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Asked by Jamie

April 3, 2014 under Moving Companies

We are planning a move from Massachusetts to Hawaii, and I was wondering if any moving companies also ship vehicles?

Answered by Jenna Farmer

April 4, 2014

Hi, thanks so much for visiting Movers.com

The short answer to your question is yes. Many full service moving companies also offer other various services related to your move, like auto shipping, custom crating, packing etc.

Movers.com can provide you with free quotes from companies that offer auto shipping from Massachusetts to Hawaii. Simply fill out the information on the form and we will connect you with up to seven movers in your area offering FREE no-obligation quotes.

Information on auto shipping costs

There are a few different methods of shipping your vehicle, and whichever method you choose will ultimately determine how much you will pay.

Auto Transport Company: Hiring auto shippers to transport your vehicle via trailer is usually the safest and most effective method. The cost will depend on which method you opt for

Open-Air Trailers: Your vehicle is loaded onto an open trailer with other vehicles. This is a cost-effective method, but be aware your vehicle will be exposed to outdoor elements.

Enclosed Trailers: Your vehicle is shipped in its own individual container. This is the safest, but most expensive option. Generally, luxury or collectible cars are shipped using this method.

Driveaway Service: Usually the cheapest method, a hired driver will personally drive your vehicle to your destination.

Rail Service: Another affordable option and green alternative, you could opt to transport your car by train.

I hope I was able to give you some useful information for your upcoming move, and best of luck!

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