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Professionals

406 Packers and Movers in New Delhi

  • Aadhunik Packers And Movers Pvt Ltd Aadhunik Packers And Movers Pvt Ltd
    Aadhunik Packers And Movers Pvt Ltd
    Rangpuri, New Delhi, Delhi, India
    4.7
    (520 reviews) Hired 181 times on UrbanClap
    • ps
      pritam singh rawathired Aadhunik Packers And Movers Pvt Ltd
      3.0

      Pathetic service. No doubt they are cheap but please refrain from these people if you have costly goods. My every furniture is dented now. My brand new fridge got a dent. I am not at all satisfied with their service.

    • h
      hitesh hired Aadhunik Packers And Movers Pvt Ltd
      5.0

      On time and love it... No hassles at all.

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  • Shree Shyam International Packers and MoversShree Shyam International Packers and Movers
    Shree Shyam International Packers and Movers
    Mahipalpur, New Delhi, Delhi, India
    4.4
    (178 reviews) Hired 149 times on UrbanClap
    • jp
      jayendra pal singhhired Shree Shyam International Packers and Movers
      4.5

      Packing Material was just ok . Packing Unpacking Transfer was on time.

    • ak
      abhinav kohlihired Shree Shyam International Packers and Movers
      4.0

      Overall a good experience and a timely one. The consumables like bubble wrap and foam mats were limited and some of the items were packed without them. One of the furniture item got damaged. As the damage wasn't significant, we didn't file for insurance claim but we had to get it fixed from a local carpenter.

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  • Vaishno Packers And Movers Private limitedVaishno Packers And Movers Private limited
    Vaishno Packers And Movers Private limited
    DLF Phase 5, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
    4.7
    (135 reviews) Hired 104 times on UrbanClap
    • pp
      philausy paulhired Vaishno Packers And Movers Private limited
      5.0

      Affordable rate, good service, good staff.

    • as
      abhushan sarrafhired Vaishno Packers And Movers Private limited
      4.0

      The services were fine mostly. The only problem was that a couple of glasses were broken when we unpacked, despite the fact that we told the person to pack it a little carefully and a little more cushion but he was a little adamant that it won't break. Additionally some of the flower pots and moss sticks were broken on arrival. We could not see it then and thus could not highlight it then. Overall decent work and behaviour by the working staff.

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  • Unicon Packers and MoversUnicon Packers and Movers
    Unicon Packers and Movers
    Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India
    4.3
    (119 reviews) Hired 90 times on UrbanClap
    • vc
      vineet chhabrahired Unicon Packers and Movers
      3.0

      They charged more after taking the stuff in their warehouse citinh extra carton which was already discussed during the booking. Service was okay. Charging wise expensive option

    • ha
      haziq alihired Unicon Packers and Movers
      3.0

      Charged extra money after packing and taking goods. Apart from that, everyhting was ok. Would not hire again. Would only recommend as a last resort.

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  • Just Packers and MoversJust Packers and Movers
    Just Packers and Movers
    Kalandi Kunj Bus Stop, Jasola, New Delhi, Delhi, India
    4.3
    (115 reviews) Hired 78 times on UrbanClap
    • j
      jyotsanahired Just Packers and Movers
      4.0

      Little bit of scratches on bed but decent service overall.

    • kg
      kuber gaurhired Just Packers and Movers
      5.0

      Good Job !! - arrived on time - Safely moved the goods - competitive pricing

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  • Planet Packers and MoversPlanet Packers and Movers
    Planet Packers and Movers
    Munirka, New Delhi, Delhi, India
    4.7
    (112 reviews) Hired 107 times on UrbanClap
    • ab
      arunavo banerjeehired Planet Packers and Movers
      4.0

      Well behaved staff , timely service, neatly done packing and delivery.

    • v
      vinayhired Planet Packers and Movers
      4.5

      Service was excellent, staff was cooperative , infact they helped us to clean the stuff before packing. Coordination & Supervision was in Sync among the members. Overall good service of packaging & transferring the goods without having any damage.

