Finding a reliable yet cheap moving company can be quite the challenge. But by doing a little research on good old Google is totally worth it. Shopping around can save you money. Just make sure you avoid being scammed. Below are some steps you can follow to help you find cheap moving companies for your next move.
Talk to family, friends and coworkers as well as local real estate agents – someone will know of cheap moving companies.
You’re going to want to get a real quote, not just an estimate which means a consultant will come and do an inventory of everything in your home.
While your moving company should have experience, hiring an international company might cost you double than that of a local company.
Working through a brokerage service will unnecessarily increase costs. Make sure you contact moving companies directly to cut out the middleman.
Before you hire cheap moving companies, make sure you check them out online. Do a proper “investigation” to make sure they are not trying to scam you. Search the net for consumer complaints and check their website for testimonials. If none are listed, ask them for references and actually phone their “happy clients”.
Once you’ve settled on a quote, make sure you read the fine print to avoid any hidden costs. If you aren’t clear about anything, speak to the cheap moving company so there’s no room for misunderstandings.
Moving mid-month or during the week can save you plenty of money. If you are flexible with your moving date, ask your moving company when the best time is to move in order to save some cash.
Once you’ve done all of the above, ask your moving company for a discount. They can only say no. But you’ll never know if you don’t ask.
Moving doesn’t have to wreck your budget. By following these tips you too can hire a reliable AND cheap moving company for your furniture removal needs.
BusyBee Removals is a well known cheap moving company in South Africa. They have helped many families move over the years, nationally and internationally. To get an obligation free quote, get in touch with one of their knowledgeable staff members today.