It’s hard enough to think about moving all your household items with a moving company; just think about how even more complicated it can be when you try to move a car or two.
Moving Long Distance With Your Car
If you are moving long distance with your car, no one is prepared to drive eight or more hours away to their new house in another state. Aside from it being tiring, one has to also consider the road rules as it pertains to driving out of state. For one thing the emissions and safety standards in your current state may not be the same in your new state and this can pose a problem right away.
Your car must be able to pass these tests in order for you to take it with you when you move. Because of this, there are a lot of people who prefer to sell their cars in their old state and just purchase a new one when they move. If you are not up for selling your car to move, then the best thing to do is to contact your local motor vehicle department to find out what is required for you to move your car to another state.
Moving out of state with your vehicle could also signal an increase in insurance fees as well since each states have different rates. The type of vehicle that you drive would also be the deciding factor if you incur high insurance rates or not.
When you move your car, it can be done by using three methods. They include relocating with a professional auto mover, moving your car with along with your household items or through a terminal-to-terminal service.
If you choose to move with a professional car mover, the process would include transporting your vehicle either by boat, or on a truck. When you locate a professional vehicle mover, be prepared to do your research and ask questions. For research, contact the Better Business Bureau office to find out more about the car moving company and their customer track record. There are other organizations that you can call to get more information about the company such as the American Moving and Storage Association and the Household Goods Forwarders Association to name a few.
The second option of moving your car along with your household items is indeed an expensive route especially considering that the amount of money that you would pay depends on the weight of all your items including the heavy car as well as distance from the old state to the new.