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  • Galaxy Packers and MoversGalaxy Packers and Movers
    Galaxy Packers and Movers
    Dwarka, Delhi, India
    4.4
    (111 reviews) Hired 121 times on UrbanClap
    • ne
      nabam estherhired Galaxy Packers and Movers
      5.0

      I had really bad experience with other movers. They were actually a band of labours who called themselves “professionals” and broke my bed. These guys were gentle with my things, they were very polite and got the things packed and shifted very efficiently. Thank you.

    • rr
      ridhi rkhired Galaxy Packers and Movers
      3.0

      Barring the two boys who packed my kids' stuff neatly, I feel none of the other guys knew what they were doing. 1. They reached around 10.30 when I asked them to come at 9am 2. The packing methodology was down right silly. Excessive and unnecessary use of bubble wrap. Even an unbreakable item like a plastic block was wrapped using multiple layers of bubble wrap. 3. The boxes were neither segregated nor marked properly. I found a t- shirt in a shoe carton. 4. The boys worked late till 1.30 am! They are surely hardworking but need more training and guidance to learn smart working 5. Definitely not value for money.

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  • Air Cargo Packers and LogisticsAir Cargo Packers and Logistics
    Air Cargo Packers and Logistics
    Rangpuri, Milakpur Kohi Rangpuri, Mahipalpur, New Delhi, Delhi, India
    4.6
    (101 reviews) Hired 99 times on UrbanClap
    • ha
      himanshu agarwalhired Air Cargo Packers and Logistics
      5.0

      Awesome service. After lots of brainstorming, I got this best deal. Never hesitate to get the service from Aircargo.

    • ag
      arun goswamihired Air Cargo Packers and Logistics
      5.0

      Very good service. My society has not allowed to use the lift, but they have done a wonderful job. Thanks.

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  • Mahalaxmi Packers & MoversMahalaxmi Packers & Movers
    Mahalaxmi Packers & Movers
    Kapashera, Delhi, India
    4.3
    (100 reviews) Hired 93 times on UrbanClap
    • b
      barryhired Mahalaxmi Packers & Movers
      5.0

      I needed to transport my vehicle from Delhi to a different state, had a very hard time finding the right packer, was very skeptical at first as there were more than a dozen of them to choose from keeping in mind their genuineness and quality. I zeroed in on Mahalaxmi Carriers and sort of give it a go and frankly saying I wasn't impressed by their services at first as they buttered me by sending WhatsApp pictures once they load the vehicle into the carrier but in no vain and noone ever bothered to call just to inform about my vehicle current status and I had to do all the calling. But one thing insisted me to choose his service because he kept to his words. I got my car delivered in the actual date which he promised and I'm thankful for him and his team. Dhramendar is a genuine person who actually keep to his words and we're surely looking for more fruitful business relations with them.

    • ag
      aditya gautamhired Mahalaxmi Packers & Movers
      5.0

      After putting my requirements on urbanclap, I got quotations from many packers and movers, i am glad that i chosen Mahalakshmi Packers. Their staff came on time & they were very helpful and polite, my special thanks to Mr. Dharmender Malik. He assisted staff and make sure that all my wooden furniture packed very carefully and told me that you do not have to worry, we will take care of every item and they really did as what they said. My all belongings moved my new home safely in Vadodara and that was the happiest moment for me and i will never hesitate to recommend your name.They have been provided utmost care to all the goods on the packing. I was really pleased with such kind of services. The household goods reached properly at my door step on committed time. It was hassle free shifting. Thanks team, good work.. way to go...

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  • Shri Karni ServicesShri Karni Services
    Shri Karni Services
    Wazir Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
    4.0
    (90 reviews) Hired 72 times on UrbanClap
    • sg
      sumit gosaihired Shri Karni Services
      5.0

      It was great working with you..thanks for the great experience.

    • ac
      anju chahalhired Shri Karni Services
      5.0

      Wonderful service. Team was on time and extremely professional. They packed everything carefully and made our shifting smooth. I recommend them.

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Top Recent Customer Reviews of Packers and Movers in New Delhi
4.1
based on 337 ratings

  • AS
    akriti singh hired active packers and movers
    5.0
    on 10 November, 2018

    Awesome service provided......best packers and movers.Very helpfull workers.

