Tips for Shipping from a Dealership
More and more, people are going online to buy things. Whether those things are kitchenware, jewelry, technology, knick-knacks or anything else, buying online and having things shipped to you is getting easier and more prevalent.
Most major retailers nowadays have online options and some offer free shipping on expensive items, and the convenience of shopping from the comfort of your own home is often too good for people to pass up. It’s easier than ever, and it’s pervading everything, including buying a new or used car.
Yes, you can usually buy vehicles online and get your vehicle shipped from a dealership to your home. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your experience when you’re shipping from a dealership.
You want to make sure that whichever dealership you are working with to buy your car and ship it has all the information of it on-hand.
Things like the VIN number, the make and model and even the color of your vehicle can go a long way to ensuring that the vehicle you purchase is the one going onto the truck.
Vehicle transport fraud is rare, thankfully, especially nowadays when the internet helps keep everything in check. Car transporters will often make sure the VIN numbers match, especially when buying from a dealership. Many dealerships offer online discounts too – make sure to talk to the agent that is helping you buy your vehicle about it.
It can take time to get a vehicle at a dealership picked up, but it’s usually easier than getting a vehicle picked up outside your home.
The main reason as to why is the fact that carriers can usually pickup multiple vehicles at a dealership and get two or three cars shipped without having to go all over the city to pick them up.
The ability to co-load at a dealership helps them keep their prices lower and their pickup times faster, which is great news for you as it usually results in shorter transit times. This will depend on where you’re shipping from and to, but on the whole shipping from a dealership is usually going to be more cost-effective and faster for everyone involved.
If you are interested in shipping from a dealership, take a minute or two and fill out our free online auto shipping quote request form. It’s completely free from start to finish and will get you a free quote to ship your vehicle right away. We work only with top-rated carriers so you know you’ll be in good hands from start to finish. If you’d rather get a quote over the phone, have questions about our services, or would like to book an order, you can contact one of our live agents any time, day or night, by dialing us at 800-930-7417.