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Door To Door Car Shipping Services

Door To Door Car Shipping Services
Door To Door Car Shipping Services

You can now request an instant quote for car shipping on your smartphone by downloading the free A-1 Auto Transport application, which is available for both iPhone and Android. Get door to door transport service from the best car shipping company at the best price in your area.

Door to Door Car Shipping Cost & Time Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
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
  • *Car transport costs and times are estimated. Car shipping quotes can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
  • *Shipping cost examples are for enclosed transport cost from door to door auto shipping.
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Door to Door Transport Car Transport Options

As with any service, door to door auto transportation offers several choices for shipping a car. 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 car shipment easily fitting safely and securely onto the truck.

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

Door To Door Auto Transport

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

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Preparing Your Vehicle for Door to Door Transport Service

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

  • It’s a good idea to check your battery, tire pressure and fluid levels before you ship your car. Any mechanical issues or operational quirks should be communicated prior to pick up by the car shipping company.
  • Have no more than 1/4 tank of gas in the vehicle before auto shipping.
  • Clean the vehicle and remove any loose or personal items before car shipping. 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 for the car transport company on how to turn it off in case it cannot be disabled.
  • Document and photograph any existing damage to the vehicle for your records before car shipping.
  • Put the top up if your vehicle is a convertible. If this is not an option, enclosed transport by car shipping companies is a good option that is worth exploring.
  • Provide a set of all vehicle keys to the driver of car shipping company.
Door To Door Auto Transport

Other Considerations to Take Into Account

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

Door To Door Auto Transport

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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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Testimonial
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!

Testimonial by Cristine Benoit
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.

Testimonial
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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