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California to Alabama Auto Shipping

Do you need to have a vehicle shipped from California to Alabama? Car shipping doesn’t need to be a difficult process. We have the solution you need right here. Save yourself the confusion of searching website after website. No matter what your situation we are associated with carriers that can accommodate any type of service you need. Open or enclosed transports, expedited deliveries, door to door pickup and delivery, and custom solutions. Our goal is to help you get the lowest possible rate from our trusted auto shippers. Just fill out our form and click on submit or give us a call at 1-866-446-9143 and you will receive 10 quotes from some of the best vehicle haulers in this industry. We check and verify the credentials of all our affiliated carriers. They are all fully insured, licensed and bonded as is required by the US Department of Transportation. We also check the safety records of our associates, so you know that you can trust them to safely deliver your vehicle in good condition and on time. We have partner carriers standing by in California including Bakersfield, Oakland, Chula Vista, Long Beach, Sacramento, and Fresno to deliver to Alabama. Below are some of the auto transport contracts recently completed by our shipping associates.

  • 2018 Acura TLX, San Bernardino, CA to Decatur, AL
  • 2016 Audi A6, Fremont, CA to Prattville, AL
  • 2011 BMW 335d, Fresno, CA to Birmingham, AL
  • 2015 Chevrolet Sonic, San Francisco, CA to Enterprise, AL
  • 2014 BMW 1-Series, Sacramento, CA to Auburn, AL
  • 2016 BMW Z4, Long Beach, CA to Vestavia Hills, AL
  • 2018 Nissan Sentra, San Diego, CA to Florence, AL
  • 2019 Ford Taurus, Stockton, CA to Alabaster, AL
  • 2015 Volkswagon Eos, Anaheim, CA to Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 2017 Mercedes GLS-Class, Santa Ana, CA to Hoover, AL

California to Alabama Car Shipping Rates

Your personal preferences can greatly reduce or add to the cost of your California to Alabama auto transport rates. Enclosed auto shipping fees are much higher than open transport. You can save time and money by utilizing freight terminals or car depots as opposed to door-to-door pick-up and delivery. Many factors are considered when calculating your rate; the body type, such as sub-compact car, full-size crossover, sedan, full-size car, full-size pickup, and mid-size crossover, the size, and weight, of the vehicle you are shipping. Consider any non-standard items on your vehicle that increase the length, width, or height, modifications that increase the size over a standard model may affect your rate, knowing the actual dimensions of your vehicle can help keep your quotes accurate. As listed below are some accessories that could affect your shipping rate.

  • Side steps
  • Rear bumper guards
  • Grill guards
  • Oversized antennas
  • Running lights
  • Extended side mirrors

If your vehicle is inoperable and you do not tell the shipper prior to the pick-up time the driver will most likely refuse to pick up your vehicle. Non-operational cars and trucks can be transported but they greatly increase the labor and time required for the driver to load and unload them which will increase your rate. Current fuel prices are a factor used in determining the rate you get. Seasonal rate changes are not something you can control unless timing is not important, summer is high season for the car shipping industry and rates are at their highest. Your method of payment might be able to save you some money on your rate, as most drivers prefer cash upon delivery, they may offer a discount for COD. Normally they will also take credit or debit cards but remember to contact your auto shipping company before the scheduled delivery date if you intend to try and pay by check.

Quick Auto Transport Rates Guide

  • Multiple Vehicles - Moderate Impact
  • Season - Moderate Impact
  • Terminal to Terminal - Major Impact
  • Shipping Schedule - Moderate Impact
  • Door to Door - Major Impact
  • Pick-up Location - Minor Impact
  • Inoperable - Major Impact
  • Dropoff Location - Minor Impact
  • Vehicle Accessories - Moderate Impact
  • Fuel Cost - Moderate Impact
  • Vehicle Size - Moderate Impact
  • Open or Enclosed - Major Impact

Why Choose Us For Your Car Transport

With so many carriers online, why choose us? We save you time, we save you money, and we alleviate all the frustration from your car shipping process. We provide everyone 10 California to Alabama auto transport quotes for your auto delivery. When you get your quotes from us our trusted associates know that they must compete for your business and thus offer the lowest rates possible.

Our trusted partners are all fully licensed, bonded, and insured. You can verify this information for yourself by checking with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The Better Business Bureau is another source of information about our partner companies. Receive your ten California to Alabama auto shipping quotes by simply filling in our form and submitting or call us at 1-866-446-9143 today.

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Shipping Process

If possible, it is a good idea to take some time to plan for your auto transport. Save time by having us get you 10 California to Alabama auto shipping quotes from our associated partner companies. Next, you should review your quotes and then contact the shippers by phone to compare the services they are offering. After picking the carrier you will use, carefully read the shippers information and guidelines.

Have your tire pressure, oil, and fluids checked and filled to the correct levels, delivery delays can be prevented when carrier drivers have vehicles that are all in good operating conditions. If your shipping route could include cold or winter conditions be sure to have your antifreeze checked, vehicles that become disabled during shipping can create delays and pay higher rates. Verify that you have a spare set of keys for your vehicle, DOT guidelines require that you keep a spare set in your possession.

Remove all personal belongings from the vehicle. You cannot use your vehicle as a container for shipping personal belongings. Weight is a major factor in your cost and any personal belongings will not typically be covered by the shipper’s insurance. Remove any antennas that don’t automatically retract and any non-standard accessories that could be damaged, also any other items that stick out from your vehicle should be removed as a precaution to prevent any possible damage. Washing your vehicle and cleaning the interior prior to your scheduled pick-up time will make the inspection process simpler and faster; you will be carefully inspecting your vehicle with the driver at your pick-up location. If your vehicles exterior mirrors can be folded do this to protect them. Again, any items that stick out on your vehicle should be reduced if possible as a precaution against any possible damage. Disable any anti-theft or alarm devices your vehicle may have. An activated alarm could drain your vehicle's battery which could increase the time and labor for your auto shipping. Be sure to inform the shipper if there are any quirks or oddities to operate your vehicle. Your vehicle may be transferred from one position to another on the transport trailer depending upon other pickups and drop-offs and the driver needs to know if there are any oddities in operating your vehicle.

