How much is it going to cost to ship my vehicle?
Below you will find an overview of the significant factors of how transporters come up with the price that they will quote you to move your vehicle.
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Key Factors That Determine Your Cost
- Distance & Milage Car carriers are lucky
to get 10 miles to one gallon of diesel fuel. Diesel fuel varies in
price like all fuels but prices are typically between $2.40 and $3.00
a gallon. Add in all the other per-mile costs like insurance,
driver salary, taxes and you can begin to calculate the variable
- Carrier Type Open car carriers are the standard form of auto transport. If you choose to use the more
premium enclosed carrier your price will typically increase $200 to $500.
- Location Special Factors Most companies
specialize in door-to-door service, or as close to your door as a large
car carrier can get. In some cases getting close to your door may
incur significant additional costs due to toll roads and/or the
general hassle associated with getting to some locations. Two places
in particular are Long Island in New York and San Francisco,
With Long Island tolls and traffic can add $150 to $250 to your
transport cost. In San Francisco some carriers are flat out unable to
travel on some of the steep hills leading to costs to transfer the
vehicle to a smaller carrier or towing company.
- Vehicle Condition and Value For
non-running vehicles you will incur an inoperable charge. This is a fee
to winch or push a vehicle onto a truck. Inoperable vehicles will
often cost an addition $150 to $300. You may also be charged additional
fees if you have a collectors car or custom car with excessive value
or special needs. All of these factors should be mentioned to your
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