What moving service you cannot do without

Before deciding on the right moving service to meet your needs and fit into your moving budget, it's important to quickly review the moving company options available to you during relocation.

 

Three moving service options

  1. Full-service: Full-service movers are all-inclusive and will handle your move from start to finish. This means that the movers will pack boxes and furniture into your truck, drive it to your new home and unload your belongings for you.

    The advantage to this moving service is that you will be working with licensed professionals who will insure your belongings in transit. Though keep in mind that you will pay more for this service than any other moving option.

    How do you know if full-service moving is right for you? If you want to minimise time and stress during relocation and can afford the higher price tag, this option is for you.
  2. Partial full-service: This service will give you more control in your relocation, but you will still have the benefit of working with a professional relocation service.

    You will need to handle the packing and contribute to the loading of your belongings into the moving truck. The moving service will drive the truck for you to your new home.

    This option is cheaper than a full-service move, but you do have to be prepared to do some grunt work in packing and loading your belongings.

    If you're moving within your city or close by in your state, you can save money compared to if you were booking a full-service move and still receive some help from movers on your moving day.
  3. DIY: Do-it-yourself moving, is quickly becoming a popular option in Australia. If you want to save money as your primary goal when relocating, this is the best choice for you.

    Still keep in mind that you will be responsible for your move from start to finish without the help of a professional moving company. You will will need to pack, load, drive the rental truck and unload your belongings yourself.

 

How to choose the best moving service for you

With these three basic moving options in mind, how do you know which service is right for you? From a budget perspective, the basic moving service that you can't do without is probably do-it-yourself moving.

This is the cheapest and most straightforward choice that will allow you to save a serious amount of money compared to full-service moving.

From there, you can upgrade to a more expensive service based on your moving needs. For example, if you're moving from coast-to-coast, it's wise to invest in a full-service move to ensure that all of your belongings make it safely to your new home.

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