Category: Car Shipping Tips

What Items Are Required To Ship A Car Overseas

When shipping your car internationally, you will be required to send certain documents or copies of these to your shipping agent prior to departure. This will help to assist with the vehicle shipping procedure and make the process a lot smoother for all involved. Car Keys – We will require you to leave a key … Continue reading What Items Are Required To Ship A Car Overseas

Shipping Vehicles Using The New R-Rack System

There are now even cheaper ways of shipping saloon cars, 4 x 4’s, some vans, caravans and even certain motorhomes to either Australia or to New Zealand using a revolutionary new way of loading called the R-Rack. Basically the R-Rack system allows up to 4 vehicles to be loaded inside a shared 40ft HC container … Continue reading Shipping Vehicles Using The New R-Rack System

How To Ship Cars By Roll on/Roll off (RoRo)

Car Shipping by roll on/roll off, The easy way to ship a car overseas 5 steps to car shipping auto shipping auto shipping to australia auto shipping to new zealand car shipping car shipping companies car shipping companies to new zealand car shipping company car shipping guide car shipping overseas car shipping overseas guide car … Continue reading How To Ship Cars By Roll on/Roll off (RoRo)

Do this when you collect a car at dockside

Starting a new life in a different country is a huge undertaking. Moving overseas feels scary so it’s comforting to have little reminders of your past life with you where possible.  Ship your car to a new country and that’s one reminder you’ll have of home.  The setting might be different but the one constant … Continue reading Do this when you collect a car at dockside

Costs Of Car Shipping (Infographic)

The cost of shipping your car can vary significantly based on a number of different factors, our handy infographic looks at the main things that can affect vehicle shipping rates. Everything from the obvious where the vehicle is travelling to and from, to insurance required and paperwork requirements. There are also a number of different … Continue reading Costs Of Car Shipping (Infographic)

How to prep a motorhome for overseas trips

Preparing your motorhome for a sea faring voyage might seem a little daunting at first. Don’t worry though, we’ve got everything covered at First Base Freight and you can use our roll on roll off (roro) services and your vehicle will be secure on the lower deck of the vessel.  Before you ship the motorhome … Continue reading How to prep a motorhome for overseas trips