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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Can I use digital payments to pay for moving services?

Most local moving companies are likely to accept some form of digital payment. Particularly with the COVID-19 pandemic, more companies are likely to conduct transactions through platforms like PayPal, Zelle, Square Cash, Venmo, Google Pay and more. 

To ensure the mover accepts a platform you can use, you can peruse the mover’s online profile and see what is listed there. You can also ask the mover about payment policies during a consultation call.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a mover during the COVID-19 pandemic?

If you’re trying to set up a consultation or an appointment with a mover during the COVID-19 pandemic, make sure to use digital tools to avoid exposure. When searching for movers online, ask if they’d be willing to do a video chat to assess the size of your move. This will be in place of the typical “walk-through” they perform, and they may be able to give you a price quote. You can also discuss safe strategies for completing the job during your call or video chat.

How can I find out if a mover is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Your local city or state’s government website is a great resource if you’re trying to figure out whether a mover is considered an essential service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For a source of national guidelines, visit the CISA website’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. On this page, you’ll find 16 categories of critical infrastructure sectors. But note that some -- not all --  jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure. 

Do movers offer remote or virtual services?

Movers generally need to be present to do their job. But if you come across a mover’s profile that states they’re offering remote services, you can contact them to see what those services include. 

Does a mover need to enter my home?

A mover will likely need to enter your home -- unless you’ve placed all of your belongings outside beforehand. To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might to consider keeping all (or most) of the work outside and/or having at-risk individuals leave the house while the movers work. 

You can minimize exposure by doing a preliminary walk-through by video call instead of in person. Discuss your options with the top movers near you before hiring one.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a mover when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a mover, consider making adjustments to accommodate current guidelines. This may involve staying outside while the mover works inside your home or letting the mover handle only parts of the move.

It’s important to follow social distancing guidelines while performing any service work. For example, do not make physical contact with the movers, maintain at least 6 feet of distance between you at all times, and use digital payments instead of cash or a check.

What is considered a local move vs. a long-distance move?

Local moves are among the most common moves. Unlike a long-distance move, a local move is typically less than 50 miles and does not cross state lines. Generally, a local move only takes one day, and movers tend to charge by the hour. 

The definition of a long-distance move may vary depending on the moving company. Generally, a long-distance considered to be any move of 400 miles or more. However, some say a long-distance move is over 50-100 miles. 

Local Move

A move under 50 miles

Long-Distance Move

A move over 50-100 miles or over 400 miles; may also be called an “interstate move” or “out-of-state move”

Out-of-State Move

A move that crosses state lines; may also be called an “interstate move” or “long-distance move”

Interstate Move

A move that crosses state lines; may also be called an “out-of-state move” or “long-distance move”

Intrastate Move

A move that begins and ends in the same state, typically beyond 50 miles

Interstate moves require additional legal preparation and will incur additional costs for distance, the amount and weight of your items, the preparation required and various other factors. Moving companies tend to do an initial weighing of the truck, which you should be present for.

A move that crosses state lines is considered an interstate move or an out-of-state move. Contrast this with an intrastate move, which begins and ends in the same state, but is typically above 50 miles. 

To determine whether your move is local or long-distance, contact the best movers in your area.



How much does it cost for long-distance movers?

Long-distance movers transport your belongings across the country for you. No more renting a trailer and road-tripping from state to state with your entire house hitched to your bumper. Long-distance movers make the move happen so you can fly to your new home, suitcase in hand, and wait for your furniture to arrive. Nationally, the average price range for long-distance movers is $1,490-$2,230. The distance you are moving and the number of cubic feet the movers have to transport will both affect cost. Another factor in long-distance moving costs is whether you choose to pay for an exclusive move or a consolidated move.

In an exclusive move, which is more expensive, your belongings are the only cargo on the moving truck. The movers travel directly to your new house and deliver your belongings on a scheduled day. A consolidated move is more affordable because the movers transport your belongings along with those of other people, saving them time and gas — which means you save money. The downside is that your belongings typically arrive with a two-week delivery window rather than on a prescheduled day. Read reviews to make sure you can trust the company with your possessions to ensure a peaceful moving process.

Can you move furniture by yourself?

