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How Much Does It Cost To Ship a Car in South Dakota

South Dakota is among the least populated states in the U.S. That may be why it continues to draw so many new residents each year - people want more elbow room and less traffic congestion. Known for natural beauty, the state offers a family-friendly environment, plenty of jobs, a lot of great neighborhoods and a low cost of living. That combination makes South Dakota a great place to relocate and start a new adventure!

The state ranks particularly high for Millennials and other young workers thanks to low housing costs, great high-speed internet, low tuition costs at high-quality universities, and many nightlife options in the cities.

If a move to South Dakota is part of your future plans, then getting your car there is one of the big items on your moving checklist. Driving the car yourself takes time and money to buy fuel, food and lodging on the road. Fortunately, people now have the option of hiring a professional auto transport company to deliver their car safely and securely to their new home in South Dakota.

If you’re looking for South Dakota auto transport services, you’ll want to hire an experienced, professional company. You can find one by keeping these factors in mind.

Cost. Auto transport companies should offer an obligation-free quote online and reasonable prices for your move to South Dakota.

Transport options. Auto transport companies should offer an obligation-free quote online and reasonable prices for your move to South Dakota.

Proper license and insurance. Only work with fully insured companies that have met all federal and state regulations to operate as a commercial carrier.

Favorable reviews. Reviews of the company from past customers should be generally favorable.

Direct Connect Auto Transport meets all these standards. We have decades of experience in the auto transport business. We pride ourselves on operating an efficient, reasonably priced and customer-focused car shipping service that moves vehicles anywhere in the country. That includes cities in South Dakota such as Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen, Brookings, Watertown, Mitchell, Yankton, Pierre, Huron, Spearfish and the surrounding communities.

South Dakota Car Shipping FAQ

How Much Does It Cost To Ship a Car?

For the most part, the same factors determine cost whether you ship a car, truck, motorcycle, boat or other type of vehicle to or from South Dakota. You can get an instant quote by using our secure online quote and order form.

  • Distance. The cost of shipping a car to or from South Dakota depends in part on the distance, which impacts fuel and driver labor hours.
  • Type of carrier. Direct Connect Auto Transport offers open carriers, the most cost-efficient auto transport option, as well as enclosed carriers that offer more protection for vehicles in a temperature-controlled environment.
  • Type of vehicle. The size of a vehicle also impacts cost. Direct Connect has experience in every type of vehicle, including cars, trucks, SUVs, RVs, boats, motorcycles and commercial construction equipment.
  • Location. Your destination in South Dakota can impact the cost of service. For example, moves to large cities such as Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen and Brookings typically cost less than moves to smaller towns or rural areas.
  • Seasonal factors.The auto transport industry has seasons that are busier than others. Typically, they include summer and early fall. Moving during these times can impact cost.

How Far In Advance Should I Schedule My Auto Transport?

At Direct Connect Auto Transport, we suggest booking at least two to three weeks in advance. During the busy season, the earlier you can book, the better chance you have at getting the exact date you want for your service. We do our best to fit in your move no matter when you contact us. You can call 800-980-2222 to get more information on how to book your auto transport service.

How Can I Pay for My South Dakota Auto Transport?

Direct Connect Auto Transport accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover for deposits and full prepayment. Balances due upon delivery can only be paid for by cash, cashier's check, postal money order or an official bank check.

Is My Car Shipped Door-to-Door in South Dakota?

Direct Connect Auto Transport picks up and drops off your vehicle at your residence, office or any place you request, as long as it is accessible and allowed by local law. There’s no need to go to a terminal to ship your vehicle or accept delivery.

What Are Some of the Most Common Vehicles Shipped to South Dakota?

They include the Volkswagen Jetta.

With its natural beauty, growing job market and family-friendly neighborhoods, South Dakota ranks among one of the safest and most enjoyable states to raise a family. If you are planning a move to South Dakota, contact Direct Connect Auto Transport to find out how we can make your move less stressful by offering a safe and convenient way to transport your vehicle.


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