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Banjul Port fees

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Banjul Port fees

Does anyone roughly know how much it would cost to get a 15 year old 1 litre VW Polo out of the port please? TIA

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1. Re: Banjul Port fees

A lot more than its worth.

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2. Re: Banjul Port fees

On average, about Dalasi 50,000, or £800+.

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It's worked out from the value of the vehicle being imported. It used to cost roughly a third of the vehicles value, although I've never seen this written down anywhere

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Tricky is right and I did see it written down in the Customs documentation once.

Also beware of additional costs. The agent in Banjul will not tell you when the container has arrived and so you will incur very high daily costs as a punishment for having been caught out!

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5. Re: Banjul Port fees

Ah, Lhd or Rhd....!!!

Rich....!!!!

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Anyone who brings rhd here is crazy....can't use on the road and would you trust a conversion?! I for one would not!!! Caveat emptor!

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I paid 48,000 dalasi for similar age Benz including Gambian registration . 4wd over 60,000.

They don't seem to be enforcing the r/h/d thing anymore but that could change.

There is even a London taxi driving around here now.

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Junglefish , not more than it's worth here. A 15 year old Benz that you can buy for £500 in Europe will sell for £2,500 in Gambia.

And 'unafricanised' cars are at a premium. More or less viewed as being new.

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I have my own 40ft container going to Banjul. Does anyone know of a company providing container relocating services to Brikama please? Thank you.

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Martin - I've sent you a PM with a contact of mine. Hope it helps you.

I've been reading on here about delays at Banjul Port. I hope you will not be inconvenienced if still true.

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