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Truck Rental Companies Reveal Most Moved to Cities of 2015
Moving across country is a rite of passage (and a test of will) for millions of Americans each year. But where are they all going? Two of America’s leading truck rental companies, Penske and U-Haul, recently released separate analyses of where people are moving based on their own customer data.
The Rules of the Road for Borrowing a Truck for a Move
If you’re planning to move large items like furniture and collectible art, whether to a new home or a storage space, you’ll likely need to use a pickup truck, van or full-size truck. If you don’t want to hire professional movers or rent a moving truck, you might wind up borrowing a pickup truck from a relative or friend.
5 Tips on How to Rent a Moving Truck
When you need to transport a lot of possessions to a self-storage unit or to a new home, hiring movers to do the job can be expensive. In fact, according to the American Moving & Storage Association, the average professional moving job within the same state costs about $1,170.
How to choose the best moving truck for your move
1. Estimate the size of your belongings (the moving truck company can help).
2. Plan and book early - don't wait until the last minute.
3. Compare all factors, including: Vehicle types, reviews, pickup and dropoff location, customer service, and price
4. Note any other equipment you may need (like hand trucks, dollies, and furniture
5. Make sure you are insured.
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