If you're moving somewhere or taking a long trip, you may wonder whether it would be cheaper and easier to tow your extra car or to have it moved by a professional automobile transport company. You may also be faced with the choice of driving your car or taking a plane and hiring someone else to move your car. Here are some of the pros and cons that may surface as you weigh your options for getting your car from one place to another.
Automobile transport companies move private vehicles from one place to another. At first glance, this seems like an easy way to get the job done. Just drive your car to the drop-off point, sign the papers, and hand over the keys. Needless to say, this is a big benefit of hiring a professional car moving company.
Unfortunately, this method comes with drawbacks as well. Most of them stem from the commercial transportation process. Clever Gems says that at terminal-to-terminal auto transport companies, your car will be loaded onto a semi along with several others and driven to a hub. There, your car will be unloaded from the first truck and put onto one that's going in the direction of the next terminal. At the last terminal, it will be unloaded one last time and then left to sit in a parking lot. The parking lot is out in the open and may or may not have any security.
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