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Old 11-10-2011, 01:03 PM   #1
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Latin America Shipping Index ******READ FIRST POST******

*Por favor vea las instrucciones en Espanol de abajo*

In an effort to ease the exchange of information around bike shipping we are creating an index thread that will help connect inmates and prospective shippers.

Here's how it works:

1 - Shippers - if you are in the business of shipping or any of it's related endeavors you will start a thread in the VENDORS forum here detailing the services you are offering. Once you've established a thread in Vendors you can link it to this thread.

2 - Inmates (not in the business of shipping) - if you are a member of the forum and have a need to sell a space or other service you purchased previously you will start a thread in the appropriate Flea Market sub forum here. Once you've established a thread in the Flea Market you can link it to this thread.

Please do not post in this thread unless you are adding a link in one of the above 2 scenarios. Remember, this thread is intended to get information out to people. Think about that when you are about to post here. If you want to have a conversation with the shipper or member selling shipping space do so within the Vendor or Flea Market threads.

PLEASE DELETE YOUR OLD LINKS


If your item sells or expires or whatever, delete it. Keep the place tidy, it makes it easier to find information.

This is a community effort, spam, excessive commentary, and old undeleted posts will clutter the thread up quickly which is defeating the purpose here. All posts not meeting the criteria above will be deleted. We reserve the right to abandon this practice if members continually ignore the rules.

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Instrucciones Y Reglas en Español aquí, POR FAVOR LEER ANTES DE HACER UNA PUBLICACIÓN

En un esfuerzo por simplificar el intercambio de información referente al flete de motos desde y hacia Latinoamérica, se ha creado esta sección a manera de índice que ayude a los miembros del foro a comunicarse con los entes que puedan prestarles el servicio.

Como funciona:

1. Empresas de Transporte: Si Ud. Está en el negocio de transporte o cualquiera de sus actividades relacionadas, deberá iniciar un publicación en el sub-foro VENDORS aquí . En el contenido de esa publicación, Ud podrá explayarse con todos los detalles que desee en lo referente a los servicios que ofrece su empresa. Una vez hecho esto, podrá publicar aqui en el tema “Latin America Shipping Index” con el link a su publicación en la sección VENDORS (únicamente el link)

2. Miembros del Foro: (aquellas personas que no están en el negocio de los fletes). Si Ud es un miembro del foro y está en la necesidad de ofrecer un espacio para transportar una moto o algún otro servicio relacionado que fuera contratado previamente por Ud mismo, primero deberá hacer una nueva publicación en la sección FLEA MARKET aquí. Una vez hecho esto, podrá hacer una publicación aquí en “Latin America Shipping Index” con el link a su pubicación en la sección FLEA MARKET (únicamente el link)

Para hacer una pubicación en “Latin America Shipping Index” Ud deberá estar en una de las dos categorías enumeradas arriba. Pedimos el favor de que al momento de hacer una publicación, solo la haga si se encuentra dentro de una de las dos categorías detalladas arriba y únicamente publique el link correspondiente. Recuerde que esta sección tiene como objetivo facilitar el intercambio de información útil, piense en eso al momento de hacer su publicación. Queremos evitar que este tema se llene de conversaciones irrelevantes para terceros, así que si necesita contactar la empresa transportista o al miembro que ofrece un servicio, por favor no lo haga aquí, hágalo en el sub-foro donde está publicada la información detallada, ya sea VENDORS o FLEA MARKET.

FAVOR BORRAR LOS LINKS CADUCADOS

Si el servicio que Ud está ofreciendo ya no existe o si ya logró enviar su moto al destino que deseaba, por favor borre su link. Ayúdenos a mantener este tema ordenado de manera que la información válida sea fácil de encontrar.

Este es un esfuerzo comunitario. El spam, los comentarios excesivos dentro de una publicación y /o las publicaciones caducadas que no fueron borradas, abarrotarán el tema lo cuál hará que pierda su valor. A nadie le gusta leer cientos de páginas buscando dos renglones con la información que necesita.

Todas las publicaciones que no cumplan con los criterios aquí especificados, serán borrados por un moderador. Nos reservamos el derecho a eliminar esta sección si vemos que los miembros no respetan las reglas de pubicación.
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Old 11-13-2011, 08:21 PM   #2
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SAMERICAXPLORER - OCEAN AIR SHIPPING SERVICES Opportunities for S.America

SHARE CONTAINER APRIL 30th & JULY 2014 first week
SANTIAGO CHILE to LOS ANGELES/OACKLAND U.S.A.
40FT CONTAINER

LAST CALL, WE ARE LOADING APRIL 17th, 2 spaces left
All included, you drop the bike or vehicle & documents in Santiago. We are in charge

1st Car = $ 3,200 Freight, consolidation , agent + $400 L.A. Charges + agent
1-5 MOTORCYCLE = $1,250 Freight, consolidation , agent + $250 L.A. Charges +agent

If a motorcycle needs previous storage, daily or weekly charges apply .
We offer 1 week free of charge storage due to loading and trucking.
We can store cars at a daily strage rate.

