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California to Michigan Car Transport

Are you trying to decide which auto transport company you should trust with your California to Michigan car or truck delivery? Are you looking for the best rates you can find? You won’t need to look further. You have found the right website. We have the solution your seeking. 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. We can help you secure the highest level of service at the lowest possible rates in the industry. The only thing you need to do is fill out our form or call 1-866-446-9143 and you will receive 10 quotes from our trusted auto shippers right now. We know you can trust our partner carriers because we check that they are all fully insured, licensed and bonded through the US Department of Transportation and we also review their safety records. Your vehicle will be safe hands when you choose one of our associated car transport carriers. Let us help you get the best rate and the schedule you prefer today. We have partner carriers standing by in all cities of California including Modesto, San Francisco, Santa Ana, Stockton, Irvine, Bakersfield, Fremont, Long Beach, Fresno, Sacramento, San Bernardino, and San Diego to deliver to Michigan. Following are some of the car and truck deliveries recently fulfilled by our partner carriers.

  • 2001 Jaguar S-Type, Riverside, CA to Sterling Heights, MI
  • 2015 Kia Forte 2 Door, Long Beach, CA to Westland, MI
  • 1987 AMC Eagle, San Jose, CA to Flint, MI
  • 2017 Ford Fusion, San Bernardino, CA to Warren, MI
  • 2018 Ford Ranger, Sacramento, CA to Farmington Hills, MI
  • 2017 Toyota Tundra, Anaheim, CA to Southfield, MI
  • 2016 Volkswagen Jetta, Santa Ana, CA to Detroit, MI
  • 2017 Acura RLX, Bakersfield, CA to Kalamazoo, MI
  • 2016 Audi A6, San Francisco, CA to Taylor, MI
  • 2018 Infiniti QX50, Los Angeles, CA to Rochester Hills, MI
  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, Fresno, CA to Wyoming, MI
  • 2013 Ford F-Series, Fremont, CA to Ann Arbor, MI
  • 2017 Toyota Tundra, Modesto, CA to Grand Rapids, MI
  • 2014 Chevrolet Spark, San Diego, CA to Dearborn, MI

California to Michigan Car Transport Rates

Decisions you make can greatly increase or decrease the cost of your California to Michigan 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 crossover, sports car, hatchback, pickup truck, full-size car, full-size crossover, minivan, king cab pickup, and sedan, 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.

  • Oversized tires
  • Running boards
  • Front bumper guards
  • Oversized antennas
  • Roof rack
  • Grill guards
  • Lift kits
  • Extended side mirrors
  • Trailer hitch

Typically, a driver will not load a non-operable car unless prior plans such as scheduling the vehicle to be last on and first off to avoid excess time and labor. Non-operational vehicles can be transported in open vehicle haulers, but the carrier or driver must be informed as early as possible and they are billed at higher rates. Rates are tied to whatever the current fuel prices are. High season for the car shipping business occurs in the summer months. The combination of demand and gas prices typically peaking in the summer make for the highest rates. One other method to possibly save money is to pay COD upon delivery. Drivers often desire cash and might offer a small discount for COD although they typically do also accept credit or debit cards. If by chance you plan to pay with a check be sure to get pre-approval from your auto transport company prior to your delivery date.

Quick Auto Transport Rates Guide

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

Why Choose Us For Your Car Shipping

The many reasons you should choose us are simple. We save you money, we save you time, and we alleviate your frustration. We provide everyone 10 California to Michigan auto transport quotes for their auto delivery. We have a large group of trusted partners that will be competing for your business.

All of our trusted drivers are fully licensed, insured and bonded. 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 Michigan auto transport quotes by simply filling in our form and submitting or call us at 1-866-446-9143 today.

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Shipping Process

When possible, planning ahead for your auto transport can make the process simpler. We will get you ten California to Michigan auto shipping quotes from our network of trusted auto shipping partners. Review your quotes and contact the shippers by phone to compare the services they are offering. Choose the carrier you will hire for your vehicle shipping and then carefully review their company 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.

