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How do you ship an expensive car?

How do you ship an expensive car?

Here you will learn the most important about shipping an expensive car. For instance, you will understand what type of auto transport carrier is suitable. We will also cover the question of insurance.

The auto transport world consists of two main types of carriers – open and enclosed. The two-level trucks loaded with several cars are the open type. Such carriers are the most common and an excellent choice for shipping any vehicle. However, they do not suit a luxury or classic automobile. Such cars require additional protection.

How do you ship an expensive car?

To ship any type of automobile that costs $50,000 or more, it is recommended to book a specialized enclosed carrier.

Enclosed carriers offer protection against dirt, road debris, and the whim of the elements. In other words – your car will arrive in the same pristine condition as when it was picked up.

Enclosed transport can further be divided in the following categories:

  • Single-car or two-car carrier – This type of transport is perfect if you do not want your car to share a trailer with other vehicles. Plus, it usually has a lot shorter waiting time. That makes it very convenient for many clients, though it is also more expensive.
  • Multi-car enclosed carrier – With this service, you can get a great balance between protection and cost. Nevertheless, you may have to wait a bit longer to schedule such carrier for your route, and for the carrier to be fully booked and on its way.

Both options are a great choice depending on your situation. If you want timely, white-glove service, no matter the cost, you should choose a single-car carrier. With that said, you can also cut down on the waiting time for our regular multi-car enclosed transport.

We offer expedited car shipping for clients who have a tighter schedule. Express delivery means the carrier will prioritize your vehicle for the selected route. Should you need more details, please call or chat with us online.

Is my vehicle insured when shipping it?

Yes, your vehicle is fully insured while being transported. We work with select number of reputable carriers who are required to have a valid insurance policy. Insurance does not cost extra. However, items stored inside the car are not covered by that insurance. That brings us to our final note.

How do you prepare an expensive car for shipping

To begin, we advise all our clients to remove all personal belongings from their vehicles prior to shipping. Make sure there are no dangling accessories either. Any freely moving items may end up causing damage to the interior of your car.

Next, have your vehicle cleaned inside and out so that the truck driver can inspect it properly. You will sign a bill of lading, noting the condition, in which the vehicle has been handed prior to shipping.

Corsia Logistics team will be happy to assist you now. We ship sports, luxury, and classic automobiles daily. Read our customer reviews online and request a quick quote online or call now. Thank you!

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Looking for a logistics company, to ship my car, from California to Illinois,my first search, then Corsia showed up, skeptical. Call and a very friendly secretary: Elena. She guided me through, I scheduled and as she explained, all when smooth as scheduled Very happy I did the right choice. I'll recommend this great Company to anyone that is thinking to relocate a vehicle. Thanks Corsia logistics for your honesty and professionalism!
Elizabeth Woodward
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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!
Carrol Tiffany
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Corsia has been amazing. Their prices are really competitive but more importantly their customer service has been 5-Star. Elena followed up with me every step of the way, making sure there was no miscommunication between me & the driver. We are using them to ship a 2nd vehicle & would not hesitate to use them again!
Tony Boyd
Definitely recommend
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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
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Top notch Transport - Porsche 997 Top notch! As easy and efficient as one could possibly imagine. Great customer service.. thank you Luke. Great prices. Check. Timely communications. Check. Clean transport trailer. Check. Supremely careful driver. Check. Timely arrival. Check. Don't mess around elsewhere, just call Corsica and feel confident your transports needs are going to be exceeded. My Porsche 911 rode like a Queen in her enclosed chariot. I've never needed a transport company before, and I surely will use them every time. Do yourself a favor, seriously. Call now.
Geet Mp Haryana
Reliable, efficient
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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.
Cay Liptak
Clean, efficient, wonderful
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Thanks, Corsia! Pickup was so clean, efficient, and wonderful -- my only recommendation is to make sure you schedule it during the day so you can fully review the car in the daylight. Drop off was equally wonderful, and the whole trip went down without a hitch (pun intended!). Seriously, Corsia delivered my Jeep from CT to California with no issues or bumps in the road!
Csaba Kovesdy
Truly positive experience
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Corsia Memphis to LA, mid-size SUV. I looked at 4 different companies amd Corsia was the most responsive of them. While being responsive, they were not unduly aggressive: when I indicated that I need to wait a month before making a decision they stopped contacting me and only came back with a reminder when I really needed it. Once I decided to engage Corsia they found me a transport within two days and the car was delivered (from Memphis to LA) in another two days. I had a truly positive experience.
Kelly Torres
Highly recommend
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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.
Amy Nelson
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Corsia was an excellent company to work with while I transferred my car across the US. A friend of mine suggested I use them as they had been very organized and trustworthy with her own car. I researched a few different place but decided to go with Corsia and I'm so glad I did! Any questions I had throughout the process they answered quickly and clearly. I would definitely use them again in the future and recommend them for others to use.