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Car Shipping for College Move-Ins

Car Shipping for College Move-Ins

Whether you’re moving across the country for college or helping your kid move back for the semester, Preowned Auto Logistics is perfect for taking some of the stress out of this busy time in your life. Check out our services for car shipping for college move-ins.

When Should You Book Car Shipping for College Move-Ins?

Because the majority of college move-ins happen in August, you’ll want to schedule your move far in advance. This will give our team plenty of time to arrange for the perfect carrier for your vehicle. You’ll even qualify for discounts when you book your shipping so far in advance.

Preowned Auto Logistics can make accommodations for last-minute shipments, but they are more expensive and there is less flexibility.

What is the Busy Season for College Move-Ins

The busy season for college move-ins are the months of August and September. We often have a lot of college students’ cars to ship, and this also happens to be the time for a lot of corporate relocations and other car shipments. We recommend booking your shipment as far out as possible, even up to a year ahead of time. Booking so far out gives our team ample time to arrange for the perfect truck and driver to handle your delivery.

Is Shipping Your Car the Best Option for College Students?


Any time you drive your vehicle you run the risk of encountering dangers on the road. These risks include reckless drivers, debris, animals, and poor weather conditions that can all lead to an increased risk of an accident. When you ship your car with us, our team of professional drivers will take extra care to ensure your car arrives in pristine condition every time.

Additionally, shipping the car is the safest for your student during move-in because it ensures everyone arrives safe and sound.


Depending on how far away the university is from home, you stand a fair chance to save a lot of money shipping your car as opposed to driving. Whenever you drive long distances, you’ll need to budget for fuel, lodging, and food in addition to unexpected expenses like detours, tolls, and more.

Tips for Arranging for Car Delivery on Campus

Call the Campus

The best way to arrange for your vehicle’s delivery on campus is just to call. Preowned Auto Logistics has worked with countless campuses to ensure that students get their vehicles. Your driver and our logistics team will be happy to arrange a place for you to receive your car – just call!

Know the Dimensions of the Truck

Although this step isn’t necessary when shipping your car with Preowned Auto Logistics, it can help if you need to change the delivery location. Most of our carriers are 84 feet long and 13-and-a-half feet tall, which is within the safety standards for all transportation vehicles.

Get The Best Rate on Car Shipping for College Move-Ins﹘ Request a Quote Today

Start planning the auto transport for your college move-in for August and September today! Give us a call at 877.542.1955 and receive a custom quote for your auto transport needs.

Customer Reviews

“Working with Lisa Silva you are Professionalism, great communication, reliable and always on top of customer service. Friendly, courteous, and caring staff make it so easy to ship your vehicle door to door and you are kept informed of the process along the way. Lisa is Hands down the best!!”

– Marcus Lopes

“PreOwned Auto Logistics shipped my car from MA to FL. If you need a car shipped this is the place to call.  From start to finish I felt I was taken care of. Lisa was wonderful, giving my the full no-nonsense firm pricing and details of what would take place. Turn around time for pick up and delivery was fantastic. Once the car was picked up, the driver was in communication giving me his ETA.  It is without hesitation that I would highly recommend PreOwned Auto Logistics.”

– Susan Gallant

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