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3 Car-Related Areas to Remember When Moving

Friday, May 5, 2017

Don't Forget About Your Car Many people move in the spring and summertime. There are college students either moving back home or to work an internship, families relocating due to a job change, and even military families moving for their PCS orders. Every move has it’s challenges and list of to-do’s - it can be really hard to remember it all! One area that can be easy to forget is the updates you’ll need for your vehicle. Here’s a shortlist to help remember these 3 areas related to your car when you’re moving.   License, Registration, and Vehicle Insurance This is listed first because it takes top priority. You need…
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How Your Auto Transport Could Increase Your Tax Refund

Friday, February 24, 2017

Extended benefits of shipping your car-tax refunds It’s that time of year again - tax season! As the deadline looms closer and closer, you’re working on collecting all the proper documents. I’m sure you are all familiar with the standard forms like W-2s, 1098-E student loan interest and 1098 home mortgage interest. But if you have moved in the last tax year, you may be missing out on some valuable deductions. If you utilized a car shipping company to move your vehicle you are probably eligible for an additional deduction. We’ll explain how your auto transport could increase your tax refund this year.   Do you qualify for a tax…
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Most Unique Car Shipments of 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Executive ships many types of vehicles   We've had quite the year here at Executive Auto Shippers. With the variety of auto transport orders that we work with each day, we decided to show you some of our most unique car shipments from 2016.   1) 1959 International Harvester Metro Van (aka Milk Truck) This hidden treasure went to an owner ready to restore it. This vintage workhorse will be back to it’s glory days as milk truck.   2) 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago (x2) These beauties were inseparable! We shipped them both from Florida to California. They definitely beam in the sunshine.   3) 1960 Triumph TR3A A rare classic car…
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Close to Home – Shipping Automobile History

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1289" align="aligncenter" width="386"] 1950 Studebaker 2r pick up truck at the Kellogg Historical Museam in Kellogg Iowa.[/caption] A Piece of Auto History Gets Shipped Back Home At Executive Auto Shippers we ship vehicles all over the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska. But it’s rare that we actually get to meet our customers face to face, or see the vehicle ourselves. So when we found out we were delivering a 1950 Studebaker 2r Truck just up the road, the owners of EAS decided to go check it out. The Kellogg Historical Museum gave them a wonderful tour, as well as back story on the truck that was delivered there.…
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How to Buy Your Dream Car Online

Saturday, July 2, 2016 & EAS can help make your dream car become real You just bought a new TV online thanks to a great deal on their website. To celebrate, you decide to send your wife some flowers and with another few clicks, it’s done. Shopping has never been easier. In fact, a statistic shows that 78% of US consumers are shopping online. So why in our predominantly digital world do we still hesitate to buy cars online? Unlike a TV or flowers, cars are more of an investment. If you’re looking for something specific like a classic car, it’s an even bigger decision. You want to be able to inspect it…
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5 Things To Do When Shipping a Car

Thursday, May 26, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1154" align="aligncenter" width="427"] Let Executive Auto Shippers and moveCHECK teach you the 5 things you'll need to do.[/caption] Do you know what to do when getting ready to ship your car? "You’ve accepted a great new job on the opposite coast and are gearing up for the big move. Although a road trip sounds enticing, you’re really excited and want to get there as soon as possible so you can start getting settled in. You’ve decided to take your friend’s advice to fly out and have your vehicle shipped. Now the question is, how DO you ship a car? Many people aren’t familiar with the idea or process of…
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How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Car?

Thursday, March 31, 2016

[caption id="attachment_817" align="aligncenter" width="385"] What does it cost to ship a car? The answer takes into consideration the type of vehicle, the distance it's going, and the time of year.[/caption] Figuring Out Car Shipping Quotes Thanks to a great new job, you’re getting ready to move across the country. You don’t want to drive all that way, but don’t want to go through the hassle of selling your car and buying another, either. Your friend tells you her grandparents use an auto transport service when they go to their winter house every year. Although that sounds like a great option, most likely your first thought, like many first time shippers,…
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Knowing Your Options: Open vs Enclosed

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Different Ways to Transport Vehicles   You've done your research to narrow down a list of companies that could ship your vehicle. You've asked them questions about how they operate, what they guarantee, and the like. You've probably even received a few quotes. Now the question is, did they ask YOU questions about your vehicle? Any well qualified auto transport company should and will ask you questions as well. Why? In order to provide you with good information and help you make the best decision, their representatives need to be gathering facts about your vehicle. One of the biggest reasons is to help you assess what type of car…
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3 Areas to Consider When Choosing an Auto Shipping Company

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

What to Know Before Considering a Car Shipping Quote [caption id="attachment_548" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Do you know the 3 things to consider when it comes to choosing the best car shipping company? Read on to find out.[/caption] You’ve decided to head south for the winter months. You don’t like renting a vehicles, but don’t want to put the miles on your vehicle either. How can you get it there? Your company has decided to relocate you across the country and will reimburse expenses, but when it comes to your vehicle, where do you start?   Many people know something about moving companies, changing addresses, hotel reservations, and vacation activity planning, but…
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Cash is King

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Why Cash is Preferred for Shipping a Car In this digital age, it might seem strange to pay with cash. In the auto transport business, though, cash is still very relevant. We’ve had a lot of customers who ask about this, so we decided to get a few of those questions answered in one place.   What about using a Square? Those are really handy! Although we don’t disagree, one thing many people don’t realize is that there are extra charges when you use a Square. Right on the homepage it states “Pay 2.75% per swipe…” (see more here []). It may not seem like a lot, but it adds…
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