Things You Need to Learn about Shipping a Car to Israel from the USA
Not everyone jumps on the idea of shipping their car to another country. That’s partially because they’re not aware of the advantages that come with professional auto transport services.
Shipping your car to Israel through a transport company with years of history in the industry is the absolute best way to deliver a car overseas. With professionals, it is completely safe to ship your car and even cheaper than you might expect.
The key to a successful international transport it finding the right transporter. If possible, find an overseas transport service near your home in the U.S. with a positive reputation and reasonable rates. Make sure they carry insurance coverage and offer a variety of ways to ship your car. They should have friendly customer service and not expect a payment until the car has been delivered to Israel safely.
Contacting the Embassy to Fulfill Import Regulations.
The most recommended step to an international transport is calling the embassy of the country. Call the Embassy of Israel to ask about the latest auto import law. Also ask about the current tax and duty rates. They’ll have all the information you need so you can begin collecting the documents needed for import permission.
Your international transporter will have their staff on hand to help you with anything they can as you get ready for the car to ship off. They can even break down the laws for you to understand. They have a lot of familiarity with foreign import laws. It’s extremely important that all of the right proof is given to the Customs office. This includes proof of paid tariffs and duties. They will give you the certificate of import approval upon compliance.
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.