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Individuals require car transportation services for various purposes, such as owning an auto dealership, purchasing a vehicle through eBay, acquiring a barn find, or participating in a track event. Regardless of the circumstance, Shiply can help you discover the ideal transporter for your needs. With a vast network of thousands of registered companies specializing in different areas, Shiply caters to all requirements, from the most budget-friendly option for delivering a car to a scrapyard to shipping a Ferrari across the globe. Shiply collaborates with numerous vehicle transport firms that provide shipping services throughout the UK, Europe, and beyond.

To obtain car delivery quotes, simply complete a straightforward request form, and within minutes, you will receive price estimates from various transportation companies via email. Shiply offers more competitive prices compared to directly contacting car transportation firms, which typically quote the full industry rate. On Shiply, vehicle transport companies engage in a reverse auction, potentially reducing prices by up to 75% off standard rates, ensuring you get the best deal. Many transport providers on Shiply have completed thousands of deliveries, and nearly every delivery quote includes the company's feedback profile, allowing you to view customer ratings and reviews to assess the quality of their service.

The cost per mile for car transport varies based on factors such as the type of vehicle being transported, the mode of transport, and the distance covered. On Shiply, for distances exceeding 50 miles, the average charge per mile is approximately £0.95. For shorter car delivery requirements under 50 miles, the average prices are closer to £2 per mile.

Varieties of Car Transport Services

When it comes to moving cars, there are two primary methods: transporting them on a trailer or having them driven by a professional trade plate driver. Having your vehicle driven is often the most economical option; however, it adds mileage to your car and requires a valid MOT. The car does not need to be taxed or registered, as it can be driven by a 'trade plate driver' who displays a special registration plate over the vehicle's existing plates while being operated by a professional.

Trailered car transporting offers several options. Single car transporters carry one vehicle at a time, making them more expensive. Multi-car transporters can move several vehicles simultaneously, keeping car transportation costs lower and proving useful for non-running, non-roadworthy, or illegal cars. When transporting a luxury or classic car, you may prefer a covered or enclosed service. This option is the safest, as it protects the car from the elements and keeps it out of sight. Transporting classic cars can be more costly, as these trailers typically only carry one or two vehicles at a time.

For overseas vehicle transportation, specialized car shipping companies have relationships with large freight liners to transport your car by sea. They can provide guidance on the necessary procedures and shipping documentation and often assist in completing them. The most secure but expensive car shipping 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 more affordable alternative is 'roll-on / roll-off' ('RORO'), where your vehicle is driven directly onto the vessel and secured. Regardless of the transportation method, we recommend verifying that the transporter's insurance level is sufficient for the vehicle's value. Additionally, review your personal car insurance policy to ensure your car is covered while being moved by a third party.

Car Transport in Perth and Kinross, UK

Perth and Kinross is a sought-after destination for individuals relocating their vehicles. Many people move to Perth and Kinross for professional or personal reasons and require dependable car transport services to ensure their vehicles arrive safely at their new location. Moreover, car dealerships in Perth and Kinross often utilize car transport companies to deliver vehicles to customers or transfer inventory between locations. Whether you're moving to or from Perth and Kinross or simply need to transport a car within the area, Shiply can assist you in finding trusted and affordable "car transport perth and kinross" services.

Ready Your Vehicle for Transport

After accepting a quote for your car delivery and confirming the dates, we recommend preparing your car for transport:

Documents: Ensure you have all the necessary paperwork readily available, especially if you are distance-selling.
Clearing: Remove accessories and valuables from the vehicle, as they are unlikely to be insured. Secure or remove any items that could come loose during transit.
Running condition: Make notes of the vehicle's performance before transport. This will help you identify any changes once the move is completed. Ensure fluid and fuel levels are sufficient if the vehicle will be driven during delivery.
Cleaning: Cleaning your vehicle helps prevent damage caused by dirt rubbing against the paintwork and makes it easier to spot any scratches or scrapes that may occur during the vehicle delivery.
Evidence: Taking photographs before your vehicle is transported is an excellent way to prove any damage that may have occurred during transport.

Many companies on Shiply have extensive experience and have transported thousands of cars. Your chosen transport provider will be available to assist you with any questions or concerns.

Verify Car Condition & Provide Feedback

Once your vehicle reaches its destination, you should check:

Vital signs: Ensure all essential functions are as you left them, including lights, engine, brakes, and any special features unique to your vehicle. If you purchased your vehicle online or from a car dealership, verify that everything is as described.
Mileage: Check if the car has traveled the expected distance. If not, discuss this with the transporter.
Paint: Inspect for any damage by comparing the car's condition to the photos taken before transportation.

Shiply is built on trust, with company profile pages available for browsing when selecting a "perth and kinross car transport" provider. Once your car delivery is completed, remember to leave feedback on your chosen company's profile page. This helps future users of the site make informed decisions when arranging their car transport.

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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 440,657 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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