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Airfreight / Shipping from Cape Town to Halifax

Hey hey people!

Sam and I are having a bit of a nightmare time trying to find anyone who can airfreight / ship our 2 x ktm 690's from South Africa, Cape Town to Canada, Halifax.

Ideally we'd prefer flying as its mid way through our rtw trip for charity(link to our hubb posts) so don't really want to lose too much momentum and also will be time pressured slightly to get to Alaska before it gets too nippy!

Any help or thoughts would be much appreciated thanks so much!

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Try this thread:


Bradley will sort out a passage to Halifax I'm sure.

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Thanks so much! Have dropped Bradley an email!

Have looked again today and contacted a few other people to see their thoughts... when checking out flight paths it would seem nothing runs directly from Cape Town to Halifax (tend to stop off at London or Dubai to swap airlines).

I can foresee this being a bit of a bugger
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Ha ha! Since doing some more running about I've discovered DHL are able to help out potentially too... a line has been dropped to them too! Fingers crossed eh?
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DHL will likely be an arm and a leg. I used Brad to crate my bike to ship across to Argentina but used a different agent to assist with the airfreight. The friends I was riding (Ekke & Audrey) shipped their two bikes from CT to Halifax in 2008 and used Brad for the crating, not sure about the shipping. You can google their Africa writeup for details, also is a strong possibility that it's listed here under shipping.

Anyway, follow up with Brad as a contact, give him a call if he doesn't answer his emails. I wouldn't say he gives execeptional service but pretty decent. Try to track down another agent so you can compare quotes from the same airlines, sometimes they differ depending on how much the agent wants to add on.
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