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 conditions occasionally disrupt California to Michigan auto transport schedules, creating delivery and pick-up time delays. Throughout the hurricane season, vehicle delivery schedules are sometimes delayed by heavy rainfall, winds and flooded roads in the Gulf area and southeastern states. Winter road conditions from inclement weather such as snow, ice, and blizzards occasional affect vehicle delivery schedules. Although weather-related delays are not likely to impact your vehicle shipping, flooding may impact scheduled times. Check for any possible weather-related delays in California and Michigan.

Auto transport shipping schedules are sometimes affected by other types of road delays. The increased numbers of wildfires mainly on the western side of the US can also impact your vehicles pick-up and delivery time. Detours, road construction, and heavy traffic also can affect your scheduled pickup or delivery times. Check for any possible traffic-related delays for California and Michigan. If your pick up or delivery address is in a neighborhood with low hanging tree branches the carrier driver will not risk damaging the vehicles on the trailers upper deck and other arrangements such as meeting in an open parking area would be necessary. Some other road-related conditions that can impact auto shipping schedules include the items listed below.

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

California to Michigan Student Car 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 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 Michigan 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.

  • 2005 Audi Quattro, Chula Vista, CA to Lake Superior State University, MI
  • 2019 Lincoln Navigator, Fremont, CA to Eastern Michigan University, MI
  • 2016 Audi A6, Riverside, CA to Lake Superior State University, MI
  • 2005 Saab 9-3, San Bernardino, CA to Western Michigan University, MI
  • 1991 Buick Roadmaster, Long Beach, CA to Eastern Michigan University, MI
  • 2012 Land Rover LR4, Los Angeles, CA to Central Michigan University, MI
  • 2015 Volkswagon Golf R, Sacramento, CA to Oakland University, MI
  • 2008 Lexus IS, Santa Ana, CA to Lake Superior State University, MI
  • 2003 Lexus SC, Oakland, CA to Wayne State University, MI

California to Michigan Military Car Transport

Are you looking for a carrier company to ship your POV for an upcoming PCS? Uprooting yourself and or your family due to a PCS can be stressful. We can help you get a rate for your POV auto transport. A lot of our partner shipping companies offer military discounts to members of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Many of our affiliates can also provide for overseas POV delivery. Let us get you 10 great quotes for you POV shipping and don’t forget to inquire about your military discount that most of our associated carriers offer. Fill in the information on our form and click the submit button or give us a call at 1-866-446-9143 right now. As listed below, see some of our recently completed military POV deliveries.

  • 2014 Chevrolet Volt, Camp Haan, CA to USCG Station Michigan City, MI
  • 2015 Peugeot 308SW, NB San Diego, CA to USCG Station Charlevoix, MI
  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, Camp Beale, CA to USCG Station Grand Haven, MI
  • 2019 MINI Cooper Clubman, Tracy Facility, CA to USCG Station Alpena, MI
  • 2010 Chrysler Sebring, NSWC Corona, CA to Military Entrance Processing Station Lansing, MI
  • 2011 Mercedes E-Class, Military Ocean Terminal Concord, CA to USCG Station Harbor Beach, MI
  • 2018 Kia K900, Naval Support Activity Monterey, CA to Battle Creek ANG Base, MI
  • 2014 Volvo S90, Park Reserve Forces Training Area, CA to Camp Grayling ARNG, MI
  • 2018 Kia Niro, Pendleton, CA to USCG Station Tawas, MI
  • 2017 Chevrolet Impala, Edwards AFB, CA to USCG Station Holland, MI
  • 2018 Hyundai Elantra, USCG Base Alameda, CA to USCG Station Ludington, MI
  • 2017 Dodge Viper, Camp Roberts ARNG, CA to Coast Guard Air Station Detroit, MI
  • 2019 GMC Yukon XL, TRACEN Petaluma, CA to Naval Reserve Training Center Saginaw, MI
  • 2019 Nissan Frontier, Travis AFB, CA to BRIDGE CO A 6TH ENGR SPT BN, BATTLE CREEK, MI

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.