Auto shipping companies have made it easier than ever to move vehicles from one location to another. Whether you are moving your family across the country or looking to purchase a vehicle in another state, auto shipping offers a safe, affordable, and convenient way to move your vehicle. Auto shipping companies take extra precautions to ensure your vehicle arrives safely at its destination and they have the ability to accommodate a variety of vehicles.
Auto shipping companies are an ideal solution for transporting your car or sedan a long distance. You have the option to choose between an open or enclosed trailer and you can also choose between door-to-door delivery or terminal-to-terminal transport.
Trucks and SUV’s
Auto shipping companies have the ability to ship a number of different types of vehicles including trucks and SUV’s. Keep in mind that the price of shipment is determined by the size and weight of the vehicle, so shipping a truck or SUV might cost a bit more than a compact car.
Whether you are an avid car collector or you have that one-of-kind family heirloom, your classic or antique car is important to you so it should be handled with care. Auto shipping companies have the ability to safely transport your vehicle anywhere in the country. You even have the option to choose enclosed transport for additional safety and protection.
Are you looking to ship your exotic or luxury vehicle? If so, an auto shipping company has the ability to meet your needs. They will take extra precautions to ensure your vehicle arrives safely at its destination. You don’t have to worry about putting additional mileage and wear and tear on your valuable vehicle. With auto shipment, you can rest easy knowing your vehicle is well protected throughout the shipping process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Honest Answers to Your Car Shipping Questions
Yes, we always ask for your specific pickup and delivery addresses, if the carrier can get right to the addresses you provide, they will. If the addresses that you give us are not safely accessible for a Multi-car carrier, however, you will need to make arrangements with the driver to meet at a nearby location where the carrier can safely get in and out.
People do it all the time (rarely for free) but the official answer is no.
Not what you wanted to hear, we know, but that is the honest answer.
We are not licensed to broker the shipment of household goods and, likewise, no car carrier that operates in the USA is licensed to transport them from state to state either. Despite what you might be being told by other car shipping companies you may speak with.
Remember, at the end of the day we're all salespeople, and the true answer to this question is not a great selling point.
You will hear a lot of companies tell you that you can put up to 100 pounds of items in the trunk, but that is not entirely true. That fact is that items of that amount are fairly common and the department of transportation is probably not going to split hairs and fine the trucker over items of that amount, provided they are not over their weight limit. They could fine them, however, if they see a vehicle stuffed full of personal items so the car carrier will most likely try to negotiate something with you to cover themselves against any costs they could incur. It's not something we can build into your contract though.
We have a short and helpful video on this topic in our user videos.
Only in rare cases and car carriers will usually charge a premium to make it happen.
All dates given by car carriers are typically estimates and projections.
For this reason (and to keep your cost down) we ask that you build in some flexibility and give us the earliest possible date you would be WILLING to release the vehicle, even though it may not be your preferred date.
We'll put you in direct contact with your car carrier and the driver will also typically call you the afternoon or evening before your pick up and delivery (they won't just show up unannounced, and if they do we want to hear about it). However, car carriers are out on the road battling traffic, weather and any number of other factors that can and do throw them off of their pickup and delivery projections from time to time.
If the projected dates we give you come and you are unable to make contact with your carrier, please call our office immediately so that we may help resolve the situation.
The average transit time from pick up to delivery on any vehicle going coast to coast will average 7 to 10 days. From there you can figure your transit time based on how far your vehicle is traveling, i.e. from either coast to the Midwest might average 3-7 days.
Even better, we do not even ask for payment until we have you confirmed for pickup by a safe, reliable, fully insured, direct car carrier. If for any reason you do not ship your car with the carrier that we arrange for you, there is no fee.
The fees paid directly to the carrier however, (in most cases, their fees are not paid until your vehicle is delivered) are not directly controlled by us, so any requests for a refund of the carrier's portion would need to be addressed with the carrier directly.
Of course! And you are always backed by our Damage Free Guarantee policy.
Part of what you pay us for is to verify that the car carrier that we put you on is covered by the proper amount of insurance and that everything is up to date.
There is never any additional cost to you for this coverage, and their insurance is always primary.
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