September 22nd, 2015 - 9:51 AM
What is the price of towing my car?
Moving costs can really add up when you consider all that’s involved – the truck rental, supplies, and fuel. And if you need to move a car, it can get even more expensive. The price to tow a vehicle varies based on the company you choose, the type of equipment you use, and how far you’re moving.
August 31st, 2015 - 3:07 PM
What fits in a 10 ft. moving truck?
Typically, 1-2 rooms of household goods fit in a 10 foot rental truck. But of course, your one bedroom home may not be the same size as someone else’s. So, how do you know if your belongings will fit in a 10 ft. truck? Unfortunately, you won’t know for sure until moving day, but you can make a more educated guess. We’ll walk you through the dimensions of a 10 foot truck and show you an alternative that may be better for fitting all your household goods.
August 21st, 2015 - 2:21 PM
August 13th, 2015 - 3:06 PM
Everything you need to know about U-Haul® trailers
There are several reasons why you might rent a U-Haul trailer for your long-distance move. Perhaps you're moving a few household goods and want to tow a trailer behind your car. Or maybe you have a large move that won't quite fit inside the largest U-Haul truck.
The information below is designed to help you decide if a U-Haul trailer is ultimately the best choice for your move, or if there's a better alternative that will suit your needs.
August 10th, 2015 - 3:55 PM
How Budget® truck gas mileage impacts your move
If you're trying to decide whether it's economical to drive a Budget truck, it’s a good idea to determine your fuel costs before reserving. Gas mileage can play a significant role in the final cost of your move. If you're traveling coast-to-coast, it's entirely possible that fuel could as much as double the price of your move – turning what was once an economical solution into something much more expensive. Let's spend some time looking at the gas mileage of a Budget truck, current fuel costs, and how a "you pack, we drive" move can help you avoid extra fuel costs.
July 20th, 2015 - 1:55 PM
Details about Ryder Moving Trucks
Ryder® Truck Rental offers trucks for household moving use. If you’re looking to rent a truck to move long distance, there are some important factors to consider before you make a reservation. Let’s dive into the essential information including different Ryder truck sizes, the gas mileage of Ryder moving trucks, and the overall costs associated with a Ryder truck rental.
July 6th, 2015 - 11:27 AM
U-Haul® Discounts, Coupons, and Promo Codes
Now that online shopping is all the rage, before you click the “checkout” button, it’s wise to do an online search for discount codes and coupons. This even applies to long-distance moving! If you’re looking for a coupon code before you book your move, you’re on the right track to maximize your savings.
June 25th, 2015 - 3:04 PM
Car seats and moving trucks. How does that work?
While car seats are often used to protect children in the back seats of personal vehicles, it can be unclear whether they can or should be used in rental trucks. Some truck rental companies are OK with car seats, while others aren’t. You might even be a little uneasy yourself about putting your baby in a moving truck.
June 18th, 2015 - 3:41 PM
Gas mileage depends on U-Haul® truck size
Because gas isn't included in the cost of a rental truck, it's wise to figure out how much extra you'll pay to fuel it up before choosing one for your long distance move.