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Interstate Auto Transportation: Why State to State Shipping May Be Best For You

Interstate Auto Transportation: Why State to State Shipping May Be Best For You
Interstate Auto Transportation: Why State to State Shipping May Be Best For You

At A-1 Auto Transport we know you have options. That’s why we strive to offer each of our customers the industry leading standards that has made A-1 Auto Transport a mover and shaker in the Interstate Auto Transportation business. To instantly get a free quote call us at 1-800-452-2880 or fill out the submission form above.

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What is Interstate Auto Transportation?

  • As the name suggests, Interstate Auto Transportation is for moving your car domestically from one state to another. For that reason you will often hear it referred to as State To State auto transportation.
  • When shipping your car(s) you have the option to go with an enclosed or an open carrier. Here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons for each type. Alternatively, you could go forgo those options and go with an autorack. Additionally you have the option of having your vehicle delivered Door To Door or Terminal To Terminal.

Why Choose Interstate Auto Transportation?

Whether an individual, family, or enterprise, Interstate Auto Transportation offers the ability to get your auto from A to B without additional mileage or wear and tear. State to State shipping is ideal for collectors or hobbyist shipping their baby to a show, a family moving from coast to coast, or a business owner looking to ship her fleet. We would not suggest shipping your car State to State if you are able to pack and tow everything you own or don’t mind a few extra miles on your odometer.

Tips When Choosing a State to State Auto Transportation.

While we hope you go with us, we want you to make an educated decision that leaves you stress-free. Here are three tips for ensuring your experience doesn’t turn into a horror story.

  • Communicate

Most horror stories occur because of a lack of communication causes a mismatch in expectations, leading ultimately to a bad experience.

Double check when and where your vehicle(s) is being dropped off -- you don’t want to be waiting for your beauty to be dropped of at your door only to receive a call it’s waiting for you at the port. Additionally, make sure to arm yourself with multiple quotes so not to be overcharged and taken advantage of.

  • Have Everything Documented And In Writing

While you may have done your research on the company’s reputation and the security of each Terminal, always get everything in writing. Having full documentation of both your own papers and theirs ensures against untimely delays or unwarranted seizure. While their word may seem trustworthy, should authorities become involved your word against theirs will not hold up in court.

Having full documentation and written guarantees (“No Scratches/Time Delays/etc or your money back”) means in the unfortunate scenario the company you’ve entrusted does not deliver on its promises you can seek legal recourse.

  • Insure Your Vehicle

If during the course of transportation your carrier hit mid delivery by a freak storm or vandalized by ruffians, having insurance makes all the difference. Maybe your carrier covers these kind of damages (see Communicate and Have Everything Documented And In Writing), maybe they don’t. Having insurance is the safety need you don’t need until you do.

For owners of hotrods, classic cars, collectables, exotic imports, and high-end luxury autos we highly suggest insurance as even if you carrier covers some of the costs, it might not be enough.

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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.

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.

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.
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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
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435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
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45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
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6 Fir Way
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NO. 021869F
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