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California to Maryland Car Transport

Do you need to have a vehicle shipped from California to Maryland? 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 Stockton, Modesto, Oakland, Anaheim, Fremont, Fresno, and San Jose to deliver to Maryland. Below are some of the auto transport contracts recently completed by our shipping associates.

  • 2018 Nissan Sentra, Santa Ana, CA to Glen Burnie, MD
  • 2011 Ford Taurus, Los Angeles, CA to Gaithersburg, MD
  • 2013 Honda Civic 1.0 Turbo, Stockton, CA to Wheaton, MD
  • 2018 Ford Ranger, San Bernardino, CA to Rockville, MD
  • 2014 Volvo S90, San Diego, CA to Silver Spring, MD
  • 2005 GM Hummer H2, Irvine, CA to Ellicott City, MD
  • 2015 Volkswagon CC, Chula Vista, CA to Frederick, MD
  • 2017 Volkswagen Touareg, Modesto, CA to Dundalk, MD
  • 2013 Nissan Xterra, Anaheim, CA to Aspen Hill, MD
  • 2010 Chrysler Sebring, San Francisco, CA to Waldorf, MD
  • 2017 Kia Sedona, Oakland, CA to Bethesda, MD
  • 2016 Dodge Journey, Fresno, CA to North Bethesda, MD
  • 2019 Hyundai Santa Fé, Fremont, CA to Germantown, MD
  • 2010 Dodge RAM, Bakersfield, CA to Baltimore, MD

California to Maryland Car Shipping Rates

Decisions you make can greatly increase or decrease the cost of your California to Maryland auto shipping rates. You can save a lot off your rate simply by choosing open rather than enclosed transport. Another way to save on your rate is by opting to drop off your vehicle at a freight terminal or car depot and pick it up from another freight terminal or car depot close to your delivery address instead of door-to-door delivery. The body type such as sedan, king cab pickup, crossover, minivan, full-size car, sports coupe, convertible, and full-size pickup, weight, and size of your vehicle will also affect your rate. Any modifications that increase the size of your vehicle may impact your rate, knowing the exact dimensions of your vehicle will help ensure that your quote is accurate. Below is a list of accessories that can impact your shipping rate.

  • Side steps
  • Trailer hitch
  • Lift kits
  • Nerf bars
  • Oversized antennas
  • Oversized tires
  • Front bumper guards
  • Rear bumper guards
  • Extended side mirrors

Be sure to inform the shipper well in advance if you have a non-operational vehicle because they may refuse to pick it up unless they had been informed and had planned for it. Vehicles that are not operable can still be transported but because they increase the time and labor required for them to be picked up and delivered this will raise your rate. Rates increase or decrease based on current diesel fuel prices. Seasonal rate changes also impact the amount or rates for your car or truck delivery quotes, summer fuel prices are usually at their peak, and demand for car shipping is also the busiest in July and August. Typically, drivers can take payment on delivery by debit and credit cards, but many prefer COD and you may be able to get a small discount for paying in cash. Remember if you plan to pay with a check, you should get preapproval from the auto shipping company beforehand.

Quick Auto Transport Rates Guide

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

Why Choose Us For Your Car Shipping

The many reasons you should choose us are simple. We save you time and money and alleviate any frustration from your auto shipping process. We save you money by getting 10 quotes from our trusted list of carriers. You will be receiving the lowest rates because our affiliated carriers know that we provide 10 California to Maryland auto transport quotes for all of our customers.

All of our trusted associates are fully insured, bonded, and licensed. 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. Allow us to get your 10 California to Maryland auto transport quotes right now by simply filling out our form and clicking on submit or by calling direct to 1-866-446-9143 right now.

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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 Maryland 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.

It is important for you to remove any personal items from your inside your car or truck as shipping companies will not be responsible for safeguarding them nor will they carry insurance for anything other than the vehicles they are transporting. To prevent any possible damage, as a precaution you should remove any non-standard items and also any non-retractable antennas that could possibly be damaged when your vehicle is being loaded and unloaded from the car hauler trailer. Your vehicle will be thoroughly inspected by you and the driver at the pick-up and delivery locations, you can make this process easier by having washed your car or truck and cleaned the interior. Exterior mirrors, when possible, should be folded in and also verify that you haven’t missed any other items that stick out from your car or truck. Assist your delivery driver by having any anti-theft or alarm systems disabled because if they become active your battery could be drained and create more time and work for the driver transporting your vehicle. Do not forget to inform the driver if your vehicle has any oddities or tricks that aren’t standard to start and or drive your car or truck because it is possible that your vehicle will need to be reloaded to different positions on the car hauler trailer to accommodate the other vehicles.

