Car Shipping to Gambia, Banjul | Shipping Cars | First Base Freight Ltd

Car Shipping to Gambia and Banjul

  • Fast Information
  • Cost starts from: £495.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

Car shipping to Gambia on fast, reliable vessels has proved to be invaluable to our customers. Our weekly sailings by roll on/roll off and our container services sail from the port of Tilbury right in to the port of Banjul. First Base Freight is one of the UK's leading Freight Forwarders and specialises in shipping cars, vans, trucks, trailers and heavy plant machinery to Gambia by sea.

Our fully insured and regulated company can ship any size vehicle to Gambia with ease, our team are all highly experienced in shipping vehicles to all areas of West Africa, can offer a professional yet friendly approach. Our goal is to make shipping your vehicle to Gambia completely stress free every time.

Car shipping costs to Banjul, Gambia

Our car shipping costs to Gambia, the port of Banjul, will depend on the make, model and the dimensions of the vehicle. We will always remain competitive in our shippinh prices across any size or class of vehicle whilst offering a first class service to Gambia. Our typical car shipping cost to Banjul is £495.00 for a standard size saloon and £795.00 for a standard size 4 x 4 such as a Toyota Land Cruiser for example.

Our rates for larger vehicles to Banjul, Gambia will be based on the overall cubic metre, we would need to know the exact length, width and height of the vehicle to work out the costs accurately. All vehicles are measured and weighed at the port of Tilbury as soon as the vehicle arrives on the ports weighbridge. The port charge £10.00 so you will need to take this money with you, where they will give you a receipt.

Roll on/Roll off car shipping to Banjul, Gambia

Roll On/Roll off car shipping to Gambia

Our fast and frequent roll on/roll off services offer a cheaper way of shipping a vehicle to Gambia. These purpose built vehicle carrying vessels house a couple of thousand vehicles and plant machinery at any one time. Roll on/roll off has been the preferred method of shipping a vehicle to West Africa due to how easy and straightforward the process is.

Vehicles are driven up ramps and straight on to the vessel, they are then sorted by size of vehicle. Larger vehicles have their own floor as the ceiling height accommodates larger vehicles with ease. Saloons and 4 x 4's will be parked on their own deck with each vehicle being secured by straps to the front and the rear for optimum safety whilst at sea.

Container shipping to Gambia

Container shipping cars to Gambia

Our container shipping to Banjul sails on the same ship as does our roll on/roll off cargo. These ships are multi- purpose and can accommodate both methods of shipment easily. Our regular dedicated container services can be loaded at our loading facility in Tilbury Freeport or we can arrange to have the container delivered to your UK address where you can load either a 20ft, 40ft or 40ft HC container yourself.

Container shipping to Gambia is still the preferred way of shipping a car to Banjul if you are wanting to load personal items inside it. These safe steel containers are a more secure way of shipping as doors are locked prior to sailing and tamper proof seals are put in place.

Are there any Import restrictions when shipping a car to Gambia?

There are import restrictions in Gambia for used and new vehicles. All vehicles must be Left Hand Drive however in saying that we can still ship right hand drive vehicles to Banjul providing that you have a copy of The Gambian Police waiver certificate. You will need to apply to the local Police in Gambia prior to shipping your vehicle to Banjul and you must apply the conversion to the vehicle prior to it leaving Banjul port from right hand drive to left hand drive.

What paperwork is needed to ship a vehicle to Gambia?

Once you have booked your shipment to Gambia through our online booking page, you will need to send us copies of the following paperwork by email or by post:

  • V5C (or title document) for the vehicle
  • Photo page of the consignees passport
  • Purchase/Sales Invoice of the vehicle
  • Police Waiver Certificate (if required)

For further information about shipping a vehicle to Gambia or any other areas throughout Africa, then please contact one of our friendly members of staff today. For an accurate quotation please fill out the quick quote form and we'll get straight back to you with the best rate possible.



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