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      03-12-2019, 09:20 AM   #1
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Just a reminder to you guys buying and selling cars across the country. I have a friend who has been an amazing friend to the Bimmerpost community. She has shipped approximately 25 cars for us including shipping my car and another members car from Tampa Fl to Atlanta therefore making our trip up to the Tail of the Dragon in the Smokey's a little bit easier.

In addition just to add a quick recap on a member who was quoted around $1,700 for an enclosed trailer by a competing company. Her quote was $1,200, I could be off on the numbers but I'll allow the member to weigh in and correct me. Either way he did save in the neighborhood of $500. That's a lot of cheese.

I know many of you that she did ship cars for had messaged me to let me know how well it worked out but if you could post here and show some love I'll make sure she sees this.
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      03-12-2019, 09:31 AM   #2
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Just a reminder to you guys buying and selling cars across the country. I have a friend who has been an amazing friend to the Bimmerpost community. She has shipped approximately 25 cars for us including shipping my car and another members car from Tampa Fl to Atlanta therefore making our trip up to the Tail of the Dragon in the Smokey's a little bit easier.

The best part about her service is Zero money down until your car arrives at its destination. "Most all" shippers will not even talk to you or go shopping for quotes without money down and typically that being around $300 up front.

In addition just to add a quick recap on a member who was quoted around $1,700 for an enclosed trailer by a competing company. Her quote was $1,200, I could be off on the numbers but I'll allow the member to weigh in and correct me. Either way he did save in the neighborhood of $500. That's a lot of cheese.

I know many of you that she did ship cars for had messaged me to let me know how well it worked out but if you could post here and show some love I'll make sure she sees this.
I'm one of the members she saved $500! I highly recommend her. I had my car shipped from Vegas to Boston in November; no short distance and I really wanted enclosed shipping Great service. She was responsive, patient and not pushy. The actual driver was also cool and kept me updated via text on his status. Car was delivered quickly and without any issues. Thanks again BOOF-M3 for the hook up.
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      03-12-2019, 09:38 AM   #3
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The best part about her service is Zero money down until your car arrives at its destination. "Most all" shippers will not even talk to you or go shopping for quotes without money down and typically that being around $300 up front.

Boof, I've shipped several of my cars and none of the companies wanted any money up front. I didn't use brokers, either. In fact, you're not supposed to give them any money until the car is delivered.

Thanks for providing the personal recommendation.
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The best part about her service is Zero money down until your car arrives at its destination. "Most all" shippers will not even talk to you or go shopping for quotes without money down and typically that being around $300 up front.

Boof, I've shipped several of my cars and none of the companies wanted any money up front. I didn't use brokers, either. In fact, you're not supposed to give them any money until the car is delivered.

Thanks for providing the personal recommendation.
Years ago when I had contacted a broker they wanted $300 up front and others here had mentioned brokers asking for an up front fee also. I do confess to not having a lot of knowledge in the area of shipping so I will correct and edit my initial post dparm thank you.
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      03-12-2019, 09:56 AM   #5
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I used BOOF-M3's shipper last year. Houston to Los Angeles. Car arrived quickly and was certainly cheaper than other estimates I had received. I'd be happy to use again.
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I had a car shipped from Florida to NY last year, paid the entire cost upfront
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Eeek! Should have texted me buddy. I'm thinking of shipping YOU to Florida to change out my bearings. Flight, four star hotel, food allowance, rental car and you are good to go.
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Eeek! Should have texted me buddy. I'm thinking of shipping YOU to Florida to change out my bearings. Flight, four star hotel, food allowance, rental car and you are good to go.
I almost went for spring break but it fell apart last minute
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      03-12-2019, 12:44 PM   #9
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Yikes. Bit of a red flag there. Hopefully everything worked out okay.
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Yikes. Bit of a red flag there. Hopefully everything worked out okay.
It did, the Mini Cooper S got to me in perfect condition. It was arranged through the selling dealership
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I also used BOOF-M3 's shipper. Shipped my car from Salt Lake City, Utah to So. Cal without any issues. Paid upon delivery of vehicle. Rate was also $200 cheaper than the cheapest quote I could find.
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      03-15-2019, 06:35 PM   #12
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We shipped our cars to the TOD last year using Boof’s friends company. Great communication and great service at a very competitive price. Half as much as I was thinking it would be. Next TOD trip I will be using them again - will look into them shipping it back as well.
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