How much does shipping your Household cost?
Free Instant Online Calculator based on quotes from Trusted House Moving Companies
Customer Images
7790 people shipped using A-1 Auto Transport last week

Joe brought me peace of mind. I can’t thank you enough for being so reliable and trustworthy

Joe brought me peace of mind. I can’t thank you enough for being so reliable and trustworthy

of customers
recommend us

Should Your Mover Pack For You?

What's in this article?
  1. Know If Your Mover Should Pack For You
  2. Weigh-Out The Involved Cost
  3. Evaluate The Involved Packing Cost Against Your Time And Energy
  4. Understand The Mover’s Terms Of Service
  5. Inquire About The Items The Mover Can Pack
  6. Specialty Packing
Packing Up And Moving To Another State

Know If Your Mover Should Pack For You

The thought of moving to a new home can be overwhelming especially considering the number of items that you will need to pack. It is recommended that you engage the services of a moving company to help ease the stress associated with any move. In spite of this, it can be challenging to establish what to carry and what to leave and hence, you might find it wise to use the services of a packing company. If you are wondering whether your mover should pack for you, this article provides insights into this subject.

Weigh-out the involved cost

Hiring a mover to pack for you is beneficial but comes at an additional cost. Before you consider the option of the mover packing your items for you, evaluate your budget and whether you can afford both the moving and packing services. You do not want to pay for the packing services and be unable to take care of the moving cost.

Evaluate the involved packing cost against your time and energy

When moving to a new home, one of the most probable things is that you are incurring high expenses. As such, it is recommendable to try as much as possible to save on your expenses. Often, make sure that you weigh your energy and time against the involved cost if you engage your mover in the packing process. If you are in a hurry or you are not ready to deal with the packing stress, then hiring a mover to pack for you is the only alternative.

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.

Low Cost Movers Near Me

Understand the mover’s terms of service

All movers have their terms of service, which define how they operate. Such terms should tell you the limits of the moving company that you hire. Some companies may not have provision for packing, while others deal with both moving and packing services. Before you have high expectations on your mover, make sure that you ask about whether they can pack for you.

Inquire about the items the mover can pack

Every mover has its own checklist of the items that it cannot pack. For example, if you have any potentially dangerous items such as gasoline, fireworks, oxygen bottles, and other related hazardous items, your mover may not agree to pack them. In addition, other items that your mover cannot pack include food, valuables and documents. Be ready to take responsibility for packing these items.

Specialty packing

Some items need special packing materials. Additionally, some items need to be packed by experts only and hence, you might be forced to seek the services of moving company that can pack items such as mirrors, artwork, fragile things, or any other breakable items that you might have in the house.

Engaging in a move can be both stressful and hectic but it does not have to if you hire a mover to pack for you. However, it is important to understand the terms and conditions of the moving company before tasking it to undertake your packing needs.

Cheap Long Distance Movers
Share this content on social media
for a chance to get up to 15% off your next shipment.
Copy link

Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

Email Me

Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★ choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!

A1 Auto Transport... From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

Testimonial by Cristine Benoit
Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them... Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport.

David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

Visit our social, and see what our clients are saying about us

Ship Your Vehicle With A-1 Auto Today
Get an instant free Quote Now

Or Call Us Today and Speak Directly to Our Sales Team:

Our Partners:

Better Business Bureau Accredited
FMCSA Member
INC. 500 Member
VeriSign Secured
AMSA Member

A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
Copyright © 1988-2023, A-1 Auto Transport - All Rights Reserved.