From London, United Kingdom to Panama City, Panama - November, 2009

Route
Shipment From: 
London, United Kingdom
Shipment To: 
Panama City, Panama
Shipper details
Contact person name: 
Chris Merson
Company name: 
Dynamic International Freight Services Ltd
Contact person email: 
c.me...@dynamic-intl.com
Contact details: 

+44 1494 535 524
Unit 1, Trident Ind. Estate,
Blackthorne Road,
Colnbrook,
Beds SL3 0AX

Travellers Impressions of the shipper
Recommended?: 
Yes
Rating: 
5/5 - Excellent
Information about this Shipment
Shipping Method: 
Air
Shipping date: 
November, 2009
Cost Paid at Start (US $): 
£1500,00
Comments: 

Chris Merson is a saint! Unbelievably patient and helpful while we dithered about dates and destinations. Really quick replies to all our questions by email or by phone. These guys ship anywhere by air or sea.

This cost included pick up from Wimborne in Dorset of our crated bikes (2 Honda Falcon NX400 in one metal Hayabusa crate). Bikes were crated separately by Howard at Conquest Motorcycles at Three Legged Cross (sal...@conquestmotorcycles.com). Our total weight was 386 kilos.

Dynamic will also crate for you if required with wooden crate that meets all the wood specifications that most countries now require.

They do the Dangerous Goods Certificate. We had to provide copies of reg docs, and proof of ownership (ie our sales invoices for the bikes) plus letter from Conquest to confirm the batteries were disconnected, tanks fully drained, and bikes were CLEAN (took me 2 days to clean them!), and tyres let down. Dynamic then added an extra cardboard outer packaging to the safety clingfilm packaging round the metal crate because they were worried about security of the tank bags we'd included in the crate.

Bikes then went from Heathrow to Amsterdam to Panama.

Bikes arrived on date promised. KLM are handled by DHL. Perfectly possible to clear them yourself (NB the first customs office closes 4pm - the second is open much later). DHL guys friendly and helpful. NB you need enough Spanish or take somebody to help you. We took Rafael (mobile 6724 4695 pana...@yahoo.com). We were able to de-crate the bikes at the airport only because Rafael removed the crate from DHL area. (He then dumped it at the exit outside the customs in a big bin!) DHL charges: $26.80 (we think for 1 nt storage). Customs charges:nil. Safe bike parking at the great Mamallena Hostel (mama...@yahoo.com).



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