Average Cost Of Hiring A Moving Company
Understanding the Cost of Moving Companies
How to Save Money on Your Move
|Hiring Professional Movers
|More affordable as you avoid professional fees.
|It saves time and reduces stress during the move.
|Ideal for smaller, short-distance moves.
|Efficient for larger or long-distance relocations.
|The potential for damage to items is higher.
|Professional handling decreases the chance of damage.
|There is a risk of personal injury while moving heavy objects.
|Movers are trained to handle heavy lifting safely.
|Time-consuming, as packing and organising fall on you.
|Complete package services save you the hassle.
|Control over the moving process and schedule.
|Rely on the movers' schedule and processes.
|May end up being costlier in the case of unexpected hiccups.
|Possible long-term savings without accidental costs.
Factors That Affect Moving Costs
Additional Services and Costs Associated With Hiring Movers
Average Cost to Hire a Moving Company
|Local (under 80 kilometres)
|£1,500 - £2,100
|Two to three bedrooms ()
|Approximately £900 - £3,600
|Hourly Rate (Local)
|Around £100 per hour
|Long Distance Average
|Long Distance (3,400 kilograms)
|Two to Three-bedroom
Local Move vs Long Distance Move
|Long Distance Move
|Hourly rates, often $25-60 per mover
|Flat rate based on distance and load size
|Can exceed $4,890
|Less significant, time is a bigger factor
|More significant, influences transport costs
|Typically within the same city or region
|Oftentimes cross-country or interstate
|Number of Movers
|Fewer needed due to proximity
|More may be required for larger loads
|Basic coverage is often sufficient
|More comprehensive plans are advisable
|Generally simpler with familiar routes
|Requires more planning for access and logistics
|Standard moving services
|Often includes detailed inventory and longer-term tracking