If you ever need to visit Alaska, you’ve got quite a trek on your hands. It’s one of the most isolated and hardest to reach of all 50 US states.
Alaska is known as America’s last frontier and a wildly popular tourist destination and also a fantastic place to live. It’s a landscape that tends to attract hardy, adventure-seeking people and if you’re looking for a change of scenery, our auto shipping services in Alaska might be a good fit.
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Auto transport to or from Alaska could be quite a simple process when you leave it up to a renowned company such as USTrans.com.
Aiming to make your life easier, we’ve broken the process into a few simple steps:
Now you're good to go. Expect your car at the destination.
Our price rates for shipping to or from Alaska are lower than the average out there. Here are the factors that we take into account to determine the transportation price for each individual shipment:
Regardless of the route, vehicle and special requirements our experienced team of shipping experts is able to ship any vehicle anywhere.
There are a set of factors that make the auto transport to or from Alaska vary between 1 to 10 days. Here are some of the key factors that influence the shipping time:
Most auto transport services are happening during the summer, so trucking companies are a lot busier. If you are in a time crunch and need your car picked up ASAP, you can choose the guaranteed pick-up option.
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Alaska, or America’s Icebox as it’s also known, is connected with the mainland via a single highway, the Alcan (Alaska-Canada) Highway. It stretches more than 1,390 miles, starting in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, and terminating in Delta Junction, AK.
Along its route, the AlCan is intersected by several major Canadian highway networks. This situation is perfect for operating a car shipping company in Alaska.
Many parts of Alaska are not interconnected by road, which can make navigating or delivering major supplies quite challenging. It’s also a reason for there being few car shipping companies in Alaska, but it’s not something that deters USTrans.com. We relish the challenge and this makes it possible to provide relatively low-cost vehicle shipping in Alaska and beyond.
Auto shipping services in Alaska are slightly more expensive than in many other states. This is because a carrier has to cover at least 1,390 miles and the journey can take several days to complete.
However, while the price of car shipping is higher, it’s the only relatively low-cost option. You do have alternatives, such as car ferries from ports on the West coast, but they tend to be more perilous for your vehicle. The salt in the air and sea spray during the crossing can be very damaging.
A car shipping company in Alaska has to take into account various factors when working out your shipping quote. They include:
Juneau is Alaska’s capital city but it’s only accessible by sea. It is also the administrative center of Alaska, but because of the difficulties with access, it’s not as popular a destination as Anchorage.
Juneau might not be on the road network, but we won’t let that put us off. We can provide a specialized car shipping and delivery service to the city, although it does take longer than standard cross-country transport.
The team at USTrans has been providing timely and low-cost auto shipping services to and from Juneau for many years. Check-in with our customer support team for availability and your personalized quote.
Anchorage is much easier to reach by road and our primary delivery destination in the great Yukon. The city has two major highways (AK-3 and AK-1) that pass through and provide easy access to the city from several directions.
In addition, there are several minor road connections that are relatively accessible even for carriers that use large trailers.
If you want to book vehicle shipping in Alaska, Anchorage is a good place to begin or end the journey.