Moving Cost Calculator
|Category: Moving Costs|
The best way to stick to your moving budget is to make sure you know exactly what costs you will incur. By knowing your moving costs upfront, you can save and budget for your move. Let’s take a look at this moving cost calculator to determine your moving costs.
Moving Cost Calculator: Your Actual Move Cost
The biggest expense when moving is the actual moving cost. Click over to U-Pack’s moving cost calculator here to determine how much your move will cost. You will put in details about your move (like where you are moving to and from, and when you are moving) to calculate your moving cost.
Moving Cost Calculator: Add in all the Extras
Now that you know the cost of your actual move, you need to determine how much all the extras will cost. What are the extras? Well, first let’s take a look at what your move includes. When you calculate your moving costs, you get a moving quote. Your moving quote includes:
So those are the things that your moving quote includes. To calculate your moving costs, you have to add in the extras. The extras are things you will encounter before and during your move. Things like boxes, hotel stays, and more. Just jot down these costs, and add them up to calculate your moving costs.
Moving Calculator: Determine Other Costs Before Your Move:
Packing and loading costs:
$ ____ Moving Boxes (click over to our box store to see how many boxes you will need).
$ ____ Any loading or unloading help you might need. Click here to get rates for loading and unloading.
Costs during your travel:
$ ____ Costs for your mode of transportation (remember, U-Pack does the driving). Airfare, train tickets, rental car costs?
$ ____ Fuel for your vehicle.
$ ____ Hotel stays.
$ ____ Food along the trip (most moving experts recommend at least $40 per day per person).
$ ____ Additional liability coverage.
$ ____ Storage (click to get storage rates for your move).
$ ____ Guaranteed delivery.
So total up any additional costs you will incur, and add those to your moving cost. That is the total of all your moving costs. After using our moving cost calculator, you now know what expenses to budget for.
If you have any questions about how to use our moving cost calculator or how to budget for your moving expenses, just leave us a comment.