At Compare My Move, we help over 500,000 movers save on their removal company costs each year.
If you’re looking for a trusted removal company but not sure where to start, we’re here to help. We can connect you with up to 6 reliable and professional removal companies near you so you can compare the best quotes for your move.
Rest assured, we only work with removal companies that pass our verification process. This means they all have Goods in Transit and Public Liability insurance to ensure full protection to your personal belongings.
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Moving house is stressful enough without worrying about the hassle of packing, dismantling furniture and then unpacking, all while making it work around your other arrangements. Using a professional removal company for your move will save you time, money and effort to ensure a stress-free move.
Many people assume they'll save money by not using a removal company, but a trusted removal company will have the expertise, qualifications and specialist equipment to safely transport even your most valuable items. You’ll also have added peace of mind knowing all our removal companies have Goods in Transit insurance and Public Liability insurance.
Andy White, a previous Compare My Move customer, recalls how the removal company he chose was incredibly punctual, professional and hard-working. Despite only moving a short distance, he said the team still worked with maximum efficiency and effort, ensuring a quick and seamless moving day for both Andy and his wife.
To learn more about the benefits of hiring a removal company, explore our Happy Movers.
"Fantastic, fast, efficient and caring. Arrived when they said and was very helpful. Have moved several times before using other removal company's but this removal company is by far the best we have ever used. Would highly recommend them."
Graham Squire on 17/05/21
Moving from Bristol
"Lovely guys who did a great job"
Lindsay on 16/05/21
Moving from Ashford
"The servey was completed quickly despite high demand.
The surveyor was kind enough to call me prior to the viewing to ensure ,he directly addressed my concerns.
The results of the survey enabled me to make my final decision, as it gave me an insight I otherwise wouldn't have had."
Ryan Kilmister on 16/05/21
Moving from Runcorn
"Efficient, friendly, great work!"
Nadya on 16/05/21
Moving from London
The average removal company cost in the UK is £1,181. This is the total cost for a 3-bedroom house move travelling 50 miles, including £806 for loading and unloading, £250 for packing services and materials and £125 for dismantling and reassembling furniture.
This is just an average cost and the total cost for your removal company will vary depending on a variety of factors including; distance of the move, additional services required, size of the house and the removal company’s rates.
To ensure you get a good deal on your removal company costs, it’s important to compare removal quotes from a few companies. This way you get to talk to a range of removal companies to discuss the services you require and find the best price for your move.
To learn more about the cost of your removals, read How Much Does a Removal Company Cost.
Average removal company costs 2021
Compare My Move work hard to bring you the latest research and data for your move in the UK. Our data shows that the most popular month for a house move in the UK is August, with 10.39% of movers opting for this month. July is the second favourite month for our UK movers, with a further 9.85% wanting a summer move.
A December move is the least popular month for a UK move, with just 6.51% wanting to move around Christmas time. Another unpopular time of year to move in the UK is February, with a further 6.80% opting for a winter move. As the days are colder and darker around this time of year, we can see why the summer months are the most popular for a move.
We have a network of over 400 removal companies in the UK, ready and waiting to help make your house move stress-free. We can connect you with up to 6 professional and reliable removal companies near you, helping you save up to 70% on your removal company costs.
Most popular months to move house in the UK 2021
According to our data, the best day to move house in the UK is a Friday, with 28.66% of all house moves in the UK happening on this day. The second most popular day to move house is a Saturday, with almost 20% of all moves occurring on the weekend. The extra time off work over the weekend seems to be attractive to most UK movers, giving them that all-important time to settle in their new place.
Our data revealed that the least favourite day of the week for a house move in the UK is a Sunday, with just 5.83% choosing to book their removal company for this day. Another unpopular day for a UK move is a Tuesday, with a further 8.35% of movers opting for a weekday move.
Rest assured, our UK removal companies can help with your house move any day of the week. They can tailor your move to match your specific requirements, whether you want to book your removal company for a Tuesday or a Friday.
To learn more about what day to move, read When is the Best Day to Move House.
Most popular day to move house in the UK 2021
The housing market is fully open throughout the UK, which means you can hire a removal company, book a house viewing and instruct a conveyancing solicitor to help with the move.
Rest assured, all removal companies have adapted how they operate and have implemented safety measures to make moving day as safe and stress-free as possible for you.
They must adhere to safety precautions such as social distancing and regularly sanitising their vehicles and equipment to stop the spread of the virus.
To learn more about Covid-19 and moving house, read Moving House During Lockdown 2021.
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