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PODS® Rates for Moving Across Country vs. U-Pack

August 28th, 2012 - 2:47 PM

If you’re curious about how PODS® rates compare to U-Pack rates when you’re moving cross country, get a free online moving quote and put them side-by-side. U-Pack almost always offers the lower price.

Service Matters
Moving with portable storage containers is a popular way to move, so knowing exactly what you’re getting out of your moving container is important. Here’s a breakdown of what you get with PODS® and how it compares to U-Pack:  

  • Your Price
    The price you get from U-Pack includes driving, fuel, taxes, highway tolls and liability coverage. No franchise fees. U-Pack’s lower prices are definitely a plus!
  • The Equipment
    PODS® has three container sizes to choose from, while U-Pack has the ReloCube® and the moving trailer. While the variety of sizes might be appealing, you can reserve as many ReloCubes as you think you may need, and only pay for what you actually use, or pay for the linear footage you use in the moving trailer—our customers love the flexibility!
  • The Service Area
    U-Pack provides door-to-door service to 90% of the country, and has almost 300 moving service centers across the U.S, including Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii. Unlike U-Pack, PODS® is not yet able to provide service to Puerto Rico, Mexico, or Alaska. If you’ve requested a quote from PODS® and discovered that they’re unable to service your area, call U-Pack – when you’re moving long distance, we’re able to provide a solution almost every time.
  • Your Move
    U-Pack moves are serviced by ABF, one of the safest, most efficient commercial carriers in the industry. A professional ABF driver can move your belongings cross-country in an average of 2 to 5 business days. PODS® transit times are not mentioned online, so make sure to ask.

Go U-Pack!
Load it. Lock it. Keep the key. U-Pack customers love the peace-of-mind that comes with knowing their belongings are traveling with ABF – the only six-time winner of the President’s Award for Safety. Your belongings are in good hands.  

Get a free moving quote from U-Pack and compare it to PODS®. If you have questions about PODS® rates for moving across country compared to U-Pack rates, leave a comment or call 800-413-4799—we’ll be happy to answer them!


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