Have you ever transported your car for a long distance before? Do you have any experience in a long distance car transport? Here we will walk you step by step through a “jungle” of long-distance car transport.
Shipping from/to another part of United Straits can cost from $ 1 000 dollars and more. The amount depends on delivery details such as:
It won’t be a secret that long transportation cost more than a transportation for a small distance. The other thing is if you need to ship to a small city that is not a part of a standard delivery rout; you may need to pay the extra cost, but you can avoid this using terminal to terminal delivery.
Door to door delivery will save your time but not the money as, usually, it cost more.
Type of transportation
Basically, there are two types of transportation: open transport and enclosed transport. Enclosed is preferable if you need to ship expensive vehicle because it protects from a possible road or weather damages.
The size of your vehicle is a significant fact that influence on a quote of transportation, the heavier your car is the more it will cost to transport. The modernized vehicle, classic cars, luxury cars, vehicle which need special care and protection during long-distance transport will require additional expenses.
Many people think that they can ship only operable vehicles. That is not true, drivers are ok with inops to, as long as they are in rolling condition. Carriers have special equipment to load your car but you will most likely pay extra for this option.
Do you know your car well?
Some people who request quote include details about their vehicle that are not necessary. The knowledge of exact dimensions of your transport will save your money and time. If you have accurate information about your car you can count on the lower price.
If your car is modified or upgraded do not forget to take it off before shipment, it will help you to avoid extra fees. Remember according to the Law it is forbidden to transport inside of your vehicle any items not related to it. Don’t forget your goldfish or hamster inside, ok?