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How much does it cost to Tow a Vehicle Cross-country?


How much does it cost to Tow a Vehicle Cross-country?

Relocating cross-country is never easy.  Needless to say, it can be difficult, disruptive, and expensive.  Even worse is the fact that it will probably mean saying goodbye to other family members and close friends.  When you have to move an entire household, it can be overwhelming.  But when you have the additional worry of moving a second vehicle, this not only adds to the expense, it can add to the frustration as well.

What are your options when it comes to moving that second vehicle?

Many individuals are faced with the dilemma of moving a second car from one city to a new city, when relocating to another state or cross-country.  Sometimes, it may not be feasible or practical to drive it yourself.  Luckily, there are several options to consider when it comes to towing a vehicle cross-country:

  • You can tow it behind a rental truck (Budget, Hertz, U-Haul, etc.) if it’s a DIY move
  • You can tow it behind a pick-up truck or SUV
  • You can drive the other vehicle yourself
  • You can hire Cross Country Car Shipping to tow it for you

Another option, although one that is rarely considered, is selling the second vehicle and dealing with replacing it when you get to your new home.

Ultimately, the option typically comes down to four basic factors, namely convenience, cost, expediency, and safety.  Although hiring an auto transport company is not the most cost-effective way to tow a vehicle cross-country, it is the most convenient and safest way to ship it there in a timely manner. And when you work with us, we ensure that your vehicle is properly secured and safe during transit. Additionally, we will deliver it on time, at the new location safely.

How does cross-country towing differ from standard towing?

Cross-country towing services and standard towing services are uniquely different in that you would normally contact the latter when your vehicle breaks down and you’re stranded somewhere.  Under these circumstances, your vehicle would either be towed back to your home or to an auto mechanic for repair.  Not only are standard towing companies expensive, they usually won’t travel that far.  In addition to this, two wheels of your vehicle will remain on the ground while being towed.

With Cross Country Car Shipping, you’ll be relying on the experience and expertise of an auto transport company to tow your vehicle across state lines or from coast to coast.  Trucks that will tow your vehicle long distances will usually be taking other vehicles on the tow trailer as well.  These are more commonly referred to as auto carriers which can transport two levels of vehicles and are over 50 feet long.  The benefit of these carriers or towing trailers is that no part of your vehicle is on the ground. That helps to safeguard your vehicle during the long transit distance.

What are the benefits of having us tow your vehicle?

Naturally, there are certain advantages to having Cross Country Car Shipping handle the task of towing your vehicle from its current location to your new home.  As we mentioned above, using an auto transport company to tow your vehicle cross-country is all about convenience, expediency, and safety.  There are 3 primary advantages to hiring our company to tow your vehicle:

  • Less stress for you – driving cross country can be very stressful and tiring.  Plus, it can be dangerous in some instances.  Unexpected circumstances such as accidents, hazardous road conditions, and the weather are all factors to contend with.  When we tow your vehicle, we alleviate the risks and your stress.
  • Monetary savings – DIY vehicle towing can be costlier than having an auto transport company do the work.  When you tow the vehicle, you not only have the dolly or trailer rental expense, there’s the cost of fuel, lodging, and meals to consider.
  • Reliability and safety – we’ve built our reputation on being a reliable company that guarantees the safety of our customer’s vehicles.  You’ll the have peace of mind that comes from knowing that your vehicle will be safe and secure while in transit.

How much does it cost to Tow a Vehicle Cross-country?

The cost to tow a vehicle cross-country varies based on certain factors such as distance, towing method chosen, size and weight of the vehicle (pick-ups, SUV’s, and vans cost more than cars to transport), and the time of year.  Taking these factors into consideration, the average cost to tow a vehicle cross-country ranges from $750 to nearly $2,000 for high-end or vintage automobiles.

If you are looking for a more accurate quote, call us today. To learn more about cross-country vehicle towing, visit our website or contact Cross Country Car Shipping at (888) 230-9834.