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Unicorn Moving & Storage - Austin, TX

As the Live Music Capital of the World known for its slogan, “Keep Austin Weird,” Austin, Texas has so much to offer, it’s hard to know where to start! One of the biggest challenges of moving to Austin is deciding what to do each day with something fun always around the corner.

There may be up to 100 live shows in a single night plus some of the country’s best urban parks with boating, hiking, swimming, and fishing at your fingertips. Austin also boasts a thriving jobs market with a huge tech market that has earned it yet another nickname: Silicon Hills. Are you planning to relocate to or within the Austin area? Unicorn Moving & Storage is ready to make the moving process as easy and hassle free as possible. Our business was founded with a commitment to dependability, professionalism, and expertise. We go the extra mile, and that’s why we are continually voted the Best Austin Movers. We serve all of Austin Texas and surrounding areas of Central Texas with local and long distance moving services!

Stress Free Relocation Austin Services

Whether you’re changing neighborhoods in the city or embarking on a cross-country move, the moving experience should be the thrilling start to a new chapter in your life, not a challenging and stressful event. After all, you probably have important reasons for relocating and enough on your plate without worrying about the logistics and planning.

You may be getting ready for a long distance relocation to or from the Austin area. Austin TX is America’s fastest growing metro area with a population that’s growing by around 180 people every day! Still, many people leave the city, too, to be closer to family, explore new job opportunities, or just for a different climate or amenities.

Many of the relocations our moving crew handles are local moves within the Austin metro area or Central Texas. You may be relocating to a new neighborhood because you’re buying a house, starting a new job, or interested in better schools or amenities. Maybe you’re moving to downtown Austin for the walkability and short commute or relocating to the suburbs for the space, schools, and lower cost of living. You may be planning a move because you’re buying a house, downsizing, or need housing that better fits the changing needs of your family.

No matter where life is taking you, near or far, you can count on the best Austin moving company to take the stress and hard work out of moving day. Unicorn Moving & Storage makes it easy to customize the services you receive to fit your needs and budget with friendly moving experts to help you every step of the way.

Austin Movers You Can Count On

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Benefits of Hiring Professional Austin Movers

There’s no doubt that moving can be stressful – but it doesn’t need to be with one of the best Austin moving companies by your side. Our friendly movers are ready to do a fantastic job of coordinating your relocation, handling the logistics, and taking care of the challenging aspects of your move.

Here are some of the ways our professional movers in Austin and support staff are ready to meet your moving needs.

Unicorn movers have an average 9 years of experience to guarantee your belongings are handled by a qualified team. Our moving & storage company takes pride in our commitment to excellence which shows in our sterling reviews and awards. That’s why more than 70% of our business comes from referrals and repeat customers who time and again choose us for future moves.

Give us a call to learn more about our tailored services and how we ensure your belongings safely reach your new house without delays or surprises.

Our Austin Moving Services

Unicorn Moving & Storage is a full service moving company in Austin. We take pride in delivering personalized and award-winning moving services to meet all your moving needs. Here’s an overview of the services we offer, all tailored to the unique circumstances of every job.

How to Choose the Best Austin Moving Company

For the best moving experience without unpleasant surprises, we recommend doing your homework before hiring an Austin moving company. Here is what we recommend looking for to make sure your moving needs are met.

Licensed & Insured

Moving companies in Texas must be licensed with the TxDMV. They must also carry minimum insurance: auto liability coverage ($300,000 min), accident insurance or workers’ comp ($300,000), and cargo insurance ($5,000 min). For a long distance relocation, make sure they have a valid US DOT number. Moves across state lines require a federal US DOT license.
For your protection, choose a company with insurance coverage beyond the minimum. Verify their credentials to make sure their license is valid.
You can review this Rights and Responsibilities brochure to better understand your rights as a customer.

Services You Need

When you request moving information, make sure you discuss the details of your relocation to ensure the company offers the services you are looking for. Some moving companies do not handle pianos or certain heavy objects, for example, while others only perform local but not long distance relocations.

Why Unicorn Moving & Storage is the Best Austin Moving Company for Dependable Great Service

At Unicorn Moving & Storage, we have more than 25 years of industry experience. We are proud to have been voted the Best Austin Mover by Austin American-Statesman readers for 6 of the past 8 years. You can count on our team to arrive with great attitudes, ensure your items safely arrive at your new location, and give you the stress free move you deserve.
Our background checked movers have an average of 9 years of moving experience – we only hire movers with a minimum of 2 years’ experience! More than 70% of our business is from past customers and referrals. Check out real reviews from our customers in Austin, TX!

Honest, Competitive Pricing

A reputable, licensed Austin mover will provide a written proposal and later a written contract for you to sign. Read these documents carefully. Their pricing structure should be transparent without hidden gotchas. You should not be assessed any additional charges once the contract is signed unless you agree to do so in writing.

Vetted & Experienced Team of Austin Movers

Don’t be afraid to ask questions! For a positive Austin moving experience, make sure the company uses only employees, not temporary crews, and performs background checks. The team that will be trusted with your belongings should have years of experience in the moving industry  

Positive Reviews from Past Customers

Finally, check reviews from past customers to see what kind of experience you can expect. You want to see a history of extremely professional job performance. Be wary of reviews that seem to make similar complaints about delays, communication, damage, or hidden charges. You can also check for complaints filed with the BBB and the TxDMV.

How Much Do Movers Cost in Austin?

The average price for movers depends on many factors like the type of move, distance, moving date, volume of belongings, and accessibility at your home. As a general rule, Austin movers by the hour handle local relocations with an hourly rate based on the number of movers. Interstate and long distance relocations usually have a flat price. 
With Unicorn Moving & Storage, you can count on competitive pricing for our Austin movers and storage solutions. Give us a call for a free estimate personalized to your needs!

Questions People Ask Austin Movers

Should you tip movers in Austin?

It isn’t mandatory, but tipping the team for a job done well is always appreciated. If you were impressed with the service you received, a good rule of thumb is 5-10% of the total cost or $5 per hour per mover.

Can movers pack up your house?

Moving specialists can perform customized packing services including full packing of your entire home, custom crating of fragile belongings, and packing items you aren’t comfortable packing yourself.

Can movers disassemble furniture?

Professional movers can handle furniture disassembly, prep, and reassembly as well as furniture arrangement in your new location.

Austin Moving Tips for a Worry-Free Moving Process

Unicorn Moving & Storage: The Best Moving Company in Austin

Ready for a worry-free relocation? Our 5-star movers in Austin are ready to help. Call Unicorn Moving & Storage today at 512-339-9922 for a free estimate on your Austin moving service.