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Car Shipping South Africa

Auto Shippers International Car Shipping to South Africa

Weekly shared container car shipping services to Cape Town and Durban.

We have now introduced the revolutionary R-Rak system for shipping cars to South Africa. Now proven to be the safest system for shipping cars overseas, the new R-Rack system allows us to ship more frequently to South Africa at a lower cost, letting us set very competitive prices and giving you peace of mind that your car will arrive safely.

What is R-Rak? R-Rak container car shipping

The additional added benefits of this service over RoRo is that you can load personal effects inside your vehicle and we offer weekly container sailings direct from the UK.

We have loading facilities in Rainham, London where you can deliver your car personally or we can arrange vehicle collections throughout the UK.

Through our trusted agents in South Africa we help with clearing your car through customs and arranging for your car to be delivered to destinations including Johannesburg or Pretoria.

For a South African car shipping quote and details of shipping costs please use our form on the left. You can also call FREE 0800 3890784 or contact us here.

Members of The British International Freight Association (BIFA)

As fully accredited members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) we offer specialist marine car shipping insurance cover underwritten Royal and Sun Alliance for that added peace of mind. Based at one of Europe's busiest car shipping terminals in Bristol, all our staff are seasoned professionals with a wealth of experience in all aspects of transporting vehicles to South Africa for our private clients. From classic and vintage cars to premier marques, BMW, Mercedes and Jaguar or just the family saloon you can rely on Autoshippers to ensure the safe shipping of your car to South Africa.

We are also pleased to provide a detailed South African car shipping and import guide covering all aspects of shipping your car to South Africa. Information includes everything from what to do before you go to customs regulations on arrival and what to expect at destination.
You can find our South Africa car import and customs guide and fact sheet here.

Sailing Schedule & transit times for shipping to South Africa

UK to South Africa R-Rak Sailing Schedules

Destination Vessel Sailing Date From Last Booking Transit Times
Cape Town MSC Candice 20/01/2019 Rainham 13/01/2019 23
Conti Courage 03/02/2019 27/01/2019
MSC Portugal 10/02/2019 03/02/2019
MSC Altamira 17/02/2019 10/02/2019
Durban MSC Candice 20/01/2019 Rainham 13/01/2019 28
Conti Courage 03/02/2019 27/01/2019
MSC Portugal 10/02/2019 03/02/2019
MSC Altamira 17/02/2019 10/02/2019

How much does it cost to ship a car to South Africa?

Car Shipping costs UK to Cyprus

See below for current car shipping costs from the UK to South Africa. Rates are current at the time of writing but please check with us prior to booking.

Rates are port to port shipping only, and exclude duties and taxes (if applicable), car collection costs, and redelivery (if required) at the destination.

Car Shipping Costs UK to South Africa

Destination Saloon Car SUV / 4x4
Durban £850.00 £1050.00
Cape Town £990.00 £1150.00