moving truck rental
Rent a Moving Truck
moving to a new place and relocating becomes
It could be due to a change in job or
a transfer order in your present job.
In this case you have two
alternatives either you hire an agency who
will take care of all your needs like
packing, loading, moving, unloading,
unpacking and arranging your furniture etc.
in your new destination or you plan moving
your belongings on your own and hire agency
only for packing and loading.
In case you are planning to move your
stuff to your new destination by yourself,
you will need to hire a mobile van, trailer
or a truck for transportation.
The size of the vehicle depends on
how much material you have.
You need to consider a few points.
out the cost of transportation
Everything depends on where and how
far you are going.
In case you are moving within the
city, normally rental agencies can help you
In case your move is inter-state then
you may not be able to do a back and forth
Agencies normally charge you for both
ways that means you will be charged for the
return of the truck too.
You have to therefore be clear about
the terms of payment before hand.
Choosing the right size of truck
Next thing to decide on is the size of the
Truck you will require.
Normally the rental companies have a
guide that will tell you the size of the
truck you need depending on the stuff you
For example, if you have a four
bedroom house you will need a 26-foot truck
but if yours is a smaller apartment then a
10-foot mini truck is sufficient.
The rental agency will guide you in
this regard, but it is always safer to go
for slightly bigger truck than realizing
last minute that you are short of space.
Calling for another truck at that
juncture may disturb and delay your
Moreover, you may not be able to move
everything at one go and will have to make
two trips which will increase your expense.
Choosing your time of relocation
If you planning on moving during
vacation i.e. between May and September, you
may have to book a truck well in advance.
During this season, you will also have to
pay more than what you would have paid if
you had moved off-season that is between
September and April.
Another point to consider is your
Do you have an
if so, how are you planning to take it. You
have a couple of alternatives either you can
drive down or tow it behind the truck.
In case you have a motorcycle or a
snowmobile then you may have to hire a
trailer that means your expenses will
Check with the agency on what they
have to offer and choose the best option.
Rental agents normally offer
insurance on per day basis for the truck on
Before you finalize with your agent
on paying for
insurance, check with your
credit card provider.
Normally, credit card providers have
built-in insurance protection.
Before taking any decision, please
clarify all the details with both your
Credit Card Company as well as the rental