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Shipping Car from Hawaii to Mainland for Military

Hawaii, USA

What's in this article?
  1. Is Vehicle Transportation Covered By The Navy?
  2. How Long Does Shipping Take?
  3. What Are Military Shipping Costs Like?
Shipping Car from Hawaii to Mainland for Military

One of the main reasons that vehicles are shipped out from the mainland to Hawaii is for the military. Members of the Navy are often placed at a base on Hawaii, and when that happens it’s nice to have a personal vehicle throughout the duration of the time spent on Hawaii. For this reason, it’s important to find out what shipping services are available, whether the Navy will cover shipping costs to get a car out to Hawaii and what sort of wait times there are when transporting a vehicle for military personnel.

Is Vehicle Transportation Covered by the Navy?

Yes and no. If you’re enlisted in the Navy and are sent to Hawaii to serve, the military will cover the cost of shipping a single car to that location. This is enough for many sailors, but not always for members of the military with a family. While a single sailor would be happy to have the one car for personal use around the island, a family would likely want to have two vehicles for driving purposes. If that’s the case, the second vehicle would have to be paid for out of pocket, because the Navy will only cover the cost of shipping for one vehicle per sailor.

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Vehicle Transportation Covered By The Navy

How Long Does Shipping Take?

When shipping from a port in California to a port in Hawaii times usually vary between 5 days and 8 days depending on the end location and what shipping service you are going with. It’s important to ask about specific time frames when choosing a shipping company to go with if you are covering the cost of the shipment yourself. Different companies will offer different timeframes and you’ll want to evaluate the shipping times to decide which one you want to go with. Overall, shipping a car to Hawaii is quick and easy to do.  

What are Military Shipping Costs Like?

Generally, it’s affordable to ship a single vehicle from the mainland over to Hawaii, and that’s especially true for most sailors in the Navy. That’s because they generally are stationed right near a port in Hawaii. That means that shipping only needs to bring the vehicle to the port and it will be nearby to where it needs to go. Inter Hawaiian shipping is not necessary which cuts down costs some.

Most members of the military will want to ship out their vehicle to Hawaii, but they will have to consider whether they want to ship out multiple vehicles or not. Either way shipping is affordable and worth it for the benefit of having personal transportation on the island.

For more than 20 years, A-1 Auto Transport has been here for our military men and women. Whether you are active duty or retired, all you need to do for reliable shipping service is fill out the easy, no hassle quote form on this page. We will have your car delivered fast to your location in Hawaii.

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Kailua to Chicago
Mililani to Chicago
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Schofield Barracks to Chicago
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Kaneohe to Houston
Kapolei to Houston
Kailua to Houston
Mililani to Houston
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Kaneohe to Phoenix
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Schofield Barracks to Phoenix
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Kailua to Philadelphia
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Waipahu to Philadelphia
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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. 

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Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

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