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Portsmouth Long Distance Moving Companies

Portsmouth is a beautiful city that prides itself in being the place where southern hospitality begins. A-1 Auto Transport is a leading mover in Portsmouth where we offer a variety of moving services. We also offer vehicle transport solutions.

Making your move easier

Moving can be quite strenuous especially if you decide to do it yourself. However, if you decide to hire the services of movers you can save yourself a lot of trouble:

  • Movers have well-trained staff who understand all the basics of making any move successful.
  • Experienced movers will most likely be well acquainted with the local area, and the best access and exit routes to help you reach your destination faster and safely.
  • Movers are required by federal law to provide insurance for your move thereby protecting you in the event they lose or damage your items.
  • Movers have high-end equipment that help make your move smoother and faster. Some of this equipment includes hoisting straps, air ride cushions, moving dollies etc.

Helpful moving tips

  • Shortlist at least four local reputable movers in Portsmouth.
  • Acquaint yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a moving client.
  • If packing for yourself make sure that you get the right packing material, and carefully secure all your items to reduce chances of damage. Many movers do not accept liability for damages if you pack for yourself.
  • When budgeting for your move, it is important to also factor in the cost of living at the new location.
  • Downsize and declutter your items so that you carry only what you will need at the new location. This helps you save on moving costs because long distance moves are charged by weight.
  • Make sure you pack an essentials box that will contain all the items that you will need up until delivery of your items.

Moving myths

Many of the myths related to moving arise out of unhappy moving experiences amongst many clients. Below are some of the most common myths:

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.

Hiring a professional mover is expensive

When you look at the total price on a moving estimate you might find it expensive to hire a mover. However, most people forget to take into account that hiring a mover reduces the chances of damage or loss of your items, keeps you from lifting heavy items and ultimately keeps you safe from injuries. Other clients forget that movers make your move go faster and that when you hire full moving services you do not have to spend money on packing supplies which are quite expensive. Thus, hiring movers is not expensive but a worthwhile moving investment.

  • Moving is stressful. Indeed moving can be quite a stressful period if not well planned. However, if you take necessary measures such as hiring movers and planning ahead, your move is bound to be successful. If you hire movers, they help you manage all the tasks related to your move and thereby reduce or eliminate any stress.
  • Movers carry everything. The federal law limits what movers can and cannot carry. It is thus very important to find out what are some of the things your mover does not carry well in advance of the move. You can check up some moving tips published by the Federal Moto Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in regards to non-allowable items.
  • Insurance is comprehensive. FMCSA requires movers to provide you with insurance to protect your move. However, many movers will only provide you with a limited valuation coverage thus you can’t claim for the full value of your items in the event of damage or loss. It is therefore important to ensure that you purchase additional insurance.

Our services

We are a diverse company that offers full moving and transport services in Portsmouth:

  • Pet transport
  • Seniors moves
  • Moving bulky articles
  • Vacation moves
  • Military relocations
  • Auto transport
  • College  moves
  • Apartment moves
  • Commercial moves

Services that will make your move smooth

  • We have a diverse range of trucks that help make any move smooth.
  • We have over 25 years of experience in which we have successfully moved millions of people.
  • We have the best moving facilities in Portsmouth.
  • We have well qualified staff who continuously undergo professional development.
  • We are fully compliant with all the FMCSA and AMSA movers’ requirements.

Make the switch today!

We would love to help you enjoy our impeccable services. Start by filling the form at the top of this page or dropping us an email on Our team will get in touch with you. You can also contact our call center on 888-509-3213.

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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