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Ship Car To Pretoria

🇿🇦 South Africa, (ZA)

Ship Car To Pretoria
🇿🇦 South Africa, (ZA)

Car Shipping Pretoria

Pretoria is a town in Gauteng Province within South Africa. It is situated in the northern part of the country and is one of three capital cities.

A bustling city, Pretoria is the hub of education and business.   If you are moving here for any reasons, don’t forget to import your vehicle for ease of commuting.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Pretoria

Pretoria to (New York port)
to New York, NY
$275$38005+37 days
Pretoria to (California port)
to Los Angeles
$350$46005+46 days
Las Vegas, NV to (California port)
to Pretoria
$450$46005+46 days
Phoenix, AZ to (California port)
to Pretoria
$550$46006+46 days
Seattle, WA to (California port)
to Pretoria
$550$46006+46 days
Pretoria to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$38006+37 days
Chicago, IL to (New York port)
to Pretoria
$675$38006+37 days
Miami, FL to (New York port)
to Pretoria
$925$38007+37 days
Pretoria to (California port)
to Dallas, TX
$1,025$46007+46 days
Houston, TX to (New York port)
to Pretoria
$1,075$38007+37 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.

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Import Regulations in South Africa.

You would have to abide by strict legal regulations of the customs and as well of the auto transport company when shipping by A1 Auto Transport service, as they understand the requirements of South Africa. When you hire us to take care of the process, you would have to provide certain documentation prior to the shipping. These include:

  • Driver’s License.
  • Social Security Number.
  • Vehicle’s Title.
  • Certificate of Insurance.
  • Power of attorney if you won’t be present to pick your car up.

We are going to make sure that everything with the process goes as intended. Our experienced international shipping company is going to inform you about the different methods, paperwork which you would need to fill as well as the preparation process. Depending on the type of shipping, we would also tell you whether or not you can send other items with the car. If you want us to pick up your car from your home and deliver it to your location at Pretoria, there are going to be extra charges. However, the whole process of shipping becomes hassle-free. If you need any further information, you can contact the U.S. Customs.

Vehicle Provisions.

Pretoria is a city which has implemented strict regulations on the import of vehicles and some of the specifications on it include:

  • Only right-handed driving cars are permitted.
  • One car per family or individual is allowed.
  • Returning citizens have to pay the full taxes to the customs.
  • Immigrants are not allowed to sell the vehicle in the next 2 years.
  • Temporary residents are also required to pay full taxes and they must present a temporary import permit.
  • The diplomats of foreign countries are exempt from taxes but they have to provide the certificate of diplomacy.
  • An Import Permit is provided by the Embassy of South Africa, so you have to take care of this prior to the process.

On top of that, you are also required to provide the officials with the following documentation once the car reaches the clearance checkpoint in South africa:

  • Temporary License.
  • Passport.
  • Permit for import.
  • Bill of Sale.
  • Title of the car.
  • Original Registration.
  • A 304A as well as P1.160 forms in three copies.

You can contact the South African Embassy in the Washington, DC if you have any further questions.

Shipment Methods.

You are going to have several ways to get your car shipped to Port Elizabeth, the main port of South Africa. If you want to transport other household items with your car you will need to choose Container shipping. Make sure to get the price quote as well as other details such as the pick-up and delivery dates as well as any other fees, prior to the shipping. However, these are the methods that you can go for when shipping a car to Port Elizabeth:

  • Roll-on/Roll-Off Shipping requires your car to be driven onto the deck of the carrier ship where it’s going to be securely harnessed in the parking bay. Once it arrives at the Port Elizabeth, it’s going to be driven off. You are not allowed to ship any personal items with the vehicles. This is the most preferred and cheapest way to get your car shipped overseas.
  • Container Shipping on the other hand is the best method if you have any other household goods or personal belongings that you want shipped. It is going to cost a bit more but it would allow you to easily transfer all of your household goods conveniently.
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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. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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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I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

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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There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

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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