Enclosed Auto Transport
What This Article Covers:
- About Enclosed Auto Transport
- Basics of Auto Transport
Enclosed Auto Transport
We offer you a few choices in transporting your vehicle. If you have any concerns about our standard method, then our Enclosed Auto Transport is the method you should choose.
VIP Auto Shipping carriers are custom built, hard sided and fully enclosed. Since we know that nearly every car is different in some sort of way, so our vehicle carriers are engineered with versatility and is capable to safely transport any vehicle – from a horseless carriage to a rare sports car.
Offering complete protection with our hard-sided, fully enclosed auto transport, your vehicle is completely protected from every hazard on the road, from dust to dirt, rocks and stormy weather. If you are moving a classic or collectors car, you won’t find a safer proven method to transport your vehicle than our enclosed auto transport service.
Basics of Auto Transport
There are 2 basic ways of shipping a vehicle. The first way is the standard – by Open Carrier. This is the most common way auto transporters move a vehicle. These are the trucks you see on the highway with a bunch of cars on a trailer with open tops and sides. Typically in the world of shipping vehicles, this is less expensive, but since the vehicles are exposed to the elements, they are at risk to certain types of damage. Debris such as rocks, tires, sand and salt (in the winter months) can do damage to any unprotected vehicles. Also, the weather needs to be considered, snow, sleet and especially hail. To hold these cars in place, a chain is placed on the frame of the car and connected to the trailer. In almost all cases, your car will arrive in the same condition it was picked up in.
The second basic type of Automobile Carrier is Enclosed Auto Transport – Enclosed transport is exactly what it sounds like; your vehicle is placed in a trailer that protects it from the elements and possible road debris. The best Moving carriers use what are called “soft ties” to connect your car to the trailer (rather than chaining it to the frame). Most enclosed Vehicle Movers companies offer first class “white glove” service; they may even put down floor mats to protect your carpets and interior. Be aware though, all this comes with a price, enclosed vehicle shipping can cost you anywhere from 75-100% more than using an open transport carrier.
Enclosed auto transport isn’t for everyone…if you have a classic, exotic or high-end luxury car, it can be well worth it. Make sure you do some research and check all your options so you can make the most informed decision.
This is why we at Vip Auto Shipping provide the highest standard of safety and security in the Enclosed Auto Transport industry. Whether you’re a dealer, manufacturer or individual, we offer the most technologically advanced Car Shipping Enclosed service available for your car’s journey door-to-door and from coast-to-coast.