When shipping your car seasonally, as with snowbird transportation to migrate to a warmer climate when the cold chill of winter arrives, you want to make sure that it is going to be safe when traveling the distance that you need it to go. The only way to be sure of this is with a reputable shipping company that knows what they're doing. This is something that should always be considered when hiring any company for a job. They should be professionals in the field with knowledge on how to handle the situation at hand.
Preparing Your Snowbird for Shipping
Preparation is key, or so they say, the same is true when you ship your car to get close the sun and warmth of the season. You want the car to leave in great condition and show up in the same condition it left in. Therefore, cleaning it entirely, while also providing the necessary maintenance is always a good thing. While cleaning the vehicle, make sure to take photos to document any damages that are done before shipping. You also want to make sure that you know of any issues that the car has and document those, as well.
Part of the preparation for shipment is contacting an insurance company. If you’re shipping it far away, then it is important to speak with an insurance company that can provide you with this sort of help. You want to make sure that if something happens to it during transport, they’re going to cover the damages or even theft.
Most private insurance companies will not cover a car during transport. Thankfully, all professionally licensed auto transporters are required by law to carry valid insurance coverage for every vehicle they move. Your car will be covered by the company no matter how far it must travel.
Protect Against Damages and Theft
One of the best ways to protect against both damages and theft is to consider enclosed transport. This will provide your car with a safe area to be shipped in, away from prying eyes. The outside debris and weather elements will also never encounter it while being transported. Protect against all problems that sometimes happen when the vehicle is not enclosed properly. Enclosed is a great option when shipping to or from Miami during the winter as the enclosed environment keeps road salt and other harsh snow melts chemicals away from the car during shipment.
Speak with the professionals out there that can help you ship your car to and from Miami for Snowbird and other seasonal transport without any worries. Hiring a professional in this field ensures that you get the best outcome when using them for all your snowbird vehicle shipping needs.
For fast Snowbird shipping options, be sure to contact a professional transport agent at A-1 Auto Transport for a great price and quick seasonal transport.
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.