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Movingplace provides the easiest and most cost-effective form of self service moving available. For your self service move, we bring a truck to your home for you to load. You can have up to 3 days to load that truck (loading can be over a weekend at no additional charge). Our professional drivers transport your goods to their destination where you can have up to 3 days to unload the moving truck (unloading can be over a weekend at no additional charge as well). We look forward to working with you and helping you save money on your next self service move. Please fill out the quote form at the top/right of this page and one of our representatives will prepare a personalized moving quote for you, or, please call us at 800-876-6839 to speak to someone right away about your self service move.

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from Brianna P. in UT - Saturday, September 16, 2017

We are trying to make a self service move from Salt Lake City, UT to Blaine, Minnesota just wondering how this works we have never did this before?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Brianna, Self service moving is easy. We bring a truck out to your home for you to load (we can usually leave the moving truck for up to 3 days, or over a weekend at no additional charge). You load it. We will transport the moving truck to the destination where you will have up to 3 days to unload it. We charge based on the amount of space that you use on the truck, not the weight, so you will not have any surprises for billing). If you fill out our quote form on this page or give us a call at 800-876-6839, we can help you with pricing. Thanks! Movingplace

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from Miguel S. in FL - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Hi! What would be the best solution, both logistically and economically to ship a medium sized motorcycle and a couple of items from NJ to FL? A "Pod" box perhaps? Thank you in advance.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Miguel, The best idea would be to get a space on a moving truck that is large enough to fit the motorcycle and other items. The self service moving trucks have ramps and you can just drive the motorcycle right up the ramps. There are place inside the truck to secure your goods every 16 inches. Get some heavy straps and you can secure the motorcycle. That will be the cheapest and best way to move what you are moving. Movingplace

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from Corey H. in CA - Monday, August 14, 2017

I am making a self service move from San Diego ca to Jacksonville NC in mid October. I need to ship a running 2002 Ford Taurus, queen mattress,box spring w/metal frame, 32" flat screen tv, home computer, and 3 boxes of clothes. Best way and price possible. Any help,would be great thanks!

MovingPlace Response

Hi Corey, You have come to the right place. We can do a self service move for your furniture (where you load and unload and we do everything else). For moving your car, there really is not a self service moving option. The driver will load, unload, and secure your car for you on an auto transporter. If you fill out our quote form, put the make and model of your car in the comments section so our representatives will know to price the car for you. Thanks! Movingplace

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from janet h. in TX - Saturday, August 5, 2017

I requested a quote to move a 2+ bed house down. all my belongings are in a 25x30 storage bin with a little room left over. I want to do a self service move where I load and unload. thanks

MovingPlace Response

Hi Janet, Self service moving is what we do! We provide the moving truck, fuel, driver, and door to door transport for your self service move. You provide the loading and unloading. Movingplace

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from Rosa C. in CA - Sunday, May 28, 2017

Would you be able to provide us with self service moving from West Covina, CA to Nampa, Idaho? How long would it take to receive our stuff? Last time we moved we used a 26 ft truck from uhaul what size would you recommend with your service? We have about the same amount of stuff if not a little less. Thank you in advance!

MovingPlace Response

Hi Rosa, We can certainly help you with a self-service move to Idaho. The 26ft uhaul truck is not as wide nor as high as one of our moving trucks. For comparable space, you would need to order 22 feet of space on one of our moving vans (they are 8.5 feet wide and 9 feet tall). Transit time from California to Idaho is going to be approximately 3 days. We would need to look at when you want to move to be able to determine the best days for loading and unloading. Please give us a call at 800-876-6839 and we can narrow down the details. Thanks! Movingplace

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from Chris K. in CO - Thursday, May 11, 2017

I'm looking to do a self service move from Michigan to Denver CO. I have had a full service mover out who says that it weighs around 4000 pounds? What are my options?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Chris, Self service moving is different from full service in that we charge by the amount of space that is used on the moving truck, not the weight of the shipment. This takes most of the guesswork out of your pricing. We feel that as a consumer, it is darn near impossible to figure out how much your shipment weighs and can set you up for a nasty pricing surprise. But, you can measure out how much space you are ordering and know in advance whether or not the stuff that you are moving will fit in that space. Give us a call and we can help you figure out how much space you may need for your self service move at 800-876-6839. Movingplace

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from Jose M. in MD - Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Hello, I need to move few items and want to do a self service move: Queen Matress,Queen Frame Bed, Small dining table, 4 chairs, ant a TV Stand. This will go from Gaithersburg MD to Miami Fl. How much can it cost. Thank you.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Jose, All of our moves are self service, meaning that we provide the moving truck, driver, and door to door service. The customer provides the loading and unloading. I see that you already filled out one of our quote forms with your contact information, so I will email over a self service moving quote to you now. Movingplace

