Although numerous consumers are now shopping for vehicles online, many still prefer to personally inspect their prospective purchases before buying. If you happen to share this disposition, several additional costs should certainly be factored in before signing any deals. On top of the vehicle shipping rates, you must also budget for travel, a professional inspection and shipping insurance.
Airfare and hotel accommodations will probably compose the majority of travel expenses and for the sake of this article all costs must be estimated. While rates fluctuate widely and date, distance and carrier all come into play; we will take the average round-trip flight to be $350. Similar variables affect the cost of a night’s stay, so we will settle on two nights at $75/night. Throw in $150 for car rental, food and everything else, and the trip comes in at somewhere in the neighborhood of $650.