Cost Of Shipping A Container To Botswana

How Much Does It Cost To Ship A Container To Botswana?

Botswana Container Shipping Cost
Botswana Container Shipping Cost

Are you trying to figure out which moving company will take care of everything, from packing your belongings and equipment to putting them into heavy-duty trucks and accomplishing tiresome container verification and other tasks?

Three Men And A Truck is here to assist you. We have years of expertise in all of the aforementioned services, which helps us prevent you from being overwhelmed by all the steps involved in this complex process. We ship to a wide variety of countries, including Botswana.

What Are The Factors That Affect The Cost Of Shipping?

Relocation is a huge task that necessitates exceptional organizational abilities to safeguard your possessions while moving across countries.

These are some factors that can impact your budget on this project:

  • The weight of your container can range from 38,000 payloads in 20′ containers to 43,000 payloads in 40′ high cube containers, the same will be reflected in your bill. We’ll give you an estimate that will guide you in determining the weight of your goods before boarding the weighted vessel.
  • The distance between the United States and Botswana is 8,773 miles, resulting in a substantially higher fuel cost per mile. At both ports, your belongings are subject to international taxes and container verification fees.
  • Peak seasons must be taken into account if you want to save a lot of money on shipping. In the United States, the months of August and October are approaching the holiday season, making it an ideal time for people to transfer. As a result, there is a lack of trucks and containers, which raises the costs from the base price.

What Size Of Container Is Best According To Your Requirements?

You can have your own Full Container (FCL) to store all of your assets, including vehicles and huge furniture that require isolation from other packages. When deciding between 20′ and 40′ containers, prices might range from $1,841.40 to $3,540.90. While Less Than A Container (LCL) allows you to ship your packages at a lesser rate while following our inventory list. Their starting price might be as much as $877.80.

Other types of containers, including dry, thermal, refrigerated ISO, double-doored, tunnel, and other containers, can be tailored to meet the needs of the customer.

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Average Container Shipping Rates Estimates

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

FCL shipping is best for transporting lots of boxes, pallets and anything which will require a full container shipping to Botswana of up to 45,000lbs.

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

20 ft Container$1852
40 ft Container$1990

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

LCL shipping is more affordable way to transport less than container load shipments to Botswana.

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

LCL$190/CBM
Personal Effects$940
Household Goods$1296
International House Moving Costs

International house moving to Botswana services – quick, easy and cheap.

International House Moving Costs

Partial House (2000Lbs & Less)$1157
1 Bedroom (3850 Lbs)$2807
2 Bedroom (4500 Lbs)$3804
3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs)$4550

Container Car Shipping

International auto transport services to Botswana via RoRo and container ships. Ship cars, trucks, suvs, atv’s, boats, RV’s, heavy equipment and more.

Container Car Shipping

Sedan (Container)$1860
SUV (Container)$1970
Sedan via RORO$855
SUV via RORO$895

What Are The Types of Transport For Relocating Containers?

You have the option of shipping your containers to Botswana via air or by sea. Airplanes are the best alternative if you have smaller shipping containers because they transfer your cargo swiftly in 2 to 4 working days. It’s also cost-effective in an emergency, with a minimal cost of up to $225.00. Do note that the prices for shipping by air can quickly add up based on the weight of your freight.

However, when shipping larger containers that include your entire office or house, as well as heavy equipment such as many computers or furnishings, ocean routes are highly suggested. Their prices are low, and they can withstand a lot of weight.

What Other Costs Can Add Up to Your Shipping?

When you choose to consult with us, we are primarily concerned with your cost management because we understand the issues that can add up to your relocation budget.

The additional costs that can generally count for are:

  • Custom duties
  • Container inspection fees
  • General Rate Increase
  • Inland delivery charges
  • Quarantine fees
  • Insurance

To receive a highly customized price from us, complete our three-step form, which asks for your starting point and destination, as well as tentative dates.

What To Do Next?

We are a well-known brand that values client satisfaction. Our nationwide presence establishes our credibility and experience in the field.

You can email us at info@threemenandatruck.com or call our toll-free number (888) 908-6496 right now.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which Documents Are Necessary When Shipping to Botswana?

You should ensure that you have completed all of the necessary import paperwork in order to clear customs procedures and comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Knowing the proper papers is critical for seamless import and export operations. The import paperwork necessary in Botswana are determined by the government’s normal trade policy, the nature of the products being imported, and the individual items being imported to Botswana.

Nonetheless, here are the common documents required for overseas container shipping:

● Commercial and Proforma Invoices
● Bills of Lading
● Packing List
● Shipper’s Letter of Instructions (SLI)
● Automated Export System (AES) Filing
● Certificate of Origin (CO)
● Incoterms
● Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
● Operational Instructions
● Shipping Under a Letter of Credit

Why Do FCL and LCL Shipments Have Different Transit Times?

