Our college students' car transportation experiences with SGT Auto Transport

SGT Auto Transport delivers on-time, reliable, car shipping and excellent customer service

Chris M.
Great experience - deliver was faster than expected. Thank you!!!
Doug P
This was the best transport company I have used from start to finish. Everything was smooth and the people were great.
Gary Paduana
I had a great experience going with SGT to ship a vehicle approximately 1400 miles. They arrived on time, loaded up quickly, and met me on the receiving end at my convenience.
Jeff Sundin
They made it easy to transport a car from Oregon to Alabama and returned calls fairly quickly. Thank you for the efficient service.
Mike B.
This is the second time I used SGT and I was just as happy with my service this time as the last time. Very responsive and competitive prices.
Robert B.
Was great all around experience, driver was great and professional at pick up. Good outfit to work with
What are transportation services for college students

What are transportation services for college students?

Transportation services for college students are a way to get your car picked up from your home and delivered to your college campus. Car transportation for students has never been easier. Take your own car with you when you head off to college and you won’t need to use public transport.

How much does college student car transport cost

How much do they cost?

The cost of transportation services for college students depends on a number of things. How far the car has to travel, as well as the type of vehicle to be delivered, all impact on the cost of our students' auto transport service. When going to college, the price for transporting a car needs to be reasonable, and we understand that. Use our online instant quote calculator if you want to know more.

What are the college students transport options

What are the transport options?

We offer a range of different auto transport options, but the most popular with college students is open car transport. It’s a safe and secure way to transport a vehicle but the cost won’t make a huge dent in your college budget.

We go above and beyond with our college students car transport

Check out some of our valued customers stories about college shipping services.

How our college students car transportation works

Quick & safe car transportation services for college students in 3 easy steps

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Get a quote and book your order

Get your free instant quote when you need to book car transportation services for college students. Using our online quote calculator, you’ll receive a quote within minutes. Simply provide a few basic details such as: pick-up city and state, delivery city and state, vehicle year, make and model, condition of vehicle, transport type, and first available shipping date (this is the first date your car will be ready to be picked up).

Transportation services for college students can also be arranged by contacting our friendly shipping advisors directly, by phone, email, or Live Chat.

The no-obligation quote you get is fully inclusive of taxes and insurance and there are no hidden fees. Our college students' car transportation service is door-to-door.

If the quote is higher than you expected please get back in touch, because we’d like the opportunity to do what we can to offer a more competitive price. If, on the other hand, you’ve got a better quote for student auto transport from a direct competitor, we’ll do our best to match it.

Booking your order couldn’t be easier. Simply click on the link in the emailed quote to complete your booking. Alternatively, call (864) 546-5038, email, or use our Live Chat Option and book directly.

To ensure your auto transport experience is the best one possible, we then search our vast network of vetted, trusted and reliable carriers. There’s bound to be one that meets your needs. Next, we’ll contact you to confirm your pick-up date as well as filling you in on the next stage in the process. Your assigned carriers contact information will be sent to you in an automated email.

At this point, we’ll take a small partial payment from your debit or credit card, if you chose the Discounted Cash Price. The balance is paid upon delivery of your vehicle, either in cash, cashier’s check, or money order. If you opted for the Regular Price, the whole amount is collected so that we can secure your spot on the auto transport trailer.

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We pick up your vehicle

On the scheduled pick-up day, you’ll be given a few hours notice that the carrier is on their way. They need to confirm that the pick-up location is safe and legal for a large commercial vehicle. If it’s not, you need to think of an alternative location. Consider a wider or unrestricted street nearby, a parking lot that’s close by, or maybe your place of work. They are also getting in touch to confirm someone will be available to release the vehicle. If you can’t be there you can nominate a third-party to act on your behalf, for example, a neighbor, friend, relative, or work colleague.

When the carrier arrives you and the driver must closely inspect the vehicle for any existing damage. Any ding, dents, scratches, for example, must be recorded on the Bill of Lading. You’ll both have to sign this important document. You’ll be given a copy to keep safe.

The vehicle will then be carefully loaded onto the trailer and you can say your goodbyes. For your peace of mind, you can keep in regular contact with the driver. Regular updates can also be arranged by phone, email, or Live Chat.

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You receive your vehicle

In a few days time, you’ll be contacted again to let you know your vehicle is almost home. A few hours before they’re due to arrive, the carrier will get in touch to let you know they’re almost there. As well being a courtesy call it’s also the carrier’s chance to check on the suitability of the delivery location and to make sure you’ll be at the location to accept the car. You can nominate a third party, such as a friend, relative, neighbor, or acquaintance, if you’re not going to be available. They do, however, have to be 18 years of age or older.

