Californian Image is the largest privately owned and operated Shipping Company of American Muscle Cars and Bikes from the USA to Australia. Our Price is all Inclusive and we will provide you with a written quote and agreement form to prove that! We can assist in helping you finalize your deal in the USA , or help with locating your American Dream bike .We offer a direct weekly container service to Brisbane.

Steps to follow in Finding , Locating, purchasing and Importing your dream Bike!

  • In order to locate a Motorcycle, it must have clear title , and request a copy. If you find a bike you like , contact the seller in the USA to find out more about the bike. Make sure the bike has a clear title . If you are happy with the seller and arrangements, organise the agreed price , and request the sellers banking details to Wire Transfer the funds directly to his account. ( this is the safest way to transfer your funds )

  • Contact Californian Image to fill out our shipping forms to process and log in your bike for shipping. In these forms we will send you a (SED) form this will need to be sent to the seller to be filled out and signed. The original needs to be sent to our USA depot for shipping.

  • Every Bike prior to 88 requires an Import approval Application from Canberra , this cost - 50.00 and the following paperwork is required - Import approval application - Bill of Sale - Photo of the Bike - List of modifications - Photocopy of your ID or passport

  • Once the sellers has cleared funds , Californian Image can organise to pick the Motorcycle up direct from your sellers door to our USA depot. You need to mark YES for pick up , on the shipping form , and we will invoice you for payment of the inland transport

  • The following paperwork can be sent to our USA depot , which is required to ship your Bike. These should be sent by FedEx. Once they are sent ask the seller for the tracking number and put this on the shipping form. - Original Title - Bill of Sale - Shippers export form

    These can also be sent to our USA depot at: Californian Image USA 15501 Texaco Ave.,Paramount CA 90723

  • Insurance
    If Insurance is required the cost is 375.00. For full insurance cover while your car is in transit to Australia
    Please contact Piranha Insurance on 07 4927 8400 or 0418 792 21 please find enclosed insurance information .
    Please mark YES on your shipping form to state you have organised insurance direct through Piranha Insurance .

  • Loading of the Motorcycle. Once all paperwork has been lodged the bike is ready to be shipped , we load containers weekly for a direct service into Brisbane with a 4 week transit time. Please allow 1 week to be loaded and on the ship , and a week to unload the container once it arrives .

  • Payment Required
    We will invoice you for the agreed shipping price a week prior to the container arriving , and the gst invoice will be issued on schedule of unpacking the container .

  • Compliance
    All Bikes prior to 1988 require a L01 and L02 Compliance. Once your Bike has cleared Customs , we can carry out the compliance for you , so the Bike will be ready for registration .

  • Cost
    Shipping Motocycle - 1000.00 Insurance - 375.00 Import Approval - 50.00 Compliance - 1000.00 Towing to Narangba for Compliance - 100.00 GST is calculated on the price of the Motorcycle plus shipping cost = 10% GST

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!

Need more support? Call us (07) 3293 4055