Door To Door Auto Transport, The Stress-Free Solution

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Door To Door Auto Transport, The Stress-Free Solution

  • Ship your vehicle directly to your door
  • Licensed, bonded and insured carriers near your
  • Award winning service, always on time
  • Get instant quotes using our form, or call: 1-800-452-2880

Why Use Door to Door Auto Transport?

With the door to door transport option, A-1 Auto Transport offers a service that will deliver your vehicle directly from location to destination without the hassle of having to drop off or retrieve your auto.

Traditionally, vehicle transportation has involved dropping off your auto, boat or RV at a depot, where it is then loaded and delivered to another terminal for pick up (known as terminal to terminal transport). While this is an affordable option that many customers opt for, we do understand that coordinating a drop off and pick up often means adding another sizable chore--and potentially a large chunk of time--to your to-do list.

Many customers choose door to door shipping because of the convenience factor, but there are several reasons why it is considered such a great choice. Here some of the features that this option so popular:

  • Save considerable time by eliminating vehicle drop off and pick up. We take care of all that for you!
  • One driver from point A to point B eliminates the use of multiple carriers as well as potential storage fees at terminals
  • Opportunity to meet the driver who will be transporting your vehicle
  • Oversee the process of your vehicle getting loaded onto the transport carrier
  • Satellite tracking on all transport carriers provides real-time updates

You can now request an instant quote on your smartphone by downloading the free A-1 Auto Transport application, which is available for both iPhone and Android.

Cost & Time to Ship your car Examples

Los Angeles, CA to Phoenix, AZ$520386 mi2-4 days
Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN$740538 mi2-4 days
Atlanta, GA to Detroit, MI$810732 mi3-5 days
Denver, CO to San Diego, CA$8801090 mi4-6 days
Phoenix, AZ to Seattle, WA$10101086 mi4-6 days
San Jose, CA to Dallas, TX$11801693 mi5-7 days
Detroit, MI to Las Vegas, NV$12501999 mi5-7 days
Seattle, WA to Memphis, TN$14702303 mi6-8 days
New York, NY to Phoenix, AZ$13402421 mi7-9 days
Portland, OR to Miami, FL$14403281 mi7-9 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

Door to Door Transport Options

As with any service, door to door vehicle transportation offers several choices. One option is a multi-car transport truck, which is ideal for basic vehicle transport. These trucks were designed specifically for auto transport, with the majority of vehicles easily fitting safely and securely onto the truck.

A second option is to use a flatbed truck, a good choice when moving more than one vehicle or a smaller vehicle. The flatbed option is ideal for moving a car and another small vehicle, such as a dirt bike or motorcycle.

Our enclosed transport trucks offer a more secure vehicle transport option with an added layer of protection. Designed with higher end, luxury or classic cars in mind, enclosed transport is a great option if you have concerns about weather, road debris or other potential damage caused to your vehicle during delivery. This is a particularly good option if you are buying or selling a vehicle as it offers the most protection and safety during transport.

Read what other customers say about their experience with A-1 Auto Transport

After trying out these doortodoor shipping options, I’ll never go any other way. Wow that was easy!

A relocation for work made me ship 3 cars at the same time, and that’s how I found A-1 Auto. I decided to ship directly to my door and it really made my life easy while I was under a lot of stress. I can’t thank you guys for helping hook this up enough.

Door to Door Services For:

Antique Automobiles
Classic Cars
Hybrid Vehicles
Luxury Cars

Preparing Your Vehicle

Whether using terminal to terminal or door to door transport, there are a few simple steps that you should take to prepare your vehicle for shipping.

  • It’s a good idea to check your battery, tire pressure and fluid levels before having your vehicle transported. Any mechanical issues or operational quirks should be communicated prior to pick up.
  • Have no more than 1/4 tank of gas in the vehicle before transport.
  • Clean the vehicle and remove any loose or personal items. This can include items such as detachable car stereos, GPS units, garage door openers and parking permits.
  • Fold in mirrors and remove any non-retractable antennas, spoilers, luggage racks or other accessories of the vehicle.
  • Disable the alarm or include detailed instructions on how to turn it off if it cannot be disabled.
  • Document and photograph any existing damage to the vehicle for your records.
  • Put the top up if your vehicle is a convertible. If this is not an option, enclosed transport is a good option that is worth exploring.
  • Provide a set of all vehicle keys to the driver

Other Considerations to Take Into Account

It is important to remember that these services requires a wide enough street for our auto carriers to maneuver. Obstacles can include overhanging tree branches or driveways in which it is difficult to navigate a large truck. In circumstances such as these, our driver will contact you and arrange for pick up at the nearest convenient location.

A-1 Auto Transport is a SmartWay Partner with the Environmental Protection Agency, which works to reduce harmful emissions in the freight transportation industry. We are also VeriSign Secured, which means all online communications with us are secure and encrypted for your privacy.

To get started today, give us a call at 1-800-452-2880 to discuss the many options we have available to meet your transport needs!  Instant quotes are also available form our online submission form.

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Joe Webster

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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