Do you need motorcycle shipping to South Africa? Rapid shipping offer a full range of motorbike shipping services to South Africa. We are your one-stop shop for shipping motorcycles, scooters and sidecars to South Africa.
Packing your motorcycle for shipping
We will collect your motorbike directly from your residence – or if you prefer deliver to our depot and save money. Your motorcycle will be packed into a purpose built wooden shipping case – with room for helmet, leathers and even a small amount of personal effects if necessary. Your crated motorbike will then be dispatched to the port for immediate shipping to South Africa.
Sea Freight Motorcycle Shipping to South Africa
For most customers, shipping your motorbike to South Africa by sea will be the most cost effective method. The crated motorbike will be loaded into a steel shipping container along with other customers shipments. We offer weekly sailings to South Africa with a transit time of 4 to 5 weeks. As soon as your bike has been loaded onto a vessel we will automatically forward confirmation of the sailing details together with contact information for our local partner in South Africa.
Air Freight Motorcycle to South Africa
Where quick transit times are paramount we also offer the option of sending your motorbike by air freight. The crated bike will be sent directly to the airport for immediate loading to an aircraft with shipping to South Africa taking a day or two. We will forward a copy of the air waybill immediately, confirming flight dates and times together with contact information for our local partner handling customs formalities.
Customs clearing your motorbike in South Africa
As soon as your bike arrives in South Africa our local agent will arrange customs clearance and collect your motorbike from the port. It will then be removed from the shipping case and handed over to you, ready to ride away. If you prefer you may handle customs formalities yourself and collect the crated motorbike directly from the port – saving you money.
Comprehensive Transit Insurance
We offer full marine transit insurance for all motorbikes shipped to South Africa – ensuring your peace of mind for your cherished bike. For customers leaving the UK but not travelling immediately to South Africa we also offer storage at our secure UK depot prior to shipping.
Free Advice and Quotations
For more information, sailing schedules and customs guidance, please contact one of our bike shipping experts today on 0845 463 4656, or complete the quote request form at the top of this page and we will contact you directly.