Home to more than 77,500 of roads, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts opens its doors to all the cultural and natural wonders of this historic New England State. Though it’s the seventh smallest state in the nation, it is packed with top destinations and attractions. Are you looking for gorgeous countryside and some of the most stunning fall foliage? Mount Greylock Scenic Byway offers just that and more! Route 6A, or Old King’s Highway, takes you along the Cape while passing numerous historical buildings. With beginnings dating back 10,000 years – when indigenous people began to hunt and trade along the area’s rivers – the Mohawk Trail Scenic Byway is one of the US's first auto roads, winding past beautiful forests, historic towns, art museums, and much more.
From Boston to Cape Cod, numerous adventures and attractions await you in the Bay State! But, of course, you’ll need to be able to get around the state with ease. Caravan Auto Transport makes the process of shipping your vehicle to or from Massachusetts convenient and straightforward. No more risk of hiring the wrong service. We take the guesswork out of the equation! Our auto shipping partners are the best in the business. With our free quotes from licensed and insured auto transporters, you can easily compare and select the company that fits your particular needs and budget. Request your quotes today!
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Once your car arrives at its new home, it’ll be tempting to jump in and explore everything the Bay State has to offer. Make sure you’re ready for your first road trip with the requirements:
This step only applies to those relocating to the state of Massachusetts from another state who plan to establish their permanent and principal residence in MA (i.e., not college students living here temporarily). Massachusetts legally requires new residents to take specific steps regarding insurance, car registration, and more based upon the date that residency is established. It may be challenging to set an exact date of residency, but the state suggests residency is established if any of the following occur:
Note: Keep the date you establish residency in mind as you review the remaining steps.
Each state sets its own laws regarding auto insurance minimums. In Massachusetts, you are legally required to purchase an insurance policy from a licensed MA insurance agent with the following coverage amounts:
Note: you must have proof of insurance coverage to title and register your vehicle.
If you bring a car into Massachusetts from out of state, you must apply for title and registration as soon as you establish residency. To transfer your title and registration from another state, you must provide the following:
To learn more about vehicle titling and registration in MA, click here.
You must obtain a MA license as soon as you establish residency. You must apply for your license in person at an RMV Service Center (click here for locations). During the application process, you must:
The Bay State is home to toll booths on the Mass Turnpike (I-90) and Tobin Memorial Bridge, as well as the Callahan, Sumner, and Ted Williams Tunnels. To get around the state of Massachusetts, you’ll want to sign up for the EZDriveMA program. It provides access to both E-ZPass MA and Pay By Plate MA. All in one place and super convenient! Learn more about signing up for an EZDriveMA account here.
Are you looking to ship your vehicle to Massachusetts from another part of the country? Caravan Auto Transport’s network of vetted, licensed, and insured auto transporters offers safe, efficient transport of your automobile to its destination without running up the miles on the odometer. These reputable Massachusetts car shipping companies provide the following services:
The most common method of car transportation, open transport carriers are ideal if you’re looking for an affordable shipping option with speedy delivery. As the name suggests, your car is loaded onto an open-air trailer along with several other vehicles headed to the same destination.
If you desire enhanced security or protection for your vehicle, you may wish to arrange enclosed carrier shipping. Inside a covered trailer, your car has protection from harsh weather conditions and road hazards like dust and dirt. Shipping your vehicle in a closed carrier also enhances its safety during transit by keeping the car concealed.
With a door-to-door car shipping service, you choose the desired pick-up and drop-off locations rather than having to arrange getting your vehicle to or from a transport terminal. Door-to-door shipping is the most convenient choice for shipping your car to or from Massachusetts, saving you time and effort.
In a hurry to get your car from one location to the next? Upgrading to expedited shipping ensures a seamless pick-up and drop-off of your vehicle on your schedule. As a priority customer, you receive fast, timely service, so you can get back to driving that much quicker.
When it comes to transporting a classic car, you want an auto transport company that can deliver your vehicle without a single dent or scratch. From vintage Mustangs to antique DeVaux Sports Coupes, our network of classic auto transporters has the expertise and equipment to transport your classic car safely, so it arrives in pristine condition.
Exotic car transporters use specialty equipment, like hydraulic lifts and sophisticated tie-downs, along with enclosed trucks, to keep your valuable car safe during every mile of transit. An enclosed car hauler ensures the ultimate protection for your high-end or luxury vehicle, protecting it from dirt, dust, and debris along the way.
From moving off to college to building your career, there are numerous reasons you may be interested in shipping a car to Massachusetts or somewhere outside of the Bay State. Caravan Auto Transport’s network of auto shippers streamlines the car hauling process no matter your reason for transporting your vehicle to or from MA.
When moving cross-country or out-of-state, many people choose to ship their cars rather than add a long road trip to an already stressful and exhausting relocation experience. Leave the logistics of moving your car in the hands of professionals with either open or enclosed vehicle shipping services.
Massachusetts is home to six military bases. From Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford to Sector SE New England Coast Guard in Woods Hole, thousands of military personnel are stationed in the Bay State. If you are one of the brave men and women serving our country, we’re happy to serve you with top-notch car transportation to or from Massachusetts.
Whether you’ve found the perfect vehicle on Craigslist, eBay, or AutoTrader, you may need some assistance getting it home, especially if it’s sitting on the other side of the country. Instead of flying out to pick it up and putting hundreds or thousands of miles on the odometer just to get it to your driveway, arrange for a hauler to transport your new car for you.
From the acclaimed University of Massachusetts to the more intimate Massachusetts Christian University, Massachusetts has no shortage of top-tier colleges and universities for those seeking to further their education. If you have a college student moving to Massachusetts from out-of-state (or vice versa), have their vehicle shipped straight to campus with a fast, affordable auto transport service.
On average, it costs between $500-$1500 to ship a car to Massachusetts. Anticipate paying around $1 per mile for the first 1-500 miles, then approximately $.75 for every mile after that. Several factors influence the final cost of shipping your vehicle, including the origin and destination zip codes, the method of transport (open vs. enclosed), the speed of shipment, the type of vehicle, and the time of year. The best way to get an accurate estimate of car shipping costs is by requesting free quotes from our network of auto transport companies.