  • RD
    rebecca dimngel hired safe movers and packers pvt ltd
    4.0
    on 9 November, 2018

    My cargo was transported from Delhi-Dimapur(NE). The company should give full and proper disclosure about hidden charges and applicable taxes. The quoted amount was different, as a layman getting a receipt is not enough, because we usually don't read the the receipt as we trust that the receipt is for the quoted amount, only to realise later that there are various charges added on the day they came to pick up the stuff. My cargo was only old stuff such as books, apparels etc. They are quite tight lipped and no advice was given that the sum that i am listing was not practical for the old stuff. Then they added GST on top of everything. The quoted amount-₹18000. On the day of pick up-₹24/25000. This is outrageous because i was not prepared for it. It is also unfair and i felt taken advantage of. Their point, its mentioned on the receipt, which technically they are correct but who reads receipt these days, since I trusted the company blindly. The original quoted amount was too good to be true and it was. After a lot of opposition, they got the amount down to ₹20000, but overall not a very good experience on this aspect. Apart from that, the packing was fine and they are quite pleasant and reasonable to converse with. I will recommend them but the company needs to ensure that proper disclosure is given and explained to the customers to avoid unnecessary discrepancies. read more

  • R
    rati hired transway cargo packers movers
    5.0
    on 6 November, 2018

    Everything was hassle free. I packed my breakable items before booking but the kitchen expert was so good that it would have been better if I would have had left all glass items for him. They came on time, all were polite and did not even ask for 'chai-paani' at the end. The price was also OK considering the fact that I have shifted so many times and tried cheaper movers n Packers too but eventually they broke my stuff badly. In this shifting, the handles of my shoe rack broke which were anyways rusty so it's ok and handle of my favorite mug broke. Again it's fine. I would definitely recommend Transway! read more

  • va
    vinay agarwal hired safe movers and packers pvt ltd
    5.0
    on 3 November, 2018

    Good service

  • AS
    anand sharma hired perfect packers and movers
    4.5
    on 29 October, 2018

    GOOD SERVICE IN MY BUDGET

  • PG
    paras gupta hired relocation express logistics pvt. ltd.
    4.5
    on 29 October, 2018

    The team was very cooperative and professional. They worked hard to get us shifted in 1 day! Thanks

Reviews received in last 90 days ( Last updated on 10:00, 16 November, 2018 )

Recent Projects of Packers and Movers in New Delhi

  • Location

    New Rajinder Nagar, Central Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Mukul

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Outside of Delhi/NCR

    Shifting date

    18/11/2018

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  • Location

    Jheel Khurenja, Krishna Nagar, East Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Mayank

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Outside of Delhi/NCR

    Shifting date

    18/11/2018

    See full request
  • Location

    Sector-24, Rohini, North Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Pankaj R***

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Within Delhi/NCR

    Shifting Date

    24/11/2018

    See full request
  • Location

    Block A, Patel Nagar, West Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Ashutosh S****

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Within Delhi/NCR

    Shifting Date

    17/11/2018

    See full request
  • Location

    Shivaji Park, Rohini, North Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Aditya

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Within Delhi/NCR

    Shifting Date

    18/11/2018

    See full request
  • Location

    Derawal Nagar, Gujranwala Town, North Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Preeti S*****

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Within Delhi/NCR

    Shifting Date

    19/11/2018

    See full request
  • Location

    Block B 1, New Ashok Nagar, East Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Deepak

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Outside of Delhi/NCR

    Shifting date

    20/11/2018

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  • Location

    Raja Puri, Dwarka, West Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Sandeep B****

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Outside of Delhi/NCR

    Shifting date

    18/11/2018

    See full request
  • Location

    Subhash Park, Shahdara, North Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Sujit K****

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Within Delhi/NCR

    Shifting Date

    24/11/2018

    See full request
  • Location

    Mayur Vihar Phase 1, East Delhi, New Delhi, India

    Customer

    Sonal S*********

    Booked on 16 November, 2018
    Service Requirements
    Relocation Type

    Outside of Delhi/NCR

    Shifting date

    30/11/2018

    See full request

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the benefits of hiring packers and movers?

