Transporting A Car from Texas
Many online car buyers have commented on the high number of used cars available in Texas, particularly SUVs and trucks. There are conspiracy theories that it is easy to wash Texas titles. However, it could simply be that there is a large inventory of used trucks and SUVs. Private sellers and dealerships realize they can make more by selling them out of state. Although I don't know why it is better to be safe than sorry. It is important to ensure you buy from a reliable dealer. You can also run a car history report using a third-party service such as Carfax.
Once you've done your research and found the vehicle you need to ship, the good news is we have a nationwide network of skilled shippers who can do the job professionally and at an affordable price.
Everything You Need to Know About Shipping a Car
It is important to be familiar with the basics of shipping cars from Texas, California, or other locations. These are:
Research car shipping companies
Look for companies that have experience shipping vehicles from Texas, and read reviews and ratings from previous customers.
Prepare your vehicle
Make sure your vehicle is in good condition and has enough fuel for the trip. You may also want to remove any personal items or valuables from the vehicle.
Schedule the pickup
Once you have chosen a shipping company, schedule a pickup date and time that works for you.
Choose the right transport method
Decide whether you want open or enclosed transport, and whether you want door-to-door or terminal-to-terminal service.
Track your vehicle
Most car shipping companies will provide you with a tracking number so you can track the location of your vehicle during transport.
Prepare for delivery
Once your vehicle arrives at its destination, inspect it for any damages and make sure everything is in order before accepting the delivery.
Before signing, make sure to carefully review your contracts and quotes.
Check that there are no omissions in terms and addresses. Double-check zip codes to verify delivery and pick-up addresses. Never pay upfront and trust verbal agreements. The shipper will not be contacted again and you will have to deal with them only at the delivery. Avoid surprises by getting clear written quotes with no surcharges.
Take into account the weather conditions and plan accordingly.
Extreme weather conditions can cause damage to cars during transport, even though it is very rare. It would be disappointing to receive your car only to discover that it has been damaged. If you are worried about the weather, a closed carrier is best. It costs more but can sometimes be worth it.
The shipping distance is not the only factor that will affect your final price.
Flexibility in terms of dates can help you save money. The cost of delivery and shipping can also be affected by the distance between the locations. Delivery will be more expensive if the driver must navigate narrow roads and winding roads.
You can ship a car from Texas, or anywhere else in the US. If you have any questions, give us a shout or request an online quote.