Submitted by Elizabeth Kubista on 10/03/2020
With modern day technology it seems that anything is possible. Rather than go out to buy what you need, all it takes is the touch of a button for it to be delivered straight to your door. Overseas shipping continues to become easier and easier as well. I think too often we take for granted just exactly what can be delivered to us. An example being cars. I know it sounds silly. Who takes cars being delivered for granted? Well, growing up with Amazon and now grocery delivery apps, the last thing I think about is having a car delivered to me.
It never occurred to me just how useful it is to have companies that will transport a vehicle for you. When I start college in the fall, I will be far away from family. The plan is for us to drive together to bring me and all my stuff to school. I have been making lists of everything I need to complete and everything I need to bring with me. I thought I had thought of everything, but the one thing I haven’t thought about is how I am going to get my car to college with me. At first I thought maybe I would drive it there myself, but my parents are against the idea. Because of this, a logical option for us is to have my car delivered . It is crazy to think that my family has our groceries delivered and now we can have our cars delivered to us too.
The process of transporting my car seems tricky, but I know that I will be able to use the A-1 Auto Transport application to help me with the process. Looking into car transportation has made me think about the different reasons someone would need a car transported for them. Maybe they are running away from an abusive situation, starting their dream job or being stationed overseas in the military. No matter the reason, people often want their previously owned vehicles to go with them rather than buying a new one. I realized that cars can have all kinds of emotions and memories attached to them.
For some, their car may remind them of hard times, pain and suffering, so they want to buy a new car. For this reason, car transportation services are very useful in selling their car and sending the vehicle to the new owner. For others, their car represents happiness and beautiful memories, so wherever their journey may take them, they want the car to go along. Car transportation services like A-1 allow for this to happen. Not only can vehicles be transported across the continental United States, but people moving overseas have the ability to bring their cars (and memories for that matter) with them.
A-1 Auto Transport helps families to keep some sort of stability in their lives when everything else around them is changing. This resource can be super valuable to military families who often move more than once a year and have the risk of being stationed overseas. Often moving can be expensive, so it is important to plan and save. The last thing anyone wants is to be completely ready to move, and all of a sudden have extra, unexpected costs pile up. Utilizing the A-1 Transport app can help avoid this dilemma. The app can give you an estimate of what the move will cost, based on how far the car needs to be moved. Knowing an idea of the cost allows you to save ahead of time so when the moving day comes, stress is limited. The A-1 website also gives a list of steps you can take to prepare your car to make the move even easier.
These steps include: 1. Check the battery, tire pressure, and fluid levels. Remember to communicate any mechanical issues before pickup. 2. There should be no more than one-fourth tank of gas in the vehicle at the time of pick-up. 3. Clean out the vehicle. Remove any loose and/or personal items. 4. Fold in the mirrors and remove any accessories. This includes luggage racks, spoilers, non-retractable antennas, etc. 5. If there is an alarm on the car, disable it or provide detailed instructions on how to shut it off. 6. Make sure all pre-existing damage is documented and photographed. 7. If the vehicle is a convertible, make sure the top is up. If this is not an option, it is suggested that you look into enclosed transport. 8. A set for all vehicle keys needs to be provided. Based on the steps I have outlined, it is clear that A-1 does everything they can to ensure an easy transition. Depending on the circumstances, moving can be a difficult time, so it is important that the companies you work with make the transition an easy and comfortable one. Just like someone can be suspicious about having a stranger deliver their groceries, it can be nerve-racking having a stranger taking your car across the country, let alone the ocean.
It is important to have a company you can trust to complete this job. It is important to have all the facts and information of the move in order to ensure a smooth-sailing operation. The A-1 website lays information out for customers in an easy-to-navigate way. Different articles provide the information needed for the specific type of transport the person needs. The world is a continuously changing place. With people always on the move, relocating and traveling the world, it is important that technology is changing with them.
Having a company that will help you uproot your life and move very valuable items to anywhere in the world is crucial in the development of the ever changing world. A-1 Auto Transportation is one such company that saves people time and energy when they make transitions in their lives. The world is a beautiful place. People should not be afraid to travel and move because they worry it will be too difficult. Using the A-1 app and following their listed out instructions can help combat this worry in order to help people follow their dreams.
Submitted by Elizabeth Kubista on 10/03/2020