Estimate and Calculate Your Moving Costs
Obtaining a moving quote is an excellent way to begin choosing a moving company. However, you must be careful when comparing your moving quotes as some quotes may only be estimates and many do not include extra charges associated with your move.
The known and unknown costs of moving typically include:
- Truck rental
- Additional truck charges
- On average, you may pay an additional $.69 / kilometre
- On average, you may pay $.20 / kilometre*
- Time spent driving a rental truck
- Towing your car
At PODS we are straightforward with all your moving costs so there’s no need to worry about extra expenses adding up later. Keep in mind the additional moving costs listed above when considering the PODS solution below.
A PODS moving quote will include:
- Transportation of your goods – we do all the driving so you don’t have to drive a truck in unfamiliar territory or worry about accidents, parking and breakdowns.
- No additional truck charges per kilometre or fuel charges.
- The flexibility to load and unload on your schedule versus one day with a rental truck plus potential late fees.
- Ground-level container to load your belongings, instead of climbing up a ramp multiple times to load a truck.
- Storage of your container on-site or in one of our secure Storage Centres.
- Secure moving containers to keep your stuff safe.
* Based on the national average fuel price of $99.8 on 01/29/2010 and is calculated by the Ministry of Transportation.