Given the sheer number of people that live in these two states combined with the mild weather both states enjoy, people are shipping a lot of cars from California to Texas (and from Texas to California) all year long. This is one of the most popular car shipping routes west of the Mississippi. On paper, it looks like Texas is just a “stone’s throw” from California. At first glance, people are tempted to just drive their cars from California to Texas, but this route is much longer than it appears on a map! One of the shortest shipping routes from California to Texas is still over 700 miles and takes 11 hours to drive! It’s over 1,900 miles from Sacramento, CA to Houston, TX and it takes around 28 hours to drive. What you also don’t see on a map are the “obstacles” that are in between California and Texas. There are vast wilderness areas, forests, deserts, and parks to navigate. In short, if you drive this route you’ll have a lot of unnecessary wear and tear (and miles) put on your car. A car drive from California to Texas is a headache and stressful under the best conditions. This is why most people choose to ship their cars from California to Texas instead of driving their cars themselves. That’s where we come into the picture. We ship vehicles on this route all the time and we’ve been doing so for over 20 years. How Much Does it Cost to… Read more »
The best auto transport tips and advice! Whether you're a first time car shipping customer, or been using vehicle transport companies for years, get advice and tips regarding auto transport here!
When you are looking for cheap car transport, you have two general options: hire a company to do it for you, or do it yourself. We put together 12 tips on how to find cheap car shipping and we divided them into two categories. The first category has general tips to consider when hiring a car shipping company. The second category includes tips for people that want to go the DIY route.
If a truck has modifications we sometimes have to charge extra for them. Here is a list of truck modifications that we sometimes have to charge extra for.
COVID-19 changed the patterns of where people live and work. Those whose jobs allowed it left the cities. Working remotely, many found themselves with more time on their hands. Some decided to quit their jobs altogether, triggering what has now come to be called the “Great Resignation.” How has all this affected moving trends? This is the question we want to answer in this article, where we look at moving trends in the U.S. since COVID.
You got a great deal on a car from a Copart auto auction but now you’re wondering how much it costs to ship a car from Copart. We highlight the challenges of Copart transports and why they are getting more expensive to do these days.
On average, it will cost approximately $1,100 to ship a car from New York to Florida. Learn all about shipping a car between NY and FL here!
California and Texas are two of the most popular destinations for people relocating for work or simply to live. Auto transports between these states is constant all year long. In this article we tell you how much it costs to ship a car from Texas to California and how long it takes.
The vehicle condition report and bill of lading are very important documents when shipping a car. In fact, they’re the only documents required when shipping a car. Simply put, the vehicle condition report is a document that details the condition of the vehicle being transported. It is ultimately used to determine if damage occurred to the vehicle during the transport. The bill of lading is a receipt, or invoice, of the shipment. Find out how these documents come into play when you ship a car!
When customers ask about car shipping insurance, they are really asking about cargo insurance as this is the insurance that covers damage to the vehicle during transport. Whether you work with a broker or a carrier, you’ll want to know if the carrier’s cargo insurance is adequate to cover any potential damage to your vehicle during transport. You’ll also want to know how damage claims are handled.
If you’re just getting started on shipping your car, you’re probably going to be shopping around for car shipping quotes. At least we hope you are as we always encourage people to do their research and get different quotes so they have more confidence in what they’re doing when they’re ready to book a transport order. Here we outline four critical mistakes to avoid as you shop around for car shipping quotes. Avoiding these mistakes will save you a lot of time, hassle, and headache!