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Shipping - SE Asia from the UK

Hello,

I'm planning a 3-6 month revisit to Thailand around April next year and was
pondering on the thought of shipping my motorbike from England over there.

Right here come the questions

Has anyone done this before? (I'm sure someone has).

I've been told not to even consider shipping it directly to Thailand as,
apparently, its a right nightmare with customs and the paperwork etc. is
this stricly true?

If shipping directly to Thailand is a long and winded affair should I then
ship it to either Malaysia or Singapore and then head North to a legal
border crossing into Thailand?

Does anyone know of a good shipping agent that could give me an idea on
costs etc.

Thanks for your time in advance,

Ronnie
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Hi Ronnie,
I reecently shipped my bike to Australia and back from London. In both cases the bike went via Singapore so it looks like that is a "normal" route, and I certainly had no problems. I don't know about Customs in Singapore but what happens when you cross the border into Thailand ?? Will you still have a problem ? I guess at least you will have your bike underneath you rather than sitting on a dock !
The shipper I used is based in East London and is called Cutler Freight. Their phone No is: 020 8301 6626
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