Coming soon! Exporting used cars to Australia

In 2018 there will be changes in export laws which means that car export in Australia is opening up to the global market.

Here at Beck Evans we’re delighted to be able to offer you the option to export your vehicle to Australia very soon. What makes us different is that we spealise in VAT qualifying prestige vehicles which means when exported you will not need to pay any VAT, which works out to be a very large cost saving.

Piece of mind

We understand that exporting a vehicle requires a lot of trust from your end. We pride ourselves in our quality of service, that’s why we have over 800 happy customer reviews. You can read our reviews here.

The UK leaders of prestige car export

Beck Evans are the people to talk to when it comes to exporting your prestige car. We have over 20 years in the auto trade, and pride ourselves in offering a streamlined option for exporting the very best new and used cars – and at a great price too.

We handle the entire process, with a dedicated support team to offer advice every step of the way. With our logistics experience we can guarantee the best shipping rates and export any number of vehicles to Australia that you wish.

For an extra fee, we’re happy to offer independent pre-shipping inspection of your vehicle, giving you extra peace of mind before it sets out on its journey Down Under.

Dealers or private individuals in Australia

We are happy to arrange an export service for dealers and private individuals in Australia, supplying both new or used left and right hand drive vehicles.

We can help source your dream motor

When exporting to Australia starts and we don’t currently have the vehicle that you are looking for in stock, we offer a no obligation search where we can help you find your dream vehicle. Please contact us and we will try to source the car for you.

Why export a used car from the UK with Beck Evans?

  • Quality standards. Each vehicle we export is thoroughly checked and will meet all inspection criterias
  • Outstanding reputation. We've exported hundreds of cars over the last five years and our customer satisfaction rating is through the (sun)roof
  • Full vehicle checks before we export – including the essential full HPI check
  • Full service to make sure everything is in order
  • Best prices secured, so we can pass the savings on to you

Export your 4x4 to Australia

We’ll offer huge savings when you purchase and export a 4x4 vehicle from the UK to Australia.
As a specialist in quality used cars, we stock Land Rovers and other 4x4 vehicles which are perfectly suited to the rigours of the Australian landscape – perfect for heading into the Outback, catching some rays and spotting all that incredible wildlife.

Luxury and sport car exporters to Australia

Whether you’re looking to export your Audi, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes or other prestige car to Australia, we will make sure it is a seamless process which ensures the vehicle will be in perfect condition when it arrives.

So you’re all set to get on the road and take in this inspiring and diverse country. Take in the wide-open skies and beautiful landscape, or cruise through downtown Sydney and discover the vibrant city sights.

Watch a live demo now

  • See a live demo of any vehicle of your choice – without leaving home
  • Get on Skype or FaceTime and we’ll give you a detailed tour of the vehicle and answer any questions you may have about exporting your car to Australia

Shipping cost and delivery process

Exporting cars to Australia starts in 2018, so please bear with us while we wait for details to be confirmed. Sign up here for updates as soon as we the information.

Export a car to Australia

If you have left us your details we will be in touch to let you know as soon as you will be able to export your prestige vehicle, 4x4 or sports car to Australia.

In the meantime, please take a look at our export stock to see the wide range of quality used cars we offer.

Ordering a new car to Export outside of the UK

As part of our export service, Beck Evans can also order any new cars for clients, with competitive discounts.

All vehicles are HPI checked and examined thoroughly prior to export. Should you require further peace of mind, Beck Evans is happy to arrange independent inspections of your vehicle prior to sale, for an extra charge. Simply ask a member of our staff for more information.

Beck Evans will also send via air mail all relevant documentation for export, as soon as we receive it.

Beck Evans, by reputation are experts in Exporting Cars outside of the UK

Beck Evans is now able to help in the export sale of vehicles to overseas customers on a regular basis, with a wide range of countries currently served with a similarly wide range of VAT qualifying cars. Take a look at our current stock list to learn more.

We are happy to arrange an export service for dealers and private individuals abroad, supplying both left hand drive and right hand drive vehicles. If you are a dealer and we do not currently have the cars that you are looking for in stock, please contact us and we will try to source the cars for you.

Our service is enhanced by our extensive knowledge of the by-laws and regulations of our trading partner countries. Beck Evans seeks to be at the forefront of this field and has gained an especially high reputation in the South East Asian, African and New Zealand export markets.

Attention Export Customers

If you are a NON European Union customer wishing to permanently export a used VAT Qualifying vehicle outside of the EU then it is possible for you to claim back the VAT on the purchase price of the vehicle. This only applies to certain used vehicles that are invoiced as VAT Qualifying.

