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Rental Trucks for Moving Out of State

January 13th, 2014 - 1:51 PM

Should I use a rental truck to move to another state?

For many people planning an out of state move, “Should I rent a truck?” is the first thought that crosses their minds. And clearly, you’ve been thinking about it too since you’re reading this post. What most people want when moving to a different state is a way to get their belongings from point A to point B for a low cost. Today, we’ll look into the cost of rental trucks for moving out of state, what else there is to consider in addition to the price, and an alternative low-cost solution that may pique your interest.

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Comparing Truck Rental Rates to U-Pack

December 16th, 2013 - 1:55 PM

Rates That Compare to Truck Rental, But You Don't Have to Drive!

If you’re moving long distance, there’s a good chance you can do a “you pack, we drive” move—where you pack, load, and unload your belongings, and a professional driver moves it across the country—at rates that are very comparable to renting a truck and driving it yourself.

Even if intuition tells you that truck rental rates are cheaper than U-Pack (because doing everything on your own just feels like it would be the most affordable way to move), others who have used U-Pack would tell you that it’s definitely worth comparing.

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What Are The Best Deals In Moving Truck Rental?

December 5th, 2013 - 1:12 PM

Are you looking for a good deal on a rental truck?

You’re not the only one! If you type “rental truck deals” into your favorite search engine, you’ll likely see all the top rental truck companies offering their best discounts and promotions in hopes that you’ll choose to move with them. But you’re not looking for just any deal or discount; you’re looking for the best deal in moving truck rental.

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U-Haul Locations vs. U-Pack Locations

November 12th, 2013 - 4:10 PM

How do I find a U-Haul location?

To locate your nearest U-Haul store, you’ll need to visit U-Haul’s website. But, before you go, take a second to learn about getting a cheap move without having to drive. 

You might automatically think that renting a truck is the easiest and cheapest option for your move—which may be true for local moves. However, if you are moving long distance, you might not realize that you can move cheap without having to visit a local office, pick up a truck, or drive. U-Pack is a great alternative to truck rental because you can get discount moving without having to drive at all.

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Rent a Truck

October 25th, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Do you want to rent a truck?

If you're trying to save money on a cross-country move, intuition may tell you that you have to rent a truck. And that thought may cause concerns that make you dread moving. Am I choosing the right size rental truck? Can I drive that far in a huge vehicle that I’m not familiar with? How am I going to drive it through large cities? How difficult will it be to tow my vehicle? Will my stuff be safe parked in a hotel parking lot overnight? Once I pay for gas, taxes and insurance, how much will it really cost to rent a truck? Is there a better way to move?  
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What size truck do I need to move my apartment?

August 19th, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Moving Your Apartment: What size truck do you need?

When moving, figuring out what size moving equipment you need can feel a little like Goldilocks.  This truck is too big, this one is too small…which one is just right?

Let’s go over the different apartment sizes, different moving equipment options, and how to get the most bang for your buck when moving your apartment.

Apartment Sizes and Moving Truck Sizes

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How much do moving trucks cost?

August 2nd, 2013 - 10:18 AM

I’m thinking about renting a moving truck, but I’m not sure how much they cost.

You have lots of options for your upcoming long-distance move, including renting a moving truck. For local moves, moving trucks are usually easy on the wallet. But you can’t always say the same for long-distance moves. When you start adding on additional costs like fuel, damage coverage and sales tax, the price starts going up; sometimes even doubling your quoted price.

Let’s look at an example of how much moving trucks cost

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U-Haul It vs. We Drive It

July 29th, 2013 - 10:30 AM

Compare U-Haul It vs. We Drive It Moving Services

When you think of cheap moving, do you think of a rental truck? No matter what company you picture, you probably think a do-it-yourself move is the cheapest way to move. One option that might not come to mind is U-Pack, a “you pack it, we drive it” moving option that is comparable in price to truck rental.

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Moving Truck Rentals One Way

June 14th, 2013 - 5:00 PM

One-Way Moving Truck Rentals

Before you pack up and move across the country it’s important to figure out how you’ll move. If you’re a DIYer, truck rental may seem like the cheapest, easiest option. And there are several companies that offer one-way moving truck rentals (like U-Haul®, Budget®, and Penske® to name a few). But before you book your move, let’s look at some common issues with one-way moving truck rentals, and some helpful money-saving alternatives.  

Options for Moving Truck Rentals One-Way