Putting a price on the cost of an international auto transport without knowing any information about the vehicle is impossible. Everyone’s shipping process is different and there are many factors that affect the ultimate price of the transport.
What is certain is that auto shipping services are cost effective and affordable. It is also the only successful way to ship a car to Ireland from the United States.
The cost of shipping is determined after a few details are released to the transport company. Usually, you can get a quote by phone or online within minutes. Give them factual details so they can give you the most honest quote possible.
What Might Determine the Shipping Costs?
- By the weight of the vehicle.
- By the distance that must be traveled.
- The shipping services you want to purchase for the car’s transport to Ireland.
Depending on the transport company, you may be asked a few more questions to help determine your quote. When you choose your shipping services, you will notice that the RO/RO method is cheaper than the container method. This open air transport method often used by those that deal and trade cars, including manufacturers. The container method may be more expensive, but it provides more security and gives you space to bring other belongings with you. You can split the bill with someone else if you have extra space in the container.
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.