Moving is exciting! You are turning a new leaf of life and starting somewhere brand new. But, before you open that bottle of champagne and definitely before you buy that one-way ticket, think about the moving costs. Moving is not cheap. If you do not organize your relocation properly, moving can easily break your bank. Luckily, there is a way to save your wallet and your piggy bank from all these money problems. How? Well, by avoiding those most expensive moving services. Do not worry, you do not have to start googling right away – we will share with you the 4 most expensive moving services you should definitely pay attention to when relocating. Thus, if this is something that interests you, keep on reading.
Moving Specialty Items
By far, one of the most expensive moving services you can get for your upcoming move is the so-called moving specialty items. These are items such as antique furniture, expensive and fragile artwork, bulky and heavy items, pools, jacuzzis, aquariums, etc. In short, if you have anything that is just too difficult and complicated to relocate, you will be charged extra. However, this moving service costs much for a reason – only professionals know how to do it right.
Packing and unpacking services are also on the more expensive side. This is because professional movers come to your home, bring their own packing materials, sort through everything you own, and pack it with utmost care. They save you a lot of your time and energy! Moreover, when you ask for packing services, you also get the insurance that nothing wrong will happen to your belongings during relocation. That is, with this service, your belongings must arrive safely at your new address without any delays.
If you are moving long-distance, you have several options for shipping your things. You can ship them via road (trucks), via sea (boats), or via air (cargo planes). Out of these three, air transport is the most expensive one. It can cost you several thousands of dollars to ship containers with your belongings or to, for example, have your car shipped from the US to Europe. So, turn to this option only if you are in a hurry and do not have the time to wait for your belongings to arrive by boat or by truck.
Last but definitely not least the most expensive moving service a moving company can offer is the famous moving insurance. Nowadays, you need insurance for everything, so why not get it for your upcoming move too? You only need a couple of hundreds of dollars for this ‘moving’ feature. Do not get us wrong – moving insurance is a luxury, but it is a luxury with getting if you want you and your items to arrive safely to your new home somewhere far away.