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Enclosed Car Shipping

Enclosed Car Shipping

Nationwide Door-To-Door Enclosed Car Transport Services

Enclosed car shipping

The Safest Way to Relocate Your Vehicle

Enclosed car shipping provides the highest level of protection for your vehicle during transit. When shipping on an enclosed car carrier, your vehicle will be completely protected from all outdoor elements that an open carrier would typically be exposed to.

Maximum Vehicle Protection During Transit

When you require the highest level of service, fully covered car transport is the way to go. Enclosed shipping is the VIP method of transportation.

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Enclosed car shipping

The Safest Way to Relocate Your Vehicle

Enclosed car shipping provides the highest level of protection for your vehicle during transit. When shipping on an enclosed car carrier, your vehicle will be completely protected from all outdoor elements that an open carrier would typically be exposed to.

Maximum Vehicle Protection During Transit

When you require the highest level of service, fully covered car transport is the way to go. Enclosed shipping is the VIP method of transportation.

Over 30 Years of Reliable Enclosed Auto Transport Services

Enclosed vehicle shipping is available for an elevated level of transport.

Exotic car transport and sports car relocation

Vehicles with unique requirements, such as low ground clearance or large tires, that a standard carrier can not typically accommodate

High-dollar vehicles requiring elevated coverage

Vehicles requiring options for a higher level of insurance coverage. Enclosed auto shipping provides the highest coverage amounts.

Timeless classics and vintage vehicles

Oldies but goodies - vehicles requiring the utmost care to preserve their timelessness. White glove enclosed vehicle transport service.

Exotic car transport

The RoadRunner Advantage

Below, you can find the benefits and advantages of shipping with Roadrunner Auto Transport.

Top rated auto shipping

Top-Rated Auto Shipping

We have thousands of 5-star reviews for exceptional vehicle shipping services.

Door-to-door car shipping

Nationwide Door-to-Door Service

We provide direct service to and from any residential or business location in the US.

Complete vehicle coverage

Complete Vehicle Coverage

We offer the most comprehensive coverage options for complete peace of mind.

No up front deposit required

No Up-Front Deposit Required

You don't pay a penny until the day your shipment is scheduled for pickup.

Extended office hours

Extended Office Hours

We're available past normal business hours in every timezone in the country.

Online shipment tracking

24/7 Online Shipment Tracking

You can track the status of your shipment online anytime at your convenience.

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Miami, FL

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"Very easy to book and great with answering my questions. The shipping agent I spoke with was very friendly and helpful."

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Dallas, TX

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"Out of all the car shipping companies we spoke with, RoadRunner was the most professional and knowledgable."

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Boston, MA

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"We needed 2 cars shipped across the country last minute and RoadRunner really came through big time for us!"

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Los Angeles, CA

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Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the vehicle shipping process.


Open transport is the most common car shipping method. There are two types of open-air transporters. Most shipments are made with 8-10 car carriers. Smaller carriers which hold 2-3 cars are used for shorter more local moves. There is broader network of carrier availability for open-air carriers since they are used more often. We suggest choosing enclosed shipping methods when shipping classic, luxury or exotic vehicles. Enclosed transporters guarantee maximum protection from exposure to any open-air elements on the road. We suggest booking your enclosed transport in advance since there is limited carrier availability.


Open transport is the most common car shipping method. There are two types of open-air transporters. Majority of shipments are be made with 8-10 car carriers. Smaller carriers which hold 2-3 cars are used for shorter more local moves. There is broader network of carrier availability for open-air carriers since they are used more often. We suggest choosing enclosed shipping methods when shipping classic, luxury or exotic vehicles. Enclosed transporters guarantee maximum protection from exposure to any open-air elements on the road. We suggest booking your enclosed transport in advance since there is limited carrier availability.


Make sure your car has been completely clean, both inside and outside. This is particularlly important because this will help the driver conduct their inspection in order to assess any pre-existing damage on your vehicle. You will also want to make there are no additional personal items in the vehicle unless you intend to ship those with the vehicle (remember those items must total less than 75 pounds combined and kept below the window-line of the vehicle). Be sure to inform the driver of any special circumstances concerning the vehicle. Finally, make sure there is a quarter tank of gas in the car at the time it is picked up for shipment.


Yes, however any vehicle with clearance lower than 4 inches will likely need to be shipped on an enclosed trailer with a lift gate. Low-clearance vehicles simply cannot be driven onto an open trailer because the car would risk bottoming out while being loaded onto the carrier.


Yes, you can pay the full transport cost via credit card. If you want to pay in full online, you can do so at the time of booking either online or by phone with a shipping agent. With this option, you can make a convenient, one-time payment with a credit or debit card. You also have the option of paying a deposit with your credit card and then paying the rest of your remining balance with cash upon delivery.


Top load service is when your car is placed on the higher deck or level of an open auto transport trailer. This is considered to be preferable to the bottom load because the cars on the lower deck are at risk of possibly having fluid from the cars above leak on them.


To get a quote for shipping your vehicle, you can either use our instant online car shipping quote calculator above or you can call (888) 422-7584 to receive a quote from one of our car transport pricing specialists. In order for us to calculate your quote we will need to know the location you are shipping from and to, the type of vehicle you would like to ship, and the date your vehicle will be ready.

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