Import From Australia to the UK

Fastlane is able to offer a regular speedy service from Australia. We offer services from Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney and Port Kelang. There are usually weekly services with transit times varying from 40-60 days.

We are able to offer a wide varity of shipment types and for all your needs. This could be a part load, whole container, vehicle shipping as well as personal and commercial. We have an experienced team who are able to guide you through the process from the beginning right up until receiving the goods.

Shipping options

Depending on your specific needs we will tailor your quote. It could be Sea or Air transport as well as bulk goods and containers. We have the ability and knowledge to bring your goods to the UK safely and effectively.

For personal effects we can offer either 20ft or 40ft containers. Or a LCL ( Shared Container ) service. This allows for smaller goods to be shipped cost effectively without having to pay the premium for air freight. Air freight does however significantly cut the transit time down and is advised for a small amount of cargo. We will need the dimensions and weight for both services as well as your collection address to ensure we offer the best suitable price.

Calculating duty and taxes on arrival

Goods coming into the UK have a 10% duty and 20% tax rate on them however some goods are exempt or have reduced fee's. This can be items such as classic cars or for shipments that are for returning residents ect. If you would like to talk about your shipment and its requirements please dont hesitate to call is on 01482 581 292.

Import Requirements

Due to the situation and the commodity of the goods you are import will affect the costs and regulations on the shipment. You are able to get in touch with at or simply call us and we will be able to discuss your needs in more detail.

Fastlane specalises in Classic cars and we understand that there is tax relif available allowing for 5% instead of the goods value to be paid instead of 20% and no duty to be paid on vehicles over 30 years. ( As long as they hit certain criteria). As well as this we can update NOVA on the arrival of your vehicle once the tax and duties have been paid allowing for you to register the vehicle more efficently and drive it sooner.