wikiHow to Move a Car

There are two ways to move your car from one place to another. Either drive it yourself or by using the car shipping companies. Driving it yourself across state to new location involves many risks. It is advisable to use auto transport companies to move your car across country.


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    Select an Auto Transport Company. If you have decided to move your car through car shipping companies, then all you have to do is choose the best car shipping company. Visit auto transport review sites, check out the auto transport company reviews and rankings, and make a list of best car shipping companies.
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    Choose the Car Transport Services. You can choose among many options. There are many car shipping services like open carrier, enclosed carrier, door to door shipping, terminal to terminal shipping. Based on your requirements select any service as you prefer
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    Get Auto Transport Quotes. Then get quotes from the companies you have selected. Compare the quotes received and find the company that suits your budget and other requirements. The car shipping quotes varies from company to company. It also depends on various factors like shipping distance, car model, fuel price,
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    Prepare Your Car. Wash your car properly and remove all the extra fittings especially the loose parts and personal items from car. Don't forget to disable the car alarm
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    Be on time in the mentioned spots both during car pickup and delivery. Make a list of already existing damages in your car.
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    When the car is delivered, check out the car condition. Always receive your car in the daytime, so that you can check the car thoroughly. If you find any damages other than already existing damages, then you can claim for insurance.


  • Choosing the shipping services wisely. If the terminal is near your required address then go with terminal to terminal shipping instead of door to door shipping to save money.
  • Plan ahead and do it early to avoid unwanted stress.


  • Before you decide any company, check out the reviews, BBB ratings, CD scoring and genuine customer reviews and ratings in transport rankings to avoid spam car shipping companies.

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Categories: Cars & Other Vehicles