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Car shipping from USA to UK and UK to USA

YFT can offer a car shipping to USA from UK. Ports in USA - New York, Baltimore, Charlestown, Brunswick, Jacksonville. Ourselves can export vehicles including cars, vans, trucks (new and used) from the UK to USA - New York, Baltimore, Charlestown, Brunswick, Jacksonville at the cheapest prices. In order to provide you with an accurate quote for shipping to USA, America. We require the dimensions of your vehicle/make and model. There are two ways you can ship your car, van or truck. You can use either a shipping container or you can export by Roll-On Roll-Off (RO-RO) shipping (cheapest). If you require a container quote we only ship your car on its own we do not offer LCL. The pictures above on the slider was all shipped by the same importer.

RORO Car Shipping from UK to USA and from USA to UK

Roll on Roll off (RORO) method of shipping offers a cost effective way of shipping cars. Saloon and 4×4’s, vans, minibuses, buses, trucks, tractors, agricultural machinery and plant as units are only charged for the space they take on the Vessel. YFT ship new and used vehicles and self propelled machinery to USA from the UK and from USA to UK. We offer both door to port and port to port service from the UK to USA. Vehicles can either be driven to the port or transported on our door to port service. Our team have access to all the vessels departing from the UK to USA on a weekly basis.

Customs information for Car Shipping to USA.

Imported motor vehicles are subject to safety standards under the Motor Vehicle Safety. Act of 1966 revised under the Imported Vehicle Safety Compliance. Act of 1988 to bumper standards under the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings. Act of 1972 which became effective in 1978; and to air pollution control standards under the Clean. Air Act of 1968 as amended in 1977, and 1990.

Cleaning the Undercarriage To safeguard against importation of dangerous pests, the U.S. Department of Agriculture requires that the undercarriage of imported cars be free of foreign soil. Have your car steam-sprayed or cleaned thoroughly before shipment. If you need more information on importing a car to USA please go to there Government Website.

Container Car Shipping from UK to USA and from USA to UK

Container shipping method offers a secure and safer way of shipping vehicles/cargo to USA or from USA. Our warehouse load and secure vehicles/cargo in 20ft and 40ft containers before being shipped to USA. We offer both door to port and port to port container shipping service to USA and from USA. Ourselves also offer container loading and lashing service at our Southampton warehouse, we also offer this in USA with hanging of cars. Alternatively the containers can be delivered to your address for loading.


Container loading

YFT Logistics ship containers to USA on a weekly basis from the UK. Our warehouse can combine your household items along with your car inside your own container to USA or from USA. Great care must be taken in securing your vehicle into the container. Cars must be secured to the flooring rings of the container by ratchet straps and the wheels must be locked into position by wooden chocks.

When shipping a car with your household and personal effects a wooden bulkhead will be built across the shipping container to separate the car and effects. To get a free quote for your car shipping to USA either email us or complete our online quote form. Our team look forward to hearing from you. Our team has access to all the vessels departing from the UK to USA on a weekly to basis. Port and shipping line charges When your vehicle arrives at destination there will be charges payable to get release. There are also standard costs in relation to clearing your vehicle with the US customs and border services. Ourselves can supply cost if needed.

Below is a 1940s classic pick up we shipped from New York USA to UK Southampton


Ford 1940 pick up classic car shipping from usa to uk

When buying on Escrow

We offer an escrow service in which will protect the buyer and seller throughout the transaction. This service offers peace of mind so our clients can avoid scams and also sending money to a buyer/seller that does not actually exist.

How this service works is our client(s) will send the funds for the purchase of the vehicle directly to us. We will then arrange the international wire to our USA agent’s office. As soon as the funds have been received we will notify the selling party funds have been received in full. It is very important that the seller of the item being purchased has agreed to the escrow service terms as we will need their full banking details in order to proceed. After receiving the seller’s full bank details we will send a driver to the location of the vehicle. When the driver arrives he will confirm the vehicle is actually present, there is an original title and the title matches the VIN number on the actual chassis.

What we check on collection

Note: the driver cannot and will not being doing a full inspection on the vehicle meaning mechanical and such of that nature. As usual they will do a full condition report and provide photos upon pickup. When the driver has confirm everything is legitimate he will then contact our office to approve payment being sent. At this time our accounting department will transfer the funds directly to the sellers account. The driver will then stay at pickup location until funds confirm received and cleared by the seller. At no point will the driver leave the pickup location nor load the vehicle until the escrow service is complete. Wire transfer typically only takes up to 15 minutes, worst case scenario 45 minutes. After transfer is complete driver will take possession of the vehicle and title. Cost of this is around $250.00 if required.

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To get a free quote for your car shipping to USA or from the USA either email us or complete our online quote form. Our team look forward to hearing from you. YFT have access to all the vessels departing from the UK to USA and from USA to UK on a weekly to monthly basis depending on final destination. YFT take great pride in car shipping to USA and from USA to UK

Our company is a Member of the BIFA (British International Freight Association) and trade under their terms and conditions.

Also Members of FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations).

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Many thanks for all your assistance in transporting! Really appreciated your help and will have no reservation in recommending you to friends in the future….as well as probably utilising your services again also!!


YFT guided me through every step. I went over and brought vehicle and drove it to the port and found out the port was shut and my flight was the next day! At a drop of a hat they organised alternate solution.