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Car Transport Oldham: Secure & Affordable Vehicle Delivery Solutions


Reasons Individuals Relocate Automobiles to & from Oldham, Greater Manchester, UK


Oldham, a lively municipality in Greater Manchester, UK, is a center for automobile aficionados & retailers alike. Numerous people discover they require dependable car transportation services to & from Oldham for various motives. Whether it's acquiring a vehicle from an online auction, engaging in a track day event, or moving to a new city, Oldham car transport businesses provide secure & budget-friendly solutions for all your automobile delivery requirements.


Acquiring Car Transport Estimates Simplified


At Shiply, we recognize the significance of discovering the appropriate car transporter for your unique needs. Our platform links you with an extensive network of registered vehicle transport companies specialized in diverse areas. Whether you're seeking the most economical option to transport a car to a scrapyard or need to ship a luxurious Ferrari across the globe, Shiply has you covered.


To begin, simply fill out our user-friendly car delivery quote request form. Within minutes, you'll receive competitive prices from several transportation businesses via email. By utilizing Shiply's reverse auction system, vehicle transport firms compete to provide you with the best possible rates, potentially saving you up to 75% off standard industry prices.


When reviewing the quotes, take a moment to explore each transport provider's feedback profile. Here, you can view customer ratings & reviews to assess the quality of service they deliver. Many of our partnered firms have successfully completed thousands of car deliveries, giving you peace of mind when entrusting them with your vehicle.


Comprehending Car Transport Costs


The expense of car transport per mile can differ depending on factors such as the type of vehicle, mode of transport, & distance covered. On average, you can anticipate paying around £0.95/mile for transport distances exceeding 50 miles. For shorter car delivery requirements under 50 miles, prices may be closer to £2/mile.


Investigating Different Types of Car Transport Services


When it comes to relocating cars, there are two primary methods: trailer transport & professional trade plate driver services. Having your vehicle driven by a professional is often the most budget-friendly option; however, it does add mileage to your car & requires a valid MOT. Trade plate drivers use special registration plates that temporarily replace your vehicle's existing plates during transit.


If you choose trailered car transporting, you have several options. Single car transporters are ideal for individual vehicles but tend to be more expensive. Multi-car transporters, on the other hand, can move several vehicles simultaneously, keeping costs down & accommodating cars that are not running, roadworthy, or legal. For luxury or classic cars, consider a covered or enclosed service for added protection & discretion.


When shipping a vehicle overseas, specialized car shipping companies can assist you with the necessary procedures & documentation. They often have established relationships with large freight liners, ensuring seamless transportation of your car by sea. The most secure option is via a 20ft or 40ft shipping container, although some systems can reduce costs by fitting up to 5 cars in one container. Alternatively, 'roll-on / roll-off' ('RORO') is a cheaper method where your vehicle is driven directly onto the vessel & secured.


Readying Your Car for Transport & Checking Its Condition


Once you've accepted a quote & agreed upon the delivery dates, it's crucial to prepare your car for transport. Gather all necessary documents, remove accessories & valuables, note the vehicle's performance, clean it thoroughly, & take photographs to document its condition before transit.


Upon arrival at the destination, carefully inspect your vehicle. Check vital signs, mileage, & paint for any discrepancies or damage. If you purchased the car online or from a dealership, verify that everything is as described.


Remember to leave feedback on your chosen company's profile page on Shiply once the delivery is complete. Your insights will help future users make informed decisions when arranging their own car transport in Oldham & beyond.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Shiply Cover My Area?

Yes! There are couriers using Shiply all over the country and abroad, so whether you need to move a sofa across town or send a car across Europe, we have got you covered.

Does Shiply Have Different Sized Vehicles?

There are thousands of couriers on Shiply, with a wide range of vehicle sizes capable of handling any delivery. Providing the rough dimensions (and pictures if possible) on your listing will allow the delivery company to get the right vehicle sent out to you.

Can I Call Shiply?

Shiply Support is available from 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday on 020 3137 2454. You can also send an email to .

Who Will Carry Out My Delivery?

Whoever you choose! There are thousands of rated transport providers on our platform ready to make a bid to carry out your delivery. It is up to you to decide which quote to accept.

When Will I Receive A Quote?

You will typically start to receive quotes within 30 minutes. If you are worried about the lack of quotes, try adding some more detail to your listing as transport providers may be unsure of dimensions or weight and feel unable to provide an accurate quote. If your delivery is urgent, you can try our 'featured delivery' feature which moves your listing to the top of the search page for couriers.

How Many Quotes Will I Receive?

Whilst there is no guarantee of quotes, 98% of our listings receive at least 3 quotes, so you are likely to find someone who can undertake the delivery of your items.

Does Shiply Provide Packing Materials?

If your item requires packing materials or extra care then you should make sure this is highlighted in your listing and discussed with any transport provider whose quote you are considering. Couriers on Shiply are able to provide all levels of service and can help pack your items, just ensure you inform them of your needs.

Will My Goods Be Tied Up Securely?

Transport providers will almost always tie up an item in the transport vehicle, as the risk of damage from moving around during transit is high. You should always confirm safety precautions and packing needs with transport providers before accepting a quote.

Can Items Be Taken Upstairs?

Yes, items can be taken upstairs if needed, and can also be assembled. Transport providers on Shiply are happy to provide these services, but you should ensure that you are mentioning these requirements in your listings as it may mean a second person is required for the move.

Can I Travel With My Goods?

The majority of transport providers on Shiply are only insured for the transportation of goods, however, some are also able to take people. If you need to travel with your goods, make sure to mention this in your listing and highlight this to any courier who quotes on your listing.

What If I Need To Cancel My Booking?

If you have accepted a quote and paid the deposit but wish to cancel the delivery, then you should first inform your chosen transport provider that you no longer require the delivery. You should then contact us at to have your deposit refunded.

Can I Change The Address Of The Delivery?

If you have not yet accepted a quote then you are able to change the address of your listing. Note that editing details of your listing after publishing will result in active quotes being voided, so you will have to wait for new quotes to come in. If you have already accepted a quote and need to change the address, please let your transport provider know and contact us at .

Does Someone Have To Be Present For Pickup And Delivery?

In most cases, the car delivery company will require you to be in attendance for the pickup and delivery of the vehicle. This is because there are likely to be release forms that you need to sign, as well as handing over the keys for the car.

Can I Keep Items In My Vehicle?

Most car delivery companies will be fine with you keeping some personal items in the vehicle when it is transported. However, there are two important things to remember: 1. The weight of the items may affect the price of the vehicle delivery, and 2. Any items in the vehicle will not be covered by insurance for the transport of the car itself.

Can I Transport My Vehicle If It Isn't Running?

You can transport your vehicle if it isn’t in running condition, however, this will be more expensive as specialist equipment is required to load and unload the vehicle.

How Shiply works

How Shiply Works

How Shiply Works

  • 1

    Request quotes from our 440,042 rated transport providers.

  • 2

    Compare prices and read previous customer feedback to pick the right delivery quote for you.

  • 3

    Sit back and relax while your item is safely delivered by your chosen transport provider.

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