    Hiring a professional when you have move cities or even locally has many benefits to it. Here are some: Saves times Expert advice on packing so that fragile goods gets packed right Saves cost by protecting your items and ensuring you do not suffer loss Protection of your goods while in transit Stress free relocation

  • Why can’t I trust a local vendor instead of packers movers?

    A local vendor may not be a good idea when it comes to trusting them with moving your personal items. Here is why: The goods are handed over to a third party which often leads to manhandling, delays and even theft No transparent pricing and there is a risk of paying more Poor or sub standard packing quality Unprofessional behaviour and no means of keeping track of your goods

  • What would be packers and movers charges?

    The charges of the movers and packers depends on the location you want the goods to be transported, the amount of goods (or vehicles) to be transported and the timelines you have in mind. Rest assured UrbanClap has set a very transparent process that helps you get a fair cost estimate.

  • Why should I go with a packers and movers from UrbanClap?

    Movers and packers from UrbanClap are: Verified and go through a strict quality check The top 3% of over 5000 professionals who qualify to register Registered companies with over 5 years of experience Professionals having their own fleet of trucks and transport The movers and packers who have offices in at least 3 cities

  • What do I need to prepare before professional packers come?

    If you are hiring a movers and packers service, you don’t really have to do anything to prepare. A professional service provider will pack each and every item with great detail and swiftly. Here are some points to make the process easier: Let the useless items be Club items that you want together so you know where is what Let the packers and movers know the items that you consider fragile and need to be handled with care Hazardous items, perishable items and plants need to be clubbed accordingly Establish and separate the “no pack zone”

  • What if I only need packing services or only moving services?

    Once you log on to the UrbanClap app, you are asked to select through a series of choices so that we can connect you to the right professional. You can always let the movers and packers company know that you wish to entail only one of the services and they will give you a quote accordingly.

  • Do you also move vehicles?

    Yes. UrbanClap connects you to movers and packers who can help you transport two wheelers and four wheelers locally or anywhere in India.

  • How do I know I am getting the best packers and movers?

    Only the top 3% of a total 500 movers and packers all over India have stood the test of the quality standards set by UrbanClap. The professionals who are a part of the UrbanClap app come with a service guarantee and quality assurance

  • How many days before I should book the service from UrbanClap?

    You can ask for a movers and packers company to come to your assistance even a day in advance. However, we do recommend getting to it at least two days in advance so you get ample time to contact multiple companies and zero in on one that works for you the best.

  • How do I track my shipment?

    Whenever a movers and packers company packs and transports your belongings, they give you a receipt carrying a shipment tracking number. The customer service or UrbanClap and the movers and packers will also assist you every step of the way to track your shipment.

  • Do you move pan India?

    Yes. UrbanClap has top professionals pan India who are a part of our application. With over 5 years of experience and offices in multiple cities, they will help you transport your belonging anywhere in India.

  • I have perishable items to be moved. Will you do it?

    Yes. Perishable items are clubbed together and packed with special care so that there is as less a damage to them as possible.

  • Can you hold my shipment till I reach the destination?

    Most of the professionals that we have on board will be happy to hold your shipment for a stipulated period of time. We recommend you check with the professional and let them know the maximum number of days you want your items to be held.

  • Do I need to be there when packers and movers visit?

    It is always better to be there or have someone you can trust over at the time when the movers and packers visit you. You will be able to direct and tell the company exactly how would you want your good to be packed.

  • What kind of risks do you cover?

    UrbanClap not only comes with a service guarantee but also offers insurance against damage of goods. We also have a customer redressal department who will assist you in case of any dissatisfaction with the service.

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Why You Should Hire Packers And Movers in Delhi From UrbanClap

  • Verified Companies and Professionals: We use only the top-rated, government-licensed and ISO-certified movers. Every Packer and Mover Professional from UrbanClap goes through 4 Levels of Verification: Background Verification, Consumer Court Case Check, Physical Verification and ID Proof Verification

  • Quality of Packing: We use a 3-layered Packing system - using Fabric Sheet covered by a Bubble Wrap further covered by a Corrugated sheet base. Most Local companies just use Fabric sheet.

