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You will see your auto shipping quote in less then 30 seconds with our price calculator, and find out when your vehicle can be picked up.
Use our auto transport calculator to find out. We strive to provide the lowest possible price to move your vehicle within a reasonable amount of time. Our pricing experts consider not only supply and demand and diesel fuel rates, but also provide special discounts for popular transport routes and seasonal backhaul routes.
The good news is the trucks travel about 400 miles per day. American Auto Shipping provides online tracking of your vehicles shipment 24/7.
Yes, using our 10 car open carriers, we allow you to have 100 pounds of personal items in the trunk of your car or cargo area of your truck/SUV while it's being transported. If you ship your vehicle in an enclosed carrier you can pack it full!
Concierge transport services are the services that we offer at no extra cost to our customers. These services include:
  • A free car wash inside and out after your car has been delivered.
  • Free rental car if it takes longer than 14 days from pickup to delivery.
  • Your own personal concierge that will be with you from the quote process until delivery.

Auto Shipping FAQ: How Luxury Cars are Shipped

closeup-car-enclosed-trailerMany vehicles that car transporters ship are luxury vehicles, i.e. vehicles that are expensive, high-end and prone to expensive repairs and parts should anything happen to them.

It’s no surprise, then, that people that are looking to get their luxury vehicles from one end of the country to the other would want to ship them instead of drive them, but many people have never shipped a vehicle before and don’t even know where to start.

This is why we’ve come up with this helpful blog post that will try to answer the question of how luxury cars are shipped and what you can expect when shipping yours.

The most common way that luxury cars are shipped is via enclosed transportation services. Enclosed transportation is key in keeping the condition of the vehicle pristine, particularly if it is a luxury car worth six figures.

Most vehicles are shipped on an open auto transport truck, which means that they are exposed to the elements that the truck itself will be exposed to, including wind, rain, sunshine, wintry weather conditions in areas, as well as things such as bugs, road debris, dust and rocks.

Most vehicles will be able to handle the rigors of the road just fine, as they are built to handle the rigors of the road on a daily basis. Luxury vehicles…well, not so much.

This is why luxury cars are almost always shipped on an enclosed carrier. It’s a bit more expensive, mainly due to the fact that enclosed carriers serve a more niche part of the industry than their open counterparts, which means they ship fewer cars and thus need to charge more per vehicle to maintain their bottom line.

On the whole the price of enclosed transportation services for a luxury vehicle will range anywhere from 25-125% over the cost of open transport; it depends a lot on the route, its popularity and the company in question.

If you are interested in shipping a vehicle via an enclosed carrier, or just want to know the difference in price, you can fill out our free auto transport quote request form and select the option for enclosed quotes only. Once the form is submitted, you’ll get a free quote to ship your vehicle right away. If you have questions about our services, or simply need some help getting a quote, give us a call any time at 800-930-7417 toll-free to speak to a live agent.

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