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from becky c. in IA - Friday, November 10, 2017

Moving from Iowa to Arizona. How many days will it take for my things to get to my new home?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Lynn, We can certainly get a moving truck for you for this long distance move. If you will fill out the quote form at the top of this page, we will quickly email and text you rates for your move. Movingplace

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from Vicki T. in CA - Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Moving from temecula ca to Boise next month. Have a 2 bedroom home with 2 atv and a truck. We want it delivered immediately after pickup so we are not without for more than 2 days. Is that possible?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Vicki, The only way to get direct service would be to rent an entire 53 foot tractor trailer with a dedicated driver. We have that type of moving truck service available, but it is very expensive. Our standard transit time from Temecula to Boise would be approximately 3-4 days. Movingplace

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from Steve C. in NY - Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Would like an estimate for a move from Smithtown NY to St. Augustine FL around October 17th. We only have a small dresser, two end tables, a metal headboard for a double bed, and about ten boxes to move. Also, will the truck be a small one or a large shared moving truck! We can't have a truck parked at the house for more than a few hours during the day. Thank you.

MovingPlace Response

Hey Steve, We get this question a lot. The smallest moving truck that we provide is 28 feet long. We can generally get in and out of apartment complexes with that unit. There are a couple of ways to handle loading in limited access locations. With the small amount of stuff that you have to move, I would recommend a "live load". A live load means that the driver will wait while you load. There is generally one hour free and an hourly charge for each additional hour that he waits. Or, if you need several hours, you may be able to do a "same day drop and pick". This is where the driver drops the truck in the morning and picks it up in the afternoon. Charges for this vary by location, so it would be best to call us at 800-876-6839 to see which would be the easiest and most economical way for you to move. Movingplace

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from Michelle R. in CA - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Can we move the truck once it is delivered to us for loading? Our apartment has no long-term parking for a truck (only carports) so it would have to be parked in the street, far away from our apartment. Would we be able to move the truck into the driveway to load and then back to the street to be parked overnight?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Michelle, The moving trucks that we use are tractor trailers. They are the smaller, 28 foot pup trailers, so they will go into most housing subdivisions and apartment complexes. We drop the trailer portion at the house for you to load. So, it cannot be moved. We have a couple of ways to work around situations like this. We can do a live load, where the driver pulls up in front of your home and waits while you load. Or, we can do a same day drop off and pick up.. where we bring the moving truck out in the morning and take it back out that afternoon. We would need to get on a call and assess your situation to help pick which one may be the best for your move. Movingplace

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from Dan C. in MA - Thursday, June 22, 2017

We are moving from MA to SC. Our new home is in a gated community and will not accept 18 wheelers. We have a 3 bedroom home and would need about 20 to 22' of truck space.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Dan, We could bring in a 28 foot moving truck for your move. We have those specifically for the situations where a 53 foot tractor trailer is not allowed. We break the moving trucks down into smaller compartments using movable walls (bulkheads), so you can get the right amount of space for your move without paying for the entire truck. Movingplace

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from Randy R. in CO - Tuesday, June 6, 2017

When you leave your truck, either at the moving from residence or the moving to residence, do you park both the tractor and trailer there while its being loaded or unloaded and do you park it on the street or on the driveway. I'm not sure my stone (paver) driveway could handle the weight.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Randy, We generally drop off the trailer in the street or in your driveway. The tractor leaves and comes back the next day (or days) to pick up the loaded trailer. The empty trailer is not an issue for most driveways, but a loaded trailer can be quite heavy. It is at your discretion as to whether or not we put it in your driveway or on the street. Movingplace

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from Sophia G. in AR - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Do you use 53 foot trailers or box trucks? My stuff is currently sitting in a storage unit at a facility that a tractor/trailer would not be able to access. I would also need to unload at a storage facility; is that feasible for your operation?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Sophia, We use 28 foot pup trailers as well as 53 foot tractor trailers for moving. Most storage facilities can handle the pup trailers. You should ask the management to make sure that we have a place to park for you to load your moving van. Movingplace

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from Rashida R. in CA - Sunday, November 27, 2016

Hello, I am very confused on how much space I am supposed to be using for my move. It says 8ft but is that 8ft tall or 8ft long?

