The little extra's that could cost you!
When you are selecting a moving removalist there are many terms that come up that you have no idea what they actually entail. It is essential that you understand all the costs involved in your move before you begin, from terms such as “travel time” to whether or not you need to purchase extra insurance.
Travel time, the time taken for the removalist to get from the depot to your pick up address. It also includes the time taken to get back to the depot from the drop off address. When looking at the shortlist of removalists it is a good idea to make sure you have a clear understanding of what you are getting for your money and what may cost you more. Some companies will charge extra for travel time, while others will have it included in the initial quote. It is important to make sure you have a clear understanding of what extra costs may involve. Â
While some companies include insurance in their quote, if you have beloved items, like family heirlooms you may want to have a safer cover. Search around for what companies offer the best in terms of insurance. Insurance is a safe “just in case” thing to consider, the chances of you actually needing to claim are unlikely but you want to be clear before the big move.
Some removalist companies may also have extra charges for particular credit cards, at a time where money could be tight it is important that you are aware of these little costs before it is too late.
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