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Safe And Reliable Aleutians, East Borough Car Shipping Services By A-1 Auto Transport
Aleutians East Borough is a county in the US state if Alaska. It is part of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, which are a major tourist attraction. As a top Alaska shipper, A-1 Auto Transport is involved in shipping cars to or from Aleutians East Borough. Our major shipping destination in the borough is Sand Point. Read on to find out why you should book our services today.
Vehicle shipping to and from Aleutians East Borough
If you know anything about Alaska, then you are aware that the road connection is insufficient. Most parts of the state are served by rugged roads. When shipping cars to and from Aleutians East Borough, we use water transport. The county is connected to Alaska’s mainland, but no major highway runs through the county. Also, some parts of the county are islands.
We are specialists in car shipping by sea. We use this mode of transport to ship cars to overseas destinations, Hawaii, and some parts of Alaska.
We can ship your car to the Aleutian Islands in a container. After we have loaded the cars into a container, the container is lifted onto a ship headed for your destination. The containers are big enough to accommodate several cars. The advantage of sharing a container, obviously, is reduced shipping cost. The 20-foot container fits up to 4 mid-sized cars, while the 40-foot container can accommodate 4-8 cars.
The other shipping option is RORO shipping. RORO vessels are ships specifically designed to carry wheeled cargo. The car is driven into a designated spot in the belly of the ship. It is then secured on the deck’s floor. These ships carry a lot of vehicles, making this method cheap. However, as the ship has to get full before setting sail, this method can be quite slow sometimes. Also, the port you are shipping to has to have a RORO dock for this to be a viable shipping method.
What to consider before shipping to Aleutians East Borough
- Destination: When shipping by sea, we get your car as far as a port. Due to the poor road network in the county, we do not have carriers to transport your car to an inland location. So, you will have to meet your car at a port.
- Time: Transport by sea is far much slower than by road. So, you will have to book our car shipping services to Aleutians East Borough 3-4 months in advance to allow us enough time to schedule the shipment and deliver the car in time.
How much does it cost to ship a car to or from Aleutians East Borough?
The cost of shipping is dependent on the shipping distance, the method of shipping and size or weight of the car. Our services are very affordable. So, feel free to request a quote for a clearer idea on the amount you will spend to ship a car to or from Aleutians East Borough.
We have over 20 years of experience shipping cars to and from Alaska. And, we have a reputation of providing quality vehicle transportation services and timely deliveries. Therefore, you are in the right place if you are seeking the services of shipping cars to or from Aleutians East Borough. All that is remaining is for you to request a quote on this page. Alternatively, you can call us and one of our shipping professionals will assist you.
Zip Codes included in Aleutians East Borough:
- 99553 – Akutan
- 99751 – Cold Bay
- 99583 – False Pass
- 99612 – King Cove
- 99661 – Sand Point