Archive for February 25, 2011
Are you moving in the near future? If so, you were probably shocked when you found out just how much it will cost to hire movers to handle your move. Many people are unprepared for the reality of the cost of moving when they start getting quotes from moving companies. If you are moving across the country or to a new state, you were probably floored when you received your first moving quote from a long distance moving company. But with a discount move, you can save money on the cost of your move. With a discount move, just about anyone can afford to have professional movers at their home on the day of their move.
A discount move works a little bit differently than a traditional move. With a traditional move, you hire movers to move your items on a specific moving day. The movers that you work with when you do a traditional move will probably be from a company that is in your town or city. They arrive at your home, pack your belongings into their truck, and take your items to your new house. But with a discount move, it works a little bit differently. With a discount move, you are actually “piggy-backing” on someone else’s move. The idea behind the discount move is that movers still have to drive back to the city where they came from after they have finished moving a person or family. Usually, movers drive back with an empty truck, wasting gas money and wasting the company’s money in the process. But with a discount move, your belongings would actually be placed on the truck for the movers’ return trip. Since there are people moving from one city to another every single day, there are actually return trips happening all of the time, so finding a moving company that is heading back to the city where you are moving to is easy. There are companies that actually broker discount moves, so setting one up is as easy as making a phone call.