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Making it easy to import a car for sale in the UK

The UK has thousands of franchised and independent car dealers all buying, selling and part-ex’ing cars for sale. Used car prices have shot up over the last five months with Cap HPI marking August 2021 as the fifth consecutive month of used car price growth. Since April 2021 prices have gone up 16.6% with strong…

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Milton Keynes-based ShipMyCar celebrates 15 years of importing 1000s of cars into the UK

A car shipping business set up by two school friends is celebrating its 15th anniversary after transporting thousands of vehicles around the world. Nick Roach and Kingsley Read set up ShipMyCar in 2006 and now operate from a 12,000 sq ft warehouse in Milton Keynes. The company aims to simplify the often complex process of importing a…

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Huge increase in Hong Kong to UK Shipments

Shipping your car when you move to UK Even in the midst of a global pandemic, there are thousands of people currently moving out of Hong Kong with many looking to the UK to relocate. We have seen a large increase in the volume of interest in car shipping from Hong Kong to the UK…

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What is Transshipment?

If you are shipping a car or have shipped a car in the last few months you may have had heard that your vessel has been transshipped. This usually means you are provided with a new, slightly later arrival time for your car to arrive in the UK. So why is that and what is…

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Car Shipping Delays

So Brexit happened, and Covid happened, and everything kept moving fairly smoothly. Yes in the last few months there have been delays creeping in to most areas of the car shipping, import and registration processes. We look into why.

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Exporting from South Africa

Exporting a car from South Africa requires a number of steps to be completed in order to first obtain permission to export and ship the car. These permits are obtained by an organisation called ITAC (hence why they are known as ITAC permits) If you are shipping a car with us, our local agent there…

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Petrolheadonism

Petrolheadonism is a great group of people who share a passion for all things automotive. We have recently been working with them on a few projects that you may have seen on our social media channels. Recently we worked with them to Sponsor Ollie Brown in the GT Cup racing for Deranged Motorsport Ciro from…

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Tier 4

Tier 4 Notice – Following the government’s announcement that we are now in Tier 4, we are currently not allowing any visits to our workshops to view vehicles. Our container loading / unloading and MOT testing & repairs will continue to operate largely as normal The safety of our staff and clients must come first…

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Dubai Office

We are pleased to announce that we now have ShipMyCar agents on the ground in Dubai. This will allow all ShipMyCar clients to be assisted directly with RTA export clearance and any questions in regards to collection, clearance and loading of your vehicle. You can now also visit our new website www.shipmycar.ae in order to…

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Container Haulage Delays UK

Recently UK importers have been hit with long delays and issues with collection of containers from UK ports. It has been very difficult for us to collect containers and bring them here for unloading due to the issues with inland transport. Why are there delays? We are told that there are a few issues all…