The FCL routes are simple to follow. Once your goods have been placed within the container, the shipping crew will not open or update it. Your container will be simply transported to its destination port or the place agreed in your contract.

LCL shipping, on the other hand, is more complicated. Since the container holds cargo from different individuals, it will be opened and updated at various ports. That is why LCL sometimes has more travel time than the FLC shipment.

What Kind of Taxes, Duties, and/or Fees Do I Have to Pay When Shipping to Belize?

Customs fees must be paid in most situations.

Customs refer to the fees, levies, and taxes levied on goods transported internationally from one country towards another. These charges are added to the carrier’s shipping costs and differ by item and destination. Every country has its own set of rules and restrictions. To know more about them, contact us or talk to your moving manager.

What Is a Bill of Lading?

A bill of lading (BL or BoL) is a legal statement that describes the type, quantity, and destination of cargo being sent by a carrier. The bill of lading also serves as a shipment receipt when the courier carries the item to a specified destination. This agreement, regardless of the manner of transport, should be signed by an authorized person from the carrier, shipper, and receiver.

What Happens If I Lose the Bill of Lading?

The majority of moving firms go to considerable lengths to protect themselves from losses caused by missing Bills of Ladings. This is accomplished through the use of bank guarantees and indemnifications. So, if you lost your bill of lading, expect them to require a bank guarantee covering at least 100% of the cargo value and valid for at least one year.

But if you misplace your bill of lading, you must first contact your carrier. It’s possible that they will issue a new bill of lading right away.

What Types of Goods Am I NOT Allowed to Ship to Bolivia?

Just like domestic moving, overseas shipping has restricted items as well. Each country has its own regulations or prohibitions to exported and imported items.

If you are planning to ship a container to Botswana, make sure to check their official website first. Doing this will help you avoid packing items that might cause a delay or increase in shipment fees.

To give you a better idea, here are the items that you can move to Botswana:

● Acids
● Airline Ticket Issued
● Antiques
● Batteries, Haz
● Bearer Documents
● Bio Products, Haz
● Chemicals, Haz
● Corrosives
● Cosmetics, Haz
● Credit Cards
● Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA (Intl. Air Transport Association)
● Flammables
● Furniture
● Furs
● Gases
● Ice, Blue
● Ice, Dry
● Ice, Wet
● Infectious Substances
● Jewelry
● Liquor, Haz
● Magnetized Materials
● Metals, Precious
● Money Orders
● Oxidizers
● Paints, Haz
● Passports
● Perfume, Haz
● Playing Cards
● Poisons
● Precious Stones
● Radioactives
● Seeds
● Stamps
● Stocks
● Toiletries, Haz
● Watches
● X-Rays

What is the Maximum Weight That Can Be Loaded into a Container?

The allowable container weight is determined by the maker and the type of material used on the container. Capacity and measurement information is often displayed on the container’s doors and CSC plate.

For a 20ft Container, the weight limit is 25.000 kg/ 55.126 lb. If you are using a 40ft container, the maximum payload will be 27.600 kg / 61.200 lb.

How Important Is It to Get Insurance for My Cargo?

Getting cargo insurance is the most effective way to safeguard the value of your items from physical damage, robbery, or general degradation. Not all shipping items are generally covered by cargo insurance, and this differs widely by region. Shippers and consignees, on the other hand, can get insurance through specialist suppliers, big brokers, local agencies, websites, and freight forwarders.

Obtaining freight insurance is not required. It is, nevertheless, strongly recommended in order to further protect your valuables from danger. It’s critical to weigh the cost of insurance against the potential for losses and collateral damage if you don’t have insurance.


Shipping Containers Worldwide – Popular Routes

Three Men And A Truck can help you ship a container from anywhere in the world to Botswana:

