Shipping your personal household goods and car to the Mainland, Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, Micronesia and the South Pacific has never been easier.

Matson offers the most frequent, reliable service available with the ships, equipment and connections to ensure your move is worry free.

With more than 135 years of ocean transportation experience, and decades of familiarity moving military families to and from Hawaii, Guam and Alaska, we know the drill.

Fully protected steel-constructed ocean containers are the proven method to safeguard your valued belongings during ocean transit. You or your movers pack the container and we ship it across the Pacific.

With dedicated Matson terminals, your belongings are in good hands from shore to shore. Your household goods arrive on-time and intact with no hassles or surprises.

Our knowledgeable customer service representatives can help you make a booking and answer questions about shipping your household goods to and from Hawaii, Mainland, Alaska and Guam. Use Matson’s online tracking tool for peace of mind so you know where your container is 24/7.

With frequent service and many ports across the Pacific, Matson can accommodate your schedule so you can focus on the other details of your move. Learn More

WHY MATSON?

1. Pricing Based on Container Size and Service Needs

We offer a variety of Matson-owned equipment options, including closed containers ranging from 20’ to 45,’ so you pay only for the space you need.

To provide you more flexibility we offer three container services:

  • Door to Door – Matson delivers and picks up the container on both sides of the move, excluding Hawaii or Alaska to mainland and mainland to Hawaii or Alaska moves.
  • Door to Port – Matson delivers and picks up the container on one side of the move and you arrange for trucking to or from the port on the other side of the move.
    • From mainland to Hawaii Matson offers door to port
    • From Hawaii to mainland Matson offers port to door
    • From Alaska to mainland Matson offers port to door
  • Port to Port – Matson manages ocean transportation and you arrange trucking to and from the ports.

Ask one of our Customer Service professionals for a customized quote.  For more details or to make a booking, call 1-800-4MATSON or click here; for Alaska moves, please contact Alaska Customer Service at alaskacs@matson.com or call 1-877-678-7447.

2. Quick Drop-off and Pick-up

Matson dedicated yards help customers avoid nearby terminal (Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle, Tacoma, Honolulu, Kahului, Hilo, Nawiliwili, Guam) congestion and help ensure fast and convenient drop off and pick up.

3. Real Time Tracking Port to Port

Matson’s household goods shipment tracking tool provides transparency and peace of mind so you know where your container is in real time, port to port.

WHERE CAN MATSON SHIP?

Matson offers frequent scheduled service between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii, Guam, Alaska, Micronesia, and the South Pacific.

  • Mainland ports:                                    Seattle, Tacoma, Oakland, Los Angeles
  • Hawaii ports:                                         Honolulu, Oahu; Kahului, Maui; Nawiliwili, Kauai; Hilo, Hawaii
  • Guam/Micronesia ports:                  Guam, Saipan, Rota, Yap, Palau, Chuuk, Pohnpei
  • Alaska ports:                                         Anchorage, Kodiak, Dutch Harbor
  • South Pacific ports:                            Samoa, American Samoa, Fiji, Tahiti, Auckland

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SHIP HOUSEHOLD GOODS?

Ship with Matson and your household goods will arrive as scheduled.

  • To Hawaii from West Coast                 5 – 7 Days*
  • To Guam from West Coast                  14 Days
  • To Alaska from Tacoma                       4 – 7 Days*
  • To Micronesia                                          18 – 27 Days*
  • To the South Pacific                              28 Days

* Depending on origin/destination

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SHIP HOUSEHOLD GOODS?

Ask one of our Customer Service professionals for a customized quote.  For more details or to make a booking, call 1-800-4MATSON or click here; for Alaska moves, please contact Alaska Customer Service at alaskacs@matson.com or call 1-877-678-7447.