Shipping Motorcycle to Germany from USA
We have been shipping motorcycles to Germany for over 25 years. While there are many brands of motorcycles that German citizens and US military personnel have, many end up shipping a Harley Davidson to Germany. If your motorcycle is far from the departure shipping ports in the US, we can pick it up and take it to the departure port for you. While this is optional, it will save you money because you won't have to spend on gas, hotel, food, vacation days & loss of pay. Your motorcycle will be shipped suing one of three methods: 1) RoRo 2) Container 3) Air Freight. If shipping a motorcycle to Germany via RoRo or Container, you or the designated person on the Bill of Lading can pick it up. We send you the appropriate documents and handle all the export compliance procedures for you, including US Customs clearance. If shipping by Air Freight, you pick it up at the airport. Our company is streamlined to make your motorcycle shipping experience pleasant.
Important: When shipping a motorcycle to Germany, our competitors cannot compete with our pricing. We have a solid, long-lasting relationship with the US military. The large volume of vehicles shipped by US military personnel has allowed anyone shipping a motorcycle to Germany to benefit from our low pricing.
1) RoRo (Roll on Roll off) Motorcycle Shipping to Germany
Use a RoRo ship if only one motorcycle is being shipped to Germany. In order to use this shipping method, the motorcycle must be able to "Roll On and Roll Off' (RoRo) the ship without any mechanical assistance. Once it is on the ship, it will be strapped and braced to the ship's deck as shown on the image to your right. This is done to minimize movement while the ship rocks at sea. It will prevent the motorcycle from shifting around. In this picture, we're shipping Harleys to Germany. To further protect the motorcycles, we lock the tires into a metal protector so the motorcycles don't move. In addition, we supply adequate space between motorcycles for extra protection.
While many people ship a motorcycle to Germany, other people ship mopeds, trikes, golf carts, dirt bikes, ATVs, and other types of off-road vehicles. The RoRo shipping method is a fantastic way to ship a motorcycle to Germany, especially if you are only shipping one motorcycle. If multiple motorcycles need to be shipped at once, the container shipping method is better.
All RoRo motorcycle shipments arrive in Bremerhaven, Germany.
2) Container Motorcycle Shipping to Germany
Container shipping is the preferred method for dealerships that are shipping motorcycles to Germany. Numerous motorcycles can safely fit into a single container. This drops the price per square foot and makes shipping cheaper. Many times it is cheaper to share a container with other customers who are shipping their motorcycles to the same country. In this case, we would group all motorcycles shipping to Germany together into a few containers to save everyone money. Shipping a motorcycle to Germany via container is equally as safe as the RoRo method. By default, we will give you our lowest price first whether it is via RoRo or Container. Like RoRo, all container motorcycle shipments arrive in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Marine Insurance for RoRo or Container Shipping
Accidents are rare, but we do recommend purchasing marine insurance to protect your motorcycle from loss or damage. Marine insurance is optional. Any ocean vessel WILL rock while out to sea. When shipping a motorcycle to Germany, many people choose to purchase marine insurance. It's super inexpensive to cover motorcycles and it's almost always worth the tiny investment. The cost of coverage will depend on the stated value of your motorcycle.
3) Air Freight Motorcycle Shipping to GermanyAs you may suspect, shipping a motorcycle to Germany using the air freight method is the most expensive of all three shipping methods. It is the fastest though. The image below shows how your motorcycle will need to be crated before shipping. We will give you instructions on how to do this.
Once your motorcycle has been safely crated and is ready for shipment, we will have it picked up and loaded aboard a jet like the image shown below. It will be safe to ship a motorcycle from USA to Germany via air freight because your motorcycle is secured to the jet's infrastructure. This prevents it from shifting around during turbulence. Choosing Ship Overseas, Inc for your motorcycle air shipping services to DE is a low risk and safe way to get your shipment.
Have you ever asked, "How much does it cost to ship a motorcycle to Germany?" Click the BIG GREEN BUTTON to get motorcycle shipping costs to Germany.
While other methods of shipping motorcycles to Germany exist, only use RoRo, Container, or Air Freight shipping for your motorcycle. ONLY use a solid company that specializes in shipping motorcycles from USA. Do not use a company who has limited experience. You don't want to run into customs problems using them.
There are many motorcycle shipping companies like our friends at AA Motorcycles that only ship within the USA. Visit them if you don't plan on shipping a bike overseas.
This is what we ship:
|Mopeds||Other Off-Road Vehicles|
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Why choose us over the competition?
We have a solid track record and are an Accredited Company registered with the Better Business Bureau. Click the BBB image to the left to validate our A+ Accreditation. When shipping a motorcycle, an owner should only work with a BBB Accredited business.
We are registered with the FMC (Federal Maritime Commission). Click the image to the left and Select "Organization Name" and type in "Ship Overseas". Here is proof of our FMC Certification (also known as a NVOCC License). Never use an international motorcycle shipping company who cannot prove they are certified with the Federal Government.
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