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South europe or Africa-South America

Sometime around november/december I want to go from south of europe or from one of the north african countries by boat or air to South America. We are two persons with a BMW 1150. Money is more an issue than time. We have time but less money. Anyone done this trip before. I am delighted to get any information about this. Thanks!
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Niclas,

Have a search on the shipping page, there are several people who have freighted their bikes from both Europe and Africa to South America.

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/tri...t/shipping.php

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I wish you luck.

If you have the time I highly suggest you look around for a company OTHER THAN HELLMAN. I got screwed by them and many others have as well so I do not recommend them.

If you do find another company PLEASE post the company you fly with on the Horizon site and do other travelers a favor by providing us with a better company.

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Steve - BWOB
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read about my experience with Hellman (at the bottom of the page)

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Hi, I will be going with Grimaldi Lines from Belgium to BsAs this september. Have done it before with them and it's great! It is a RoRo ship so no crate needed and you drive the bike on board yourself. As i will be travelling alone the cabin is 40%more expensive for a solo occupant, i.e €1700 instead of 1250 pp when 2, and another 300 or so less when sharing with 3.
I am taking a car(€600, a bike is about 200 only) and no fuss when arriving in argentina as it is handluggage!!
Write me ( marcelkersten@zonnet.nl) when you are interested in sharing the cabin.(just the cabin yes!!)

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