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FAQs People Ask When Considering Long Distance Movers

In the simplest terms, Long distance movers are useful if you know how to use them. If you're moving far away, hiring a moving company is a good option. Are truck rentals worth it? Sometimes, but it's not always cost-effective. If you don't already know, long distance movers move furniture between states and are required to have insurance with the FMCSA, and any job that requires movers to move upwards of 100 miles is considered a long distance move. 

  • What is long distance movers?
    Long-distance movers are moving companies also known as "state to state movers" that help individuals and businesses relocate their belongings (boxes, furniture, etc..) over long distances, usually from one state to another or across the country, also known as "moving from coast to coast." long distance movers offer services including packing, insurance, loading, transporting, and unloading your items at your new destination.
  • How Much Does it Cost To Move Far Away?
    Long distance moving costs can vary widely based on factors such as the volume of your belongings, the distance of the move, the time of year you're hiring movers, and additional services like packing and unpacking. On average, a long-distance move could cost anywhere from $2,500 to $5,000. But remember, this is just a ballpark figure; for an accurate estimate, it's best to contact us directly.
  • What is the best state to state moving company?
    Whilethey're many great moving companies out there, we'd like to think we are one of the best. As a national moving company, American National Movers provides top-notch, reliable, and affordable moving services across all 50 states.
  • Should I hire a moving company?
    If you're moving just a few miles away with a few pieces of furniture hiring a professional moving company is not ideal. However, if you're moving long distance or have alot of furniture hiring a professional moving company is the best thing you can do. Not only do mover save you time and stress but also ensures the saftey of your belongings. Plus, professional movers have the necessary equipment and experience to handle bulky and delicate items.
  • How much should I save for a long distance move?
    We recommend starting with a budget that's at least a few thousand dollars. This will cover the moving company's fees, packing materials, and any unexpected costs that might arise. For a more accurate estimate, reach out to us with your specifics, and we'll provide a custom quote.
  • Are Movers worth it?
    Absolutely! The value of a movers extends beyond just physical labor. professional movers offer insurance, expertise in packing, efficiency in loading, and responsibility in transporting. Movers handle all the logistics, freeing you to focus on work and other aspects of your move. Usually it's not about whether or not if movers are worth it, (they are)for most people it's a question of affordability.
  • What is considered a long distance move?
    Any move that crosses state lines or is over approximately 100 miles is typically considered a long-distance move.
  • How do I know if a moving company is legitimate?
    Look for proper licensing, positive reviews, and a physical location. Also, ensure they provide a written estimate and a thorough contract. American National Movers ticks all these boxes!
  • Why is long distance moving so expensive?
    Long-distance moving involves more logistics, labor, and time than local moves. Plus, fuel costs, tolls, and insurance all add up. However, by choosing American National Movers, you can ensure you're getting quality service for a competitive price.
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