SafeMove or SafeMove Plus — Coverage Series

Here at Moving Insider, we’ve been taking some time to cover the different protection options you have when dealing with rental moving equipment or self-storage units. As we start to wrap up, I want to cover a topic that we get a lot of questions about. People who are moving know that they need some […]

Getting a Moving Truck: What are the Rental Requirements?

When renting a moving truck, there are several rental requirements that must be met for all drivers. Regardless of the company, you will need a valid driver’s license in your state. The laws about driving requirements in your state can be found at this (non-government operated) website: dmv.org. The additional requirements for operating a moving […]

Estimating the Mileage Fees for Your Move

If you’re about to embark on your very first DIY move, then you may be wondering how to budget for your move. In this post, we’ll explain how to figure in the cost of renting a moving truck based on mileage fees for the distance traveled during your move. One Way vs. In-Town Moves The […]

How to Rent a Moving Truck

Updated on 2/10/17 Once you’ve decided that a DIY move is the way to go, you will need to rent a moving truck. Below is the process you can expect when renting a moving truck. Before you rent a truck, remember: There is a minimum age requirement for renting a truck, depending on the company. U-Haul requires […]