If your impending move involves you traveling outside of town or even across states, pick long distance movers instead of local ones. Local movers, no matter how fair and enticing their incentives may be, often cannot travel longer distances. They simply lack the proper equipment and the proper driving credentials to cross state lines with your valuables. Plus, they are heading off into unfamiliar territory if they take you on as a client, knowing full well their inexperience with long distance moves.
Choosing long distance movers over local ones benefits you should you still decide to move closer to home. Since long distance movers have all the training necessary to handle any move, light or heavy, in town or long distance, full service or a la carte, they are worth looking into for any move. They will make considerations to accommodate shorter moves. Just because they offer long distance moves as a specialty does not really mean they avoid shorter ones. It is just a way for them to market themselves as unique.
So if the move involves a lot of heavy and large equipment and furniture, consider long distance movers for their experience. They have loaded furniture like the furniture you have before, and they probably have seen some serious challenges along the way too. If only for their experience, choose long distance movers over in-town movers, even if the move itself is shorter than you anticipate or even just the next town over. You will not be rejected for not moving far enough away.
When choosing long distance movers, though, it helps to clarify their services and their geographic reaches. Whether the move is a long one or a relatively short one of course matters, but so do the overall services offered by these long distance moving companies. A company moving families across the country may be good at their jobs or not as good as you hope. This means investigating these companies is worth any family’s time. Reach out and contact these places to gain quotes, learn about them and discover their strengths.
In choosing long distance movers, also remember to factor in all costs that will be related to the move itself. Costs add up with moves, particularly if they fall into a la carte categories. Before signing on the dotted line, get a quote list with everything laid out. Then book that mover and prepare for your move.