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    Senior Member luvsun's Avatar
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    Scott's Brats...and our patio
    Also, what is the cost of insurance for a car?

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    Senior Member Arubalisa's Avatar
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    Any Aruba beach...
    Just an FYI
    Quote Originally Posted by Cheryl View Post
    We considered shipping a car but with the shippings costs, customs duty, and hassle, we decided to buy one on the island. We looked for quite a while and bought a 2005 jeep wrangler 2 weeks ago for a very reasonable price - $3000 less than Kelly Blue Book value here - BUT it took alot of looking. Insurance, registration was no problem.

    Quote Originally Posted by sugar View Post
    We shipped a car from Boston about 4 years ago. It was expensive. They took it by truck to Jacksonville and from there it went on the ship. It cost about $2000. for shipping. The car was old, but looked good. Customs did not believe our sales receipt, so they doubled the value and we had to pay duty their value. The shipping and duty came to 3 times what we paid for the car. Next car we bought in Aruba.
    Quote Originally Posted by jerseygirl View Post
    Does anyone have recent experience w/shipping a vehicle to Aruba? Can anyone recommend a company from experience?
    Quote Originally Posted by luvsun View Post
    Also, what is the cost of insurance for a car?
    There is a list of insurance companies with their websites in this thread

    Home Insurance ???

    For anyone moving to Aruba...the information in the thread below regarding Aruba Customs, duties, shipping and importing vs. purchasing in Aruba is well worthwhile
    Import Duties

    Also information on car taxes which will be different from duties

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    Andrea...the link you suggested for "bringing vehicles to Aruba" is coming up empty. Do you have another suggestion?

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    nope, sorry.

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