Automotive Digital Marketing

Professional Community for Car Dealers, Marketing, Advertising and Sales Leaders

Loading... Be Patient!

What to Do with Your Car during a Cross-Country Move

A cross-country move can offer more than its fair share of headaches, not the least of which is determining what to do with your car during the move. While your car is one of your largest possessions, it can be one of the easiest to overlook during the moving process, since you’ll likely be frequently using your car to get things ready for the move. Fortunately, there are plenty of options to get your car to its new destination, giving you flexibility when it comes to schedule and budget.

Drive It

One of the most obvious options to get your car to where it needs to be is to drive it there. This option works well because it’s sure to arrive the moment you do, meaning you’ll have access to it as you begin to work on your new home. One drawback, however, is that this option requires an extra driver for the duration of the trip. If you only have one individual who can drive, or you have two individuals who can drive but those two are taking shifts, it might be difficult to convince someone else to accompany you on your trip simply to drive your car. Additionally, this option puts the most wear and tear on your vehicle.

Tow It

Most moving trucks have a hitch installed on them. This hitch can be used to pull a trailer that carries your car. This is a great option if you’re limited on drivers and still want your car to arrive exactly when you do. Unfortunately, this option may not be viable if you don’t have experience driving an already large truck while pulling a trailer. This can make for quite a long caravan, requiring special skill and care, especially when backing. Additionally, unless you upgrade to a flatbed trailer, this option still puts wear and tear on your vehicle.

Send It

If you want to take all the stress out of transporting your vehicle, your best option is to utilize a car moving company. These companies pick up your car at a scheduled date and time, then transport it to a location of your choosing. This option is appealing since all the logistics are handled for you, meaning that you can focus your attention and energy on other aspects of the moving process. Additionally, your vehicle will receive no extra wear and tear if you utilize this option, as it will be carried with all four wheels off the ground.

Plan Well

No matter which option you choose, it’s important to choose it and plan for its execution well in advance. After all, the last thing you want to happen is to arrive at your new home, only to find yourself without adequate transportation. Begin your time in your new home the right way by transporting your vehicle in the way that works best for you.

Views: 8

Tags: car, driving, matters, moving, transport

Comment

Oops... You need to stop "Lurking" on ADM and become a more genuine Automotive Professional by completing your membership registration. As a registered ADM Member, you can post comments, publish your own articles (be a star!) and start Forum discussions. Stop being an online "Peeping Tom" and JOIN ADM RIGHT NOW!

Join Automotive Digital Marketing

Automotive Professional Network and Resource Exchange for Car Dealers, Managers, OEM and Marketing Practitioners seeking Best Practices.

ADM Sponsor

Please Consider Automotive Marketing Professional Community Sponsors

ADM Badge

Loading…

Based On Your Interests...

ADM Consulting, LLC

Onsite/Offsite Combination ADM Consulting, LLC Professional Services
Select the maximum monthly investment you plan to make
$USD
Sign up for

Automotive Marketing Tools

Get ADM Toolbar

Click here to take the ADM Member Survey

Getting too many emails from ADM? Click mailbox below to control which types of alerts and updates you are sent......


Instagram

Top Automotive Marketing Forum Discussions

Share the Best Content w/AutoMarketing Community

© 2018   Created by Ralph Paglia.   Powered by

ADM Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service