Handling Your Car Shipping To & From Hawaii

Transporting your vehicle to Hawaii is a specialized service, one that is based the needs, servicemen and contract employees, as well as Hawaiian residents, have for personal autos transported to the islands. There are a few things to consider when deciding to ship your vehicle from the mainland to Hawaii – but Autotransport.com, with a reputation for fair pricing and timely delivery – works alongside you through every step of the process.

Delivering Your Vehicle From North America to the Hawaiian Islands

State Side

Transporting your vehicle to Hawaii is a specialized service, one that is based the needs, servicemen and contract employees, as well as Hawaiian residents, have for personal autos transported to the islands. There are a few things to consider when deciding to ship your vehicle from the mainland to Hawaii – but Autotransport.com, with a reputation for fair pricing and timely delivery – works alongside you through every step of the process.

Hawaii Islands

Moving your vehicle to Hawaii is a multi-step process, one that involves coordination to keep costs down and each shipment on a regular schedule. The crew at Autotransport.com has several drop-off points, port cities on the Pacific Coast of the United States. We’re fully compliant with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s rules for transporting cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other personal vehicles.

All vehicles shipping to Hawaii must have a clean exterior so that a vehicle survey may be conducted at the load port. Dirty vehicles will not be accepted.

The only items acceptable for shipment to Hawaii in your automobile are those tools and accessories normally attached to the vehicle, or permanently installed in the dash, doors, rear deck or console.

Please deliver your vehicle to us with 1/4 tank or less fuel.

Automobiles shipped between Seattle and Hawaii, especially during the fall and winter months, should be delivered with antifreeze.

Must be removed. Federal regulations do not permit fire extinguishers to be shipped to Hawaii with your automobile.

Vehicles with propane tanks for auxiliary uses must be delivered for shipment to Hawaii with the propane tanks empty of any liquid or fumes.

Get Your Vehicle Ready to Ship

Preparation & Inspection

Vehicles must be in operating condition when tendered for shipment to Hawaii—with a working emergency brake—and must either be licensed or qualified to be licensed for operation on public streets or highways.

Ports reserve the right to reject receipt of cargo if the cargo does not meet the requirements for safe transportation and handling by our vessel operations.

Port-to-Door Shipping

From Hawaii to The United States.

Auto shipping from Hawaii to the continental U.S. is easier now than ever. When it’s time to leave the islands and move back home, you’ll simply take your vehicle to one of our shipping ports where it will be loaded as breakbulk cargo in the belly of the ship. Your vehicle will be protected from the elements and the salt water and transported to one of our mainland ports. You’ll be asked for the same information to pick your vehicle stateside as you were in Hawaii. If you choose, the full-service shipment from Autotransport.com can arrange delivery any place in the U.S. on a multi-car carrier. Make sure that you have

Transporting your personal vehicle from the continental U.S. to Hawaii and back is easier now than ever before. Regular container ships, capable of timely break bulk cargo shipping, and leading-edge technology allow Autotransport.com to safely transport your car, truck, or motorcycle wherever you go. Give us a call at (800) 757-7125 to get started!

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Leaving From Delivery Cut Off

Oakland, CA

Latest drop off is every
tuesday at 2 PM

Ships Set Sail: Thursday / Friday

Long Beach, CA

Latest drop off is every
wednesday at 4 PM

Ships Set Sail: Saturday

Seattle, WA

Latest drop off is every
other (2nd) thursday at 4 PM

Ships Set Sail: Every other Saturday

Hawaii to California

Honolulu, HI

Latest drop off is every
friday at 4 PM

Ships Set Sail: Friday or Saturday

Kahului, HI

Latest drop off is every
friday at 2 PM

Ships Set Sail: Friday

Hilo, HI

Latest Drop off is every
tuesday at 2 pM

Ships Set Sail: Thursday

Nawiliwili, HI

Latest drop off is every thursday at 11:30 aM

Ships Set Sail: Friday

Hawaii to Seattle

Honolulu, HI

Latest Drop off is every
wednesday 4 PM

Ships Set Sail: Monday

Kahului, HI

latest drop off is every
thursday at 10 AM

Ships Set Sail: Sunday

Hilo, HI

Latest drop off is every
thursday at 4 PM

Ships Set Sail: Wednesday

Nawiliwili, HI

Latest drop off is every
thursday at 11:30 AM

Ships Set Sail: Friday

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