Should I wash my vehicle before transportation to or from Alaska?
Before you carriers your vehicle to or from Alaska please insure that your vehicle is washed. The vehicle must be clean enough for a suitable inspection to determine any preexisting damage before auto transport.
What if my vehicle is not in good operating condition?
All vehicles should be in safe operating condition including brakes, steering, tires, etc. Unless otherwise noted before auto transportation. Diamond Express Transportation must authorize any abnormalities. The shipping of vehicles not in good working order is not impossible, but we must know about any and all oddities so that we can make sure that the transportation of your vehicle to or from Alaska will be safe and secure.
Do I need to provide keys for Diamond Express Transportation?
Before car carriers, remember to provide a copy of your keys to the driver upon pickup or delivery to port in Alaska. Please make sure that this copy does in fact work and make sure that you keep the original set.
What paperwork does Diamond Express Transportation need for the vehicle?
Diamond Express Transportation will need original copies of your registration, title, and any other notarized documents pertaining to the auto transportation of the vehicle. For example, if your vehicle happens to be under a loan or a lease from your finance company. You will need a notarized document allowing permission to car shipping to or from Alaska. If you are ready to go, please fill out our transportation quote form to receive a quote for your move.
What if I do not own my vehicle?
Before car shipping, if you are not the owner of the vehicle make sure that you have appropriate paperwork. This would include notarized letters of authorization. For example, if the vehicle is co-owned, both registered owners must sign the consent form to carriers to or from Alaska.
What do I need upon pickup?
thing to remember when shipping your vehicle, is that when picking up your vehicle, you must have proper identification.
What about electronic devices?
At Diamond Express Transportation we require that you disconnect any and all battery powered devices before auto transportation. This way the battery will not run down during transit.
What about ground clearance?
Ground clearance is the amount of space between the ground and the lowest point on the vehicle. All vehicles must have at least six inches of ground clearance in order to be car carriers safely during auto transport to or from Alaska.
How long does it take to transportation my car?
Delivery of your vehicle will take anywhere from the same day to 14 days. All cars are being loaded either on a car shipping or a truck along with other cars. Below are some basic ideas to help you along the way. Alltransportation times are estimated and should not be considered as guarantees.
auto transport From Alaska:
Alaska to Tacoma, Washington with vessel service origin from Anchorage – approx. 7-10 days
Alaska to Tacoma, Washington with vessel service origin from Dutch Harbor – approx. 9-12 days
Alaska to Tacoma, Washington with vessel service origin from Fairbanks – approx. 10-14 days
Alaska to Tacoma, Washington with vessel service origin from Kodiak – approx. 9-11 days
auto transport To Alaska:
Tacoma, Washington to Alaska with final destination in Anchorage – approx. 7-10 days
Tacoma, Washington to Alaska with final destination in Dutch Harbor – approx. 9-12 days
Tacoma, Washington to Alaska with final destination in Fairbanks – approx. 5-7 days
Tacoma, Washington to Alaska with final destination in Kodiak – approx. 5-7 days