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Shipping Car to Kauai from California

Hawaii (HI), USA

What's in this article?
  1. How To Ship Car To Kauai From California
  2. The Method Of Shipping To Kauai
Shipping Car to Kauai from California

How to Ship Car to Kauai from California

The culture of Hawaii allows all sorts of lifestyles as there is much to do and see, making it a tremendous tourist hub as well as a popular destination for retirees and those looking for a more relaxed lifestyle.

If you are shipping your car to Kauai from California, using an auto shipping company, you might find it rather expensive but preferable in comparison to the alternative of shipping it yourself.

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Kauai or "Garden Isle" is the oldest islands in the Hawaii chain of islands. It is the 21st biggest island in US and the 4th largest in Hawaii. It is home to the Waimea Canyon State Park. Moving here can be an adventure especially when you come from California.

The rates for shipping a car to Kauaifrom California are based on several different factors such as the type of vehicle, pickup and destination location, timeframe as well as the type of shipping itself. The prices are usually subjected to alterations based on the size of the car – whether it’s a 4-wheel drive, a roof rack and so forth. There is an additional charge if the vehicle is inoperable. Most companies offer reliable and affordable transportation service (door to door and terminal to terminal) which is going to fit your budget.

  • You can get quotes from auto transport services in advance in order to prepare for the pricey shipping from the island to the mainland and it’s pricier the other way around. This is why you might want to plan ahead and get as many quotes as you can in order to compare and find a good company that provides you a quote suitable for your range.
  • You may need auto shipping services more than once. If you want to be completely independent throughout your traveling, you may need to ship a car more than once.

As long as the vehicle is loaded on the ship, the transportation time is roughly about five days on the sea. The vehicles are offloaded which takes about 3-5 days. Once this is done, the shipping agent picks it up within 1-3 business days and if you’ve booked door-to-door, the auto transport service will need another 1-3 day to deliver it. If you are looking to get an estimate on the cost of shipping, an average quote would be around $1,700-$1780 from California to Honolulu and to Kauai.

The Most Standard Method Of Shipping A Car To Kauai

The method of shipping to Kauai

The most standard method of shipping a car to Kauai is to place the car in a below-deck, water-tight garage located in a specific frame. The cars aren’t usually loaded in containers. Of course, this is up to the discretion of the operation and you can pick this method up.

If you want to ensure that your car is placed in an enclosed container you need to order and pay for it. The cost of 20 feet or a 40 feet unit is based on the mileage from the location of the car and to the port.

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Hawaii to New York
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Kahului to New York
Kaneohe to New York
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Kapolei to New York
Kailua to New York
Mililani to New York
Pearl City to New York
Schofield Barracks to New York
Kihei to New York
Makakilo to New York
Honolulu to New York
Ewa Gentry to New York
Hawaii to Los Angeles
Honolulu to Los Angeles
Hilo to Los Angeles
Kahului to Los Angeles
Kaneohe to Los Angeles
Waipahu to Los Angeles
Kapolei to Los Angeles
Kailua to Los Angeles
Mililani to Los Angeles
Pearl City to Los Angeles
Schofield Barracks to Los Angeles
Kihei to Los Angeles
Makakilo to Los Angeles
Honolulu to Los Angeles
Ewa Gentry to Los Angeles
Hawaii to Chicago
Honolulu to Chicago
Hilo to Chicago
Kahului to Chicago
Kaneohe to Chicago
Waipahu to Chicago
Kapolei to Chicago
Kailua to Chicago
Mililani to Chicago
Pearl City to Chicago
Schofield Barracks to Chicago
Kihei to Chicago
Makakilo to Chicago
Honolulu to Chicago
Ewa Gentry to Chicago
Hawaii to Houston
Honolulu to Houston
Hilo to Houston
Kahului to Houston
Kaneohe to Houston
Waipahu to Houston
Kapolei to Houston
Kailua to Houston
Mililani to Houston
Pearl City to Houston
Schofield Barracks to Houston
Kihei to Houston
Makakilo to Houston
Honolulu to Houston
Ewa Gentry to Houston
Hawaii to Phoenix
Honolulu to Phoenix
Hilo to Phoenix
Kahului to Phoenix
Kaneohe to Phoenix
Waipahu to Phoenix
Kapolei to Phoenix
Kailua to Phoenix
Mililani to Phoenix
Pearl City to Phoenix
Schofield Barracks to Phoenix
Kihei to Phoenix
Makakilo to Phoenix
Honolulu to Phoenix
Ewa Gentry to Phoenix
Hawaii to Philadelphia
Honolulu to Philadelphia
Hilo to Philadelphia
Kahului to Philadelphia
Kaneohe to Philadelphia
Waipahu to Philadelphia
Kapolei to Philadelphia
Kailua to Philadelphia
Mililani to Philadelphia
Pearl City to Philadelphia
Schofield Barracks to Philadelphia
Kihei to Philadelphia
Makakilo to Philadelphia
Honolulu to Philadelphia
Ewa Gentry to Philadelphia
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