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Man & Van Booking Questions

Booking a service like a Man with a Van can be a little daunting, it’s not cheap and you may not be sure about what actually needs doing. Don’t worry, we’ve got you. When you request a quote, we will take the time to talk with you to find out what it is you need us to do. We know what questions need asking and we’ll be able to create a good idea of how long you’ll need to book the van for. Here are the standard questions we ask, the better you can answer there, the better our quote will be. Check out our hints and tips for more info on timings, van sizes, and ways to save money when moving.

  • Pick up and drop off location
  • Start time
  • What are you using the service for?
  • Moving home? what size is the pick-up property?
  • Moving office? How many desks?
  • What is access like at the pick-up property?
    • Parking outside/distance from the property?
    • Parking costs/restrictions?
    • Ground floor, multiple floors?
    • If a flat or office is in a block, is it close to the building entrance? How long does it take to get from the building entrance to the flat?
    • Is there a lift? What floor is the flat on?
  • Do you require any help dismantling any furniture
  • Do you need any packing materials?
  • Do you want to book a cleaning after the move?
  • What is access like at the delivery property?
    • Parking outside/distance from the property?
    • Parking costs/restrictions?
    • Ground floor, multiple floors?
    • If a flat or office is in a block, is it close to the building entrance? How long does it take to get from the building entrance to the flat?
    • Is there a lift? What floor is the flat on?
  • Do you want any furniture reassembled?
  • Are you providing any labour support?
  • How many movers should we send, just the driver, driver +1, Driver +2