  • UrbanClap Guarantee: We provide you with a guarantee of up to Rs 10,000 against damages caused to your items during relocation by our professionals. While we have the best packers and movers in India on our platform who do their utmost to keep your items intact, unintended mishaps can still happen. Therefore, we provide a Rs 10,000 guarantee against such instances.

  • No Hidden Charges: There is no GST for this service. We do not charge GST or transfer Police Challans over the rates mentioned.

  • Professionalism: Our Professionals who visit your home for packing and moving purposes are well-trained. They are employed by the Company as opposed to most local companies who hire people working on a per day basis .

  • Competitive Prices: When you book a request to hire packers and movers in Delhi on the UrbanClap app or site, you will get quotes from 3-4 professionals. You can choose from among these based on the cost they are quoting, their experience and customer reviews. Further, to ensure transparent pricing, we have provided an approximate cost estimate so that you know whether what you are being charged is the standard rate.

Top 5 Packing Tips while relocating

  • Keep that camera handy:Take photos of furniture, appliances and other valuables that you are going to get shipped.

  • Take photos of your electronic setups: These photos will act as reference for you or the electrician to set up your equipment (e.g. TV, computers, stereos and more) in the new house exactly the way it was earlier.

  • Don’t overstuff boxes: While it is important that you fill the boxes right to the top to avoid the items from being crushed but don’t overstuff them either. By adding more content than the box can hold, chances are it will tear up, leaving your items in disarray and probably damaged.

  • Pack heavy items first: While this may seem like a very obvious tip, we still want to put it out here. Pack your heavy items in the bottom and then place your lightweight items.

  • Use small boxes for books: As books fall in the heavyweight category, it is better to pack them in multiple small boxes. This will ensure the books don’t fall out and will also split the heavy lifting involved.

Things to keep in mind when shifting to a new state

  • Visit the new city/state in advance: By visiting before actually moving, you will know what to expect. If you haven’t already decided on a place to stay, then this trip will be even more beneficial. You can look for places on rent where you can move in. If your move is owing to a job change, then look for a place that is closer to your office so you can avoid the snarling traffic jams.

  • Choose a school for your kids: If you have kids then you know how difficult it can be to get admission during a school year. So, prepare a list of potential schools in advance and visit them when you go to the state as mentioned in step 1. At the same time, request your child’s current school to provide all necessary paperwork as soon as possible

  • Decide on the items to be transported: Packer and mover rates depend on the quantity and overall weight of the goods you want to get shipped. So, it’s important that you decide the items you would really need and only get those shipped. For instance, if you have a car that you don’t really drive and may not find of much use in the new city as well, then better to sell it off. Once you have decided on the items to be shipped, talk to packers and movers and understand the pricing.

  • Make a plan for shipping fragile or atypical items: If you happen to have a piano, exquisite paintings, statues, or a pool table in your house, then you would have to be extra careful. Ask your packer and mover if they have experience of delivering such items. If not, then look for a more specialised professional packer and mover near you.

  • Create a binder: Make a folder of all the moving-related documents, such as receipts, agreements (in case of transportation of vehicle) and agreements (for the new place, if any).

  • Label the boxes: It is important that you label the boxes properly. For example, clothes, books, utensils and more. Note, in your want to be extra cautious, do not mark everything fragile but the actual items. Similarly, don’t be so carefree as to mention valuables on the box that is carrying them.

  • Create videos of valuables: In the case of appliances or expensive items that are to be transported by packers and movers, make sure that you keep “before and after” pictures or videos. These will be help you file for claims in case the professionals damage the items.

  • Disconnect non-transferable services and memberships: This becomes important as you don’t want to be charged for services you are no longer availing. For example, your daily newspaper or car cleaner, you should inform them a month or a fortnight in advance. Don’t forget to call customer care teams of your TV and broadband service providers. In most cases, you will be able to transfer or relocate these services, so do check if that option is available. If you are a member of any gym, club, or library, make sure to cancel your memberships before moving out.

