Door to Door Auto Transport
Door-to-door auto transport is the most convenient way to ship a car
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Why we’re America's most trusted door-to-door transport company
When it comes to car transportation, the most popular option by far is door to door auto transport. This is because it is the most convenient and affordable option available. This door to door auto transport option is available for both open and enclosed carriers.
What is door to door car shipping?
Door to door transport is the standard and affordable auto transport service for moving your car. Your car is conveniently picked up and delivered to your location. There are no extra fees for door to door transport service. It’s safe, secure and hassle free.
How does door to door auto transport work?
1. Get Door to Door Transport Quote
Find out the cost for door-to-door transportation by providing a few details. We’ll need your vehicle’s year, make and model, condition, and dates when your car is ready for transport.
When you book with us, we want to make sure that the price is clear. Our quotes are all inclusive. There are no hidden fees and no additional charges.
2. Vehicle Pickup
We will contact you a day prior to pickup and few hours ahead of time the day of. We’ll confirm someone is available to release the car and that the address provided is accessible for our large auto transport carrier.
At the time of pickup, you and the driver will inspect your vehicle for any pre-existing damages. If there are any damages, these will be noted on the Bill of Lading.
3. Vehicle Delivery
A few days later, depending on the route, you should expect delivery of your car. Again, we will call you a day prior to delivery and a few hours ahead of time the day of.
At the time of delivery, you and the driver will inspect your vehicle. If there any damages, these will be noted on the Bill of Lading and acknowledged by the driver prior to accepting. Once accepted, the remaining balance will be collected
What does door to door auto transport service really mean?
When door to door transport service is mentioned, it means that the auto transport services come to you. This service eliminates the hassle of having to drop off and then pickup your car at a terminal.
Keep in mind most auto transport trailers can carry anywhere from 6 to 9 cars, measure almost 100ft with their ramps extended, and weigh almost 80,000lbs. If your locations are inaccessible for trucks, drivers will look for a nearby more ample commercial location (Walmart, Home Depot, Target, Lowe’s etc.) where they can safely and legally park, load and unload your vehicle.
What are the benefits of door to door auto transport?
Convenience – There are many benefits of door to door auto transport service. One of the biggest benefits is customer convenience. Door to door transport eliminates stress of having to take or pickup your vehicle from a terminal. Instead, an auto shipping truck arrives at your location, you simply hand them your car and keys and off they go.
Standard – Unlike in the past where terminal to terminal shipping was the standard in the auto transport industry, door to door service is the new industry standard. All auto transport companies offer door to door transport as part of their service. There are no extra fees or additional charges for the service.
Safety – Another benefit is that door to door auto transport is safe and secure. When you choose door to door transport, you have the peace of mind that your car is in good hands. Carriers have lots of experience handling vehicles and take care of your vehicle like it is their own.
Why choose us for door to door service?
Nationwide United Auto Transport is a trusted and reliable door to door car shipping company. We have been in the auto transport business for over 15 years and have a 5-star rating on various review websites. We offer several auto shipping options including enclosed auto transport and expedited transport. Our door to door auto transport rates are all inclusive, always competitive and affordable. Our friendly staff is available 24/7 for any questions you may have regarding our door to door auto transport services process.
Prepare Your Vehicle for Door to Door Transport
It’s important to prepare your vehicle in advance for a door to door auto transport. Generally, auto transport companies will have a set of guidelines to follow so your vehicle is ready for shipping. But it’s still best to know what to do to prepare your vehicle:
1. Record Existing Damage: Wash your car and make a record of any existing damage to your vehicle. Take pictures around your car from different angles.
2. Remove Personal Items: Remove all personal belongings in the vehicle. By law, companies are not authorized to transport any personal items in vehicles during door to door auto transport.
3. Mechanical Inspection: Make sure your vehicle is in running condition. Perform an inspection of your car’s breaks, battery, tires and fluids.
No Trucks Allowed
By law trucks weighing over 6,000 lbs are prohibited access on residential streets. Residential streets are narrow in size and do not have the necessary space for trucks to safely maneuver in and out. There is also other restrictions that can jeopardize carrier safety which include overhanging trees, cul de sacs, parked vehicles, dead ends and so on.
Keep in mind, many car carriers are large 80ft (100ft with ramps extended) commercial trucks that require sufficient space to park, load and unload. In addition to their experience, drivers use commercial GPS’ to determine how close they can get to your location and what streets are accessible and inaccessible for their trucks.
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