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    Car Shipping Oahu is What We do Best

    Oahu, one of the most well-known tourist destinations in the United States, is home to Waikiki Beach, renowned surfing locations, and Honolulu. Millions of tourists flock to the beaches, waterfalls, and stunning ocean waters every year. As it is a tourist place, many cars are transported to Oahu. We, at AutoStar Transport Express, have been providing safe and stress-free Hawaii car transport.

    AutoStar Transport Express, a top-rated BBB-accredited company, has been shipping cars to and from Oahu for over 16 years, offering quality-driven, affordable solutions for consumers, manufacturers, car dealers, and the military.

    We are direct and honest in our communications. Not just booking a car, but satisfying our customers is our first priority. Give us a call or request a quote at 888-802-8250 and we will help you make your car shipping Oahu as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

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      Why do People Choose AutoStar Transport Express for Car Shipping to Oahu?

      We offer a convenient, cost-effective car shipping service to transport all types of vehicles to Oahu. This makes AutoStar Transport Express one of the best car shipping companies in the country.

      • Top Rated and licensed: Our company is licensed and bonded with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and we have over 100+ 5-star Positive Reviews by satisfied customers on Transport Reviews and Better Business Bureau for shipping vehicles to Oahu.
      • Great Care: We handle your vehicle with great care. We make sure special equipment is used to arrange hassle-free and direct transportation.
      • Accurate time Vehicle Tracking: Our professional car shipping team tracks your vehicle at every step of the car shipping process and provides you with personal, accurate status updates.
      • Guaranteed Car Carriers: AutoStar Transport Express takes the shipping of all vehicles very seriously. All car carriers we work with have been thoroughly screened to guarantee they’re highly rated, fully insured, and ready to handle your needs.Car shipping oaho

      Required Documents For Shipping A Car from or to Oahu

      Provide the following: 

      • A VIN number, the year, make, model, color, and license plate number of the vehicle are required.
      • Current title and registration 
      • Lien Holder Authorization Letter: It required for leased or financed vehicles. A letter allowing you to ship a vehicle from a bank or dealership.
      • Power of attorney:  A notarized power of attorney letter is required when the owner is absent.
      • Corporate Resolution: Vehicles belonging to the company must be accompanied by a copy of the company’s corporate resolution.

      Port Locations and Hours of Operations

      Mainland Ports Vehicle Drop-off timesAddress
      SeattleMon-Fri, 8:00am-11:30am, 1:00pm-4:00pmTerminal 5
      3443 West Marginal Way SW
      Seattle, WA 98106
      OaklandMon-Fri, 8:00am-11:30am, 1:00pm-4:00pm579 Middle Harbor Road
      Oakland, CA 94607
      Long BeachMon-Fri, 8:00am-11:30am, 1:00pm-4:00pm1521 Pier C Street
      Long Beach, CA 90813
      Hawaii PortsVehicle Drop-off timesAddress
      HonoluluMon-Fri, 8:00am-3:00pm1411 Sand Island Pkwy
      Honolulu HI 96803
      KahuluiMon-Fri, 7:00am-11:30am, 1:00pm-3:30pmKahului Harbor
      Perimeter Road
      Kahului, HI 96732
      HiloMon-Fri, 7:30am-11:30am, 1:00pm-3:30pmHilo Harbor
      55 Kahanu Street
      Hilo, HI 96720
      NawiliwiliMon-Fri (except Wed), 7:00am-11:30am,
      Wed, 7:00am-11:30am
      Pier 2
      Nawiliwili Harbor
      Lihue, HI 96766
      • 16+

        Years of experience

      • 30,000+

        Vehicle moves a year

      • 50 states

        Coverage across country

      • 20,000+

        Carriers for auto delivery

      Ready to ship your car to Oahu with AutoStar Transport Express?

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      How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Car from or To Oahu?

      You can easily calculate the better-estimated price of shipping cars to or from Oahu with our car shipping calculator.

      The car shipping cost will increase with the distance from or to the destination. The size and weight of the vehicle, and any special shipping requirements are additional variables that may influence car shipping costs.

      Car Shipping Oahu Estimated Costs and Time

      FromToEstimated Cost in $Estimated Time
      Portland, MaineOahu, Hawaii$3000 17-19 days
      Oahu, HawaiiBaltimore, Maryland $2250 11-13 days
      Oahu, HawaiiBoston, Massachusetts $2350 11-13 days
      Detroit, MichiganOahu, Hawaii$2700 17-19 days
      Oahu, Hawaii Jackson, Mississippi $2150 11-13 days
      Helena, Montana Oahu, Hawaii$3000 17-19 days
      Las Vegas, Nevada Oahu, Hawaii$2000 17-19 days

      The rates and times are estimated for mid-sized sedans and could change depending on fuel prices and vehicle type.

      Which Vehicles Do We Ship to Oahu?

      Our team is specialized in shipping all kinds of vehicles including cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, ATVs, military vehicles, Heavy Machinery, trailer, and inoperable vehicles even though it’s a bit more complicated since the customer has to bring the vehicle with its own platform to ship.

      Types of Vehicles we Ship


      People and Businesses We Normally Serve

      People have to ship their vehicles to Oahu for various types of reasons, including:

      • Corporate Relocation
      • Military & Armed forces to move their vehicles and heavy pieces of equipment
      • Classic Car Sales and renovations
      • Vacations and seasonal relocations

      We have a huge network of auto carriers for all of your specific needs. Choose an enclosed trailer for vehicles that need extraordinary special care, or choose an open car transport that’s reliable, safe, and affordable for anyone.

      How to Prepare a Vehicle for Shipping a Car to Oahu?

      Vehicles must be in operating condition when shipped. In addition, it must have an emergency brake and be licensed or qualified for highway use. Here are some tips for speeding up your move:

      • Electric vehicles: The battery must be charged between 45% and 50%. Ports will reject vehicles otherwise.
      • Wash the vehicle: Clean exteriors are required for vehicle surveys at the load port. Dirty vehicles won’t be accepted. Vehicles with cracked or damaged windows cannot be shipped.
      • Remove all personal belongings: The only tools, accessories, or parts you can ship are those normally attached to or permanently installed in the dashboard, doors, back deck, or console. Remove the following items, if not bolted in
        Loose radios and Extra SpeakersCD's and radar scanners
        Power boosters and equalizers
        Tape players and tapesDecorative ornamentsAuto roof racks if not factory installed
        Compact disc players and discsAuto protective covers/auto bras
        Car alarms should be turned off before shipping if you leave them in
        Portable telephones of any typeTruck tailgate nets Any peripherals or accessories not permanently attached to the vehicle
      • Don’t Fuel-up: Deliver your vehicle with 1/4 tank or less fuel. If you use alternative fuels, please contact our Customer Service Center at 888-802-8250 for special shipping instructions.
      • Remove Fire Extinguishers: It is illegal to ship fire extinguishers with automobiles.
      • Empty Propane tanks: The propane tanks in vehicles must be empty of liquid and fumes before shipping. Empty propane tanks must be marked and certified as “gas free”.
      • Set of Keys: While picking up the vehicle, please provide the driver with a copy of the keys for the ignition, trunk, gas tank, and any other locking compartments. Failure to do so may delay your vehicle.

      Note: Ports reserve the right to reject cargo that does not meet safety requirements.

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      Car Shipping Oahu: FAQs

      Discover all the routes to and from hawaii by visiting our car shipping to Hawaii page. You can also find information on other routes to oahu by checking out our car shipping Oahu page.