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Moving Overseas

From the USA to France

Bienvenue! Moving across the globe can be a daunting experience, especially when it comes to the logistics of transporting your cherished automobile and valued household possessions. At Direct Express Inc., we specialize in simplifying this process, ensuring a seamless transition for your belongings from the USA to France.


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Cargo Type

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Destination Overseas

In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Contact Information

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Freight Type

Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight

Air Freight

Air Freight

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Open Car Carrier

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Inland Shipping

Open Car Carrier

Do you need help with the In-land shipping of your vehicle to one of our ports?

Our departure ports are Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Savannah, GA; New Jersey, NJ. 

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Marine Insurance

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In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Your final estimated price is:

*Please note the above rate excludes;

-customs inspections if applied. Their charges will be additional

-Destination charges such as drayage, unloading, customs clearance, taxes and duty..etc

***rates subject to change without notice, prior to booking please confirm rates with DEI sales representative***


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USA – France

Major France Destinations we service:

Le Havre









Your #1 Export & Import

Why Choose Direct Express Inc.?

  1. Expertise: With years of experience in international auto and household goods shipping, we understand the intricacies of customs, regulations, and the best practices to ensure safe transport.
  2. Customer Service: Our dedicated team is always ready to assist you, answering questions and providing timely updates about your shipment.
  3. Affordability: Competitive pricing without compromising on the quality of service.

The Shipping Process – From USA to France

1. Pickup and Transport:

Our professional crew will collect your items, ensuring they’re properly packed and secured for the journey.

2. Ocean Freight:

Your auto and household goods will be safely loaded into containers, ready for their voyage across the Atlantic.

3. Customs Clearance in France:

Our agents in France will assist with customs procedures, ensuring a smooth entry of your belongings into the country.

4. Delivery and Unpacking:

Once cleared, we’ll transport your items to your French address, with an optional unpacking service available.

What to Expect in France

  • Driving in France: Before hitting the picturesque roads, familiarize yourself with local driving regulations. Remember, France drives on the right!
  • Adapting Household Goods: France uses a 230V electrical system with Type E sockets. Ensure your electrical appliances are compatible or consider using adapters.

Tips for a Hassle-free Move

  1. Plan Ahead: Start preparations 2-3 months in advance. This provides ample time for documentation and other requirements.
  2. Insure Your Shipment: While we ensure the utmost care, it’s always wise to insure valuable items against unforeseen circumstances.
  3. Learn Basic French: A few phrases can go a long way in making your transition smoother.

HOUSEHOLD Shipping to France Checklist

In order to export your household goods and any vehicle from the U.S., we will require the following in order to meet US Custom regulations:

  • Household goods Packing List
  • Original Title/MSO
  • Completed SLI & POA form
  • Copy of Passport
  • Commercial Invoice / Bill of Sale (official DMV template available on request)

Your #1 Export & Import

Customer Testimonials

“Direct Express Inc. made moving my car and belongings to Paris a breeze! I couldn’t have asked for a more professional service.” – Michelle D., New York

“I was skeptical about moving my classic car internationally, but Direct Express Inc. took care of every detail. Merci!” – Robert L., San Francisco

Ready to Make the Move?

Contact us today to get a personalized quote and embark on a hassle-free journey from the USA to France with Direct Express Inc.!

Air Freight

When time is of the essence and you need your household goods to reach their destination quickly, our air freight option at Direct Express Inc. is the ideal choice. We understand that some international moves require expedited shipping, and our air freight services are designed to meet your urgent shipping needs with efficiency and precision. Air freight significantly reduces transit time, allowing you to settle into your new home sooner, and our expert team ensures secure packaging and handling for items destined for air travel. We partner with reputable airlines and carriers to provide reliable, real-time tracking, so you stay informed about your shipment's status from departure to arrival. Our customized air freight plans are tailored to your timeline and budget, with seamless customs clearance and final delivery coordination. Trust Direct Express Inc. for a swift and stress-free international move – contact us today to explore your air freight options.

Inland Transport

At Direct Express Inc., we recognize that a successful international move requires comprehensive solutions, and our inland transport option plays a pivotal role in ensuring your household goods reach their final destination seamlessly. Whether you're moving to or from a landlocked location or simply need reliable transportation within your destination country, our well-established network of inland transport providers guarantees a smooth transition. Our team will customize a transportation plan tailored to your specific needs, making sure your belongings are efficiently transported from the port or airport to your new home. We prioritize security and efficiency, ensuring that your items are handled with care throughout the inland journey. From coordinating logistics to overseeing customs clearances, our commitment to excellence ensures that your international move is worry-free. Contact Direct Express Inc. today to explore your options and experience the convenience of our inland transport services.

Warehouse and Loading

With our strategic locations throughout the USA we are able to provide you with the most affordable option for your needs. We have loading facilities located in Los Angeles, California; Houston, Texas; Savannah, Georgia; New York, New York. Direct Express Inc. understands that flexibility and convenience are paramount in international moves, and our warehouse and transport option offers you both. Our state-of-the-art storage facilities provide secure, climate-controlled storage solutions for your household goods when needed, ensuring they remain in pristine condition until your new home is ready. Our expert team manages the logistics seamlessly, arranging for the timely transport of your items from our warehouse to your destination once you're ready. This integrated approach simplifies the relocation process, allowing you to transition at your own pace while maintaining peace of mind that your belongings are safe and sound. Explore our warehouse and transport services today to experience a stress-free and tailored international move with Direct Express Inc.

Ocean Freight

When it comes to international household goods shipping, our ocean freight option at Direct Express Inc. offers you a cost-effective and reliable solution for transporting your cherished possessions across long distances. With our extensive network of trusted carriers and shipping partners, we ensure your household goods are handled with utmost care throughout their journey. Our ocean freight services are designed to accommodate varying load sizes, making it an ideal choice whether you're shipping a few items or an entire household. We provide efficient and secure packing, timely departures, and streamlined customs clearance, giving you the peace of mind that your belongings will arrive safely at your new destination. Choose Direct Express Inc. for a seamless, oceanic transition to your new home – contact us today to discuss your ocean freight options.





230 West Carob St. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

Direct Express, Inc. is a leader amongst shipping companies.