Military Discounts for Military Families for PCS and Moving
If you have a move in your future, you know you are going to have to spend some money. Why not use some PCS and moving discounts to help save you save a little during your move? It is true that most military members are packed and shipped for PCS purposes by government contractors, but what about when you need to move to a new house while at your current duty station?
If you are moving and you aren’t on PCS orders, you’ll likely be the one paying for the moving van and other moving services. Here are some featuring military discounts for moving companies and packing and storage options. Ever little bit of savings will help.
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Storage and Moving Companies with Military Discounts
Here are some storage and moving companies with military discounts to help you save a little money.
You can use UShip to price, book and ship everything you might need to be moved to a new place, including cars, freight, and furniture. They have partnered with ID.me to offer access to exclusive discounts and promotions for active duty, retirees, veterans, and military spouses. You can save up to 61% on moving and relocation services with special discounted listings and no transaction fees.
With U-Pack, you pack and load a moving trailer or container, and they do the driving. They can help you with your do-it-yourself move and all the planning with comparable rates. They will give you a $50 discount to save on your U-Pack move. For more info, please go here.
With PODS they will deliver an empty container, then you pack it up, and they will then deliver it to your new location. They can also store the PODS if need be, which is handy if you can’t take everything you want with you where you move but know you will want your things later. They offer a 10% off military discount for active duty, retired, and veteran members of the US Forces.
SmartBox containers can be used to pack up your items, then they will come and pick up the container, and either move it or store it for you. They offer $20 off your order if you are active duty which can be used towards storage and moving services.
With Penske Truck Rental you can rent a truck to move yourself. They offer a 10% discount with a military or veteran id. They have a dedicated call center to assist active duty and veterans as well as their family with do-it-yourself moves.
Budget Truck Rental will allow you to rent a moving truck and will give you a 20% military discount if you are traveling with orders.
Oz Moving and Storage is available when you are moving within the NY or NJ areas, within California, or when making a cross-country trip. They offer moving discounts for active duty members as well as veteran discounts to retired and non-active members of the army, navy, marines, air force, as well as the national guard and reserves. The discount is 10% off on moving and storage services for local moves and 5% on all services for long-distance moves. They also offer free moving boxes for military members and veterans.
If you are traveling with orders to go overseas, you can receive $125 off for your first pet and $25 for each additional by using the Pet Air Carrier military discount. If all travel health documents are completed, and you only have booking and airline documents to produce, your discount will be $150 for the first pet and $50 for each additional pet. This company can also clear customs and forward your pet when returning to the US from overseas. They can also provide boarding if need be.
CubeSmart offers self-storage facilities. They have a 5% off military discount for active duty military. This discount is in addition to any other specials or promotions available on their storage space.
1-800-PACK-RAT assists families with local moving, long-distance moving, and temporary or long-term storage. They offer a 10% off military discount with a code to active duty and retired military.
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