What do I need to know before shipping a car?

Things to Know Before Shipping Your Car

  • Do Your Homework. Research!
  • Ask Questions. …
  • Check Out Insurance. …
  • Book Early. …
  • Prep the Vehicle. …
  • Have the vehicle Inspected on Pickup and Delivery. …
  • Understanding shipping type Open vs. Enclosed.

Can I have a car I bought shipped to me?

After you arrange to purchase a particular car truck, you’ll need to find a car transport service to have the car shipped to you. You can find many companies that offer shipping services.

What is the best way to ship a car?

Open Carrier. An uncovered or open carrier will typically be the less expensive method to ship a car, but your vehicle will be susceptible to the elements and any debris that may fly in the path of the truck. A covered or enclosed auto transport gives you the most protection, but the average cost is roughly 60% more.