Budget Transporter
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Budget Transporter

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Budget Transporter

About Budget Transporter

Budget Transport is dedicated to honesty and openness when helping you ship your car. These pillars of customer service mean Budget Transport works hard to secure the best, affordable rate within the dates you require. Their team of experts ensures the experience is stress-free with no hidden costs. Call for a free quote today!

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Pros

  • Door-to-door shipping
  • Ships multiple vehicle types
  • Affordable pricing

Cons

  • No international shipping

Bottom Line

Budget Transporter offers affordable door-to-door transport. They don't handle international shipping, but they’re a good choice for those who don’t want to pay for unnecessary bells and whistles.

About Budget Transporter

Budget Transporter is an auto transport broker that focuses on finding quality car shipping at an affordable price. Because the company is a broker, it uses a network of carrier contacts and can find carriers that meet your hauling requirements. Budget Transporter is licensed, bonded and insured. The business transports a variety of vehicles, not just cars. You can ship motorcycles, boats, RVs and trucks with Budget Transporter. Budget Transporter is open seven days a week.

Budget Transporter features

When you ship with Budget Transporter, you’re assigned a personal point of contact who works with you throughout the shipping process. Budget Transporter can ship your vehicle across the state or country, and the company’s auto tracking options let customers know where their vehicle is at all times

Many people looking for a trusted auto transporter are in the middle of a move. Budget Transporter assists with this as well and helps you find the best mover for the rest of your belongings.

Budget Transporter pricing

The cost to ship a car with Budget Transporter ranges between $500 and $1,200. The total transport price varies based on pickup and dropoff locations, time of year, type of shipping and other factors. You don’t have to pay anything until you’re matched with a carrier.

Budget Transporter charges more for expedited shipping or using an enclosed transport vehicle. The best way to avoid expedited shipping fees is to plan ahead and be flexible with your shipping dates. Enclosed shipping adds additional protection and is great for valuable vehicles and those with sentimental value, but the extra cost may not be worth it for everyone.

Budget Transporter FAQ

How does Budget Transporter protect my car during transport?
The risk of damage is unavoidable, no matter how unlikely. However, Budget Transporter offers full insurance on shipped vehicles. When your vehicle arrives, inspect your car and check for any damage, which you should note on your bill of lading.
Do I need to be present when Budget Transporter drops off my car?
No. You let Budget Transporter know in advance who will be present to pick up your car. This could be a friend or family member — it doesn’t have to be you. It just needs to be someone you trust to thoroughly inspect your vehicle for damage.
How long does it take Budget Transporter to ship a car?
On average, a coast-to-coast shipment with Budget Transporter takes between a week and 10 days. A trip from the coast to the middle of the country takes anywhere from three days to a week.
Is Budget Transporter fully licensed?
Yes. Budget Transporter is fully licensed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).

Do we recommend Budget Transporter?

We recommend Budget Transporter for those looking for an affordable move, whether it’s across the country or across a few states. We like that the company hauls a variety of vehicles, including boats, motorcycles and RVs. Its door-to-door shipping option is convenient, and customers appreciate that the business is open seven days a week, assigns each person a single representative and has live vehicle tracking.

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Rated with 5 stars
Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
Original review: June 14, 2021

I called Budget after a different transport company gave me the runaround for over a week. Jaime had my car on a truck that night and delivered to me, 1500-miles away, within 2-days. Budget was responsive and I got a real person on the phone every time I called. Beware, of the OTHER COMPANIES. They under-quote their prices to get your business! These other companies are very responsive during the honeymoon. Then, when they can't find a driver to take the contract at their misquoted price, they disappear. The other company, rhymes with Load Dunner, dodged my calls, didn't reply to messages or texts, hung up after leaving me on eternal hold more than once. Both times that I used their online chat, they gave me vague answers, made excuses and refused to have someone call me.