  • Call Your Health & Car Insurance Companies: Insurance is the tricky bit. Most insurance plans, especially with health insurance, change the amount of sum you can avail in case of medical emergency when you change cities. For example, if you are moving from a tier 1 city (say Delhi) to another tier 1 city (say Mumbai), your insurance conditions will stay put but when you move to a tier 2 city (say Patna), the amount might reduce. Check with your insurance provider how the change in cities impacts your insurance and migrate to another plan if need be.

Checklist for Moving Overseas

Moving overseas is a very big step and one that requires careful planning. Apart from the pointers mentioned above in Checklist For Moving To A New State, you would also need to keep in mind the following:

Things to note when Moving Overseas

  • Moving overseas is a very big step and one that requires careful planning. Apart from the pointers mentioned above in Checklist For Moving To A New State, you would also need to keep in mind the following:Check your (and your family’s) passport: If your passport is nearing expiry (say just a year left), it’s better to get it renewed beforehand. Doing this will help you avoid the extra trip later.

  • Close or migrate bank accounts and insurance plans: When moving overseas for a considerably long time, you would either have to open an NRO/NRE account or convert an existing savings account into one. An NRO (Non-Resident Ordinary Rupee) account will help you keep your India-based earnings in India while an NRE (Non-Resident Rupee) account will allow you to send your overseas earning to India in Indian Rupees. Also, your insurance plans may not work overseas, so check if you want to close them or continue paying premium to keep them running.

  • Get transcripts from children’s schools: If you are moving with your family, make sure that you ask you children’s school to give you transcripts and transfer certificates. These documents will ease the school admission process for your children.

  • Look for professional packers and movers: In this case, it is very important that you opt for professional packers and movers who have experience in shipping goods to overseas locations.

  • Apply for international driving licence: If you intend to live abroad for a long time, it would make sense to get an international driving licence as well. Getting one before leaving will make the process hassle-free and save time.

  • Get your medical records: Make sure that you and your family members get all the tests done and have all the medical reports. If you will be taking your pet along, then get them checked by a vet as well.

  • Check if your appliances will work overseas: The voltage in most countries is not the same as in India. For example, in Europe and the UK it is 220-240 Volts at 50 Hertz while in the US it is 110 Volts and 60 Hertz. Therefore, for bigger appliances, it would be better to buy new ones in your destination country rather than forcibly making them function via transformers.

Precautions To Take When Moving Your Valuables

While packing and shifting homes might seem like a huge task, the more tedious part of it is the waiting! Waiting until your valuables are delivered safely. While we all go for a trusted packer and mover service to handle our belongings with care, it’s always wise to take some extra precautions while packing and moving your possessions. Being extra careful will keep your precious bone china gifted by mom or the vintage art pieces you so painstakingly collected, intact.

  • Create a list of inventory: List down the items you want to be handled with extra care. Listing down things and taking their pictures as well is very important because in case something goes wrong you can make a claim against the company. It’s important that you keep all your important documents stapled and filed together as well.

  • Make space for the smaller items in your car/bag: Small items such as your jewellery, laptop and tablets can be safely packed in proper packages and carried with you. You can avoid the risk of losing them this way.

  • Purchase the right kind of boxes: Packing valuables like bone china and precious wall arts or costly chandeliers should always be done in tough boxes specifically meant for packing. Doing them in loose crates or cartons will only double your efforts and tension. Purchase special foams and bubble wraps to pack items such as your TV, dinner sets and other works of art. Don’t forget to label your boxes on all sides after you have packed them.

  • Get insurance: Make sure your home insurance covers your valuables as well. In case you lose or break any of the valuables, you can get a cover against them.

  • Pack your dishes sideways: It’s always safer to pack your dishes sideways after covering them in bubble wraps and brown paper. This will ensure they don’t break as the pressure won’t fall directly on them.

  • Buy painter’s tape: Use painter’s tape to mark boxes with extra fragile items so that the workers can handle them with care.Packing and moving places is a big task but if you pack them right, half of your burden is reduced. Also choose a trusted and experienced Packer and Mover to do this work. With UrbanClap, you can never go wrong as all the Packers and Movers listed with us are verified and approved.

