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PODS long distance moving company

A long-distance moving company designed around you

We know there's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all moving solution. We're here for you with full, personalized support for your unique needs.
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Long-distance moving with more value & less stress

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Cost-effective and budget-friendly

Compared to full-service moving companies and rental trucks, PODS is the best value for long distance moves when you consider what you’re getting.

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Pay-as-you-go pricing with no deposits

With PODS, you don't need to pay for your entire move upfront, making it easier on your budget. And like with most hotel reservations, you can reserve your moving container with a credit card — no payments due until 7 days before your container delivery.

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Take your time

At PODS, you rent your containers by the month, so you can take your time loading and unloading, eliminating the chaos of a house full of boxes, and sparing yourself a lot of stress.

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Watch how PODS long-distance moving works

Matt and Amy needed to get their stuff halfway across the country and keep some items in storage while they looked for a new home. PODS portable containers were the perfect solution. Watch their story.
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How moving long-distance with PODS works

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Get It & Load It

We deliver your container. Take all the time you need to load it -- and there's no need to meet the driver, as PODS is a contactless service. Load on your schedule, right in your driveway. Want help? We can connect you with local packing and loading companies.

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Keep It

Choose on-site storage and keep your container on your property as long as you like for anytime access to your stuff.

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Store It

We can also pick up your loaded container and bring it to a local PODS Storage Center for safekeeping until you need it.

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Move It

We'll take care of driving your portable container to your new home, whether you're moving across town or across the country.

 

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Perfect for moving cross country, state to state, or even to Canada

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Cross-country and cross-border moving made easy

Portable containers are ideal for long-distance moves, moving across the country or moving to Canada, especially if you haven't quite figured out your final housing. That's because storage is built into every move, so you can take your time finding a new place.

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Downsizing before you move

Need to get rid of some stuff? We hear you. Keep your PODS container in your driveway while you sift through everything. Then, we can pick it up and bring it to a secure Storage Center, ship it to wherever you need, or both.

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Affordable & easy home staging

If you're staging your home for sale before a long-distance move, you can always use a PODS container to stow away your extra belongings. Once the house is sold, we'll bring your unit back so you can load the rest of your things. When you're ready to go, we'll move it all to your new place. Talk about efficient!

Learn more about home staging.

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Uncertain or complex moves

Sure about your closing date but unsure about your move-in date? No need to stress — you've got your PODS personal moving and storage team here to help with built-in storage and flexible scheduling. Whether you need more time looking for a new home or are finishing up home renovations after a long-distance move, we'll deliver your essentials to a temporary apartment in your new city and store the rest at a secure Storage Center nearby.

 
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Cross-country and cross-border moving made easy

Portable containers are ideal for long-distance moves or moving across the country for a job, especially if you haven’t quite figured out your final house. That’s because storage is built into every move, so you can take your time finding a new place. We can even move you to Canada – we’re cross-border experts, too.
 
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DOWNSIZING BEFORE YOUR MOVE

PODS offers unlimited time and space, so you can keep a container in your driveway while you decide what to get rid of. Then, we can pick it up and bring it to a secure Storage Center, ship it to your kids, or both.
 
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Affordable & Easy Home staging

If you’re staging your home for sale before a long-distance move and need to reduce the clutter, you can always use a PODS container to store the things you don’t want. Once the house is sold, we’ll bring your unit back so you can load the rest of your things. When you’re ready to go, we’ll move it all to your new place. Now that’s efficient! 
Learn more about home staging
 
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Uncertain or complex moves

Sure about your closing date but unsure about your move-in date? Then built-in storage and flexible scheduling are just what you need. Whether you need more time looking for a new home or are finishing up home renovations after a long-distance move, we'll deliver your essentials to a temporary apartment in your new city and store the rest at a secure Storage Centre nearby. 
 
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Moving to Canada?

If you’re planning a move to Canada, we’ve got you covered. We’ve been moving people north of the border for years and we understand the ins and outs of cross-border moving.
Our moving and storage experts know the documentation you’ll need for a successful cross-border move and we’ve got helpful tips and information you need to be aware of before you start packing.
 
 

Safe, Easy, and Flexible Moving

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Your stuff won't get mixed up

Traditional moving companies will often transport several customers’ belongings in the same truck, increasing the possibility of mix-ups and lost items during transit. PODS containers are loaded by you, locked by you, and unlocked by you, eliminating these possibilities completely. 
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No delivery address necessary

PODS is perfect for moves when you haven’t quite figured out where you’re going to live yet. Whether you’re starting a new job ASAP and still need time to look for a place, or your new home is being renovated before you move in, our built-in storage options make it easy to store your stuff with us until you’re ready for it. 
Learn more about PODS Storage Facilities
 
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Change of plans? No worries.

Moving can be complicated, and we understand that sometimes things can change. With PODS, it’s never a problem. We’re built to be flexible, so we can reschedule dates and destinations quickly and easily. 
 
Need help packing and loading your container?

Get help packing and loading

In addition to the mental stress of planning and scheduling your move, there's the physical challenge of packing your entire home and loading it into a truck. But we refer local, professional packing and loading services to do as much or as little as you'd like, so you can save your energy for the housewarming party. 

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The Right Move for Long-Distance Moves

Nancy W., Spokane, WA

“I moved across the country and used PODS to store and move my belongings. PODS did an excellent job with every aspect of the move. I could not be happier with my experience! Each person I encountered, both on the phone and in person, was extremely professional and helpful. I will recommend PODS to anyone with moving and storage needs.” 

Lori Y., Bensenville, IL

“Ideal for long-distance moves. Good customer service.  Contents in good condition.”

Jason S., Dallas, TX

”Very easy overall. Competitive pricing with U-Haul and other moving companies for long-distance moves.” 

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