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Car Shipping to Egypt

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

Professional Car Shipping to Egypt

Car shipping to Egypt by roll on/roll off (RORO) with Ship Cars Ltd, offers both value for money and a reliable way of transporting a vehicle from the UK. We regularly ship saloon cars and 4×4’s to Egypt from the port of Southampton. Our very experienced members of staff can guide you through the complexities of importing a vehicle in to Egypt.

Our experience in shipping cars to Egypt dates back over a decade. With our guidance you will be assured a first-class service right up to arrival at the port of Alexandria. You can rest assured that your vehicle is in safe hands right up to when it is ready to collected in Egypt. There are strict import regulations when it comes to used vehicles. In general, the Egyptian customs will only allow the temporary import of a second hand vehicles for either display purposes at officially recognised exhibitions or for sales promotion activities unless being shipped under a carnet de passage.. The carnet de passage will allow you to ship your vehicle to Egypt for up to 12 months, duty and tax free.

RORO Car Shipping to Alexandria Port

Roll on/Roll off car shipping services to Egypt is still the cheapest way of shipping a vehicle to Alexandria port. Vehicles are driven on to the ship at Southampton by professional stevedores, each vehicle is then secured to ensure it remains safely secured until it arrives at Egypt. RORO vessels have been designed to ship thousands of vehicles at any one time.

All vehicles are secured with straps and checked regularly throughout the voyage. The safe shipment of any vehicle is our main priority, we take looking after your vehicle very seriously and will endeavour to look after it carefully from start to finish. The cost to ship a saloon car from Southampton on our RORO services is £695, whereas a standard size 4×4 will cost £785.00. To ship a larger vehicle by RORO to Egypt will cost significantly more as the rate is determined by its length, width and height. RoRo vessels sail from Southampton every week. The transit time from Southampton takes only 14 days to Alexandria port.

Roll on/roll off vessels are purpose built ships that can carry a couple of thousand vehicles at any one time. All vehicles are secured inside the ship using straps to ensure that they remain safe even in turbulent weather. All vehicles are checked throughout its voyage to ensure optimum levels of safety by professional crew on board the ship. RoRo will always remain to be the favoured choice duet to its frequency of sailing and great costs.

Export Paperwork Requirements for Egypt

When shipping vehicles to Egypt we would require copies of documents as outlined below, this will ensure that all information is correctly inputted on to the bill of lading, this will help us to help you avoid any unwanted fines if the paperwork is wrong:

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

For further information on shipping a car, van, truck, motorhome or even a caravan to Egypt, call us today or simply fill in our quick quote form and one of staff members will get straight back to you.



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