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What's in this article?
  1. Rv Transport Services
  2. Cost & Time To Ship Your Rv Examples
  3. Preparing Your Recreational Vehicle For Auto Transport
  4. Secure Everything
  5. Remove Personal Items
  6. Document The Rv Condition
  7. General Maintenance Before Rv Shipping
  8. Disconnect Gas Lines & Power Supply
  9. Related Information & Faq
  10. Related Information & Faq
  11. Choosing The Best Rv Hauler
  12. Perform Due Diligence
  13. Understand The Rv Transporters Pricing
  14. Plan And Prepare Your Rv In Advance
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RV Transport Services

With growing tourism industry people are buying RV or travel trailer to get a feel of their home even at distant holiday destinations. RV transport service has some unique challenges due to the variance in size and shape among different recreational vehicles. In order to better serve our RV auto transport customers, we've recently purchased several state-of-the-art auto transport trailers to provide the safest and most secure transport possible. If you want to ship your RV, we offer professional RV transport services for the following recreational vehicles:

  • Travel trailer
  • RVs camper & fifth wheel trailer
  • Pop up campers
  • Class A, B, & C motorhomes
  • Recreational vehicles
  • Folding camping trailers
  • Camper vans
  • Utility Trailers
  • Converted buses
  • Teardrop travel trailers
  • Toy haulers
  • Cargo Trailers
  • Motorcoaches
  • Hybrid travel trailers
  • Flatbed truck
  • Fifth Wheel hauling
  • Bumper pull
Cost & Time To Ship Your Rv Examples

Cost & Time To Ship Your RV Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceTransit Days
New York to Columbus$1070535 miles2-4 days
Portland to San Jose$1330665 miles3-5 days
New York to Chicago$1580790 miles3-5 days
Los Angeles to Denver$20301015 miles4-6 days
Houston to Miami$23801190 miles4-6 days
San Diego to Dallas$27201360 miles4-6 days
Atlanta to Phoenix$36901845 miles5-7 days
Detroit to Las Vegas$40302015 miles6-8 days
Seattle to Memphis$45702285 miles6-8 days
Portland to Miami$65103255 miles7-9 days

*Prices and times for RV transport services are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of RV you are shipping within the country.

*$2.00 to $2.50 a mile depending on your pick-up location, delivery location and size.

*Call us for a specific pickup location anywhere within the country and RV transport date requests.

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Preparing Your Recreational Vehicle For Auto Transport

As with any other vehicle, some minimal preparation is recommended before having an RV moved by a professional. Following these simple steps will help make sure that there are no hang-ups, incidents or delays after we pick up your RV to start the transport process.

Secure Everything

This includes anything that's loose or might come loose during auto transport, both on the inside and outside of the RV. Make sure to double-check latches, drawers, windows, doors, vents and awnings. Don't forget about wall hangings and appliances!

Remove Personal Items

This goes along with the first point about preparing an RV for auto shipping. Anything that can rattle around over the course of a long delivery can cause problems for the RV shipping company, and worse, potential damage to your recreational vehicle.

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Document the RV Condition

Don't forget to document the condition of your RV before it's picked up for RV transport service. A RV shipping company will also record the condition of your RV or travel trailer, and having your own notes ready for comparison is a good idea. We also recommend to our valued customers that they take photos of their RV trailer before having it moved.

General Maintenance Before RV Shipping

Some basic RV trailers maintenance can go a long way in making your experience with an RV transport company a good one. It's crucial to check things like tire pressure and fluid levels before the pick up of your RV, motorhome or travel trailer.

This step will guard against any mechanical mishaps in transporting RVs across the country and ensure that your RV trailer is in great road-ready condition when it arrives.

Disconnect Gas Lines & Power Supply

Please ensure to turn off gas line or power supply before using RV transport service. This also includes lights, fans, refrigerators, tow bar, and any other appliance inside the RV. Check tyre pressure and excessive tread wear. Make sure there are no loose items within the travel trailer. Do take a look at the owner's manual of RV travel trailer before using their tow away services.

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Related Information & FAQ

RV auto transport is an industry with a ton of information and countless RV transporters. Having the right information helps you make informed decisions on what type of RV transport service provider to choose. Here, we've compiled an RV transport resource guide to get you started.

Cost & Time To Ship Your Rv Examples

Related Information & FAQ

Choosing The Best RV Hauler

Based on consumer data from recent research, over 40 million Americans use recreational vehicles in a year. Similar to trying to settle in a place away from home, transporting RVs can be stressful.

It's all a matter of choosing the best RV hauler before entrusting them with your vehicle. Here, we've collated tips to help you choose the best RV transport company.

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Perform Due Diligence

RV transport companies are very different. While reputable auto shipping companies like A-1 RV transport have your best interest in mind, it is not uncommon to find ones that haven't prioritized it.

Doing your homework adequately involves investigating their address authenticity, reading client reviews from third-party review platforms alongside knowing whether they've shipped RVs before.

Understand The RV Transporters Pricing

The weight of your RV and the distance you need to transport it are two main determining factors. Other factors such as gas prices, demand, and vehicle condition play a crucial role in determining the cost of RV transport. If the RV transport company charges too low, the deal is probably too good to be true.

While trying to save a couple of hundred dollars can sometimes work to your leverage, it is only wise to avoid transport companies with low RV transport cost.

Plan and Prepare Your RV in Advance

Little acts like interacting with the logistics of the RV transport company beforehand could help you reduce costly charges.

If possible, meet with the RV transport company's logistics department, ask about their timelines, routes and all the details about possible events that could cause delays in shipping an RV. To haul multiple RVs, flatbed trailers or fifth wheel is used by RV haulers. This method involves special equipment to prepare your RV move.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How far in advance do I need to make my reservation to the RV transport company?

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How do I get a free quote for shipping my RV?

Can I ship a non-operable Motorhome?

What if my RV is damaged during transport?

How do I insure my motorhome for shipping?

How do I ship my RV internationally?

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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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Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
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15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
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435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
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45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
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Cooper City, FL 33026
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