Car Shipping to Fremantle
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- Cost starts from: £795.00
- Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
- Container Shipping: Yes ✓
Fremantle is a port city in Western Australia that’s part of the Perth metropolitan area. This is a port city located at the mouth of the Swan River. Fremantle Harbour serves as the port of Perth which receives thousands of vehicles every year. Our professional car shipping services to Fremantle port is only one of the 5 destinations we ship to throughout Australia every week.
First Base Freight offers affordable car shipping services to Fremantle in Australia. Our car shipping from the UK to Fremantle sail by RORO, shared container and dedicated container services.Frequency of sailings are either weekly or fortnightly depending on the method of transport chosen.
RORO Car Shipping to Fremantle
We offer roll on/roll off (RORO) car shipping services from the UK 2-3 times a month. Vessels sail from the ports of Southampton or Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to Fremantle. RORO offers a secure and affordable way of shipping any rolling cargo to Fremantle. All cars are driven on to the ship and are
secured below deck to ensure its safe transit by sea. Transit time for shipping cars to Fremantle takes approximately 37-39 days from the UK.
Shared Container Car Shipping to Fremantle
First Base Freight ship weekly from either Avonmouth, Bristol or from Rainham, Essex to Fremantle by shared container services. Our shared container service offers a cheaper way of shipping cars to Fremantle. Between 3 and 4 vehicles are loaded together using ramps and are secured on platforms to ensure maximum space is used to fill each container. This option allows you to load personal belongings inside the vehicle unlike with RORO where the vehicle must be completely empty.
Dedicated 20ft and 40ft Container Shipping
This option works out the cheapest option if shipping one or two cars to Fremantle, especially on the import side in Australia. Using a dedicated container allows you to be in control of who you engage to assist with the import process in Fremantle. With this option you get to choose your own import agent. This option will permit you to look for a company offering the cheapest rates and best
services unlike when shipping by shared container services where the agent has already been chosen by the freight forwarder in the UK. Our dedicated container services sail weekly from either Tilbury or Southampton. Transit time takes approximately 43 days by sea.
Importing a car in to Fremantle
You must first obtain a Vehicle Import Approval (VIA) from the Australian Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. You need to make sure your car meets the vehicle standards required in order to obtain the import approval. To obtain a VIA, you need to have lived overseas for a period of 12 months or longer, this is called a qualifying period. In order to qualify you should not have lived in Australia anytime during those 12 months. You also should have owned your vehicle for a minimum period of 12 months and have proof of ownership to prove this.
For further information on our car shipping to Fremantle services from the UK, please call us on Tel: 0117 923 589 and speak to one of members of staff today.