When your vehicle is delivered, you must check it over once again to ensure everything is in order. The final step is to sign the Bill of Lading to accept delivery. If you opted for a Discounted Cash Price, the balance now has to be made either in cash, cashier’s check, or money order.

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Transportation services for college students that exceed your expectations

Learn why we are one of the top transportation companies for college students

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Nothing to pay upfront

Book your transportation services for college students with us and you pay nothing upfront. We only take payment when your shipment has been allocated to a carrier and we dispatch your car for shipping.

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The most trusted company for car transportation at uShip

We’ve been awarded the title of the most trusted provider of car transportation services by uShip. If you’re wondering why we received such an honor, read some of our customer reviews and you’ll understand why.

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Insurance coverage included

Whatever type of auto transport you choose, you get peace of mind knowing your vehicle is fully covered by the carriers cargo insurance. The cost is included in our transportation for college students rates, so there are no nasty surprises.

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Tailored college students auto transport

It’s possible to tailor your college students' auto transport service to meet your needs. We know everyone is unique which makes it crucial for our services to reflect that. Our conscientious shipping advisors will do everything they can to ensure your auto transport meets your needs.

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Personalized college students auto transport

We all like to feel we’re getting a personal service, so we go out of our way to make you feel special. We’ve a team of real people you can speak to, rather than an automated machine. You also get to meet the driver who transports your car. It doesn’t get more personal than that.

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Customer support 24/7

If you need to ask a question or check on the progress of your shipment, don’t hesitate to get in touch by phone or Live Chat. Our shipping advisors are there to guide you through the process, 24 hours a day. We make sure your vehicle is safe and secure throughout the auto shipping process.

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What type of auto transport service do college students prefer?

College students often need to keep costs as low as possible. This is why open car shipping is the most popular service we offer. It’s a safe and secure way to transport a vehicle that’s budget-friendly.

There are, however, occasions when a little extra care and attention is required. If the college student is the proud owner of a classic, custom, luxury, vintage, or new vehicle, enclosed car transport is the preferred service. On occasions, we also get asked to provide express car delivery, and a guaranteed pick-up auto transport service. All our car shipping services are door-to-door, unless you’re shipping a car internationally, or to Hawaii.

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The Freedom of a Car: Why College Students Need Their Own Wheels

For many college students, having a car can be a crucial aspect of their college experience. Not only does it offer the freedom to go where you want when you want, but it also serves as a reliable mode of transportation. Especially if you're attending a school far from home.

When it comes to the best college transportation, a car is often the most convenient and reliable option. While school transport such as buses and designated drivers are often available, they also come with restrictions in terms of routes and schedules. With a car, students have the ability to create their own schedules and travel plans. You don’t need to rely on the bus schedule.

During certain times of the year, such as holiday breaks or summer vacation, having a car becomes even more valuable. Rather than relying on public transportation or school buses, students can simply hop in their car and head home or take a road trip with friends.

Fuel efficient options such as the Toyota Prius or Kia Soul, which offer excellent fuel economy and features such as adaptive cruise control and collision warning, can help save on costs and ensure safety on the road.

For those attending school far from home, car transportation to college may require shipping their vehicle. This can be done through car shipping companies, like SGT Auto Transport, that offer door to door service. This allows students to focus on their studies rather than worrying about the logistics of getting their car to campus.

Ultimately, a car can be a valuable asset for college students. Whether you're commuting to campus or traveling home during breaks, having the freedom and convenience of your own vehicle can greatly enhance your college experience. And with the help of car shipping services and fuel-efficient options, it's never been easier to make it happen.

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The benefits of transportation services for college students

Learn what are the benefits of college students car transportation

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Less stress

There are lots of things to worry about if you’re heading off to college for the first time. Choose transportation services for college students, and that’s one less thing to worry about. We’ll take over responsibility for shipping your car while you organize all the other things.

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Competitive prices

Transportation services for college students are far more affordable than taking a road trip, even if you’ve got buddies to share the cost. Our aim is to provide auto transport at a price you can afford.

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Easy shipping process

Our shipping process is as easy as 1,2,3. Get your free instant online quote using our calculator, make your booking, and wait for your car to be delivered. How easy is that?

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Safe and secure

Taking a long road trip might sound like fun, but you risk getting involved in an accident. There’s also the stress of being stuck in traffic, as well as road and weather conditions to contend with.

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Extra luggage allowed

You can ship one suitcase or a box with up to 100 lbs of personal items in the trunk of your charge. There’s no additional charge, which has to be good for your budget.

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Door-to-door service

Let our shipping advisors know the correct pick-up and delivery locations and we’ll get as close as is legal and safe to do so. If you want a car delivered on campus, you’ll need to check if this is allowed with your college authorities.

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Hints & tips for transportation services for college students

College students car transportation advices from experienced car shippers