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Old 06-29-2017, 05:40 PM
 
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Does anyone know any reputable moving companies that move you long-distance out of northern NH? Getting here was easy, getting out, you're trapped.
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Old 06-30-2017, 04:58 AM
 
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Rent yourself a Uhaul. Do it yourself. I wouldnt want movers touching my stuff. Dings on furniture, broken items, etc. The money they give you for damages is a joke.

Other ideas: Pods, Upack, etc...
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Old 06-30-2017, 06:46 AM
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Maybe Daniels? I haven't used them, but frequently see their trucks. I would avoid Bekins like the plague...they were careless and damaged a lot of stuff when I used them.
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Old 06-30-2017, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Chasing horses and watching circuses in Atropia.
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As a more expensive, but less hands on alternate to Uhaul, will ABF drop a trailer up there?

I've used their "Relocubes" before and was happy. I know quite a few folks who have moved using the ABF trailer. You will pay by the foot, and either load it yourself or have a third party packing company pack it for you.

Edit, and I just saw the mention to ABF above"Upack". My bad.
Edit2, Only posting in here because I'm considering a move to NH in about 36 months.

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Old 06-30-2017, 08:34 AM
 
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McLaughlin Transportation is the Mayflower agent for New Hampshire. You should know that interstate moves are price competitive so get quotes from different movers, especially those affiliated with the big nationwide movers like Mayflower, United, North American, Bekins, Allied and Graebel. Normandeau Trucking, a local mover based in Groveton, NH has some good reviews.
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Old 06-30-2017, 09:03 AM
 
Location: West Madison^WMHT
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I've done the self-move option with a large box truck, it's a real pain, figuratively and literally.

When I moved to NH, I used Smartbox (same basic concept as Relocubes/UPack/PODS). I chose Smartbox because they use wooden packing crates about half the size of a POD, it was easier to fit two of these into my parking place where I was moving from, and also easier to pack each one snug to keep the contents from moving around in transport.
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Old 07-03-2017, 01:47 PM
 
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Ray The Mover - in Manchester, NH. One of the largest in New Hampshire.

All/most of the local movers contract with other movers for the long distance. The local moving companies pick up and take to warehouse to be transferred to long haul movers.

This company goes by weight and not by volume and maybe they all do.

READ any contract that you sign and make sure that there are no hidden costs. And then get the business card from person that you are dealing with and have them verbally state that there are no hidden cost.

Then take pictures of all items and note any damage on anything that you own. Take a complete inventory and list each item for your records.

Having done this before. I checked PODS, UHaul, trailers, etc. Pulling a trailer might be the cheapest if you can. If you go with a POD - check what insurance is included OR what insurance that you have to purchase.
Otherwise they all came in nearly the same price after you add in all costs.

There are a lot of scammers out there that promise a good/lower cost - but sometimes serious problems arise.
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