Car Shipping – Where and How to Ship your Overland Vehicle
When on a multi-continent overland journey, the topic of car shipping inevitably comes up. How do you organize it? Where do you find a container and how do you load your overland vehicle securely? What paperwork do you need? How do you get on the ferry to Russia or Japan? How to organize a crossing of the Amazon River in Brazil? All these here, on this shipping page.
For other overland-travel information, check out our overland travel guides.
The easiest way to get your car from South Korea or Japan to northern Asia is a ferry crossing to Russia. Here’s the lowdown on how we did that with our Land Cruiser.
You can ship your car per container of per RoRo. How does it work, and are there other alternatives to ship a car across the ocean?
What shipping costs are relevant, what do abbreviations like THC or BAF mean, and how can you minimize shipping costs?
So your car has arrived in the port. Now what? Here are a couple of tips on port handling procedures.
Tips on lashing your car to a container floor and sealing a container.
How/where to find shipping schedules & routes + a couple of tips on the subject.
Enjoy our Japan Travel Guide about driving in Japan, the roads & police, maps & guidebooks, links & books, food & wifi, and shipping details.
Ins and outs of shipping the Land Cruiser in a container to Busan Port in South Korea.
Information and procedures about getting our car shipped from Suriname.
Which port to you ship to? Buenos Aires, a Brazilian port? Chile? Here are experiences from overland travelers.
The bridge is finished but not yet open, so in order to drive to French Guiana you’ll need to cross a river. Here’s info on shipping your vehicle across the Oiapoque River.
Names of companies, prices for shipping + GPS Waypoints.
Crossing the 40-hour journey across the Amazon River as a stowaway? I don’t think so.
Ins and outs to organize a container shipment from Malaysia to Argentina.
Ins and Outs of the Land Cruiser’s container shipment from Bangladesh to Singapore.