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Enclosed Auto Transport or Open Trailer option?

Date Added: July 12, 2013 08:49:59 PM
      Figured out what company to ship the vehicle with, it is the right time to choose what type of transport trailer or truck it will be. You can ask selected shipping company or carrier bidding Although auto shipping companies will recommend you some options still it is a great idea to know about main options, eventually it comes down to your budget and type of vehicle you are trying to ship. For example shipping an SUV, car with low ground clearance or after-market modification like bumpers and spoilers can be different from shipping a sport car, let your transporter know your main requirements and concerns they might suggest you the best option.

      Two options are available for trailers, Closed and Open.Closed or "Enclosed" transport trailers are usually the more expensive option, but if your car is expensive, or you have special concerns this might be a good choice.Open transport is the first and most popular option. In both ways transporter makes sure of the ultimate safety so you will receive your car without any hassles. In open transport option there are Multi car and double lever trailers. Multi-car trailers are usually better choice for discount auto shipping since they can haul more vehicles at once over great distance, only they are slower and have difficulty navigating residential areas.

      Also your driver might request to meet you in a parking lot or specific area to load and unload your vehicle from tractor trailer or use as a terminal. Hotshot trucks are used to transport single cars, they also manage caring up to 3 cars, this is also a more expensive option, but you will get your car delivered faster and navigation time is faster and easier .In conclusion there are different options to ship a vehicle, the important issues to consider is budget, the destination and type of your car. Please do not hesitate to ask your transporter any question you might have.