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How do I Ship my car?

 

The auto transport industry is setup to confuse you. When you are confused, the Auto Transport companies get rich. Let's get you informed so that you don't get ripped off.

Let's get the most common Auto Shipping Questions Answered.


What types of vehicles can I ship?

Most Auto Shipping Services provide a variety of transport services for a complete range of vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, boats, RVs and more; for corporate relocation and commercial clients, as well as individual consumers, in the continental U.S. and around the world.


How do I prepare my vehicle for transport?

  • Your vehicle may not exceed 7’ in height and must have a minimum of 4” ground clearance to safely load and unload your vehicle.
  • Vehicle must have no obvious fluid leaks £ Driver side door and window must work properly
  • Your vehicle must have working brakes. If your vehicle has a manual transmission, it must also have a working emergency brake.
  • Your battery must be secure in the mounting bracket.
  • All exterior spare tire covers grill covers, or car covers must be removed.
  • Plants, hazardous materials and firearms are forbidden by law to be transported.
  • One set of ALL keys for the vehicle must be provided.
  • Non-permanent luggage racks, bike racks, or ski racks must be removed.
  • Your vehicle must be prepared for the new climate. This may include engine coolant, transmission oil, and other fluids.
  • You or your designated representative must sign the bill of lading and condition report at both origin and destination.
  • Vehicle condition exceptions must be noted on the bill of lading

How far in advance should I schedule the transport of my vehicle?

Most Auto Shipping Companies request that you schedule your move as soon as possible to ensure that your car is moved within the time frame which best meets your schedule. If an immediate pick up is necessary, we can arrange for your vehicle to be picked up within 24 hours.


What types of vehicles can I ship?

Most Auto Shipping Services provide a variety of transport services for a complete range of vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, boats, RVs and more; for corporate relocation and commercial clients, as well as individual consumers, in the continental U.S. and around the world.


What is Door-to-Door services?

Auto Shipping Companies will pickup and deliver your vehicle at your specified locations (could be your residence, office, or any other location). The pickup and delivery is often performed by a flatbed truck but in some instances could be performed by our larger car transport truck.


How far in advance should I schedule the transport of my vehicle?

Most Auto Shipping Companies request that you schedule your move as soon as possible to ensure that your car is moved within the time frame which best meets your schedule. If an immediate pick up is necessary, we can arrange for your vehicle to be picked up within 24 hours.

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