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Ship Car To Surrey

🇨🇦 Canada, (CA)

Ship Car To Surrey
🇨🇦 Canada, (CA)

Surrey is a beautiful city in Vancouver Metro Regional District of British Columbia in Canada. It is one of the most populated cities in British Columbia and if you are moving here for employment opportunities or to study, you’ll need to have your own personal vehicle to ensure commuting is smooth.

The West of British Columbia faces the Pacific Ocean which faces the west coast of the U.S. This makes shipping to and from British Columbia much easier. You can go to the Overland Route in order to get from the U.S. to the Surrey and can choose door to port service or you can drive your vehicle to the closest location. You may also want to choose other picks up options such as terminal-to-door or terminal-to-terminal.  This will all depend on the policies of A1 Auto Transport as they are perfect to handle your shipping.

Since it's more convenient to choose the overland route, you can choose from one of the two shipping methods; a closed container or truck that protects your vehicle from weather and debris or a multi-car carrier. This option has your vehicle traveling in a more open way but it is more affordable in the long run.

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.

Shipping cost to Surrey.

The cost to ship your vehicle from the U.S to British Columbia will depend on which method of shipping you have chosen above. Services such as door-to-door or port-to-terminal can become more expensive in the long run. If you choose to have your vehicle transported in an enclosed truck instead of a multi-car carrier, you will most likely pay more money. Mileage and cost of fuels will be a factor to consider as well as customs tax and the size and model of your vehicle since it will be taking up space on the truck. Shipping in an open truck will allow you to share the expense with others.

Your vehicle is liable to an import assessment which can include excise tax, duty, and 5% GST. You may also be charged a provincial sales tax when you obtain a license there. If your vehicle is a non-U.S vehicle, then the duty is calculated at 6.1%. Other taxes include provincial sales tax, or PST, an air conditioning tax, an excess weight tax, or a gas guzzler tax, depending on your vehicle.

Requirements for Vehicle import.

  • You are required send a notification to U.S. Customs and Border Protection at least 72 hours before you intend to ship out. This will give customs three days to clear your vehicle.
  • You must provide your driver’s license in order to establish your personal identity
  • You will need to show the proof of purchase and list any loans that are currently against the vehicle
  • Make, model, and manufacture of your vehicle. If you have a loan against your vehicle, your lien holder will have to sign a release first.
  • You can only have one-fourth tank of gas in the car when it is driven on the truck
  • You cannot have any belongings inside the vehicle during transport other than the legal documentation that is placed in the glovebox.
  • You will need to provide an extra set of keys to your vehicle.
  • Tires must be inflated and the vehicle must be in working order so that the emergency brake works and the steering works as well.
  • Your vehicle will be inspected upon arriving at the shipping destination/terminal. If your vehicle is to be left in Surrey permanently, CBSA or Canadian Customs will place an import tax on the vehicle that will need to be cleared before it can be given to the owner.
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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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Mylene Rutllant
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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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

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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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

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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David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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