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Auto Transport Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I get a quote for auto transport?

To get a quote, you can call us or fill out our online quote form. One of our representatives will get back to you with a quote as soon as possible.

Q: What is included in the quote?

A: Our quotes include the cost of transportation, fuel, and insurance. Any additional fees, such as terminal fees, will be clearly stated in the quote.

Q: How long does it take to transport a vehicle?

A: The transport time depends on several factors, such as the pickup and delivery locations, the type of transport, and the shipping schedule. Our team will provide you with an estimated delivery time when you receive your quote.

Q: Is my vehicle insured during transport?

A: Yes, all vehicles are insured during transport. However, we recommend that you check with your insurance provider to see if they offer additional coverage.

Most reputable auto transport companies provide insurance coverage for your vehicle during transit. It’s crucial to clarify the insurance details and coverage limits with the shipping company before booking. Additionally, it’s a good idea to check if your personal auto insurance also covers your vehicle during transportation.

Q: What happens if my vehicle is delayed during transport?

A: In the unlikely event that your vehicle is delayed during transport, our team will keep you updated and work to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

Q: Can I track my vehicle during transport?

A: Yes, we provide real-time tracking, so you can stay updated on the location of your vehicle at all times.

Q: Do you offer terminal-to-terminal transport?

A: Yes, we offer terminal-to-terminal transport as a more cost-effective option.

Q: What is auto transport?

A: Auto transport, also known as car shipping, is a service that transports vehicles from one location to another using specialized carriers. It is a convenient and efficient way to move your vehicle across long distances.

Q: How does auto transport work

A: When you book auto transport services, a carrier will be assigned to pick up your vehicle from the designated location and transport it to the agreed-upon destination. The carrier will load your vehicle onto a trailer and secure it for transportation. Once the journey is complete, your vehicle will be unloaded and delivered to you.

Q: How long does auto transport take?

A: The duration of auto transport depends on various factors such as the distance, route, and carrier availability. Generally, coast-to-coast shipments can take around 7-14 days, while shorter distances may take less time. It’s essential to discuss the estimated transit time with your chosen auto transport company.

Q: How do I prepare my vehicle for shipping?

A: To prepare your vehicle for shipping, ensure it is clean both inside and out. Remove any personal belongings and valuables from the vehicle. Perform a thorough inspection of the vehicle and document any existing damage. It is also recommended to keep the fuel tank at around a quarter full and disable any toll tags or alarms.

Q: Can I ship personal belongings inside the vehicle?

A: While some auto transport companies allow personal belongings inside the vehicle, it is generally not recommended. Most carriers have restrictions on transporting personal items due to safety and liability concerns. It’s best to consult with your chosen auto transport company regarding their specific policies.

Q: How much does auto transport cost?

A: Auto transport costs depend on several factors such as the distance, vehicle size and weight, transport type (open or enclosed), and current market conditions. It’s advisable to request quotes from multiple reputable auto transport companies to compare prices and services.

Q: Can I track the progress of my shipment?

A: My auto transport company provides the drivers telephone number that you can call at any time to get tracking and or regular updates on the progress of your shipment. This allows you to stay informed about the location and estimated arrival time of your vehicle. Be sure to inquire about tracking options when booking your auto transport service.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us. Our team is always here to help.