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Car Shipping Rates - First Base Freight Ltd

International Car Shipping Rates

Car shipping rates vary from country to country, this could be due to the size of the vehicle being shipped or something simple like the frequency of service to a certain destination. The more popular the route of sailing the cheaper your car shipping rate will be. Saloon cars will always be cheaper to ship than say a 4 x 4, as volumetric size becomes the important rate factor when working out costs for shipping any vehicle overseas by roll on/roll off. For example the car shipping rate for a saloon car to Australia is £825.00, whereas the 4 x 4 will cost on average £1050.00. Vehicle size plays an important factor when working out the shipping rates.

The only time that the volumetric size is not taken in to account is if your car shipping rate involves it being shipped inside a container. The container shipping rate is based on the size of container and not on the vehicle that's loaded inside it. So for example a 20ft container rate to Jebel Ali will cost on average £875.00 for either a saloon car, 4 x 4, small van and some caravans depending if they fit comfortably inside it or not. Your vehicle shipping rate will only be charged based on the container and not what the make and model of it is loaded inside it.

Even Better Car Shipping Quotes

First Base Freight pride themselves on their ability to offer fantastic car shipping rates to any country overseas. Our quick quote form allows us to take the basic of information and provide you with one of our best car shipping rates in a speedy manner. Our car shipping quotes all offer free UK customs clearance on all our exports helping to drive costs even lower for our customers. We average between 50 and 85 car shipping quotes per day and endeavour to have your quotation with you within 30 minutes of receiving it. Our dedicated sales team offer fast and accurate rates to anyone looking to either ship their vehicle immediately or are simply checking to see if it is an affordable option for them. Whatever your reasons for obtaining a car shipping quote, we are here to assist anytime day or night.

Average Car Shipping Rates

Our car shipping rates by roll on/roll off or by container will vary due to many factors as explained earlier. We will always endeavour to provide the most cost effective price to anyone by proactively looking for the cheapest, most cost effective services throughout the year. We continually check and monitor the market place in order to drive our costs as low as possible to save you even more money.

The average cost to ship a car measuring no more than 1.6mtrs high is £480 + VAT from either Southampton or Bristol to Limassol, whereas a 4 x 4 will cost on average £680 + VAT. Our car shipping rates will continue to be challenged throughout 2015/2016, but with the nose for a bargain we guarantee to beat any like for like quote.