States like, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Northern Minnesota, Northern Michigan, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine, get really bad cold weather, heavy snow, winds and etc. Usually everything that going or coming to those states takes longer if at all possible.
Main cities will always be a better starting or ending point if you live somewhere off route. Most drivers in this time of year will go only on main roads, major cities, where there are dealerships and car auctions and more opportunity to get more loads.
If must ship a car during winter, you must take into consideration the weather delays. The carriers will do their best to keep with in the time, but they will have delays. Route from NY to FL that usually takes 2-3 days takes 4-5 days. East to west or vise versa, usually takes 7-10 days, on Winter delivery time can go up to 14-15 days if not more depends on the locations.
Due to less amount of vehicles needed to be shipped, prices go up. Drivers still need to cover their expenses but with fewer cars to share it. Some routes become so expensive that it is just better to wait to summer!
Shipping vehicles can be done more easily in the southern part of America. Even though it gets very cold there too, still in Georgia, Florida, North and South Carolina, Alabama, Texas, New Mexico and California, Car transport during winter is within reasonable timing and also prices.
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