FAQ Stars and Stripes


We've done our best to create a Web site that anticipates and satisfies our customers' needs. With that goal in mind, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions. If you do not find an answer to your question here, contact us at +44 (0) 1454 806364 or dave@americansportsboats.com.

[QUESTION] How much does it cost to ship a car (boat, truck) ?
[ANSWER] ro/ro shipping is largely based on the size of the cargo, so when asking for a quotation we will need from you the dimensions of the vehicle L x W x H, please be aware that the actual cost will be based on the size of the cargo as measured at dock, not the size given

[QUESTION]What about a container?
[ANSWER] In some cases a container can be better, for example if you have more than one car or are shipping multiple items

[QUESTION] What charges will I pay?
[ANSWER] Typically you will pay the export and port charges, ocean freight, Insurance if required, import charges.

[QUESTION] What are the import charges?
[ANSWER] Import charges to consider are port handling charges, which can vary depending how you cargo is shipped, import duty, and vat.

[QUESTION] How will I know what these charges are?
[ANSWER] We will always outline the export and ocean freight charges. Where possible we will allso indicate the import charges, although in some cases clients prefer to use their own agent who would be able to advise for specific countries.

[If you have any questions please ask, we suggest you always check before committing to buy.

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