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i want to ship my m6 down to FL from NY. i have been looking around online getting price quotes and im getting anywhere from $600-$800 open carrier. There is no way i'm shipping the M unless it's a closed carrier. I got quoted from FedEx, yes FedEx, for $1350 closed carrier. I never knew they shipped cars as well.
but, i think $1350 is a got chunk of change for shipping especially in this economy.
Does anyone have a reliable carrier that they have used in the past? what about prices?

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You shoudl never mess around with shipping companies. It's not worth the agravation. Use Intercity Lines (800.221.3936) out of western Mass. They are professional and not super exspesnive. I just shipped a car from our place to Lehigh for $800 inclosed, insured, everything.
 

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I would not use DAS Shipping. My experience was horrible. It was on a closed carrier and they took over 2 months. Held my car presumably until they could fill the truck. I would go with open carriers. Never had any damage done on the 3 cars I shipped from East/West Coast. It just arrives really dusty in need of a wash.
 

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You might want to check out these sites reviewing various auto transport companies:

Transport Reviews.com - Ratings and Reviews of Auto Transport Companies - Your Source For Finding a Quality Auto Transporter!
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I shipped my CLK500 cabrio in an enclosed carrier from Cape Coral, FL to Seattle, WA (3200 miles) for $1850 with Wheeler Shipping, a broker, and had a good experience with no new scratches or dings. I then shipped my wife's minivan in an open carrier with Dependable Auto Movers for $1325. It had a few new paint chips but nothing major. Still I would definitely use a closed carrier for my M6 convertible.

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I would recommend using Uship.com you can bid your enclosed and go with only certified carriers. I ship my cars regularly from cali to nj to texas. I just paid 900 enclosed in a small enclosed 4 car carrier from nj to austin. definitely a great price for the brand new truck that my car was shipped in. I only ship my cars enclosed.
 

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I used the same company BMWNA uses to deliver their cars to our dealer in Texas. The Waggoners Trucking - used them twice and never had a problem. I only used their covered transportation. Made it easy for drop off at our dealer too. They are not cheap, but very good. Portland, OR to Dallas, TX was about $1800.

Waggoners Trucking Home Page

For those who know what this is, they are an ISO 9002 compliant company.

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I've been planning to visit my dad in Boynton Beach, so how about I drive it down for you?? ;)
Well there are a number of carriers but I've had experience with <a href="https://www.shipa1.com/">Auto Transport service</a> & its much more convenient than driving yourself...
 

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It is a difficult task to search out enclosed carrier service within low price almost carrier company gives the same rates to enclosed trailer mostly enclosed trailer has a high price as compared to open trailer there will be advantages to use an enclosed trailer your vehicle will protect with the sun, rain, snow, and other weather condition I mostly guide people to use enclosed trailer as compare to open trailer
 

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Just had my m6 shipped from CA to NY, open carrier, arrived dirty but safe otherwise. Paid $1000.

I’ve also bought an X5, same way, CA to NY paid a little more (maybe due to size?) $1400. Again arrived dirty but safe and no damage.
 
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