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  1. Car Shipping Xi’an
  2. Shipping A Car To Xi’an From The United States
  3. Cost & Time Examples For Shipping A Car To Xi’an
  4. Location
  5. Shipping And Delivery Methods
  6. Necessary Documents
  7. Xi’an Customs
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Car Shipping Xi’an

Shipping a car to Xi’an from the United States.

Importing a vehicle into China isn’t easy to do alone. The process involves many formalities and requires knowledge of customs rules and regulations – a headache you don’t need when you’re busy with the rest of your move. A-1 Auto Transport saves you time and energy by providing not only excellent shipping services but also all the relevant information about Chinese customs that you’ll require. A-1 are the leaders in shipping to cities across China and beyond.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Xi’an

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated Time
San Jose, CA to (California port)
to Xi’an
$200$28005+30 days
Xi’an to (California port)
to Las Vegas, NV
$450$28005+30 days
Xi’an to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$28006+30 days
Xi’an to (California port)
to Seattle, WA
$550$28006+30 days
Xi’an to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$31006+40 days
Chicago, IL to (New York port)
to Xi’an
$675$31006+40 days
Xi’an to (New York port)
to Atlanta, GA
$700$31006+40 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Xi’an
$775$28007+30 days
Xi’an to (New York port)
to Memphis, TN
$800$31006+40 days
Houston, TX to (New York port)
to Xi’an
$1,075$31007+40 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.

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*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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Location.

Xi’an is located in the center of northwest China’s Guanzhong Plain. The capital of the Shaanxi province, it is one of the oldest cities in China, with established connections to the rest of the nation via the national highway system and numerous rail lines.

Shipping and Delivery Methods.

You’ve got two primary choices of how you’ll have the vehicle transported:

  • The roll-on/roll-off method of shipping involves loading the car directly onto the carrier. Once on board, the car is strapped in place to restrict movement. This is the more economical option, suitable for most customers.
  • In container shipping, the car is loaded into 20- or 40-foot cargo containers, which are in turn loaded aboard the carrier. This is ideal for cars that require extra protection.

You can also select between door-to-door delivery and terminal-to-terminal delivery.

  • Door-to-door – In this method, the vehicle is collected at your convenience from your home by the shipper. Once it reaches Xi’an, it will be delivered to any location of your choice.
  • Terminal-to-terminal – You will need to drop your vehicle off at the nearest terminal when using this method. You’ll then be provided with the address of the terminal where you can collect it in Xi’an.
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Necessary Documents.

Certain documentation is necessary to clear the customs at Xi’an. Chinese customs law dictates that you must be present in the country at the time your shipment arrives. Failure to supply the following documents may result in denial of entry at the arrival terminal.

  • A written application and a declaration of cargo.
  • The vehicle’s original title.
  • An invoice showing the commercial value.
Xi’an Customs.

Navigating China’s customs laws doesn’t have to be a painful process. Here are a few important notes:

  • Effective July 2010, foreigners are not permitted to import used vehicles. New vehicles are still allowable.
  • You may only import left-hand drive cars into China.
  • Duty on vehicles is based largely on the engine cubic capacity. The rates can be rather steep, and usually begin at around 25%.
  • Diesel-powered cars are banned in China, though jeeps are an exception.
  • Note that foreign companies and experts may be exempt from the custom duty on cars.

There are also a few steps you can take to physically prepare the vehicle:

  • Wash it thoroughly, both inside and out, as lingering organic matter can hold up the inspection process.
  • Help the shippers to move the vehicle as needed, by leaving the fuel tank roughly one-quarter full and disabling the alarm systems.
  • Check that brakes are in proper working condition.
  • Take all personal belongings out of the vehicle, and remove any detachable external accessories like ski or bike racks.
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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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