Afghanistan to Botswana
Albania to Botswana
Algeria to Botswana
Andorra to Botswana
Angola to Botswana
Antigua to Botswana
Argentina to Botswana
Armenia to Botswana
Australia to Botswana
Austria to Botswana
Azerbaijan to Botswana
Bahamas to Botswana
Bahrain to Botswana
Bangladesh to Botswana
Barbados to Botswana
Belarus to Botswana
Belgium to Botswana
Belize to Botswana
Benin to Botswana
Bhutan to Botswana
Bolivia to Botswana
Bosnia Herzegovina to Botswana
Brazil to Botswana
Brunei to Botswana
Bulgaria to Botswana
Burkina to Botswana
Burundi to Botswana
Cambodia to Botswana
Cameroon to Botswana
Canada to Botswana
Cape Verde to Botswana
Central African Rep to Botswana
Chad to Botswana
Chile to Botswana
China to Botswana
Colombia to Botswana
Comoros to Botswana
Congo to Botswana
Congo {Democratic Rep} to Botswana
Costa Rica to Botswana
Croatia to Botswana
Cuba to Botswana
Cyprus to Botswana
Czech Republic to Botswana
Denmark to Botswana
Djibouti to Botswana
Dominica to Botswana
Dominican Republic to Botswana
East Timor to Botswana
Ecuador to Botswana
Egypt to Botswana
El Salvador to Botswana
Equatorial Guinea to Botswana
Eritrea to Botswana
Estonia to Botswana
Ethiopia to Botswana
Fiji to Botswana
Finland to Botswana
France to Botswana
Gabon to Botswana
Gambia to Botswana
Georgia to Botswana
Germany to Botswana
Ghana to Botswana
Greece to Botswana
Grenada to Botswana

Guatemala to Botswana
Guinea to Botswana
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Guyana to Botswana
Haiti to Botswana
Honduras to Botswana
Hungary to Botswana
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India to Botswana
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Iran to Botswana
Iraq to Botswana
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Italy to Botswana
Ivory Coast to Botswana
Jamaica to Botswana
Japan to Botswana
Jordan to Botswana
Kazakhstan to Botswana
Kenya to Botswana
Kiribati to Botswana
Korea North to Botswana
Korea South to Botswana
Kosovo to Botswana
Kuwait to Botswana
Kyrgyzstan to Botswana
Laos to Botswana
Latvia to Botswana
Lebanon to Botswana
Lesotho to Botswana
Liberia to Botswana
Libya to Botswana
Liechtenstein to Botswana
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Luxembourg to Botswana
Macedonia to Botswana
Madagascar to Botswana
Malawi to Botswana
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Maldives to Botswana
Mali to Botswana
Malta to Botswana
Marshall Islands to Botswana
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Mauritius to Botswana
Mexico to Botswana
Micronesia to Botswana
Moldova to Botswana
Monaco to Botswana
Mongolia to Botswana
Montenegro to Botswana
Morocco to Botswana
Mozambique to Botswana
Myanmar, {Burma} to Botswana
Namibia to Botswana
Nauru to Botswana
Nepal to Botswana
Netherlands to Botswana
New Zealand to Botswana
Nicaragua to Botswana
Niger to Botswana
Nigeria to Botswana
Norway to Botswana
Oman to Botswana
Pakistan to Botswana

Palau to Botswana
Palestine to Botswana
Panama to Botswana
Papua New Guinea to Botswana
Paraguay to Botswana
Peru to Botswana
Philippines to Botswana
Poland to Botswana
Portugal to Botswana
Qatar to Botswana
Romania to Botswana
Russian Federation to Botswana
Rwanda to Botswana
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines to Botswana
Samoa to Botswana
San Marino to Botswana
Sao Tome & Principe to Botswana
Saudi Arabia to Botswana
Senegal to Botswana
Serbia to Botswana
Seychelles to Botswana
Sierra Leone to Botswana
Singapore to Botswana
Slovakia to Botswana
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Solomon Islands to Botswana
Somalia to Botswana
South Africa to Botswana
South Sudan to Botswana
Spain to Botswana
Sri Lanka to Botswana
St Kitts & Nevis to Botswana
St Lucia to Botswana
Sudan to Botswana
Suriname to Botswana
Swaziland to Botswana
Sweden to Botswana
Switzerland, {Eswatini} to Botswana
Syria to Botswana
Taiwan to Botswana
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Tanzania to Botswana
Thailand to Botswana
Timor-Leste to Botswana
Togo to Botswana
Tonga to Botswana
Trinidad & Tobago to Botswana
Tunisia to Botswana
Turkey to Botswana
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Tuvalu to Botswana
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Ukraine to Botswana
United Arab Emirates to Botswana
United Kingdom to Botswana
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Uruguay to Botswana
Uzbekistan to Botswana
Vanuatu to Botswana
Vatican City to Botswana
Venezuela to Botswana
Vietnam to Botswana
Yemen to Botswana
Zambia to Botswana
Zimbabwe to Botswana

Written by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is a moving professional and relocation expert that has more than 10 years of experience in the moving industry. With a background that includes working in virtually every aspect of the company, he has distinguished himself as an integral part of our operations with expertise in all things related to moving.

If you have any questions about moving, our services, or anything else you think he may be able to help with, you can contact Chris by emailing him at Chris@threemenandatruck.net

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