Auto Transport Blog

Auto Transport Blog

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How Gas Prices Are Set at Pumps All Over the Country

  The cost of crude oil is only part of the equation, as many other factors determine the final price. Heading to the gas pumps is often a painful experience with the national average price per gallon sitting at $3.166 during the summer of 2021. This rate is 97.8 cents higher than in the summer …

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Best Online Auctions to Buy a Car

If you are considering buying a car online, you have probably noticed that there are many online auctions that will allow you to buy a car and have it sent to your location with ease. This might seem like the dream answer to your online car buying needs, but there are some factors that not …

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5 Reasons You May Need Car Shipping

  Even if transporting a car isn’t on your mind right now, it could be in the future. Here are 5 reasons you could find yourself needing to ship an automobile.  Key Takeaways: Cross-country moves are a top reason people hire auto shippers Retirees are a high-risk group who may benefit from car shipping most …

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Tips On How to Avoid Auto Transport Scams

Auto transport scams are a sad reality for those who are looking for someone to transport their vehicle to a new location. There are already many factors that people need to consider when they are looking for the right auto transport company, so having to be on the lookout for scams can add yet more …

A flatbed tow truck with a classic car during the ship a non-running car process.

4 Steps to Ship a Non-Running Car

  It is possible to transport a car that isn’t running, but the process will be slightly different from usual. Shipping a car is typically a straightforward process. You begin by choosing a carrier, making the necessary arrangements, and bringing the car to wherever they are picking it up.  Your carrier will then drive the …

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The Many Benefits of Regular Oil Changes

  You might not need to change your oil every 3,000 miles anymore, but regularly scheduled oil changes are still a major maintenance and money saver. Key Takeaways: Oil changes are essential maintenance The 3000-mile rule shouldn’t be followed without question Oil changes avoid accidents and extra expense during car shipping The health and safety …

Man holding vehicle keys with car in background after the completion of a door-to-door car shipping transaction.

Your Guide to Door-to-Door Car Shipping

  While door-to-door shipping is convenient, there are a few quirks you should learn before you begin. As you go to ship your vehicle to another community, state, or country, you’ll notice there are multiple shipping options available.  For starters, you’ll have to choose between open, enclosed, or flatbed transport. The mode you select will …

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Car Trailer vs Dolly vs Car Transport. What Should I Consider?

Figuring out the right way to move your car to your new home can be stressful. There are often lots of variables that go into making this decision and you might not be sure about which options are going to be the best for your needs or the most cost-effective overall. Cost and convenience can …

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Should I Move Myself or Hire Professionals?

Moving can be stressful and there are many considerations and decisions that you have to make when you are planning your move. You might need to choose if you want to have help packing, or maybe you need to figure out what to keep and what to sell or give away. There are many small …

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5 Essential Tips for First-Time Car Shippers

  Shipping your car for the first time can be a nerve-wracking thought. Just 5 steps can make you more confident before signing up. Key Takeaways: Researching potential carriers is critical to success Shippers must be flexible on delivery dates You have several shipping options with associated pros and cons Vehicle prep is an essential …

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Things to Know About Car Transport Insurance

Insurance policies of all kinds can be confusing. There is a lot of jargon within the policy language and you might be worried that you will not understand what coverage you really need when you look into vehicle transport insurance. Car transport insurance is an important part of making sure that your car will be …

A couple on the side of the road dealing with a flat tire, one of the most common car issues you could experience.

5 Common Car Issues You Might Experience

  Even if you take good care of your vehicle, problems can arise at the worst possible moment. We’ve all had situations where our cars didn’t cooperate. Maybe you’re on vacation with your family, and the vehicle leaves you stranded on the side of the highway. Or, you could be late for work, and your …