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July 22, 2019
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Motor Vehicle Shipping FAQs for Canada and the United States

motor vehicle shipping FAQs for Canada and the U.S.

Are you looking to ship a vehicle from the United States to Canada or from Canada to the United States? Do you have questions that need answering? If yes, then you have come to the right place. At US Canada Auto Transport, we have been in business for over 3 decades. We fully understand, therefore, what our customers expect when it comes to the shipment of their vehicles. The following are some of the motor vehicle shipping FAQs for Canada and the United States;

How much does it cost to ship a car from the United States to Canada or from the United States to Canada?

In general, you can expect to pay between $800 and $1200 to have your car shipped between the United States and Canada. There are going to be differences, of course, depending on the type of vehicle, its size and other considerations. Obviously, an SUV is going to cost more to ship than a Sedan. You are also going to get cheaper rates when demand is low, such as in winter. If you need a quote for the shipment of your car, simply use the tool on the home page of this website. We will provide you with a quick and unbreakable quote for your automobile shipments to and from Canada.

How long does it take to ship a vehicle between the United States and Canada?

This is another question that people ask with regard to their motor vehicle shipments between the United States and Canada. In general, shipping a car from Canada to the United States or from the United States to Canada takes around 2 weeks. This is something that you need to be aware of beforehand. At US Canada Auto Transport, we pride ourselves for being quicker than our competitors, and you can expect a duration that is slightly less than this.

What’s the cheapest way of shipping a car from Canada to the United States?

The cheapest method of shipping a car from Canada to the United States is through the use of open vehicle carriers. What makes this method cheap is the fact that these trucks can carry quite a number of vehicles each. What’s more, they can also handle most types of vehicles.

Can I load personal goods into a vehicle that’s being shipped into the United States from Canada?

A vehicle that’s being shipped across from Canada into the United States represents a tempting opportunity for most people. Most feel that they should put all that space to good use! So, they want to stuff as much personal stuff as is possible into the car. However, this is something that you should never do as it has the potential to cause inordinate delays for you. You can bring personal things while driving across the border, most of which you will need to declare. However, when using a vehicle shipping company, loading personal goods into the car is a no, no! Even if you were to be allowed to load personal stuff into a car that’s being shipped, remember that Auto Transport Companies such as US Canada Auto Company charge you depending on your vehicle’s weight. So adding things into the car only adds to the cost of shipment.

What type of vehicles does US Canada Auto Transport ship?

At US Canada Auto Transport, we specialize in the shipment of the following types of vehicles;

  • Personal vehicles
  • Buses
  • Boats

If you are looking to have your motorcycle shipped, feel free to get a quote from AA Motorcycle Shipping, our sister ship.

How long have we been in business?

If you are worried about your vehicle and our ability to deliver, then you need not be. At US Canada Auto Transport, we have been in business since 1983. We have, therefore, acquired a wealth of experience and are fully capable of ensuring that your car gets where you want it to go on time and in one piece.

What happens in the event of a mishap?

Should the unfortunate happen, resulting in your car suffering damage while in our care, you can rest assured knowing that all our shipments are insured. Get in touch with us to learn more.

Who should consider using our service?

US Canada Auto Transport specializes in auto shipments for the following people;

  • Those who have bought cars in Canada and wish to have them sent to the United States.
  • Those who have bought vehicles in the United States and wish to have them shipped to Canada.
  • People who are relocating to either country on study or work visas
  • Those who are migrating.
  • People who have received vehicles as gifts from friends and family.
  • Shipments that are being made following recalls/

So, what are you waiting for? Get in touch with us today for all your vehicle shipment needs!

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