The process of shipping a car is best handled by those who have experience in the auto transport industry. They are the ones with the experience and equipment needed to sufficiently handle a cross country delivery.
It isn’t costly to ship your car from Austin to Los Angeles. The length of travel between the locations plays a large role on the cost of services. However, this isn’t the only thing that determines how much you owe the transporter.
Details that Will Increase or Decrease the Cost of Transport to LA.
There are several determining factors that affect the cost of transport for a car. The transport company is able to give you a rough estimate on the coast of transport, but without relevant details receiving an exact quote is impossible. Specific details are needed to calculate an individual’s total for transport. Below, are some of the questions you will be expected to answer while calling around for quotes.
- The location of the vehicle and how far it must travel to reach its destination.
- The make and model of the car.
- The vehicle’s current condition.
- Any customizations or modifications done to the vehicle.
- The way you intend to ship the car and what shipping services you plan to purchase.
Aside from being asked the above questions, two other matters will affect the cost of shipping: the time of year in which you plan on having the vehicle transported and the current price of fuel.
After receiving the information necessary, the transporter will come up with a total for services. It is always wise to gather several quotes before choosing a company to have your car shipped through. Don’t hastily jump on board with the company to offer you the lowest rates. Make sure they uphold a great reputation and offer the services you desire.
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.