Practiced, longstanding overseas shipping services are the only way to successfully import a vehicle into an overseas country. The car must travel aboard a ship.
The right equipment must be used to keep the vehicle secure as it makes its way towards its new home in the foreign country where it will soon reside. It’s no surprise that the best way to ship a car overseas is through container shipping methods. This offers the most protection and lets the customer bring other belongings.
Acquaintance with the import policies of other nations is accommodating and any reputable transporter will encourage the compliance with another country’s regulations set for motor vehicle imports. Contact the Lesotho Embassy to find out exactly what the laws for vehicle import are before you book your transport date with someone.
What Taxes and Duties Will I Pay for Import into Lesotho?
Don’t forget that the shipping service costs aren’t the only cost associated with the overseas process of transport to Lesotho. Before the car is even permitted into the country, pay all taxes in full. Show proof of payment along with any other documents to the Customs office to obtain the certificate of import approval is your car meets all criteria listed in the policy.
What Will It Cost to Ship My Car and Belongings?
Container shipping services tend to cost more than open air shipping services due to the extra space and security provided to the customer. This shipping method is also accepted by all seaports whereas open air methods aren’t always. Although it is certain that container transport costs more than alternative shipping services, it keeps the car safe from outdoor elements while out at seas. It also lets the customer fill the vehicle and the remaining space in the container with belongings.
The only way to find out exactly what container services will cost to ship your car to Lesotho is after providing information to the transport company. By answering certain questions such as what type of vehicle is being shipped and where it is shipping from and to, the transporter is able to give you a more accurate estimate. In most circumstances, container shipping services cost several thousand dollars.
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.