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Utilizing Shiply to Discover a Relocation Firm in Blackpool


With Shiply, it's simple to discover affordable relocation firms in Blackpool for the degree & kind of service you necessitate. Merely create a listing on the Shiply site with the specifics of your relocation and let the estimates come to you at a savings of up to 75%, whether you're searching for a comprehensive service with all the embellishments, or just a small bit of van space for what won't fit in your automobile.


No two residence relocations are identical, so having several estimates to compare means you can find the service that is suitable for your move. With thousands of firms registered with us, you'll have more options over what assistance you require on moving day, & more options over the price you pay. When listing your residence or flat move on Shiply, you can be as detailed as you prefer. We recommend you to be as specific as possible, so that firms know what services to provide with precise estimates. Once you've received several estimates, you can communicate with the relocation companies using the messaging system to clarify any additional details before making your final decision and accepting an estimate.


Over 100,000 individuals have found a relocation firm with Shiply.


Advantages of Utilizing Shiply for Your Residence Move in Blackpool


Thousands of registered relocation firms - Shiply has thousands of firms ready to send you an estimate for your residence relocation in Blackpool. This means you have more choices between types of firm, types of service, and what price you pay.


Time Saving - With Shiply, you only need to make one listing. Letting relocation firms come to you instead of having to call each firm individually will save you lots of time, so you can get on with other things while the estimates arrive in your inbox.


Easy to use - Our online form is straightforward & user-friendly. You just need to answer a few questions about the specifics of your personal residence move and your listing will be live in no time. Questions include whether you reside in a house or flat, how many rooms there are and the addresses of both the old and new home.


Better for the environment - Our registered moving firms schedule their jobs with Shiply around their existing work in a similar area to you, or are using spare space in what would otherwise be an empty or part-full vehicle. This means your residence move will often have less of a negative impact on the environment.


Lower cost - As your possessions will be using up otherwise wasted space in vehicles, our relocation firms can offer cheaper prices for the same high standards of service that you would expect from approaching residence relocation firms individually elsewhere. Shiply users typically save up to 75% compared to standard rates so you won't be paying an unnecessary premium.


Types of Relocation Services You Can Find on Shiply for Blackpool Relocations


A firm offering a full moving service will assist you with all of the move, including helping you to pack, doing all of the heavy lifting at both ends, & unpacking for you in your new home. This type of service is typically at a higher cost due to the amount of work involved. A full service would suit a busy household with minimal time for packing and those that would rather avoid the stress of the move and leave the bulk of the work to the professionals.


A part-service offers some of the same features as a full service, but not all. Typically a part-service will include loading and unloading at both ends, but will not include helping with any packing. This type of service would be best for those that are around on the day to be involved in the move, but perhaps are in need of an extra pair of hands. A part-service would also suit those who may need help with particular jobs at either side of the process, for example help with assembling furniture.


A self-service or self-packing move is the most basic & cost-effective of the relocation types. Self-service can be either just the hiring of a van for you to drive yourself, or it can be hiring a driver with a vehicle to get your possessions from the old house to the new one. If you've already got lots of hands ready to help on moving day and do not need a team to help with packing and assembling, a self-service move is probably all you'll need for your move.


When choosing between estimates from relocation firms on Shiply, make sure you understand the service that each estimate includes, so you know exactly what to expect and know how to prepare for moving day. Before you accept an estimate, we recommend that you take a look at the Shiply profile of each firm - here you can check the insurances and accreditations of all of the firms that have sent you an estimate, as well as the firms' feedback as rated by other Shiply users. Once you've decided which firm to go for, accept your chosen estimate.


In the lead up to your moving date, make sure you let your chosen firm know of any changes that may affect them.


Preparing for Your Residence Move in Blackpool, Lancashire, UK


Blackpool is a popular seaside resort town in Lancashire, UK, known for its iconic tower, pleasure beach, and illuminations. Many people choose to move to and from Blackpool for various reasons, such as work, family, or a change of scenery. When planning a move in Blackpool, it's important to prepare well in advance to ensure a smooth and stress-free experience.


There are a lot of things to do to prepare for moving day, which will help everything run more smoothly & minimise stress. Here are some tips to help you in the lead up to your moving day:


Let people know about your move - As well as loved ones, make sure you remember to notify companies about your move including energy providers, your bank and Royal Mail. Subscriptions and memberships will need to be moved over to the new address, as well as your TV licence and phone bill, so make a list of everyone you need to inform and work your way down one by one.


Declutter - Try and get rid of things you don't want to keep, especially if your new home has less storage space than your current home. For higher value items, try selling on eBay for some extra money, and consider donating items to charity or giving away to friends and family. After decluttering, you'll have fewer boxes to pack, & it'll feel more like a fresh start in your new home, not surrounded by things you don't need or want.


Ask supermarkets for leftover cardboard boxes - Boxes don't have to cost a fortune. Ask friends and family for spare boxes or visit your local supermarket to see if they have any in the stock room for you to have. If you've paid for a full moving service, cardboard boxes may be provided but it's best to double-check what your service includes so you've got everything you need on the day.


