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bevmushinsky
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April 6, 2011 5:17 pm  

Can you ship a car in a container and fil the unused portion with other stuff?


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roadrunner
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April 6, 2011 5:24 pm  

Yes.


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Hiya!
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April 6, 2011 6:17 pm  

I heard it was no now. I would call and ask the professionals.


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Lauren917
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April 6, 2011 7:27 pm  

I did it in 2008 through Crowley.... 20 ft. container with a car and the rest was packed with boxes.


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brooksleann
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April 8, 2011 1:29 pm  

Tropical did not let me do it in 2010.


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cheryl96s
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April 10, 2011 11:18 am  

yes you can. Call and ask. You will have to have a towing company lift it up to the container as the container is about 5' off the ground. Gas tank has to be empty obviously. I would do the math and figure out if it is cheaper to get a larger container for the car and your belongings or if it is cheaper just to ship as normal


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specialk
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April 10, 2011 6:13 pm  

I've done this twice. You CANNOT have any items in the vehicle other than the jack, spare tire, and manual. The gas tank needs to be less than 1/4 full.


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