Vehicles’ Transportation For Western Competitors

TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS STARTING FROM EUROPE

Transportation of vehicles is not included in the entry fees and is at competitors’ expenses. To help competitors, Organizers set up 2 types of transportation services to reach Irkutsk and to leave Dunhuang.

 

TRANSPORTATION OF BIKES AND QUADS

As bikers without service crew are not allowed, Organization does not offer any turnkey transportation service for bikes nor quads « single ».

Bikes and Quads may be transported in 2 different ways:

  • Loaded in vans, which are themselves transported by the Organization’s car-loader trucks, by subscribing to the turnkey transportation service (N°1).
  • Loaded in vans, trucks, or on trailers towed by cars, vans or trucks following the “competitors’ ” convoy of the organization (N°2).

 

1 -“TURNKEY” TRANSPORTATION SERVICE FOR RACE AND SERVICE VEHICLES: you take care of nothing!

no trucks allowed

  • From France to Russia and return from China to France;

  • On a secured car-carrier truck, including customs’ clearance;

  • Also including the transportation of the vehicle till Dunhuang, in case of withdrawal during the Rally (only for competitors having subscribed to the round trip service).

  • Several loading places may be offered, according to the number of vehicles.

  • Loading of the vehicles in France on June 19th (date TBC later), arrival in Irkutsk on July 4th in the evening.

  • Return to France on first week of August.

  • Total downtime of the vehicles (including the race): 8 weeks

 

TURNKEY TRANSPORTATION RATES EUROPE/RUSSIA – CHINA/EUROPE

VEHICLES

VEHICLES’ DIMENSIONS

OUTBOUND TRIP

EUROPE/IRKUTSK

DUNHUANG/EUROPE

BIKE/QUAD LOADED ON A VAN

 

0,00€

0,00€

0,00€

SSV  

L < 3,8 / H < 1,90 / W < 1,9

6.500,00€

3.500,00€

4.000,00€

CAR  1

L < 5,4 / H < 1,95 / W < 2,12

9.500,00€

4.500,00€

6.000,00€

CAR 2

L < 5,4 / H > 1,95 / W < 2,12

9.500,00€

4.500,00€

6.000,00€

STANDARD VAN

L < 5,0 / H < 2,25 / W < 2,12

13.000,00€

6.500,00€

7.500,00€

RAISED VAN

L < 5,4 / H < 2,52 / W< 2,12

16.000,00€

8.000,00€

9.000,00€

RAISED OR EXTENDED VAN

L < 5,9 / H < 2,76 / W < 2,12

17.000,00€

8.500,00€

9.500,00€

 

*subscription to the « one way trip » turnkey service doesn’t include the transportation till Dunhuang in case of withdrawal during the race. In this case, additional fees of 1€/km will be applied to transport the vehicle at the arrival from its withdrawal place.

Once ordered and payed, subscription to turnkey transportation services is not refundable.

 

2 - “COMPETITORS’” CONVOY, EUROPE/RUSSIA – CHINA/EUROPE: you drive your vehicles.

 

Way In: 12 days from Travemünde to Irkutsk– mileage: 6.500 km approx (from Helsinki, Finland to Irkutsk, Russia)

  • On road, from North of Germany (Travemünde) with the crossing of the Baltic sea to Finland (2 nights, 1 day), then road in Russia to reach Irkutsk (mainly on highways).

  • With a convoy, managed by the Organizers.

  • Customs’ clearance facilities.

  • Russian border crossing supervised by the Organizers.

  • Several stages with hotel accommodation and shuttles booked by the organization plus safe car parks for vehicles.

Start from Travemünde on June 23rd, arrival in Irkutsk on July 4th.

 

Return convoy: 19 days From Dunhuang to Travemünde – mileage: 10.400km (from Dunhuang, China to Helsinki, Finland)

  • Road convoy from Dunhuang to Finland, crossing Mongolia and Russia, to reach Finland and then Baltic sea crossing (2 days, 1 night) to the North of Germany (Travemünde).

