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Shipping to Arica, Iquique, San Antonio: Chile


If you are moving to Chile along with your family and all the household goods from US, you have to hire international shipping services right away. The international ports in Chile are Arica, Iquique, San Antonio and Valparaiso and they are always flooded with heavy traffic all through the year for the reason that Chile has become an active business center in the recent times and it has very liberal and flexible trade policies which help in free trade with all the countries in the world. Whether it is household goods or commercial cargo you can easily transport them from any US port city to the international ports of Arica, Iquique, San Antonio, and Valparaiso, situated in Chile. The only question which will affect transportation of household goods or commercial cargo from US to Chile is the services of International cargo and freight shipping company. It is very necessary that you have professional freight and cargo Transportation Company who also has the knowledge of cargo transportation to Chile. Transporting household goods from US port to Chile international port would require that you have complete inventory listed.

This is very important as if you do not have the right and correct inventory listing, the complete cargo will be held by the port authorities and you have to go through all the hassles. Therefore, for safe and smooth transportation of commercial cargo or household goods, it is very necessary that you have the right inventory. Preparing the goods inventory is really a gargantuan task and you have to make sue that international cargo and freight transportation company which you hire for transferring the good have complete knowledge of the inventory format. This will help you a great deal and all your goods will easily pass through the scan test of Chile customs authorities at Arica, Iquique, San Antonio and Valparaiso.

You also need to make sure that during the time of customs clearance you have to be present in the Chile or else your goods will be stopped at the port and they will be put in the storage. In such an event, you have to bear the additional costs of storage which will add to overall shipping charges. Keep this point always clear and therefore, you should act swiftly in order to prevent any kind of last minute hassles. Some of the dutiable and restricted items which you should consider seriously when transporting them to Chile include Alcohol and tobacco products, New furniture, Caviar, pearls, synthetic furs, uncut precious, semi-precious or synthetic stones and the sporting guns.

You need to have authorized permit of weapons control bureau for this purpose. Items such as firearms, weapons, pornographic material, drugs are prohibited and should not form the part of goods when you transport them to Chile. However, if you belong to the category of returning Chileans, or you are coming to work in Chile, the customs duties on household goods and other personal items will not be charged. Make sure that you get the information acknowledged from cargo and freight shipping company.


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