Shipping your car across the country can leave you wondering about the safety of your vehicle on the road. If you are worried about exposing your vehicle to unexpected weather conditions, choose enclosed auto transport with PAL. Below, we’ll discuss the benefits of enclosed auto transport and how you can save time and money using Preowned Auto Logistics.
How Enclosed Auto Shipping Works
When shipping your car or motorcycle across long distances, there are two types of trailer transportation options: open and enclosed. Open transportation trailers are the kind we are familiar with seeing on the highway, loaded with cars. This type of shipping is a safe and cost-effective way to move your vehicle. Enclosed auto transport uses a sealed trailer to move the vehicles so that they are not exposed to the elements during transit. Many owners transporting motorcycles, sports cars, or luxury vehicles choose to use enclosed auto transport. It is available for anyone who wants to give their car an extra layer of protection during transportation.
Benefits of Using Enclosed Auto Shipping
Unlike open trailer transportation, enclosed auto shipping offers the highest level of protection for your vehicle. Your carrier will load your vehicle into a sealed transportation trailer to be completely protected from the elements. When you use an enclosed auto shipping service, you won’t have to worry about poor weather conditions affecting your vehicle during transportation.
Enclosed auto shipping is the safest way to move your car across the country for you and your vehicle. It is also a cost-effective alternative to driving your vehicle yourself, and it keeps your vehicle from depreciating due to added mileage or increased wear and tear.
If you have a specialty vehicle or an exotic sports car with low ground clearance, using an enclosed auto shipping service is the perfect way to move your vehicle. We make it easy to load and unload cars into the trailer for shipping whether the vehicle has low clearance, large tires, or other features that require accommodations.
What to Look for in an Enclosed Shipping Company
Choose an enclosed auto shipping company for moving your luxury vehicle or exotic sports car with a high level of insurance coverage. Additionally, you’ll need to consider how accommodating the company’s enclosed trailer is for your vehicle. If your car needs a lower clearance for loading or higher overhead clearance, ask your carrier how their trailer can make accommodations. The carrier you choose should be ready and willing to answer any questions about your vehicles’ transportation.
How to Prepare Your Car for Shipping
After you’ve found an enclosed auto shipping provider like Preowned Auto Logistics, gotten a quote, and settled on a pick-up and drop-off date, it’s time to get your car ready for transport.
Remove All Personal Items
Before pickup, you need to remove all of your personal items from the vehicle. This ensures that your car will not incur any interior damage in transit. Additionally, most auto shipping companies will require the vehicle to be empty before pick up.
Battery & Fuel
Your driver will need to load your car and unload it upon delivery, so be sure to have enough fuel in the tank for loading and unloading, but try not to ship it with a full tank. Be sure that your battery is charged before pick up to avoid further problems loading and unloading the car.
Check Tires & Test for Leaks
It’s essential to check your systems for leaks before transit and ensure all leaks are repaired. You should also fill up your tires before the car is loaded onto the trailer.
Why Should You Choose Preowned Auto Logistics?
Preowned Auto Logistics offers enclosed auto shipping services across the USA. We have facilities throughout the country to make it easy to find a location near you. You can easily drop off your vehicle at one of our locations whenever it’s convenient for you or request our door-to-door services. If this service is requested, we will pick up your automobile from your home and deliver it straight to your new place.
Our team of experienced auto transportation drivers have all been working in the industry for years and have clean driving records. Our team will provide you with regular updates about your vehicle’s progress and ensure your auto transport is easy and efficient.
Get The Best Rate on Enclosed Auto Shipping﹘ Request a Quote Today
Book your enclosed auto transportation with PAL, and you’ll have the peace of mind you need about your car’s safety while in transit. Give us a call at 877.542.1955 and receive a custom quote.
Q: What is the difference between open and enclosed auto transport?
A: Open auto transport utilizes an open trailer where the cars are exposed to the elements during transportation; often, these trailers hold eight vehicles or more. Enclosed auto transport provides a completely sealed trailer that holds 2-3 vehicles, and the cars are not exposed to the elements in transit.
Q: How much does enclosed auto shipping cost?
A: The average cost for enclosed auto shipping varies depending on the carrier and the distance, but it is generally between $1000-$1500. This price is approximately $400 more than open auto shipping.
Q: Why would I choose enclosed auto shipping over open auto shipping?
A: Enclosed auto shipping is recommended for luxury vehicles, vintage cars, exotic sports cars, and any vehicles that require a high level of insurance coverage.