Transporting in or out of Alaska (AK) requires just a tad bit more of logistics compared to inland transporting. Usually, there are 2 legs involved.
1) FROM THE ORIGIN TO AK
1st Leg (INLAND): We find a carrier to transport your car from the origin to Kent, Washington (WA).
The total price is divided in 3 payments. A breakdown of the payments will be provided.
To lock it in, a booking deposit is paid on a card which is part of the total price. At that moment, we will provide a contract, order number and Alaska booking number.
Second & Third Payment:
The payments depend on the locations.
1) FROM THE ORIGIN TO AK
1st Leg: At the Origin, the 2nd payment is paid to the carrier upon pick up in cash or certified funds, such as cashier’s check or money order.
2nd Leg: In AK, the 3rd and final payment is paid to the carrier in cash or on a card. Payment may be done to the carrier over the phone. (Visa & Mastercard only)
2) FROM AK TO THE DESTINATION
1st Leg: In AK, the 2nd payment is paid to the carrier in cash or on a card. Payment may be done to the carrier over the phone. (Visa & Mastercard only)
2nd Leg: At the Destination, the 3rd and final payment is paid to carrier in cash or certified funds, such as cashier’s check or money order and some cash apps from selected carriers.
When dropping off a vehicle in Alaska or Washington, customer needs:
Signed Terms and Conditions form
Singed Personal Effect Inventory form
Regular gas 1/4 of tank, Diesel 1/2 of a tank, 50% charge for electric cars
DISTANCE AND TIME
The distance to and from Washington varies based on the origin or destination.
Note: The inland quote can vary depending on the current market price and your schedule flexibility.
From/to Washington, Transit may vary as seen below:
•Cross Country +2500 miles takes approximately 7 to 10 days
•1000 to 2499 miles takes approximately 4 to 6 days
•Less than 999 miles takes 2 to 5 days.
The carriers are insured. The carrier will ask you to sign a bill of lading.
Before you sign the form, inspect the vehicle for damage. If there is physical damage, please indicate on the form the damage and make an insurance claim on the spot in the presence of the carrier. Take pictures and video of the damage. Take a picture of the damage with the carrier pointing to the damage, if possible.
Keep a carbon copy or take a picture of the bill of lading after you sign. Through the years, we have become experts in finding the right carrier to transport your vehicle to Alaska. If you have any questions or if you want to book it, please feel free to reach us at 302-268-9083. Please mention your request reference number (order #) when you call for faster service.