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  1. Pack According To Standards To Avoid Increased Service Costs
  2. Cheap Moving Rates & Time To Move Examples
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There is no better way to get through relocation than with the help of experienced long distance movers. Try to book with a long distance moving company at least a few months in advance. This gives you plenty of time to get things situated. Part of this time should include taking inventory at your home before the movers come. If you’re packing on your own, this is also a great time to get started. Allow yourself at least a few weeks to pack up properly.

Take a count of all your possessions. Write down the furniture you have placed in each room and count the number of boxes per room. All your belongings should have insurance coverage through the moving company. If they only provide so much protection, ask to buy additional insurance coverage. If damages should occur to your property while in transit across the United States, you will be compensated through the mover’s insurance agent after a claim has been filed.

A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-241-3110 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.

Pack According to Standards to Avoid Increased Service Costs

To avoid increased moving costs, pack everything in your home properly and with the right moving materials and supplies. If you package up your belongings wrong, the movers may repack them, charging you for their labor and materials used. If the items are left packaged poorly and something occurs while on the road, the insurance company may deny your claim. You can try to save money on moving supplies and materials by collecting boxes from stores, using old newspapers to fill space in boxes, using Styrofoam plates between dishes, or using linens to wrap up furniture and other goods.

Pack up each box carefully and label each one with the room it is to go in. Make sure that small boxes are used for heavy items while larger boxes are used for lighter items. Then stack the boxes according to weight nicely against the walls of the room for the movers to easily retrieve when the date of moving day arrives.

Cheap Moving Rates & Time To Move Examples

To / FromDistanceCost (2 BR)Cost (3 BR)Cost (4 BR)Estimated Time In Transit
Talladega, AL to Willmar, MN948 miles$2,742 – $3,731$4,610 – $6,479$6,479 – $9,9073 - 5 days
Wasilla, AK to Fort Worth, TX3033 miles$5,958 – $7,621$9,100 – $12,230$12,230 – $18,0196 - 8 days
Kayenta, AZ to Great Falls, VA1892 miles$4,272 – $5,383$6,459 – $8,743$8,743 – $12,8475 - 7 days
Rogers, AR to Columbus, OH650 miles$2,883 – $3,612$4,261 – $5,643$5,643 – $8,1643 - 5 days
Costa Mesa, CA to Philadelphia, PA2380 miles$4,284 – $5,474$6,188 – $7,616$8,092 – $9,5206 - 8 days
Sandy Springs, GA to Littleton, CO1403 miles$2,525 - $3,086$3,367 - $3,788$4,489 - $5,1914 - 6 days
Abita Springs, LA to Rocky Hill, CT1231 miles$2,546 – $3,478$4,598 – $6,980$7,356 – $9,7414 - 6 days
Millsboro, DE to Springfield, VA112 miles$201 – $246$268 – $302$358 – $4142 - 3 days
Virginia Beach, VA from Port Charlotte, FL917 miles$1,650 – $2,017$2,200 – $2,475$2,934 – $3,3923 - 5 days
Fort Stewart, GA to Tacoma, WA2386 miles$4,863 – $6,253$7,387 – $9,905$9,905 – $14,7316 - 8 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and other factors.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
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15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
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435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
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Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
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