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 be covered by the shipper’s insurance. As an extra precaution, you should remove any non-retractable antennas and also any other non-standard accessories that stick out from your vehicle. You can save time by presenting a washed vehicle with a clean interior when you and your pick-up driver thoroughly inspect your car or truck at both the pick-up and drop off locations. The exterior mirrors on your car or truck should be folded in for safety and also check again for any items you may have overlooked that protrude from your vehicle. Be sure that you turn off and disable any alarms and anti-theft devices before releasing your vehicle to the carrier driver because should they be activated during transport your battery could be drained making the driver's job both difficult and more time-consuming. Remember that your car may be one of up to ten vehicles sharing space on the car hauler trailer and might need to be loaded and unloaded more than one time to accommodate for the pick-ups and drop-offs of these other vehicles along the delivery route, thus it is very important that you tell the driver about any odd non-standard tricks or tips that are needed to start or drive the vehicle you are shipping.

Shipping Impacts

Weather sometimes impacts California to Maryland auto transport schedules, causing delayed pickup or delivery times. Hurricane season can bring heavy rainfall, winds, and flood roads in the southeastern states and along the gulf coast area, this can impact vehicle delivery schedules. During the winter season, ice, snow and blizzard conditions sometimes impact car shipping pick-up and drop off schedules. Check for any possible weather-related delays in California and Maryland.

Following are some other non-weather-related road conditions that can impact vehicle shipping schedules. The increasing numbers of wildfires in the western US can create traffic delays that sometimes impact auto transport schedules. Unexpected traffic problems such as detours, traffic jams, and construction can also interfere with your vehicles scheduled pick-up and delivery time. If you are concerned about your vehicle shipping pick-up or delivery time being delayed due to traffic you can use these links to help. Check for any possible traffic-related delays for California and Maryland. Other conditions that may create delays are neighborhoods with low hanging tree branches that could possibly damage vehicles on the upper deck of the car hauler or residential neighborhoods that have restrictions on commercial traffic. Listed below are some other factors that can impact car shipping pick-up and delivery times.

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

California to Maryland Student Auto Shipping

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 travelling 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 Maryland 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 Acura ZDX, Los Angeles, CA to University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, MD
  • 2014 Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC, Sacramento, CA to Bowie State University, MD
  • 2008 Bentley Azure, Riverside, CA to Morgan State University, MD
  • 2003 Mazda 323, Chula Vista, CA to University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, MD
  • 2014 Jeep Wrangler, Long Beach, CA to University of Baltimore, MD
  • 2017 Ford Fusion, Stockton, CA to St. Mary's College of Maryland, MD
  • 2014 Chevrolet Spark, Irvine, CA to Salisbury University, MD

California to Maryland Military Auto Transport

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.

  • 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid, USCG Golden Gate, CA to HQSVC CO 4TH CBT ENGR BN, BALTIMORE, MD
  • 2018 Buick Regal, Camp Roberts ARNG, CA to Joint Andrews AFB, MD
  • 2016 Cadillac XT4, Tracy Facility, CA to Navy Information Operations CMD, MD
  • 2009 Lexus GS, Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base, CA to CO B 4TH LAR BN, FORT DETRICK, MD
  • 2000 Chevrolet Impala, Pendleton, CA to Naval Support Activity Annapolis, MD
  • 2016 Cadillac CT6, Fort Irwin, CA to Surface Forces Logistics, MD
  • 2006 Mitsubishi Montero, TRACEN Petaluma, CA to VMR ANDREWS, JOINT BASE ANDREWS, MD
  • 2018 Dodge Caravan, Camp San Luis Obispo ARNG, CA to Naval Support Facility Thurmont, MD
  • 2015 Mercedes M-Class, Naval Support Activity Monterey, CA to Station Saint Inigoes, MD
  • 2017 Chevrolet Equinox, Miramar, CA to Fort George G. Mead, MD
  • 1998 Saab 900, Camp Cooke, CA to National Naval Medical Center, MD
  • 2018 Kia Niro, Vandenberg AFB, CA to Station Oak Island, MD
  • 2015 Lexus ES, Park Reserve Forces Training Area, CA to US Naval Academy, MD
  • 2016 Ford Edge, Recruit Depot San Diego, CA to ENGT SPT CO 4TH CBT ENGR BN, BALTIMORE, MD

Snowbird Auto Transport

The number of people that purchase second homes or condos primarily to enjoy a temperate year-round climate has been increasing for many years. Each year from October to early December there is a migration of people who vacate their northeastern homes before the winter snow and ice return, most of these snowbirds from the northeast travel to Florida via the I-95 corridor from many different states. The snowbird market in western states has also been increasing a lot, there are now many cities such as Scottsdale AZ, Santa Fe NM, and Palm Springs CA, where large changes in population predictably occur twice per year. Inflated hotel rates, gas gouging, and gridlocked interstates are common as snowbirds depart from the northern to southern states in increasing numbers each fall. We don’t charge you anything and you have zero obligation, for free we provide you 10 quotes from our trusted partners for your snowbird car shipping, our trusted partners and carriers cater to seasonal movers and vacationers. The solution for many snowbirds to avoid this increasing traffic, the overpriced hotels, and fuel costs has been to hire car shipping companies. Our trusted affiliates have regular routes several times per week from almost anyplace you might need a car picked-up and delivered to. To get the best rate for your snowbird auto transport, simply fill out and submit our form right now for your 10 quotes or call 1-866-446-9143 today.