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Importing a motor vehicle into the UK

Motor vehicles come in all shapes and sizes, and we can usually help with most of them.

As far as the actual shipping is concerned, there are several otions available. These are:

01. Full Container Load (FCL)

This is where your vehicle will be in a Container on it's own.


02. Shared Container

This is a similar service to the above, but as it indicated in the name, your vehicle will be in Container with other vehicles/goods


03. Air Cargo

This is the quickest method of shipping any vehicle, but is also usually the most expensive


04. By Road

When we say by road, we mean towed or on the back of truck/transporter


05. Under its own steam

And No, steam does not mean your vehicle being an old steam engine. If it is a road-vehicle, then this would usually either be via the Eurotunnel or via ferry. If it is a boat, then sailed into a Port/Harbour or Marina and if it is an aircraft, then flown into one of the UK's airfields/aerodromes.


For a more detailed explaination of the actual UK Customs rules and procedures, click here as this is on a different page, on our 'original-look' website or why not contact our Imports Team by emailing: enquiries@ukimportservices.com or by calling (T) +44 (0)845 309 6360. Thanks. ukimports

Remember : Shipping and Customs clearance doesn't have to be expensive, but choosing the wrong agent could be!™ ukimports

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