Shipping Impacts

Inclement weather occasionally impacts California to Alabama auto transport schedules by delaying pick-up or delivery times. During hurricane season the southeastern seaboard and the Gulf states can receive heavy rainfall and winds, to include hurricanes, delays are sometimes unavoidable. Floods can also impact car shipping pick-up and delivery schedules. Check for any possible weather-related delays in California and Alabama.

There are other road conditions that occasionally impact car shipping pick-up and delivery times. For example, the western states have been seeing longer fire seasons with more fires that can close highways and roads. Road construction, detours, and traffic jams can also impact the scheduled pick-up and delivery times of your vehicle. Check for any possible traffic-related delays for California and Alabama. The driver of your car hauler will not enter any area that he or she deems unsafe, such as neighborhoods with low tree branches that could damage vehicles on the upper deck, or residential areas that have posted signs stating no commercial traffic is allowed. See below for some other things that can affect vehicle pick-up and delivery schedules.

  • Road construction
  • Low hanging tree branches
  • Weight restricted bridges
  • Railroad tracks
  • Dead end streets
  • Narrow bridges
  • Access hours
  • One way streets
  • Low overpasses
  • Low hanging phone cables
  • Narrow Cul-de-sacs
  • Limited Access Avenues

California to Alabama Student Auto Transport

Do you have a family member leaving home for the first time for college? Are you worried about the many long stretches of road and traffic near large cities they will be traveling through? Rather than worrying about your son or daughters limited over the road driving skills you could have their auto delivered by a professional driver. Their vehicle can be delivered directly to the student’s dorm or too any convenient location of their choice rather than you having to worry about their road trip to or from college. To receive 10 California to Alabama accurate quotes for your student’s auto shipping simply complete and submit the form on this page or call us at 1-866-446-9143 today. Following are some of our recent student auto transport deliveries.

  • 2013 Volvo C70, Fresno, CA to Auburn University, AL
  • 2014 BMW 1-Series, Fremont, CA to University of Montevallo, AL
  • 2017 Dodge Viper, Bakersfield, CA to University of Montevallo, AL
  • 2018 Dodge Durango, Anaheim, CA to Tuskegee University, AL
  • 2014 Hyundai Veloster, San Diego, CA to University of South Alabama, AL
  • 2018 Chevrolet Trax, San Jose, CA to University of Mobile, AL
  • 2018 Buick Cascada, San Francisco, CA to Jacksonville State University, AL
  • 2006 Mitsubishi Montero, Modesto, CA to University of North Alabama, AL
  • 2005 Audi Quattro, Chula Vista, CA to Troy University, AL
  • 2017 Acura RLX, San Bernardino, CA to Alabama State University, AL

California to Alabama Military Auto Shipping

Do you have a PCS or ETS coming up? We understand that your PCS can be stressful for you and your family members. Let us alleviate some of the stress by saving you money on your POV shipping. Most of our affiliated partners offer a discount to members of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Many of these carriers also offer overseas POV shipping. Be sure to ask about the military discount that most of our partners offer, we will get you 10 free quotes. Simply fill in our form and click submit or call or us at 1-866-446-9143 today. Below are some of our recently completed Military Auto Transport fulfillments.

  • 2018 Acura NSX, Los Angeles AFB, CA to HQ CO, ISB, Mobile, AL
  • 2011 Honda Element, NAF El Centro, CA to Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • 2019 Kia Forte, Camp Roberts ARNG, CA to BTRY K 2nd BN 14th MAR REGT, Huntsville, AL
  • 2016 GMC Terrain, NB Ventura County, CA to Navy Recruiting, Bessemer, AL
  • 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander, Twentynine Palms, CA to Navy Recruiting, Montgomery, AL
  • 2013 Infiniti FX 35/50, Recruit Depot San Diego, CA to Anniston Army Depot, AL
  • 2018 Chevrolet Bolt, NB Point Loma, CA to Gunter Annex, AL
  • 2016 Volkswagen Jetta, 3d LSM Platoon Reserve, Concord, CA to Dauphin Island Station, AL
  • 2018 Chevrolet Silverado, NWS Concord, CA to Navy Recruiting, Mobile, AL
  • 2005 Audi Quattro, Camp Beale, CA to Dauphin Island Station, AL

Snowbird Car Transport

A lot of people have been increasingly purchasing second homes, vacation properties, and condominiums for the purpose of being able to enjoy year-round temperate weather. The I-95 corridor sees a large increase in traffic from about October until mid-December each year, much of this traffic is from snowbirds leaving the northeastern states before the snow and ice set in for winter. These snowbird relocations have not been confined to the northeastern states, there are now many cities such as Scottsdale AZ, Santa Fe NM, and Palm Springs CA, where large changes in population occur twice per year. Gridlocked interstates, gas gouging, and rising hotel rates are typical each year as more people travel from the northern to southern states every year. Our associated carriers cater to snowbird auto shipping, get your 10 free quotes from us. Car delivery has become a popular solution for many seasonal snowbirds, they have their cars or trucks delivered by a shipping company to avoid increasing traffic, the overpriced hotels, and fuel costs. Enter your information on our form and click on the submit button for your 10 or call us at 1-866-446-9143 right now, our snowbird auto transport affiliates have regular routes, several times per week, from almost anyplace you might need a car picked-up and delivered to.