If IMO apply:
Car pay $ 100 extra , MC pay $50 extra

U.S. DESTINATION CHARGES details:
Quote indicate coordination with you and Customs, Warehouse clearance in the U.S.
We provide all necessary forms and docs for Customs clearance in the U.S.
L.A. port charges and unloading to be spread between vehicles but we expect to pay around $1,500 per whole container including Brokerage

We assume the vehicles being U.S. Registered and titled. If your vehicle is registered on a foreign country other than the U.S. , then please let us know. If it is a foreign vehicle will need to process an additional request to EPA in the U.S. In advance and previous to landing In the U.S. .
A temporary permit shall be issue for (1) year import. It has a cost of $80 per foreign vehicle


Notes:

1. Freight Insurance is optional (we can provide insurance)
2. Storage charges in Chile or L.A. Are not included
3. Vehicles to be delivered by the owner at the point of loading Santiago . We'll confirm address and conveined date.
4. Tow truck from storage to point of loading is not included (if we need it)
5. Cargo Arrival at L.A. is April 2014
6. We process everything at origin and destination ports and brokers.

Reservation fee apply by March 30th , 20 % of freight cost to confirm space
7. Chilean charges are prepaid (Agent, storage and port charges)
Freight charges are paid in the U.S. , 10 days after ship departure.
U.S. Local charges to be paid on Vessel arrival at destination port.
8. If the shipping line allow the vehicles not being Dangerous Cargo, no charge is expected for IMO . If shipping line enforce the IMO , then charges applied as quoted above. Battery should be disconnected and terminals taped . Gas tank to a ¼ max.
9. Other questions to be answered per your request.



Contact us at samericaxplorer@gmail.com
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Air from Santago Chile to U.S.

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Old 04-05-2012, 10:28 AM   #3
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http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778515
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:35 PM   #4
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Shipping bikes between North America and South America

I have some experience with shipping between the US and Latin America. I will help anybody who needs it, for free. Wherever you are, and whatever you have, I'll help you figure out how to get it to where it has to go, at the best rates available given your goals.

There is an extensive amount of shared experience here on advrider, and there's a ton of information on how to ship bikes quickly and efficiently. You just have to know where to look. Shipping can be the most difficult part of a normal experience, but it doesn't have to be. You just need to understand the process.

I am not a vendor and I'm not interested in being part of anything of value changing hands. I'm offering this for free.

Send me a PM and we'll get started. Or, we can communicate in a shipping thread of your own. I prefer to communicate in public, so that others can benefit from everyone's experience. If you need to operate in secret, then I can't help you.

I'm pretty sure I can save anyone money.
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Old 06-14-2012, 09:57 AM   #5
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Shipping bikes between PANAMA and COLOMBIA

Bike-transport between Panama and Colombia.

Stahlratte offers that service for a couple of years now.
There had been a lot of talk about bike-transport on that route during the last weeks because of new restrictions on the colombian side.

However, Stahlratte is still able to do it including the beautiful island of San Blas.
The price for motorbike+driver is 980usd (additional person 450usd).
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For more details check out these links:

http://www.stahlratte.de/prices-disc...arta-biker.pdf
http://www.stahlratte.de/prices-disc...pana-biker.pdf

Tour-plan:*
http://www.stahlratte.de/panama_cartagena_tours_en.html

One or two times a year we do trips to Cuba and Mexico, too.
http://www.stahlratte.de/carib_tours_en.html

Check us out on facebook (Stahlratte von Bremen)

Any more questions? Want to make a reservation?
CONTACT info.steelrat@les-raisting.de
CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER IF YOU DON'T GET AN ANSWER !!! :)

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Old 09-08-2012, 08:04 PM   #6
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We plan on leaving Costa Rica early Jan, where we have a couple stored KLR 650's and riding to Panama to take a boat to Columbia. Do you have your 2013 schedules? Any increase in price's? Any concerns? My only concern is that we can't make it out CR on time because of all the great riding.
The only tour in January is leaving san blas 14.jan 2013 ending cartagena 17.jan.2013...

After that we are on the Cuba trip till 17th of March...
For more please contact info.steelrat@les-raisting.de
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:55 AM   #7
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Share container from Miami to Chile

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see above container offering for MARCH-APRIL 2014 SANTIAGO-CHILE to LOS ANGELES USA
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Old 10-25-2012, 01:03 PM   #8
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Here's a great thread from Srilo on how to airfreight your bike to SA:http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=834946
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:03 AM   #9
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share 20 ft container from miami - uruguay or chile by end of november 2012, arriving middle of december 2012
we are offering space up to 4 motorcycles at $ 1100 + port destination charges $250 (chile unloading etc..)
2 motorbikes already reserved
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:00 PM   #10
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Question Looking for Shipping Help: Panama to Columbia; within next week

Howdy--

I'm currently in Costa Rica, and originally the plan was to dip down to Panama and then flip back around and head back north to the US--however now that I'm hear, I'm thinking that I'd just like to continue to South America and get as deep as I can in the time available.

