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Car Transport in Newcastle-under-Lyme: Relocating Vehicles Effortlessly


Discovering the Ideal Car Transport Company


There are various motives why people necessitate car transport services. Whether you're an automobile dealership proprietor, have procured a vehicle from eBay, obtained a barn find, or desire to engage in a track day, Shiply can aid you in discovering the perfect transporter for the task. With thousands of registered firms specializing in diverse areas, Shiply provides a wide array of transport options. From securing the most economical price for scrapping a car to transporting a Ferrari globally, we've got you covered.


Shiply possesses an expansive network of vehicle transport companies that deliver cars worldwide. Whether you require car delivery within the UK, Europe, or beyond, Shiply can uncover a suitable solution. Simply fill out one straightforward car delivery quote request form, & prices from transportation firms will be sent to you within minutes. By utilizing Shiply, you can access prices that are up to 75% more affordable than going directly to car transportation companies, guaranteeing you get the best deal.


Many transport firms on Shiply have completed thousands of deliveries, & their feedback profiles are exhibited next to every delivery quote. This allows you to view customer ratings & feedback, providing you with a clear idea of the service quality you can anticipate. Car transport costs per mile vary depending on the type of vehicle, mode of transport, & distance. On Shiply, the average charge per mile is £0.95 for transports over 50 miles, while shorter car delivery requirements under 50 miles typically cost around £2 per mile.


Car Transport Options in Newcastle-under-Lyme


Newcastle-under-Lyme, a thriving town in Staffordshire, UK, experiences a considerable amount of car transport activity. Many individuals relocate to or from Newcastle-under-Lyme for various reasons, such as moving for work, acquiring a new vehicle, or selling their car. The town's strategic location & excellent transport connections make it a popular hub for car transport services.


When it comes to relocating cars, there are two primary methods: transporting on a trailer or having a professional trade plate driver operate the vehicle. While having your car driven is often the most cost-effective option, it does add mileage to your vehicle & requires a valid MOT. However, the car does not need tax or registration, as a 'trade plate driver' can display a special registration plate over the existing plates while operating the vehicle.


If you opt for trailered car transport, you have several options to choose from. Single car transporters carry one vehicle at a time, making them more expensive. Multi-car transporters, on the other hand, can move several vehicles simultaneously, keeping costs down & proving useful for cars that are not running, roadworthy, or legal. For luxury or classic cars, a covered or enclosed service offers the safest option, protecting the vehicle from the elements & keeping it out of sight. However, this service tends to be more costly, as these trailers usually carry only one or two cars at a time.


Shipping Cars Overseas from Newcastle-under-Lyme


If you need to relocate a vehicle overseas from Newcastle-under-Lyme, specialized car shipping companies can assist. These firms have relationships with large freight liners & can advise you on the required procedures & shipping documentation, often aiding you in completing them. The most secure but expensive option is using 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 & secured.


Regardless of the transport method you choose, it's crucial to verify that the transporter's insurance level is adequate for your vehicle's value. Additionally, check your personal car insurance policy to ensure your car is covered while being relocated by a third party.


Preparing Your Car for Transport & Checking Its Condition


Once you've accepted a quote for your car delivery & agreed on the dates, it's essential to prepare your car for transport. Gather all necessary documents, especially if you're distance-selling. Remove accessories & valuables from the vehicle, as they may not be insured, & secure or remove anything that could come loose during transit. Make notes of the vehicle's performance prior to transport to easily spot any changes after the move. Ensure fluid & fuel levels are adequate if the vehicle will be driven during delivery. Cleaning your vehicle will help avoid damage caused by dirt rubbing against the paintwork & make it easier to notice any scratches or scrapes that occur during transport. Taking photographs before your vehicle is transported is an excellent way to prove any damage incurred during transit.


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


Shiply is built on trust, with company profile pages available for browsing when choosing a car transporter. Once your car delivery is complete, don't forget 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 in Newcastle-under-Lyme & 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.

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How Shiply Works

How Shiply Works

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    Request quotes from our 438,843 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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