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Shipping Your Vehicle

Before transporting your vehicle, first determine what shipment services would best suit your needs. Knowing what you require and what information to ask for will allow you to make the best decision.

  • Finding an Auto Shipper

    Patrick Hanan  Posted by Patrick Hanan on August 27, 2009

    Finding an auto shipper to transport your vehicle to a new destination can be overwhelming, especially when handling other moving details. To find the right auto shipper, you need to first determine what shipment services would best suit your needs. Domestic Auto Moving Basics...

  • Your Responsibilities When Shipping a Vehicle

    Patrick Hanan  Posted by Patrick Hanan on August 27, 2009

    So, you've decided to put the transportation of your vehicle into the capable hands of an auto mover. Though you have relinquished the largest responsibility to someone else, there are still quite a few things that you, as the owner, need to take care of.

  • The Pros and Cons of Shipping a Car During a Move

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 26, 2018

    As with any type of moving, auto transport is a specialized process that involves a lot of planning and preparation. Whether you choose to move your vehicle on your own or hire an auto transport company to handle the job for you, there are going to be some things that you must...

  • How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Car 1000 Miles?

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on September 4, 2018

    How much does it cost to ship a car across the country, and how is the cost calculated? There are many variables that dictate how much auto shipping will cost. Generally, someone looking to ship their car 1,000 miles should expect to pay within a range of $500 to $1,000....

  • Can You Pack a Car When Shipping?

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on September 6, 2018

    Can I pack and transport my car with boxes inside? Learn the basics of auto shipping and packing your car full of belongings, so you don't have to ship them separately.

  • Importing a Vehicle to the US When You Move

    Jodie Andrefski  Posted by Jodie Andrefski on January 18, 2013

    When making a move to the United States from another country, you may decide to bring your vehicle with you rather than sell it and purchase a new one in the U.S. If this is what you have decided to do, there are some very specific regulations that must be adhered to before a...

  • What Is the Average Cost to Ship a Car?

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on October 19, 2018

    There are a number of ways you can ship your car to your destination, which means a lot of different prices. We'll break it down so it's easier to understand. Most vehicles used on a daily basis would be able to withstand auto transport on an open carrier. If you have an antique...

  • Car Shipping Costs to California

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on September 24, 2018

    California is home to four out of the top five best cities for job seekers in the United States, so it's not hard to see why so many people are moving there. If you're relocating from afar, you'll need to find an auto transport company to get your car all the way to the West...

  • How Long Does It Take to Ship a Car?

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on September 24, 2018

    Many people assume that shipping a car to new a destination can take weeks! A reliable auto shipper should never take more than nine days to move you automobile, and some long distance moves can be finished in under a week. With the right and honest information, you'll know...

  • Can You Ship a Car by Fedex?

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on September 21, 2018

    Planning on shipping your vehicle to a new destination? The process can be very tedious... especially if you aren't well versed on how to start or who to go to. Auto shipping companies are usually privately owned, and it might scare you to allow them control of your vehicle. It...

  • 10 Car Shipping Tips for Your Next Move

    Nicole Schurott  Posted by Nicole Schurott on December 12, 2018

    Nothing is more scary than shipping your belongings to a new location -- especially when one of those belongings is your car, something you've spent thousands of dollars on. Whether it's a brand new car or a hand-me-down from your parents, this car is yours. And if something...

  • Reasons for Using Auto Shippers to Move Your Vehicle

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on February 1, 2013

    Your trusted wheels are as important as your precious household items and appliances--you rely on them to get you to work, school, and the store for groceries. When you move, your car is most likely going to come with you, and it can be conveniently and easily shipped to your...

  • Cheapest Way to Ship a Car

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on October 15, 2018

    Of all the complicated and time-consuming tasks involved with a major move, the most difficult aspect of many moves is figuring out the cheapest way to ship your car from one place to the other. It's not easy to ship a car, and the prices that you'll often find when you begin...

  • Questions to Ask Your Auto Mover

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on March 26, 2013

    There are many reasons to hire auto transport services for your move--if you are traveling to your new destination by plane, if you have more than one vehicle, or if you are driving a rented moving truck to your new home. Of course, any service that will be moving one of your...

  • Common Problems During Auto Transport

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 4, 2013

    Your vehicle is one of your most valuable and prized possessions, so trusting it in the hands of auto shippers when you're relocating can be a stressful, harrowing experience.

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