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Costs vary ... is it really a bargain?
Just like any company, the vehicle transport business has costs. Costs that have to be passed on to the customer. Shop around and you'll likely get different quotes. Simple reason is each company has different costs and margins. So the question is - how do you get a bargain?
Car transportation costs
First and foremost, it costs people money to operate their auto transport vehicles. We all know this. To understand your quote, you need to understand the costs involved. Car transports owners typically face basic vehicle expenses including:
- Staff and training
- Vehicle and business insurance
Of course, there are other more complex costs too. Items such as depreciation, for example. That's all well and good you say. But how do you know if you're getting a bargain I hear you ask? Get several vehicle transport quotes. That's the key.
Vehicle transport quotes - haggle
A car relocation quote is not set in stone. By being armed with information, you can secure a bargain. Essentially, the more quotes you have, the better. A written quote acts as bargaining chip. Use them as a haggling tool between the car transport companies. Demand a reduced price!
Some companies will lower their quote. Others will throw in 'free' services such as boxes, better insurance coverage etc. You may even score bonus covered/enclosed car transport. By being persistent, you will save money. And when you save money, you know you've scored a bargain.
So go on. Get haggling. Get a bargain deal on your car relocation.
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