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General Guidelines

  • Your vehicle must be operable. If it is not, additional fees or methods may apply.
  • You must advise us of any modifications made to your vehicle such as 4x4 lift kit, camper shell, vehicle lowered, etc.
  • Your vehicle may not exceed 7' in length and must have a minimum of 4" ground clearance to safely load and unload your vehicle.
  • We must have a working phone number where you may be reached throughout the duration of your vehicle relocation.
  • Your transit time may be up to 14 days, but averages 10-14 days.

  • Preparing Your Car For Shipment

  • Your vehicle must have no obvious fluid leaks.
  • Your battery must be secure in the mounting bracket.
  • The vehicle must be clean for inspection. A dirty vehicle decreases the ability to perform a quality inspection.
  • The gas tank must have a minimum of (1/8) tank of fuel, but no more than (1/4) tank of fuel.
  • All alarm systems must be disconnected, disabled, or turned off.
  • Radios, cassette decks or CD players not built in, car phones, and garage door openers should be removed from your vehicle.
  • E-Z pass must be removed.
  • All antennas must be fully retracted or removed.
  • All personal belongings must be removed. (except standard vehicle items such as the jack and spare tire).
  • All exterior spare tire covers, grill covers, or car covers should be removed.
  • Plants and hazardous materials are forbidden by law to be transported.
  • One set of ALL keys for the vehicle must be provided.
  • Non-permanent luggage racks, bike racks, or ski racks must be removed.
  • Your vehicle must be prepared for the new climate. This may include engine coolant, transmission oil, and other fluids.

  • Vehicle Inspection Requirements

  • You or your designated representative must be present for the inspection at the time of pick-up and delivery.
  • You or your designated representative must sign the bill of lading and condition report at both origin and destination.
  • You or your designated representatives are responsible for confirming your vehicle's condition. This must be done before the driver leaves the destination.

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