Posted Date : 2017-05-19
Shipping your R.V. (Recreational Vehicle) is not an easy task. RVs come in all sizes and shapes from small trailers to huge motor homes. Shipping all types of RVs presents you with several challenges.
Ensure that you have a robust budget and plenty of time while shipping your RV. It is a time consuming and expensive task. Experts recommend a minimum of a week of lead time for your carriers so that you can agree on when you book for shipping and when you want to get it picked up. It is good to take 2 to 3 weeks for doing this for a travel trailer or motor home.
It takes quite a while to find a carrier company or RV movers who will transport your RV. They are not commonly found on a transport rig. The cost of transport depends on the weight and size of the RV. RVs take up more room than a standard car or motor vehicle.
If you are importing an American RV to your country, you need to be aware of the challenges like customs regulations you could face in your home country. For instance, in Europe, there are various regulations and rules regarding RVs from wiring type to size. The RV you are shipping must adhere to these standards.
If you are not concerned about cost, you can use the services of a freight broker who will handle all details of your shipment. This may cost you more.
Shipping RV’s involves some general problems. Here are some tips for smooth shipping of your RV:
These are some tips to ensure proper preparation for RV transport services.