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How to Save On a Long-Distance Move

How to Save On a Long-Distance Move

Transporting your belongings between cities and provinces can quickly add up. Between the mileage, fuel, crew expenses and labour costs, you could be facing thousands of dollars in moving fees. But what if you could cut that cost down by half or even more? There’s a lesser-known option out there that only some moving companies offer and that’s called consolidated moving. If you don’t need a full truck and can be flexible, this option can help you save big on a long-distance move. Learn how consolidated services work and whether it’s the right option for you!

How Does Consolidated Moving Work?

If you don’t need an entire moving truck for all of your belongings and you can be flexible on timing, the moving company can book your move with others who are going to similar destinations. By sharing the truck, you will be splitting the flat fees for distance travelled and travel time with someone else, cutting the cost down significantly.

How Much Can You Save?

The amount of savings will depend on the amount of space you need, the distance travelled, among other factors. In most cases, people save between $100 and $500 by using consolidated moving services. 

Are There Any Risks?

Not at all. Our team of professional movers will strategically pack the truck and take all of the necessary steps to ensure your items are properly loaded onto the truck to avoid any mix-ups. 

Where Do I Sign Up?

Contact us at First Rate Movers today. We’ll put you on our consolidated move list and attempt to pair you up with someone who is leaving from your area and heading to the same destination. Then we’ll get back to you with the available dates and times. If it works with your schedule, we will present you with the estimated fees and book you in. It’s as simple as that!

What If I Can’t Find a Match?

We will always do our best to arrange for the move on your preferred date. If we can’t match you with someone, we will find another option for you that will meet your specific needs and budget. 

Ready to try consolidated moving? Contact us today at First Rate Movers to talk to our customer support team today to find out if we have a match for you!

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