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"We booked time for move out from condo association, and everything was kept ready. After that there was one E mail which stated that he will be sending in a 17 feet truck with timings etc. , to which I expressed my concerns with specific mention of the tank. No reply to that mail. The second last day of the move I felt uncomfortable about not receiving any communication, so called up, and Ali answered. Extremely unprofessional. He read the E mail correspondence for the first time, and stated that he wont be moving the tank. When he was reminded that he was agreed to the contract, he bluntly stated " go find another mover!". After some assertive reminding of the nature of the contract, and possible fallout of not providing the service as agreed up on, he stated that he will send in his team, but if the foreman doesn't feel comfortable, he wont move the tank. With no options left as moving could not be postponed, we agreed. I also agreed for an earlier timing, and paying extra fair above and beyond agreed, in view of possibility of extra time required. After such bad experience, we were not expecting any quality service from the movers, but to out pleasant surprise, the guys who showed up for actual move were very polite, very efficient and accommodating. They made the move seem pretty easy, and with 5 hours of tireless work did really well, earning well deserved tip and a rating going from -1 earned by Ali to a 4/5 at the end. I hope Ali at least reads this review and mends his ways, as he has a great crew that has to do some heavy lifting, no pun intended; to account for his brazen ways and utter unprofessional attitude."

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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 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 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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