Moving to Atlanta

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If you’re planning on moving to Atlanta, also known as Hotlanta, you need a team of experienced movers who can do it timely and safely, even during the summer heatwave. Cross Country Movers move people from all corners of the country to and from ATL, at any time of the year, so feel free to contact us to schedule your relocation.

Moving to Atlanta With Cross Country Movers in 2020

So far, 2020 has been one bumpy ride, but if you’re preparing for a relocation, there’s no need to stress because Cross Country Movers will take care of everything running smoothly. As a company that has been in this industry for years, we helped our clients move not just their household items and vehicles but also their entire lives, through thick and thin. That is why we are still in this business, continuously stepping up our game and making sure that things are always moving.

Why Cross Country Movers are the Best When Compared to Other Companies in This Industry

Our crew consists of experienced and well-trained movers who work as a team to provide stellar service and the most pleasant relocating experience you’ve ever had. We know there is a stigma about this industry, but we are working hard to show that not all companies are fraudulent. Good reviews spread fast, but bad ones go even further and faster, which is why our priority is that our clients are fully satisfied with our service.

We do our business transparently and don’t compromise on quality. Whether you have fragile or bulky items, the latest Bugatti or an old minivan, you can rest assured that our crew will handle them professionally so that everything arrives intact and right on time. Let Cross Country Movers take you to the capital of Georgia, and don’t worry about a thing.

Moving and Packing Household Goods With Cross Country Movers

We won’t just load and ship your belongings to ATL. We also offer to pack them carefully so that everything arrives intact. Plus, if you let us pack, we bring our own supplies. How many times have you tried to find cheap packing supplies, and do a bit of DIY packing? If you did at least once, then you know how that is not really such a simple task as it might seem. Packing your entire household is a struggle, which is why you should leave it to someone else. Someone who does it daily, like the members of our crew. Here’s what we can do for you.

Basic, Partial, and Full Packing Service for Those Relocating to Atlanta:

We offer three different plans for relocating household goods with us, so let’s give you a brief overview of what is included and what you’re paying for:

  • Basic – Our basic plan covers disassembling and reassembling the furniture, wrapping electronics and fragile things such as lamps, mirrors, and pictures. Upon delivery, we will unwrap and reposition boxes and furniture around the client’s new home.
  • Partial – If the client wants to pack a certain amount of stuff on its own, but still wants our packers to handle a portion. Boxes packed by our movers will be marked differently on the inventory list, and keep in mind that everything over 15 boxes is no longer partial but full packing service.
  • Full – When the client opts for our full packing service, that means that the team of our professionals will pack every single item from the inventory list. We bring our packing supplies and handle everything. However, keep in mind that unpacking is not included.

You can rest assured that not only your belongings will be handled professionally, but we also went the extra mile to make sure that nothing gets lost or stolen. We label items with barcode stickers and electronically scan them, so there’s no room for mistakes or replacements.

How CCM Forms the Price

Another important thing to mention is how we form the price: we don’t charge per volume or weight and don’t offer vague estimates, we offer guaranteed prices based on the client’s inventory list. We strive to do our business transparently, with no hidden fees or extra charges, so what you see is what you’ll pay.

CCM Lets You Use Storage Completely Free for the First 30 Days

Whether you’re relocating all the way from the West Coast, or a state nearby, it is always convenient to have storage at disposal for a certain amount of time. Sometimes it could be just for a few days until you finish painting or remodeling your new home, or it could be weeks and months. Whatever the case is, Cross Country Movers provide 30 days of free complimentary storage for their clients, without any obligation to continue using it after that, or paying a fee.

Auto Transport Services Provided by Cross Country Movers

Often, people have a dilemma of whether to drive or ship their car if their future place of residence is not too far. However, the advantages of professional auto transport are numerous, and first of all, it will save you a lot of time and energy, especially if you don’t like to spend hours or days on the road. Whether you have one or several vehicles, we can ship them to ATL for you. CCM offers auto transport services on both open and enclosed trailers, so let’s introduce you to some of their features:

  • Open trailer – the fastest and most affordable way to ship your vehicle. This trailer can accommodate up to nine cars at once, perfect for those looking to ship more than one. Secured with straps, vehicles can travel safely to ATL.
  • Enclosed trailer – a more expensive but more secure way to ship a car is to opt for an enclosed trailer. The most significant advantage is that the vehicle is protected from bad weather and road debris all the time. However, these trailers can accommodate only up to four vehicles, depending on their size.

Your Belongings are Safe and Insured With Cross Country Movers

Not only do we handle clients’ belongings carefully so that everything arrives intact, but we also provide insurance during the entire time your stuff is with us. Although we do everything that is in our power to keep things safe, sometimes accidents and unpredictable situations can happen, which is why it is good to know your goods are covered.

  • Household goods – only items packed by our team members are covered with the basic liability insurance of 60 cents per pound. But just to be sure, we always recommend our clients to opt for additional full value replacement insurance coverage.
  • Auto transport – when opting for an open trailer, your vehicle will be covered for external damage such as scratches and dents for up to $100,000.00. When using an enclosed trailer, that goes up to $500,000.00.

Why Should I Move to Atlanta? International and Cross Country Relocation to ATL

The capital city of Georgia currently has around half-million residents in its core area, but its metro area currently has 6 million residents, and the numbers keep growing. This is the 9th largest metro area in the US, so there has to be something about ATL that attracts so many newcomers.

