December 7, 2007, Newsletter Issue #92: Shipping a Recreational Vehicle

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Unless your RV is very small, it will be difficult to ship by traditional car-carrier. However, there are hauling companies that will drive or trailer your vehicle to its destination. Use the same care in selecting an RV transporter that you would for any shipping job. Ask questions about insurance, DOT licensing, and damage claims, and seek references from past customers.

Some RVers enjoy taking their vehicles on vacations in Europe and elsewhere. Some RVers enjoy taking their vehicles on vacations in Europe and elsewhere. For a long stay (two months or more) this can be cheaper than renting a car and staying in hotels, even with the shipping cost. A professional freight forwarder can arrange shipment on a "ro-ro" (roll-on-roll-off) carrier, the same sort used to ship cars.

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