How much does it cost to ship a car from Main to Florida?
Several variables decide the final cost. Vehicle make and model, together with the distance set the base price for shipping. Then the choice of carrier type enters the equation. Shipping a non-running car drives the price up due to additional equipment. Remote areas of the country also cost more. However, current supply and demand decides the final price.
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Corsia rep (Elena) was very proactive. Helped ship a car from CA to GA. She checked in with me via email quote and several phone calls to find me the best possible quote for the fastest available service. After several communications, Corsia was able to schedule a vehicle pickup the next day. The driver communicated well, and the vehicle arrived in final destination faster than we expected in perfect condition. I highly recommend using Corsia's reliable, efficient service.
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High five's all around! Corsia was highly recommended by a friend in the automobile industry. We needed to transport a cargo van from Seattle to Florida. We contacted Corsia who quickly arranged transport within just a few days. Communication was outstanding! Just a few email confirmations and we were all set. Mike was great and arrived right on time and delivered to Florida on schedule. Tip-avoid the hornets nest of auto brokers on line and just contact Corsia for a truly great experience!
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Working with Corsia Logistics was a great experience. Working with Corsia Logistics was wonderful. They were able to find a driver right away to transport our car. They were in constant communication as to when the car was getting picked up and dropped off. The driver also communicated with me as to when he would arrive. I would highly recommend Corsia Logistics.
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I have recently used Corsia for long time family car with sentimental value that was moved I have recently used Corsia for shipment of my vehicle from Oregon to Arizona by recommendation from other family member who also used Corsia in the past. I am very pleased on the service and the communication throughout shipment. Ken was my direct contact and kept me informed along the move The car was picked up and delivered as communicated. I did use a enclosed mover and the driver was also clean cut professional and treated car as his own. I would definitely recommend Corsia again with the experience I have had. Thank you. T
How long does it take to ship a car from Main to Florida?
Shipping a car from Main to Florida takes about 5 to 7 days. Various factors could affect the shipping times and this means that shipping time is always an estimate. Open auto transport is usually faster and cheaper due to high availability.
What services does CORSIA offer?
Corsia Logistics provides the following car shipping services:
by carrier type: open and enclosed trailer
by time frame: standard and expedited delivery
Choosing a carrier type really depends on the type of vehicle you need to ship. Standard everyday sedans, such as your Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla usually go on an open-air trailer. If you need to ship a high-end sports or luxury automobile, or any classic vehicle you should choose enclosed trailer.
Standard car shipping means that a carrier will pick up your vehicle within few days. Delivery, in this case would be 5-7 days. However, please keep in mind that all dates and times are only estimates.
Expedited delivery could guarantee that your car is picked up or delivered on or by a specified date and time.
Open auto transport is the standard solution. It is faster and cheaper. Open carriers are readily available and this makes them efficient and preferred by private customers and businesses alike.
Enclosed auto transport is a preferred solution for sports and high-end automobiles. It offers complete protection from weather and road elements. However, it could take a bit longer to book and schedule. It is more expensive as well.
What documents do I need when shipping a car?
Domestic transport is easy. When shipping a car from Main to Florida, you or someone on your behalf must release the vehicle to the carrier at pick-up.
The person at pick-up will also need to sign a Bill of Lading (BOL). The BOL is a receipt and an inspection report. When the carrier inspects the car you need to check with that all existing damages are marked before you sign. Never sign a blank or incomplete document.
Moving to Florida is a great choice!
Are you still indecisive about your relocation to Florida? Don’t worry, we’ve collected the most important things you need to know about the state. They may nudge you in the right direction. Just read on!
You already know that Florida is the Sunshine state. But if you haven’t lived down there, you can’t truly grasp the meaning of that. It’s warm throughout the year, but the summers are especially hot and humid. It’s why northerners prefer it mainly as their snowbird’s nesting place.
That’s another thing. A lot of people go down there for the winter. At first it can be a bit strange to see how many folks are not permanent residents. But that’s great! If you are planning to become a snowbird, you can socialize with them.
It is good to know that there are established snowbirds communities. Florida is actually the number one US destination for that. You can find these communities online and ask them any questions you may have about the entire deal.
Even if you are moving to Florida as a permanent resident, you can still find valuable information within the mentioned communities. Plus, you can find new friends and meet different people all year round.
But the weather and the people it attracts are not the only notable things about Florida.
- No state income tax – You pay taxes only if you are resident of the state.
- Not taxing pension income.
- State sales tax rate is 6.8%.
- Local taxes vary by country between 6 – 7%.
- Gasoline tax is 53.4 cents/gallon.
- Reasonable Property taxes – Counties in Florida collect an average of 0.97% of a property’s assessed fair market value
- Real estate prices – not the lowest, but still fair; median sales price $165,000
- The biggest benefit is the year around warm weather. Yet the summers could be very hot and humid. That’s why it’s great to make Florida a snowbird home state only!
- Snowbirds in Florida certainly have great opportunities to meet other escapees. Florida has been the number one snowbirds destination in the US for long time. This is a precedent for well developed snowbirds communities meaning there are varieties of social opportunities for snowbirds in Florida.
- Being outside in Florida is pretty much limited to being by the ocean and enjoying the sun and the breeze. If you are an outdoor person, you won’t find much of a variety in outdoor activities. Besides the sunny beaches, there isn’t much to do in Florida, but you can still find parks.
Many people like the state for its tax rates. That’s because most of them are among the more reasonable in the US. For example, you don’t have to pay state taxes if you are not a resident of the state. Perhaps that’s a reason why snowbirds enjoy it. And the pension income is not taxed either.
Furthermore, the sales tax rate is 6.8%, which is way less than what you’d see on the west coast. Local taxes vary between 6 – 7% as well. All in all, Florida’s taxes are reasonable. And while the real estate prices are not the lowest, they are still fair and you can find great options there.
Are you now convinced that Florida is the state for you? If you have more questions, you can visit our How It Works section. We are also available for call or email every day. Do not forget that you can also request a car shipping quote online. We are here to discuss your needs and help you ship your vehicle.
Piece of advice for a peace of mind – do not drive across the country.
Driving a vehicle all the way from Maine to Florida means embarking on a cross-country trip. In most cases this means you will be driving for at least two days. The cost to ship a car from Maine to Florida could be anywhere from $800 to $1000 or more, depending on the car’s make and model, modifications, and the type of transport and moreover seasonality. Open auto transport is cheaper than enclosed. Seasonality, such as snowbirds season also affects the auto transport cost. During the snowbirds season car shipping prices go up due to the high volume of people moving to the Southern states. This creates high demand for auto transport services and the prices go up.
The average vehicle transport rate will vary by company. Our advice is to not be lured by low prices, especially in snowbirds season. Some auto transport companies often low ball the price and then later ask for more money. Others, unfortunately, charge more due to various reasons, so look for a reasonable amount, for a realistic price that will ship your vehicle. Take the time to research and talk to the company. You can read customer testimonials, but always make sure you call and ask questions.
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