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Edward Larrivee

Edward knows everything about car carriers. He helps AutoStar Transport Express customers learn the auto shipping industry and process and writes about car carriers, auto shipping, car transit, and things you need to know for a great car shipping experience. Edward spends his free time watching and playing basketball.
gas prices and driving in puerto rico

Gas Prices and Driving in Puerto Rico: A Detailed Guide

Driving around Puerto Rico is one of the best ways to experience the island at your own pace. If you are unfamiliar with driving a vehicle in Puerto Rico, this guide is for you. This article covers the basics of driving in Puerto Rico, including the dos and dont's. Things you need to know about driving in Puerto Rico Most...

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Top Load Car Transport

What is Top Load Car Transport?

You may find the term 'top load' confusing if you are new to the auto transport industry. However, if you work with a reputable car shipping company like Autostar Transport Express, you won't have to worry about all these terms. Choosing different car shipping services is one of the steps you need to take when shipping your car. You can...

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Cars and Bids Review

Cars and Bids Review: Is This a Good Site For Buying or Selling Cars?

It can be quite challenging to sell your old vehicle. Back then (maybe ten years ago) car enthusiasts had to search through traditional classified ads, attend local car shows, or attend high-end auctions to find vintage and rare cars.  Fortunately today, it is so much easier! The digital era gives us more options than ever before for selling our old...

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Tow dolly va car trailer vs auto transport

Tow Dolly vs Car Trailer vs Auto Transport – Which is Best for Me?

Do you need to move a car from one location to your new home? If so, there are several options for moving vehicles from one place to another. Driving yourself certainly appears to be a cheap and simple solution. However, a major disadvantage is the amount of wear and tear that a road trip will create. If you don't want to...

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What is the Central Dispatch Load Board

What is Central Dispatch & How Does it Work?

Every day, thousands of auto transport company owners, drivers, and dispatchers search the internet for new loads to book. Central Dispatch Load Board is without a doubt the best in the car shipping industry for finding vehicles. It is widely used and trusted by brokers, dealers, manufacturers, and more, making it a widely used and trusted solution for auto transportation....

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Cheapest Way to Ship a Car To Hawaii

What is the Cheapest Way to Ship my Car to Hawaii?

When you have your own vehicle on the islands, traveling is much more convenient and affordable than buying a new vehicle upon arrival. The trick is finding an affordable shipping method to get your vehicle out to Hawaii. The following article offers all the advice you need, breaks down your options, and describes the cheapest way to ship a car...

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How to Register a Car in Hawaii

How to Register a Car in Hawaii

Whether you are moving to Hawaii, permanently living in a new county within the state, or purchasing a vehicle in Hawaii, you must register a vehicle with the Hawaii Department of Transportation. You must register your vehicle in the county where you live. You have 30 days to register your car if you are a new resident of Hawaii. In...

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Interisland Car Shipping Hawaii

Inter-Island Car Shipping Hawaii

Whether you're moving to a new island location for an extended vacation or an exciting business opportunity, traveling around the islands with your own vehicle can be extremely helpful and convenient. Local island residents shopping for a vehicle on Oahu or shipping from elsewhere on the Hawaiian islands benefit from safe and secure inter-island Hawaii auto transport services. Requesting a...

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Rules For Shipping a Car to Hawaii

Rules For Shipping A Car To Hawaii

Shipping a car to Hawaii is easier than many think. However, there are certain rules and regulations that you should be aware of before moving to or from Hawaii. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about those rules for shipping a car to/from Hawaii, in order to be better prepared. Rules for shipping a Car...

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Registering a car in Puerto Rico

How to Register a Car in Puerto Rico

Why do you Need to Registered a Car in Puerto Rico? It is not fun to register your car in Puerto Rico, but it is something you absolutely must do. In Puerto Rico, if your car is not registered you could be fined at least a hundred dollars, and your license could be suspended, which could result in an increase...