You might be able to move smaller items like nightstands, small desks, chairs and small tables by yourself. However, it’s best to get a professional mover near you to move larger items such as couches, dressers, armoires and televisions. 

If you do decide to move furniture by yourself, carefully lift and lower items and take your time.

Is it cheaper to move your stuff or buy new stuff?

It often makes more financial sense to buy new stuff when you have the chance to sell furniture to offset the cost. The cost of moving your current furniture can sometimes be more than buying new things, particularly if the furniture is large or cumbersome to move. You can sell furniture online, or make a furniture donation and deduct it from your taxes (if it qualifies as a charitable contribution). Some places near you may even offer free furniture pickup when you choose to donate. 

If you have valuable furniture that would be costly to replace, however, it may be cheaper to move them. To find out which option is best for you, contact professional movers in your area to receive quotes and estimates.

Reviews for Camarillo movers
Ken P.
Movers Pro never showed up.
Movers ProMovers Pro
Joe E.
We were extremely pleased with Man and a Van movers. They showed up when they said they would; very polite and professional; and extremely careful moving the heavy cabinets, which involved going up stairs, navigating a hairpin turn. We highly recommend Man and a Van movers!
MAN AND A VAN  Moving HelpMAN AND A VAN Moving Help
Cassidy O.
They got my move done quickly and efficiently.
Stress-Free MovingStress-Free Moving
Faye W.
They knew what they were doing. we appreciated they set up the furniture after moving it.
The First Moving CompanyThe First Moving Company
Thumbtack Customer
WARNING... DO NOT USE "FULL TIME MOVERS"!!!! I scheduled an appointment to move on Saturday 10/10/15 at 11AM (today) and have not so much as received a phone call or status from anyone at Full Time Movers. It is now 2.5 hours later, and I have left voicemails, text messages and sent emails with no response. I made the mistake of relying on this company... sitting here with my boxes packed, after working through the night to ensure I was prepared for the movers. It has been a total waste of my day and recked my weekend entirely. I strongly suggest that you stay clear from this company which is VERY UNPROFESSIONAL. Also, I directly texted/email/called Evan (my contact) as well and he did not respond to my messages. This is truly the most awful experience with any business that I have encountered... I also contacted a "Thumbtack" representative for assistance with helping me reach "Full Time Movers", but likewise, he was unable reach anyone. What legitimate moving company would schedule an appointment for something as critical as a MOVE and does not, at minimum, call the customer to advise they are delayed or unable to do the job? Note: The appoint was confirmed live (with a person) and via text message so there are no misunderstandings on the move date. I have planned this move for weeks and now I have to start over from scratch. Future/potential customers... please do not make the same mistake. You may find yourself in the same, unfortunate position. This very lengthly review is a result of such a poor/non-existent service experience.
Full Time MoversFull Time Movers
Dan S.
Advertised on Thumbtack as being $99 an hour. I have a move that I would like complete but don't feel like paying $400+ for a moving company to move all my belongings because I can move everything but maybe 6 or 7 items by myself. So I sought out to find a company that can move those items for me, at a lower cost. This company came out at $99 an hour... I figured that would be reasonable - maybe take them all of 45 minutes so a hundred bucks is totally worth it... my quote was (and I am quoting) "3 movers and a truck for 845" even if the job took them 2 hours, that is still WELL over the $99 an hour quoted. I do not recommend this company. I'm scoring them a 2 instead of a 1 because of the expedient response times. Couldn't ask for better communication. But I certainly can ask for a better quality of company representation, honesty and integrity. $99 hourly does not translate into $845 - with any sort of math.
Muscle Movers LAMuscle Movers LA
David A.
I chose Roadrunner because they responded to my request quickly and gave me the confidence they would do the job within budget. On the move day they let me know they were on their way 30 mins prior to their arrival and showed up within the window of time promised. You get a text confirmation the day prior. The move was completed under the estimated time. The movers were courteous, professional, and worked quickly. Jason, the owner, also checked in periodically to ensure the quality of the work being performed. Do not think twice about hiring Roadrunner for your move. They are good people doing good work, and I would hire them again. Thank you.
Roadrunner Moving Co.Roadrunner Moving Co.
Thumbtack Customer
MGB was perfect! They came and did everything they said they would fast and efficiently. Not once did we feel stressed about the move. Mario and his team were kind and nothing but smiles despite how hard they were clearly working. We will definitely use MGB for all of our future moves.
