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Shipping A Trike

Shipping A Trike
Shipping A Trike

How to Ship a Trike

When shipping a trike, there are a number of details you must attend to, from finding a shipper, to negotiating costs, setting a shipping date, and preparing the documentation.

By Air

According to customer feedback, when it comes to international shipping, doing it by air is the cheapest option. Unfortunately, transporting a trike or motorcycle is currently considered dangerous by many U.S. airlines, so you’ll rarely find one willing to carry it. You can try calling each one by phone, but the general immediate answer tends to be NO.

By Sea

On the other hand, shipping by sea is still a viable option, though subject to higher costs and longer travel times. The cost of transportation is usually determined by your ride’s weight and the distance across which it will be shipped. For example, heavy duty trikes may cost more to transport due to their construction.

Shipping by sea is often the only way to transport your mount from Europe or Asia, but delays are prevalent due to weather conditions and other complications.

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By Land

Shipping a trike by land is made much easier by professional transporters. They take care of most of the hassle and inform you on how to get past customs. Importing a Spyder, Harley or Honda trike poses no problems to our A1-Auto Transport team, but to get past the border, it must respect U.S. safety, bumper and pollution standards.

For more information on the subject of United States motor vehicle importing regulations, read our article on the subject here. (The article regarding US Laws and Standards should be linked here once published)

A-1 Auto Transport

A-1 Auto Transport services ship vehicles on road, highway, and even across the sea. We can transport most automobiles, regardless if they’re custom made or unusual models.

We secure and cover your vehicle in an enclosed space during the transportation, so it arrives safely to its destination. We take special notice of the trike’s most exposed areas, such as its front fender and both of the rear ones.

Our specialized kit keeps the side of your vehicle a safe distance away from anything that might damage it. If you’re still worried, we facilitate the tracking of your trike’s shipping by providing the truck driver’s name and phone number.

Need Transportation?

A-1 Auto Transportation offers door to door shipping of motor vehicles, ranging from luxury cars and yachts to trikes and motorcycles.

How much does it cost?

Our prices and rates depend on the vehicle’s type, on the distance to its destination, on its country of origin, etc. For an accurate quote, email our company, use our simple cost calculator or call (800) 452-2880.

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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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Testimonial
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.

Testimonial
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!

Testimonial by Cristine Benoit
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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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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