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How much does it cost to rent a moving truck one way?

July 16th, 2018 - 3:51 PM
How much does it cost to rent a moving truck one way?

Prices for one-way moving truck rentals

If you drive by a truck rental location, you might see signs advertising something like, “Trucks starting at $29.99!” That price point is very appealing, but may not be close to the rate you’ll get for your move if you’re moving one-way. Those prices are for a single day local rental. A one-way move that goes across the country can be very different. Explore the different costs and compare one-way truck rental to U-Pack® — a moving alternative where you don’t have to drive. 

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Shipping Rates for Household Goods

July 11th, 2018 - 8:35 AM
Shipping Rates for Household Goods

Affordable ways to ship household goods

Transporting household goods long distance can be a hectic experience. You’re not only dealing with getting your family to a new home, but you’re also having to maneuver a large truck or trailer through unfamiliar cities. The good news is it’s possible to move without driving. You can ship belongings with a full-service company or with a “you pack, we drive” service like U-Pack®. If you’re looking to keep rates affordable, U-Pack is often the best option. Keep reading to learn what goes into household goods shipping rates and how prices compare. 

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How much money should you save before moving out of state?

May 30th, 2018 - 9:02 AM
How much money should you save before moving out of state?

Saving money for an out-of-state move 

You save money before making big purchases like new furniture or vacation, so it makes sense to save up for a long-distance move as well. But since moving isn’t a common expense, how do you know how much to set back? You’ll need to add up the packing supplies, the costs for the moving company and things needed to get settled in. Take a look at what to expect and some ideas for saving before moving out.

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The Cheapest Way to Move Out of the Bay Area

March 28th, 2018 - 1:10 PM
The Cheapest Way to Move Out of the Bay Area

Leaving the San Francisco Bay Area?

According to a report by real-estate brokerage firm Redfin, more people are moving out of the San Francisco area than anywhere else in the United States. This is linked to factors such as tax rates and housing costs, but the sheer amount of people leaving is actually making it more expensive for others to move. When demand is high, moving rates often increase.

If you’re making plans to leave San Francisco, San Jose, Fremont or another Bay Area city, you might want to do a little shopping around. By getting multiple quotes, you’re more likely to find the best price. Compare rates to find out which option is cheapest.

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One-Way Move Options

November 22nd, 2017 - 8:04 AM
One-Way Move Options

What is a one-way move?

If you’re thinking, “aren’t all moves one-way?”, it helps to know that one-way moving refers to the locations and equipment you use to move your belongings, not the direction you move. With a one-way move, the equipment is delivered to you or picked up through a location near your origin and returned to another location near your destination. One-way moving is typical if you’re moving long distance; it’s the opposite of a local move where you pick up and drop off moving equipment at the same location.  If you’re moving out of state or across the country, take a look at the possibilities for one-way moving and compare services and rates.

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How much does a ReloCube cost?

July 12th, 2017 - 8:24 AM
How much does a ReloCube cost?

Checking ReloCube prices​

Most people have the same goals when moving — make it as easy and affordable as possible. To help you meet these objectives, U-Pack offers a ReloCube® moving container that is simple, convenient and affordable. They sit at ground-level for seamless loading, get delivered door to door, and are priced based on the number of containers you use. In fact, 78% of customers say they chose U-Pack because of the price! Take a look at how moving in a Cube works, what the cost includes, and how to check rates for your move. 

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Moving Cost Calculator

May 22nd, 2017 - 3:07 PM
Moving Cost Calculator

Figure out moving costs

Calculating a moving budget can be tricky if you don’t know what costs to account for. And because many factors can contribute to the price ­— such as the home size and the distance between origin and destination — it can be difficult to know which moving company to choose. A moving cost calculator can make the process easier because it helps you determine rates in advance. Whether you’ve just started checking prices or are ready to make a reservation, U-Pack® makes it easy to calculate costs.

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Moving Estimates: What You Need to Know

August 22nd, 2016 - 3:07 PM
Moving Estimates: What You Need to Know

Estimating moving costs

If you’re looking for a moving estimate, you may find that each moving company  needs different information to provide a price. You may be asked how many rooms you have in your home, if the house has stairs or if you’ll need help packing and loading. Before you can estimate costs, it’s important to understand how different companies determine the price of a move and learn how you can make the most of your moving budget.  

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Moving Quotes Online

August 10th, 2016 - 2:33 PM
Moving Quotes Online

Compare moving company quotes

If you’re planning an upcoming move, one of the first things you’ll need to do is figure out pricing. Most companies allow you to get a moving quote online, but how can you be sure you’re getting the best rate? Since each company offers different services, it can often feel like comparing apples to oranges – leaving you unsure of what choice to make. The good news is there are a few things you can do to make sure you get the best price possible.

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Moving Coupons

July 6th, 2016 - 3:40 PM
Moving Coupons

Looking for moving discounts?

It’s no secret people want to save as much money as possible when moving. After all, long distance moving costs can add up quickly and nobody wants to spend more than they have to. If you’re looking for ways to save big on your move,  try a moving service like U-Pack®! We offer our customers many opportunities to save. You save by packing and loading your belongings, then we handle the driving through an efficient transportation system that allows us to pass the extra cost savings on to you. Whether you’re an extreme coupon clipper or just looking to save a few extra dollars, look to U-Pack for moving coupons and other money-saving options.