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Moving Antique Cars from USA to Canada

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Moving Antique Cars from USA to Canada
🇨🇦 Canada, (CA)

How to Move Antique Cars from USA to Canada

The most successful and affordable way to ship a car to Canada is by hiring an auto transport company with a history in international transports. Using the latest shipping equipment and guaranteeing the condition of your antique car through insurance coverage, are just a few of the perks provided through a reliable shipping company. Trying to relocate an antique car is risky without the proper tools and training. In fact, it may even cost you more to ship the vehicle without the help of professionals.

The process of shipping antique cars to Canada takes time. Before the vehicle can even ship off to another country, they must meet all the requirements of the nation. Every country has their own set of import policies. Fortunately, longstanding transport companies with international shipping services are able to help you gather all the proof requested by Customs to gain import approval.

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Preparing Your Antique Car for Transport

To ensure the safety of your antique car and those caring for its delivery, it’s wise to prepare as requested by the transporter. The international shipping process will go much smoother.

  • Thoroughly clean the exterior and interior of the car. You want to ship it in its best condition.
  • Remove anything in or outside of the antique vehicle that may be of value. This may include DVD players, GPS systems, personal items, hood ornaments, etc.
  • Make sure the fuel tank is only ¼ full unless it is inoperable. All other fluids should be topped off unless otherwise specified by the transporter.
  • Check the tire pressure and possibly take the vehicle to a mechanic for a tune up and any minor repairs before the transport to Canada.
  • Take pictures of your antique car’s exterior and interior. Make sure to get close-ups of visible markings and damage. These pictures can be used as reference after the vehicle’s delivery when a final inspection of the vehicle is performed.
  • Contact the Embassy of Canada to hear the country’s import requirements regarding your vehicle. Gather all the proper documentation for Customs and pay import taxes.
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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.

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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!
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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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