Are you starting the process of relocating to or from Hawaii? Is there a vehicle you would like to move as well? If so, it's important to find a reputable and reliable company that offers auto transport services in Hawaii that fit your needs and will ultimately exceed your expectations. There are a few things to keep in mind when looking for auto transport services in Hawaii. First is cost, shipping a vehicle across the ocean can be an expensive and time consuming process, but that doesn’t mean you should avoid it altogether. The cost and time it takes often fluctuates with a variety of factors so it's imperative to get an estimate based on your move and the distance of travel, along with your vehicle specifications. Shipping to and from Hawaii is different than anywhere else in the America. Since Hawaii is a tropical island transporting a vehicle there requires shipping via an ocean liner. This presents some other issues to keep in mind such as intense sunlight reflecting off of the water and the salty air that can affect a vehicle’s exterior. We here at Hawaii auto transport have the experience and know-how to deal with these obstacles. Shipping to Hawaii is a different process and we want you to understand we have the experience to make the transportation process as smooth as possible. Hawaii auto transport is also experienced in shipping boats and aquatic vehicles. Hawaii being an island recreational vehicles are much more popular and prevalent here. Hawaii auto transport can take care of any and all types of vehicles. Another important factor to look for when finding auto transport services in Hawaii is if they offer any insurance or recovery plans. You should never put your vehicle in the hands of any auto transport services that are not insured. Working with a fully insured company will give you peace of mind, knowing that if something were to happen to your vehicle during transport you are covered.
How to transport a vehicle?
With door-to-door transport, you don't have to go to a terminal to ship your vehicle or accept delivery. Direct Connect Auto Transport will pick up your vehicles at your residence, office or any other place you designate. (Pickup and delivery is subject to accessibility and local laws.)
How much to ship a car to Hawaii?
Call 877-MOVE-CAR or visit our secure online quote and order form to get a quote or start your vehicle shipment to Hawaii.
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Do you need to ship a vehicle to or from Hawaii? When moving somewhere as far from the mainland as Hawaii using Hawaii Auto transport companies are the easiest and most convenient way to relocate your vehicle. When choosing auto transport companies in Hawaii it's important to compare both pricing and the quality of the service provided. Pricing can vary from company to company and it's important to get an estimate from the Hawaii auto transport company based on your vehicle specification before committing to one. As a potential customer, you are able to ask for documentation such as permits and licenses from the Hawaii auto transport companies to ensure the Hawaii auto transport company is operating legally. One last recommendation for when you have finally chosen an Hawaii auto transport company is to always be on time when dropping your car off, and document the condition of your vehicle before it gets loaded on the truck.
You can conveniently and easily book your shipment using our secure online system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You also have the option of booking for a professional shipping coordinator, by calling us at the number above. To get an approximate quote for shipping costs, you may also call us, email us or use the convenient Get Quote button located on our website.
Your vehicle is delivered within 1 to 10 days, based on the mileage. The complete transport time depends on actual distance. Our driverstravel 300 to 500 miles on a daily basis. When you call to place your shipment, our shpping representative can provide you with an estimated time of arrival, based on all of the factors. You are also given a unique tracking number to keep track of your shipment from start to finish.
Our convenient online tracking system is available 24 hours per day, seven days a week. This tracking update is provided to you in real-time, showing the actual progress of the vehicle. Simply use your unique booking number provided to you during scheduling, and enter it when prompted. You may also track your shipment over the phone by calling us and speaking with our Hawaii auto shipping dispatcher.
All of our vehicle shipments are insured against all in-transit damage. This also includes damage that is caused by our drivers or employees, or equipment failure damages., or equipment failure by the assigned auto shipping or car transport truck. By law, all of our drivers and transport trucks carry a minimum of $750,000 public liability insurance.
As a federally licensed transportation broker, Hawaii Auto Transport is liable to any damage that may occur to a vehicle. If any damage occurs during shipment, Hawaii Auto Transport is happy to help you walk thorugh the process of filing a claim to ensure that you are quickly reimbursed for damages. For more questions about claim filing or liability and cargo insuance, please call one of our experts.
We accept many forms of payment, including Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, electronic transfer, personal checks, money orders, and official company checks. These paymentsare accepted for a deposit or for the full pre-payment. Balances due upon delivery can only be paid by cash, cashier's check, postal money order, or an official bank check. No credit cards are accepted by the drivers when they are paid at drop off. For specific invoice and billing questions, please call and ask for our billing department.
You or another party must be present for both pick-up and delivery of the vehicle. This is to sign the initial and final inspection reports. This person can be anyone you designate over the age of 18.
We highly suggest that personal items are not stored during transit, because they are not covered by insurance if they are damaged. However, if it is a necessity, personal items that are stored in the vehicle must not exceed 100 lbs., and must be located in the trunk or below the window line.
There can be no more than ¼ of a tank of gasonline in any type of vehicle prior to shipment. There is no room for exception on this rule, as this is a mandated Coast Guard regulation.
You can either click on the Get Quote link for a free instant online quote, or call usto receive a quote from a professional shipping coordinator. Please note, different types of vehicles and different distances result in different quote times and rates.
We suggest booking at least 2 to 3 weeks in advance, so we can better guarantee and accommodate your needs. It is best to book as far advance as possible, but we do understand this is not always feasible. To book a shipment or merely to ask for more information, you may always call 877-668-3227. We will do our best to accommodate any date and time of shipment.
The driver or dispatcher will make definite arrangements as to the pickup and delivery addresses. In most cases, our drivers can come right to your front door. However, side and residential streets often have restrictions concerning large trucks driving into the area. In these instances, the driver may ask that you bring the vehicle to a location with a large parking lot, such as a grocery store.
We ship far more than just cars, trucks, and SUVs. We also specialize in shipping other vehicles such as vans, motorcycles, limousines, boats, and RVs. We also ship alternative fuel and electric vehicles, although these may carry different regulations, so it is best to talk to a shipping coordinator for more details. We can also ship heavy equipment and oversized loads. For any questions regarding shipping, please call one of our professional shipping coordinators.
We use five different ports in the Hawaiian Islands. They are as follows: Honolulu - Island Of Oahu, Hilo - Island Of Hawaii, Kahului - Island Of Maui, Kona - Island Of Hawaii, and Nawiliwili - Island Of Kauai. We are not affiliated with each port, and we do recommend caling ahead for specific questions. The Port of Honolulu on the Island of Oahu is located at: 1411 Sand Island Parkway, Honolulu, HI, 96819, and their phone number is (800) 462-8766. The Port of Hilo on the island of Hawaii is located at 80 Kuhio St, Hilo, HI, 96720 and their phone number is (808) 933-8850. The Port of Kahului on the island of Maui is located at 105 Ala Luina St. Kahului, HI, 96732. The port of Kona on the island of Hawaii is located at Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI, with a contact number of 808-329-7494. The Port of Nawiliwili on the island of Kauai is located at Nawiliwili Harbor, Lihue, HI 96766.