Car Shipping Help

By Jeremiah Prewett

Here are a few things to keep in mind when looking for your next car transport company:

Make sure the car transport service you choose has the proper insurance coverage in case you have any damage to your vehicle

Do they have a background of good service and customer satisfaction? Visit website such as autoshipments dot com for a list of car transport companies and reviews to help you make your choice.

Confirm your auto transport company is bonded

Do they've a toll free number you can call

Are the sales agents knowledgeable and courtesy on the telephone?

Do they offer door to door services?

Always make sure the price they give you is the last cost and there are no concealed charges

Request at least a three day window for pick-up and delivery of your car or autos

Do they have a physical location address available at their website you can confirm

Numerous times shipping your car is economical with today's rising gas prices so you ought to always explore the option when you need to relocate your vehicle, truck or SUV. This also allows you to concentrate on your move and your family relieving you of stress of driving your vehicle.

Here are a few things to remember before shipping your car:

Insure your vehicle has no obvious fluid leaks.

Be sure that the battery is secure, has no leaks, and that the fluid levels are low enough to accommodate expansion.

Make sure that your car is clean enough to ensure an accurate pickup inspection.

Leave only about tank of gas in the car, as a full tank of gasoline adds a lot of pricey weight to the transport.

Disable or disconnect anti-theft devices or alarms.

There may be serious problems and unneeded costs if the driver is locked out or if the alarm goes off during the auto shipping process or the automobile transport.

Remove all individual belongings except standard car items such as jack and spar tire.

Take away after-market or not build-in radios, cassette decks, CD/DVD players and/or toll passes/tags and garage openers.

Secure or eliminate any loose parts or specialty items such as ground effects, spoilers, fog lights, bike racks, grill covers or wide mirrors, and lower or remove the antenna if possible.

Repair or seal any tears or open up seams on convertible tops to stop fast-moving air from causing further damage.

Make certain the radiator has adequate levels of fresh antifreeze and prepared for new climates.

Very slightly open one window to relieve pressure because of to temperature and elevation changes. This may allow for your vehicle(s) to breath and protect window(s) from blowing out due to the temperature and pressure changes during transport.

There are actually a large number of choices in today's market place however applying some prudence and asking the right questions will all but guarantee you a safe and reliable car relocation.

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