How To Ship Your Motorcycle To Or From Algeria
Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost?
- Shipping a motorcycle to Albania from USA costs about $1000 to $2,200.
- There may be additional taxes and duties of 15% applicable on the import
Located in North Africa, Algeria borders the pristine Mediterranean coastline and houses the Saharan Desert. It is the 10th largest country in the world and is the largest country in Africa. It shares its borers with Morocco, Libya, Tunisia and Niger. The climate in Algeria is warm between the months of March and April, very hot and dry through the months of July, August, and September. While October through February, brings rain and moisture in the air.
Documents to Ship your Motorcycle
Before your motorcycle can leave the United States port, you will need to have the documents required to complete the process. You will need to make copies of:
- Purchase invoice
- Original bill of sale
- Proof of the VIN - take a picture of it on your motorcycle
- Your driver’s license or passport with photo ID
- Import license
- Non-sale certificate
Shipping a Motorcycle to Algeria
Before you can get your motorcycle out of a port in the United States, you will need to prepare it first. Shipping a motorcycle is simple to do when you have the assistance of our shipping agents by your side. Our shipping agent can assist you with everything from planning your import to picking it up for you; taking the hassle out of importing. You will also want to check on the price of insurance coverage. While you probably already have basic insurance coverage on your vehicle, it is important to protect it, while in transport as well. Accidents do happen and when it does, you want to be protected.
Cost of Shipping a Motorcycle
When preparing to ship your motorcycle from USA to Algeria, you will most likely want to know how much it will cost. Import duties on motorcycles is extremely high as you are required to pay 17% VAT and 15% import tax on all motorcycles or vehicles that enter Algeria. It is important to adhere to all regulations and rules formulated by Douanes Algériennes.
How to Ship your Motorcycle
You will need to prepare your motorcycle for shipping from USA to Algeria. You will need to determine what shipping option you will be using first. Every shipping option has a set of rules to follow to help you prepare your bike. Before you begin, take pictures of your motorcycle in detail. You want to note any flaws, bumps, scratches, or marks that is already on it so you know and so will your carrier. Once your vehicle is delivered in Algeria, you will want to inspect your motorcycle carefully noting any changes that can differ from the pictures. If you need to file a claim, you will want to speak to our shipping agent for further instructions.
There are different methods of shipping your vehicles to Algeria. You have the option of shipping your vehicle with Roll-on/Roll-Off method, container shipping or even by air. If you are using container shipping, the motorcycles are secured with ‘block and brace’ method. If there are many motorcycles that are being shipped together within the same container, it will reduce the price of shipping.
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.