airstream import


we import Airstreams to Europe since 1999

How to import an Airstream to Europe

Airstreams are manufactured in the USA. Since 1953 located in Jackson Center Ohio where in 2019 a brand new factory building has been built. Each Airstream comming to Europe must cover a mere 7500 km distance before arriving at the destination. Airstreams are usually too big for a container and are shipped RoRo from Baltimore. Usually to Zeebrugge, Amsterdam, Liverpool or Bremerhafen.

For the entire import cycle, it does not matter whether you are hauling a Vintage Airstream, a new Airstream (US or EU) or a young used one here. Usually it takes a period of 8-10 weeks to import to Europe.

Import steps A

  • Document handling (title, invoice, shipping)
  • Transport naar Westcoast port (RoRo)
  • Port formalities and storage
  • Shipping to Europe
  • Customs Europe
  • VAT Europe

Import steps B

  • Transport to workshop
  • Axle conversion, elektrics and hitch coupler to EU standards
  • EU Brake certificate procedure
  • Inspection at RDW with IGC approval certificate
  • License or export license to other EU countries
  • Approval of propane installation

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