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How to ship your personal car over when you are serving in the military internationally

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How to ship your personal car over when you are serving in the military internationally

An interesting question that many soldiers ask is "how do I ship my car over when I am
serving in a different country?" It may sound like a complicated process, but once you
have all the essential information about shipping your vehicle, it is quite simple. Here is
a complete guide to shipping your car overseas when serving the military overseas.

Numbered Ask about whether you are authorized by the military to ship your car
The good news is, usually the military will ship your car for you if you are stationed in another country. Sometimes if you are still in the United States, they will not ship it for you on their behalf. The first thing you need to do is check your orders and see if you are an active member of the military who is authorized to ship a vehicle.

Requirements for shipping your personal vehicle
There are some requirements of your vehicle to meet military shipping guidelines. For example, the military will not cover delivery costs for your personal vehicle, if you are stationed in the United States. They will usually cover costs and permit you if you are stationed overseas. Another requirement for shipping your personal vehicle is type of vehicle. The military will permit you to send automobiles such as cars under 20 tons in weight, motorcycles, and other vehicles that accept gas as fuel.

Make sure you have car insurance and the necessary paperwork to ship your vehicle
Make sure your car insurance, registration, and paperwork for your vehicle is updated. In order to ship your vehicle, you must have these beforehand so that there are no problems when shipping your car overseas.

There are other types of cost efficient military transport websites you can use if you do not meet requirements
If you are stationed in the United States and the military cannot cover costs for you, they are usually able to give you a discount for a shipping company they use. Some websites also offer lower price options for domestic shipping.

How long does this whole process take?
After you have finally shipped your vehicle, you can wait to receive your vehicle in about seven days. You can also track your vehicle through the website app. Pickup options will be available when you book the process.

Final Thoughts...
Shipping your vehicle when you are stationed in a different country does not have to be a difficult process. When you make sure you have orders to ship your vehicle over, the necessary paperwork and insurance, the correct vehicle that meet transport guidelines, and check if the military will cover costs, your car will be ensured to be delivered in just a few days.

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