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Shipping to Haiti


Shipping to Haiti sounds like it could be frightening, but it truly is not. Many things can be shipped to Haiti, from your car to medical supplies to an entire apartment's furnishings. It's wise to shop around to find the best shipping rates, because there are many companies who offer shipping services. You can ship your items by sea or by plane, and these methods are priced accordingly.

Moving overseas doesn't need to be scary if you just take it step by step. The very first thing you should do is to find a moving company that you like. Do your research and don't be afraid to pick up the phone and call the company you like the best. While you can find a lot of information online, to get the best picture of what you need to do and know in order to ship your belongings, you should call and talk to an actual person. They can answer all of your questions and you will find that you are a lot less nervous about moving.

When you are shipping to Haiti, you have to take into account customs fees. Certain things are not allowed in certain countries. For example, when you are shipping to Haiti, you cannot ship firearms without prior written consent from the Haiti Army Chief of Staff. This includes your own personal guns you might have for self-protection. You'll need to have a commercial invoice and an inventory and copies of both papers, just so the customs officials can make sure that everything is okay. Some moving companies will take care of customs for you, and this is included in the price they charge to move your belongings. Remember to take that into account when you choose a company.

Shipping to Haiti is not as complicated as it sounds. You can even ship your car to Haiti, though the wait to get a motor vehicle approved through customs can be a lengthy one. Cars are some of the most expensive things to ship. Some moving companies off a service where you can purchase a collection of different sized boxes. These boxes are designed to help you move all your belongings and the packages range from a studio apartment to a four bedroom or more. You pre-pay and can either pack the boxes yourself, or have the company come in and pack everything up for you. The company then will take care of all your shipping to Haiti concerns. Packing things yourself would save you a lot of time, but you have to be sure that you have everything packed up correctly. Haitian customs officials want the markings on boxes to be covered completely if you are using old boxes.

Shipping companies can save you a lot of time and effort. They also offer great services. Make a moving company quiz that has questions such as what you are looking for out of a moving company and whether they will help you with customs. This will help you to find the best company for your shipping needs. Haiti is a fascinating country, full of history and mysteries, and if you take your time and do your research, moving there will be no problem.