Planning a cross country move can be overwhelming, costly and time consuming. Deciding what to take with you, what to get rid of and, most importantly, how to move your possessions is no easy task. However, there are several options available to make your cross country move as painless as possible without putting a huge dent in your budget.
The most popular and traditional option is to hire cross country movers to load your boxes and transport them by truck to your new home. Movers are generally paid based on the distance and time it takes to complete the move on top of a base rate. If you have a lot of boxes and large furniture to move and do not have time to do the loading, this could be the best option for you; some may do the packing for you as well.
Another viable option for your cross country move is to use mobile personal storage units; these are convenient as they can be rented for any length of time, though they may have less capacity than a standard moving truck. If you are planning to pack on your own, portable storage units may be preferential over a moving truck, as they allow you to take your time; you can pack over several days if needed. Best of all, the company providing the storage units will conveniently transport them once you are ready for your cross country move.
When weighing the possible costs of moving, remember that the most economical cross country movers to enlist are your family and friends! If you are planning to drive to your new home destination anyway, you might as well move your belongings with you in the process. All you need to do is rent a moving truck large enough to fit all of your belongings and have your loved ones do the grunt work of packing, loading and unloading.
Before making your mind up on how to go about your cross country move, research the costs and logistics involved with each option. There are several things to take into account such as how much time you have to pack and load, whether you are driving to your destination and how much stuff you are moving. Whatever choice you make, remember that moving should be fun and exciting. Do not let the pains of moving distract you from this important event in your life.
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