Perhaps you really like hot summers and being tanned all the time, or you got a tempting job offer? Or you want to settle down in one of the numerous Peachtree streets in the city that is known for not having a single peachtree? Whatever the reason might be, we can help you take the first step and move to ATL, whether you’re coming from abroad or any corner of the US.

Is Atlanta a Good Place to Live?

When compared to other cities in the state, ATL is undoubtedly the best place to be. Almost 50% of the city’s public surfaces are covered with trees, which is a lot, so it is perfect for outdoorsy people and families. Another great news is that crime rates are dropping in general, but still, make sure to check them for every neighborhood you’re interested in. But whether or not this is a good place is something you’ll have to check out for yourself, so don’t hesitate to make that move.

How to Pick the Right Neighborhood: Downtown Vs. Lenox Park

Atlanta’s median age is 33.2, which tells us that there’s a lot of young people here. Those who are relocating for a job and looking to excel in their career often opt for the most popular location, Downtown, if they can afford the housing. On the other hand, those who are looking to raise a family and have a more slow-paced city lifestyle prefer suburbs and smaller communities such as Lenox Park, where almost 25% of residents are families with children. Let your needs and lifestyle guide you through Atlanta’s neighborhoods until you find the right one.

Is Atlanta Expensive to Live in? Cost of Living and More

City life can be expensive, especially when it’s the capital city, so you have to make sure you can afford it. Atlanta’s cost of living index is slightly higher than the national average, but don’t let that discourage you. Let us guide you through some of the most significant expenses when living in ATL.

How Much Money Should I Save Before Moving to Atlanta?

There is not a magic number that can give you an answer to this question. If you’re looking to rent your future home, you should have enough savings for a deposit and at least three rents. That would be the most significant part of the savings you need. If you want to live in Downtown, alone, it is good to keep in mind that the average monthly rent goes around $1,600. But if you move further to the suburbs, you can save a significant amount of money, so it all depends on your budget.

Cost of Living the Capital of Georgia

It is considered that, on average, a single adult person needs around $950 per month for various expenses, without the rent. A monthly pass for public transportation is $128, so if you’re not transporting your car or you want to save more on housing and move further to the suburbs, this could be a budget-friendly solution. A one-bedroom apartment outside of the center costs, on average, $1,000 per month, so significantly less than in a central location. If you have the chance, you can ask your future neighbors about some average expenses in that area.

Relocating to ATL With Cross Country Movers

Those of you who choose Hotlanta among other cities are certainly aware of all of its pros and cons, but we hope our brief guide gave you an insight on some information you’ll need. This is a city that’s popular among the younger population and offers the best of both worlds, urban and suburban lifestyles. If you’re ready to call ATL your home, give us a call today, and we will ensure that the road to your new place turns into the best relocation experience you’ve ever had.

Our Customer Stories

Thousands of people move with Cross Country Movers every year, and these are just some of their stories.

Morgan O.
  • Morgan O.

    I have plenty of antique furniture, and I was surprised to see how they handled it all. I was observing carefully, and from what I’ve seen, they seem to know what they’re doing, so it was definitely worth every cent.

    Izzy J.
  • Izzy J.

    As someone who moves frequently, I have worked with numerous companies. But now, I am pretty sure I finally found the one I will gladly hire again. Well done, Cross Country Movers!

    Michael P.
  • Michael P.

    Thank you for professional and timely service, my family couldn’t have done this without the best crew in the moving industry. Just keep rocking, I mean, moving!

    Julia K.
  • Julia K.

    I had loads of stuff, and these guys packed it all in no time! Don’t know how they did it. I wish they were there to unpack though, seriously, you need to include that service ASAP!

    Jennifer S.
  • Jennifer S.

    They were very careful with everything, especially with glassware and other fragile items, I am impressed by how they wrapped and packed everything so promptly. I will certainly consider hiring them again for my next relocation.

    David M.
  • David M.

    I just moved out of my parents’ place with these guys. They are the best, special thanks to them. I just wish I could tip them more.

    Dereck T.
  • Dereck T.

    Everything was fine, although I expected that they would be able to deliver a bit earlier than arranged, but ok, it was still a pleasant experience.

    Meghan R.
  • Meghan R.

    Absolutely exceeded my expectations, stellar service. Everything was as agreed and on time, easily one of my best moving experiences so far. I highly recommend Cross Country Movers to anyone who’s tired of unprofessional scammers.

    Chuck P.
  • Chuck P.

    I am very happy with how they managed everything, even my wife was impressed, which says a lot. We are a big family with a lot of children, so we have a lot of unnecessary stuff, but we like to drag them wherever we move, so special thanks to these guys for sticking through, packing it all, and shipping to our new home.

    Joan M.
  • Joan M.

    I like to think that I have finally been rewarded for years of dealing with scamming moving companies and that God sent me to Cross Country Movers. I could write a book about all the bad experiences I have, so it is safe to say that I was a bit skeptical. But these guys proved me wrong. There are trustworthy companies, after all!

    Mickey L.
  • Mickey L.

    My friends warned me that I should not move during the summer, but I still wanted to do it. Luckily, Cross Country Movers managed to find some time for me and help me move closer to the beach and have the best summer ever. Warm regards from the sunny West Coast.

    Tim B.
  • Tim B.

    I can’t believe I hit the jackpot on the moving lottery from the first shot! It all happened so quickly. I got a job offer on Monday and decided to leave everything and book my relocation on Wednesday. Cross Country Movers were there for me and guided me through the entire process since I never really moved out of my hometown, nor did I have the time to do the research. I am more than grateful to them.

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