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The Top 10 Most Expensive Cars around the World

The Top 29 Most Expensive Cars around the World

There’s nothing we like more than appreciating the sophistication and caliber of a high-end luxury car. Many of us aspire to drive a sleek and premium vehicle, and why would you not want to? Your choice of vehicle, from its shape and color to its performance and extra features, speaks volumes about the person behind the wheel. So to pay...

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Moving to Puerto Rico

The Complete Guide to Moving to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico attracts more than four million tourists each year thanks to its beautiful beaches, natural beauty, and vibrant culture. Thinking about moving to Puerto Rico? If so, you should start planning and preparing now! While Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, moving to an island has its opportunities and challenges. Why You Should Move to Puerto...

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How Much to Ship a Car To or From Puerto Rico

The Cost of Shipping a Car to Puerto Rico

How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Car to Puerto Rico? When getting your car shipped to Puerto Rico, you may be concerned about the cost. While the cost to ship a car overseas usually exceeds that of transport from place to place within the continental U.S. the shipping process is not nearly as difficult or as expensive as...

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Puerto Rico import taxes

Is There a Tax When I Ship my Car to Puerto Rico?

You can expect to owe taxes and duties on imports of cars outside the United States. Although Puerto Rico import taxes are not levied on all imported goods, shipping a car to Puerto Rico will require you to pay taxes. Puerto Rico's Embassy can provide you with the nation's current auto import rates. You will not see these Puerto Rico...

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The Types of Trailers and Trucks Used to Ship a Car

Types of Trucks and Trailers for Shipping a Car

Have you ever wondered what kind of truck or trailer moves your vehicle over hundreds of miles? Perhaps you would like to ensure that your car is transported properly with specialized auto transport trailers? Look no further, this detailed guide has the answers you need. A trailer is one of the most economical ways to ship a car, motorcycle, or...

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UHaul Auto Transport - Is It Worth Doing Myself?

U-Haul Auto Transport – Is It Worth Doing Myself?

U-Haul auto transport involves renting a trailer (or truck and trailer) to self-transport your vehicle. This can involve local travel or move across state lines. Because of its ease of use, U-Haul is a great option for DIYers. It's a good option since you can return the equipment at any U-Haul location. Pricing is also low with the first-day costs...

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shipping a leased car to Hawaii

Can You Ship a Car That is Financed to Hawaii

Can I Ship a Leased Car to Hawaii Having a Financed car generally doesn’t disallow you from shipping it. You can take it anywhere in the United States, however, if you are shipping your car to Hawaii or Alaska you’ll need a copy of the authenticated letter and possibly more information provided by the lien holder.  Required Documents for Shipping...

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Moving to Hawaii and shipping your car: cars on the road in Hawaii

Moving to Hawaii? Is it better to buy a car in Hawaii or ship it?

Did you know that more than 40 million Americans move every year? For some people, moving is a great way to get a new beginning or take on a new job. Dreaming of a life with warm breezes, agreeable neighbors, and seashores right in your backyard? If so, Hawaii may be the spot for you! So, you’re planning to move...

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how to choose an auto transport company

How to Choose an Auto Transport Company

Imagine this scenario for a sec, you’ve found your dream job in your favorite city, and you have already started packing up. You’re so excited with all kinds of imaginations emerging in your mind and the butterflies in your stomach…maybe it’s too much! …..and at the same time, you might be a bit concerned about your car transfer. You might...

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Man on top of jeep_ request a quote for car shipping to or from Hawaii

What’s the best way to request a quote to ship my car to and from Hawaii

Getting the best car shipping service to and from Hawaii can get anyone feeling frantic with worry. And if you’ve researched a bit, you’ll see that a common practice is to request a quote from a general car transport landing page. However, you’ll just get random transport companies who will nag you for your information at random times of the...

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Road, the sand and the shore

Snowbirds Season – The Role of Auto Transport Company

What's Snowbird About?  A snowbird is someone who likes to travel according to seasonal changes. To be specific, it's when the person tries to stay in warm weather by traveling to the Sun Belt (the southern states, Mexico, or the Caribbean) before winter arrives. (more…)

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