Door To Door Auto Transport – Open Carriers vs Enclosed Carriers
Definition of Open Auto Transport
Open auto transport is transporting your car on an open trailer that exposes it to potential damage during transport.
Moving a car using open auto shipping means that your vehicle is at the mercy of external elements and weather that may cause damage your car.Open auto transport is typically less expensive than enclosed auto transport for two reasons. The first is because they have to spend less time loading and preparing your open auto shipping. Secondly, they can put more cars on the trailer, which spreads the cost out among all the cars. You need to know that just because you are exposed to potential damage during open car transport, it is rare and the risks during open car transport are rare, but they can and do occur. That said, many individuals and dealerships take this risk during open auto transport because it can save a considerable amount of money.
Definition of Enclosed Auto Transport
Enclosed auto transport is transporting your car on an enclosed auto shipping trailer that protects your car from damage during transport.
Enclosed auto transport is the best option when you need to protect your vehicle from the potential damage that weather, trees, rocks and debris may cause. You should know that enclosed auto transport can be considerable more expensive than open car transport. In the right situation, the extra money you spend could be a great investment to protect your car, especially if you are shipping a rare, classic, vintage, or high end car. Enclosed vehicle transport companies charge more money because they give your car “TLC” during transport and they typically haul less cars. The white glove service that you get during enclosed auto shipping might be just the right touch for you.
Door To Door Auto Transport is a family owned auto transport company that specializes in both open auto transport and enclosed auto transport. If you are needing a car moved, either open or enclosed, we recommend that you call us today and speak with our open car transport or enclosed vehicle shipping specialists and let us work through your needs.
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Reviews from Our Customers
“My car has arrived! The driver delivered about 4:00 pm this afternoon. Considering I called you about this auto transport move on Friday morning and it is now delivered over 500 miles away and it is only Sunday, this was an amazingly quick move. I have purchased several cars online, but I have never had auto shipping experience that was this fast and affordable. Thanks for making this move a great experience. I will call you on all future moves.” – Roy
"We used Door to Door to move our mini-van from PA to TX. I selected Door to Door after a few weeks of online research and contact with over 15 different car transport companies. I eliminated every company with poor reviews and poor BBB ratings. Door to Door met my initial criteria and I was pleased with my phone conversations with JR. They assigned a driver who was courteous, professional and just plain nice. We felt very comfortable with the driver and knew he would deliver the van on-time and without issue. We were very pleased overall and would not hesitate to use Door to Door again when we need car shipping in the future." - Jennifer
"Our vehicle transport experience with Door To Door Auto Transport was very positive. The couple that actually transported the car were very friendly and kept in touch with us so that we knew exactly when the car would be picked up. If I ever need a vehicle shipping company again, I will call Door To Door Auto Transport." – Shari
"I used Door To Door Auto Transport simply because of their good reviews. I was very nervous to transport my car but I did not have time to deliver my daughter’s car to her. This was my first experience shipping a vehicle and I was impressed! They picked the car up and delivered it earlier than I planned! They picked the car up on Thursday and they delivered it at 1:00a.m. Sunday instead of Monday during working hours. We did not expect this and it turned out to be good for us. The transport overall was very fast. Lola was very good and pleasant. The price was just right." – MyLe
"Linda was very nice and genuine and Door to Door did what they said they would do. The transactions were quick and easy and the driver actually arrived much earlier than I expected. Auto shipping across the country is expensive, so regardless of price (which this was one of the cheaper ones I found), if you want the job done well, go with Door to Door!" – Reggie