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Old 05-22-2010, 07:52 AM
 
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Default Pod for a very small move?

My stuff will only fill a small pod, 7x8.5 by....

So why is it that i'm being told there is a 2100 lb minimum?
yes, it will be from east to west coast. is there a cheaper way to do this?

Anxious Arnie wants $2,995 I think not!

cargo via plane?
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Old 05-22-2010, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Central Fl
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You might want to check with ABF. I believe they are less expensive and smaller.......they call theirs "U-Pack". I do not know the details.....

Frank
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Old 05-22-2010, 01:42 PM
 
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Thanks Frank .

I checked them out and they are a little less costly. Again, TY for your kindness :-)
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Old 05-22-2010, 03:33 PM
 
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Before you spend too much time comparing self service containerized shipping options, you might want to investigate if they're even allowed where you're moving from and to. Many municipal and private property regulations don't allow unattended mobile/portable containers or trailers to be dropped on public or private thoroughfares.

If you don't have too much to ship, it's frequently more cost effective to sell your furniture/electronics here, buy replacements there and ship you prized personal effects via USPS.
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Old 05-23-2010, 04:21 PM
 
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Thanks Rikki!

I live near a collage campus, where, currently there are portables everywhere! I think the students mainly store for the summer. Where I am going will not be an issue at all.

I am thinking I may very well be able to get to the 'minimum weight', that is, if there really is one (working on it). I know that mainly its the issue of it being the high season for moving that can cause the rates to be up there!
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Old 05-24-2010, 07:44 AM
 
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There are many spin off PODS companies out there to check out. I know one company SAM lets you choose different sized units, including a small one.
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