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Basic questions about shipping into Belize #247687
08/28/07 12:33 PM
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Howdy Y'all!

My first post to this forum, so please be gentle wink

Is the port at Belize City the only port that can handle 20 ft. ISO containers?

And does anyone know of any steamship companies that have container service to a Belizian port, preferably out of Florida or the Southeast USA and return?

Thanks!

Last edited by PirateJohn; 08/28/07 12:33 PM.
Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PirateJohn] #247690
08/28/07 12:44 PM
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I have used Hyde Shipping out of Miami and Port Everglades. Their frieght forwarded is Mack Freight. Very good folks. The old man Hyde was from Roatan and specializes in Honduras and Belize. Ask for Benny Lopez or Mr. Torres.

Google em'.

SIN


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Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: Sir Isaac Newton] #247694
08/28/07 01:08 PM
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Thanks! I found a site for Hyde, haven't found anything for Mack. Do you have a linky or an address?

Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PirateJohn] #247698
08/28/07 01:32 PM
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Hello PirateJohn, can you just tell me about how to go to the Island if I am in Mexico Central. Do I need only the passport, or will I need my turist visa?

Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: Letty] #247711
08/28/07 03:17 PM
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Hyde will direct you. Just tell them what you need and they will forward you to the proper department. Great folks.

SIN


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Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PirateJohn] #247927
08/30/07 01:08 PM
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Hyde shipping brought our stuff from Miami to Belize and they were very helpful and timely.

Good communications and very helpful

Benny Torres is the man to talk to, he can and will guide you though the red tape.

You should us a customs broker when your stuff gets here, so he can eleminate some of the red tape issues that go here.


Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PirateJohn] #248536
09/05/07 05:52 PM
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Contact www.oceantrader.com, we handle shipments for many of the hotels in Belize. We handle small and big shipments to many Caribbean islands. Contact us at [email protected]

Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: OceanTrader] #248543
09/05/07 07:12 PM
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You have to use a customs broker now, you can no longer do it yourself.

Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PalapaPappa] #252137
10/07/07 11:32 AM
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PalapaPappa, any idea on the cost of shipping an 18' boat and trailer in via Hyde from Miami and the procedure?

Thanks.


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Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: flyfisherman] #252144
10/07/07 03:09 PM
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Call them direct and ask, that is your best bet. If boat is on trailer, probably around 1,000 to 1,200 US. Not including customs and tax in Belize City

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