Safe And Reliable Charleston Car Shipping Services By A-1 Auto Transport
The oldest city in the state and the second largest, Charleston is the quintessential southern locale. It is part of the Charleston-North Charleston metro area, which means it is home to just over half a million residents. It is situated just south of the coast and has a busy harbor within the city limits. The Ashley River, Cooper River and proximity to the Atlantic Ocean means that there are numerous water-based recreational activities available here.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Charleston to Orlando||$380||380 miles||2-4 days|
|Charleston to Tampa||$435||435 miles||2-4 days|
|Charleston to Columbus||$475||633 miles||3-5 days|
|Charleston to Philadelphia||$509||678 miles||3-5 days|
|New Orleans to Charleston||$576||768 miles||3-5 days|
|Boston to Charleston||$735||980 miles||3-5 days|
|Austin to Charleston||$754||1256 miles||4-6 days|
|Sacramento to Charleston||$1109||2772 miles||7-9 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 Charleston? With a population of just over 140,000, Charleston has the notoriety of a much larger city. That’s because it’s full of Southern charm and hospitality, but also trendy shops and award winning restaurants. Charleston has it all—except for a strong public transportation system. If you don’t have time to wait for a trolley or bus, or they don’t service your area, you’ll have to drive. A-1 Auto Transport can deliver your car to you in Charleston, and you can consult our directory view all of the available auto transport companies in the area.
Using Charleston Vehicle Transport Companies
If you are transporting a vehicle to this city or just visiting, then you might want to keep some transport guidelines in mind:
- Don’t book the first company that you come across: This is the case with any service-oriented business for which you are searching. You may find a better deal or better service if you take the extra time to keep searching.
- Don’t shy away from asking for a special rate: Whether it is your first time transporting a vehicle or you are a repeat customer of the business, ask for a special rate. They might not acquiesce, but it’s certainly worth an ask.
- Ask about associations with industry groups: Your chosen company is bound to seem that much credible if they are associated with industry organizations that focus on quality and excellence in transport. Ask about these associations or look around for signs on the website that these associations exist.
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Long Distance Auto Transport to/from Charleston
If you’re changing jobs and need to move to another state, you can count on A1 Auto Transport to transport your car. We deliver both small and large vehicles, regardless of the brand and weight.
The cost is determined by a multitude of factors, including the distance and the weight of the car. To reduce your costs, it’s best to communicate with our personnel and opt for the cheaper options we offer. To contact us, use the phone number found at the top of our website.
Shipping Luxury and Classic Cars in Charleston
Transporting a luxury or classic vehicle is usually less about getting the “best deal” and more about keeping it safe. Owners of such cars may want to prevent even the smallest dent from appearing, since it may ruin their brand new and classy appearance.
Of course, even when driving across Charleston, there a chance a pebble or a small branch will hit the car’s body and scratch it. Over longer distances, these chances are increased even if the car is shipped on a trailer, far away from the ground.
If you want to eliminate this problem completely, then only an enclosed carrier will do. By keeping the car enclosed and out of sight, all objects that may damage it are stopped. The content of the truck is also hidden from those that may want it through illegal means.
Special Discounts in Charleston
When winter starts, our first round of snowbird discounts come into effect. Provided you're shipping your automobile between 2 cities with lots of carrier traffic in this period, you can take advantage and transport your car at a lower price. The same applies at the end of winter when many people go back north.
On a different note, A1 auto transport honors its seniors, military personnel, and students. All 3 of these classes have a special discount assigned to them. First timers and multi car shippers are 2 other groups who receive price reductions. Call now to see if you’re fit for any other discount and to learn when our seasonal offerings are released.
International Shipping to/from Charleston
A1 auto transport is always reaching for new heights in our industry, be it better technology, new carriers, or further distances. Our carriers have traveled throughout the American continent, and with the help of our associates in charge of sea freight, our services have extended further.
We can now reach any country on earth. We can transport vehicles with carriers and ships, but also with trains or planes. We offer door to door shipping and terminal services depending on your choice. We can also arrange last minute requests and express deliveries. To get in touch with our staff, all you have to do is use the phone number we've made available above.
Cheap Transportation Options in Charleston
An interesting aspect of the auto shipping industry is the variation of prices not just between companies, but within an organization as well. Because there are several ways to transport an automobile, the bill may also vary greatly.
Clients who prioritize comfort, safety, and/or speed will usually pay more. However, for each expensive option, there’s a cheaper alternative. For door to door services, there are terminal to terminal shipments. For enclosed trucks, there’re open carriers. For planes, there are ships.
A1 auto transport offers both cheap and expensive options. We’re a company with numerous branches that permit us to handle all types of transports. If you’re searching for a cheaper shipping alternative, we may be able to help.
Charleston Auto Transport Companies Directory
Tigger's Towing & Transport
A dual towing and transport company, Tigger’s is situated just outside of Charleston in Summerville. It is a mid-size operation that offers roadside assistance, towing and regional transport for vehicles that may not be in any condition for a long-range transport or move. The company is knowledgeable about the towing industry and has an established presence in the Charleston area.
103 Beaty Lane
Summerville, SC 29483
Ray's Towing and Transport
Offering a diverse fleet of vehicles in which to move vehicles, Ray’s enjoys a good rating with the Better Business Bureau and is a recipient of the TOWMAN award. The company has a number of awards for customer service as well and offers special via its informative website for various services. The company prides itself on friendly staff and 24-7 availability.
3220 Good Iron Way #A
North Charleston, SC 29418
FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage, Inc.
A national company, this is an optimal choice for people that want to ship their vehicle or heavy machinery with a brand that they know well and have used before. This company has offices around the world and in various mid-size cities around the country. This location is in North Charleston but serves the entire state of South Carolina.
4055 Faber Place Drive #215
No. Charleston, SC 29405
Father & Son Auto Transport
Registered with the U.S. Department of Transportation, this small outfit has big reach in terms of how far it can get a vehicle. It is associated with a number of pertinent industry-related organizations and service various cities and small towns around South Carolina from its base of operations in Hemingway.
80 Stina Avenue
Hemingway, SC 29554
T & J Auto Transport
This company is committed to quality service and shows it through the fact that it does not hold its clients to any financial obligation under the contract is signed, vehicle loaded up and everything is ready to go. The company’s motto is that it does not make money on an order until the transport is ready and the customer happy. The company is bonded and works with clients of all types, from corporate customers to dealerships in need of fleet transport.
PO Box 1163
Bluffton, SC 29910
Upstate Auto Transport LLC
A member of the local area Chamber of Commerce, Upstate is heavily involved with its local community, which is a testament to how focused the company is on quality and service for its customers as well. It has been in business for years and has an innate knowledge of shipping vehicles as well as the pitfalls that can crop up along the way.
2106 Cannon Bottom Road
Belton, SC 29627
Other Charleston Resources
Charleston Wikipedia Page - everything you need to know about the city of Charleston.
Charleston Southern University- Founded in 1964, Charleston Southern is located near historic Charleston and the beautiful beaches of the South Carolina coastline.
Charleston On Craigslist - local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events.
Charleston includes ZIP codes
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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.