RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-24-2011, 11:51 AM   #1
1 Rivet Member
Eyota , Minnesota
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 12
Delivery of an AS

I guess I didn't know where to post something like this, so if it's in the wrong place I'm sorry. I know I have read on here that if you are interested in a trailer that is not in your neck of the woods, you can post that you are looking for someone to go check it out for you and then report back to you. What I was wondering is if there are folks that would be willing to to get a trailer that is not in my neck of the woods and deliver it to me? I know there are shipping companies a person can hire and the sellers are usually willing to work with you on that aspect of it. But it can be somewhat problematic coordinating the details in a remote location, and to be quite honest, I really wouldn't trust any shipping/transport company to deliver an Airstream. The only people I would trust would be current or previous owners of an AS.
So what I would be looking for is a party in the Dallas TX area that would be willing to tow a 19 footer to SE MN. If there is someone out there willing to do so, send me a PM. I thought maybe that there may even be some snow birds currently down there that would be heading back north in a month or so. Thanks.
L4740 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2011, 02:47 PM   #2
THEPILL's Avatar
2010 25' FB International
Arlington , Texas
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,291
Images: 4
I live in Texas..the dallas area. I could go look at it for you. I'm not an expert by any means. But I have an Idea on whats good or bad. On the towing aspect, if you looking on getting it to you then I would think a shipping company would be expensive as well as an independant person,..unless of course it was on their way to you. as you stated. There would also have to be some liability issues for the private party towing it to you.

Just points to ponder.

If I can help Pm me.

"Stay Thirsty My Friends"

Tow Vehicle" 2011 Superduty Diesel!!"

TAC ID TX-1432
THEPILL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2011, 07:45 PM   #3
Rivet Master
Denis4x4's Avatar
2006 25' Safari FB SE
Currently Looking...
Durango , Colorado
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,112
I've shipped six figure cars using bonded and licensed transport companies in and out of southwest Colorado where the closest divided highway is 350 miles in any direction. Asking somebody to do you Favor could turn ugly for any number of reasons.
Denis4x4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2011, 08:18 PM   #4
3 Rivet Member
LisaP's Avatar
2008 25' Safari SS SE
Colleyville , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 232
I agree with Denis4x4. I think he said it perfectly. We also ship cars and feel very safe with a professional shipper.
In a perfect world, every home would have a dog and every dog would have a home.
LisaP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 05:51 PM   #5
2 Rivet Member
1966 22' Safari
Sonoma Valley , California
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 39
What shipping companies do you recommend? I need to ship a 16' Airstream from Iowa to Reno. Then I'll pick it up from that point! Thanks, Corinne
corinnedavid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2011, 03:33 AM   #6
2 Rivet Member
Swagman's Avatar
2012 23' International
Lymington , Hampshire
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 20
Send a message via Skype™ to Swagman
Were just finalising on the purchase of a 19 foot Globetrotter and need to get it moved from Colorado to Southampton in England.
I've got one quote where half the cost is towing it from Colorado to Galavaston, and the other half shipping it Galvaston to London, England.
Any of you guys got suggestions where I can get other quotes and do you know if it would it be better value if we got a smaller outfit to haul it across the US, and another to ship it out?
Any guidance / advice much appreciated.
Don't take life too seriously, not many of us are going to make it out alive!
Swagman is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
used rv A DIESEL LOADED AIRSTREAM SLIDE FREE DELIVERY Sused rv A DIESEL LOADED AIRSTR eBay Watch Airstreams on eBay 0 02-20-2011 08:30 PM
used rv A DIESEL LOADED AIRSTREAM SLIDE FREE DELIVERY Sused rv A DIESEL LOADED AIRSTR eBay Watch Airstreams on eBay 0 01-24-2011 08:40 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:39 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.