Shipping a car from New York to Colorado Guide

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The key to a low stress moving process is planning and understanding. You will need to make a list of utility and service companies that need to be notified of your upcoming move, pack your entire New York life in boxes, and possibly hire a moving company. But furniture and household goods are not the only things you will have to move. Once in Colorado, you will need your wheels to get to work, run errands, and get out to explore and do fun things in your free time. Unless you have decided to drive your four-wheeler yourself or tow it behind a moving truck you will need to hire a car shipping company.


In this guide we will tell you what you need to know about all things car shipping, and a bit about Colorado.

  • How difficult is it to ship a car?
  • Isn’t shipping a car too expensive?
  • Can I get a concrete price for shipping a car from New York to Colorado?
  • Why are people moving to Colorado?
  • What are some popular destinations in Colorado?


How difficult is it to ship a car?

For the first-time shippers, arraning to move a vehicle may seem dounting. However, with a bit of preparation and an educational talk with our agents, you will find out all you need to know to make an informed decision. When you do that, you can easily schedule your transport based on your needs and budget. Corsia Logistics is one of the most reputable car shipping companies in the United States. These are not vain words either. We understand how stressful moving is. We also love cars, and strive to provide quality transport, timely deliver and high quality customer service. Add all that to our excellent value for money, and it is no surprise we are able to score great reviews from our customers.

We want you to be as comfortable about the shipping as possible. That’s why when you call, our agents will walk you through every stage of process and will answer any question you may have. Calling is always the best way to learn more about shipping a car, get a price and of course, learn about the company itself.


Isn’t shipping a car too expensive?

At Corsia Logistics we understand that moving a car from New York to Colorado may not be a cheap service. But that is why our agents carefully track daily rate fluctuations. We want to offer you a realistic market price that will ship your vehicle in a timely manner. Auto shipping rates depend on a number of factors. Such are the type of vehicle and type of transport carrier. Of course, the pick-up and drop-off destinations matter as well. And certainly a main factor that will affect your quote is the current demand/supply situation. Plus, you can purchase an expedited service, which costs a premium. Because of how all these factors can affect the price, we always try to iterate the importance of manual quotes.

Only manually tracking these factors will guarantee accurate rates and quality services. That is why we do not utilize an automated software to deliver our rates to customers. We track the demand and supply situation manually, all day, and we deliver accurate rates via email or phone.

Shipping a car sometimes may seem expensive, but there are quite a few benefits to shipping your car rather than driving. For starters, you will avoid any wear and tear on your vehicle. There’s also virtually zero risk of being involved in a traffic accident, which means comfortably flying to your new home instead of spending days on the road driving.

All in all, requesting an auto transport service from Corsia Logistics is buying yourself a peace of mind. You book your car’s delivery online or by phone, we explain the process, send you confirmations and then you go about your day as usual.


Can I get a concrete price for shipping a car from New York to Colorado?

As we have already mentioned, there are a lot of factors, which take a role in giving you an accurate quote. For that reason we can’t just list a specific price here. Prices change, often daily. But there are a few guidelines, which you can keep in mind for every time you need a car to be shipped.

Take the route from New York to California, for example. It is usually busy, which guarantees a certain delivery time frame. However, some days or even weeks there are less vehicles to transport in either direction. This ultimately drives the prices down. This is how the supply and demand affect the prices. That is why when you think about the price to ship a car from New York to Colorado, you should consider how busy the route might be. The more vehicles there are on the national dispatch boards, the higher the prices because the competition for a spot on a car carrier is higher. Moving a vehicle is not like moving your household goods. Advanced schedules cannot guarantee a price or delivery time. Prices can change daily, affected by the mentioned fluctuations. That is why we always tell customers that prices we email them are only valid for a week.

But at the end of the day, shipping your car from New York to Colorado is easy with Corsia – we serve this route on a regular basis. We go to great lengths to make sure you and your vehicle have a positive shipping experience. You can see that for yourself by reading our customer reviews online. Give us a call now to discuss your shipping preferences and budget.


Why are people moving to Colorado?

While there are plenty of reasons to leave New York, here we want to focus on what makes Colorado such a great place for your next destination. And the one thing, from which you certainly cannot escape in the Centennial state is the mountains. Whether you choose to live in the city or in a small town, the majestic Rocky Mountains will inevitably have an impact on your life in Colorado.

The state is also famous for its 300 days of sunshine. Now pair that with the popularity of a variety of outdoor activities. Can you see why the state would rank in the top ten healthiest states in the US with very low obesity rate? That makes it a great place to get away from the rather sedentary (albeit busy) New York lifestyle. In 2015 Colorado ranked 7th among all of the states for the total number of people added – 101,000 in a single year. The Centennial State has the highest average elevation – 6,800 feet above sea level – of the fifty states. Colorado has about 1500 peaks over 10,000 feet high and 54 over 14,000 high; therefore, whether you choose to live in the city or in a small town, the majestic Rocky Mountains will inevitably have an impact on your life in Colorado.


What are some popular destinations in Colorado?

Denver – founded in 1858 as a mining town, today Denver, the state capital of Colorado, has transformed into a cosmopolitan city with the diverse economy. The city is home to Denver Broncos, Avalanche, Nuggets, and Rockies. To help you get back on track with a healthy lifestyle after the move, Denver offers 200 parks to enjoy, 30 recreation centers, and miles of elaborate biking and running paths. Also you will be just a short car ride away from Red Rocks Amphitheater – the only naturally-occurring acoustically perfect amphitheater in the world. It is where the famous Irish rock band U2 filmed their “Under a Blood Red Sky”.

The college town of Boulder – Colorado’s liberal education hub. Today it is ranked among the top cities in the nation when it comes to education, health, and quality of life. Besides being one of America’s greenest towns, Boulder, according to research, has the highest percentage of people with an advanced degree in the country.

Colorado Springs – a military hub located in one of the most picturesque areas in the country. According to Money Magazine, in 2006 the city was the best place to live. Dry climate and healing waters from the natural springs have also made it a popular spa resort. Having moved to Colorado Springs you’ll be able to enjoy countless trips to the Garden of the Gods – a beautiful city park with astounding rock formation.

Aspen – a well-known playground for the rich and famous, is situated in the northwest of Colorado, and is home to approximately 6000 residents. Although it was founded as silver mining town, today ski tourism is Aspen’s enduring goldmine. Real estate prices here are among the highest in the world, which results in most workers driving from neighboring communities.

Other popular Colorado destinations include Aurora, Durango, Fort Collins, Vail, and Thornton.


Here are a few useful facts for motorists and their families moving to Colorado:

  • Colorado has 5 toll roads with E-470 that runs along the east side of the Denver-Aurora area being one of the most expensive in the nation.
  • You must apply for a Colorado driving license within 30 days of moving to Colorado.
  • And as soon as you have your Colorado driver’s license, you can register to vote
  • You have 90 days to register your vehicle at your local County Clerk’s office after moving to Colorado.
  • The fees depend on the age, weight, taxable value, purchase date and the type of license plate you want for your vehicle. Emission test is also required.
  • For more detailed information and current fees visit – Colorado Official State Web Portal.

For traffic, weather alerts, and road closures, check with Colorado Department of Transportation by going to And if you are in need of a job when you get to Colorado, make sure to visit Colorado Department of Labor: There you can not only do a state-wide-job search but you can also find info about job training, job fairs, benefits, and more. Other sources include: Denver Post, Denver Business Journal and the Aspen times. Now, if you are ready to move to Colorado, Corsia Logistics is there to help you. Give us a call to discuss your options and budget and we will organize the shipment of your car right away! Thank you.