Given that time is my priority, I'm thinking that air would be a better fit for me, as although 5 days on a boat sounds awesome, I just don't think that I can spare the time.

Can anyone help me pull a bike shipment together from Panama to Bogota? It's December 3rd now, and if I could waive my magic wand, I would be in the air sometime around December 9th to Columbia.

I'm traveling, so I might now be johnny on the spot with my replies, but I will be staying each night with WiFi, so I will answer as soon as possible.

I have a 2002 BMW 1150 GSA with Happy Trail Panniers.

Thoughts?
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:48 PM   #11
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Howdy--

I'm currently in Costa Rica, and originally the plan was to dip down to Panama and then flip back around and head back north to the US--however now that I'm hear, I'm thinking that I'd just like to continue to South America and get as deep as I can in the time available.

Given that time is my priority, I'm thinking that air would be a better fit for me, as although 5 days on a boat sounds awesome, I just don't think that I can spare the time.

Can anyone help me pull a bike shipment together from Panama to Bogota? It's December 3rd now, and if I could waive my magic wand, I would be in the air sometime around December 9th to Columbia.

I'm traveling, so I might now be johnny on the spot with my replies, but I will be staying each night with WiFi, so I will answer as soon as possible.

I have a 2002 BMW 1150 GSA with Happy Trail Panniers.

Thoughts?
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Old 10-05-2013, 06:28 AM   #12
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Fly and Ride to Chile - Valparaiso - Ushuaia

We are 2 riders shipping our our own bikes to Chile from the U.S. The bikes to be shipped in December and arriving at Valparaiso the first week of January. The ride will last for about 40 days or less depending on the needs. Among our bikes we are taking

From January 7th to February 20th, 2014
**(2) 2008 Full equipped young KLR 650s available to any rider join us.
**Take your own motorcycle on our shipment to Valparaiso and ride with us.
**Go on your own and shipping your bike on sharing basis

The plan is leaving the bikes in Punta Arenas, Patagonia and possible coming back to Santiago through Buenos Aires .
We have a planned route, a nice one, trying to cross a lot of national parks both Chile and Argentina, mostly on ripio (gravel) roads, avoiding most of the populated cities, except those must do.

What you have to do?. Just fly to Chile beginning January, meet us in Valparaiso for the paperwork , then we are on our way.

We are going 4-5 people max, for not complicating things. Overall is a team ride to have fun.

Let us know and we'll give you more details at samericaxplorer@gmal.com

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I have some experience with shipping between the US and Latin America. I will help anybody who needs it, for free. Wherever you are, and whatever you have, I'll help you figure out how to get it to where it has to go, at the best rates available given your goals.

There is an extensive amount of shared experience here on advrider, and there's a ton of information on how to ship bikes quickly and efficiently. You just have to know where to look. Shipping can be the most difficult part of a normal experience, but it doesn't have to be. You just need to understand the process.

I am not a vendor and I'm not interested in being part of anything of value changing hands. I'm offering this for free.

Send me a PM and we'll get started. Or, we can communicate in a shipping thread of your own. I prefer to communicate in public, so that others can benefit from everyone's experience. If you need to operate in secret, then I can't help you.

I'm pretty sure I can save anyone money.
Hello, I'm want to ship my bike (BMW R 1200gs) from Los Angeles, CA to Chile (any port) do you have any advice.
Thank you!
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:23 AM   #14
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Hello, I'm want to ship my bike (BMW R 1200gs) from Los Angeles, CA to Chile (any port) do you have any advice.
Thank you!
Having just done this, and gotten burned with Chilean port forwarders and criminally excessive "dry port" fees, I would suggest talking with Martina and Enzo at Hostal Villa Kunterbunt in Valparaiso. They know the landscape of import for bikes and will ensure your best rate.

I tried to bypass a local agent, and do it in my own. Bad move. Martina and Enzo came to my rescue, but I paid more than if I had let them arrange all points.

if I had to do it again, I would just nut up the cost of air freight. Shipping involves too many vectors for graft, payola and misdirection on the receiving end.
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Old 11-22-2013, 05:55 AM   #15
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Having just done this, and gotten burned with Chilean port forwarders and criminally excessive "dry port" fees, I would suggest talking with Martina and Enzo at Hostal Villa Kunterbunt in Valparaiso. They know the landscape of import for bikes and will ensure your best rate.

I tried to bypass a local agent, and do it in my own. Bad move. Martina and Enzo came to my rescue, but I paid more than if I had let them arrange all points.
Dry cost when you are consolidating a cargo bike is always expensive everywhere in the world, not just Chile. In the U.S. can cost over $600 dry out fees form a forwarder. Chile is expensive too.
We use an specific maritime line down to Chile or the West Coast, to avoid such elevated dry costs.
Now, exporting out of Chile or any country in Latin America it is expensive too. That's why we offer sharing a container at the end of summer out of Chile.
Better thing to do for those shipping individually is flying the bike from Santiago to Miami or L.A. , it will end costing less than consolidating ocean cargo.
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