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Transport

Transportation of both vehicles and journalists is not included in the accreditation fees and is at media’s expenses. To help journalists, Organizers set up 2 types of transportation services to reach Moscow and to leave China.

VEHICLES ‘ TRANSPORTATION

1 - “TURNKEY” TRANSPORTATION FOR CARS: YOU TAKE CARE OF NOTHING!

  • From France to Russia and return from China to France ;
  • In a secured car carrier truck, including customs’ clearance ;
  • Also including the transportation of the vehicle till Xi’an, in case of withdrawal during the Rally (for media 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 28th June, arrival in Moscow on July 4th in the evening.

Estimated transportation time from Xi’an to Europe : approx. 18 days. .

 

FARES ROUND TRIP:  10.000€ per vehicle
FARES ONWARD TRIP (France/Russia) : 2.500€ per vehicle
FARES RETURN TRIP (China/France) :  7.500€ per vehicle


2 - ROUND TRIP “ORGANIZATION” CONVOY, EUROPE/RUSSIA/CHINA: you drive your vehicles.

ONWARD CONVOY: EUROPE – RUSSIA

4 days – mileage: 1.160km (from Helsinki-Finland, to Moscow)

  • Road convoy from the North of Germany (Travemünde) to Finland, with Baltic sea crossing (1 day, 2 nights) and then road to Moscow;
  • Customs clearance facilities ;
  • Russian border crossing supervised by the organization

Start from Travemünde on July 1st at 08.00 pm, arrival in Moscow on July 4th in the evening.

RETURN CONVOY: CHINA - RUSSIA – EUROPE

17 days – mileage 8.550 km approx (from Xi’an to Helsinki)

  • By road, from Xi’an to Russia (route mainly on highways, except in Kazakhstan where roads are often in poor conditions) then Russia/Finland and finally crossing of the Baltic sea to reach the North of Germany (Travemünde) ;
  • In a secured convoy, managed by the Organization ;
  • Customs’ clearance facilities ;
  • Borders crossings supervised by the Organizer
  • Different stages with hotel accommodation and shuttles booked by the organization plus safe car parks for vehicles.

Start from Xi’an on July 24th, arrival in Travemünde on August 8th.

FARES FOR SEA CROSSING Travemünde/Helsinki round trip, including one cabin for 1 passenger : between 800€ and 3.600€ according to the size of the vehicles.

FARES PER PERSON : 50€/night during the convoy, 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.

FARES PER VEHICLE : 20€/day of convoy, including safety and vehicles’ guarding on car parks during nights, tolls in Russia and Kazakhstan.

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

IMPORTANT INFORMATION : 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 at the start in Moscow or at the finish from Xi’an by other means of transport than those set up by the organization ? We will soon communicate required details so that you may organize your logisitics and especially regarding the customs processes..


ACCOMMODATION

Hotels at the start in Moscow, for the rest day in Urumqi, at the finish in Xi’an and all along the rally are not included in the accreditation fees. During the race, accommodation is on bivouacs.
Nevertheless, you may book hotels during all the rally by your own, or thanks to Week End Travel  travel agency  which will be able to help you and whose representants will be on the bivouacs daily.

Contact:

Zulfia (English spoken) : Tel.:+7(843)537-10-58.

email: hotels@silkwayrally.rurally-weekend@mail.ru