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Classic Car Transport with uShip

Whether you need to move it across the country to your new home or get it to an out of state car show, let uShip help take the stress out of transporting your classic, vintage or antique car. We’ll help you learn how to transport a classic car, help you get rates from reliable carriers, and give you some helpful hints along the way. Should you vere off road, just contact us and we’ll get you back on the road.

The uShip marketplace is the best place for finding the best classic car shippers to meet your needs at the best rates to meet your budget. Describe your shipment needs in your listing. Transporters who specialize in moving classic cars will then send you shipping rates specific to your needs. Talk to the shippers directly and find out more about their experience, choose the carrier and quote that works for you and get prepared for your delivery.

How to Ship a Classic Car

uShip makes it easy as 1, 2, 3!

1 | Create Your Listing

Consider your needs for your shipment, including timeframe and locations for pick up and delivery. Be prepared with the year, make, and model of the car. Take a few high quality photos, so the transporters can see your classic vehicle as they look at possible shipping rates. Specify any special requirements you may have, and include any modifications the vehicle has in the description. Know what auto shipping service type you would prefer for your shpiment. Most classic or antique vehicles are transported in enclosed trailers as they provide additional protection.

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2 | Choose the Best Classic Car Transport Company

After your shipment listing is complete, you’ll start receiving shipping rates from transporters who specialize in shipping vintage vehicles as they compete for your business. Every time a transporter provides a quote on your shipment, you’re able to talk to them directly. Ask them questions about their services and experience.

Each transporter on uShip has a carrier profile with their transportation history, customer rated feedback, and safety records for your review. Make sure to check out their profile to see if they have moved a classic car like your’s. You can also see what kind of experience their previous customers had with them by looking at their feedback. For their safety records, look for the shipper’s motor carrier, or MC number. This ties into the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and makes it easy to see their safety history with shipping autos. By talking to the transporters and reviewing their profiles, you can feel confident you’re choosing the best classic car transportation.

3 | Classic Vehicle Shipping & Delivery

Once you have chosen your shipping company, contact them directly with any concerns, questions, or additional details about your classic car shipment. Work with them on pick up and delivery details, and share any third party contact information. Try to do what you can to prepare your car for transport. Have payment ready at the agreed upon time. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any issues contacting your service provider.

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How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Classic Car?

The cost to transport a classic car depends on the distance, timeframe, and the transportation service that works best for you. On average, it costs $3.38 per mile to ship your car less than 100 miles, but costs $1.14 per mile to transport your classic vehicle less than 1000 miles.

For more insight into how much it may cost to ship your vintage car, check out our cost to ship antique vehicles page. You’ll see hundreds of classic car shipments completed through the uShip marketplace and get an idea of how we work.

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