  • With a convoy, managed by the Organizers.

  • Customs clearance facilities.

  • Chinese, Mongol and Russian borders crossings supervised by the organization.

Start from Dunhuang on July 18th in the morning, arrival in Travemünde on August 4th in the evening.

 

FARES - SEA CROSSING TRAVEMUNDE / HELSINKI

 

VEHICLES

VEHICLES’ DIMENSIONS

(overall, including racks and tyres on the roof,

tyres at the rear of the trucks, trailers)

ONE WAY FARES

OUTBOUND TRIP

CAR/BIKE/QUAD/SSV ON A TRAILER

 

0,00€

0,00€

CAR  1

 L < 6,0 / H < 2,1

175,00€

350,00€

CAR  2 / VAN

 L < 6,0 / H > 2,1

300,00€

600,00€

VAN

 L > 6,0 / H < 2,1

600,00€

1.200,00€

* TRUCK 1

 L < 9,0 / H < 4,1

1.100,00€

2.200,00

* TRUCK 2

 L < 11,0 / H < 4,1

1.800,00€

3.600,00€

CABINS (rates per person)

DESCRIPTION

ONE WAY FARES

OUTBOUND TRIP

CABIN B4

4 pax

230,00€

460,00€

CABIN B3

3 pax

250,00€

500,00€

CABIN B2

2 pax

280,00€

560,00€

* including the cabin for the driver of the truck

 
It is the responsibility of participants to accurately inform the vehicles’ dimensions when subscribing to the transportation services on the online registration platform. Indeed, bookings on the boat are done by the organization according to these details.As the vehicles are measured when boarding in Germany by the shipping company, in case of a discrepancy between the information provided in the registration platform and the measures taken on site, the vehicle will be charged the higher fare and will have to pay the difference to the organization members present at boarding.The organization decline all responsibility in the event of the refusal of the shipping company to take the vehicle on board if it doesn’t correspond to the category in which it has been booked.
 

CONVOY RATES: EUROPE/RUSSIA-CHINA/EUROPE

 

VEHICLE’ S PACKAGE

WAY IN CONVOY

WAY OUT CONVOY

OUTBOUND CONVOY

20€/vehicle /day of convoy, including safety and vehicles’ guarding on car parks during nights, tolls in Russia.

Compulsory for all vehicles following the convoy.

Applies from entrance in Russia till exit from Russia.

10 days

200,00€

16 days

320,00€

520,00€

INDIVIDUAL PACKAGE  

WAY IN CONVOY

WAY OUT CONVOY

OUTBOUND CONVOY

50€/night/person, including transfers from car parks to hotels, interpreter’s services at the hotels, breakfast and

accommodation in double rooms.

NB: quality of the hotels during the convoy is not constant and may therefore vary from a stage to another.

Optional package

Applies from entrance in Russia and till the exit from Russia.

9 nights

450,00€

15 nights

750,00€

1.200,00€

Fuel, tolls in Mongolia and in China, drivers’ salaries and meals (other than breakfasts) are at your own expense during the whole convoy.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  1. An ATA carnet is compulsory for all the vehicles taking part in the convoy. This ATA carnet will be used only to exit Europe in Finland, and when re-etering Europe in Finland at the end of the rally. The ATA carnet is at the charge of the competitors.

  2. Considering the mileage of the outbound convoy, the presence of 2 persons per vehicle following the convoy is mandatory, for safety reasons.

  3. Drivers of the vehicles following the convoy may be different on the outward and return journey.

 

3 - OTHER MEANS OF TRANSPORT

Do you wish to send your vehicles to the start in Irkutsk or from the finish in Dunhuang by other means of transport than those set up by the organization? You will have first to give us your detailed logistical plans, so that we can provide you all required information to organize your logistics, and especially regarding the customs processes.