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Alaska Auto Transport

Are you planning to ship a vehicle to Alaska? With all online auto shipping companies, this can be an unsettling task. We have a solution for you. Our shipping partners have hundreds of trucks in the Last Frontier, Alaska. We specialize in providing you with the lowest rates for shipping your truck or car. Simply complete the form or call 1-866-446-9143. You will receive 10 free quotes from different vehicle transport companies to help you secure a low rate and a delivery/pickup schedule that works for you. All the transport companies we work with have trucks in all the cities and towns in Alaska including Petersburg, Kenai, Bethel, Big Lake, and Valdez, several times a week. We verify each vehicle shipping courier to ensure they are properly insured, licensed and bonded through the US Department of Transportation. We diligently check their history to ensure they have a safe driving record and the experience to ensure your auto arrives in good condition and on time. Listed below are a few of the Alaska auto shipments recently completed by our partners.

  • 2010 Pontiac G6, Juneau, AK to Indianapolis, IN
  • 2013 BMW 1-Series, Sitka, AK to Nashville, TN
  • 2014 Kia Rio, Fairbanks, AK to Chicago, IL
  • 2014 Honda Pilot, College, AK to Philadelphia, PA
  • 2019 Ford Taurus, Knik-Fairview, AK to San Francisco, CA
  • 2017 Dodge Viper, Anchorage, AK to Fort Worth, TX
  • 2013 Ford F-Series, Badger, AK to Austin, TX
  • 1998 Isuzu Trooper, Wasilla, AK to San Diego, CA
  • 2015 Kia Optima, Tanaina, AK to Charlotte, NC

Alaska Auto Transport Rates

One of the biggest factors in the cost of your auto transport is selecting open or enclosed transport. Auto dealerships safely receive vehicles every day on open car trailers. To save money we highly recommend this option, unless of course you are shipping an irreplaceable luxury, high end sports car, or antique vehicle. Other factors that impact shipping cost include the size, weight and type of car or truck. The body type such as full-size car, off-road vehicle, full-size crossover, mid-size car, sports coupe, and compact car you are shipping can also affect your shipping cost. Usually the larger the vehicle the higher the shipping rate. If your vehicle has any non-standard accessories that have altered its dimensions they can also increase the cost of shipping. Below are some of the accessories that can increase cost.

  • Side steps
  • Nerf bars
  • Over sized tires
  • Trailer hitch
  • Running lights
  • Front bumper guards
  • Grill guards
  • Running boards
  • 4 wheel drive

Alaska auto transport rates are calculated per mile and these rates change depending on the cost of fuel. Often you can find a lower rate by driving your vehicle to a shipping terminal and picking the vehicle up at another shipping terminal near your delivery address. Terminal to terminal service can save you a lot of money but if you need or prefer the convenience of door to door service make sure that your pick-up and drop-off locations are both accessible by a full-sized semi-tractor trailer. If the car or truck you are transporting is not operational this will significantly increase your rate. You must inform the shipping company if your auto is inoperable. The time of year also affects the rates of the auto transport shipping carriers, summer is high season and the rates are increased. The method of payment you choose to use for your vehicle delivery can sometimes affect your rate and some companies prefer COD. Most carriers accept COD and credit cards. Please check with the company first if you desire to pay with a check.

Quick Auto Transport Rates Guide

  • Pick-up Location - Minor Impact
  • Vehicle Size - Moderate Imapct
  • Vehicle Accessories - Moderate Imapct
  • Multiple Vehciles- Moderate Impact
  • Season - Moderate Imapct
  • Terminal to Terminal - Major Impact
  • Inoperable - Major Impact
  • Dropoff Location - Minor Impact
  • Fuel Cost - Moderate Imapct

Despite the above factors our affiliated carriers will work diligently to get you the lowest possible price for your Alaska auto shipping. Our associate partners always provide some of the best rates in the industry that will fulfil your requirements and remain within your budget. At no charge or obligation, you will receive 10 quotes from our trusted affiliated carriers. Give us the opportunity to exceed your expectations and get you your quotes today. Simply fill in the form and click on submit or call us at 1-866-446-9143 to get your quotes right now.

