Singapore car transit possibly by shipping

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Singapore car transit possibly by shipping

Postby Barang_doa_slae » Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:06 pm

Possibly a hard one..
Has anyone ever driven a Cambodian plated car to Singapore?
I found an official website detailing all the permits to obtain prior to enter but a first hand experience would be good.
I just bought the 911 I posted about a month ago and I am already thinking about preparing it. The best US performance shops have counterparts in Singapore. I was actually thinking about driving there then shipping it back to SHV or vice et versa.
Would anyone have any advice?
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Re: Singapore car transit possibly by shipping

Postby logos » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:48 am

You're seriously considering driving a car to Singapore through Thailand and Malaysia, and back ?

Where's that thread about being in Cambodia for too long?
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Re: Singapore car transit possibly by shipping

Postby Barang_doa_slae » Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:57 am

logos wrote:You're seriously considering driving a car to Singapore through Thailand and Malaysia, and back ?

Where's that thread about being in Cambodia for too long?


You don’t like road trips? That must be a shorter journey than the time I went from SHV to chiang rai via Bangkok, mai sot, pai and chiang Mai.

Anyway I was actually considering traveling by ship with the car one way, but absolutely driving one leg in or out.

The main issue isn’t the driving but the idiotic budget needed for the suspension and engine works I would love to have done.
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Re: Singapore car transit possibly by shipping

Postby logos » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:46 am

It'd be a great roadtrip but I hate to think of border crossings with a car into those 3 specific countries. The paperwork and checks would be a deterrent. A friend of mine drive a tundra from Thailand to Cambodia and almost lost the car to Thai border guards.
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Re: Singapore car transit possibly by shipping

Postby Barang_doa_slae » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:30 pm

logos wrote:It'd be a great roadtrip but I hate to think of border crossings with a car into those 3 specific countries. The paperwork and checks would be a deterrent. A friend of mine drive a tundra from Thailand to Cambodia and almost lost the car to Thai border guards.


Thailand at least through Koh Kong is an easy crossing as it ever was.
So easy actually that the 1k baht per day car overstay fine (>1 month) is capped at 10k.

Now since it involves three countries borders crossing I reckon that one better have all required documents and authorizations beforehand. However apart from transporting contraband or something illegal I see little risk of having a car confiscated by customs.
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Re: Singapore car transit possibly by shipping

Postby Miguelito » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:34 pm

Need a co-pilot? I'm in.

You might want to contact the Porsche club in Singapore and ask some advice from them. They did a drive up to Siem Reap a few years back -- there are some pretty epic photos of all of the cars around the temples. I think most drove up and shipped the cars back, but a few might have driven back as well. They also just drove up to Bangkok, so they have a lot of experience with that.
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Re: Singapore car transit possibly by shipping

Postby YaTingPom » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:39 pm

I think your main problem is entering Singapore as they have very strict rules, on pretty much everything, but particularly cars and chewing gum.
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