Alexandria, Virginia Professional Car Shipping
Alexandria is an independent city in Virginia with a population of around 151,000 people and is located just six miles south of Washington, D.C. The city is a very professional city with many employers in the federal government including the United States Department of Defense as well as the Institute for Defense Analysis. There are many shopping centers, antique shops, clothing stores and other retail shops as well as restaurants, theaters and other attractions that bring tourists to the area. Alexandria has many local parks that give access to water fun, playgrounds, walking and jogging trails, skateboarding, biking, sports and other outdoor recreation. Cameron Run Regional Park includes a water park, swimming pools, water slides and a miniature golf course as well as batting cages and other games. Many of the homes in Alexandria are beautiful, upscale homes and the city streets show an elegance that isn’t often seen in many areas.
For more information about Alexandria, you can visit the official city website.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Alexandria to New York||$232||232 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Alexandria to Boston||$445||445 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Alexandria to Nashville||$502||670 miles||3 - 5 days|
|New Orleans to Alexandria||$655||1093 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Memphis to Alexandria||$660||881 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Houston to Alexandria||$849||1415 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Portland to Alexandria||$1122||2807 miles||7 - 9 days|
|Alexandria to Phoenix||$1152||2304 miles||6 - 8 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Car Shipping Companies Near Me
Looking for auto transport companies near you in Alexandria? Sitting along the banks of the famed Potomac River just across from the nation’s capital is this quaint Virginia town that leans into its history, making it fun for modern day visitors and residents. You can tour the city’s old colonials look for ghosts, or visit the apothecary museum, but whatever you want to do will be easier with a car. A-1 Transport can help get your car delivered to you in Alexandria; take a look at our directory to find all available companies in the area.
Shipping a Car to Alexandria
Making sure that your car is fully prepared for transport can reduce the risk of damage during shipment and can also prevent delays when the driver is completing the visual inspection. Remember the following when you are preparing your car for shipment to Alexandria:
- All cars are inspected before transport. The car should be washed and cleaned inside and out so all areas are visible and easily seen.
- Take all of your personal belongings out of the car before it is picked up. Not only will this lighten the load a bit, but it helps protect your belongings as they will not be covered by insurance during transport.
- Have the car serviced to make sure the battery is charged, tires and brakes are good and that the fluids are at the proper levels.
- Run the fuel down to a quarter tank of fuel. This will give enough fuel for the car to be shifted into a new spot during transport but will not add extra weight to the car that can add money to the shipping bill.
- Ne present when the car is picked up and make sure you carefully read the Bill of Lading before signing it.
Long Distance Auto Transport to/from Alexandria
Compared to the DIY method, A1 Auto Transport’s services can actually be cheaper. Of course, the farther your destination is, the higher the price becomes. Accommodation for the night and food are a pressing matter.
To minimize these costs, auto transport companies use large open carriers. This way, one driver may ship between 5 and 12 cars at a time. Due to this, the amount you pay is minimal.
Also, our carriers offer superior protection to vehicles. Even on open trucks, the car’s exposure to the elements is limited. The surrounding vehicles and the numerous structural beams minimize the space through which something may hit. The internal structure is not affected because the car is not running, so the service is much more car friendly than the DIY method.
Shipping Luxury and Classic Cars in Alexandria
A1 auto transport doesn’t waste any time on pointless meetings and dozens of phone calls. With just one call to our office, we can get through most of the details we need to plan out your trip. At the end of it, you’ll know what to expect. You’ll also know the exact date on which we’ll come pick up your car and what you need to do in preparation.
You can request an enclosed carrier for your luxury or classic model to keep it safer, but you can also choose the cheaper route of an open truck. Both options are good, each with its pros and cons.
Special Discounts in Alexandria
Soldiers protect our country at various places across the border and beyond. To make their frequent moves easier, we provide a military discount to anyone that wishes to take his/her vehicles along.
In a similar situation are students who may want to ship their cars between home and campus every semester. Auto shipping costs add up, and college students rarely have the funds to cover them. To help them afford our services, we’ve created a special discount for students.
Other offers our company provides address seniors, first time shippers, Snowbirds, and those shipping more than one car. We also have seasonal promotions that can be combined with any of the above mentioned discounts.
International Shipping to/from Alexandria
It can be difficult to find a direct carrier that can take your car abroad, but searching is definitely worth it. Brokers are more expensive to hire, and there’s always the chance they won’t be able to find just one company for your car either.
In some cases, multiple companies and carriers are employed to ship a vehicle, scrambling the paperwork and creating a situation where your car must be loaded and unloaded several times. If you don’t want your car to get damaged, it’s best to avoid such situations.
A1 auto transport is a direct shipper with more than 2 decades of experience. We’re equipped for all types of transport, regardless of the vehicle’s size, weight, or other particularities. We also have a white glove policy for exotic and classic vehicles that need special attention.
Alexandria Professional Auto Transport Index
AA Car Transport LLC
AA Car Transport LLC is a licensed auto brokerage company that can schedule fast pickup and delivery for all types of motor vehicles, motorcycles, boats, machinery and equipment and all other motor vehicles. They can schedule local, nationwide and international shipping and will stick by you from start to finish. All auto transport is done by fully licensed and insured professionals that will handle your vehicle with care and will deliver right to your door. Terminal delivery is not available for Alexandria.
1155 F Street NW, Suite 1050
Washington, DC 20004
Concorde Auto Transport Inc.
Concorde Auto Transport Inc. is a small, privately owned auto transporter that offers local and statewide transport for private vehicle owners, dealerships, auto auctions and others. Concorde offers inexpensive rates as well as fast delivery with open air carriers. They are registered with the DOT and fully licensed and insured.
9811 Dallas Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20901
East Coast Transportation
East Coast Transportation is a trucking company that transports cars and other motor vehicles as well as general freight, machinery and equipment. They have reasonable rates and can ship all along the east coast of the United States. All transport is licensed and insured and they are registered with the United States Department of Transportation.
1316 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
Alexandria includes ZIP codes
20598, 22301, 22302, 22303, 22304, 22305, 22306, 22307, 22308, 22309, 22310, 22311, 22312, 22313, 22314, 22315, 22320, 22331, 22332, 22333, 22334, 22350.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.
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