Date: Fri, 26 Feb 1999 08:38:29 GMT
From: (Tim Goss)
Subject: Re: Moving cars by automoible transport - info?

On Fri, 26 Feb 1999 05:48:26 GMT, wrote: I had the moving company I used ship my car last year by rail from Ottawa to Vancouver. It cost around $950 and arrived in the same condition I sent it albeit a little dirtier. No hard miles added to my odometer and no goombah racing down the highway jacked up on coffee and bennys. Tim >From what I have experienced, be extremely cautious. This industry is not >regulated, and companies make promises and then break them. I went through a >broker - the AutoMover - who claimed to know who was good and sent my car via >an outfit called A AAABest. They claimed it would likely be 7-10 day from >coast to coast, maybe 14. It ended up being 23, which cost me a lot in >rental cars. When the it was delivered it there was a new dent and dripping >antifreeze from the car above. The driver refused to have that documented on >the delivery form, claimed I refused to sign the form, and left. > >There is also a lot of fine print on what they will do should they destroy >your car. Things like no coverage for mechanical repair, used parts for >repair, $25 per hour labor costs. Give me a break! > >Just beware!! and be sure to use someone other than A AAABest Choice! > >In article <7afu56$83b$>, > wrote: >> I am looking to send my car by automobile transport from Connecticut to >> California. There are tons of companies advertised. Can anyone provide any >> info on companies that you have used how it all worked out? Please post >> replies.

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