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Cost of Shipping a Container to Latvia

Published on 2021-08-24

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

Cost of shipping a container to Latvia
Latvia Container Shipping Cost

Whether you’re shipping residential or business stuff overseas, its cost will always vary depending on several factors.

That’s why it’s best to get assistance from a single company. Simplifying the logistics can greatly reduce the shipping cost.

However, not all shipping companies can deliver your container anywhere in the world. So make sure that you pick Three Movers. We can deliver your cargo safely anywhere in the world, including to Latvia.

But how much would it cost to move your container to this country?

How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Container to Latvia?

The international shipping rates range from $2000 to $3000. That price could either go up or down depending on numerous factors, such as the aspects of your cargo, distance, type of transportation, and time.

Moving bulky packages is more expensive. You see, your shipping fee will depend on the weight of your cargo if you choose to move it via air freight. On the other hand, sea freight will calculate the cost based on the dimensions of your package.

A similar policy also applies to the distance of your cargo’s end destination. If your belongings have a long-distance trip, there’s a high probability that your shipping fee will increase.

Furthermore, be mindful of when you would ship your package. Months from June to August are the busiest season for tourism in Latvia. Increased shipping rates and moving delays should be expected during this period.

Additionally, make sure to consider the following aspects as well. They could also affect the overall cost of moving a container to Latvia:

  • Insurance
  • Packing
  • Taxes and Custom fees
  • Inspections
  • General Rate Increase
  • Storage
Ocean freight container services for commercial goods and household items
Instant Rates For Shipping Containers To Latvia

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 Latvia of up to 45,000lbs.

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

20 ft Container $850
40 ft Container $925

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

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

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

Household Goods $535
Personal Effects $475
International House Moving Costs

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

International House Moving Costs

Partial House (2000Lbs & Less) $485
1 Bedroom (3850 Lbs) $1760
2 Bedroom (4500 Lbs) $2400
3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs) $2700

Container Car Shipping

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

Container Car Shipping

Sedan (Container) $1250
SUV (Container) $1350
Sedan via RORO $830
SUV via RORO $890

Which Size of Shipping Container Works Best for Me? 

You only have two ideal options for moving container loads of residential or commercial belongings. These are either the 20ft or 40ft containers.

The 20ft container is enough if you’re moving a few things like the contents of a two-bedroom house. The 40ft container, on the other hand, is the ideal choice for moving stuff for micro/small businesses.

The cost between the two variants is not far from each other. If you don’t want to pay for the entire container, you can ship it via LCL or Less Than Container load. You will share the cargo space and cost of using the container with other people.

But if you want a straightforward and quick shipping method, move the container through FCL or Full Container Load.

Different Types of Freight Transportation 

It’s possible to move a container through the land, air, or sea freight. The correct option depends on your location and the destination of your cargo.

Let’s assume that your container’s origin is in the United States. If that’s the case, your choice could either be air or sea freight. If you choose air freight, the shipping fee would be expensive, but the delivery process would only take a day or two.

On the other hand, sea freight is more affordable, but it would take days or weeks before your cargo arrives at its destination.

If the price isn’t a concern and time is of the essence, go with air cargo transportation. Do note that it can be around five times more expensive than sea freight transportation.

What’s next?

Now that you know the factors that could affect the cost of shipping a container to Latvia, your next move is to contact us! We’ll give you a free quote then we can start packing your things.

You can call us at (888) 202-0036 or send us an email at [email protected].

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Do FCL and LCL Shipments Have Different Transit Times?

In an FCL shipment, the shipper is not required to share the container with other shippers’ cargo. This improves security and streamlines the administration of ocean freight transportation. This is why it is faster than LCL.

Meanwhile, in LCL shipment, the route and procedure are more complex. The container contains cargo from a variety of people or businesses. That means it will be unloaded and loaded at different ports.

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

The allowed and banned items to send are determined by the laws of the country. The following are the prohibited items to ship to Latvia. Be sure to follow the shipping instructions to avoid delays and detention at customs:

● Acids
● Alcoholic beverages
● Animal skins
● Antiques
● Batteries, Haz
● Bearer Documents
● Bio Products, Haz
● Chemicals, Haz
● Computer software
● Corrosives
● Cosmetics, Haz
● Diplomatic mail
● Drugs, Non-Prescription
● Flammables
● Foodstuffs
● Furs
● Gases
● Grain samples
● Graphite Products
● Ice, Blue
● Ice, Dry
● Ice, Wet
● Infectious Substances
● Liquor, Haz
● Log and timber products from Liberia (wood-chips, poles, post, fence pickets, sheets, flooring, molding, pallet, tool handles, barrels, crates, tableware/kitchenware, shutters, blinds, cases/boxes/chests for jewelry and silverware, clothes hangers, clothespins, toothpicks, etc.)
● Oxidizers
● Paints, Haz
● Perfume, Haz
● Poisons
● Precious Stones
● Seeds
● Tobacco
● Toiletries, Haz
● Works of art

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

You may be charged a customs clearance fee and an import tax if you move a box from the United States to another country. But since every nation is different, make sure to check the Latvian government’s website for details on importing goods.

Imported products in Latvia are subject to customs duty. Customs tax ranges from 0% to 20% of the value of imported products, depending on their kind and origin. The majority of exports are exempt.

What Is a Bill of Lading?

A bill of lading is a document that the shipper hands over to the carrier when the shipment is picked up. It contains all important cargo information, such as pickup and delivery addresses, contact information, total weight, freight class, special instructions, commodity description, freight dimensions, and shipping numbers, among other things.

A bill of lading is necessary for every shipment because it serves as both a receipt and an agreement. A BOL that is fully completed proves that the carrier has received the goods as stated and is committed to delivering them to the consignee in pristine condition.

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

A freight forwarder is a firm that acts as a middleman between shipping companies that import and export products and businesses that require them. Freight forwarders are in charge of all aspects of the transportation process, from holding goods before shipping to ensuring that they clear customs. They don’t handle the products directly, but they build partnerships with firms that do so that they can organize every step of a shipment on behalf of a customer. Freight forwarders collaborate with firms that deliver goods by road, rail, sea, and air.

Customs brokers serve as the catalyst for international commerce, ensuring that transactions are completed swiftly and within the law’s parameters.

They collect, organize, and manage the commercial and trade data needed to speed the flow of products across borders, as well as the payment of any tariffs and taxes.

NVOCC is for Non-Vessel Owning Common Carrier, and it is a specific agency or company that assists businesses who do not require the complete container offered by freight forwarders to carry their goods, but only a portion of it. NVOCC provides services such as container filling and transportation to various ports.

Can I Track My Container While It Is in Transit?

Container tracking solutions are currently available from a variety of companies. Such systems allow clients to keep track of their cargo’s actual position at all times.

With the use of a freight monitoring system, clients are kept up to date on the status of their cargo. You may track the position of your cargo container online, or you can be notified via email or phone.

My Container Is Being Delivered to My Home. How Much Space Is Required?

The measure of unloading space required is determined by the contents of your container.

For instance, a 20-foot cargo has a usable capacity of 25-28cbm. This is the equivalent of 10 or eleven conventional pallets of storage space. If you’re going to unload a complete shipping container, you’ll need a space that can store 10 pallets.

Shipping Containers Worldwide – Popular Routes

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

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

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

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

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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