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4 Things You Need To Know About Shipping Your Car From USA To Nigeria



There are some basic things you need to know about shipping your car from USA to Nigeria. In the past, we have made so many detailed posts about buying cars from USA which may be of interest to you. Below is a list of some of these posts that may be useful to you.

Today , we want to talk about some of the basic things you need to know even before shipping your car down to Nigeria from the US. The information you’ll get when you’re done reading this may save you from a lot of stresses. It may help you save cost as well.

Below are 4 things you need to know about shipping your car from USA to Lagos

1. How long does it take to arrive to Nigeria from USA?

It takes an average of 6 weeks after you purchase the car. 2 to 4 weeks after the vessel sails. What may really take your time is waiting for the next available ship. This drawback still does not stop you from doing the paperwork with the shipping company and dropping the car you want to ship at the port.

2. What is the shipping cost to ship your car from USA to Lagos?

The cost is $800 for ocean freight from most ports. It’s $900 – $950 from the ports in Texas. Trucking to the port depends on the distance. It can be as low as $150 or as high as $1,500 if you buy from a very far location from the port.

3. Which is better, RORO or Container to Lagos?

It depends on preference. RORO is simple to ship and clear. Container can become cumbersome to ship and clear if you don’t own all the cars in it and you have to peer with others. Container is usually safer from people who steal at the port.

If you have up to 4 cars to ship at once, you can opt for the container because it’s a very good option. You are fully assured of the safety of your goods and you can also load other items in it.

4. Contact Autojosh today

Importing cars from USA and Canada to Nigeria is our specialty at Autojosh. Contact us today and we will ensure we deliver the best services to you. Your peace of mind matters to us as well.

Are there some other things you think those shipping their car from USA to Nigeria should know? Kindly let us know using the comment section

Emeka is a Contributor at Autojosh. A graduate of Electrical/Electronic Engineering with a B.Eng degree. Emeka is a car enthusiast who is interested in traveling, writing, movies and driving. He also loves drinking garri with cold water.