Moving is a big deal no matter how close (or far) your relocation. When choosing a Tucson moving company, you want to find professionals who offer careful, hassle-free moves at a reasonable price. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best movers in Tucson that provide reliable service at competitive rates.
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Tucson has a population of 535,677, ranking it 33rd among U.S. cities and second only to Phoenix in Arizona. The population in Tucson has continued to grow recently—nearly 10,000 people moved to the city last year. Around 6,000 of those people moved from other U.S. states.
Whether you’re moving to Tucson to take advantage of the city’s temperate climate or leaving Tucson to pursue career opportunities, it’s essential to find the right mover to eliminate the hassle of relocation.
The cost of moving in Tucson
Moving to or from Tucson can cost more than you expect. Be sure to research and request a quote from several companies before selecting a company to move your belongings. Additional services that may not be included in your estimate include:
Packing labor and supplies: Full-service moving companies offer packing services at an additional cost that may not be included in the initial quote.
Moving insurance: Some companies provide free basic protection, but you may want to consider upgrading your coverage if you’re moving valuable items.
Assembly fees: Movers may charge an extra fee for assembling and taking apart large pieces of furniture to be transported safely.
Stair fees: If you’re moving into an apartment building with no elevator, you may be charged an extra fee for carrying boxes up and down the stairs.
When you receive a quote from a company, ask if the quote is binding. If the quote is nonbinding, you may be surprised to receive a bill higher than you expected.
If you are relocating from another state, you’ll want to hire an interstate moving company that meets specific regulatory requirements. These movers generally charge on the weight being moved and the distance traveled. Local movers typically charge an hourly rate with a minimum number of billed hours.
Peak moving season in Tucson starts in May and ends in July. Moving companies will typically charge more during this time and may not be available when you want to schedule them. Ideally, fall and winter are the best seasons to plan a move since prices are lower and the weather is cooler.
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Colonial Van Lines is a family-owned and -operated company that handles local and long-distance moves. The company offers a wide selection of services, including simple packing services and full-service moves. Customers in Tucson can receive free, expedited estimates through the Colonial Van Lines moving app.
Mile High Van Lines
Founded in Denver in 2008, Mile High Van Lines has expanded its service area for state-to-state moves. Interstate moving services can include packing and extra furniture protection. A consultant assigned to you will make your move less stressful. Customer reviews say Mile High movers are timely and hard working while customer service is attentive and professional.
For state-to-state moves, American Van Lines is a national company offering residential, corporate and military relocation. Last-minute moves are considered for no additional fee. Fragile items, such as pianos, fine arts and antiques are moved by trained and certified professionals. American Van Lines prides themselves on a fleet of modern trucks with air-ride suspension so your belongings arrive no worse for wear.
Nicolosi Movers has been serving Tucson residents since 1989. The family-owned business offers specialized moving services for a hassle-free experience. Customers don’t have to worry about assembly fees—the company will disassemble and reassemble most household items at no extra charge. Tucson customers say the company sets the standard for movers.
Abba & Sons Moving
Abba & Sons Moving is a Tucson-based company dedicated to helping its customers move with minimum stress and maximum efficiency. The company provides home, office and apartment moves. Tucson customers say the company offers competitive rates and has a friendly, accommodating staff.
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