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Transport from Colombia/Ven. to Europe?

Hi,

does somebody know if there´s a chance to ship your bike from Colombia (Cartagena) or Venezuela to Europe?

Thanks a lot in advance!
Marcus
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plenty going out of Colombia . ( about $1000 i was told ) dont know much about Venezula . Colombia is a better place to hang out while you do your shipping.
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Hi
Did you find something?
Have you shipped your bike already?
Please, share you experience.
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I eventually choose the easy option and shipped the bike from Buenos Aires ... :-/
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What I found is that nobody ships from Venezuela by sea due to drag problems. They fill vehicles in the ports and companies had many problems with it when package arrive in Europe.
The only way is by air and the only agent I found who can do it is Mudanzas Internacionales Global C.A. g.abreu@miglobal.com 0058-212-2570050.
But as they know they are only agency they charge a lot. For KTM 990 Adventure to UK they call $3700 or $2100 if you exchange cash on black market. Quite risky and still expensive.

From Santa Marta/Colombia sea is possible, but as before, I found only one company Contacts . Contact: senior Andres Lopez at alopez@transmares.com.co 0057-316-3897142. I send him a few emails but he never answered and made a few calls but had only promises.

Finally I found somebody who wanted to buy the bike and finalise transaction on the border in Paraguachon.

Next time I will be smarter and never plan to finish trip in this area.
Buenos is probably the best place.
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Let me know ,if it is not late. I have contact with an agent in Cartagena.

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A bit late, I am already back. But post this info here and share it with others, in case they need it in future.
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UK/Ireland to BA

Hi Motocimek,

A few of us are looking to ship our bikes to Buenos Aires in September. I have already got some quotes for a 20ft container.
Do you mind me asking what company you used and roughly how much it cost to get your bike from BA to the UK?

Dave
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The best quotation to ship from UK to BA I had from Luna Shipping, a few hundreds quids by sea, I don't remember exactly, or less than thousand by plane.
About shipping back from BA you should ask howkeye42, as I said below, finally I sold bike there and have never shipped to UK.
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