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Where do I my vehicle from to get it to Hawaii?

In the United States, there are only three ports to get your vehicles into Hawaii. These ports are located in Richmond, California, Long Beach, California, and Seattle Washington.

How do I get my vehicle to one of the ocean ports to Shipping to Hawaii?

You can deliver the vehicle yourself, or have one of our Transport pick up your vehicle in the city where the vehicle is located in.

What do I need to provide for booking to Shipping to Hawaii?

Name, mailing address, physical and phone numbers of the Transport-the person for whom the vehicle is to be shipped. Name, mailing address, physical and phone numbers of the consignee- the person for whom the vehicle is to. You need the following information to place a booking to Hawaii: year, make, model, license plate number, color, and VIN number.

How do I obtain a booking to ship my vehicle?

At Road Scholar Transport all you have to do is call one of our representatives and they will assist you with your booking order. Car Transport booking is required prior to delivery of your vehicle to the port.

What forms of payment are accepted?

Cash, cahier check, money orders, visa and master cards will be accepted. No personal checks and no business checks will be accepted. Payment must be arranged prior to pick up.

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What do I need to do to get my vehicle ready for Hawaii Auto Transport?

All vehicles must have a clean exterior so that a vehicle condition report can be conducted at the load port. Cracked windshields or windows, damaged vehicles or dirty cars cannot be accepted for shipment to Hawaii. Bring the current vehicle registration.

Can I ship anything inside of my vehicle to Hawaii?

No, the only items acceptable for in your vehicle are those tools and accessories normally attached to the vehicle, or permanently installed in the dash, doors, deck, or console. A child car seat is acceptable.

How much gas should be in my vehicle when it?

ONLY ¼ tank of gas. If the vehicle has more than a ¼ tank of gas the port will not accept the vehicle. In some cases the port will drain the fuel for an additional charge. U.S. Coast Guard regulation 176.905 requires that fuel tanks on all motor vehicles carried on a vessel may not be more than ¼ full.

How long does it take for my vehicle to get to Hawaii?

Once loaded onto the vessel the ocean time is approximately five days. The port takes an additional 5-7 days to unload all of the containers. The vessel unloads on a first-come, first-serve basis upon arrival of your vehicle to the port after check in. Customer service at the destination port will call you when your vehicle is ready for pickup.

How long can I leave my vehicle at the port after it arrivals in Hawaii?

Once your vehicle has been off-loaded, customer service at the port of arrival will call you when your vehicle is ready for pickup. The state of Hawaii will allow five days to pick up your vehicle. After five days there is a storage charge of $35.00 per day.

Transport To Hawaii

One of the biggest challenges when relocating to or from Hawaii (or even to another Hawaiian Island) is Transport your car, household goods, and personal belongings. Whether door-to-door or port-to-port, we at Road Scholar Transport will tailor our Shipping and relocation services to meet your deadlines. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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Advice:
Time frame - a car or container of household items generally takes three to four weeks. Cars and autos are shipped in individual containers, but many sea carriers will allow partial containers of household goods. Please contact one of our Road Scholar Transport agents to discuss your Vehicle Transport and needs. If necessary, we will be able to help deliver the container to your house for packing, then retrieve it for delivery to the docks. All of our transporters are skillfully trained and certified.