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Helpful Articles - Moving Tips

The Easiest Way to Move to Hawaii: Door-to-Door Service Explained

Everyone has their own vision for the perfect and easiest move.   Some people have a strong do-it-yourself bent and want to be as hands-on as possible during the process. (If this is you, check out our EZ Move program, available on Maui, Hilo, Kona and Kauai!)  Others want to convenience of a done-for-you solution, in which the moving company handles absolutely everything: materials, packing, shipping and unpacking. If you’re pressed for time—or you simply want the convenience of letting an expert crew manage all the details—then a done-for-you solution is likely right for you.   At Royal Hawaiian Movers, we call this our door-to-door service. We get a lot of questions about it, including:   How exactly does it work?  […]

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The Complete Guide to Moving Your Motorcycle to Hawaii or the Mainland 

In Hawaii, motorcycles offer their riders an open-air tour of all the beauty the islands have to offer. If you long to feel the Pacific trade winds blowing by and the warm sun on your body as you glide down the road past waterfalls, ocean views and other iconic Hawaiian sights, we’ve got good news for you: It’s pretty easy to ship your motorcycle to the Hawaiian islands. Or, if you’ve fallen in love with your bike in Hawaii and can’t imagine leaving it behind when you move to the mainland (or another island!), it can be just as simple to take it with you.    In this guide, we’ll walk you through all your options […]

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The Complete Guide to Moving Your Appliances, Safely and Easily 

Whether you’re moving to the Hawaiian islands, between islands or to the mainland, you may consider taking your appliances with you at some point.  Moving appliances can be a great way to save some money (after all, if you bring them with you, you won’t need to replace them!) However, there are a few things you need to know before moving your stove, refrigerator, washers and other large appliances. Here’s the good news: You can safely move all of your appliances—your washing machine, dryer, stove, refrigerator or freezer—pretty much anywhere. That being said, there are two questions you’ll likely ask yourself in the process:  Should you take them with you?  What’s the best […]

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What’s a Certified Moving Consultant? And Why Does This Certification Matter to You?  

If you’re researching an upcoming move to Hawaii, you may have noticed that one or more of the companies you’re investigating have Certified Moving Consultants on staff. What does it mean to be a Certified Moving Consultant? And, more importantly, what does it mean for you and your move? The Certified Moving Consultant credential is issued by the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA). As with many other professional certifications, becoming a Certified Moving Consultant requires learning an established curriculum and passing an exam. Ultimately, those who become Certified Moving Consultants graduate with 1) a solid understanding of how the industry works that 2) also […]

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8 Moving Supplies You Can’t Pack Without 

You’ve decided to move. You’ve found a new place to live. You’ve chosen your date for Moving Day. This is where the rubber meets the road: It’s time to start packing.  Like most of the things you do around your house, packing is worlds easier when you have the right tools. Gathering the right supplies doesn’t have to cost you a bundle. You may own have some of these items already. However, in some cases, shelling out a few dollars to upgrade what you’ve got can make your packing experience even simpler than you might have imagined.  We’ll show you what we mean as we walk you through the eight moving materials you just shouldn’t pack without.  #1: Start a Moving Binder . . . or Something Like […]

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