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Transporting your classic car: is it safe?

Sometimes when you move long distances or interstate you will need to transport important possessions or things which you love. If you are an automotive enthusiast, then you may find yourself with a classic car to transport. You may have asked yourself “is it safe?”. The short answer is yes, it is safe to transport your classic car. Most companies have good transport warranty coverage and liability which will ensure that even if transit damage does occur – something which is pretty unlikely – you will receive adequate compensation.

What is a classic car?

Classic cars are models which are either rare or old enough to have become somewhat collectable. They are worth restoring and looking after rather than simply scrapping, and can hold significant financial value. Some classic cars are extremely hard to find and can be amongst the most prized possessions of people.

Should you transport your classic car? Will it get damaged?

The short answer is yes, it is possible and safe to transport your classic car, as long as you are sensible and choose a reliable transport company. There is absolutely no reason why you should be afraid of your car getting damaged, as it really isn’t any different to any other car. Damage during vehicle transportation is very rare, and is always covered by the company’s transport warranty if they are reputable.

An argument could be made that vehicle transport companies are actually the safest way to move your classic car. They are fully licenced, equipped, and have the experience necessary to make sure your car isn’t damaged during the journey. Get in touch with your local vehicle transport company today!

Tips for transporting your classic car:

Use the following classic car transport tips to ensure you have the best experience possible:

Whatever you do, make sure you use a reputable company! Don’t trust your valuable, prized car into the care of a sub-par or poor quality company just because they are cheaper or offer faster service. It isn’t worth it.

  1. Make sure that the company’s transport warranty will cover any damage which might occur during the transport of your classic car.
  2. Many shipping companies won’t ship your car if it has more than a quarter of a tank of fuel due to safety concerns. Plan ahead and prepare for this.
  3. Make sure the vehicles condition is thoroughly documented and signed by both you and the company in question. This will ensure that you are protected in the case of damage.
  4. Make sure that you do not have any loose items lying around in the car as these items could cause damage to the interior of the vehicle during transport.



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