If you are new to the process of transporting a car or using a car transport company to collect and delivery your vehicles, then the below points will help you ensure your car is ready to be transported. This allows us to do our job effectively and efficiently. Once you have accepted a car transport quote, we recommend preparing your car as per the below steps.
Cleaning & Clearing: Clear out the car and ensure there are no valuable or personal items left in the car. Any loose items that come with the car, please ensure they are secure. Cleaning your vehicle will help reveal any current scratches/rust etc or lack of. This will help reduce chances of dirt/rubble damaging or rubbing against the paint work during transportation.
Condition: Please make detailed notes of the running condition of the car, any minor detail can be noted. Ensure all liquid and fuel levels are noted prior to transport. Ensure that all minor or major damage to the vehicle is photographed prior to it being transported.
Documents: Ensure all relevant documents are ready by the time the transporter arrives at your premises to ensure a smooth and quick collection/delivery.
How much does it cost to transport a car?
There are multiple variables and factors that determine the cost of transporting and delivering a car such as timed deliveries, time sensitive collections, distance travelled, type of transporter required, the number of vehicles you need collected, vehicle sizes, weight and remote postcodes.
Based on our car transportation experience and movements, the average cost per mile comes to around £2.90 for a delivery under 60 miles. If its over 60 miles, the costs decrease to around £1.10 per mile.