Top 10 Packing Mistakes To Avoid While Relocating

Moving houses can be a real task especially when it involves packing all your household items and moving to an entirely new city. Shifting inter-city is a huge responsibility too, given that you must pack everything correctly to avoid confusion and mess later.Most of the time, we decide to pack up and move on our own, i.e. without the help of a packer and mover. During such times, we underestimate the effort required and end up working double time. Hence, to make the process simpler for you, we have compiled a list of packing mistakes you should avoid while relocating, to make your movement into a now house or city a comfortable one.Doing it yourselfMost of the people, specially bachelors who have to shift because of a recent change in the job, try to pack things themselves to avoid extra expenses. What we fail to contemplate upon is the fact that packing things require a proper planning and execution. It’s always recommended that you hire a trusted packer and mover for the same.But if you are on a limited budget and want to do it yourself, we would suggest you plan it out well in advance. You can also ask your generous neighbour and a couple of good friends to lend you a helping hand.

  • Avoid last-minute packing: As mentioned above, postponing your packing to the last minute will make it even more difficult. Trust us when we say this, packing a single carton a day will help you organize your stuff better and by the time you are ready to move, almost all your packing will be done.Before shifting to a new place, you also need to settle any pending things like settling your bill with the grocery store or paying off your rent or electricity bill. A lot of small but urgent work might come up and therefore it’s advisable you take time while packing and complete it well in advance.

  • Comparing solely on pricing: We generally tend to go for a packer and mover service because we know that they have the requisite equipment. But, how can we be so sure of their loyalty to handle our valuable goods with care? While packers and movers offering to shift our houses at much cheaper rates appeal to us, we end up compromising on the quality of packing and in some cases, the safety of our valuable things as well. Hence, it is very important that we do a thorough background check before banking on a P&M and not solely choosing one, based on their pricing.

  • Not taking customer feedback seriously: Online packer and mover services should be hired after doing a thorough research on the customer feedback. These reviews or testimonials reveal a lot about the packer and mover – their quality of service, efficiency and professionalism. While hiring a packer and mover, it’s important to do a professional check-up of the provider. The following points should be kept in mind:Do they have a valid license?Do they have a valid service tax registration number? Do they use bubble wraps or any other method to cover your fragile items?Do they have proper dismantling and fixing equipment for your furniture?What payment model do they follow, i.e., only cash or digital payment is acceptable?Note: UrbanClap provides only verified and trained packers and movers in Delhi. Also, we accept cash and digital payments. Moreover, we provide a Rs 10,000 insurance to cover any damages should any untoward accident happen.

  • Using low-quality packing material: A very common mistake we make is, not purchasing proper packaging supplies. While we can pack our articles in a plain cardboard box, it won’t give the required support to your items and they will have a greater tendency to break apart and fall. Hence, it’s important that we categorize our belongings and pack things accordingly. Fragile items should always be covered in bubble wraps and then put inside a strong cardboard packing box.

  • Packing Everything: Packing without a plan can land you in a serious trouble. If you push your packing to the last moment, thinking you have the time, it will only complicate the process further because many things should be kept in mind while packing to ensure it goes smoothly. Packing up everything is never a good idea! You can try discarding clothes and items you won’t be using anymore. Also, you can pack an emergency bag where you can keep a few things handy such as things you might require anytime.

  • Over-Stuffed Boxes: Never over-stuff your boxes! Forcibly putting things into a single box will only damage your valuables further. Segregate your items and put them in separate boxes. For example, all glass wares should be bubble wrapped and put in the same box and clothes should be put in separate boxes, kitchen tools can go in another box and likewise other house hold items, all in separate boxes. If you are not sure about doing it yourself, you can always opt for professionally trusted P&M services from UrbanClap.

  • Too Many Helpers: You must have heard of the saying, “too many cooks spoil the broth”. It specially holds true when you have too many heads working on the same thing as packing! While it’s good to ask for help from your neighbors or friends, too many people doing the same thing will worsen it. So, seek help from limited people whom you can trust completely with this responsibility.

