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Car Transport Taunton: Economical & Dependable Vehicle Delivery Options


Reasons Individuals Frequently Relocate Vehicles to & from Taunton, Somerset, UK


Taunton, the principal municipality of Somerset, UK, is a thriving center for automobile transportation. Numerous people transfer cars to & from Taunton for various motives, such as acquiring a vehicle from a car lot, engaging in circuit days, or relocating to a new home. The town's advantageous position & superb road links make it a favored locale for car shipping services.


Acquire Car Shipping Estimates with Shiply


Shiply can support you in discovering the perfect carrier for your automobile, irrespective of the purpose for requiring car transportation. With thousands of licensed firms specializing in diverse areas, Shiply provides an extensive array of delivery choices. Whether you necessitate the most economical cost to convey a car to a junkyard or need to dispatch a Ferrari worldwide, Shiply can assist.


To commence, merely fill out one uncomplicated car delivery quotation request form, & within minutes, you'll obtain prices from various transportation companies via email. By utilizing Shiply, you can access rates that are up to 75% less expensive than standard prices, as vehicle shipping firms compete in a reverse bidding to offer you the most favorable deal.


Varieties of Car Shipping Services


When it comes to relocating cars, there are two primary techniques: transporting on a trailer or having a professional trade plate driver operate the vehicle. While having your car driven is often the most economical choice, it does contribute mileage to your vehicle & necessitates a valid MOT. However, the car doesn't require tax or registration, as a 'trade plate driver' can exhibit a special license plate over the existing plates while operating.


If you select trailered car transporting, there are several alternatives available. Single car carriers transport one vehicle at a time, making them more costly. Multi-car transporters, conversely, can move multiple vehicles simultaneously, keeping expenses down & proving useful for cars that are not functioning, roadworthy, or legal. For luxury or classic cars, a covered or enclosed service provides the safest option, shielding the vehicle from the elements & keeping it out of sight.


Readying Your Car for Shipping


Once you've accepted an estimate for your car delivery & agreed on the dates, it's crucial to ready your car for transport. Ensure you have all the necessary documents, especially if you're distance-selling. Remove accessories & valuables from the vehicle, as they may not be insured, & fasten or remove anything that could come loose during transit.


Make notes of the vehicle's performance before transport to easily identify any changes after the move. If the car will be driven during delivery, ensure fluid & fuel levels are sufficient. Cleaning your vehicle helps avoid damage caused by dirt rubbing against the paintwork & makes it easier to spot any scratches or scrapes that occur during transport. Taking photographs before the move is also a great way to prove any damage incurred during transit.


Inspect Car Condition & Provide Feedback


Upon your vehicle's arrival at its destination, examine all vital signs, such as lights, engine, brakes, & any unique functions. If you purchased the car online or from a dealership, confirm that everything is as described. Check the mileage to ensure the car has traveled the expected distance, & inspect the paint for any damage against the photos taken before transportation.


Remember to provide feedback on your chosen company's profile page on Shiply once your car delivery is complete. This helps future users make informed decisions when arranging their car transport in Taunton or elsewhere.

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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.

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How Shiply Works

How Shiply Works

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    Request quotes from our 440,488 rated transport providers.

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

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

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