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Old 05-11-2016, 10:41 AM   #1
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Hiring a driver/truck to relocate 5th wheel camper

Does anyone here have any information on hiring someone with a truck to relocate a 5th wheel camper? This is something we would do a couple of times a year and the move could be as much as 1,000 miles. We have a truck but only need it to move the camper so I am thinking about selling it and paying others to move the camper for us as needed. I am sure it would be best to hire a company that is insured and has a lot of experience. Beyond that we have no idea. Any input is appreciated.
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You could approach RV dealers in your area, they are getting deliveries constantly and will know operators in your area, and their reputation, for on time , damage free deliveries.
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U-ship

Maybe try U-ship.com
we shipped a electronic piano from MD to MI.
the guy was coming back from delivering a 5th wheel. wrapped it nice and even put it together for my Granddaughter.
you can get several quotes.

i have used them to ship my motorcycle from MD to IN..
no issues.

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Our previous dealer had a handful of on-call drivers to move FWs and TTs. The drivers were legal and insured. I suspect you can find the same.
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Does anyone here have any information on hiring someone with a truck to relocate a 5th wheel camper? This is something we would do a couple of times a year and the move could be as much as 1,000 miles. We have a truck but only need it to move the camper so I am thinking about selling it and paying others to move the camper for us as needed. I am sure it would be best to hire a company that is insured and has a lot of experience. Beyond that we have no idea. Any input is appreciated.
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Do check with a local, reliable dealer. They usually do have qualified drivers on-call who would be glad to make some extra $$$.
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There are several on Craigslist in the DFW area, but you would need to be certain they are properly insured.
And mel s has a great suggestion.
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