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Car Shipping to Brisbane

Car Shipping To Brisbane

  • Fast Information
  • Cost starts from: £695.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

First Base Freight offer weekly vehicle shipping services from the UK to Brisbane by RORO (roll on/roll off), shared container & dedicated container services. We’ve been successfully shipping vehicles to Australia for over 10 years out of the UK. Our professional approach will ensure that you will receive a first class service, regular updates and an unrivalled customer service from start to finish.

If you’re looking to relocate to Brisbane then let us guide you through the process. Our very experienced members of staff are able to help you ship your vehicle successfully. Our clear focus using only best practices will ensure that your vehicle is safely shipped to Brisbane. Our weekly sailings and competitive rates means that we can serve you more efficiently and cost effectively all year round.

Car Shipping Costs to Brisbane

  • Our roll on/roll off car shipping costs to Brisbane start from £945.00 for saloons with 4 x 4’s costing £1110.00 from Southampton.
  • The cost to ship a car to Brisbane in a 20ft container is £1195.00 and 2 vehicles loaded inside a 40ft or 40ft HC container cost £1895.00 to Brisbane.
  • We also offer shared container services from our loading facility in Bristol at a cost of £695.00 for a saloon car and £795.00 for a 4 x 4 to Brisbane.

Roll On/Roll off shipping to Brisbane

RORO Car Shipping to Brisbane

RORO offers a safe way of shipping a car to Brisbane. These purpose built ships carry thousands of vehicles at any one time and are renowned for their ease of loading and unloading at the ports. All vehicles are driven on to the ship and loaded inside the vessel below deck. All vehicles are secured using straps to ensure that they remain safe on board throughout its voyage.

Shared Container Car Shipping to Brisbane

Our shared container services load at our depot in Avonmouth in Bristol every week. This service allows us to lower our rates for both saloon cars, 4×4’s, vans and some motorhomes to Brisbane. If the vehicle fits within the dimensions of a 40′ HC, we can ship it for a lot less than RORO services. The advantage of shipping a vehicle to Australia by container means that personal belongings can be loaded inside the vehicle safely and for no extra cost.

20′ & 40′ Container Shipping UK to Australia

Container shipping cars to Brisbane

Container shipping to Brisbane offers a safer way of shipping high valued vehicles from the UK. Cars are secured using straps and wooden blocks around each wheel. This ensures that your vehicle remains safe in transit to Australia. We have loading facilities in both Bristol and Southampton where we can safely load your vehicle and take photographs before, during and after having it loaded.

Import Permits for Brisbane

You must first apply and obtain an Import Permit prior to even thinking about shipping a vehicle to Brisbane. The one thing to consider before you ship any vehicle to Australia is that you will firstly need to obtain this Permit by completing the application form where acceptance or denial can take anything up to 6 weeks in busy periods. See more information under the Personal Imports Scheme. If you do not have one of these permits in place prior to shipping your vehicle then you may encounter problems importing it in to Brisbane. Any vehicles arriving in Brisbane without the Import Permit will face having their vehicle shipped back to the UK at their own expense.

Import permit application & guide

Please find the Import Approval Guide and Application below for when you are thinking about shipping your car to Brisbane. Please allow up to 6 weeks in busy periods before you ship it to Australia.

For further information on shipping a car, motorhome, caravan or truck to Brisbane then please contact us today.



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