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Shipping costs to South Africa

Shipping to South Africa From Netherlands

Shipping Times

1 - 3 days by air

16 - 22 days by sea
Estimated Shipping Costs to South Africa

1 bed flat

£3,019 - £3,336
£12,074 - £13,346

3 bed house

£4,644 - £5,133

5 bed house

£6,966 - £7,700

Shipping Container Costs to South Africa

If you're moving to South Africa, you'll be joining over 200,000 British expats who now consider the country home. You'll be moving to the country known for its beautiful beaches and amazing wildlife and will benefit from a relatively low cost of living and warm climate.

Before shipping your possessions to South Africa, you need to determine which shipping container to use. You can choose from two sizes a 20-foot container and a 40-foot container. A 20-foot container can hold the contents of a 3-bedroom house; a 40-foot container can hold the contents of a 3-bedroom house and a car, or the contents of a 4- or 5-bedroom house.

40ft Shipping Container

67 Cubic Meters | 12.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 40ft Container

Price: £8,824 - £9,753

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image of shipping container
image of shipping container

20ft Shipping Container

33 Cubic Meters | 6.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 20ft Container

Price: £4,644 - £5,133

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Car Shipping Costs from Netherlands to South Africa

In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.

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Car Shipped by Sea Freight

Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)

Base Price: £4644 - £5133

Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500

Price: £5,644 - £7,633

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Unusual Restricted Items



Cigarettes weighing over 2kg per 1000


Home & Garden

Fireworks are subject to restrictions.

Penitentiary or Prison-Made Goods

Home & Garden

Prison & Penitentiary made goods.

Counterfeit Items

Home & Garden

All counterfeit products are strictly prohibited.

Drugs and Narcotics


Habit-forming drugs and narcotics in any form

Automatic Weapons

Weapons & Firearms

Weapons & firearms are subject to restrictions.

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