From Haifa, Israel to Lavrio, Greece - September, 2011

Route
Shipment From: 
Haifa, Israel
Shipment To: 
Lavrio, Greece
Shipper details
Contact person name: 
Alicia Rozner
Company name: 
Rosenfeld
Contact person email: 
rese...@rosenfeld.net
Contact details: 

HAIFA
Tel: +972-4-8613613
Fax: +972-4-8537002
hai...@rosenfeld.net

ASHDOD
Tel: +972-8-8531211
Fax: +972-8-8531213 ashd...@rosenfeld.net

Travellers Impressions of the shipper
Recommended?: 
Yes
Rating: 
3/5 - Average
Information about this Shipment
Shipping Method: 
Ro-Ro
Shipping date: 
September, 2011
Cost Paid at Start (US $): 
350 + 460
Comments: 

I had to ship my car + my bike since I gave up my household in Amman, Jordan. At that time Syria was already in troubles and not 'crossable' so the only choice was through Israel back to Europe. Crossing from Jordan to Israel no problem but I had to go twice - one time with one vehicel, since I was traveling alone and Jordan only permits one foreign vehicle per foreign opperson. But they had no record that I had actually two vehicles on my name! Just had to show up with one at a time at the border.

Rosenfeld is only shipper from/to Israel, and not really cheap. But friendly staff and relatively fast process.

Problems: Haifa port authorities charge as they like, since I found a co-traveler from Israel who had his way with the female Israeli customs officers, I paid less. Otherwise get ready to negotiate.

I had to fly from Israel to Greece and drive down to the port of Lavrio to get my car and bike, since the boat does not accept passengers (I read it did so in the past). Greek side was very easy and fast, just another 80 Euro for the port.



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