- Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Town Hempstead, New York
- Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
- Shipping Procedure
- Mode Of Shipping
- Town Hempstead Neighborhood Areas We Serve
- Town Hempstead Includes Zip Codes
- Relevant Paperwork And Requirements
Shipping Cars To or From Port of Town Hempstead, New York
The Port of Town Hempstead, New York is a coastal treasure nestled between North Hempstead on the West and Oyster Bay on the eastern side. It is situated right in the heart of Nassau County, Long Island, New York. The harbor has a rich, long history dating back to the early 1900’s where it served as a shed for weekend campers, fishermen, and duck hunters. Now it has transformed into a strong economic hub, thanks to its proximity to Port Washington that allows for shipment of dry cargo.
Take a look at what you ought to take into account when shipping cars to or from Port of Town of Hempstead New York.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Town Hempstead to Boston||$219||219 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Town Hempstead to Atlanta||$672||896 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Town Hempstead to Nashville||$685||914 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Miami to Town Hempstead||$784||1308 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Houston to Town Hempstead||$993||1656 miles||5 - 7 days|
|Las Vegas to Town Hempstead||$1019||2549 miles||7 - 9 days|
|Town Hempstead to Denver||$1081||1803 miles||5 - 7 days|
|Town Hempstead to Portland||$1168||2921 miles||7 - 9 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Here is a step by step play of what to do when shipping cars to or from Port of Town of Hempstead New York.
After choosing a reliable auto shipper you will release your car to them accompanied by all the relevant paperwork. You have the option of delivering it to their warehouse or asking for one of their representatives to it pick from your door. Suffice to say, the latter will cost you a little more.
Once at the port, your vehicle will be safely secured in a shipping container to ensure that it remains free of damage throughout the transit. Afterwards, it will be subject to inspection by customs personnel, and if everything is in order, it will ship out.
Upon arriving at the destination, your car will be offloaded and cleared through customs a second time before it can be delivered to your door or await pick up at the terminal.
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Mode of shipping
The two modes of shipping available when shipping cars to or from Port of Town of Hempstead, New York are Roll on Roll off shipping and Container shipping.
Ro Ro shipping is simpler and the cheaper of the two. With this method, vehicles will be protected from harsh marine conditions by being secured in sealed car decks that resemble a multi-story parking garage. The loading process is done by driving your vehicle onto lowboy flatbed trailers. It is suitable for transporting large vehicles such as trucks and buses as well as compact cars. The only noteworthy drawback is the lack of coverage throughout the globe.
Pro tip: Remove all your personal belongings from the car when shipping with Ro/Ro lest you suffer delays and/or fines.
As for container shipping, you may either decide to ship vehicles in a shared or an exclusive box. With the exclusive package, your vehicle will be the only car in the 20ft shipping container whereas in a shared container vehicles heading to the same destination will be consolidated into one container till its full. The tradeoff for the cheap consolidation method would be contending with delays.
Town Hempstead Neighborhood Areas We Serve
Our auto transport services are proud to help with your move in any of the neighborhoods you see below. And if you don't see your neighborhood listed here, don't worry because we can most likely service it.
|Atlantic Beach||Hewlett Bay Park||South Florida Park|
|Cedarhurst||Hewlett Harbor||Stewart Manor|
Town Hempstead includes ZIP codes:
11549, 11551, 11550
Relevant paperwork and requirements
The standard documents required when shipping cars to or from port of Town Hempstead, New York, include:
- Original car title with no recorded liens
- Copy of passport
- Valid driver’s license
- Bill of lading
Kindly reach out to us if you need any assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions
What discounts are available?
For those that qualify, A1 Auto Transport offers many different discounts. To honor those that are serving, we offer a military discount that applies to all active duty military personnel and veterans. We also offer discounts during the summer and fall for students who need a vehicle moved to their college or university. Lastly, we offer discounts to all retirees and senior citizens.
How can I track my vehicle while in transit to and from the Town of Hempstead?
A-1 Auto Transport is proud to offer satellite tracking for every transport. Satellite tracking does not only allow you peace of mind but it also allows you to keep continuous tabs on the progress of the transport. Whenever satellite tracking runs into disruptions, due to low signal or weather, A1 Auto Transport will provide text or phone call updates.
How long will it take to ship my car to or from the Town of Hempstead?
The time length of a transport is dependent on many factors including weather, traffic, and the season. However, we are able to provide a base estimated time that your vehicle will send in transit. If shipping across the country, such as from the Town of Hempstead to Portland, then it is estimated to take between a week and a week and a half. For transports along the East Coast, such as from the Town of Hempstead to Atlanta, then it may only take three to five days. Call us today at 1-800-452-2880 to a more precise estimate!
What documents are required to transport my vehicle?
To ship your vehicle with A1 Auto Transport, you will need to provide the following documents:
- A copy of an up-to-date car registration
- A copy of a current driver’s license
- A copy of proof of car insurance
For any vehicle that has a lien, you will need the lien holder to sign a document giving permission for the vehicle to be transported.
How much will it cost to ship my vehicle to or from the Town of Hempstead?
Similar to transport times, the cost of shipping is dependent on additional factors such as the time of the year, location, and what type of vehicle you are shipping. It might be cheaper to ship a pickup truck from the Town of Hempstead to Portland during the summer than it is to ship a small sedan from the Town of Hempstead to Denver during the winter months. A transport to Portland is estimated to cost $1,168 while a trip to Denver, during peak snowfall and winter vacation period, is estimated to cost between $1,100 and $1,300.