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Des Moines Long Distance Moving Companies

You have been transferred to a different military station and you are taking your family with you, you will be attending college, you are looking for a different job in another state, you have decided to live in your dream city, etc., and you are moving. Moving homes is a daunting undertaking and most Americans rely on the moving help provided by professional moving companies for a comfortable and affordable move. People moving to or from Des Moines, Iowa trust A-1 Auto Transport Inc for the move.

long distance interstate moving companies in Des Moines

We are a major worldwide shipper with an excellent track record of more than 20 years as demonstrated by our 5-Star ratings on online consumer reviews. A-1 Auto Transport Inc deals with all moves in the city of Des Moines, state to state moves, across the country moves, and international moves. We also provide auto transport services.

Tips on how to make your move easier

Here are several measures you could take in preparation for an easy move.

Make sufficient preparations

Needless to say, relocating is an expensive and time-consuming activity that requires skillful planning and execution. Start by evaluating your moving needs to identify the necessary moving services and the moving cost. You could contact a moving companies association or professional movers for a moving estimate to facilitate your financial planning. Make sure you have enough money to pay the moving price in full before your moving date.

You should also gather important information about your intended destination including the state of the local economy, the real estate market, the cost of living, the jobs market, the security situation, schools, recreational activities, etc. Find a reliable local real estate agent online and make arrangements for a new apartment or office.

Decide on your moving day and book your space with your mover early enough, especially if you have to relocate during the high moving season which falls between the months of June and August. It is also very important to review the rules of the buildings before moving day to avoid being disappointed.

Hire a reliable company in Des Moines

Discuss your move with your professional mover because they have the competence, experience, the proper equipment, facilities, economies of scale, and the necessary licenses and insurance to make your move cheap, fast, easy, and efficient.

Move important papers and collectibles yourself

It is important to handle your important documents, jewelry, clothes, kitchenware, toiletries, essential supplies, and collections yourself.


A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.


Why you need a professional moving company

A professional moving company is registered and bonded to offer moving services and provides great benefits including:

  • Low price
  • Efficiency
  • Peace of mind
  • Convenience
  • Security
  • Safety
  • Speed

How to find the best moving company

You must know how to distinguish between the established moving companies and scammers.

  • Make a shortlist: You could get a shortlist of notable companies from the moving companies association. You could also look for recommendations, search online or check in the moving companies’ directory.
  • Research the moving companies: Determine that their registrations and licenses are genuine. Evaluate their pasts and go through their customers’ opinions and rankings online. Check out their websites and visit their offices in Des Moines to see their equipment. Establish their membership in the American Moving and Storage Association.
  • Moving cost: Ask about 5 movers for an on-site estimate. Check their rates and ensure they are accurate to avoid being misled by inaccurate or manipulated low estimates.
  • Select your mover: Compare the prices and hire the mover that you trust.

Our moving services

As a full service mover we plan, organize and execute the whole move including:

  • Moving advice
  • Packing
  • Loading
  • Shipping
  • Moving storage
  • Unloading
  • Unpacking
  • Items arrangement

We are experts in:

Why A-1 Auto Transport Inc?

We are a customer-focused international mover that provides outstanding door to door moving services across the country and globally at the most competitive rates. We have offices, storage facilities, the right equipment, specially designed vehicles, and professional staff in all key cities and metros around the United States and overseas for superior moving experiences.

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Talk to us on 1-888-509-3213 and you will move with ease, at a great price. You could also fill the form on this page to get started and help us move you quicker.

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

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.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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