Pack your most used items last - If you're struggling to get started with the packing, a great place to start is to pack the items you use the least, first. If you've got a loft or cupboard full of items you hardly use (but don't want to throw away), you can pack these first without impacting your day to day life. As moving day draws nearer, gradually work your way towards packing items that are more & more regularly used. For fragile items like crockery or ornaments, make sure you use protective packaging like bubble wrap or newspaper and check that they are tightly packed in their boxes so they can't move around too much or break during the journey between houses.


Label everything - Make sure boxes are clearly labelled. You don't have to list everything in each box, but even writing which room it's for (eg. kitchen, bedroom 1) will help the relocation firm know which room to take the box to, & will help you when unpacking at the new home. Stock up on parcel tape and pens and share them out to each family member so they can pack their own bedrooms.


Try to schedule a weekday move - If you can, a weekday move is more beneficial for several reasons. There'll be less traffic on the roads, fewer people around and there should be more relocation firms to choose from by avoiding a weekend date. If you've got children, moving on a weekday means they'll be at school so will be safely out of the way and get to come back to a new home after their school day.


Recruit helpers - If you can and if you think you might need to, ask for help from those close to you to ease the load on moving day. An extra person helping will get the work done faster, which will lower stress levels and give you more time for enjoying your new home. If you anticipate needing an extra pair of hands on the day, make sure you specify this on your Shiply listing so firms can source the staff needed.


Keep in contact with your chosen firm - If there are any changes that may affect how your chosen relocation firm can help you on the day, make sure you let them know so they are aware in advance. For example, if you're not allowed in the new home until a later time of day to when you've agreed, or if you need more vehicle space than you anticipated.


Arrange cleaning in the old house - Whether you're cleaning it yourself or hiring a professional cleaning company, make sure you leave the old house empty, clean & tidy for the next owners to move in. If you don't want to take cleaning products to the new place, you might want to leave things like cloths or bleach for the new owners to use.


Pack a moving day bag - A great idea is for everyone to have their own moving bag packed with essentials for the first few days in your new home. This will save you having to unpack boxes prematurely, or wasting time desperately looking for a phone charger in a sea of boxes. Good things to include in a moving day bag would be a toothbrush, toilet roll, a change of clothes and a toolkit.


By following these tips & using Shiply to find reliable and affordable Blackpool relocations, you can make your residence move in Blackpool a breeze. Whether you're moving within Blackpool or to/from another part of Lancashire or the UK, Shiply can help connect you with the right relocation firm for your needs and budget.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Shiply Cover My Area?

Yes! There are couriers using Shiply all over the country and abroad, so whether you need to move a sofa across town or send a car across Europe, we have got you covered.

Does Shiply Have Different Sized Vehicles?

There are thousands of couriers on Shiply, with a wide range of vehicle sizes capable of handling any delivery. Providing the rough dimensions (and pictures if possible) on your listing will allow the delivery company to get the right vehicle sent out to you.

Can I Call Shiply?

Shiply Support is available from 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday on 020 3137 2454. You can also send an email to .

Who Will Carry Out My Delivery?

Whoever you choose! There are thousands of rated transport providers on our platform ready to make a bid to carry out your delivery. It is up to you to decide which quote to accept.

When Will I Receive A Quote?

You will typically start to receive quotes within 30 minutes. If you are worried about the lack of quotes, try adding some more detail to your listing as transport providers may be unsure of dimensions or weight and feel unable to provide an accurate quote. If your delivery is urgent, you can try our 'featured delivery' feature which moves your listing to the top of the search page for couriers.

How Many Quotes Will I Receive?

Whilst there is no guarantee of quotes, 98% of our listings receive at least 3 quotes, so you are likely to find someone who can undertake the delivery of your items.

Does Shiply Provide Packing Materials?

If your item requires packing materials or extra care then you should make sure this is highlighted in your listing and discussed with any transport provider whose quote you are considering. Couriers on Shiply are able to provide all levels of service and can help pack your items, just ensure you inform them of your needs.

Will My Goods Be Tied Up Securely?

Transport providers will almost always tie up an item in the transport vehicle, as the risk of damage from moving around during transit is high. You should always confirm safety precautions and packing needs with transport providers before accepting a quote.

Can Items Be Taken Upstairs?

Yes, items can be taken upstairs if needed, and can also be assembled. Transport providers on Shiply are happy to provide these services, but you should ensure that you are mentioning these requirements in your listings as it may mean a second person is required for the move.

Can I Travel With My Goods?

The majority of transport providers on Shiply are only insured for the transportation of goods, however, some are also able to take people. If you need to travel with your goods, make sure to mention this in your listing and highlight this to any courier who quotes on your listing.

What If I Need To Cancel My Booking?

If you have accepted a quote and paid the deposit but wish to cancel the delivery, then you should first inform your chosen transport provider that you no longer require the delivery. You should then contact us at to have your deposit refunded.

Can I Change The Address Of The Delivery?

If you have not yet accepted a quote then you are able to change the address of your listing. Note that editing details of your listing after publishing will result in active quotes being voided, so you will have to wait for new quotes to come in. If you have already accepted a quote and need to change the address, please let your transport provider know and contact us at .

Will The Movers Help With Unpacking?

Transport providers on Shiply are able to help with your house move on both ends (packing and unpacking), but you should make sure they are informed of this requirement as they may need to plan for this.

How Many Movers Will Show Up?

This depends on the transport provider. If you require more than one mover, make sure to highlight this in your listing as it may change the quotes you receive.

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