Families that move a lot know that choosing the best time to move to a new home is on days that most people typically are not. Doing so means that you will have the most flexible resources available to you in terms of when you receive your items, on the time of year, to accommodate weather conditions, size of your shipment, time required to load and unload, and the direction and distance your shipment is traveling. You can save a lot of time and frustration by planning your move as far ahead as possible.
The best days of the week to move are Monday to Thursday most people plan their moves for the weekend.
The best month of the year to move varies depending upon your goals, you may want to avoid May 15th through September 15th which is considered the busiest time for movers. Many families with children choose to move during the summer when school is not in session. But if you choose to move after the summer is over, October through April, you’ll have more cost-saving options to choose from and your mover will have more flexibility to accommodate any changes to your schedule.
The worst days of the week to move are on weekends (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays). Most people request to move on weekends when they are not working. Weekend moves book up quickly.
The worst day of the month to move is on the 1st of the month. Many leases start and end on the 1st or last day of the month.
The absolute best time to move is when you are prepared.
To get started on your move plan, please contact us to arrange your free in-home estimate. It is the most accurate way to get an idea of moving costs is from our experienced estimators. It is an important step in the moving process also recommended to consumers by The American Moving and Storage Association.
The more lead time you can give, the more likely we will be able to meet your preferred delivery schedule. With the help of Clancy’s computer-assisted dispatching system, pickup and delivery dates are scheduled according to the origins and destinations of individual shipments on the trucks, as well as shipment weight.
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