Moving short distances is incredibly tricky, tiring and complicated in itself, what more for cross country. The initial idea you had regarding the difficulties of moving locally, you could double or triple that thought in this case. Here, average moving costs for relocation at great distances are computed with the aid of different factors and formula. For one thing, you wouldn’t be charged on an hourly basis compared to the typical move and below are some of the other major factors.
Factors in Computing for Cross Country Move
Distance is obviously a major factor in computing for any kind of moving service and as a general rule, the longer the distance from the old location to the new area the higher the relocation cost. You don’t actually have any control over this, specifically the mileage between the areas so those looking to cut on the costs can look into the other factors. Next is the weight of the shipment; basically the more items you want to move into the new location, the heavier the shipment gets then the higher the price gets. By trimming down on the items you want to bring to the new location, the overall price that has to be paid is cut down.
Established moving companies that offer price estimates include the basic services and parameters. But any and all additional requests are subject to additional charges; these requests include the disassembly and reassembly of furniture as well as packing and unpacking. Take note that these are estimates are approximates only.
- Studio Apartment
with items weighing around 1,800 pounds to 2,000 pounds and a distance that stretches a thousand miles or so then expect to be charged a minimum of $1,500.
- Two Bedroom Home
usually containing items at 5,000 to 6,000 pounds in weight and within a thousand miles, the minimum price should be around $3,500 to $4,200.