5 Tips on How to Rent a Moving Truck
Tamara E. Holmes
When you need to transport a lot of possessions to a self-storage unit
or to a new home, hiring movers to do the job can be expensive. In fact, according to the American Moving & Storage Association, the average professional moving job within the same state costs about $1,170. On the other hand, you can rent a moving truck
for less than $100 a day, according to price comparison site CostHelper.com.
If money’s a major concern, doing it yourself could be your best option, but it’s important to develop a plan, said Dave Baptisti, director of national consumer sales and programs at Penske Truck Leasing. Here’s what you need to know to get the best deal on a moving truck and take charge of your move.