California is one of the most desirable places to live in the US and many choose to move here. A lot of people ship cars to California across country. Thankfully for many of our customers, we are based out of Southern California so we have many transport truck drivers coming back and forth all the time. We have had a long lasting and close relationship with our truck drivers. Many of them run routes from the East Coast while others run routes up into Canada starting from California. We have many major cities where our truck drivers pass by including: Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Orange County, Riverside and many more. This helps reduce the cost of shipping a car to California.

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We Offer 3 Car Shipping Services:

Door to door car shipping to CaliforniaDoor-to-Door Car Shipping to California

Door to Door car shipping is optional. Upon receiving your quote, you can let us know where the car is to be shipped. We can ship a car to any house in California. Many people prefer this car shipping method because it doesn’t take up the whole day. The customer can sit at home and watch TV until the transport truck arrives. The picture to the right illustrates a typical home delivery in regular neighborhood. Home deliveries are by far the most efficient form of car transport for the customer. As long as there is ample room in the street, our transport truck drivers will not have a problem picking up or dropping off a car.

Station-to-Station Car Shipping to California

Using this service, the customer can opt to meet with the transport truck driver at a station. Normally in big cities there are large lots where truck drivers from many industries can rest. There are many trucker stations across the US. The cost of using the station-to-station service vs door-to-door comes to convenience. This service is normally used when the transport truck driver cannot easily deliver the car. Places like a large downtown, apartment complexes, and busy streets would use our station-to-station service.

Door-to-Station Car Shipping to California

Door to station (or vice versa) is a car shipping service we use to give our customers the option that best suits their needs. The pick up or delivery address is what determines whether or not a trucker station is used. Normally station pickups and drop-offs are used in high congested areas.Many times it is no cheaper than using door-to-door car shipping. When shipping a car to California, door to station delivery is commonly used in places like downtown Los Angeles.


California Car Shipping Methods

The cost of shipping a car to California varies depending on your time frame as well as the way you choose to ship your car.

open transport truckOpen Transport Truck

This is normally the cheaper method because we are able to fill up the transport trucks to max capacity. This helps reduce the fuel expenses by splitting up the cost among 9 to 10 cars. It is a very safe car shipping method. Many of our transport truck drivers, who ship cars to California and other states, run routes using an open transport truck like the one shown to the right. Also many car manufactures and dealerships use open transport trucks. It’s normally the most cost efficient. Types of car shipped using this method are sedans, minivans, and some luxury cars.

specialty car shipping to California

Enclosed Transport Truck – Customers who normally ship a car to California using an enclosed transport truck are shipping a specialty, exotic, or luxury car. This car shipping method is almost always more expensive than using an open transport truck. It does offer some advantages over the open transport truck method. Risk and vandalism are nearly eliminated. The car is not exposed to natures elements. Only 2 or 3 vehicles are inside the truck so it reduces the time to offload the vehicle.

The picture to your left clearly illustrates a specialty racing car being loaded onto a transport truck. Highly valuable vehicles are almost always shipped using the enclosed transport truck car shipping method.


Why to Choose Us Over the Competition

We are a 29 year old business and established in 1983. Our DOT License number is MC259571. It provides our proof from the Federal Government.

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