Guaranteed Price Moving

Moving Prices Made Easy

Latest Posts

Cheapest Moving Company

Cheapest Moving Company offers Explain

 

People who select the cheapest moving company may be in for a great deal of trouble once their moving date arrives.

Choosing a moving price is not the same as selecting a service provider on EBay or other online services. If you compare only the bottom line price, without looking at the fine print and the basic charge units, you are probably making a mistake.

Finding More Information about the Cheapest Moving Companies

  • The cheapest moving prices are sometimes based on a deliberate misrepresentation of the amount of weight or space your goods will take on the truck.
  • The Cheapest moving company will normally tell you, on the moving date, that you have more weight or space than you were estimated and therefore you need to pay more.
  • Low moving prices will have many hidden fees. Such fees may include packing surcharges. Some companies will add thousands of dollars worth of packing fees to the estimated price.

    Cheapest Moving Company

Protecting yourself from the Cheapest Moving Company Offers 

  • Check for information about your rights and responsibilities in the US D.O.T website.
  • Check the license numbers, BBB records and references of the cheap moving company you are considering.
  • Make sure that the estimate you received is a binding one. The estimate should be provided in writing and include all fees. The estimate should be done on location by a company representative.
  • Don’t take estimates over the phone. Such estimates are inaccurate and allow the movers to avoid providing you with a binding price.
  • Always prefer local movers. Check the location and actual headquarters of your prospective mover.
  • When you check your mover’s license numbers, check how many years it has been in existence. Try to avoid using new and inexperienced companies. Some movers switch names and identities to erase complaints. Selecting an experienced and reputable company is a wise choice.

How to Choose Your Moving Company

Once you have made the price comparisons between all movers and made sure you understood what pricing system they use – cubic foot, weight or flat guaranteed price, its time to learn how to choose your moving company (see previous article).

Before making that important decision make sure that you have covered every aspect of your relocation process with the moving companies. The more details the mover provides you with the better, that way you will not be surprised by hidden costs at the day of the move.
Make sure you receive written confirmations and contracts from your mover, an oral promise is not good enough and all aspects of your relocation process should be presented to you in writing.

Make sure you have checked and compared the reputation of all the companies you spoke with. The Better Business Bureau is an excellent place to check a mover’s reputation. We highly recommend that you do not choose a moving company that has an excessive amount of complaints.

Choose a company with a relocation consultant that you have a good communication with. Your relocation consultant is your contact in case of move date changes, inventory upgrades etc. Don’t choose a company with a consultant you do not feel completely comfortable with. Make sure your consultant is knowledgeable about all aspects of your move and answers all your questions clearly. In most cases, knowledgeable consultants mean a trustworthy and customer service oriented company.

Finally, we again encourage you to choose a moving company that offers you a flat guaranteed price like the one that we can provide you with.