Palatka Safe and Reliable Automobile Shipping Services
Palatka is an exuberant city that has a very active span of entertainment throughout the year. From festivals like the Florida Azalea Festival or the Blue Crab Festival to the art and music shows and fishing and boating competitions, Palatka has something for everyone to enjoy.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Jacksonville to Palatka||$62||62 miles||1-2 days|
|Atlanta to Palatka||$363||363 miles||2-4 days|
|Palatka to New Orleans||$423||564 miles||2-4 days|
|Houston to Palatka||$667||889 miles||3-5 days|
|Palatka to Dallas||$608||1014 miles||4-6 days|
|San Antonio to Palatka||$650||1083 miles||4-6 days|
|San Antonio to Palatka||$1031||2062 miles||6-8 days|
|Portland to Palatka||$1182||2956 miles||7-9 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
When it comes to the economy, Palatka has a step up when compared to the rest of the state as the employment rate is much higher in the Palatka area than the rest of the state combined. This is due to the fact that the city has a large manufacturing epicenter and employs nearly 20% of the city population in companies like Koch, a paper company, and PDM Bridge Company.
The city has a mixture of vibrant structural design ranging from Victorian, Art Deco, Classical Revival and Colonial Revival. One of the most famous buildings in the area is the James Hotel that was constructed by bank President Dr. George E Welch and it was designed by architect Henry John Klutho in 1916.
When you’re making a move to or from Palatka, you will need to plan ahead to have your automobile transported to your new location.
For more information on Palatka including employment opportunities, utilities and places to visit you can check out the City of Palatka website.
Automobile Transport Tips
When you’re checking for auto transport in the Palatka area, keep these tips in mind when you’re gathering information:
- While there are various ways to have a car shipped, the least expensive is going to be with open air shipping. Open air is simple and many automobiles can be hauled on one carrier at one time, thus lowering the cost per consumer for the cost of fuel during transport. The choice of transport will help you maintain your budget, especially when you may need to move household items as well as your car.
- Bundle your transport services when possible. If a company offers auto transport as well as household moving services, this could benefit you by helping save money as well as time from having to hire two separate companies to move everything for you.
- You will most certainly want to check around when it comes to pricing for auto transport. Auto transport is an investment, and when you make an investment you need to make sure you are going to get the best quality services, including customer support, for the money that you spend. If you’re offered a price that seems like you just can’t beat it because it’s much lower than everyone else, beware as this can be a sign of a company that will not provide quality and professional auto transport services. Usually, the mid-priced companies, which are the majority of them, will be the price ranges to stick with for hire.
- Find out what type of payments each company accepts. If you’re planning on using your credit card at the time of pick-up, you may in a bad situation when the driver informs you they only accept cash payments. Make sure this is discussed before you sign the contract.
Palatka Auto Transport Directory
Matthews Moving & Storage
Located in Palatka, Matthews Moving & Storage handles full-service relocation, automobile transport, residential and commercial moves and storage.
415 S 13th Street, Palatka, Florida 32177
Palatka includes ZIP codes
32131, 32177, 32178.
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.