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Car Transport Norwich: Affordable & Reliable Vehicle Shipping Solutions


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Numerous individuals in Norwich, Norfolk, UK, require car transport services for various reasons. Whether you own a car dealership, bought a vehicle on eBay, discovered a barn find, or wish to attend a track day, Shiply can help you locate the ideal transporter for your needs. With thousands of registered companies specializing in different areas, Shiply provides a wide array of transport options. From the most affordable price for scrapping a car to transporting a Ferrari globally, we've got you covered.


Shiply boasts an extensive network of vehicle transport firms that deliver cars worldwide. Whether you require car delivery within the UK, Europe, or beyond, Shiply can find a suitable solution. Simply complete one straightforward car delivery quote request form, and within minutes, you'll receive prices from transportation companies via email. By utilizing Shiply, you can save up to 75% off standard rates, as vehicle transport companies engage in a reverse auction to offer you the best price.


Many transport firms on Shiply have completed thousands of deliveries, and alongside each delivery quote, you can view the transport provider's feedback profile to see customer ratings and reviews. This helps you gain a clear understanding of the service quality. Car transport cost per mile varies based on the vehicle type, transport mode, and distance. On Shiply, you can anticipate an average charge of £0.95/mile for transports exceeding 50 miles and around £2/mile for shorter car delivery requirements under 50 miles.


Varieties of Car Transport Services


There are two primary methods for transporting cars: on a trailer or driven by a professional trade plate driver. Having your vehicle driven is often the most economical option, but it increases your car's mileage and requires a valid MOT. The car doesn't need tax or registration as it can be operated by a 'trade plate driver' who displays a special registration plate over the vehicle's existing plates.


Trailered car transporting offers several choices. Single car transporters carry one car at a time, making them more expensive. Multi-car transporters can move multiple vehicles simultaneously, keeping costs down and is useful for non-running, non-roadworthy, or illegal cars. For luxury or classic cars, a covered or enclosed service is the safest option, protecting the car from the elements and keeping it out of sight. However, this tends to be more costly as these trailers usually carry only one or two cars at once.


When transporting a vehicle overseas, specialized car shipping companies have relationships with large freight liners to transport your car by sea. They can advise you on the required procedures and shipping documentation, and often assist in completing them. The most secure but expensive option is via a 20ft or 40ft shipping container, although some systems can reduce costs by fitting up to 5 cars in one container. A cheaper alternative is 'roll-on / roll-off' ('RORO'), where your vehicle is driven directly onto the vessel and secured. Regardless of the transport method, we recommend verifying the transporter's insurance level is adequate for your vehicle's value and checking your personal car insurance policy to ensure your car is insured while being moved by a third party.


Ready Your Car for Transport


Once you've accepted a quote for your car delivery and agreed on dates, we recommend preparing your car for transport:


  • Documents: Ensure you have all the necessary paperwork, especially for distance-selling.

  • Clearing: Remove accessories and valuables from the vehicle as they may not be insured. Secure or remove anything that could come loose during transit.

  • Running condition: Note the vehicle's performance prior to transport to spot any changes after the move. Ensure fluid and fuel levels are adequate if the vehicle will be driven during delivery.

  • Cleaning: Clean your vehicle to avoid damage caused by dirt rubbing the paintwork and to easily notice any scratches or scrapes that occur during transport.

  • Evidence: Take photographs before transportation to prove any damage incurred during transport.

Many firms on Shiply have vast experience and have transported thousands of cars. Your chosen transport company will be available to help you with any queries or concerns.


Verify Car Condition & Provide Feedback


Once your vehicle reaches its destination, check:


  • Vital signs: Ensure all important functions are as you left them: lights, engine, brakes, and any special functions unique to your vehicle. If you bought your vehicle online or from a car dealership, verify everything is as described.

  • Mileage: Check if the car has travelled the expected distance. If not, raise this with the transporter.

  • Paint: Check for damage against photos taken before transportation.

Shiply is built on trust, with company profile pages available to browse when choosing a car transporter. After your car delivery is complete, remember to leave feedback on your chosen company's profile page. This helps future users make the best decision when arranging their car transport.


Reasons People Move Cars to & from Norwich


Norwich, the county town of Norfolk, UK, is a popular destination for car transport. Many individuals relocate to Norwich for its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture. The city is home to the University of East Anglia, attracting students from all over the country who often bring their cars with them. Additionally, Norwich's thriving economy and job market draw professionals who may need to relocate their vehicles.


On the other hand, people also move cars from Norwich for various reasons. Some may be selling their vehicles to buyers in other parts of the country or even overseas. Others may be relocating for work or personal reasons and need to transport their cars to their new homes. Whatever the reason, Shiply's network of reliable car transport companies in Norwich ensures that your vehicle reaches its destination safely and efficiently.

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As Shiply's delivery companies are already making similar trips, quotes are up to 75% cheaper than standard rates.

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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 435,667 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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