  • Not labeling the boxes: Labeling your boxes is the MOST important part of your packing! Unless you label them, you will be thrown in a pool of confusion later. You must make it a point to label the boxes from all sides clearly mentioning the type of items and handling instructions, as too many unlabelled boxes can confuse the most organized man as well.

  • Communicate with your professional: When you have hired a professional Packer and Mover, make it a point to clearly tell them your needs and how you want things to be done. Most of them already are experts and carry all kinds of equipment with them, but you should still communicate with them well in advance. Most importantly verify original papers and understand the process from loading to delivery so that you don’t have to worry about that later.

Services To Get Done Before Moving In To Your New Home

When moving to a new home, it’s important to ensure that it’s not just ready-to-move-in but ready to live in. So, how does one ensure that? The following are some of the important services you should get done before moving into your new house:

  • Pest Control: The house you move in may have pests such as rodents, termites, etc. which can be a nightmare to deal with later. It is best to use our pest control services and get rid of them before you move in.

  • Painting: Sometimes, you may not get a house that has been freshly painted. Nothing can be as depressing as a house whose paint is peeling and flaking. Our painters are here to help you move into a freshly painted home.

  • Electrician: It is maddening when switches do not work, lights do not lit up or the fuse is blown. But these are a part of life when you move to a new house in a new city. Use our electricians to tackle all these problems.

  • AC & Geyser Installation: From putting up ACs in the living room and bedrooms to ensuring bathrooms and kitchens have their geysers in place, our AC and geyser installation experts take care of it all for your family.

  • AC & Geyser Installation: There is nothing as essential as clean drinking water. You can buy water when you move into a new house or simply use our RO water installation services to get fresh drinking water at home.

  • Home Deep Cleaning: It is important that you get all your furniture, floors, kitchen, bathrooms, etc. cleaned after the house shifting is complete. We are the go-to experts for these services. Give us a buzz to get everything spick and span.

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Cost of Packers and Movers in Delhi based on Truck Size

Truck SizeCost (approx.)Includes
Small Truck Suitable for 1-bhkRs. 6,500• Packing in Foam/Cargo sheets, bubble wrap, carton boxes • 4 labour personnel • Free insurance of up to Rs 10,000
14-ft truck Suitable for 2-bhkRs. 8,500• Packing in Foam/Cargo sheets, bubble wrap, carton boxes • 5 labour personnel • Free insurance of up to Rs 10,000
17-ft truck Suitable for 3-bhkRs. 10,500• Packing in Foam/Cargo sheets, bubble wrap, carton boxes • 5 labour personnel • Free insurance of up to Rs 10,000
19-ft truck Suitable for 4-bhkRs. 13,000• Packing in Foam/Cargo sheets, bubble wrap, carton boxes • 5-7 labour personnel • Free insurance of up to Rs 10,000
Tempo truck Suitable for 1 Room set or moving a few belongingsRs. 5,000• Packing in Foam/Cargo sheets, bubble wrap, carton boxes • 2 labour personnel • Free insurance of up to Rs 10,000

Estimated cost of packers and mover services for Moving to Delhi from other cities for 1 BHK, 2 BHK, or 3 BHK:

Intercity Packers and Movers Services1 BHK2 BHK3 BHK
Mumbai to Delhi Packers and MoversRs. 19,000-22,000Rs. 25,000-27,000Rs. 35,000-37,00
Bangalore to Delhi Packers and MoversRs. 22,000-25,000Rs. 35,000-37,000Rs. 45,000-48,000
Pune to Delhi Packers and MoversRs. 19,000-21,000Rs. 25,000-28,000Rs. 34,000-36,000
Ahmedabad to Delhi Packers and MoversRs. 19,000-22,000Rs. 25,000-27,000Rs. 35,000-37,000
Kolkata to Delhi Packers and MoversRs. 22,000-25,000Rs. 35,000-37,000Rs. 45,000-48,000
Chennai to Delhi Packers and MoversRs. 25,000-27,000Rs. 36,000-40,000Rs. 47,000-50,000
Hyderabad to Delhi Packers and MoversRs. 20,000-23,000Rs. 27,000-30,000Rs. 38,000-41,000

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