Shipping Cars to South Africa from the UK
If you are thinking of importing a car down to South Africa from the UK, then Car Export Company is the best choice for you. We have been shipping cars to South Africa from the UK for nearly 20 years now and we are revered among South African car importers. Car Exports to South Africa from the UK has risen year by year over the past decades and the South African Vehicle Market is at an all-time high right now.
We specialize in shipping both used and brand new cars and we have a wide variety of vehicles in our stock for you to choose from and our prices are very attractive. If you require a car that we don’t have in our stock we can find one of the same make and model and ship it to you. It is the quickness and efficiency of our service that makes our clients come back again and again.
When we are shipping your car to South Africa we oversee the entire process so you won’t have to worry about the safe delivery of your vehicle. From finding the car to inspecting it to shipping it to your port, we make sure we keep you in the loop every step of the way. Since we use only the best logistics companies of international repute, we can assure you that your car will be completely secure on its way to you.
Since we have our agents in ports around the world we can give you a hand in clearing your car at the port of delivery. You don’t usually get that service from any other vehicle exporters, all the more reason to choose Car Export Company when shipping cars to South Africa from the UK.
Ship Luxury Car to South Africa from the UK
We have shipped various different vehicles to South Africa over the years and luxury cars and sports cars are our specialties. We can even bring down commercial vehicles if you require one. The advantage we have over our competitors is that with our vast experience we have the export process perfected so that we are ready for every eventuality and we have a solution for every problem. We make sure the vehicle is clean and incident free through an independent inspection before shipping it out. Container shipping is our preferred method of transport because of the additional security it brings. Our reputation guarantees that we can deliver exactly what you require without any hitches; take a look at our customer reviews and see why Car Export Company should be your No.1 choice when looking to import a car from the UK to South Africa.
Export Cars from UK to South Africa
We can ship from either Felixstowe or Southampton, England to the Durban Port, Port Elizabeth or Port of Cape Town
UK Customs entry
South Africa Customs entry
MPI bodywork inspection and cleaning if necessary
South African Structural Border Inspection
Insurance cover whilst the vehicle is in our care
Final delivery to a centre of your choice local to the port of delivery in South Africa
*Any local taxes are not included in the quote price*
A Hassle-free Process to Import Cars from UK To South Africa
Pick Put Your Vehicle
Browse through our vast range of vehicle and choose a car for you. If you want one not found there, let us know and our team will scour the UK vehicle market, find one with a similar make and model and contact you.
Viewing the Selection
When we have sourced a vehicle for your will showcase it using images and we will present all the relevant documents of the vehicle for your perusal. You can ask our team any question about our process and about the vehicle during this time.
Confirm the Purchase
Once there is an agreement on the CNF price we will reserve the vehicle and send you a Proforma Invoice (P/I). You can use this to proceed with the payment until then the vehicle will be put on hold and will be taken off the market.
How the Payment Works
We prefer the Letter of Credit method for payments. This way a local bank will hold the payment until you receive the car. Once you have the LC, email us the payment proof. Afterward, we will prepare the car for export.
The Shipping Process
Once we get the LC proof, we will email you an official commercial invoice confirming this. Then we will pack your vehicle on a ship bound for South Africa, using either the RO-RO method or container method. Once the ship leaves the UK we will email notifying you.
The Final Step
The customs clearing process is the last hurdle that you have to cross before getting your car to your hand. You can use one of our agents to help you with it if you require it. Once the clearing process is over and you get your hands on the car, the bank will release the LC payment to us.
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