MovingPlace Response

The moving trucks are 8.5 feet wide and 9 feet tall inside. The variable is how much space you are using in length. So, if we quoted you 8 feet of space on a moving van, that means that you have 8 feet of length (using the full 8.5 feet of width and 9 feet of height in that 8 feet of length). If you are still not understanding the size of the moving trucks, please give us a call at 800-876-6839 and we will try to better explain it. Thanks! Movingplace

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from Stacy L. in WA - Saturday, September 10, 2016

Hello. I am moving my parents from Brooklyn NY to Edmonds, WA and after downsizing they still have enough stuff to fill a 26' moving truck. I would like to pack the truck and have it driven away the same day, given the limited availability of parking such a large truck on their block (they do not have a driveway, and Brooklyn parking spots are very small and very limited). Could you please give me an idea if this is possible with your company and an idea of price?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Stacy, The smallest moving truck that we use is 28ft long, but it is still possible to do a same day load in some areas of Brooklyn with that sized vehicle. We will need to check your address and see if it is serviceable. The best way to do that is to call our office to check. Please give us a call at 800-876-6839. Thanks! Movingplace

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from Timothy S. in PA - Sunday, August 14, 2016

I found info. on a 26' moving truck having interior space that is 1700 sq. ft. What is the volume of a 28' truck. really helps to have this info. in planning a move.

MovingPlace Response

The moving trucks that we utilize are 8.5ft wide and 9ft tall inside. So each linear foot has 76.5 cubic feet of space. The 28ft trucks are 2142 cubic feet inside and the 53ft trucks are 4054 cubic feet inside. So, our 28ft truck has a capacity that is 20% greater than that of the 26ft Uhaul. Movingplace

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from nancy f. in GA - Sunday, June 5, 2016

I am moving from a house in Georgia to a apartment in Texas. will your truck be allowed on the apartment parking lot or do we need to make special arrangements ?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Nancy, We use 28ft trucks for most orders. These moving trucks usually do not have any problem navigating parking lots. You will need to check with your apartment complex management to find out where we can park the truck. They usually will have instructions for your on where and how long they allow parking. Please let us know those instructions when you book your move and we will have the driver work with you to get the moving truck parked in the appropriate place. Movingplace

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from Stephanie B. in PA - Tuesday, April 12, 2016

HI movingplace, my family and I are moving from PA to AZ and were wondering how much it would cost to move. We have a 4 bedroom house with a lot of other stuff. Do you have any price range and what you would recommend getting for this big of a move?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Stephanie, The size of the moving truck that you will need depends on what the "lot of other stuff" is in your move. If it is a 3 car garage full of stuff that you cannot fit a car in, you should probably get pricing for a full 53ft moving van. If it is a couple of outdoor furniture pieces, you might be able to go with 24ft of space on one of the moving trucks. If you will give our office a call at 800-876-6839, we will help you make a good choice for your shipment size and get good pricing for your move as well. Thanks! Movingplace

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from Stephanie P. in TN - Thursday, March 10, 2016

Yes I'd like to know how much it would cost to move my small car and some personal items ..no furniture ..like about 15 or 16 plastic tubs

MovingPlace Response

Hi Stephanie, When you only have plastic tubs and/or boxes to ship and a car to move, we recommend letting us ship the car and then send the rest of the stuff via UPS. It is cheaper to ship boxes in the UPS system rather than try to put them on a moving van. Movingplace

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from Sean C. in WA - Monday, November 16, 2015

Follow on question re the 30x15 storage unit: what are the other smaller truck options other than a 53 foot truck? Something that size may a problem maneuvering to unload in our neighborhood. Thanks!

MovingPlace Response

Hi Sean, We also have 28ft moving trucks available. If you have a parking issue with the big tractor-trailer, we could bring you a 28ft moving truck and, once you are done loading that, bring out another one for anything that is left. For the second moving van, you would only pay for the actual space that was used for the move. Looking forward to serving you! Movingplace

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from tira a. in NY - Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hi MovingPlace, I am graduating from College and need to pack all my stuff from the dorm room to my home in NYC. Is it possible to rent a small truck and driver for the move from your company? My family and I would do the loading. All we need is a driver and a small truck to haul my belongings to new york city.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Tira, You have come to the right place! We can handle any size shipment, large or small. This time of year is especially busy for young adults and college moves. Please fill out our quote request form and one of our reps will email you the best price that we have available. Looking forward to working with you. Movingplace

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from Larry C. in NH - Saturday, February 28, 2015

I live in a townhome community. Space is limited for parking, how big are the trucks used for loading a 3 bedroom house.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Larry, The moving trucks are 8ft wide, 9ft tall, and 28ft long. You will need approximately 3 parking spaces for us to safely park the moving van. Movingplace

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from Ron B. in VA - Saturday, December 20, 2014

What is the largest size container you offer?

