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Shipping your car from South Africa

We have been very busy recently shipping cars from South Africa to the UK, so much so that we can now offer significantly reduced car shipping rates from the ports of Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth Shipping a car from South Africa with ShipMyCar is a very straightforward process, out local agents in South…… Continue reading Shipping your car from South Africa

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Shipping a Car from Australia to UK

We have many years experience of shipping cars from Australia to the UK via both RoRo and container. Our Car Shipping Calculator gives instant prices not only for the car shipping costs of getting the vehicle from Australia to the UK but also the expected taxes / import duties (if applicable), IVA / MOT testing…… Continue reading Shipping a Car from Australia to UK

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Secure Car Shipping Quote

We are pleased to announce we have upgraded our hosting to ensure the site uses our EV SSL Certificate meaning you can browse the site with full encryption and safe in the knowledge when entering your details to receive a car shipping quote, that our website has been verified by DigiCert So next time you…… Continue reading Secure Car Shipping Quote

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UK crackdown on untaxed foreign vehicles

Currently if you import or drive a vehicle into the UK, you must register it if you keep it here longer than six months (DVLA Link). However, many people either do not realise this, or have been trying to avoid doing so and keeping their vehicles here without completing necessary UK testing and registration procedures.…… Continue reading UK crackdown on untaxed foreign vehicles

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Buying car from US auction for car shipping to UK

Car auctions can be great places to get some unbeatable deals on all kinds of different cars from classics to brand new unregistered models. We regularly help clients bring back cars that they have purchased oversea at car auction houses. Buying a car from an auction can be quite a nerve wracking experience but the…… Continue reading Buying car from US auction for car shipping to UK

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Exchange Rate great for shipping cars

Great news if you are looking into the possibility of purchasing a car in the USA and shipping to UK – the exchange rate is now above 1.7$/£ meaning you get some big savings on the purchase price of the vehicle, currently the exchange rate is at 1.7144$/£! Employment and manufacturing figures were better than…… Continue reading Exchange Rate great for shipping cars

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Mobile Car Shipping Calculator

We have recently upgraded our website here at Ship My Car to ensure your experience is the same no matter what device you are visiting us on. Shipping a car can be both a stressful and time critical procedure and we invest a lot of time and money on ensuring we can serve you as…… Continue reading Mobile Car Shipping Calculator

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Car Shipping Checklist – USA to UK

Before proceeding with shipping your car to the UK, there are a number of things that need to be done in the USA. Below is a list that can help ensure everything is set to go: Purchase of the Car Might seem obvious but if you are shipping a car you have just purchased in…… Continue reading Car Shipping Checklist – USA to UK

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Are you suffering from Didn’t-use-shipmycar-itis?

The ShipMyCar Doctor often has to deal with patients suffering from Didn’t-use-shipmycar-itis. We are always willing to help treat such cases but they can be time consuming and/or expensive to mend. The causes of this terrible condition are usually the same with the ShipMyCar doctor hearing: “but ShipMyCar seemed too expensive so I went with…… Continue reading Are you suffering from Didn’t-use-shipmycar-itis?

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Shipping a Car to UK to Sell

Here at ShipMyCar we assist a number of clients throughout the year to ship a car / vehicle into the UK that they are looking to either sell immediately or to keep as an investment. There are a few cars that at the time of writing (March 2014), seem to be doing very well  in…… Continue reading Shipping a Car to UK to Sell