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Mark Dugger

Mark works as operations manager at AutoStar Transport. He has extensive experience in systems management and understands how to run a business efficiently. Mark is with AutoStar since its early days. He writes about auto shipping, logistics, and cross-country car shipping. In his free time, Mark plays golf and do skiing.
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Car Shipping | One Place Resource Solution for Your Car Shipping Needs

What is Car Shipping? People move their cars for different reasons. There may be a change in work or life that forces them to change cities or areas.  Many people move seasonally for vacations, fares, exhibitions, or other events. Snowbirds move temporarily to enjoy the snow.  People who buy or sell their car to someone living in another city also...

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open vs enclosed car transport

What is the Difference Between Open and Enclosed Car Shipping?

When booking a car transport company, you will likely choose between open vs enclosed car transport. Open car transport may be your best option if you are looking for an affordable and fast method. However, your car will be exposed to elements while in transit. In contrast, enclosed car carriers offer better security and protection than open trailers since they...

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Cheapest State to Buy a Car

Cheapest State to Buy a Car

Here are the 5 best and cheapest states to buy a new or used car: New Hampshire Florida Oregon North Carolina Missouri Ohio New Hampshire is the overall cheapest state to buy a car. New Hampshire has relatively low unexpected fees for purchasing a car. You can save on upfront costs through the lack of state sales taxes and low...

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Modes of Car Transportation

What is the Cheapest Way to Ship a Car?

Are you considering moving to a new city, a place, or a town? You may be thinking of what is the cheapest way to ship a car to the place where you are/will be. Well, there are plenty of the cheapest car shipping options available to you when it comes to vehicle transport. Let’s check out a few…. The most...

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Online Car Auction Sites in Usa

10 Best Online Car Auction Sites in 2022

Would you like to buy or sell a vehicle at online car auctions in the United States? If so, you're not alone as nearly every step of the new, used, and salvage car buying and selling experience can be completed online. Shopping for a used car online is a great alternative to visiting a car dealer in person, especially with...

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How Long Does It Take to Ship a Car to Hawaii

How Long Does Hawaii Car Shipping Take?

How Long Does it Take to Ship a Car to Hawaii? The process for shipping a car to Hawaii isn't long at all. In general, Hawaii car transport takes anywhere between 8 and 19 days. The use of a reputable, experienced shipping company will ensure that a car arrives on time. Many experienced transporters offer high-priority services such as tracked...

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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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cost to ship a car to Hawaii

How Much To Ship A Car To Hawaii?

You may be concerned about the cost of shipping a car to Hawaii. Shipping a car to Hawaii is more expensive than moving car from state to state within the continental U.S., yet not nearly as difficult or expensive as many think. With the best pricing in the industry, we offer everything. Our licensed, bonded, and insured carrier will come...

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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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Motorcycle Shipping Scams

How to Avoid Motorcycle Shipping Scams

Even so, motorcycle shipping scams are rare, but unfortunately, they are a part of the industry. Scams like this make even the most reputable auto transport companies look bad. What is the scariest part of shipping your motorcycle? Damage during transportation, right? What if you never get your motorcycle even though you paid a so-called transporter? In today's world, scammers...

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Top 10 Auto Transport Companies

10 Best Auto Transport Companies for 2022

If you need to ship a car across the country, to your new university, or to a military base, choosing the right auto transport company can streamline the process. A car shipping company must be reputable, quick, and endorsed by many satisfied customers on top of being affordable when searching for auto transport services. If you do your research you...

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autostar transport

Why Choose Autostar Transport Express

In today’s hectic lifestyle where most human beings are busy multi-tasking, the idea of transporting a car to a different place can haunt you. People move all the time, and so do their vehicles. You might want to move to a new city or a state for any reason; a new job, relocation, an excursion trip, or just for spending...

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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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eligible for a refund

Help! Am I eligible for a refund (for my auto transport)?

So you just signed a contract with us but your plans changed:   You changed your flight dates.   You just found out you won’t be moving after all.   Your plans for selling the vehicle fell through   You just don’t think you’ll need your vehicle for that business trip.   Your son/daughter won’t be going to that college...

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Best Car Shows 2015

The Best Car Shows around the World In 2022

As the automotive industry drives into the future, it’s important for car enthusiasts to remain in the driver’s seat. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the top 6 largest car shows in the world in 2022. So what are we waiting for? Let’s take a further look at these largest car shows in the world and see...

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