When I moved for the first time, from my childhood home to my college dorm room, “moving” meant loading as much of my stuff as I could into the family station wagon. It was one trip, and the assumption was that most of that stuff was expendable. As I got older, and acquired more things, a move became more complicated. In my 20s, moving meant renting a U Haul truck, bribing some friends with beer and pizza, and making a day of it. After college, there were suddenly more options and more complications to making a move.
In my younger days, moving generally meant going from one apartment to another apartment in the same city or area. As I began my family and career, however, I had to learn the ins and outs of how to make a long distance move, including one, for my first job, that involved Read More
Cross country moving is not without certain stressors that local moving doesn’t have. For one, you are moving to a new place you may have never even been before. Some people are able to snag new jobs in another state, which is all well and good. However, arranging for cross country moving for it will take some extra planning on your part. For one, you need to find a new place to live and then organize a move so that you can be there by a certain date. You have to map out a good route and look for professional movers to help you. Cross country moving is done much easier with the help of a professional moving company.
Professional moving companies that are qualified to do cross country moving are also called interstate moving companies. When you are looking for a mover to help you with cross country moving, make sure they are licensed to do these kinds of moves. One valuable piece of advice that you will see repeated over and over again, is to research the different cross country moving companies. You can find these movers listed online. Be sure that you check out at least four or five cross country moving companies. These moving companies will usually have websites you can go to for more information.
It is best to call cross country moving companies and speak to them in person though. The way they handle their calls is a good first indicator of what kind of moving company they are. In other words, are they professional in the way the handle business calls or not? There are some so called cross country moving companies that are only out to scam people out of their money. It is best to use caution before you proceed. Take a look in the different forums and see what others are saying about the different cross country moving companies.
You can also check cross country moving companies out on the Better Business Bureau site. Before you hire a cross country moving company you should get at least three quotes from reputable moving companies before you make your selection. You can also look online for discount codes and coupons you can use to save money when hiring moving companies.