Auto Shipping to Orlando, Florida
Orlando is a city in Orange County, Florida, of which it is also the county seat. With a population of over 238,000 in the city proper, it is the fifth-largest city in the state of Florida and anchors a metropolitan area – Greater Orlando – of over 2.1 million.
Orlando is the largest inland city in the state of Florida, and Greater Orlando is the third-largest metropolitan area in the state as well. Orlando is surrounded by a number of different suburbs, many of them either unincorporated or incorporated as independent cities.
Like Miami, if all of these cities were grouped in with Orlando proper, the city’s population would likely be much higher, though having many surrounding independent cities does take the burden off of the city’s government, since those cities all govern themselves.
Orlando’s size and location make it a favorable area for car shipping to run routes in and out of, and it is also popular with customers, which tends to help keep prices lower during many times of the year. Many of Orlando’s outlying communities are also popular snowbird destinations, like many areas in Florida.
Snowbirds are customers that live in the northern states during the spring and summer, and during the fall and winter live down in more southern states (like birds, they migrate seasonally). Snowbirds can single-handedly drop prices on a route if there are enough people traveling along it, especially when loads get more scarce – winter is the traditional slow season for auto transport.
Florida is a popular snowbird destination because of its favorable climate. With virtually no snow year-round, and with many areas around Miami, Tampa and Orlando receiving a lot more sunshine during the winter than northern areas like New England, it’s not all that surprising that it is.
Orlando has quite a few snowbird retreats, including cities such as Winter Park, Maitland, Altamonte Springs and Apopka, among others. This increases the popularity of Orlando, and thus helps to keep prices lower. During the spring and summer prices may be increased, since more people are going out than in, and as such it’s something you should discuss with an auto transport representative, to get the most up-to-date and accurate information about transport to or from Orlando or any of the surrounding areas.
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