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Shipping a vehicle to Namibia

Car shipping to Namibia Here at First Base Freight we offer a professional and reliable car shipping service to Namibia from the UK as well as shipping vehicles to many other worldwide destinations. With over 25 years of experience with shipping overseas and also with our main market being West Africa; we have the pleasure … Continue reading Shipping a vehicle to Namibia

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

Handling Fees Once your Car Arrives in Cyprus.

When we ship our customer’s cars over to Cyprus, we are asked so many times about how much the charges are in Cyprus and what documents are needed. Well here’s a breakdown of the cost, documents and any other information we think you may need. Basically speaking upon arrival you should apply for a temporary … Continue reading Handling Fees Once your Car Arrives in Cyprus.

Tax Exemptions Applicable to Imports from a Member-State of Personal Property

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE DEPARTMENT NICOSIA SEPTEMBER 2005 1A. INΤRODUCTION 1. Legal basis Community legislation: Regulation (EEC) 918/83 Directive 83/183 (EEC) National legislation: The Excise Duties (Tax Exemptions Applicable to Imports from a Member-State of the Personal Property of Individuals) Regulations of 2004, no.376/04 The Customs Duties (Customs Reliefs) Regulations of 2004, no.377/04 The Customs and … Continue reading Tax Exemptions Applicable to Imports from a Member-State of Personal Property

Can Your Car Be Shipped?

Here at First Base Freight we have noticed that whenever your shipping vehicles overseas to a new country there are a few things that you will have to check. Many countries throughout the world have many rules on what type of cars they allow to be shipped into their country. The usual ones are: Age … Continue reading Can Your Car Be Shipped?

Choosing a Freight Forwarder

Professionalism is no luxury but a prerequisite in choosing a freight forwarder, potential customers seek assurance in terms of capability and integrity. When considering sales or purchases outside the UK, due attention should be paid to the physical delivery at the outset. If integrated into the international marketing strategy at the planning stage the freight … Continue reading Choosing a Freight Forwarder

International Vehicle Shipping

The International car shipping industry is a very competitive and private industry.  Our core business of the shipping industry is to ship cars overseas by either water, air or road.  The international automobile shipping industry is growing at an exceptional rate.  International shipping services are operated on certain well known and very established routes. If … Continue reading International Vehicle Shipping

What is a Bill of Lading?

Both the ‘ticket to ride’ and the document of title, it is fair to say that in the international sale and movement of goods the ocean bill of lading, is a crucial document which has been relied upon by the commercial community over many years.  Indeed, it is regarded by the banks as the most … Continue reading What is a Bill of Lading?

Importing Vehicles into New Zealand

Information supplied by the New Zealand Import Agency (NZTA) When a vehicle is imported to be used in New Zealand, it must go through a process called entry certification.  This process checks the vehicle is in a roadworthy condition, has not been crashed or water damaged, and is legally the importer’s property. New Zealand seeks … Continue reading Importing Vehicles into New Zealand

Cars entering Australia – Update

Vehicle shipping to Australia Update – News just in from Australia 29.07.10 We have just received further advice from the Department of Environment, The scenarios do not apply to personally imported vehicles.  Personally imported vehicles (That is a vehicle with an Import Approval under the personal import category) will not need degassing until further notice … Continue reading Cars entering Australia – Update