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from carline a. in IL - Thursday, April 27, 2017

My son is moving from chicago to Cummings georgia and He wants to move his dresser, mirror and queen size bed and his chevy camaro car. How much will that cost? how long will it take to get there? He is moving there on June 10, 2017. Will his things be delivered to his apartment on the day he will get there? Thanks

MovingPlace Response

Hi Carline, For self service moving, we can work with you to arrange delivery on a specified day. We would need you to call our office at 800-876-6839 and speak to one of our relocation specialists so that we can work that out figuring in the size of shipment, car, etc. Movingplace

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from Angela W. in PA - Monday, March 27, 2017

Hi, we are looking to move from the Bethlehem Pa area to San Diego Ca. Can you give me a time frame of how long it would take our stuff to arrive in Ca?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Angela, For one of our self service moves from PA to California, you can expect about 6 business days for the moving truck to travel across the country. Movingplace

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from Susan B. in VT - Saturday, January 14, 2017

We are trying to move a load of furniture from our home in rural Guilford, VT to our daughter's apt. in Chicago (zipcode 60613). We've been told by "U-Pack" that they can't deliver to that zipcode because of Chicago laws. Is that true for you all too? Is there any way around this issue?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Susan, For self service moving, where you load and unload the truck, there are areas of Chicago where there is no parking allowed on the street. The way around that issue is to do a "live load" or "live unload". That simply means that the driver is going to wait with the moving truck while you load or unload. So, if the truck has to be moved in mid-load, it can be moved. So the real issue is parking, not any goofy Chicago law. If you will give us a call at 800-876-6839, we can work with you to get pricing for your move and figure out the logistics of getting a moving truck to your daughter in Chicago. In the event that even a live load is not available, the next option would be to pick the furniture up at the shipping terminal in Chicago with a smaller truck. Even then, you have the issue of parking that moving truck when you are unloading... Chicago can be interesting! Movingplace

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from sarah h. in IN - Tuesday, January 3, 2017

I need a large moving truck to move all of my stuff from Indiana to Arizona? I have a 3 Bedroom house that is lightly furnished and we are going to be getting rid of some stuff. How much will it cost? Is everything included? I do not want any surprises. The last time I used a full-service mover and they charged me based on the weight of the shipment. Once they picked everything up and weighed it, they charged me twice as much money as they had quoted. I don't want that to happen again.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Sarah, One of the biggest benefits of moving this way is that you pay for the space used, not how much the stuff weighs. You know exactly how much space that you have on the moving truck and you know exactly how much that it will cost. If you need extra space, you know right up front how much each extra foot of space will cost... there are not surprises. Movingplace

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from gloria l. in FL - Wednesday, November 23, 2016

will you deliver to a storage facility in tampa fl? i am doing a self-service move and need to deliver to a storage unit.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Gloria, Yes, our moving trucks are 28ft long and can deliver to most storage facilities. You should call the facility first to confirm that a moving van of that size can fit and has a place to park. Movingplace

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from Kelly S. in WI - Thursday, October 20, 2016

Once the moving truck is delivered to my home, how long do I have to load my furniture & items before the truck is picked up?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Kelly, We can normally give you up to 3 business days to load and 3 business days to unload. We can also have you load the truck over the weekend at no additional charge. Movingplace

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from Lori A. in WA - Monday, August 29, 2016

I would like to move a 3 bedroom house (on the smaller end) from Cable, WI to Washington state. I am having a difficult time finding someone to do this. Is this something you can do?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Lori, Yes, we have service to some very remote places. If you fill out the quote form at the top of this page, we can put some options together for you and email them over. Thanks! Movingplace

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from Melissa s. in OH - Friday, July 8, 2016

I am moving from Columbus oh to marion ohio all I need moved is bed couch chair and chest how much would this be?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Melissa, We are a long distance company only. We do not do moves within the same state. Movingplace

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from Brinley M. in MA - Saturday, June 18, 2016

My husband and I are relocating to Orlando from Boston. Our Orlando residence has an HOA that doesn't allow trucks/pods to parked over night. Can you all do same day delivery & pick up?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Brinley, Yes, we have the ability to bring the moving truck to your home in the morning and pick it back up later that afternoon when you are finished unloading. If you have a small shipment, we can also do a "live unload" where the driver waits while you unload and then leaves as soon as you are finished. Movingplace

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from Alex W. in IN - Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Hi, I am relocating a business with about 20,000 lbs of machining equipment from Indiana to Colorado. Is this something that's allowed with your service, or is it only for residential moving?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Alex, We can certainly handle business and commercial moves. We will need more information (will there be a loading dock, are there specific transit times, will you need exclusive use of a 28ft moving truck or a 53ft moving van). If you will please call our office at 800-876-6839, one of our relocation specialists will be happy to assist you. Movingplace

