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Ship Car To Victoria, British Columbia

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Ship Car To Victoria, British Columbia
🇨🇦 Canada, (CA)

Car Shipping Victoria

Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia, a well-known tourist spot and technology centre as well. A popular haunt with the retirees, those that want to ship their vehicles to this leisure destination off the Pacific coast of Canada will not find it too difficult. Located on the western coast of USA, you can reach it overland as well. Those wishing to ship it via boats can do it from the western coast of America. This coast faces Pacific Ocean and Alaskan Gulf towards the north. Still, truck shipping is the preferred method when importing vehicles from US.

Different types of services are available where the transport company such as A1 Auto Transport service will send the car to your doorstep. Terminal-to-terminal and terminal-to-door are other possible options. Shipping methods are of mainly two types namely,

  • enclosed truck.
  • multicar carrier.

In the first option, you will get complete weather protection and the second one is more cost-effective because you will be sharing it with the other owners. In to have a realistic idea regarding your costs you should have knowledge about the shipping expenses. This depends upon the type of service you choose. For example, the door-to-door option tends to be costlier than terminal-to-terminal shipping. After all, in the first option you are getting the car right down to your doorstep and this costs money. Enclosed truck transports are also costly than open carrier options.

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Costing the shipping of your car.

Other considerations include mileage, gas, and the cost of the fuel. Besides this, you should also understand how custom taxes, model, and the size of the vehicle would determine the expenses. After all, your car is going to occupy space on the truck. When shipping in the open truck find out how many other vehicles are coming in as well. Besides this, you will also need to consider the shipping requirements. For starters, provide notifications to US Border and Customs Protection 72 hours prior to shipping if not before. Only after they offer clearance will you be able to take it out of the country. Establishment of personal identity through driver’s license is must.

You will also need to produce the ownership proof along with vehicle sales bill and original title. Documented approval is must for establishing vehicle liens. Documents that you submit must contain manufacture year, model and the make with VIN number as well. When shipping the car, keep the tank one-fourth full with fuel. This is necessary because operators may need to drive your vehicle especially when getting it on or off truck.

Other than the required documents, within glove box, it is important not to have anything else inside the car. You need to keep it minimally operable with inflated tires, steer-ability and working emergency brakes.

There are other checks that need to be completed before the vehicle is shipped from USA and if you intend permanently using or leaving the vehicle in Victoria, the Canadian Customs levies a tax that need to be paid before the clearances are given.

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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!
★★★★★

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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