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What is the cheapest truck rental moving company?

February 4th, 2013 - 1:39 PM

What is the cheapest truck rental moving company?
This is a great question, and one asked by a lot of customers.  The trouble is, it’s difficult to answer universally because prices can differ so much from location to location and situation to situation. The only way to figure it out for your specific move is by getting quotes and comparing. Now that online quotes are available for most services, this is easier than ever.

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U-Haul Rentals

December 4th, 2012 - 3:48 PM

U-Haul Rentals

Most people think U-Haul when they think truck rental. But is U-Haul truck rental the best moving option for you? Let’s explore some specifics about U-Haul rentals including equipment options, extra costs, and customer reviews, along with some alternatives

U-Haul Rentals – Equipment Options

U-Haul offers options from truck rentals to extra equipment. Let me break it down.

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Budget Rental Trucks vs. U-Pack Moving

November 27th, 2012 - 10:35 AM

If you’re moving long distance and searching for an economical yet easy way to move across the country, Budget Rental Trucks vs. U-Pack is a great comparison. It’s good to note at the get-go that while Budget and U-Pack prices are comparable (for long-distance moves), the services do differ. Budget is a “do-it-yourself” service—you pick it up, load it, drive it, unload it, and return it. U-Pack is a “you pack, we drive” service—U-Pack delivers it, you load it, U-Pack drives it, you unload it, U-Pack picks it up.

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How much does a one-way truck rental cost?

October 4th, 2012 - 3:27 PM

As soon as The Hunger Games came out on DVD, I decided to channel my inner Katniss and aim for the best price. After doing some research, I found the lowest price and bought the movie. It’s great knowing I found the best price possible!

If you’re planning a one-way truck rental move, you probably want to find the best price you possibly can. Saving money is always in style! So, if you’re wondering how much a one-way truck rental costs, here’s your answer:

More than you think.

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U-Haul

October 3rd, 2012 - 9:53 AM

U-Haul Comparisons
Despite the fact that U-Haul is obviously different from U-Pack (you get a professional driver with U-Pack, you do the driving with U-Haul), customers still often compare the two when they’re moving long distance. And it’s all because of one BIG similarity—PRICE. U-Pack rates are comparable to truck rental—even though you don’t have to drive. I’ve compiled some frequently asked questions and helpful links about U-Haul below. Check them out, then compare to U-Pack!

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U-Pack® vs. Penske®

September 12th, 2012 - 3:12 PM

Whether you’re new to moving or you’ve got some moves under your belt, you’ve probably heard that truck rental is the best way to move. If you’re moving locally, yes. If you’re moving long distance, not quite.

In this blog post, you’ll see why more customers prefer U-Pack over Penske® for moving long distance.

Moving Concept. U-Pack’s moving concept is a win-win—you do the loading and unloading, but you don’t have to do the long distance driving (the worst part of moving in my opinion).

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What companies compare to Penske®?

September 4th, 2012 - 3:19 PM

Your decision to compare moving options before deciding on a company is a smart move! The information below was designed to help you compare the services offered by Penske® to other similar do-it-yourself services and U-Pack Moving – a “You Pack, We Drive” service offering log-distance moving at prices that compare to truck rental (but you don’t have to drive). Keep reading to compare.

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What is the gas mileage of a Budget truck?

August 13th, 2012 - 3:50 PM

Picture this: you are moving from Boston to Dallas. You rent a Budget truck. You have to fill it up before your trip. It is a 35 gallon tank.  You spend $130 on your first tank of gas. 280 miles down the road, you have to stop and fill up again.  Repeat every 280 miles. That is about 7 stops on your 1768 mile route! That is almost $1000 in gasoline!

Before you embark on your rental truck journey, find out what to expect for the gas mileage of your Budget truck.