Shipping the Bike

From this page, you can find details of shipments by motorcycle travellers, both air and sea. For each shipment, the details include Shipping Date, Cost, Shipper Contact details and a Description of the experience, in some cases very detailed and extremely useful information about the requirements for crating or the paperwork involved at the destination location.

This information has been gleaned from various sources, and not all details are available for every route. If you are aware of any more up-to-date information, or you know of any shipping details for locations which aren't listed below, please let us know here for minor details , or Log in to submit information on a shipment YOU HAVE MADE.

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Tokyo, JapanKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Paid at start: Total about US$380 (see comments)
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Sep 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 5323km
City of Brussels, BelgiumMelbourne, Australia
Paid at start: US$ 1,242. everything included
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Sep 2000
Shipment method: Air
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 16620km
London, United KingdomPerth, Australia
Paid at start: Not known
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Sep 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 14483km
Toyama, JapanBangkok, Thailand
Paid at start: Not known
Recommended: No
Shipment date: Sep 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 4446km
Cape Town, South AfricaBuenos Aires, Argentina
Paid at start: R6000 including all the paperwork and dealing with customs.
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Aug 2000
Shipment method: Air
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 6872km
Dakar, SenegalWarsaw, Poland
Paid at start: US$600.
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Aug 2000
Shipment method: Air
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 5379km
Sydney, AustraliaLos Angeles, United States
Paid at start: Not known
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Aug 2000
Shipment method: Ro-Ro
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 12077km
Sydney, AustraliaYokohama, Japan
Paid at start: US$420 (see comments)
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Jul 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 7803km
Panama, PanamaBogota, Colombia
Paid at start: US$250
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Jul 2000
Shipment method: Air
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 775km
Norfolk, United StatesGothenburg, Sweden
Paid at start: US$400 70 (handling)
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Jun 2000
Shipment method: Ro-Ro
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 6526km
London, United KingdomMombasa, Kenya
Paid at start: US$550 in port charges alone
Recommended: No
Shipment date: May 2000
Shipment method: Air
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 7235km
Sana'a, YemenDjibouti, Djibouti
Paid at start: US$100
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: May 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 429km
Cartagena, ColombiaColon, Panama
Paid at start: Not known
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: May 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 493km
Cape Town, South AfricaNew York, United States
Paid at start: US$100 per cubic meter
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: May 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 12568km
Navi Mumbai, IndiaAqaba, Jordan
Paid at start: Not known
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Mar 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 4004km
Harare, ZimbabweBuenos Aires, Argentina
Paid at start: US$ 2,350 for bike only!
Recommended: No
Shipment date: Mar 2000
Shipment method: Air
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 8847km
Sydney, AustraliaLondon, United Kingdom
Paid at start: A$ 684.00
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Mar 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 16998km
New Delhi, IndiaAlmaty, Kazakhstan
Paid at start: US$800 including $500 in bribes
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Mar 2000
Shipment method: Air
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 1626km
Kathmandu, NepalBangkok, Thailand
Paid at start: Not known
Recommended: No
Shipment date: Mar 2000
Shipment method: Air
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 2208km
Long Beach, United StatesSydney, Australia
Paid at start: US$450 shipping costs in USA plus US$200 entry costs in Australia
Recommended: Yes
Shipment date: Mar 2000
Shipment method: Sea
Distance from searched start point: 0km
Distance of shipment: 12066km


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