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.
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 vehicle shipping is available for an elevated level of transport.
Vehicles with unique requirements, such as low ground clearance or large tires, that a standard carrier can not typically accommodate
Vehicles requiring options for a higher level of insurance coverage. Enclosed auto shipping provides the highest coverage amounts.
Oldies but goodies - vehicles requiring the utmost care to preserve their timelessness. White glove enclosed vehicle transport service.
Below, you can find the benefits and advantages of shipping with Roadrunner Auto Transport.
We have thousands of 5-star reviews for exceptional vehicle shipping services.
We provide direct service to and from any residential or business location in the US.
We offer the most comprehensive coverage options for complete peace of mind.
You don't pay a penny until the day your shipment is scheduled for pickup.
We're available past normal business hours in every timezone in the country.
You can track the status of your shipment online anytime at your convenience.
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“The shipment of my classic 1952 Chevy Pickup couldn't have been easier. The enclosed carrier provided a secure environment for my truck and it arrived at the delivery location in perfect condition.”
David BSunnyvale, CA
“I was looking for the best enclosed car transport companies to help with my exotic car transport. RoadRunner made me feel the most at ease with the answers they provided regarding my concerns.”
John P.Port Monmouth, NJ
“The RoadRunner team did a great job with my covered car transport from Chicago to Huntsville. I was very impressed with how my shipment was handled from start to finish.”
Rita W.Huntsville, AL
"The driver was professional and courteous. Very pleased with my entire experience with RoadRunner Auto Transport."
"Super professional and helpful from the very first call. Easy to book online and the rate was better than I expected."
"Out of all the car shipping companies we spoke with, RoadRunner was the most professional and knowledgable."
"From the time of quote to the pick up of my vehicle and the delivery there was a very good communication."
Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the vehicle shipping process.
What is the difference between open and enclosed auto shipping?
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.
Do I need license plates on a vehicle to ship it?
No, we just need the vehicle and keys.
When will my vehicle be delivered?
The transit time for your shipment is based mostly on the mileage between the pickup and delivery location. Generally, every five hundred miles will add one day to the transit time - so for a 1,000 mile transport, the transit time would be 2-3 days. Check out our estimated transit times for a detailed view of approximate delivery times.
What is the difference between open and enclosed transport?
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.
How do I get a quote for shipping my vehicle?
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.
Can I pay the full transport cost with my credit card?
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.
How much gas should I have in my car during transport?
You should have about a quarter of a tank of gas in your car at the time of shipment. This leaves enough for the car to be loaded and unloaded but doesn't add much additional weight.
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