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Car Shipping to France

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When shipping a car to France, you have to decide whether it is worthwhile for you to do.

To ship a car to France you must first consider the following:

  • How much will shipping your car cost?
  • How much will insurance be to get your car shipped to France?
  • How much will you have to pay in taxes?
  • How much will you have to pay at the port?

Make sure to be prepared for all the costs that come with transporting your vehicle.
Door-to-door, port-to-port, however you need it, we tailor our services to your needs and will get your car shipping needs taken care of. You can reach us 24/7 with and questions or concerns at 888-532-8805.

For your own protection remember to take pictures of your vehicle before you ship to France. It is also recommended that you do not put any personal belongings in the car. You can never be too sure or too safe when it comes to your belongings.

Shipping Your Car Via RoRo

RoRo (Roll-on Roll-off) shipping is the most common method for shipping vehicles. The vehicle is driven on to a massive ship and parked, strapped down, and blocked to the ship’s deck. The car must be drivable for this process.

Shipping Your Car Via Container

Container shipping is the more expensive method to ship your car international. This method could be right for you if you want to ship multiple vehicles, are moving, or have personal belongings that you want to ship with the car. An itemized list of the belongings in the container must be presented. Your vehicle will be strapped, blocked, and braced to the floor of the container. The container is also loaded before being lifted onto the ship, and unloaded after being lifted off.

Ask our shipping experts what method would suit your needs best! Call us now at 888-532-8805

International Checklist for Car Shipping to France

Before shipping your vehicle make sure to have the proper documentation on our checklist below, or call us at 888-532-8805 to speak with one of our shipping experts.

  • The vehicle can have no more than a ¼ tank of gas during shipping
  • If the vehicle was recently purchased, you need the title and a notarized bill of sale showing a zero balance due.
  • If the vehicle is financed you need a lien authorization letter and a copy of the title, with both signed stamped and sealed by the lien holder
  • Shipping a vehicle internationally can take 4-6 weeks. Please speak with one of our experts to discuss your options

Don’t forget to read through and print out our International Car Shipping Checklist!

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We can also take care of motorcycle shipping to France for you!

The major cities of France:

Cities of France

  • Bordeaux
  • Lyon
  • Marseilles
  • Montpellier
  • Nantes
  • Nice
  • Paris (Capital)
  • Strasbourg
  • Toulouse

Ship Your Car Now operates from several locations in the US to make the process of shipping your vehicle to France easy for you. Any information you need will be provided to you, and we can be reached at any time to assist with any assistance you may need during the process. Our goal is to make shipping your vehicle completely painless and stress free!


Information about France:

  • Languages – French
  • Capital City – Paris
  • Currency – FF (Franc)

For more information on France contact us at 888-532-8805 and speak with our international shipping experts today!


The geography of France:

Bordering France is Spain, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, and across the English Channel is the UK. Along the coastlines are the Bay of Biscay and the Mediterranean Sea.

France has a diverse landscape, containing flat plains and gently rolling hills in the north and west, while the rest is filled with mountainous areas. Two of the known mountain ranges here are the Alps and the Pyrenees.


The climate of France:

Paris France

The western climate is mostly oceanic and has a high level of rainfall, with cool to warm summers and mild winters. The inland climate changes to hot and stormy summers, with cold winters that have less rain. Temperatures range from an average 53° F (11° C) in Paris and 59° F (15° C) in Nice.
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