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Car Shipping To Beitbridge

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  • Cost starts from: £1495.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

We offer both roll on/roll off car shipping to Beitbridge via Durban or by container services. For car shipping services to Beitbridge, First Base Freight know exactly how to ship your vehicle safely and on time. Both services sail from the UK to Durban sea port where your vehicle will be then transported to Beitbridge border post where you can collect it within 7 days of it arriving at Durban.

First Base Freight have been shipping cars to Beitbridge for over 10 years, we know how to get your vehicle their safely and without issue every time. Our partners in Durban offer a weekly transporter service direct to Beitbridge on their multi car transporters and offer a great service every time.

Our vehicle shipping services to Beitbridge sail from the UK from either the port of Sheerness or Southampton by roll on/roll off. Transit time takes approximately 19-21 days to arrive at Durban port where our agent will clear your vehicle through customs. All vehicles are put in to bond where you or your client will arrive and pay for any duties or taxes that may be applicable to release the vehicle at Beitbridge.

Car shipping costs to Beitbridge

The Typical roll on/roll off car shipping costs from Sheerness or Southampton to Beitbridge are as follows:

  • Costs from Sheerness to Beitbridge: £1495.00 (saloons)
  • Costs from Sheerness to Beitbridge: £1645.00 (4 x 4’s)
  • Price includes clearance up to arrival Beitbridge
  • Price excludes: Duties or taxes applicable on route to Beitbridge

Roll on/Roll off Car shipping to Beitbridge

Roll On/Roll off shipping to Beitbridge

Roll on/Roll off car shipping services will always remain to be the most cost effective way of shipping a vehicle overseas. These purpose built ships are designed to ship cars, trucks, vans, plant machinery and motorhomes safely by sea. As Beitbridge is landlocked, roll on/roll off vessels can only deliver vehicles up to Durban.

All vehicles are driven straight on to the ship where they are secured to the bed of the vessel using straps. RoRo ships are basically like a floating car park and are not designed to carry passengers but only rolling cargo. All vehicles are continually checked when they are sailing to Durban to ensure that straps holding the vehicle in place have not worked themselves loose. Safety is taken very seriously and the professional crew on board will endeavor to make sure that your car, van, truck or other vehicle remains safe throughout its voyage.

Container car shipping to Beitbridge

Container shipping cars to Beitbridge

When shipping a car to Beitbridge by container it will also be shipped via Durban. The cost to ship a container to Beitbridge is a lot more expensive than roll on/roll off as the container has to be driven by truck to Beitbridge.

The cost to have the container hauled on South African roads on route to Zimbabwe is very expensive. The container is transported to Beitbridge where it will need to go in to a bonded warehouse for it to be unloaded. This adds extra costs to your shipment and people opting for this option tend to be shipping classic or high valued vehicles.

What paperwork is needed to ship a car to Beitbridge?

When shipping vehicles to Beitbridge we would require copies of the following documentation:

  • V5C (or title document) for the vehicle
  • Photo page of the consignees passport
  • Purchase/Sales Invoice of the vehicle
  • Copy of or the Original Bill of lading

Our agent in Durban will do an inspection of all vehicles upon arrival at the port. A full inspection report is completed for each vehicle before being transported to Beitbridge border. This offers further peace of mind and gives a paper trail to anyone seeking recourse if damages do occur on route to Beitbridge.

For further information about shipping a car to Beitbridge, contact us today and we will gladly assist with any queries that you may have.

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