Category: South Africa

How to ship a car to South Africa

Shipping to Durban – a Great African Destination Many people from some parts of the world leave their native countries behind to come live in South Africa, which is perhaps the African continent’s most progressive country. Because of such trend and migration, international freight forwarding companies like First Base Freight Ltd offer car shipping to Durban … Continue reading How to ship a car to South Africa

Can you ship your car overseas?

When shipping a vehicle overseas – you must first consider if your vehicle would actually be allowed to enter into your chosen country of destination. Some countries will only permit left hand drive vehicles, whilst other countries may only consider right hand drives. Some countries will request that your vehicle passes a specialist inspection before … Continue reading Can you ship your car overseas?

Cost to ship a car overseas

Shipping your car overseas may not cost as much as you think, with a vast amount of large specialist vessels carrying thousands of vehicles every week; import and export of vehicles is a big industry. With many shipping lines offering some great rates, picking the right one with the best price is important keeping in … Continue reading Cost to ship a car overseas

How is my vehicle shipped overseas?

Are you moving abroad and wondering how you’re going to take your car with you? The simple answer is to ship it. The method of shipping comes down to your preference and where in the world you are shipping your vehicle to. Your first step towards shipping your vehicle overseas will be to contact a … Continue reading How is my vehicle shipped overseas?

Shipping personal effects inside your vehicle

The most popular question when shipping a vehicle overseas is if you can load the vehicle with any luggage or personal effects. We see the logic in this as it can be costly just to send a few boxes overseas and if you are already shipping your vehicle then you might as well make the … Continue reading Shipping personal effects inside your vehicle

Importation Guide in to South Africa

To help you understand the customs requirements and documentation that you may be required to obtain when shipping your vehicle to South Africa, we have compiled this short importation guide. There are many different regulations that surround the importation of most vehicles into South Africa, which anyone who is planning to ship their vehicle should … Continue reading Importation Guide in to South Africa

How to Ship Your Motorcycle Overseas

When shipping your motorcycle overseas It can sometimes be completely different to how you would normally ship your average car, you still have you’re the option to ship your motorcycle via Roll on/Roll off (RoRo) and container shipping, but RoRo isn’t always as common when shipping your bike as it is with shipping other types … Continue reading How to Ship Your Motorcycle Overseas

How much is it to ship my car overseas?

Here at First Base Freight we strive to be able to offer you an affordable, professional service at all times when shipping with us, we offer services from any of the UK major ports to virtually any other country in the world.  But the one question you are asking yourself when you decide to ship … Continue reading How much is it to ship my car overseas?

How to apply for an Ozone Substance/Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Equipment Licence

When shipping vehicles to Australia is vitally important to your move to make sure that your car passes all of the examinations that that may have to pass before it can leave the port one check is for vehicles which contain Refrigerant Gases.  These gasses are usually found within vehicles like motorhomes and caravans that … Continue reading How to apply for an Ozone Substance/Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Equipment Licence

Why you Shouldn’t Pack Your Personal Items When Shipping Your Car Overseas

We all know that when you’re moving, it can be a highly stressful time, and you feel that you may need to take every shortcut possible to you such as packing items into as many different modes of transport as possible to lower the load within the moving van, and this statement goes double if … Continue reading Why you Shouldn’t Pack Your Personal Items When Shipping Your Car Overseas