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Arkansas Auto Transport
Need a vehicle delivered to or from Arkansas? With all the auto transport companies online it can be a confusing task. But you have found the solution. Our partner carriers have hundreds of trucks in the Natural State, Arkansas. We specialize in providing you with the best options and lowest rates for shipping your car or truck. By completing the form on this page or calling 1-866-446-9143 you will receive 10 free quotes from different shipping companies to help you secure a low rate and a shipping schedule that works for you. All the transport companies we work with have trucks in all parts of Arkansas including Bryant, Benton, Hope, West Memphis, and Batesville several times a week. We check every auto shipping company and verify they are fully insured, licensed and bonded through the US Department of Transportation. We also check their history to ensure they have safe driving records and the experience to make sure your auto arrives in good condition and on time. Below are some of the Arkansas car transports recently completed by our shipping associates.
- 2019 RAM 3500, Jonesboro, AR to Chicago, IL
- 2018 Honda Ridgeline, Springdale, AR to Jacksonville, FL
- 2005 Lincoln Aviator, Little Rock, AR to Seattle, WA
- 2013 BMW 1-Series, Conway, AR to San Jose, CA
- 1986 Acura Integra, Fort Smith, AR to Charlotte, NC
- 2016 Chrysler 300, Pine Bluff, AR to Boston, MA
- 2019 Nissan Pathfinder, Fayetteville, AR to Washington, D.C.
- 2018 Kia Niro, North Little Rock, AR to San Diego, CA
Arkansas Auto Transport Rates
Your shipping requirements can greatly increase or decrease the cost of having your vehicle shipped. You can save a lot by choosing open transport rather than enclosed. Auto dealerships safely receive vehicles every day from open car carrier 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 important cost factors include the size, weight, and type of car or truck. The body type such as convertible, pickup truck, hatchback, sports coupe, and off-road vehicle you are shipping can also impact your rate. Usually the larger the vehicle the higher the shipping cost. If your vehicle has any non-standard accessories that have altered the size of your vehicle they can also increase the cost of shipping. Below are some of the accessories that can increase cost.
- Trailer hitch
- Rear bumper guards
- Running lights
- Grill guards
- Extended side mirrors
Arkansas auto transport rates are calculated by the mile and rates change dependent upon the cost of fuel. Often you can save money by driving your vehicle to a shipping terminal and picking the vehicle up at another shipping terminal near your delivery address. This method can save you a lot of money but if you need or prefer door to door auto transport make sure that your pick-up and delivery locations are accessible by a full-size tractor trailer. You must inform the shipping company if your auto is inoperable. If the auto you are transporting is not operational this will significantly raise your rate. The time of year also affects the rates of shipping a vehicle, 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. Many companies prefer COD, but most carriers will also accept credit cards. Please check with the company first if you desire to pay with a check.
Quick Auto Transport Rates Guide
- Inoperable - Major Impact
- Shipping Schedule - Moderate Impact
- Open or Eclosed - Major Impact
- Fuel Cost - Moderate Impact
- Multiple Vehicles - Moderate Impact
- Vehicle Size - Moderate Impact
Regardless of the above factors, our associate partners will work to get you the lowest rate for your Arkansas car or truck transport. You will receive 10 free Arkansas auto shipping quotes from our partner carriers that will best coordinate to both your price range and delivery schedule. Our trusted partner’s quotes are always among the best rates you will find in the auto transport business. Let us exceed your expectations and get your quotes right now. Simply fill in the form or call us at 1-866-446-9143 to get started today.
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Arkansas Auto Shipping Process
The best way to avoid any problems with your Arkansas car shipping is by careful preparation. Remember that weight is important in calculating your rate. Do not use your vehicle as a method to ship other personal items and have only a quarter tank of gas or less in your vehicle at the time of pick up. Be sure that both your delivery and pick up addresses are correct. You can ship an inoperable vehicle, but it will be more expensive. Vehicles that are not steerable and/or do not have operable brakes will cost significantly more. You MUST inform the carrier of the vehicle's condition and be prepared to pay a higher rate. Many drivers will not transport an inoperable vehicle if they have not been first notified.
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 Arkansas 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.
When selecting door to door transport services, local road conditions can impact pickup and delivery times and locations. The majority of auto deliveries are accomplished by semi-trailers. Tractor trailers can be difficult to maneuver on many roads and streets. Arkansas has 209,159 miles of highways, interstates, and streets with many rural roads and other road conditions that will prevent or limit access for large trucks. If the pickup and/or drop off addresses have any obstructions that could prevent a large truck from accessing the location we recommend you choose a different location. This can easily be accomplished by coordinating with the driver. Selecting a shopping plaza or mall parking lot 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 Arkansas. Below are some of the road conditions to consider when selecting a pickup or drop-off location.
Pickup and Delivery Impacts Guide
- Low hanging phone cables
- Low overpasses
- Limited Access Avenues
- Narrow Cul-de-sacs
- One way streets
- County road
- Access hours
- Road construction
- Railroad tracks
Arkansas has an annual average of 218 sunny days per year and car shipping schedules are seldom delayed by weather. Although not on the Gulf Arkansas is close enough that the warm water in the Gulf of Mexico affects the state's weather. Events such as hurricanes can impact transport schedules. Summers are hot and humid and with mild winters, weather does not often create problems for auto shipping and car delivery services. Average summer temperatures are in the 80’s but highs in the 90’s are common in the central and southern areas. Winter lows drop into the 40’s and in the mountains of the west and north there occasionally are below freezing temperatures. The average annual rainfall in the state is 50 inches although the Ouachita Mountains often exceed 60 inches and do receive snow in the winter which, although uncommon, could change your vehicles delivery or pick-up time. Check the current Arkansas weather for any possible auto shipping 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 Arkansas Auto Transport quotes or call us at 1-866-446-91432. And see when great our service is.