Shipping a vehicle to Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia can be done. If you intend on living or staying the country for a while, having your own vehicle will be invaluable. The landlocked country has much to explore and even its surroundings in South America are something to see.
To ship a vehicle to the city of Santa Cruz, one must be willing to gather all necessary documents, contact Customs, and abide by any rules and regulations. South America is relatively easy to ship vehicles to. The biggest challenge is the fact that there are no seaports in the Santa Cruz area so vehicles will need to be shipped nearby instead.
Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
|San Jose, CA to (California port) to Santa Cruz de la Sierra||$200||$4500||5+25 days|
|Santa Cruz de la Sierra to (New York port) to Boston, MA||$400||$4200||5+24 days|
|Portland, OR to (California port) to Santa Cruz de la Sierra||$475||$4500||6+25 days|
|Phoenix, AZ to (California port) to Santa Cruz de la Sierra||$550||$4500||6+25 days|
|Charlotte, NC to (New York port) to Santa Cruz de la Sierra||$575||$4200||6+24 days|
|Atlanta, GA to (New York port) to Santa Cruz de la Sierra||$700||$4200||6+24 days|
|Santa Cruz de la Sierra to (California port) to Denver, CO||$775||$4500||7+25 days|
|Santa Cruz de la Sierra to (New York port) to Memphis, TN||$800||$4200||6+24 days|
|Santa Cruz de la Sierra to (New York port) to Miami, FL||$925||$4200||7+24 days|
|Santa Cruz de la Sierra to (California port) to Dallas, TX||$1,025||$4500||7+25 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.
What Do I Need to Ship My Vehicle?
To ship your vehicle to Santa Cruz, contact Customs first. The Embassy of Bolivia will be able to tell you of all that is required for vehicle shipment. There are certain requirements and documents that will be needed.
One will need to provide the proof of ownership for the vehicle. The title must be free of any liens and there must be a bill of sale with your name on it. A title and vehicle registration will also be required. Any proof that you have in regards to the vehicle should be kept handy in case it is needed.
The owner of the vehicle must also have a passport, license or picture ID. These must be presented to the Customs office way before vehicle shipment. Just in case there any issues.
The Choices of Shipping Methods.
There are several shipping methods that a person might choose from. RO/RO shipping, container shipping, and air shipping are the main forms of shipment methods. RO/RO and container tend to be the most popular considering the rate to ship a vehicle by air is extremely high. Many cannot afford to ship a vehicle by air to a foreign country.
RO/RO shipping is the cheapest method. It requires for the empty vehicle to roll on and off of the ship with ease.
Container shipping allows the vehicle to be filled with belongings. The container can also be filled. If a container is too much space, one might decide to share it with someone else. This also helps to lessen the costs.
Written By:Joe Webster
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.