MGB RelocationsMGB Relocations
Bob m.
The move was terrible my massage chair leather was damaged and my wood floor has lines on it where the chair was dragged across the floor without pads to protect the floor from the metal legs The Van rear doors didn’t open so all loading was done thru the side doors. My safe couldn’t fit thru the side doors how can a moving company use a van that has rear doors that don’t open or work. I was told to move the chair from LA to Camarillo would be $200. However since a lot of time was spent trying to get the safe thru the side doors of the van l was charged an additional $50.00 which l paid bringing the total cost to $250.00 They were never able to get the safe thru the side doors and said that they would have to come back with an additional man and a different vehicle to move the safe from Camarillo to Arroyo Grande and instead of the $200charge it would be an additional $175 bringing the charge to $375 not counting the $50.00 that l already paid for the extra time that was spent trying to get the safe thru the side doors of the van . Year ago I moved the safe with my Gardner and a pickup truck and l believe that if the rear doors of the van would open the safe could have been moved How is the damage to the chair and floor going to be handled please advise
MAN AND A VAN  Moving HelpMAN AND A VAN Moving Help
Michael D.
They arrived on time and went right to work. The movers were polite and professional. Paul stuck to the estimate I was given. Would use them again.
Top Notch Transportation LLCTop Notch Transportation LLC
Kenneth W.
Conrad is extremely professional and easy to work with. He did a great job moving our very heavy furniture. We will definitely work with him in the future!
Conrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving ServiceConrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving Service
Patricia T.
Conrad worked to accommodate my schedule even though I was not moving a large number of items. He was courteous and professional. I will certainly use him again
Conrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving ServiceConrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving Service
Maurie B.
Conrad and his team were awesome! They got us completely moved out of our old apartment and into our new in under 3 hours! It was amazing and they handled our items with perfect care!
Conrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving ServiceConrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving Service
Bunny T.
John and his crew helped move me last minute and worked really fast. They were super careful with everything and kept positive energy through this heat. I highly recommend them and will definitely use them in the future.
J&G Full Service MovingJ&G Full Service Moving
Darci K.
Loved our moving service with A Plus EJ!! Absolutely high quality and professional- honestly just a bunch of really nice guys! It was so easy to book the date, every question was answered quickly and kindly. Incredible value for money- highly recommend!
A Plus EJ Services & Associates Inc. A plus MoversA Plus EJ Services & Associates Inc. A plus Movers
Char D.
These guys are AMAZING! They were even here early and worked fast and careful. We moved from another state into a storage unit and they stacked the stuff perfectly and left me more room than I expected. I will definitely be using them again!
Nikki H.
They helped us move our stuff to a new apartment and were beyond amazing! Showed up on time, wrapped all our important furniture, handled everything with care, and even dropped some donations off for us. Would highly recommend and would use them again in the future.
MAN AND A VAN  Moving HelpMAN AND A VAN Moving Help
Christine R.
Carlos and Ignacio were wonderful. They helped me move my storage unit. They responded very quickly, every time. They have an excellent work ethic. They were efficient, speedy, made great decisions and affordable. I enjoyed working with them and can not recommend them highly enough.
Montano Construction LLCMontano Construction LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Ron's service was good. I moved out of a 3 story apartment with NO elevator and Ron's crew was very helpful in loading 2 containers for shipping, and even made donations of what I wasn't taking. Ron and his crew packed the containers so well there was absolutely zero breakage or damage to anything when I opened them at my new home in Nevada.
Ron's Junk RemovalRon's Junk Removal
Thumbtack Customer
Frank responded to my request right away. I chose Frank due to his proximity to me and his lower cost compared to other movers. After seeing how hard he worked and the care he took to make sure nothing was damaged, we were happy to pay him more than he asked. He is friendly, a bit chatty (but likeable), professional and he worked hard. Then he drove our large recycle items to the recycle center for us. We would definitely hire Frank again.
LuckyMovesit Furniture AssemblyLuckyMovesit Furniture Assembly
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