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Low Cost Car Transportation

Low Cost Car Transportation
Low Cost Car Transportation

If you need to ship a vehicle internationally or domestically, you will be faced with countless auto transport companies vying for your business. It is important to figure out exactly what you need, so you can find a company that is able to meet and exceed your expectations.

Although, you may assume that companies charging more will offer better service if you subscribe to the adage, “you get what you pay for,” in this industry, that is simply not the case. Take your time shopping around and thoroughly vetting any prospective companies before making a commitment. It is absolutely possible to find a reputable and reliable auto transport company that is able to provide you with great service without breaking the bank by following these steps.

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Step 1. Search Online.

Many companies provide free online quote calculators that will give you an idea of what you can expect to pay. Others offer online live chat options or will call you or follow up with an e-mail providing you a quote for free. Once you have narrowed it down to a few companies that fit your needs and budget, check online review websites such as Yelp and verify their standing with the Better Business Bureau to ensure they have a great reputation for good service.

Step 2. Contact Company Directly.

This is important because it is crucial to have an actual contact within the company you can reach if there are ever any issues with your car transport process. It will also allow you to form your own general opinion of their professionalism and make sure they live up to their reputation. Be wary of companies pushing an immediate sale on you, because if their price and quote are good, then those tangible factors should be enough to sway you in their direction.

Step 3. Verify Insurance Limits Are Sufficient.

All auto transport companies are required by law to carry an industry minimum level of insurance, but depending on what type of vehicle you are shipping, you may need to inquire about and possibly purchase more. A high dollar or luxury vehicle may not be adequately covered by standard levels, and you do not want to tempt fate when it comes to your car.

Step 4. Prepare Your Vehicle for Transport.

The auto transport company you select should give you exact rules regarding preparation, but it is always a good idea to make sure your gas tank is less than ¼ full and you should remove any items on the vehicle that could be damaged in transport. The weight of the vehicle plays a factor in cost, so make sure you don’t leave any personal items in the trunk or in the seating area as well.

Obviously, the distance of transport does play a huge factor in the cost of shipping a vehicle, but there are so many other variables as well. With a little patience, a lot of research, and common sense, you can be shipping your car the low cost way in no time at all.

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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!

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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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