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International Auto Shipping Profiles: Hawaii

Hawaii is one of the most popular international auto transport requests received by Budget Auto Shipping, and for good reason. Scenic roadways like the Munro Trail on Lanai and the Windward Coast of Oahu make owning a vehicle in Hawaii a special treat. How receptive is Hawaii to auto shipments? What’s it like to ship […]

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History of Transportation in Hawaii

Roadways are actually a relatively recent addition to the Hawaiian Islands, with some of the most heavily used roads not appearing until the 18th century. Even then, the mostly native population converted areas into simple footpaths. Roads and the addition of public transportation have shaped the development of Hawaii’s infrastructure, and each has an interesting […]

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The Truth About Green Vehicles

One of the most important concerns for Budget Auto Shipping is reducing the impact that our auto haulers have on the environment. Normal drivers are also following this trend, as evidenced by the increasing popularity of green vehicles. But what are green vehicles? Can they really help reduce drivers’ impact on the environment? Major Types […]

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Tips For Owning a Car in Hawaii

It’s no secret that owning a vehicle in Hawaii can be an expensive endeavor. As a matter of fact, Forbes magazine ranked states from least to most expensive areas to own a vehicle (five-year estimate of depreciation, insurance, fuel, maintenance and other repairs. As expected, Hawaii ranked among the most expensive, along with Alaska and […]

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Don’t Be Left Out in the Cold This Year Snowbirds: Book Auto Shipping Services Now

Every year, thousands of people travel from the northeast to destinations like California and Florida to escape the bitter winter months in the North. Rather than add miles to their vehicles, spend hundreds on gas, and drive for hours on boring stretches of highway, many of these “snowbirds” choose to rely on auto shipping services. […]

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How Safe is Auto Shipping?

Regardless of the method chosen, all auto transport vehicles are susceptible to accidents, sometimes leading to the loss of vehicles. The majority of these accidents are due to some human error, not an equipment malfunction. Some accidents have even been well publicized. In 2002, Tricolor, a Norwegian ocean vessel carrying luxury vehicles across the ocean […]

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How Do Auto Transport Companies Ship Vehicles to Hawaii?

While it’s clear that shipping your vehicle from the United States to Europe qualifies as international auto shipping, some destinations aren’t so clear. For example, although Hawaii is considered part of the United States, auto shippers obviously can’t use the traditional transport truck to deliver a vehicle to the island. Instead, auto shippers employ a […]

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How Nationwide Auto Shipping Works

You might be tempted to scoff at the idea of nationwide auto shipping. After all, aren’t cars designed to be driven? How do auto shippers stay in business anyway? Well, you might be surprised to find that auto shipping companies like Budget Auto Shipping work in a competitive and lucrative industry. It’s not just normal […]

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