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  1. Great work, Thank you for putting so much effort in to building a truly fantastic resource.

  2. This is really useful. We are just starting to plan our trip back to Europe from Australia and this will be a great source of reference. Many thanks for all the work put in. Steve

  3. I find mixed reports about South-America. Other sources claim a carnet is necessary for most Western-South-America countries (ecuador, peru, bolivia, chili,…).
    Nonetheless a very useful map.

    • Hi Marc, thanks for your comment, Re Carnet and South America, whilst they may be accepted in South America, they are not required and have not been for several years. We have personally travelled the length of the Americas without a Carnet myoverlandadventure.com in addition to 100’s of other overlanders in our groups.

      It’s unfortunate but most of the information provided by the motoring organisations (who I assume you are referring to) is out of date, and not regularly updated.

  4. Hy guys i’m planning a trip from EU to Canada shipping my Westfalia.Do i need a carnet for this destination? thanks a lot if you can clear my situation!

    • No a Carnet is not required for the America’s (inc USA & Canada), how long do plan on spending in Canada? If you plan to go to the USA as well it might be worth getting EPA approval prior to crossing the border, *Note most people have reported it only being required while shipping into the USA. Temporarily importing and driving your foreign vehicle in the usa. Re Insurance, ask in our Overlanding FB Group, a few members have recently shipped into Canada..

      • Thanks a lot man!I really appreciate your help!

  5. Great info thanks, and the Overlanding FB Group is definitely the best resource for Panamers

  6. Hey guys another question.if i ship my van to Canada do i have to apply for a Canadian eltronic travel authorisation for it?Im confused about this.thanks!


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