Car Shipping to Jamaica - First Base Freight Ltd

Car Shipping To Jamaica

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  • Cost starts from: £1075.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

Our car shipping to Jamaica services sail to the port of Kingston every month by roll on/roll off or weekly by container. We specialise in the safe shipment of saloon Cars, 4 x 4's, Vans, Minibuses, Trucks, Tractors, Trailers, Coaches and Buses to the port of Kingston. Our roll on/roll off vessels sail monthly from Southampton with a transit time of approximately 38 days. Container car shipping to Jamaica is a weekly service from the port of Tilbury, London Gateway or Felixstowe.

First Base Freight has been shipping vehicles to Jamaica for over 10 years, our success rate assures our customers of a great, reliable service every time. Whatever the vehicle, we ship it safely on fast, secure vessels. Our very experienced members of staff will discuss the options with you and will assist you with any queries regarding your shipment to Kingston. From discussing the export process and the customs procedures after your vehicle has arrived in Jamaica is all part of our service to you.

Car Shipping Costs to Jamaica

Our car shipping costs to Jamaica start from £1075.00 for a standard saloon car and £1195.00 for a 4 x 4 and are shipped on our roll on/roll off services from Southampton to the port of Kingston every month. For us to quote for a larger vehicle such as a van or truck for example, we will need you to advise us of the length, width and height. Rates for larger vehicles are charged based on their overall cubic metre, so no two vehicles will be the same and all large vehicles will be rated according to size.

Roll on/Roll off car shipping to Jamaica

Roll On/Roll off car shipping to Jamaica

Our roll on/roll off vehicle shipping to Kingston port is the cheapest way of shipping a car to Jamaica. This favoured option is due to how easy vehicles can be loaded and offloaded off the vessel. Our vessels sail weekly from Southampton to La Havre where it will meet with the mother vessel to Kingston once a month. Transit time to Kingston is approximately 38 days from the UK. RoRo vessels offer a completely safe way of shipping a vehicle overseas, they have been built for the sole purpose of carrying rolling cargo.

Container Car Shipping to Kingston

Container shipping cars to Jamaica

Every vehicle shipped inside either a 20ft or 40ft container, offers a safe and secure transit to Jamaica. All cars are secured by wooden chocks and ratchet straps, ensuring absolute security during shipment to Kingston. You can also ship any personal effects inside your car if shipping by container. This offers a more cost effective way to ship for many of our clients especially when they are looking to ship their vehicle and their personal effects at the same time to Kingston. Shipping to Jamaica from UK with First Base Freight will ensure you peace of mind, always.

Are there any import restrictions for shipping vehicles to Jamaica?

Yes there are certain restrictions in place when shipping vehicles to Jamaica. Please note that there is an Age Limit for used cars being imported, for example for saloon cars x 4 x 4's the age limit is 5 years. So any vehicle older than this will be refused entry in to Jamaica. For further information check out the Jamaica Customs Website where you will find some very important information regarding the importation of your vehicle. As well as restrictions, please be aware that you must first apply for an import permit from Trade Board Ltd or check out The import guide.

What paperwork is needed to ship a vehicle to Jamaica?

When exporting a car to Jamaica from the UK, we would require copies of the following documentation:

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

For further information on our car shipping to Jamaica or the shipment of any other vehicle to the port of Kingston then please contact one of our highly trained members of staff today, or simply complete our quick quote form and we'll get straight back to you.