First Time Auto Transport
These are the general guidelines and industry standard answers for the most common auto transport questions. If you have more specific questions, feel free to call us. We want to make sure that your transporting experience is the very best.
First of all, take a deep breath and know that thousands of people ship their vehicle every month. We know that moving your car can be a very stressful time, especially if it is your first time. We want to equip you with the knowledge and confidence you need to get your car from point A to point B. We are confident that our fast, safe, and painless process will work for you like it has many others.
Your first step to shipping your vehicle the right way is easy - fill out our online quote form. At VLP Transport we offer immediate price quoting, which gives you an instant price quote when you enter your basic vehicle shipping information. We also have a very helpful and informed staff that will help make your vehicle transport a breeze. With one click, you are well on your way to a successful vehicle move. If the internet is your thing, we have a convenient phone staff available to get your order set up and answer any Alaska auto moving questions that you may have. Simply call 888-936-7857.
Once you have been contacted by a transport companies, you should do some research of your own. This will help ensure that the shipping of your car goes smoothly. Take time to call the car shipping company and make an informed decision based upon their reputation and the customer service skills over the phone. Definitely “Google” their name and see what other customers say about their experience with the Auto moving company.
You may even want to call the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hotline at (888) 368-7238. They can give you a brief history of license and insurance record; as well as any complaints have been made about the car shipping company. Whatever you do, seriously consider all your moving options.
Now lets talk about cost. You may be pleasantly surprised that the transporting of your vehicle is more affordable now than ever. A lot of factors go into your auto transport pricing; the origin and destination, vehicle size, the level of service desired, regional weather, gas prices, shipping distance and shipping time, to name a few.
It doesn’t take long to realize that your auto transport prices varies from auto moving company to auto moving company. Make sure you do not fall into the trap that many people fall into – book the cheapest because it’s the cheapest. In this industry, price may not equal value. For example, there may be a reason why they are less expensive; they may cut corners on insurance other mandated paperwork and permits. It may not seem like $100-200 is a big deal, but in the unlikely event of an accident or damage to your vehicle during transport, their lack of proper insurance or other permits can come back to haunt you…all to save a couple hundred dollars.
At VLP Transport we offer immediate price quoting, which gives you an instant price quote when you enter your basic vehicle shipping information. We also have a very helpful and informed staff that will help make your first vehicle transport a breeze.
With one click, you are well on your way to a successful first vehicle move. If the internet is your thing, we have a convenient phone staff available to get your order set up and answer any auto moving questions that you may have. Simply call 888-936-7857.