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Cost To Ship a Car 1000 Miles

Cost To Ship a Car 1000 Miles
Cost To Ship a Car 1000 Miles

It's not easy to get an accurate estimate to ship a vehicle from one location to another.  While most companies won't even bother to give a close estimate, A1 Auto Transport provides their customers with a breakdown that is accurate so you know how much it cost to ship a car 1000 miles or even a truck, a motorcycle, or even an RV.

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When you move a vehicle from one major city to another, it will increase the chances that you will be able to also choose the terminal that your vehicle will ship out of in the United States.

If you ship your vehicle, you will need to choose the shipping method. One method of shipping is the open carrier shipping which will run normally around $600 to 800. This is estimating the high cost of fuel as it has been running. You will most likely receive a fixed rate and then a rate based on per miles. If you ship your vehicle using a closed container, there are a few factors that will help to determine the cost that you will pay. You can assist the shipping agent by knowing the answer to these questions:

  • Where your vehicle will be picked up and delivered.
  • The type of vehicle that you are shipping.
  • When do you need the vehicle to be shipped.
  • What method of shipping do you choose? Open or closed?

To determine the distance, you will need to know the port you are shipping from and the port you are shipping to. This will help your agent determine the distance your vehicle will need to Travel. The second factor is the type of transportation you will be selecting if you have a choice. If the vehicle is shipped in a container, it will cost more than if you choose to ship it by way of open container. When you choose to ship the vehicle is important because the weather could be bad when you ship causing delays. The condition of the vehicle is going to be important in determining the cost of the shipment because if the vehicle is not running, there will be more to do with it than if it is running. You don't want to give in the lower prices because the customer service may be missing as well. It's important to get a few quotes before you make up your mind.

So to determine the cost to ship a car 1000 miles, you can figure it to cost between $.50 per mile to $1.00 per mile. There are many factors that will go into determining what you will pay to ship a car. If you are transporting an RV, it's important to know that since RV's come in a variety of sizes and shapes, the cost will vary too. For example, suppose you have a Class A motorhome, it will cost more than the Class B or even the Class C. The weight of the RV will be a determining factor, leaning it more toward $1.00 per mile instead.

The delivery method will also be a primary factor in the cost to ship a car 1000 miles. There are two ways to ship your vehicle; open or enclosed container. If you choose an open auto carrier, you will be shipping your vehicle with several vehicles at one time on a loaded trailer. If you choose enclosed shipping, you will be able to ship your vehicle in a secured container that is closed up and offers the most protection from any damage or from theft. If you have a valuable vehicle or a classic or performance vehicle, you may want to select the closed container shipping option instead.

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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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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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