How do I pack my things? Need Boxes?
City Moves offers you the choice of a Full | Self | Fragile | Export Packing/Wrapping Service, if however, you decide to pack your properties goods yourself, we can supply you with all your packaging materials needed. Please visit out Online Store and you will be able to find all types of packing materials to help you with your move. Once you have found the goods that you need you can make a secure payment, online and your order is normally dispatched within 24Hours, as long as you have not missed the cut off point of 11am.
Moving check list, just to help you along
Moving can be a very stressful experience and we know that there is alot to do and remember, so City Moves have listed a few reminders of companies etc...that would need to be notified of your relocation.
Post Office | Doctors | Dentist | Vet | Pharmacy | School/s | Insurance Companies | Banks & Other Financial Institutions | Current & Credit Accounts | Savings | Local Authorities - Councils | Loans | Mail Orders | Subscriptions | Book Clubs | Travel/Auto Clubs | Church | Crediors | Utility Suppliers - Gas, Electric & Water | Telephone | Internet Service Provider | Cable/Satellite Provider | TV Licence | Others if applicable
How can I arrange for a quotation for my forthcoming removal?
Call our National Hotline - 08000 302090
, where a trained member of staff will be able to arrange a suitable time & date for one of our surveyors to visit you at your property and offer you a FREE quotation
, with no obligation to use our services. If you are looking for a 'Rough' idea of costs please feel free to follow the link for our Volume Calculator and once you have submitted your information, we will work out the structure of your relocation and call/email you with an approximate quote, based on the list that you provide. > CLICK HERE FOR A FREE ONLINE QUOTE <
How much notice must I give to book a date for packing?
We recommend that you give a minimum of 14 days notice, however, City Moves can appreciate that this is not always possible and we are often able to meet your requirements when notice is less than 7 days. Ideally, as soon as you have been given your exchange dates it is always a good idea to confirm these dates with us.
When do I pay?
City Moves do not ask for any deposit, all we do is take the payment method from you, on the day of booking you in to our system, as a guarantee. We normally process all payments 24-48 hours before your relocation date and bring all paperwork, invoice & receipts out on the move day. City Moves can accept cash payments on day of move, if previously arranged along with bank transfers (TT) and BACS payments, direct in to our account. Please note that all payments would need to be cleared funds before we carry out your relocation, City Moves will NOT be liable for any costs/charges incurred due to unavailable funds.
Do you provide storage?
Yes! In todays market, storage has become an increasingly important role in to play. If you are unable to move directly in to your new property or you are clearing out (decluttering) to present your property ready to market, making space for an extension or need a complete collection service before your move date not to lose the sale of your current house we have tailor made option just for you. If you would like to have more information on our service or discuss this in further detail please feel free to call our helpful staff on 08000 302090.
Can I pack my self?
If you wish to perform a 'Self Packing' service we will provide you with a Free House Moving Pack (size of pack will depend on the size of your property) If you do find that you are in need of further packing materials please visit our Online Packing Store, where you will be able to find and purchase all types of materials needed for your move. City Moves do however strongly recommend that you take advantage of our Professional Packing Service, which we will be happy to offer you a tailor made package dependant on your requirements.
What should I be doing before my moving date?
Please see (listed below) a brief break down of all of the jobs and reminders of important things, that may have slipped your mind because let's face it...this is a stressful time and City Moves are here to help!