From Toronto, Canada to Glasgow, United Kingdom - June, 2012

Shipment From: 
Toronto, Canada
Shipment To: 
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Shipper details
Contact person name: 
Gail Goodman
Company name: 
Motorcycle Express
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6800 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 120w Syosset, NY 11791

Travellers Impressions of the shipper
5/5 - Excellent
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Shipping date: 
June, 2012
Cost Paid at Start (US $): 
2045US$ + 101 GBP

Gail is wonderfull. Extreme good and easy to understand info. Used motorcycleexpress for bikeinsurance USA and Canada too.
Official you are not allowed to have luggage on the bike, but when you polite ask they will allow BUT when the actual weight is much more than the weight on the dangerous goods papers, your are in trouble. I had to take off everything off the bike because I made a mistake (about 30kg difference) and my offer to endorse the extra weight with my signature made the inspector furious. Thought I did not take him serious, wich actually was the case.
In the end I brouhgt the bike, disconnected the battery and bye bike.
In Glasgow I had to take an agent. That man, only spoke with him on the telephone was only interested in his fee.
Thanks to the people of Servisair cargo (transat) this agent called somebody else who cleared the bike for us. Clearance? Why. Our bike is a European bike returning after a USA/Canada trip. For some EU reason the customs wanted to import the bike.
After 2 hours we were on the road again. Not too bad.

In Toronto stayed in a motel 5 min walking from Airport and Swissport Canada. very convenient
Servisair cargo in Glasgow is 5 min walk from arrivals.

Apart from the dangerous cargo inspector in Toronto and the compulsory agent in Glasgow who did not show up was the complete operation with Transat extreme easy

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