Shipping a car from the United States to the Netherlands is surprisingly affordable. Rates range from $900 when shipping out of New York, and $1,300 when shipping from California. The port of Rotterdam is one of the cheapest ports in Europe to ship cars to.
Delivery takes 12 days from the East Coast, and 30 days from the West.
If you have a modern car which runs and drives, you can get a quote on Roll on/Roll off which may give you a cheaper rate on shipping. For a quicker method of moving your car to the Netherlands, ship via Air Freight.
Our expert shipping team consists of in-house loaders who specialize in safely and securely loading and unloading classic cars during their journey overseas. We do not outsource our loading to anyone but our trusted team.
Strategically placed shipping facilities provide secure points of car export and import on the East and West Coast. Which lowers local and international car shipping costs and transit times. Secure indoor storage for your vehicles is also available.
We pickup and deliver classic cars door to door, around the world. Everything from pickup, loading, shipping, delivery and customs clearance can be arranged. Relax, and enjoy the trip.
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Our online rate calculator allows you to view current rates for shipping vehicles, boats, motorcycles and pallets anytime, anywhere. It can even calculate the cost of ground transportation from anywhere in the US.
Whether you are looking to ship one car or 20, we will find the solution that best fits your needs and budget. Our team will be there to ensure the logistics go smoothly.
Before shipping your car to the Netherlands, you should take into account the destination costs. They can include unloading charges, customs clearance, and local port fees in Rotterdam. The destination charges are usually around $600 per car. If you would like to have your car delivered to your door or to any location in Europe, we would be happy to provide a quote.
We recommend you contact us for an exact quote on destination charges because they vary depending on the condition of the car or motorcycle.
Along with Germany, the Netherlands is one of the largest importers of classic cars due to the lower import taxes on cars over 30 years old. For classic cars you pay just 6% import duty, and 10% VAT. As of 2016, the import duty on cars under 30 years old is 10%, plus 10% VAT.
However if you are permanently moving to the Netherlands you are able to completely avoid paying the import duties on the car. Requirements are as follows: you must have lived outside of the EU for the past 12 months, and you must have purchased the car in the US, paid sales tax and driven the car for the past 6 months.
If you would like to know more, please visit the Netherlands Customs Tax and Customs Administration website.
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You have three options of shipping a car to the Netherlands from the US.
Shipping by Air is the best option for those who want their vehicle to arrive as soon as possible. However, prices start at $3,000 to over $15,000 per car, making it one of the most expensive shipping options. The cost depends on the size of the vehicle, as well as the airline and flight route. You also cannot ship any other goods with the vehicle.
Get a rate on shipping your car to the Netherlands by air here.