Every March there is a gathering of MINIs in Las Vegas. The event is called AMVIV (A MINI Vacation in Vegas). It is a gathering of 300+ MINIs from across North America.
I, and a number of my Australian friends, have attended this event over the last 7 years. However this year, I would like to ship my MINI from Australia to LA or SF, drive to Vegas and continue along Route 66 and end up on the East Coast. My desire is to be the first MINI from outside the North American Continent to attend the event.
Depending on time, I am thinking of heading up to Canada and crossing back to Vancouver before shipping the MINI back to Australia.
I have already done
. SF-San Diego;
. SF-Yosemite-Lake Tahoe-Mendocino-SF; and
. Seattle-Vancouver-Central British Columbia
in a range of rental vehicles, but now I want to do it in my own car.
I have heard it is possible to get temporary registration/approval to bring a right-hand drive vehicle into the U.S. for such a driving holiday, but I am having trouble finding information on how to do this. Any assistance in tracking down information would be much appreciated.