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Why do Men Like Cars So Much?

Do you have a friend who just won’t stop talking about their car? Perhaps it’s youthat just can’t seem to give the subject a rest. There seems to have been a love affair going on between guys and their cars for almost as long as they’ve been invented. That’s not to say there aren’t ladies who aren’t in love with their cars. It just seems to be a different kind of love. If you’re wondering what it is and why it happens to keep reading. We’re about to delve a little deeper. For men, owning a car is one way of asserting their masculinity. When you’re next out around town, take a look at the couples you see driving around in cars. More often than not it’s the man[...]

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Shipping a Car Across the Country

It’s only natural to feel stressed about shipping your car across country. After all, it’s one of your most prized possessions and next to your home it’s probably the second most expensive thing you own. When it comes to relocating, packing all your worldly goods into a truck and getting it driven to your new location is something that most people take in their stride. However, it’s often too far for you to drive your own car, so shipping it is the most sensible option. If you’re about to put your precious vehicle into the hands of a reliable auto transport company, here are some things you need to think about. here are a few different options when it comes to shipping a car. One of the most common methods of shipping a car is open transport. Your car will be transported in[...]

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Preparing Your Vehicle for Transport - 10 Handy Tips

There are a number of reasons why you might want to have a vehicle transported. It could be because you’re moving across country or to the other side of the world. You could be taking a vacation or relocating for a promotion. Whatever the reason, shipping your vehicle, rather than driving, is definitely worth considering because it’s so affordable and convenient. When it comes to transporting any kind of vehicle, there are several things you need to take care of before the shipping day. Here are 10 tips to help you get your vehicle prepared for[...]

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What are seasonal fluctuations in auto transport?

You have most likely heard or read that there are “seasonal fluctuations in auto transport” at some point during your research before shipping a vehicle. As with many other businesses, seasons do determine the cost, speed of the service and thus your overall experience. This probably doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone. When we are talking about the specifics, however, things get somewhat complicated. Getting the complete picture requires explaining on our part. Let us help so that your decisions could be informed and you could make the most of your cars transport. January, or the beginning of the new calendar year, is not only the time to start enacting the resolutions you made in December. It’s also when you come back home after the busy holiday season. Just like many other people, drivers are sometimes slow to come back to work after[...]

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More than a company, more than a service.

Anyone who’s ever shipped a vehicle knows how stressful and challenging it can be. Anyone who’s ever shipped a vehicle for the first time and moved across the country knows this can and often does, turn into hell. I pride myself in being very organized. I do my research, I make my calls; I know the ins and outs of making a well-educated decision. Yet, I wasn’t prepared for the unexpected turns the shipping of my vehicle took (no pun intended) in a matter of days. Back in early December, I listed my Toyota Prius on uship.com well ahead of my departure date so I could get reasonable bids and talk to all of the companies interested in my shipment. I was leaving Baltimore on Friday, December 14, and relocating to Seattle for a job. Throw in a sick pet into the mix, and you can get an idea of the situation I was trying to navigate. Almost every company I spoke to eventually told me that the route wasn’t popular with drivers at[...]