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Friday, May 30, 2008

Moving your animals with your ID

If you have decided to move your pet animal with your ID, you will have to familiarize yourself with certain procedures. Make sure the animal is in good health and physically fit enough to withstand travel. Moving to a different place with your animal can be an ordeal as you will have to attend to a lot of small things. Moving your pet animal with your ID can be just as tiresome and traumatic for you as for your pets. But carrying your animal with you is the safest way to
transport your animal.
If you plan traveling by car, you need to prepare your pet by taking it for a few short rides. If your pet is uncomfortable and resents car ride, then you will have to necessarily choose some other made of travel. If you find your pet has no problems and you opt to travel by car, avoid feeding your pet for at least three hours before departure. You will still have to necessarily stop a few times along the way depending on the total distance to be covered. During stops, provide fresh drinking water for your animal.
If you decide on air travel, then there are quite a few formalities to be observed. Take your pet animal to a licensed veterinarian for medical check up and administering the required vaccines. You must also obtain from the veterinarian the health certificate (less than ten days old) which the airlines staff and department officials will demand. As a rule, Airlines generally carry animals only in the cargo compartment of a plane. However, in all such cases, the flight control officials advise the flight crew that animals are onboard the aircraft. Some airlines do allow passengers to carry their pets in the cabin if the animals can be accommodated comfortably in the passengers' seat. On the day of the flight, make it a point to take your dog for a long stroll.
Do not forget to provide your pet protection from mosquito and other insect bites. You may also put your animal on tranquilizers if the veterinarian has specifically asked you to do so. Remember to carry all other things needed for your pet such as food packets, food bowls, water can and any other emergency medicines.
Most states may not permit entry of your animals unless you have appropriate health certificates from qualified and licensed veterinarians. Several states also insist on rabies vaccination certificates for cats and dogs.
Find out by searching the internet the hotels on the way that will be willing to entertain pet animals and make suitable reservations. It is your responsibility to ensure your animals do not stray and lose their way. Contact the APHIS-Animal Care regional office closest to the place where the pet went missing. It will be further helpful to retrieve your animal if you can supply photographs to the airline, local animal control agencies, and humane societies
Although you are moving your animals with your Id, it is still advisable to attach tags either to your pet's collar or the leg band. These tags should clearly state your pet's name, your name, original address and phone number and the proposed destination address and phone number.
Certain countries and holiday destinations insist on a quarantine period for animals. Your travel agent or the consul of the country will provide details about quarantines.

posted by All America Auto Transport @ 9:32 AM permanent link  

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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Get into Right International Car Shipping Company

The international transport services is said to be a complicated process for companies who are not familiar with the concept of transporting vehicles worldwide. Actually, the car transporter should have an idea regarding how to transport a car across the country and overseas. Most of the auto shippers find it to be a difficult process. At first, the auto transporter is required to employ well trained, experienced and knowledgeable people to offer the services uniquely. Advanced equipments should be installed to make the process effectively along with full insurance coverage and license. offers excellent international shipping services to the customers for affordable prices enabling people to make use of services required.

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Monday, May 26, 2008

All about Free Car Transport Quote

Obtaining a transport quote from the vehicle transport company becomes the easier process and more number of customers obtains the quote. A free quote is one of the simplest forms where the customer can know more information about the shipping company price details, payment modes and other terms related to price schedules. Almost, every vehicle shipping company offers free car transport quote to the clients interested with appropriate details and facilitate the customer to make use of services conveniently. The shipping company will make response either through email, fax or phone. The online request quote should be filled and submitted for more information.

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Saturday, May 17, 2008

Auto Transport calls for special care

Transporting a car is a big issue when you are relocating to another state or country.

Picking the right transporter to ship your vehicle can be a tedious exercise Looking for Moving Companies and getting free quotes may not be difficult, but choosing the right Movers can be a daunting task. There are several ways to search for a transporter, although the phone book and the internet are the most commonly used resources. If you are moving, make enquiries with your moving company for details but avoid using the same mover for your household goods and your car. car moving is not something you want to leave to just anyone! The safety of your vehicle rests with your car carrier. Transporting a vehicle needs special skills, equipment and insurance, and your household mover may not be the best option for transporting your car. You should also ask your friends for references, as first hand experience is the best assurance of the type of service you can expect. Schedule your auto move at least 4 weeks before you move, giving enough time to arrange for a car mover carrier to pick up your vehicle.

When searching for an car transporter, bear in mind that a thorough enquiry about the transporter can save you of a lot of botheration later. The transporter you choose must be registered with the Department of Transportation and must have an active USDOT and MC number In addition to verifying that their USDOT and MC numbers are valid, make sure that the carrier is specifically permitted to transport motor vehicles.

Apart from being registered with the Department of Transportation, all carriers are also required to have liability and cargo insurance . The amounts of coverage may vary, but you should demand written proof of a transporter's coverage before hiring the transporter . You can further confirm by contacting the transporter's insurance company. The insurance should be current and valid and should adequately cover the value of your car. Ask about any limits on the insurance, and if it is necessary, request additional coverage.

If possible, investigate the company's with previous customers and get references from past customers, or call someone in a related field, who you know, for an informed opinion You can also search the company's name online to see if there are any customer reviews available. When you are completely satisfied with the choice of your transporter, find out the company's specific policies and procedures regarding their inspection, pick up, and delivery. It is preferable to get a written contract and review it carefully.

If price is a major consideration, then having someone drive your vehicle can be a good cost-effective alternative. If the distance is to be covered is too long and this option is not appropriate for your situation, you will need to decide whether door-to door or terminal-to-terminal will be less expensive. Consider your budget as well as your timeline when deciding on your auto moving service. Although terminal-to-terminal shipping may seem less expensive at first, the extra costs and possible inconvenience may make door-to-door a better option for you.

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Monday, May 12, 2008

Claim Auto Insurance Coverage Benefit

When an auto transporter carries vehicles, he is required to come up with liability and cargo insurance. The shipping company should be properly insured, licensed and cover the damages caused to the vehicle while making shipment. The amount of coverage differs from company to company, because of the difference of terms and conditions. Generally, the customers are obligated to check carefully the transporters coverage and other special liability required. AAAT comes up with proper coverage for vehicles and ensures that incase of any damages for the vehicles during the period of transit, full coverage will be provided. We are legally licensed shipping company provide service globally

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