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Alaska Auto Shipping Process

Careful preparation is the most effective way to prevent any issues with your Alaska vehicle delivery. If your vehicle is inoperable or partially inoperable it can still be shipped although the extra logistics, time, and labor will be reflected in your rate. You MUST inform the carrier of any such defects BEFORE you arrange your shipping schedule. Typically a pick-up driver that arrives without prior knowledge that a vehicle is inoperative will refuse to take possession of that vehicle. Always verify that both your pickup and delivery addresses are accurate. Do not utilize your vehicle as a secondary shipping container. Weight is an important calculation in determining your rate and personal belongings are usually not insured. Also leave no more than a quarter tank of fuel in your vehicle.

When your car or truck is picked up you will be required to complete a bill of lading. It is very important to accurately complete this document. The driver and you will inspect your vehicle and document any damage to the vehicle, such as dents, broken windows, paint scratches, etc. Many drivers will take photos of any damage to protect themselves from false claims. When you or your authorized representative receives your auto at the drop-off location be sure that you, or they, carefully check the entire vehicle prior to signing the bill of lading. Failing to do this can make it very difficult if not impossible to receive compensation for any unfortunate damage. We carefully choose the best auto shipping carriers in the business but should any unexpected issue or problems come up you should definitely report them to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Keeping an open line of communication with your carrier or driver is the best thing you can do to assure a problem free auto shipping experience. Our Alaska auto transport partners will attempt to keep you informed throughout the entire transport process. Our partners typically deliver on-time, however occasionally situations created by road conditions, weather, or other traffic related delays are possible. Staying in contact with your driver will help reduce a lot of stress.

Shipping Impacts

When selecting door to door transport services, local road conditions can impact pickup and delivery times and locations. The majority of auto transports are accomplished by semi-trailers. Big rigs are difficult to maneuver on many roads and streets. Alaska has 31,618 miles of highways and streets with many rural roads and other road conditions that will prevent or limit access for tractor trailer trucks. If the pickup and/or drop off locations have any obstructions that could prevent the truck from accessing the location we recommend you select a different location. This can easily be accomplished by coordinating with the driver. Selecting a shopping plaza or other open area is usually best. Traffic can also impact pickup and/or drop-off schedules. We recommend you check road and traffic conditions for delays. Check here to find current traffic conditions in Alaska. Below are some of the road conditions to consider when selecting a pickup or drop-off location.

Pickup and Delivery Impacts Guide

  • Extreme grades
  • County road
  • Weight restricted bridges
  • Road construction
  • Narrow bridges
  • Dead end streets
  • Low hanging tree branches
  • Railroad tracks
  • Narrow Cul-de-sacs

Alaska has an average of only 61 sunny days per year. Winter weather in Alaska does interfere with delivery and pick-up schedules occasionally. In southern Alaska the weather is milder than other areas but still is very damp and rains often. The central areas have less precipitation but colder temperatures, while the northern areas to the Arctic circle are dry but also endure temperatures well below zero. Heavy winter snows can create delays in car delivery schedules. Northern Alaska has an annual average of 102 inches of snow and 21 inches of rain. Southeastern Alaska averages 100 inches of rain annually. Summer brings very moderate weather across south central and southern Alaska with long days, clear skies and temperatures climbing to the 60’s. Check the current Alaska Weather for any possible auto delivery delays.

It's your vehicle, we want to provide you the best shipping options at the lowest rates to ship your car or truck.  At autotransporterrates.com we continuously work to give you the service and respect you and your vehicle deserve. Complete the form on this page to receive free Alaska Auto Transport quotes or call us at 1-866-446-9143. And see when great our service is.