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from Pankaj G. in TX - Tuesday, April 12, 2016

I am looking for quote for a 15' moving truck from Austin, TX (78759) to Richardson, TX (75081) on 07 May 2016.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Pankaj, We can help you with that move. I see that you submitted the request on our website for a moving quote. We will send you an email with some pricing. If you need immediate assistance, please feel free to call our relocation specialists at 800-876-6839. Movingplace

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from Ramya R. in NC - Thursday, April 7, 2016

Hi, am moving from Durham to Michigan by april 15.Need to move the household items along with car. How much is the cost for moving.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Ramya, I see where you already submitted the quote form to move your car and furniture. One of our relocation specialists has already sent you an email with the prices for your move. Movingplace

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from Tiffany G. in CA - Tuesday, March 15, 2016

I have a 4 day lapse between my moves. Do you have a holding facility for the truck until it can be delivered to my new location? thank you Tifafny

MovingPlace Response

Hi Tiffany, Yes, we can hold your shipment on the moving truck at our destination terminal until you are ready to receive it. Storage charges depend on where and how long you need us to hold the moving truck with your furniture on it. Movingplace

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from Christopher M. in MD - Tuesday, February 23, 2016

What is the cost I'm moving my personal belongings and the contents of a 3 bedroom house from Laurel Maryland to Pinellas Florida.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Christopher, To get a price for your self-service move, please fill out the quote form on the right hand side of this page. Our customer service team will promptly email you a moving quote. Movingplace

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from Debra H. in CA - Tuesday, February 23, 2016

I have a 3 bedroom house and a motorcycle. Can I put the motorcycle in the moving pod with my house items?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Debra, We don't actually bring out a "POD". We bring out a moving truck. And yes, you can certainly put your motorcycle on the truck with your household goods. There are places every 18 inches in the truck where you can strap and secure things as well, Movingplace

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from Nick J. in VA - Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Hello. I will be moving 1 48 foot trailer's worth of materials once per month, making a full lap of the east US yearly. I normally do it in 2 24 foot pup trailers, but can do it in 1 large trailer (not preferred, but if much difference in cost I'll do it) We have been using another service so far, but I am not satisfied with the service. Could you give me an idea of cost per mile, as a general rule/average? I won't take it as a quote, as I don't have dates, etc. yet (First move will be in about may 1st). If you could give me a ballpark, or some examples of moves you have done already and their costs (just "from this city to that one") that would be great! Thanks much, Nick James

MovingPlace Response

Hi Nick, We would be happy to help you with a quote for your move. Do you need commercial freight service or are you moving household goods? Please give us a call at 800-876-6839 as there are many variables that will affect the rate. We should discuss them to make sure you are getting the right service at the right price. Thanks! Movingplace

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from Donald O. in AZ - Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Can you move a 40' shipping container?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Don, We can only move things on moving trucks that are arranged by us. We do not haul or move equipment or trucks from other providers. Movingplace

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from Arlene P. in MI - Thursday, October 22, 2015

Please let me know how many days we have the truck to load it? Do you bring it the day before the contracted drive day?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Arlene, We can give you up to three days to load and 3 days to unload the moving truck. That loading and unloading can take place over a weekend at no additional charge. Please ask your representative for more information. They can help you accommodate just about and moving schedule. Movingplace

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from GARY L. in MN - Saturday, September 12, 2015

NEED TO MOVE FROM CHARLOTTE NC 28270 TO MOUND MN. 55364 DO YOU OFFER THIS MOVE?

MovingPlace Response

Yes, we can do a self service move (you load, we drive) to just about any location in the "Lower 48". If you fill out the quote form, we will promptly email or text a quote to you. Movingplace

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from Darcy O. in TX - Thursday, June 25, 2015

I have about 1500 sq feet of stackable wood flooring to transport from far northeast Nebraska to the Houston, Texas area. I am not in any hurry so what is the most cost effective way to move it?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Darcy, Yes, you can transport your wood flooring on one of the moving trucks. You still need to load it and unload it like you would with a self-service move. Movingplace

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from JOE L. in OK - Friday, May 29, 2015

do you store the containers until needed?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Joe, Yes, we do have storage available. We can store by the day or store by the month. Please call our office for pricing and information. Movingplace

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from Roger J. in MN - Thursday, April 30, 2015

We are needing to pack ourselves and store for a couple of months until we buy our new home also in MN. Is this a service we could utilize? We are only moving within Mn and this is apparently a problem for some companies! I sure hope you can help us!! Thanks! Roger and Tammi Johnson.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Roger, We have a lot of different options for moving and storage. We can certainly help you with your move to Minnesota. Movingplace