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    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: April 7, 2021

    I contacted Budget Transporter to inquire about transporting a new vehicle. I ended up using a different transporting company. I was then charge $200.00 on my credit card without my permission. I did NOT use their services. They're dishonest - thankfully I saw their fraudulent charge on my credit card statement. I would stay clear of Budget Transporter!!!

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Feb. 5, 2021

    I can't speak highly enough of the service I received at Budget Transporter. Working with Danielle was as good an experience as I could have hoped for. From starting the process to the delivery of the car, everything went 100% smoothly. When I called Danielle, I was very frustrated and worried as I had signed up with another company. Because that company had offered to pay the difference between what they estimated my cost would be and what a driver would accept, my car just sat for almost a week with no offers from drivers. The company knew I was very stressed about a timely delivery and yet they told me it was because no drivers were going my route yet. This wasn't true!

    I called other companies and they said my car had no offers to be driven to Colorado, because I wasn't offering enough money. Both companies told me drivers were driving my route. Because Danielle was so honest and informed me about the whole procedure, I was ready to pay almost $300 more to have a timely delivery. The other company had not been honest even when they knew my car was just waiting in my driveway and they knew how stressed I was. They should have paid what they said they would or just broken their agreement and told me that I had to. I highly commend Danielle for her honesty and her customer service. She helped me every step of the way and my granddaughter's car was delivered on the day I had hoped for - in perfect condition and with seamless, honest and considerate service.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Jan. 8, 2021

    We worked with Danielle at Budget to schedule the transport of our family van across states. She explained the entire process and cared about our experience. Jerome was our driver and hand-delivered the van to my father ahead of schedule. Best overall experience.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Dec. 8, 2020

    We shipped our vehicle from new Hampshire to Arizona. The vehicle arrived in six days, without incident or damage. The process was smooth and hassle free. Everyone was easy to work with. Both driver I dealt with were very friendly and professional. Well Done!

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Dec. 6, 2020

    I reached out to Danielle and she responded within the hour and found me a driver within one hour for the best price out of any other service. He picked my car up in the next hour and delivered my car in perfect condition from SoCal to South Florida within four days. She was available for check ins throughout the week as well. What’s also nice is you’re working with a small family business. I couldn’t ask for better service, highly recommend.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Nov. 19, 2020

    I chose Budget Transportation because of their low cost and they had high ratings. I found out why they had such high rating when I used them. I dealt with Danielle and she was very professional. She kept in close contact with me during the process form the initial call until the car was delivered. I called on a Friday and the car was picked up on Monday. The driver was also very professional and called me the night before to let me know when he would be there. He also called that morning to give us an update on his arrival time and also called when he arrived. We were completely pleased with their service.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Oct. 20, 2020

    I cannot say enough about Danielle’s service and responsiveness in my transport order #** Of my 66 Charger going from IL to MN. This was my first time transporting a car, and her expertise and patience made the process quite understandable and stress free (especially since we are also both selling and closing on a new home). Don’t hesitate to work with Budget, especially Danielle.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Sept. 8, 2020

    This being our first time to ship a car halfway across the country, we were put at ease by our broker Danielle, who explained the process thoroughly, set us up with reliable drivers, and kept an open communication with us the entire time. The transport was very quick, the drivers were personable, polite and professional, delivering our car safely.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 22, 2020

    After 2 weeks of false promises to pick up the truck from another company I finally called Budget transport after being recommended by a friend. In 2 days Jamine had a driver to pickup my grandson's truck from California to Georgia, In 3 days the truck was picked up. The driver kept his promises on pick up and delivery and answered all my texts and emails in a timely fashion. My grandson arrived from Germany to his truck. I would highly recommend Budget transportation for peace of mind..

    3 people found this review helpful
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    Budget Transporter Company Information

    Company Name:
    Budget Transporter
    Address:
    7241 NW 43rd Avenue
    City:
    Coconut Creek
    State/Province:
    FL
    Postal Code:
    33073
    Country:
    United States
    Website:
    www.budgettransporter.com