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Old 16 Oct 2012
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advice to ship bikes from Vancouver to Europe

does anybody has a good suggestion to ship (not fly, to expensive) bikes from +/- Vancouver to +/- Belgium (France/ Netherlands)

we are looking for good contacts.
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shipping bikes

I would send this guy a email as he sends bikes back and forth each year. I have no connection to him but I rented from him in Germany and I think he can help you.
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tanks Larry!

other suggestions are still welcome !
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I once flew my bike from Gatwick to Vancouver by Air Transat in 2002, then back from Toronto to Gatwick. Yes it was expensive but I can put you in touch with the shippers if you change your mind.
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thanks Paul, but we are looking for something sheaper than flying. possibly we will ship them from the USA
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In that case have you tried Wallenius Wilhelmsen Line? They have an office here in Southampton (0230-637233) and I used them in 2006 to ship my bike to Newark NJ. I believe they not only sail to the East Coast but also the west too. I dealt with Tony White then.

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Building 340, Distribution Street
Port Newark NJ 07114
(Tel: 973-578-8972)
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thanks

thanks for this! I've seem them for shipping bikes from east-coast USA (Brunswick) but I'll check the possiblilities for Canada!
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I believe that Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship to Seattle, I'm not sure that they go as far as Vancouver. I was planning a transamerica bike ride a few years ago (Sadly, technically still in the planning stage). At the time Wallenius Wilhelmsen had regular shipping that went down the East Coast and then up the West Coast to LA and sometimes (but not always) onwards to Seattle.
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