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8. Zebna Movers
from 510 reviews
4.6 (510)
In High Demand
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  • 7 years in business
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"I have moved a lot in my life, using national companies for cross-country moves, international companies for moves overseas and back and local two guys with a truck kinda companies. I can honestly say that Zebna Movers have been the best movers I have ever hired! My excellent experience with them started with the easy booking process. Excellent communication and responsiveness and flexibility (I originally booked one date and then changed my mind and decided to move a day earlier...no problem). The day of the move is always super stressful but the two movers who were assigned to move me from a one bedroom apartment to another condo across town arrived on time and quickly got to work. I explained that I needed their help packing up the kitchen and they got to work with speed and care. Within about three hours my place was ready to transport to my new home (a condo on the third floor of a walkup!!!). They didn't bat an eye and got to work unloading and bringing up all the boxes and furniture. Throughout the entire process they were super professional and courteous. The cost is by hour and I was surprised by how much cheaper it was than my previous move with a national company (where no stairs were involved). Ok so the final check was did everything survive the move intact? And yet again, I was super pleased. Everything arrived perfectly without scratches or anything breaking. I highly highly recommend Zebna!!"

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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to move a one-bedroom apartment across the country?

Professional movers can handle the hard work of moving your one-bedroom apartment across the country for you. You can determine what your move will cost by learning the rate your movers charge per cubic foot and how they factor distance into the total cost. Cross-country movers typically charge based on your belongings rather than apartment size because that determines how much work they will have to do. For example, a studio apartment that is crammed full of things will take more work and moving truck space than the contents of a three-bedroom apartment with very little furniture.

Cross-country movers may also have varying rates, depending on where in the country you are moving. For example, a company may charge $5 per cubic foot for consolidated moves along the East Coast and $6 per cubic foot for consolidated moves from the East Coast to the central states or the West Coast. A one-bedroom apartment costs approximately $1,500 to move across the country.

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.

How much does it cost to move across the country?

The national average cost for hiring cross-country movers is $1,490-$2,220. A number of factors can affect the cost. One factor is the distance you want to move. For example, an East Coast-based moving company may charge $5 per cubic foot for consolidated moves along the East Coast and $6 per cubic foot for consolidated moves from the East Coast to the central states or the West Coast. Another factor is how many belongings you have. Most cross-country movers charge by the cubic foot.

The type of move you want is another consideration in cost. You can have your belongings moved exclusively and delivered on a set day, or you can opt for a consolidated move, which is less expensive. In a consolidated move your belongings are stored and transported with the goods of other customers who are moving to your general vicinity during the same general time frame as you. Your belongings should arrive within a one- to two-week window, rather than on a set day. If you want the cross-country movers to pack your belongings for you, the cost will also increase.

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