MovingPlace Response

We actually use moving trucks and separate those trucks into smaller compartments using bulkhead walls. Our moving trucks can accommodate any size shipment from as small as 4ft x8ft up to exclusive use of an entire 53ft tractor trailer. Please give us a call at 800-876-6839 and one of our relocation specialists can help you with determining the best size to reserve. Movingplace

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from Irwin M. in WA - Wednesday, June 25, 2014

I am intending to move a two bedroom apartment from Arlington, WA 98223 to San Diego, CA 92126 on the 23rd of July. How big would the truck be and the big question is would this truck be accomodated in the parking spaces here. Include a quote for this move too including all fees and charges( no surprises ) Thanks a lot Irwin

MovingPlace Response

Hi Irwin, We have received your moving quote request and have emailed it to you. Our prices are all-inclusive, no surprises. The moving trucks that we use are 28ft long, 8.5ft wide, and 9ft tall. It takes about 3 parking spaces to handle a moving truck of this size in an apartment complex. Movingplace

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from Sara A. in PA - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Last time i fit my furniture in a 17ft uhaul truck what truck size of this company is equivalent to uhauls?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Sara, The moving trucks that we use are 8.3ft wide and 9ft tall inside. This has considerably more volume than a Uhaul. 13ft of space on one of our moving trucks would be almost identical in size to the 17ft Uhaul. Movingplace

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from Peg D. in MO - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

My daughter is moving from St. Louis to Dallas area. She would have furniture for a one-bedroom apartment and a lot of boxes but it will not fill a 28' trailer. Do you combine multiple households on one trailer?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Peg, Yes, we have several different options to piggyback your move with another shipment on the moving van. Each shipment gets an individual compartment so your goods arrive safely and securely at destination. We can handle moves as small as a few pieces or as large as an entire tractor trailer. Movingplace

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from john l. in MA - Friday, May 16, 2014

I.m moving from a small urban street where it is difficult to park a moving truck, is there a terminal in the Boston area where I can bring my stuff and pack the truck there?

MovingPlace Response

Yes John, That being said, we have moving trucks as small as 28ft. That is just 2 feet longer than a uhaul truck. You may want to call us and let us look up your street on google maps. We may be able to save you a lot of trouble by bringing the moving truck right to your home. MovingPlace

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from jef S. in ME - Thursday, May 8, 2014

how long are your moving trailers? can I schedule a move from maine to south carolina?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Jeff, We have two moving truck sizes, 28ft and 53ft. We can break those moving vans down into compartments as small as 4ft long (by 8ft wide x 9ft tall). So we can really accommodate just about any sized shipment. Movingplace

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from Srinivas B. in FL - Thursday, March 20, 2014

I'm planning to move from Tampa, FL to California. I was informed that the moving truck will come to my apartment and i can load the household items. Could you let me know what would be the size of the moving truck. This will help me to identify whether this would fit in a regular parking lot.

MovingPlace Response

We have two sizes of long distance moving trucks that we utilize. Both of the options are 8.5ft wide and 9ft tall inside. The trucks come in two lengths, 28ft and 53ft. If you are moving from a place with limited access, such as apartment complexes or narrow streets, we will make sure to arrange for a 28ft moving truck instead of the 53ft moving truck. Be sure to let your relocation specialist know when you are setting up your move that you have limited access. Making Moving Easier Movingplace

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from sean m. in GA - Wednesday, December 4, 2013

i need to movea 12'x12'x4' hottub from butler, tn to savannah,ga. are you capable of doing this? and if so, what would the cost run?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Sean, All of the moving trucks are 8.5ft wide and 9ft tall. It appears that your hottub is going to be too large to fit on a standard moving truck. That is going to have to be transported on a flatbed or open trailer due to its dimensions. Movingplace

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from joan k. in MD - Friday, March 29, 2013

I need a company that only uses 24 to 26 foot moving trucks. the storage unit I am moving to in sc does not accommodate 18 wheelers.

MovingPlace Response

Joanie, We can help you with long distance moving trucks that are 28ft long. We use these smaller moving vans when required to get in and out of residential areas and storage facilities that cannot handle the larger moving vans. Please make sure that you specify that you will need to rent space on the smaller moving van so that your representative orders the right sized truck. Thanks! Movingplace

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from Kristin E. in OH - Wednesday, December 26, 2012

How large is the moving van that is delivered (need to make sure it fits in the driveway) and how large of a space would I be renting? Also, does your price include the fuel charges and all other charges?

MovingPlace Response

Kristin, The moving vans are standard length, which is 53ft long. Generally, they will need to be parked on the street in front of your home. The interior dimensions are 8.5ft wide and 9ft tall. Our prices are all-inclusive, meaning fuel, driver, moving equipment, truck, and door-to-door transport are all included. MP admin

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from Doug B. in FL - Friday, July 6, 2012

How large are the moving trucks that you send out? I need to make parking arrangements in front of my house.

MovingPlace Response

Each of the moving trucks is a full-sized moving van. They are 53' long and are 8.5ft wide by 9ft high (interior dimensions).


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