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Container Shipping to Hawaii

When it comes to shipping automobiles, household goods and other property overseas to Hawaii, one of the safest things you can do is ship in a shipping container to ensure everything is secure during transport.

A-1 Auto Transport can make your move to Hawaii stress free as we work with the top container shipping agents to ensure your container is packed and loaded onto the ship correctly and delivered safely so your goods will be intact and in proper condition when they arrive in Hawaii. Container shipping services are one of the most important services you can use for shipping overseas.


Containers for shipping overseas are generally available in twenty or forty-foot standard measurements. Other sizes may be available upon request. Property can be sealed inside a container and transported via an ocean-going ship to Hawaii and other lands worldwide.

The use of container ships essentially revolutionized the way that motor vehicles, household goods and personal property ship to Hawaii as they can ship safe and secure from the elements, vandals and other external elements that can cause damage to property. Many shipping companies today work primarily with container shipping rather than with RORO (Roll-On Roll-Off) shipping methods.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

When you are packing a container, it is wise to make sure you carefully plan loading details in advance to ensure the container is loaded correctly to maximize the space and to prevent property from shifting around during the trip. If you are making a permanent relocation to Hawaii, it’s a good idea to use a single container to ship your car as well as your personal property all in one shipment so you can maximize your space and get everything moved at one time. This cuts down on wasted space but instead of spending a fortune to ship things separately, you can save by shipping things together.

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A-1 Auto Transport will schedule your car for pickup in any U.S. state and will transport to the port for shipment to Hawaii. We schedule shipments every week from the mainland to the islands. Cost will be determined based on the port you ship from and to, the size and weight of your vehicle and/or other property and other fees. We will also schedule convenient door to door delivery, so you can meet your car right at your door in Hawaii.

For a FREE quote anytime, be sure to fill out the quote form on this page or you can give us a call at 1-800-452-2880 and speak to an agent for answers to your Hawaii container shipping questions or to get an accurate quote and to schedule shipment.

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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