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Motorcycle Shipping Longbenton: Cost-Effective & Dependable Options


When you require motorcycle transportation, your initial action should be to evaluate prices to guarantee you're receiving a fair deal. Shiply simplifies the process of determining motorcycle shipping costs without the inconvenience & effort. Just complete our straightforward motorcycle transport request form, & you'll receive quotes via email within minutes.


Motorcycle shipping prices are typically uniform. On Shiply, you can anticipate paying around £0.55 per mile, although this may fluctuate slightly for exceptionally short or long trips. For instance, motorcycle transport services within the UK are more cost-effective than transporting your bike overseas to Europe or farther.


Prices on Shiply are competitive because once you submit your motorcycle shipping request on the platform, thousands of highly-rated motorcycle transportation companies compete against each other for the job. It's akin to a reverse auction, ensuring you secure the most favourable price available.


Whether you require bike transport for a brief journey within the UK, deeper into Europe, or even international motorcycle shipping, Shiply can assist you.


Assessing Motorcycle Transport Rates


There are four primary approaches to transporting your motorcycle:


1. Open trailer transport
2. Covered trailer transport
3. Ridden delivery
4. Specialised lorry transport


Open trailer transport is the most prevalent & economical choice, as any vehicle capable of towing a specialised motorcycle trailer can be utilised. This expands your options for bike transport companies & helps maintain low costs. However, your bike will be exposed to the elements during transit.


Covered trailers, such as vans & lorries, provide more protection but may be slightly pricier than open transport. Most man and van companies can adapt to transport motorcycles with the appropriate equipment to secure the bike in the cargo area.


If you can't ride your motorcycle to its destination, you can choose a ridden delivery service. This tailored option is less common & likely to be more expensive than other methods, with a higher chance of wear, tear, & added mileage.


Your selection of motorcycle transport method will depend on your budget & urgency. Once you receive bike delivery quotes on Shiply, compare them based on price, transport method, & the provider's feedback score. When you find a quote you're satisfied with, accept it, & the chosen company will contact you to finalise the details.


Readying Your Motorcycle for Transport


To minimise the risk of issues during transport, follow these steps:


1. Clean your motorcycle to notice any pre-existing damage or scratches & prevent dust or dirt from contributing to paintwork scratches during handling & moving.
2. Note & photograph any nicks or scrapes to check for damage after transportation.
3. Drain oil & petrol, if required by the transport company, to avoid leaks & ensure safety. If the bike will be ridden during transit, keep some fuel in the tank.
4. Properly inflate tyres to prevent rim damage & make the bike easier to move.
5. Remove loose panels or accessories that could come off during transit. If transporting the bike with its keys, consider tying them to the bike itself.
6. Ensure the bike is in working order, taxed, & has a valid MOT if it will be ridden on public roads during transit.


Your chosen motorcycle delivery firm will call you when they are near the collection & delivery points to ensure you are available. Many Shiply transporters have completed thousands of motorcycle deliveries & are highly experienced, so don't hesitate to ask them any questions or voice concerns.


Longbenton, Tyne and Wear, UK: A Popular Destination for Motorcycle Transport


Longbenton, situated in Tyne and Wear, UK, is a favoured destination for motorcycle enthusiasts. Many people frequently move their motorcycles to & from Longbenton for various reasons, such as attending events, purchasing or selling bikes, or relocating. The town's convenient location & strong motorcycle community make it an attractive spot for bike owners.


When your motorcycle arrives at its destination, thoroughly inspect for any damage that may have occurred during transit. Address any issues with the transporter & insurance companies promptly.


Remember to leave feedback for your chosen motorcycle transport provider on Shiply, as you likely relied on other customers' reviews when making your decision. Your feedback will help future users make informed choices when selecting a reliable & affordable motorcycle transport service in Longbenton 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 motorbike delivery company will require you to be in attendance for the pickup and delivery of the motorbike. This is because there are likely to be release forms that you need to sign, as well as handing over the keys.

How Much Fuel Should I Have In My Motorbike During Transit?

Generally, you should aim to have around a quarter of your tank full if the motorbike needs to be moved during transport. This allows for easy loading and unloading of the motorbike but will not add too much extra weight to the vehicle.

Can I Ship My Motorbike If It Isn't Running?

You can ship your motorbike 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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    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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