Military & Armed Forces

At A-1 Auto Transport, moving cars for veterans and members of the military is one of our specialties and has been for more than 20 years. In that time, we’ve shipped literally thousands of privately owned vehicles for members and dependents of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps (USMC), Air Force and Coast Guard to military bases all over the world. Shipping overseas? Visit the page here. Want to know the cost of delivering your POV to a base in the U.S. or internationally? Fill out our FREE online quote form and see how much you can save today! For more information about our services, call us at 1-800-452-2880!

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Military & Armed Forces
Military & Armed Forces

Shipping Military Vehicles: Requirements & Discounts

Our military POV shipping services apply to PCS moves both within the United States and internationally, as well as Hawaii and Alaska. We have one of the largest fleets of transport carriers in the industry, including overseas shipping vessels, that operate year round in every part of the world. Discounts are available for all active and retired service members.

Cost & Time To Ship Your Military Vehicle Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
New York, NY to Boston, MA$195216 mi2-4 days
Dallas, TX to Memphis, TN$563463 mi2-4 days
Denver, CO to Dallas, TX$504805 mi3-5 days
Los Angeles, CA to Denver, CO$5101017 mi4-6 days
Denver, CO to Columbus, OH$6631271 mi4-6 days
Phoenix, AZ to Memphis, TN$7581430 mi4-6 days
Detroit, MI to Las Vegas, NV$10691999 mi5-7 days
Seattle, WA to Memphis, TN$11002303 mi6-8 days
New York, NY to Phoenix, AZ$11522421 mi7-9 days
Miami, FL to Seattle, WA$11993320 mi7-9 days
  • *Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
  • *Call us today or fill out the form to get a free quote on discounted military shipments.

POV Transfer Requirements

  • The vehicle must be owned or being leased by a member of the military or a dependent
  • The auto must be self-propelled and legal on public highways
  • If a leased vehicle, written consent for transport must be included from the third party
  • Must have four wheels or more, with exceptions for mopeds and motorcycles

Military Discounts

For active duty military and veterans, we offer discounts on military car shipping. Regardless of your current location or where you need a vehicle moved, we offer a price break to all active duty and retired military personnel.  Our discounts apply to all branches of the armed forces: Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force & Coast Guard.

 

Our Military Reviews from Veterans  

William Hastings

"Your Military POV shipping services to Hawaii were both punctual and precise. The employees were friendly and professional. Thank you."


Douglas Pike

"Our family sedan arrived safely, along with my vintage motorcycle. We are more than satisfied with your service and will recommend it."


David K. Farnsworth

"My Lexus arrived in Germany ahead of schedule thanks to your capable staff and your international connections. I value your reliability and respect your efficiency. Thanks again!"


Forms Required For Military Auto Transport

The links below are for the official forms from the Defense Technical Information Center that you’ll need to complete before being able to have a company transport you auto, motorcycle or van.

  1. POV Auto Shipping
  2. POV Motorcycle Shipping
  3. POV Van Shipping

*Please note: you will also need your military ID to pick up your vehicle at its destination point. For transporting a car to the U.S. from another country, Alaska or Hawaii (OCONUS to CONUS POV shipping), a valid U.S. street address will be needed for the vehicle to get through customs. 

Have questions about military car transport? Call us today at 1-800-452-2880 and we’ll be happy to answer your questions! A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. You can also click here to get a free, no-obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

Military Car Transport Resources

USA.gov - The official web portal for the U.S. government has a wealth of resources, including government services, agencies, and job prospects.

Military Base Guide - A list of Army, Navy, AIr Force and Marine bases around the United States. Search by name, location or military branch.

Shipping Your POV - An in depth guide on shipping your POV.

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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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