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Moving to Hilo Hawaii

Posted By:
Derek 3/4/2013
2:44 PM

Moving to Hilo, Hawaii – The Cheap and Easy Way

Hilo, Hawaii is one of the least expensive Hawaiian cities to live in. It is also one of the most beautiful! Once you see the clear, blue waters of Hilo Bay or the lush vegetation in the Japanese Gardens, you will fall in love with Hilo! Not only is it a great place to visit, but a wonderful place to live! Just be prepared – once you announce that you are moving to Hilo, all of your family and friends will want to come stay for a visit! Located on the eastern side of the Big Island, Hilo is a picturesque place to live.

You have options when moving to Hilo. Of course, driving a rental truck is not an option (the Pacific Ocean highway hasn’t been built yet!), but never fear! There are still affordable options for your move to Hilo that are cheaper than traditional full-service movers. U-Pack is a “you pack, we drive” moving service offering affordable, simple moves to Hilo.

Moving to Hilo, Hawaii in a Container

Since the moving truck option is not available, most customers move to Hilo using moving containers. U-Pack offers two different size containers: a ReloCube, or 40-foot ocean container.

Small moves to Hilo, HI. If you have a 1-2 bedroom home or apartment, your best bet for moving to Hilo would be to use ReloCubes, U-Pack’s 6'x7'x8' moving containers. ReloCubes are metal, weatherproof containers that are perfect for moving. They are ideal for small moves because one ReloCube typically holds the contents of a studio-apartment. A 2-bedroom home would typically use 2-3 ReloCubes for a move. You can reserve as many of these as you need, and pay for only what you use.

Larger moves to Hilo, HI. For moves with a 3-bedroom home or larger, a 40-foot ocean container may be your best option.

If you are ready to find out how much it costs to move to Hilo, get a free moving quote for your move to Hilo here. Or keep reading to find out how moving to Hilo works with U-Pack.

How Moving to Hilo, HI in a Moving Container Works with U-Pack

Both the ReloCube and ocean container options work like this:

  • U-Pack delivers the moving equipment to your door.
  • You load everything up, and call us when it’s ready to be picked up (you have 3 business days to load).
  • Your stuff travels to either Oakland, CA or Pico Rivera, CA, then it gets on a boat for Hawaii.
  • Once it arrives in Hawaii, you unload (transit time averages 9-14 business days).

And here is some good news: With U-Pack, your stuff is never co-mingled with other household shipments – no matter which type of container you choose.

Save Time and Money Moving to Hilo

Moving to Hilo doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Save your money for exploring after you arrive by moving with U-Pack. When you move with U-Pack, you get a fast move and a simple move (all you have to do is load and unload), all at an affordable price. Find out how much your move to Hilo will cost with a free moving quote.

More good news… since Hawaii is a U.S. state, there are no special requirements, taxes or additional paperwork required for a Hawaii move. Just load it up, and U-Pack will move it.

If you have any questions about moving to Hilo, HI, or you're trying to answer the question "How much does it cost to move to Hilo, Hawaii?", let us know and we'll gladly help.