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Cost Of Shipping A Container To Fiji

Published on 2021-08-24

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

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Fiji Container Shipping Cost

The cost of transporting a container to Fiji is determined by several factors. As a result, shipping charges may differ greatly, which might be a problem at times. However, you don’t have to worry; Three Movers can assist you with shipping your container to Fiji. We can easily aid you with shipping your container to Fiji because we are a seasoned and professional moving company.

This article will discuss the cost of shipping a container to Fiji or other international countries, as well as all of the factors that go into it.

Factors That Affect The Cost Of Shipping

When assessing the cost of transporting a container, five factors are regarded as the most relevant. These are the following:

  • The distance of the journey.
  • The volume or weight of your freight.
  • The mode of transportation.
  • The destination port’s fees.
  • The time of year
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Instant Rates For Shipping Containers To Fiji

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 Fiji of up to 45,000lbs.

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

20 ft Container $1225
40 ft Container $1290

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

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

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

Personal Effects $340
Household Goods $395
International House Moving Costs

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

International House Moving Costs

Partial House (2000Lbs & Less) $430
1 Bedroom (3850 Lbs) $1970
2 Bedroom (4500 Lbs) $2450
3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs) $2950

Container Car Shipping

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

Container Car Shipping

Sedan (Container) $1450
SUV (Container) $1530
Sedan via RORO $645
SUV via RORO $685

Which Size Of Shipping Container Works Best For Me?

You can choose from at least 16 distinct types of shipping containers. However, you must be aware of only two types of shipping containers: the 20ft and 40ft units. This is the case since the rest are primarily for business-related or industrial moves.

In most cases, a 20-foot container can hold the contents of a three-bedroom flat, while a 40-foot container can hold twice as much. Even though 40-foot containers are twice as large as 20-foot containers, they rarely cost twice as much. To put things in perspective, a 20-foot container can accommodate around 200 full-sized mattresses or 10 standard pallets (though not at the same time).

A 40-foot container is a better value for money when you have a lot of items to transport. A 20-foot container, for example, will not be large enough for your other items if you cannot leave your car behind. Hence, if you wish to transport your car as well as other home items, a 20-foot shipping container would almost probably be required.

Understanding The Different Types Of Freight Transportation

When it comes to international shipping charges, the mode of transportation is another important consideration. The following are the various modes of freight transportation:

  • Sea freight
  • Air freight
  • Train freight
  • Truck freight

Rail, road, sea, and air are all modes of transportation in Fiji. The rail network, for example, is mostly used to transport sugar cane. Thus, expect to employ a variety of modes of transportation to convey your goods due to the country’s 333 tropical islands. You’ll be moving your goods by sea or air the majority of the time.

Traveling by sea is slower but nearly five times cheaper. If you need your goods to reach their destination quickly, using a cargo plane is the way to go. Keep in mind, however, that for air travel, weight takes precedence over volume.

Additional Shipping Costs

Once you’ve decided on your means of transportation, you’ll need to throw in some additional shipping expenses. Some of them are as follows:

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

What’s Next?

We hope that you now have a better knowledge of shipping costs as a result of this information. To get started, all you need now is a cost quote. Simply fill out our web form or call us at (888) 202-0036 to get one for free.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Documents Do I Need for Shipping to Fiji?

The following are the documents that are required when shipping to Fiji:

● Supplier’s commercial invoice.
● Bill of Lading
● Packing List
● Import Permit or License
● Phyto Certificate

The documents stated above are original mandatory shipping documents. The following documents are only needed where applicable:

● Certificate of Inspection
● Certificate of Origin
● Free Sale Certificate
● Letter of Purchase or Credit
● Legal Undertaking

What Types of Goods Am I Not Allowed to Ship to Fiji?

The goods that are prohibited in Fiji are as follows: counterfeit notes and coins, illicit and narcotic drugs, harmful weapons, pornographic materials, and several others.

Some goods are however restricted and require a license and permit from the government and authorities of Fiji before they can be allowed entry into the country by customs.

What Are the Differences Between Shipping Taxes and Shipping Duties?

