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Preparing your Vehicle for Transport


Total Car Shipping promises the most reliable auto shipping services possible no matter the job at hand, and we'll work with you throughout the entire process. You can, however, take a few extra steps to make sure that your shipment is set up to be as secure as possible, and be totally informed about the specifications of your cargo.

Personal Belongings

Always remember that while your car is insured at its full value, this may not be true with everything that you leave inside the vehicle during shipment. Leave only the items that need to remain in the interior during the journey, and don't exceed a value of 100 dollars, to ensure that you're covered for all possibilities.

Choosing Date and Time

Consider the timing you need for your delivery and discuss it with our customer service staff when you book Total Car Shipping for your logistics needs. The estimates that our representatives give to you regarding your specific shipment will be accurate, but if you should need to bump up the schedule, our team offers expedited shipping at the minimum extra cost.

Choosing the Right Pick-Up and Drop-Off Locations

Total Car Shipping won't ask you to transport your vehicle to any pick up or drop off locations; we do our business door-to-door. This will save you time, money and stress when ordering your pick-up and delivery.

Attachments and Add-Ons

If your car has any unusual qualities that may not be foreseen in the ordering process, take note of what these are. Most likely, add-ons and modifications such as a spoiler won't affect the shipping and handling process with your vehicle, but as a general rule, anything that causes it to be more difficult to load and ship may lead to additional charges.

Climate and Weather Preparation

If you are opting for open transport for your vehicle(s), be aware of changes in the weather that may present damage to your cargo. The expert team at Total Car Shipping's partner transport companies will do everything possible to prevent security concerns along the way, but weatherproofing or covering vulnerable parts of your vehicle may be optimum for security.