How to Go to a Barrett Jackson Auctionby Contributor
Barrett Jackson was started by two men with a passion for collector cars. The Barrett Jackson partnership expanded into the now acclaimed auto auction extravaganza. The Barrett Jackson Auction is now held in two locations--Scottsdale, Arizona and Palm Beach, Florida. Going to the Barrett Jackson Auction can be overwhelming and thrilling. Read on to learn how to go to a Barrett Jackson auction.
Find out when the auctions will take place. Generally Barrett Jackson Auctions are held annually in two different locations. There are other auctions held intermittently. Check Barrett Jackson's website for the latest information. The information is released several months in advance of each auction.
Register for the event as a bidder. Get the preferred parking, admission for the entire event for you and one guest, access to the auction cars, bidding seating, and other perks for registering as a bidder early. The bidder registration form is available about five months prior to each auction.
Book travel arrangements for Scottsdale, Arizona in advance to take advantage of sponsor's special offers. Book a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona for the winter auction. Book a Barrett Jackson special room rate with hotel sponsors. Book one of these rooms through Barrett Jackson's website. The Marriot-McDowell Mountain is the closest hotel. Book a room at Residence Inn Scottsdale North, The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, SpringHill Suites North Scottsdale or several other hotel chains within a few miles of the auction.
Book travel arrangements for Palm Beach, Florida in advance to take advantage of sponsor's special offers. Book a hotel in Palm Beach, Florida for the spring auction. US Airways and Enterprise rental car are both regular sponsors of the event so watch for special offers from these and other companies.
Go to the Barrett Jacks Auction online. Stay home and bid on collector cars from your own living room. Visit Barrett Jackson's website to register as an online bidder.