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from Fauzan K. in NY - Thursday, January 8, 2015

I'm moving to a new house which is just 4 blocks away from my current residence. Do you provide service for that too?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Fauzan, We are a long distance transportation provider. We do not have the capacity to service local moves at this time. Thanks! Movingplace

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from bob k. in FL - Saturday, October 25, 2014

i need to ship a few boxes, as well as some furniture and paintings from north miami FL,to my daughter in Syracuse NY , do you do this route?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Bob, We can certainly help you with a move from Miami to New York. We service most points in the lower 48 states. Movingplace

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from zen G. in OH - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

We are helping my mom and sister move from ohio to california. Looking for portable storage for us to move their stuff.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Zen, We are similar to portable storage, except we use moving vans for the transportation instead of those big plastic containers. You will get a much smoother transfer of your goods on a moving truck because your stuff is not jostled around being picked up and loaded on flatbed trucks (like it is with storage containers). We saw that you filled out a quote request on the website and have emailed a price quote to you. Please let us know if you have any other questions. Thanks! MovingPlace web team

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from Cheryl F. in TX - Thursday, July 31, 2014

I am moving from Dallas to coupeville, WA. how long would the move take?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Cheryl, The moving trucks generally travel about 500 miles per business day. If that transit is too quick, no worries, we have options to hold the shipment at our destination terminal for a few days and can then deliver it to your new home when you arrive. Movingplace

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from Ron P. in CO - Friday, July 25, 2014

I want to load a container, 5 x 10, and store it for 3-4 months at your location and then deliver it to Orlando Florida. Can you give me a quote

MovingPlace Response

No problem Ron. You can leave the shipment on the moving truck and we will store it at the secure shipping terminal in Orlando. Your goods will not be moved or handled in any way so you have the peace of mind of knowing that everything will be safe. Movingplace

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from william t. in NY - Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Do you have storage?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Billy, For most moves, we can provide up to 7 days of storage at destination at no additional charge. After that, there is a daily and monthly storage rate that will apply. Please call us at 800-876-6839 and we can discuss options for you. Movingplace

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from sarah f. in SC - Wednesday, October 30, 2013

I have a 4+ bedroom house in Columbia, SC & am moving from to Fargo, ND. I have a few items in a storage garage in MN that I would need added to the moving truck on the way from SC to ND. Is the driver able to make a stop at my storage garage in MN where we would meet the driver to load the additional items onto the moving truck?

MovingPlace Response

Hi Sarah, We can make extra pick ups and deliveries when you have rented the entire moving truck. It sounds like your shipment would qualify for that. If you have not already, please fill out the moving quote form at the top of this page. Note in the comments that you have an extra pickup in MN so our relocation specialist can include that in your pricing. Thanks!

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from Neal A. in IL - Monday, October 14, 2013

I have to move furniture from a few bars 400 miles. My seemingly best option is to rent a U-Haul truck. How would your rates and service compare to that option?

MovingPlace Response

As a self-service mover, we would bring the moving truck to your location. You load it. We would then take the truck to your destination where you unload it. Our costs will be a comparable to Uhaul, Penske, or Ryder moving truck rentals, but we will offering a lot more service for the money.

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from Bill G. in CT - Saturday, August 17, 2013

Do you offer storage and how much is it?

MovingPlace Response

Yes Bill, we can store your goods on the moving truck for up to 5 days at no additional charge. Daily and monthly storage is available after that. Please ask your relocation specialist for details when making reservations for your move.

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from Sandy B. in ID - Sunday, July 21, 2013

Can you do a self move from Boise, ID to Long Beach, CA?

MovingPlace Response

Yes! We service "direct" almost every point in the contiguous United States. We can provide long distance moving trucks 5 days a week in almost every major market (and most smaller markets as well!). If you fill out our quote form, one of our relocation specialists will promptly email you a quote for your move.

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from Rob L. in CO - Saturday, July 13, 2013

How much for a self service move from Colorado to Florida? I have a 3 bedroom house and need my car to be moved as well.

MovingPlace Response

Hi Rob, The best way to get a quote for a self service move is to fill out the moving quote form at the top of this page. We are service providers and will quickly email you pricing for your move. When moving a car with your furniture, please put the make and model of the car to be moved in the comments section. Thank you! Movingplace

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from Vic D. in CA - Saturday, June 22, 2013

I am looking for self service moving from California to New York. I want the you load, they drive service, but I only have a small amount of stuff to move. Can you help with that?

MovingPlace Response

Yes Vic, we provide self service moving on a nationwide basis. We can handle small shipments all the way up to full moving trucks. We bring the truck out to your home. You load it. We drive it to the destination where you unload it. Our service is the most economical and convenient way to move cross country. Movingplace


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