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Rankings uses a comprehensive fivefold research approach to evaluate and identify the best moving services in the industry.

The major evaluation components consist of a Pricing Transparency Comparison, Accreditation Review, Mystery Shopping, Site Visits, and Regular Reviews. By employing this thorough research methodology, provides reliable and informed recommendations for the best moving services available.

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International Van Lines

Covers 50 States
Free Storage for 30 Days
Transparent Pricing
Offers Optional Storage
Packing, and Insurance
Local, Long Distance, & International Moving
Annoying Pop Up Ads
Average Customer Reviews

Best Overall for

for up-front Pricing

American Van Lines

Flat Rates
Moves High-Value Items
Wide Variety of Services
Movers are Background Checked
Uniformed Employees
Limited Customer Service Availability
No Tracking of Shipments

Best Overall for

Accurate Pricing

Safeway Moving

Price Matching
Optional Packing
Binding Quotes
30 Days Free Storage
Positive Reviews
Website not Informative
Customer Reviews Not Consistent
Not Best for Local Moves

Best Overall for

Virtual Quotes

Allied Van Lines

Personal Moving Coordinator
Available Container Service
Great Insurance Options
Easily Provides Quotes
Online Shipment Tracking
Above Average Local Moving Charges
Customer Service Limited to less than 24/7
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When deciding on a moving service, it's crucial to assess your specific situation, considering factors such as the level of convenience you desire and the budget you have allocated for your move.

Whether you opt for a do-it-yourself (DIY) approach or hire full-service movers for your long-distance relocation, now is the perfect time to evaluate your budget, determine the tasks you are comfortable handling yourself, and weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each option. has evaluated each of it’s recommendations to help you make the best decision.

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