The golden years come with plenty of perks, including reduced moving prices. Whether you’re downsizing from your family home or flying south for warmer winters, there are plenty of opportunities to save on relocation costs.
Most moving companies that specialize in helping older adults relocate offer discounted rates, but if you don’t see a discount listed on the company’s website, call and ask.
Some companies also offer deals for membership organizations.
Don’t let a membership card languish unused in your pocket. Take full advantage of a club or organization’s perks to make your move for less money.
You may think of using AAA when your car breaks down on the highway, but did you know its membership also nets you moving discounts? Here are a few to look for:
Get all the details on member deals in our AAA moving discount guide.
Unfortunately, no other large moving truck companies—like Penske and U-Haul—or self-storage companies offer discounts to AARP members.
Moving industry data shows that people are much more likely to move during the summer than in any other season. During less busy times of the year, many moving companies offer discounts.
Prices vary based on the company and region, but if you’re moving in the off-season (October–April) or mid-week, you can typically nab a better rate.
A big move isn’t always affordable on a college student’s budget. Some moving companies totally get this and offer student discounts to help ease the financial burden:
Have your valid student ID ready—you’ll need it to qualify for these deals.