It’s wise to shop around for the best products that you purchase, so why not search for the best services? If you’re looking for moving services, then there are a number of criteria that you should keep in mind to choose the best company for the job. Here’s what you should look for in a long-distance mover.

Go Local

When looking for the best long-distance movers, it is best to try to find a reputable local moving company to facilitate your move. When you deal with a local mover you are able to not only have the ability to be in constant communication with the company, you will very often be able to speak directly with the owner. This allows for a much more hands on experience that will provide that additional layer of comfort for a very stressful event in your life.

Check the Price

Long-distance moving is expensive! Be price conscious and working with a moving company that understands your budgeting needs is key. Often when you go with a bigger company, while they might be able to get you from point A to point B, there are many additional expenses that simply don’t happen with many local moving companies. That’s why it is best for Virginia Beach residents to actually use a company based in Virginia Beach.

Schedule an Estimate

This is one of the most important aspects of your long-distance move to ensuring everything goes smoothly. Big multi-state companies will often quote you over the phone based off weight or a specific list of items and if anything varies when you get there they will begin to up-charge you for additional services. With a local Virginia Beach long-distance moving company, not only can you get a in person walk-through, you also have the flexibility to communicate minor changes in your move with no additional charges. When you get an quote, you need to ensure that quote is firm.

Check Local Reviews

You can get a much better understanding from your local peers of how your movers serve your community. No one knows and understands Virginia Beach better than a local!

Contact Us

If you are planning a long-distance move to or from Virginia Beach in the near future and need to get a free estimate or just want some additional general information on how best to plan your move, please feel free to reach out to us — call Scott’s Oceana Moving at 757-961-0990.