We have a good selection of used VAT qualifying vehicles in stock. These vehicles are invoiced with VAT.

For example a used VAT Qualifying vehicle purchased at £25000.00 will show a VAT content of £4166.66 on the invoice. This means that you have the potential to claim the VAT back once the vehicle is permanently exported outside of the E.U.

*Please note this facility is not available to E.U. customers. We do not offer specific tax advice to individual customers. Please check with UK Customs and Excise to ensure that you qualify for this facility before you make your purchase.

Useful Goverment Sites for Exporting Cars to other countries

Checkout these useful sites which can assist with VAT & custom related vehicle laws applicable to each country:

Country Website
Australia www.customs.gov.au
India www.cbec.gov.in
Island of Jersey www.gov.je
Island of Guernsey www.gov.gg
Indonesia www.beacukai.go.id
Kenya www.revenue.go.ke
Malawi www.mra.mw
Malaysia www.customs.gov.my
Namibia www.namibia-1on1.com/namibia-customs-excise.html
Netherlands www.belastingdienst.nl
New Zealand www.customs.govt.nz
South Africa www.sars.gov.za
Sudan www.customs.gov.sd
Sweden www.tullverket.se/en
Switzerland www.zoll.admin.ch
Tanzania www.tra.go.tz
Thailand www.customs.go.th
Uganda www.ura.go.ug
USA www.cbp.gov/trade/basic-import-export/importing-car
Vietnam www.customs.gov.vn
Zambia www.zra.org.zm
Zimbabwe www.zimra.co.zw

Shipping Export Cost

Beck Evans can help with any Freight/Shipping requirements of export vehicle with our wealth of knowledge and vast contact list im sure we can help with any requirement you may have.

Below are the sea freight rates - other destination prices will be subject to quote.

  • Please note the prices below do not included marine insurance.
  • Rates exclude customs fees at destination, demurrage or quay rent at destination.
  • Destination storage duties, taxes or other sums due to government department destination customs clearance.
  • Prices for Shipping are an indication rate only and are subject to change at any time.
  • If there is an individual requirement/different location you would like to ship to or use air freight please contact Beck Evans.
  • We do offer marine insurance upon request quotations can be sent.
  • Vehicle collection and delivery service to ports available please email for quote.

Pre-Shipment Inspections

If you need advice or guidance on pre-shipment inspections please visit www.jevic.com Jevic by reputation are world renowned experts for pre-shipment inspections and this site will help you understand more about what is needed.

*Below are prices for RORO and containers, so exporting cars to different countries will allow both these options but sometimes only one option will apply, so remember that if you are unclear with any aspects of exporting your vehicle, please contact us we are happy to assist.

RORO (Roll on Roll off)
Prices from Saloon Car 4x4
Botswana POA POA
Caribbean £930.00 £1,190.00
Channel Islands POA POA
Jersey POA POA
Guernsey POA POA
Ghana £900.00 £1,150.00
Ireland POA POA
Kenya, Mombasa £900.00 £1,000.00
Mauritius £1,550.00 £1,550.00
Mozambique, Maputo £900.00 £1,250.00
Namiba, Walvis Bay £900.00 £1,050.00
South Africa, Durban £900.00 £1,150.00
Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam £900.00 £1,150.00
Uganda £900.00 £1,000.00
Zambia £900.00 £1,050.00
Zimbabwe £900.00 £1,150.00
Country Containers from
Australia £1,000.00
Belgium POA
Channel Islands POA
China £1,000.00
Cyprus/Limassol £1,100.00
Germany POA
Hong Kong £900.00
India £1,100.00
Indonesia £1,000.00
Ireland POA
Libya £1,250.00
Malaysia, port Kelang £1,000.00
Malta £1,200.00
Mauritius £2,100.00
Morocco £1,200.00
New Zealand See NZ Shipping Page
Pakistan £1,000.00
Seychelles £1,200.00
Singapore £850.00
Sri Lanka £1,200.00
Switzerland POA
Thailand £900.00
Trinidad and Tobago £1,200.00
Turkey RORO £850.00

For a definitive quote please email sales@beckevans.co.uk

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here at Beck Evans, we understand how daunting this whole procedure can be, and we are here as professionals to make the whole transaction seamless for both parties. We have therefore created this page to help with the process.

Q: How do I buy a car that Beck Evans has advertised?

A: Firstly, give us a call or send an e-mail. We will run you through our terms of business and the range of payment options available.

Q: What do Beck Evans prices include?

A: The price advertised on the website is the price you will pay for the car if it is to be exported outside of the EEC. The prices is 'Ex-Works' from the UK. The does not included any transport or shipping.

