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Packing Guide: Items of Extraordinary Value

Good packing will reduce the chance of your household goods from being damaged. Careful packing will increase your chances of no damage to your goods.


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All items in your shipment, which are considered to be of extraordinary value, must be identified. You must advise Aloha Moving in writing that they are in your shipment. These items are defined as items having a value greater than $100.00 per pound per article. For example:

 Antiques
 Crystal
 Precious Stones or Gems
 Art Collections
 Currency
 Silver and Silverware
 Cameras
 Figurines
 Video Cameras
 Computer Software
 Furs
 Coin Collection
 Oriental Rugs

If you include items of extraordinary value in your shipment, a High Value Inventory sheet must be completed and signed by you prior to your move. In the event of a claim, any settlement is limited to the valuation you declare for the entire shipment. If you fail to list all extraordinary value items and/or fail to sign the High Value Inventory sheet, Aloha Moving’s liability for loss of or damage to those items will be limited to no more than $100.00 per pound per article, based upon the actual weight of the article (does not apply to shipments under the “basic carrier liability” option).

You must declare the total amount of the released value that you declare for your goods. This total should include the value of items, including all items of extraordinary value. Record the total value on the bill of lading. Please note that the protection for items of extraordinary value is not available for shipments, which are released to the value of 60 cents per pound per article (basic carrier liability option).


MOVING can be one of the most stressful events in your life. However, by getting organized and planning ahead, you can prepare your family or business for a smooth move.

Aloha Moving provides you with the services and resources that will help make your relocation cost effective, efficient, and worry-free.

Be sure to consult our Moving Guides and Tips for valuable information, such as how to prepare for your relocation week by week, and how to pack.

In just a few easy steps, we’ll help you make your relocation a successful one!