Oakland Car Shipping Services | Nationwide Auto Transportation

With more than fifty neighborhoods within its city limits, Oakland is a very diverse city with a bustling art scene and great weather all year long. Oakland has the highest volume of artists per capita than any other city in the country. Winter tourists from northern parts of the U.S. are drawn to Oakland during the colder months, as the city has a lovely climate with plenty sunshine and offers many opportunities to join outdoors activities, such as hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming in nature.

Oakland is also home to the busiest sea port in the San Francisco Bay area, which is a major trade and transport hub. The cargo industry employs in excess of two-hundred and fifty thousand people in the city. As a result, Oakland offers many job opportunities and people who move there often require Oakland car shipping when they move from other cities.

Every week, Nationwide Auto Transportation offers Oakland car shipping to and from the port when people import and export cars. As such, we regularly have car haulers in the area. With many years in the industry and thousands of happy customer, you can rely on us for affordable, reliable and safe Oakland car shipping.

FREE Oakland Car Shipping Quote

Nationwide Auto Transportation has become a go-to shipping company for moving vehicles across the United States. We are equipped with latest equipment and tools to dispatch your car safely anywhere in the USA, and we ship a variety of transportation modes including motorcycles, cars, boats, bikes, and scooters etc.

columbus Car ShippingWhen you work with Nationwide Auto Transportation, you can rest assured that only the most modern enclosed carriers will be used (if you choose enclosed transport) to ship your classic car. Our reliable matrix of delivery carriers operate across forty-eight states, delivering professional experience and care.Several of our reliable, licensed and bonded carriers offer routes through Oakland every week. Request your Oakland car shipping quote now and let us take care of the details.

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6 Reasons why Snowbirds Oakland Car Shipping is Best

Every year, we make many snowbirds car shipping deliveries from Colorado and other frosty states down to the more sunny states, such as California, Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi.

Why should you consider shipping your car during the winter months instead of driving, there are many reasons, but here are a few:-

  • It’s safer than driving in the snow.
  • It’s much quicker to ship your car and fly down – no rest stops, meals and overnights.
  • It saves on wear and tear on your vehicle.
  • You don’t have to change to snow tires.
  • Car shipping reduces stress – who needs stress during vacation??
  • It gives you more vacation time (a quick flight vs. days of road travel)

Snowbirds car shipping headed south usually starts picking up in October, which ultimately means transportation becomes cheaper for cars heading north. The opposite is true during March or April when the snowbirds head back up north. If your time is flexible, that window will provide you with the best rates. Find out more about our Shipping rates.

Oakland Car Shipping FAQ

Is my vehicle insured while in transit?

Yes. The US Department of Transportation requires all auto transporters maintain a valid insurance policy. Nationwide Auto Transportation takes the additional step of requiring all carriers in their network to list them as additionally insured. This means that, in the unlikely event of an accident, if that agent is unable to cover the claim, Nationwide Auto Transportation is able to file the claim through their insurance company directly.

Can I load my vehicle up with personal items?

It is not recommended to place any personal items in your vehicle during Oakland car shipping service. Not only are items not insured during transport, but the DOT regulates what can be transported. The DOT can fine a transporter $10,000 if found to be carrying household goods. Moving companies are the only companies licensed to transport household goods. No firearms, hazardous materials, or illegal contraband are allowed at any time.

Which methods of payment are acceptable?

Nationwide Auto Transportation accepts all major credit cards or any type of certified funds prior to vehicle shipment. If you wish to pay upon delivery, a deposit is required to schedule your Oakland car shipping service and the balance must be paid in full to the driver in cash or certified funds.

Do I have to be present for pickup and / or delivery?

Yes. Either you or an authorized agent must be present to sign for the condition of your vehicle at both pickup and delivery.

How far in advance should I plan my Oakland car shipping service?

Placing your vehicle shipment order as far in advance as possible, will help ensure your vehicle is picked up and delivered within your requested time frame.

Where will my vehicle be picked up and delivered?

Your vehicle will be both picked up and delivered as close to your specified addresses as is physically possible. Certain government residential restrictions may prevent our drivers from arriving at your exact residence or there may be loading safety regulation issues. If we should find we are unable to arrive at a specified address, one of our agents will contact you to make appropriate arrangements.

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