Safe And Reliable Lafayette Car Shipping Services By A-1 Auto Transport
Situated in the parish by the same name on the Vermilion River, Lafayette is home to just over 120,000 residents and is the fourth largest city in the state. It is characterized by the infamous Cajun culture that is so prevalent in this Southern state and has quite a tourism industry as a result.
In fact, tourists come in drove to sample the Cajun and Creole cuisines coming out of this area, delighting in its authenticity. There is also an abundance of retail here, including the Mall of Acadiana, Northgate Mall and the Villages of River Ranch. An as aside, the only Borden’s Ice Cream retail outfit is located in this city. It is fairly spread out, so having a car even if you are visiting is helpful.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Houston to Lafayette||$217||217 miles||2-4 days|
|Atlanta to Lafayette||$435||580 miles||2-4 days|
|Nashville to Lafayette||$481||642 miles||3-5 days|
|Lafayette to Washington, D.C.||$717||1195 miles||4-6 days|
|Lafayette to Tucson||$765||1276 miles||4-6 days|
|New York to Lafayette||$849||1415 miles||4-6 days|
|Lafayette to San Francisco||$1071||2142 miles||6-8 days|
|Seattle to Lafayette||$1248||2496 miles||7-9 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Using Lafayette Vehicle Transport Companies
When you are looking to book Lafayette car transport services, keep a few key tips in mind:
- Book moving services at the same time: If you are planning to move anyway, you may be able to save a few bucks if you opt to book those services at the same time you book your auto transport. This is particularly so if you book with a company that offers both.
- Prep your car: This is key because you not only want to ensure the safety of your personal effects but also you want to lessen the weight of your vehicle to ensure a less expensive transport.
- Read your contract carefully: The last thing you want is to be locked into a contract that you can’t afford or don’t really feel comfortable with. Read your contract closely and ask questions if there is something you don’t understand.
For more information, visit the City of Lafayette website.
Long Distance Auto Transport to/from Lafayette
Brokers are a very convenient option for finding transportation for your vehicle over long distances. However, since they are middlemen, they will charge you for their services. It may also take a while for them to find a carrier going on the route you’re interested in.
A cheaper and more convenient option is using a large direct auto transport company like A1 Auto Transport. Smaller businesses may not have sufficient carriers going through Lafayette, but this is not the case for us. Our carriers cover most US cities, since the demand is high, especially in the upcoming season.
Shipping Luxury and Classic Cars in Lafayette
To avoid dangerous roads with many potholes or areas with lots of reported accidents over the years, you need to either be a seasoned driver or an auto transport company. Choosing the wrong route when driving a luxury or classic car can damage it severely, so it may be better to leave it to A1 auto transport.
Our carriers crossed the US back and forth so many times that we know most of the good routes to follow and the bad roads to avoid. Even if we are forced to drive through an area with poorly built roads, the truck will take all the damage while your car is safe inside it.
Special Discounts in Lafayette
The first step towards obtaining a shipping discount is requesting a quote over the phone. Mention you're interested in our discounts, and our employee will see which ones you can receive. He/she will then give you a price estimate with the price reduction included. Please remember that regardless of how accurate the estimate is, the final price may be up to 20% lower or higher.
Among the discounts we've released thus far, our seasonal specials and first timer offers are available to our entire client base. We also hand out specialized discounts to military personnel, to seniors, and to students. Multi-car discounts are given to any person or company who requests transportation for 2 or more vehicles at a time. For more details regarding our price reductions, call today.
International Shipping to/from Lafayette
The single most important rule of any shipping endeavor, especially on an international level, is safety. A1 auto transport spends much time in the planning phase making sure each segment of the trip isn’t met with surprises.
Even so, you can up the safety factor using some of our costlier options. Enclosed carriers cost more to book, but they’re also more secure against theft and bad weather. You can also opt for a higher insurance policy through our white glove service, though there is a smaller one attached to every transport.
Cheap Transportation Options in Lafayette
If you’re looking for more ways of reducing your auto shipping expenses besides using an open carrier, here are a few:
- Use discounts. Large companies such as our own should have a list of discounts for special situations.
- Use terminals. Terminal to terminal services are very cheap, since you’re taking the car to the truck and not the opposite.
- Opt for large auto shipping companies. Smaller or newer ones are more prone to mistakes and may not have the best prices, just like a local store cannot compete with a supermarket in this department.
Lafayette Auto Transport Companies Directory
Best Quality And Affordable Car Shipping
This affordable shipping company is located in the heart of Lafayette and offers a wide range of services. Licensed, bonded and insured nationwide auto shippers with great BBB accredited customer reviews. Transports automobiles, vans, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, boats and other heavy hauling with their open and enclosed auto transport carriers.
Mike's Import Auto Repair Co
This repair company can also help ship your car as well.
501 Industrial Parkway
This trucking company offers a variety of car shipping services.
605B Garber Road
Other Lafayette Resources
Lafayette Wikipedia Page - everything you need to know about the city of Lafayette.
University Of Louisiana At Lafayette- As a hub of ideas, UL Lafayette plays a key role in economic development — at local, state and national levels. Through partnerships with public bodies, business and industry, we are dedicated to keeping our region and Louisiana economically secure.
Lafayette On Craigslist - local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events.
Lafayette includes ZIP codes
70130, 70501, 70502, 70503, 70504, 70505, 70506, 70507, 70508, 70509, 70593, 70596, 70598.
Services And Information
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.