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Old 10-18-2012, 11:30 AM
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Car shipping

Hey guys,

Anyone here have experience with a reliable shipping company that can get a car from ATL to NYC? Any recommendation?

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Old 10-18-2012, 12:14 PM
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What car? Value? Fragility?
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:19 PM
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What car? Value? Fragility?
Car: F30
Value: I do not want to hear of any damage
Fragility: I can't answer that

Basically I need the car back in the same state it was when picked up.
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:25 PM
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I've bought & sold numerous cars & bikes around the country over the years and I suggest Exotic Transport, which has great rates and excellent customer service. As backupstry Intercity, and then Reliable.
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:38 PM
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I've bought & sold numerous cars & bikes around the country over the years and I suggest Exotic Transport, which has great rates and excellent customer service. As backupstry Intercity, and then Reliable.
Great. Ill give them a call.

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Old 10-18-2012, 12:42 PM
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I've use DeMoise Trking. Covered, super careful. Drivers work for the company, long term family operation. My P turbo was the crappiest car on the truck.

ATL to NY I'd just drive it though, seems like a fun weekend.
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:47 PM
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You'll get the best rate by taking "space available", which they will tell you could be anywhere from a couple days to a couple weeks; however, rest assured that the driver will contact you when he gets the request so you'll have flexibility on a date & time.

And don't forget to ask for a military or car club discount (they never verify).
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:48 PM
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I've use DeMoise Trking. Covered, super careful. Drivers work for the company, long term family operation. My P turbo was the crappiest car on the truck.

ATL to NY I'd just drive it though, seems like a fun weekend.
Actually the plan is for me to fly to ATL then drive the car back (you're right "fun weekend"), But I might not be able to due to work, so I'm just planning ahead in case I can't make it.

Thanks for tips, hopefully I can just go get it myself.
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Old 10-18-2012, 01:02 PM
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Needless to say enclosed shipping is a lot more than on an open carrier. I only used an open carrier once and that was only because the buyer of a car I sold did not want to pay for enclosed.
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Old 10-18-2012, 05:10 PM
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Did you get your car from Adran?

Cant help with the shipping question though, sorry.
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Old 10-18-2012, 05:34 PM
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Did you get your car from Adran?

Cant help with the shipping question though, sorry.
Yes Got from him. Turns out I should be able to fly there. Problem solved.

Thank you all
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:46 PM
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You'll get the best rate by taking "space available", which they will tell you could be anywhere from a couple days to a couple weeks; however, rest assured that the driver will contact you when he gets the request so you'll have flexibility on a date & time.

And don't forget to ask for a military or car club discount (they never verify).
Anymore its really hard to get on a truck that is looking to fill a spot. With over 20,000 vehicles per day needing to be shipped trucks fill up pretty fast.

I own a transport company and if anyone needs a quote or help let me know. Plus, keep in mind its now snow bird season so prices are going to be quite a bit higher than what they were during the summer months.
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Old 10-24-2012, 07:08 AM
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Yes Got from him. Turns out I should be able to fly there.
Don't know if this is too late or what but just in case...

If you can possibly give yourself enough time, route your trip home through the Cherohala Skyway and Deals Gap and maybe adding NC Hwy28 and Blue Ridge Pkwy from Cherokee NC to Asheville NC before getting back on the superslab I26 to I81.

Although I tend avoid DG because it's overcommercialized and overcrowded on weekends, it is still a piece of road to experience at least once. It'd be a shame to not hit it up on your way from GA to NY. PM me if you need any details.


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