Registering Your Car in Puerto Rico: Part 1

Registering Your Car in Puerto Rico

If you’re moving to Puerto Rico from the mainland, you will at some point need to deal with a car – Puerto Rico is a “driving” island.

This means that you’ll need to know how to get it (re)titled and registered on the island.  We found this process to be more cumbersome than the shipping. So, this article will walk you through the steps you need to follow, and even provide pictures of the documents you’ll need along the way, to help make it easier on you.

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Shipping A Car To Puerto Rico – The Process

Part 3: Shipping A Car To Puerto Rico – Process, Procedures, and Forms.

shipping a car to puerto ricoIn the last two posts, I talked about the topic of shipping a car to Puerto Rico, see posts on whether it is worth it and our experience of shipping our car. This is part 3 of the series on shipping.

So, today, let me tell you about the actual process involved and what you will need. Having this information up front will save you lots of time and frustration.

Please note: that the actual documents you will need vary slightly from shipper to shipper. We shipped ours with Crowley, so that is what I’m going to focus on.

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Shipping A Car To Puerto Rico – Our Experience

Part 2: Our Experience of Shipping A Car To Puerto Rico.

shipping a car to Puerto Rico

This post is number 2 of 3, posts on the topic of shipping a car to Puerto Rico. In the last post, I talked about the cost of shipping  and how to decide if it’s worth it, see Ship A Car to Puerto Rico – Is It Worth It?

Now let me tell you about our actual experience. There’s some good information here along with a couple or warnings… Continue reading

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Ship A Car To Puerto Rico – Is It Worth It?

Part 1: Want to know if it’s worth to ship a car to Puerto Rico?

shippingRead on, this post is for you.

As you know we recently moved to Puerto Rico and, as part of that process, we shipped our car to the island. If you are in the same boat (pun intended) and want to know what’s involved or if it is worth it, you will find the answers here. This post is part 1 of a series of three on shipping a car to Puerto Rico.

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To Nap or Not to Nap – De-stress From Life

Time to de-stress from the old life:

De-stress from life

To Nap or Not to Nap? – That is the question of the day.

We arrived on the island last week and are slowly getting settled but we find ourselves every day totally exhausted by mid-afternoon. You may think that I’m kidding but truly, we are.

I’ve noticed that I simply don’t want to do anything by about 2PM; I am tired and cranky and have no energy – so I started taking naps. If you knew me, you’d know that it’s very unusual for me to take naps; I’m normally a person that is constantly “go-go-go” and sleeping during the daylight hours is nearly impossible for me. Continue reading

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A Swift Kick In the Arse On The Way Out

On The Way Out Of Midwest Everything Fell Apart Into Pieces:

on the way out to PR

This is where we want to be…

You already know that after much research, we decided to move to Puerto Rico, see our post We Pulled The Trigger – Moving to Puerto Rico. But I have to say that we’ve been feeling like we got a good swift kick in the arse on the way out.

 

You may think I’m trying to be funny, but truly I’m not. The past month has been extremely difficult for us on almost all fronts and we are simply exhausted, but let me start from the beginning.. Continue reading

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