Moving to a new house? Consider hiring your own van

Moving to a new house? Consider hiring your own van

Whether you’re a homeowner or a tenant, moving to a new house is rarely straightforward. After weeks of packing and sorting everything for your move, the next big challenge will be deciding how you are going to get everything from your old house to your new home. If you’re looking for a cheaper and more convenient way to move house, then instead of using a costly removal company, you could hire a rental van.

Here are three good reasons why you should consider hiring a van to move house:

1. Save time

Whether you’re moving locally or to another part of the country, driving back and forth in more than one car is going to take up hours of your time. So, why make several trips to your new home, when you can hire a van and move all your belongings in one go? One top tip: set aside cool boxes for chilled or frozen food to move on the day, including some basics like milk, so you can enjoy a cuppa before you set off!

2. Save costs

Home removal companies tend to be very pricey and, unless you book well in advance, you may not have much flexibility on dates. So, if you’re looking to save some money and work to your own timings, why not hire a rental van? Ask family and friends to help you with your move, and then reward them with a housewarming party afterwards at your new home!

3. Save the planet

Making multiple trips in several vehicles will increase the level of polluting fuel transmissions. Instead, use one large van to transport all your belongings. Start planning at least two months ahead; this will give you plenty of time to find suitable packing materials and boxes. Try to use recycled cardboard or another sustainable material. Label each box with the name of the intended room. Not only will you be reducing your impact on the planet, but you will be starting your new chapter in an organised manner.
Before you choose a rental van to move house, always remember to check the vehicle size. If you need any help, then speak to our team for advice. Whatever size of van you need to move your belongings to your new home, we can help…

For guidance on hiring a van or car, please read our previous blog, Why Hiring a Car or Van Could Be a Better Option Than Buying.

If you are about to move house, why not check our Practical Car & Van Rental (Leicester) Ltd website for availability? We have a wide range of vehicles available at competitive rates, including the new Peugeot Boxer Low Loader, Luton Vans and 7.5 Tonne Lorries. If you need help, please call 0116 282 6667.

Don’t forget our ‘month of love’ special offer during February! As a valued Jordan Motors customer, you will receive a complimentary car valet with every full service booked in between 1 – 29 February 2020 inclusive. Please quote LOVE CARS. T&Cs apply.

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