Taxes are imposed on the masses by the government. Whether you are importing and exporting goods or not, you’re expected to pay taxes on whatever you purchase. However, shipping duties are like indirect taxes that are imposed on the consumers of goods that are imported.

In other words, taxes that are paid on goods transported across international borders are referred to as shipping duties.

What’s the Difference Between a Freight Forwarder, a Freight Broker, and an NVOCC?

These three terms are most times mistaken for one another. However, they are quite different. NVOCC stands for Non-Vessel Owning Common Carrier. The services of NVOCC are always employed not as agents but as service providers. They provide all the services of a carrier under their bill of lading.

Freight Forwarders on the other hand are appointed to serve as agents. They specialize in the organization of shipments for people and enterprises. However, they do not take part in the freight.

Freight Brokers are intermediaries between freight forwarders and carriers.

How Important Is it to Get Insurance for My Cargo?

To avoid the issues that come with unforeseen circumstances, you need to get insurance for your cargo to provide optimum protection to the freight. Getting insurance for your cargo will avert inevitable losses and provide you with financial protection against all physical losses and damage. Therefore, the answer to the question of getting insurance for your cargo is YES.

How Long Does It Take for Cargo to Clear Customs in Fiji?

As long as you have provided all the documents needed for the clearance, clearance should be facilitated within 72 hours. However, if you are unable to provide the documents required on time, clearance may take up to two weeks. You also need to have paid up the necessary shipping tax and duties before your clearance can be finalized.

Is it Possible to Track My Container While It is Still in Transit?

Yes, it is very possible. We at Three Movers are looking out for nothing but your convenience. Our services and system enable you to monitor the movement of your shipment. We have a tracking system that enables you to follow up on the move of your cargo as well as keep you updated from time to time. 

Are All Shipping Containers Waterproof and Do They Have Proper Ventilation?

Not all shipping containers are waterproof. Oftentimes, you’ll discover that shipping containers are watertight instead. This helps to prevent precipitation, snow, or rain. When these containers are submerged in water or flooded, they will no doubt leak. At Three Movers, we offer the best service by finding and providing you with the best shipping containers that are well properly ventilated. We ensure that we convey your goods in containers that are watertight and keep your goods in safe conditions.

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

Containers come in different sizes and as such can only accommodate the weight they can. For a 20ft container, you should be able to load goods having a gross maximum weight of 67,200 lbs. equivalent to 30,400kg. This may come as a surprise but the gross maximum weight of the 40ft container is the same as the 20ft container. They take up to 67,200 lbs., an equivalent of 30,400kg.

Do I Need to Be Present During the Delivery of My Container?

Your presence at the delivery site will enable us to be able to get to your destination more easily. You would also be able to monitor us and the way we handle your goods when you’re there with us. You should be at the delivery site to avoid issues arising in the long run. You would also need to sign some delivery documents which can only be possible when you are at the delivery site. To summarize, the answer to the above question is YES. You should make yourself available at the delivery of your goods.

Shipping Containers Worldwide – Popular Routes

Three Movers can help you ship a container from anywhere in the world to Fiji:

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

Guatemala to Fiji
Guinea to Fiji
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Guyana to Fiji
Haiti to Fiji
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Hungary to Fiji
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Jordan to Fiji
Kazakhstan to Fiji
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Monaco to Fiji
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Myanmar, {Burma} to Fiji
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Netherlands to Fiji
New Zealand to Fiji
Nicaragua to Fiji
Niger to Fiji
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San Marino to Fiji
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Senegal to Fiji
Serbia to Fiji
Seychelles to Fiji
Sierra Leone to Fiji
Singapore to Fiji
Slovakia to Fiji
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Solomon Islands to Fiji
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South Africa to Fiji
South Sudan to Fiji
Spain to Fiji
Sri Lanka to Fiji
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St Lucia to Fiji
Sudan to Fiji
Suriname to Fiji
Swaziland to Fiji
Sweden to Fiji
Switzerland, {Eswatini} to Fiji
Syria to Fiji
Taiwan to Fiji
Tajikistan to Fiji
Tanzania to Fiji
Thailand to Fiji
Timor-Leste to Fiji
Togo to Fiji
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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 [email protected]

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