Organizing a long-distance move can be extremely stressful. That’s why sometimes it’s nice to have the help of an experienced long-distance moving company. But how do you choose the right long-distance moving company? And what should you look for?
In this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know on the topic. Let’s get moving!
1. Strategic Partnerships
Next, you need to make sure the company you hire can actually handle the requirements of your move. For example, they should have strategic partnerships with companies in other parts of the world to ensure the seamless transport of your possessions from your home to another location.
It’s always a good idea to check and see how long a moving company has been in business. There’s a reason some businesses stand the test of time and others do not. When hiring a long-distance moving company, look for a minimum of five years worth of experience before making the final decision.
3. Quality reviews
There’s no better way to find out how good a moving company is than checking online for reviews from previous customers. This will help provide you with a behind-the-scenes look at the experiences other real people have had with the company. Generally, a long-distance mover should have plenty of four and five-star reviews and few (or no) reviews below three stars.
4. Competitive Pricing
Obviously, your budget is an important part of any decision you make and you should always choose a mover that offers reasonable pricing while providing the services you need.
However, keep in mind that the logistics of a long-distance move can get complicated (especially with cross-boarder moves) and that the price you pay will likely reflect the difficulty of the move.
5. Helpful Storage Solutions
It’s nice to choose a moving company that also provides storage solutions. That’s because sometimes it will take a while for you to get settled into your new home, and you might need a secure place to keep your belongings in the meantime.
6. Appropriate Credentials
Finally, it’s important that the moving company you choose has all the appropriate credentials that allow them to legally operate in both the country you are moving from and the country you are moving to.
The last thing you want is to have your possessions seized because the moving company you chose was breaking the law.
Gearing Up For A Long Distance Move?
Western Moving has several decades’ worth of experience with long-distance moving. If you would like a trusted moving provider to help safely transport your belongings to your new home, please contact us today!