Long Distance Moving Companies

Written by News Channel 2 on April 10th, 2013. Posted in Long distance movers, One way moving truck rental, Rent a truck one way

Long distance moving company

Did you know that only about one third of Americans have never moved out of their home town? In fact, about 15 percent of the US population moves every year. Interestingly, the majority of people reporting moving for reasons linked to employment. Nearly half of people who report doing so due to a job opportunity or transfer. And interestingly, college graduates are more likely to move, and to move longer distances, than those with just a high school diploma. However, moving, particularly a long distance move, can be quite stressful on a family, both emotionally and financially.

If you are planning a move you may want to consider hiring a moving company to help. Particularly if you are planning a cross country move or a long distance move you will want to look into cross country movers or long distance moving companies. However, when hiring long distance moving companies there are several things that you will want to keep in mind. First of all, keep in mind that it tends to be most expensive to move during the warmer months, approximately June through September, a time frame known as “moving season.” Therefore, hiring any kind of moving company, including long distance moving companies, during this time frame is likely to be more expensive. Therefore, you may want to consider cross country moving outside of this timeframe if you are looking to cut costs.

Of course, when hiring long distance moving companies you will want to make sure that you get an accurate quote right of the bat. Make sure you give the moving company an accurate list of all the things you will be moving so they can accurately price your move.
And keep in mind that less is easier than moving: the less you have to move, the better (and cheaper). Therefore, prior to any kind of move, and especially a long distance move, it can be a good idea to go through your home and declutter, getting rod of anything you no longer need or use. Overall, with some careful planning and budgeting, you can successfully tackle a move, with a little help from long distance moving companies. Read more: www.1800packrat.com