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Yacht Shipping International

Yacht Shipping International
Yacht Shipping International

What Is the Yacht Shipping International?

The absolute most affordable and cost effective way to ship your yacht internationally is through a professional international yacht shipping company. There are many great and reliable transport companies in the U.S. that are familiar with international yacht transports. Yacht and boat enthusiasts will get the vessel they’re looking for from anywhere in the world if it’s what they’re looking for. When you search for the right transport company, make sure they are BBB approved, DOT registered, and have all the proper licensing to show their professionalism in the industry.

To receive shipping rates to have your yacht transported overseas, it is wise to call the transporter for a more accurate estimate. Most transporters will offer free quotes through an online shipping calculator but this isn’t usually as honest as the quote you receive when you call in. It also makes it easier to ask questions or to have any concerns addressed before hiring the transporter for services. Sometimes, military personnel, students and other individuals may qualify for a discount due to the nature of the yacht’s relocation. It doesn’t hurt to ask.

Remember that most countries have import taxes they charge depending on the type of import. You must pay these in full before your yacht is approved by Customs for the import. Customs will also request other forms of documentation with the proof of paid taxes.

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How the Cost of International Yacht Transport Is Calculated

The cost of shipping your yacht overseas is determined by several things. Most car shipping companies come up with an estimate based on similar factors.

  • The type of yacht
  • The yachts dimensions and weight
  • The distance the transporter must travel to deliver the yacht
  • The shipping services being used to deliver the yacht internationally
  • The cost of fuel and other shipping resources at the time of the transport
  • The time of year or season might affect the price of delivery, depending on the type of transport

After the international transport company is provided with the proper details and information, they’ll come up with a more accurate quote for your international yacht services.

The Advantages of Shipping a Yacht through Professionals

  • You’ll save money. Professionals that offer international shipping services will have the right freight ships and transport equipment already on hand.
  • They have the latest in shipping technology.
  • They’ll protect the yacht’s value through their insurance policy. Always ask what the insurance coverage entails.
  • They provide a faster overseas delivery.
  • They’ll have experience with overseas deliveries and complying with foreign import policies and other transport laws.
  • You can watch the progress of your yacht’s travels through real-time satellite tracking services.
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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.


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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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