Can we help with the process of exporting your car from Canada?
Our shipping agents will instruct you on what to do when you go ahead with your quotation. The export process varies from country to country but the short answer is yes, we can help.
The export process is relatively simply in most countries but it can seem confusing at a first glance.
Can you collect my vehicle?
We’ll collect your car from anywhere in Canada and then get it to the port for you. It will be insured during the process and once on a vessel, it is covered by marine insurance.
In the United Kingdom, we can also move the vehicle around through a network of trusted vehicle transporters.
How much is it to ship a car from Canada?
This depends on the time of year, and the current market conditions. We will always try to source you the best price for shipping your vehicle to the United Kingdom.
Generally speaking, it is more than shipping from say, the East Coast due to the further distance.
How long does it take to ship from Canada?
It depends on where the vehicle is. Shipping from Canada from the west coast takes a little longer due to the orientation of the shipping lines. It makes a journey through the Panama canal usually which means it has to go down the entire west coast of America.
If the vehicle is closer to say, New York, it can be as little as two weeks. The port it is shipped from decides the length of time that the vessel will be at sea.
Can you modify my Canadian vehicle with amber indicators etc?
As most of the vehicles from Canada to fall into the US car spec they’ll most likely have the usual things like red indicators.
We offer a one of a kind service to modify your vehicle so that it is compliant.
All of the aspects of lighting are taken care of on your behalf so that it is legal and ready to drive.
Can we service and repair your vehicle?
If your fresh Canadian import needs a little work, don’t worry. We have a full team of mechanics on site ready to help with a wide range of services.
Aside from lighting conversions we regularly do full vehicle rebuilds and general maintenance.
The benefit of this being under one roof is a great price, and an all inclusive service.
Our experts in American vehicles understand that they are always going to be slightly different to anything else and we know exactly what we are doing.
Do we deal with classic vehicles from Canada?
Over the years we have helped many customers from Canada to import a range of classics and understand they might require restoration on arrival in the United Kingdom or they simply need onwards delivery to you.
Whatever you are importing we can assist with the entire process.
How often do we ship from Canada?
This entirely depends on the amount of customers we are working with in the general region.
We often try to group shipments together to save you money. Thus it can be straight away or a few weeks.
There is always the option of a solo 20ft container if you’re in a hurry though!