Auto Shipping Overseas
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Auto shipping overseas is usually used for vehicle shipments to or from Alaska or Hawaii, as well as internationally and to outlying U.S. territories such as Guam.
Here at Mercury Auto Transport can provide you comprehensive overseas auto transport services to and from the states of Alaska and Hawaii, but we do not ship internationally or to outlying U.S. territories. In this helpful section we’ve provided links to articles about Alaska and Hawaii auto shipping services, which are great if you’re new to transporting a vehicle overseas and would like to know what to expect come time to ship your vehicle. We’ll also provide a link to our helpful overseas auto shipping FAQ, which you can reference for more information regarding transporting to or from Alaska or Hawaii.
International Shipping Rates
Alaska Auto Shipping Services – read about what it takes to get a vehicle moved to or from the state of Alaska, as well as what you can expect in terms of transit time and total price. Transportation to and from the state of Alaska is done much the same as to and from Hawaii, though there are some differences that you should be aware of before you book your order to pay any money to anyone.
Hawaii Auto Shipping Services – learn about how we transport vehicles to and from the island state of Hawaii and what things might affect your auto transport prices and overall timetable. Transportation to and from the state of Hawaii is done much the same as to and from Alaska, though there are some differences that you should be aware of before you book your order to pay any money to anyone.
Overseas Auto Shipping FAQ – a handy reference guide that answers various questions related to overseas auto transportation, covering most of the questions that we hear from our customers regarding transporting their vehicles to Alaska or Hawaii.
If you’re interested in shipping your vehicle overseas to or from Alaska or Hawaii, Mercury Auto Transport is here to help you. We can provide you with a free, customized auto transport quote to transport your vehicle from anywhere, to anywhere in the U.S. You can fill out our free online quote request form to have a specialized quote e-mailed to you within the hour, or you can call our office toll-free at 800-553-1828 and speak to one of our live representatives who can answer questions you have, help calculate a free rate quote for you, and much more.
FAQ for Overseas Shipping
In this helpful FAQ section we’ll explore some of the basics regarding overseas auto shipping, what you can expect when you ship your vehicle overseas and what you may need when it comes time to move your vehicle.
How far in advance should I book my shipment?
Typically when you want to transport your vehicle overseas you should give us anywhere from one to seven days to find a carrier and get your shipment started. Once your vehicle is picked up it can take anywhere from 2-3 weeks, on average, to transport your vehicle overseas.
How much does overseas auto transport cost?
The cost to transport your vehicle depends very much on where exactly you are shipping to and from. Prices to and from Alaska and Hawaii are usually consistent for the overseas portion; however, any overland transportation services will add more to the price of your shipment. Fill out our free form or call us at 800-553-1828 for a free quote.
How will they ship my vehicle overseas?
When your vehicle is shipped overseas it is loaded onto a large roll-on/roll-off cargo ship that will transport it from one port to another. This is generally the fastest, safest and cheapest way to move your vehicle overseas.
Can I transport my vehicle to another country?
While there are companies that provide international auto transport, we do not. We can transport your vehicle to all 50 states, including Alaska and Hawaii, but we cannot move vehicles to other countries.
Can I transport personal belongings with my car?
No. Any vehicles going overseas cannot have anything in them that is not a part of the vehicle (spare tires are okay; spare boxes are not). This is because to transport to Alaska and Hawaii cargo ships must pass through international waters, where different rules govern the open seas.
Hawaii Auto Shipping
If you’re interested in shipping your vehicle overseas to or from Alaska or Hawaii, Mercury Auto Transport is here to help you. We can provide you with a free, customized auto transport quote to transport your vehicle from anywhere, to anywhere in the U.S. You can fill out our free online quote request form to have a specialized quote e-mailed to you within the hour, or you can call our office toll-free at 800-553-1828 and speak to one of our live representatives who can answer questions you have, help calculate a free rate quote for you, and much more. So call us or fill out our free form to find out what Mercury Auto Transport can do for you and all your overseas auto shipping needs.
Get A Quote
So call us or fill out our free form to find out what Mercury Auto Transport can do for you and all your overseas auto shipping needs.
HOW AUTO SHIPPING WORKS
REQUEST A QUOTE
First, we post your vehicle through our network, including all National Dispatch Boards for Auto Transport. This is where all licensed auto transport carriers can see your vehicle is available for shipping.
BOOK YOUR ORDER
We present offers from FMCSA Licensed and Insured Carriers. When you accept an offer, we send your service agreement that guarantees the price, door-to-door service and 100% bumper to bumper insurance. There are never any hidden fees or charges, guaranteed.
VEHICLE IS PICKED UP
Not until you approve your carrier and final logistics is your deposit due. Your deposit is included in your quote and goes toward the total price. The remaining balance is due at time of delivery. Nothing gets done without your approval.
VEHICLE IS DELIVERED
Your driver will contact you prior to your pickup and delivery dates to schedule a time for loading and unloading. Once your vehicle reaches its destination, you do a final inspection of your vehicle and pay the driver the remaining balance. You and the driver both sign the Bill of Lading and each keep a copy.
Car Shipping Options
OPEN AUTO TRANSPORT
Open auto transport carriers are considered the standard carrier in the industry today.
ENCLOSED AUTO TRANSPORT
Enclosed auto transport carriers are not as readily available as open carriers but…
FLATBED AUTO TRANSPORT
Flatbed carriers are the least-used transporters, required only for vehicles…