Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Drummond Island, Michigan
Drummond is one of the largest islands on Lake Huron. It is also referred to as the “Gem of Huron”, the island is located on the eastern most of Michigan’s upper peninsula. It is accessible by ferry from mainland Michigan by ferry from the De Tour Village. The island is famous for fishing and is considered the best fishing spot on Lake Huron. It is a major tourist attraction, and therefore, there is healthy demand when it comes to shipping cars to or from Port of Drummond, Michigan.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Drummond Island to Chicago||$484||484 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Drummond Island to Atlanta||$632||1054 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Drummond Island to Philadelphpia||$695||927 miles||3 - 5 days|
|New York to Drummond Island||$718||958 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Memphis to Drummond Island||$737||983 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Houston to Drummond Island||$919||1533 miles||5 - 7 days|
|Drummond Island to Miami||$1029||1716 miles||5 - 7 days|
|Drummond Island to Portland||$1101||2203 miles||6 - 8 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Car shipping to or from port of Drummond
The island is not accessible by road. People access the island via ferry from the De Tour Village. The ferry also carries vehicles. When shipping cars to or from Port of Drummond, Michigan, your auto carrier might have to go as far as De Tour, from where they can use the ferry to carry your car across to the island. The ferry ships a maximum of 36 cars, and can carry vans, trucks, and semi-trucks. The distance from De Tour to Drummond is only one mile. Similarly, when shipping off the island, you can ferry the car across to De Tour Village, from where the shipper can pick up your car and transport it to any destination in mainland US.
International car shipping from Drummond
All kinds of vessels ply through the Great Lakes waterway system to Drummond. One might, therefore, imagine that it is possible to ship cars to or from overseas to the island. Unfortunately, the ferry dock does not have cargo handling capabilities. Residents of the island have to use alternative ports for overseas car shipping.
Some of the ports near the island include;
- Port of Detroit
- Muskegon Harbor
- Port of Port Huron
- Port of Bay City
Boat shipping to and from Drummond
Because of the nice access to the lake, the island has boat docks and marinas all along the shore line. Of course, you can easily rent boats and yachts for cruising and fishing. Still, nothing compares to enjoying a cruise on a boat you own.
Boat owners often hire us to ship their vessels to the island. We have boat loading and unloading equipment, as well as staff trained to handle water vessel transportation. We ship from any location in the US to Drummond and vice versa. Some of the boats we commonly ship include yachts, power boats, and sail boats. Refer to this article for more information.
ATV and ORV shipping
The island has nice ATV and ORV trails and tracks. If you prefer driving your own ATV instead of renting, you can hire us to ship it to the island. The shipping process is very similar to the motorcycle shipping process. The ATVs are safely secured in a transport truck, with the option of air-ride suspension for extra security. Please refer to this article for ATV riding regulations in Drummond.
Hire a reliable port of Drummond transporter
Whether you are shipping cars to or from port of Drummond, Michigan or boats and ATVs, you should hire a reliable auto transporter like A-1 Auto Transport. With over two decades of experience shipping all types of vehicles, you can trust that we know what we are doing. We not only provide quality services but also affordable shipping rates.
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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.