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Ship Car To Negombo

🇱🇰 Sri Lanka, (LK)

Ship Car To Negombo
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka, (LK)

Negombo is a major city and is located on the west coast of Sri Lanka, at the base of the Negombo Lagoon. It is considered to be the largest city in the district of Gampaha.

It is considered the fourth largest city in the entire country after Jaffna, Colombo, and Kandy. Negombo is well known for its fishing industry and markets which display on the sandy beaches.

If you want to stay in Negombo for a while, or if you are returning to Negombo from living abroad for a while, you will need your personal vehicle to get around. You can ship your car to Colombo for pick up but you will need a transport service like A1 Auto Transport Service to assist you in this mission.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Negombo

San Jose, CA to (California port)
to Negombo
$200$29005+39 days
Boston, MA to (New York port)
to Negombo
$400$23005+33 days
Negombo to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$29006+39 days
Phoenix, AZ to (California port)
to Negombo
$550$29006+39 days
Negombo to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$23006+33 days
Negombo to (New York port)
to Atlanta, GA
$700$23006+33 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Negombo
$775$29007+39 days
Negombo to (New York port)
to Memphis, TN
$800$23006+33 days
Miami, FL to (New York port)
to Negombo
$925$23007+33 days
Negombo to (California port)
to Dallas, TX
$1,025$29007+39 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

Essential Documents

A1 Auto Transport Service can assist you in meeting the requirements necessary to transport your vehicle to Negombo without any delays. You will need the correct paperwork in order to import your vehicle as per Sri Lanka Customs Department. It may seem like a lot but it is necessary in order to be able to drive while you are visiting or living in Sri Lanka. The documents required are:

  • That you have at least a six month resident visa.
  • The vehicle will only be driven by the owner and the owner's family.
  • The vehicle is less than 3 ½ years old .
  • The vehicle owner is the one driving the vehicle.
  • The steering mechanism is located on the right hand side of the vehicle.
  • A vehicle can only be imported for a maximum of five years.

Preparing for your Import.

You will need to provide proof of ownership from the port officials when you pick up your vehicle. Have your passport, driver's license, vehicle registration, as well as all the visa details and proof of residence in Sri Lanka. This documentation should include your arrival and departure date as well as your reason for visiting. You will need to check with the Sri Lanka Embassy in the U.S. to determine what you need in order to follow transport procedures.

Shipping Methods to Choose From.

When choosing how to get your vehicle to the port, you will have two shipping methods to choose from; Roll On/ Roll Off and container shipping. The Roll On/Roll Off method involves the vehicle being driven onto the ship and secured as it makes the trip to Colombo. The vehicle will be placed on the ship's deck where nothing will be allowed in the car but a quarter of a tank of gas and all the air conditioning gases removed.  If you choose container shipping, you will be able to load your vehicle along with your personal belongings into a 20 or 40 foot container. The car will be secured into a container aboard the ship.

Guidelines to Ship to Sri Lanka.  

You need to be aware of some rules and requirements for shipping your vehicle to Sri Lanka:

  • You cannot have a mortgage or associated lease agreement.
  • The vehicle you import can only have the steering wheel on the right hand side.
  • You cannot drive your vehicle outside of Sri Lanka.
  • Your vehicle must be properly registered.
  • You have two weeks to register your vehicle.
  • You cannot buy your vehicle there with your own funds.
  • Your vehicle must be drivable upon departure.

It's always a good idea to look up the rules and regulations before you begin the process of importing your vehicle. Always pay your duties and taxes associated with importing.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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