Shipments done by Travellers

The HU Shipping Database!

From THIS page, you can find details of shipments ALREADY MADE by travellers, both air and sea, so you can plan your own shipment.

For each shipment, the details include Shipping Date, Cost, Shipper Contact details and a Description of the experience, often including very detailed and extremely useful information about the requirements for crating or the paperwork involved at the destination location.

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NOTE: This is not our normal view, but Google's API has somehow broken the view with a map and everything nicely laid out. We will fix it as soon as possible, but it's a very big job for us. Any Google API experts feel free to contact us! For now this will have to do, sorry.

Usage: Enter one or more of the fields, as you wish. Blank field means "all". Be sure to use correct country names, e.g. "United Kingdom" not UK or England. Unfortunately "united states" (united states of america doesn't work) gets United Kingdom as well, just work down to the bottom or last page. Not case-sensitive. Results sorted by newest first.

Shipment: From Bogota to Panama - February, 2020

4/5 - Good

Flights from Monday to Friday, departing at 9 am aprox.  Arrival to Panama before 2 pm.  Customs process in Panama the next working day in the morning, due to new procedure of chemical spray for the bikes that lasts for 2  hours. 

Delivery in Bogota:  Monday or Tuesday

Bike will fly on:  Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

Customs process in Panama: Wednesdays, Thursday or Friday.

It is not a good idea to deliver the bike on Thursday or Friday in Bogota, as customs process in Panama, will have to be done on Monday.

Customs process in  Panama very easy.  biker can do it by themselve  or Cargorider can also support you.

Veronica Mosquera

We have handled bikes back and from Bogota to  Panama, Europe and Miami with success and very good feedback from Bikers.


Shipment: From PANAMA to BOGOTA - February, 2020

4/5 - Good

whats up: +57 311 2237841

Phone: +57 311 223 7841

Facebook:  Verónica Mosquera

skyp:  veronikitamo

Web page:

City : Bogota, Colombia

Address: Carrera 81D No. 25B- 27   Barrio Modelia 

Veronica Mosquera


The charges include:


  • Air rate and airline charges from Panama to Bogota
  • Destination charges in Bogota, included Customs handling.
  • Customs  inspection handling in Bogota and Panama.

Special Instructions:

  • Bike has to be clean and 1/4 fuel tank.
  • Flights are from Tuesday to Friday , departing  between 7 am and 11 am, arriving at Bogota   maximun at 2 pm.
  • Flights on Saturday, bike has to be taken on Friday before noon, and customs in Bogotá to be done on Monday (not holliday)
  • Biker has to be available by the time the bike arrives in Bogota for clearance process, this means biker has to arrive first than the bike or the same day of the bike.

Timing for clearance process can take all  day long  ( since 8:00 am to 3 p.m) depending on customs inspections.  The idea is to begin process early in the morning, yet the time we meet with the biker will depend on the  day of arrival of the bike.

1100 in cash or 1.150 with credit card
55 for soat insurance

Shipment: From Malta to Australia - February, 2020

4/5 - Good

Airways House
110 Tower St
Msida, Malta

tel 21 338161

Etienne Cachia
etienne ((a ))

The one thing we learnt was not to put anything resembling personal belongings into any panniers, bags or crate because on arrival in Aust, customs and quarantine treated them as seperate shipments and inspected twice with resultant doubling of the charges which ended up at $780us also delaying the pick up by quite some time.

We were under time pressure and had to do everything within 2 weeks in response to a family problem in could not shop around too much, as our original plan was to return to UK and reship from there. Cube relocations in Attard did the crate and we virtually left bike there the day before we left, they did a good job and also delivered to port when required. Shipping was as a part container to Melbourne so had to wait till it was filled. Insurance in Malta for a bike seemed impossible to find and we ran out of time so bike shipped without insurance.

By the way it is a 2006 Triumph Bonneville we were 2up with way too much luggage did 11000km through UK, Scotland and Europe from Belgium to Slovenia and down to Malta  in 7mths( 2 of which were in Malta) not much scope to do a lot of kms there.

By contrast from Aust. we used Dave Milligan of Get Routed and it could not have been easier, ride in and ride out, also was less than 1/2 price of getting it back.




Shipment: From London to Mexico City - February, 2020

5/5 - Excellent
Roddy Warriner
roddy (a)

So, Mexico City customs... nowhere near as bad as feared, just not a well trodden path.

You need the following documents with copies;
- Passport
- Visa
- Stamp page in passport
- Driving license
- Bike V5
- Insurance (for Mexico, you can only get 3rd party)
- Airway bill (two bills, first from Motofreight, 2nd stamped by Talma Cargo which you get later). 
- Temporary Import Permit (from Banjercito bank headquarters on Military Road in town - ask for a Mexican/Canadian woman called Patricia in the office, very helpful and English speaking as they don’t do the process often) $57 + bike age specific deposit for refund on exit, $200 for us. Take bank cards not cash. 
To get the bike you need to go direct to the Talma Cargo entrance of the airport with all paperwork and speak to the authority. You don’t need an external customs broker as the bike is in the drivers name and not a commercial/permanent import. We tried to use one, but this was false advice and cost of days of unnecessary problems. 
Once you know the bike has arrived you need to speak to Talma directly and pay the admin import fees. Ana Sofia spoke good English in that office but gave incorrect advice re. Brokers (see below) $90 fees.
Sofia.carreon [a] 
Best point of contact at the airport is Humberto Chavez +52 55 1320 9961, English speaking customs agent who works within the airport cargo area. He arranged a meeting for us with the authorities. It took a whole day but were essentially good. 
The bike owner should then be allowed into customs to ‘release’ the bike. 
Alfonzo, the Talma warehouse manager/director, spoke English and facilitated releasing the bike and moving our bike to their second warehouse in their truck just outside the customs gate, as it cannot be ridden out. Insist on speaking to him if you have problems in the warehouse. We pushed him on the large fees the warehouse tried to charge us and he them halved to $142.
Took us a while but once we worked it out the process was smooth. 
While in the city waiting for a bike we stayed with Jorge, a really cool air b’n’b in a local neighborhood with a secure courtyard that was idea for receiving the bike and last minute fiddles. 
+52 55 2279 7086 
Prices in USD. 
Hope that helps - if anyone follows us we are happy to talk to them.
Check out where we got to on instagram at; 

Shipment: From Istanbul, Turkey to Bangkok, Thailand - January, 2020

5/5 - Excellent
Skyline Freights & Logistics LLC

+971 4 255 6888 United Arab Emerites

Neil Bhandari

I Airfreight cargo my motorcycle from Istanbul (Turkey) to Bangkok (Thailand). I used Skyline Freights & Logistics LLC. Perfect coordination of logistics. From the initial phone call, Neil Bhandari answered all my concerns. Real proffesional, what they said, they did. It was great to work with such caring people for the shipment of my motorcycle (Kawasaki Versys 1000, with side and top cases) was delivered safe and on time. They also took care of crating, customs, temporary import documents.  I recommend this transport company to any biker needing airfreight cargo transport.



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