Q: What checks are carried out prior to sale?

A: Quality inspection checks by fully qualified Beck Evans technician. We can service your vehicle to manufacturer specification if needed under 5000 miles or 6 months or if you have any other service requirements we can assist also - all work carried out to OE standards. HPI investigation, which includes finance checks, police interest/write off & V5 checks. Full Valet.

Q: Do we sell NEW cars?

A: Yes we do, we have excellent contacts and great discounts with many different suppliers meaning you can get a really competitive price on a new car, so please contact us so we can understand your requirements and help accordingly.

Q: To which countries do you export your vehicles?

A: We can export to any country where there is a legal law to import vehicle from UK. If you are not sure, please contact us for more info.

Q: Can Beck Evans arrange for the transport and shipping?

A: Yes - part of the service that we offer is inland transport and shipping to your port of choice anywhere in the world - the cost will vary, so for more details please contact us.

Q: Which shipping lines does Beck Evans use?

A: We have relationships with all of the major shipping lines giving us access to the best rates and services. References available on request.

Q: How is shipment arranged?

A: Upon receipt of your payment, we will arrange booking of your vehicle for shipping on the next available vessel. All shipping documents will be first sent by email and then sent by courier to you after the vessel sails. This is to ensure your documents will arrive before the ship arrives at your selected port.

Q: What are FOB & CIF prices?

A: CIF stands for (Cost+Insurance+Freight) it covers freight, port to port insurance and other costs of freight. FOB price stands for (Free on board price); it means that the price does not include insurance, Freight and Inspection charges.

Q: What documentation or information do I require from my side after I have confirmed a purchase?

A: You are required to provide us with the following info/docs:

  • a. Consignee Name
  • b. Consignee Address
  • c. Full contact information such as Contact No., Fax No., Email Address etc...
  • d. If the consignee and the purchaser are different than please let us know.

Please provide us with the above information in order to make sure that all the shipping documentation is correctly prepared before the shipment.

Q: Who would package & ship my car?

A: We prepare all our cars to the highest standards and just before shipping. If the car is being shipped by container we deliver it to a specialist freight Package Company that we have worked with closely for many years, so it can be safely stored and secured into its container.

Q How will I come to know the shipment date of my vehicle?

A: When your vehicle has been booked for shipment, our shipping department will create a shipping notification that will be sent to you via e-mail or fax indicating the estimated time of departure (ETD) and estimated time of arrival (ETA).

Q: How would my car be delivered to port?

A: We use a reputable logistics company to deliver our cars to port. Cars are not driven unless agreed with the customer.

Why Choose Us?

We are an independent family run business that has been trading since 1970
Customers say we are the next alternative to a main dealer.
We hand pick well specified vehicles and offer them to consumers at competitive prices and in doing so Beck Evans will be a competitive buyer of any part-exchange vehicle that is offered
Each vehicle is HPI checked and undergoes pre-delivery checks as well as any scheduled servicing carried out if required.
Vehicles over 3-years of age will in addition undergo MOT testing.
Many vehicles will have the benefit of an existing manufacturer's warranty for peace of mind.
Sales vehicles that are over 3-years old are offered for sale with parts and labour warranties that are underwritten by a major insurer. With the option to extend to up to 3 years cover.
Flexible Finance Packages

Customer Review

Excellent service and happy with the aftercare from Andrew

Anthony Casey - Sidcup, Kent

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The staff were great went to a lot of trouble to make sure I had all the information I needed about the car, gave me a cup of tea and left me to look through the paperwork. Answered all my questions. The car looked lovely and I was introduced to the mechanic who works on the cars. Passed AA inspection with flying colours, just one small adjustment was needed which Becks Evans workshop sorted. I was met at Sidcup station and driven to the car showroom payment was quick and easy and I left with a package of information on the car ensuring I had filled in the slip to go off to DVLA. I would most definitely recommend buying a car from Beck Evans, great car, great and efficient service.

Barbara Gray - Sidcup, Kent

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Matt dealt with me, very professional & knew what he was talking about dealt with every thing that was promised & I am a very satisfied customer

Mr Leeroy Colliard - Sidcup, Kent

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I found the service very professional. The customer service from Matt was excellent and my expectations were totally met. I will surely consider Beck Evan if I am buying a car again and will recommend them to any who wants to buy a car.

Joseph Udoyeh - Sidcup, Kent

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I was impressed with Beck Evans and in particular Tim who made buying my car a positive experience. I will definitely return to upgrade and would recommend to anyone who is after a good quality vehicle.

Chris Doran - Sidcup, Kent

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