International transporters don’t all offer the same rates for their shipping services. Since all shipping processes are different, it’s not possible to set a price. There are too many details that a customer needs to provide the transport professionals with before an estimate is even calculated.
Any quote you receive is likely just a rounded figure, but it is always wise to receive a few from various dependable companies near your home in the states before you hire someone.
If you’re trying to figure out what it will cost to ship your car to Vanuatu from the United States, calling for quotes is your greatest option. However, there are ways to get a better idea of what you’re anticipated to pay for.
Information You Must Know to Receive and Estimate.
- The car’s age.
- The vehicle model, make, engine size, and other specs affect the price.
- The weight.
- The shipping services chosen.
- The transport company’s pricing and available promotions.
Buying shipping services through a professional transporter isn’t the only cost associated with the transport. You are anticipated to pay the country’s import taxes and tariffs if you wish for the car to enter the beautiful nation legally. Proof of paid taxes and other documents are needed to acquire the import approval certificate given out by Customs.
You can expect to pay a vehicle registration fee, a road tax, and a monthly fee that discontinues after the course of a year. Have the money prepared as early on as possible. Feel free to call the Embassy of Vanuatu to find out the exact tax and duty rates associated with your vehicle.
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.