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Auto Shipping: Is It Worth Taking Your Car Overseas?

By Edited Nov 14, 2013 0 0

Auto shipping is not so difficult, but it could be expensive, thus not worth the pain, when you can always sell your actual car and buy a new one at your destination location. Is it so? Well, let's see why somebody would make use of a vehicle shipping company to get his precious car transported in far away places:

  • First of all, there are people who own expensive luxury cars, customized especially for them. This is not a thing you can easily sell and replace with a similar one, simply because there's no similar vehicle available anywhere in the world. If that's the case, then the car owner will probably want to find some reliable international shipping services and ask for quotes, in order to get the unique car at destination in one piece and without any damage, over the shortest period of time. That's of course, if you don't want to buy another car at your destination. If so, just get in touch with a good used cars dealer in Auckland New Zealand to have an awesome car waiting for you when you arrive.
  • Another situation could be a relocation from a cheap place to a more expensive one. This would reflect also in cost of vehicles, be them new or used. This means that you'd have to sell your car very cheap at the origin point, then buy a car with similar characteristics at destination for maybe double the price. In such cases, it is worth investigating the freight shipping costs, to see if it's cheaper to take the car with you when moving or sell it before the final journey.
When deciding for auto shipping, you have to make sure that you choose the transport company wisely, in order not to get in trouble. Check if they have full coverage insurance for vehicles shipping, because in case the ship suffers an accident or enters a sea storm and sinks, you want the insurance company to pay you for your car that went to feed and lodge the fish on the bottom of the ocean. Most insurance policies may have a deductible amount, mainly for decreasing the insurance costs. Ask the shipping service operator about this, and see if it's within your accepted limits.

A very important thing: read the auto shipping contract with maximum attention, and make sure that everything you agree with the transporter is written there and signed both by you and their representative agent.

Anyway, this is how it goes: after you did the math and came to the conclusion that you want to ship your car, make use of one of those online services that provide you auto shipping quotes free and fast, then select what's best for you.


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