Because Hawaii has the beautiful scenery and all the popular tourist attractions, retirees find the lifestyle there more relaxed and able to enjoy it. If you want to move to Hawaii, you will want to hire A1 Auto Transport to help you get your vehicle over to Hawaii so you can drive it when you want it.
To ship car from California to Hawaii cost is determined by several factors that include destination, pick up location, time, and type of shipping you prefer. While it may seem that it's too expensive to ship a vehicle to Hawaii, the process and the assistance makes it worthwhile.
One factor that determines the amount you will pay to ship a car from California to Hawaii cost is the paperwork. You will need to have as much paperwork as is required. The size of your vehicle will be another determining factor. If your vehicle is larger, it's more than likely going to take up more room when compared to a shorter one. The destination, pick up location, and the vehicle is all a factor of the price. The prices you are quoted will be determined by the size of the car.
Limitations and restrictions for shipping.
Before you start the process to ship a car from California to Hawaii cost remove all luggage racks and anything that may be sticking out as you inspect the vehicle for dents and scratches. If you do not handle cleaning the vehicle to remove any loose objects, you may find that they will stop it from being transported and it will cost more because they will need to clean it first. You can get a quote from A1 Auto Transport which will determine any factors that you may want to consider or leave alone.
Cost and Time Needed To Ship.
Once your vehicle is loaded onto the ship for transport, you are most likely looking at about five days on board. Once the ship reaches the port, the agents will pick-up the vehicle between one and three business days. If you chose the door-to-door service, you will need to allow another one to three days to deliver it. While this may sound like it will be outrageous, it's actually not that bad. A good estimate of shipping cost from California to Honolulu runs about $1,700 to $ 1,780. You can also figure in a flat rate residential pick-up and delivery service as well. A1 Auto Transport Service can arrange a pickup or delivery at your California residence and transport it to the closest terminate.
Most vehicles shipped from California to Hawaii are on a lower deck. This water tight garage is located specifically downstairs which frees the deck to move around on. If you choose an enclosed container, you will pay more money for it. You will be able to choose between a twenty foot and a forty foot container that your vehicle can be placed in prior to shipment.
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.