Car Shipping to Limassol - First Base Freight Ltd

Car Shipping to Limassol

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  • Cost starts from: £480.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

For reliable & affordable car shipping to Limassol look no further than First Base Freight, the UK's best vehicle shipping company. Our fully regulated, UK based company has been shipping cars to Limassol for over 10 years for both military and private individuals. Our roll on/roll off and container shipping services offer a fast, efficient way of shipping any vehicle to Cyprus. These purpose built vessels can transport any rolling cargo such as; cars, vans, motorhomes, caravans and even heavy plant machinery.

Cyprus is fast becoming one of the most favoured destinations to relocate to, be it for 6 months of the year or for a more permanent basis. The cost of hiring a car whilst in Cyprus can work out very expensive, the cost of shipping a vehicle to Limassol has become appealing to our customers who are looking to save money on transport fees.

Car shipping costs to Limassol

Our car shipping costs to Limassol start from £480 + VAT, whereas our 4 x 4 shipping costs to Cyprus start from £680 + VAT on our fast, reliable roll on/roll off services. We can also ship your car or small van from our loading depot in Enfield on our shared container services for £970 + VAT every week.

Roll on/Roll off car shipping to Limassol

Roll On/Roll off car shipping to Limassol

Our weekly roll on/roll off car shipping services to Limassol offers quicker transit times from Southampton of only 14 days whereas sailings from Portbury in Bristol takes 21. These purpose built car carrying ships also transport other rolling cargo such as vans, trucks, caravans and motorhomes. All vehicles are parked and secured below deck to offer as much safety as possible whilst the ship is sailing to Limassol.

Container shipping to Limassol

Container shipping cars to Limassol

As well as roll on/roll off, we also offer weekly 20ft, 40ft and 40ft shared container services to Limassol. We offer sailings from many ports across the UK direct to Limassol on fast, purpose built container vessels. Container shipping to Cyprus offers some customers that extra peace of mind, we can load your vehicle at one of our many depots and safely transport it to the port of departure for you. Our container shipping costs to Limassol vary depending on which port you want to ship from. For up to date rates, complete our quick quote form and we'll get straight back to you.

Car collection services in the UK

As well as shipping cars to Limassol, we also offer very reliable UK vehicle collection services where we will deliver your car to the port for you. We use only fully qualified, fully insured 'Trade Plate Drivers' or car carriers. We can collect from your home, your work or from a public car park easily. If we are collecting your vehicle by trade plate driver, your vehicle must have a current MOT and be fully operational. If an MOT is not on the vehicle then car carrier services will be your only other option for collection and delivery to the port.

Are there vehicle collection charges in Limassol?

There will be vehicle shipping costs in Limassol that you will need to consider, for example there will be Port Fees, customs clearance (T2L), duties and taxes that may be applicable along with a delivery order charge. We always recommend anyone looking to ship a vehicle to Cyprus to research what all the fees will be. We can put you in touch with our agent in Cyprus before you commit to ship your car overseas to find out what all these costs are. They will also be able to advise on how to re-register your vehicle if it is being imported permanently. Check out the up to date information about importing a car on the Cyprus Customs Website, here you will find some really helpful advice.

What paperwork is needed to ship a car to Limassol?

We will need to have some documents sent to us once you have booked your shipment. This will assist us to put the correct details on the shipping paperwork, such as the shipping note and the bill of lading. Copies of the following are required:

  • V5C (or title document) for the vehicle
  • Photo page of the consignees passport
  • Purchase/Sales Invoice of the vehicle

We don't just ship cars to Limassol, we can also arrange to have your vehicle delivered to your door to anywhere throughout Cyprus. For further information on car shipping to Limassol, contact us today or simply complete our quick quote form and we'll get straight back to you.

The European Member State Regulation

It is also worth noting that important information is available on applying for relief from Excise and Duties when car shipping to Cyprus. We would strongly recommend reading the TRANSFER OF NORMAL RESIDENCE FROM ANOTHER EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER-STATE regulation (EEC) 918/83 if you're planning your move.

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