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Connecticut Auto Transport

Are you looking for vehicle shipping to or from Connecticut? With so many auto shipping websites on the internet it can be a complicated process. We offer the solution. Our shipping associates have many trucks in the Constitution State, Connecticut. We specialize in providing you with the best options and best rates for shipping your vehicle. By completing the form on this page or calling 1-866-446-9143 you will receive free quotes from 10 different transport companies to help you find the lowest rate and a delivery/pickup schedule that meets your needs. All the transport companies we work with are in all locations of Connecticut including Newington, Hamden, East Hartford, and Windsor, several times a week. We check each car shipping company to verify they are licensed, insured and bonded through the US Department of Transportation. We also check their driving history to ensure they have a safe driving record and the experience to ensure your vehicle arrives in good condition and on schedule. Below are some of the Connecticut car transports recently completed by our partners.

  • 2019 Aston Martin DB11, Stamford, CT to Dallas, TX
  • 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse, Bridgeport, CT to Houston, TX
  • 2017 Mazda Mazda5, New Haven, CT to San Diego, CA
  • 2018 Kia Niro, Norwalk, CT to Charlotte, NC
  • 2001 Jaguar S-Type, Waterbury, CT to Austin, TX
  • 2017 Dodge Viper, Hartford, CT to Jacksonville, FL

Connecticut 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 compact car, extended cab pickup, sedan, convertible, and kingcab pickup 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.

  • Camper trailers
  • Grill guards
  • Oversized antennas
  • Running boards
  • Side steps
  • Trailer hitch
  • Rear bumper guards
  • Front bumper guards
  • Running lights

Connecticut 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 Imapct
  • Open or Eclosed - Major Impact
  • Fuel Cost - Moderate Imapct
  • Multiple Vehciles- Moderate Impact
  • Vehicle Size - Moderate Imapct

Despite the above factors our affiliated carriers will work diligently to get you the lowest possible price for your Connecticut auto transport. 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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Connecticut Auto Shipping Process

Careful preparation is the most effective way to prevent any issues with your Connecticut auto transport. 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.

Communication is the key to a successful and easy auto transport experience. Our Connecticut auto transport partners will attempt to keep you informed every step of the way. Our partners schedules normally run on-time, however sometimes situations created by weather, road conditions, or other traffic related problems are possible. Keeping in contact with your driver will help reduce a lot of potential stress.

Shipping Impacts

When choosing door to door transport services, local road conditions can impact pickup and delivery times and locations. Most auto transports are accomplished by semi-trucks. These 18 wheelers are difficult to maneuver on narrow roads and streets. Connecticut has 45,744 miles of highways with many rural roads and other road conditions that could prevent or limit access for large trucks. If the pickup and/or drop off locations have any impediments 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 truck stop or supermarket parking lot is often 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 Connecticut. Following are some of the road conditions to consider when selecting a pickup or drop-off location.

Pickup and Delivery Impacts Guide

  • Low overpasses
  • Narrow Cul-de-sacs
  • County road
  • Accsess hours
  • Road construction
  • Extreme grades

Connecticut has an average of 100 sunny days per year. Weather is not often an issue to the car shipping industry here. Winters are cold with snow and summers are hot and humid. Average highs are in the upper 70’s in the summer but fall into the 20’s during winter. Precipitation averages 40 inches of snow and 45 inches of rain each year. Winter storms such as blizzards can impact auto transport schedules in Connecticut. Check the current Connecticut 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 Connecticut Auto Transport quotes or call us at 1-866-446-9143. And see when great our service is.