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How to Utilize Shiply to Discover a Relocation Company in South Glamorgan, UK



With Shiply, it's simple to discover affordable relocation companies for the degree & kind of assistance you need when relocating to or from South Glamorgan, UK. Merely create a posting on the Shiply site with the specifics of your relocation & allow the estimates come to you, potentially saving up to 75%. Whether you're seeking a comprehensive service with all the extras or just a bit of van room for what won't fit in your vehicle, Shiply has you covered.



No two house relocations are identical, so having several estimates to compare means you can find the assistance that suits your specific move. With thousands of companies registered with us, you'll have more options over what help you need on moving day & more control over the cost you pay. When listing your house or flat move on Shiply, be as thorough as possible so that companies know what services to provide with precise estimates. Once you've received several quotes, you can communicate with the relocation firms using the messaging system to clarify any additional details before making your final choice & accepting an estimate.



Over 100,000 individuals have found a relocation company with Shiply, & many of them have used our platform for their moves to or from South Glamorgan, UK. South Glamorgan is a popular area for relocations due to its stunning coastline, lively cities like Cardiff & Swansea, & proximity to other parts of Wales & England. Whether you're moving within South Glamorgan or to/from another region of the UK, Shiply can help you find the right relocation company for your needs.


Advantages of Using Shiply for Your House Move



1. Thousands of registered relocation companies - Shiply has thousands of companies ready to send you an estimate for your house relocation, giving you more options between types of company, types of service, & the cost you pay.



2. Time-saving - With Shiply, you only need to make one posting. Letting relocation companies come to you instead of having to call each company individually will save you lots of time, so you can focus on other aspects of your move.



3. Easy to use - Our online form is straightforward & user-friendly. Just answer a few questions about the specifics of your personal house move, such as whether you live in a house or flat, how many rooms there are, & the addresses of both the old & new home, & your posting will be live in no time.



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



5. Lower cost - As your possessions will be using up otherwise wasted space in vehicles, our relocation companies can offer cheaper prices for the same high standards of service that you would expect from approaching house relocation companies 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 Available on Shiply



1. Full moving service - A company offering a comprehensive moving service will assist you with all aspects of the move, including helping you pack, doing all 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 but suits busy households with minimal time for packing & those who would rather avoid the stress of the move & leave the bulk of the work to the professionals.



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



3. Self-service or self-packing move - 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 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 & do not need a team to help with packing & assembling, a self-service move is probably all you'll need.



When choosing between quotes from relocation companies on Shiply, make sure you understand the service that each quote includes so you know exactly what to expect & how to prepare for moving day. Before accepting a quote, we recommend checking the Shiply profile of each company to verify their insurances, accreditations, & feedback from other Shiply users. Once you've decided which company to go for, accept your chosen quote & let them know of any changes that may affect them in the lead-up to your moving date.


Preparing for Your House Move



There are many things you can 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 move:



1. 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, & Royal Mail. Subscriptions, memberships, your TV licence, & phone bill will all need to be moved over to the new address, so make a list of everyone you need to inform & work your way down one by one.



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



3. Ask supermarkets for leftover cardboard boxes - Boxes don't have to cost a fortune. Ask friends & family for spare boxes or visit your local supermarket to see if they have any in the stockroom 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.



4. Pack your most-used items last - If you're struggling to get started with the packing, a great place to begin 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 regularly used.



5. 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 (e.g., kitchen, bedroom 1) will help the relocation company know where to take the box & will help you when unpacking at the new home. Stock up on parcel tape & pens & share them out to each family member so they can pack their own bedrooms.



6. 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, & there should be more relocation companies to choose from by avoiding a weekend date. If you've got children, moving on a weekday means they'll be at school, so they'll be safely out of the way & get to come back to a new home after their school day.



7. Recruit helpers - If you think you might need it, 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 & 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 companies can source the staff needed.



8. Keep in contact with your chosen company - If there are any changes that may affect how your chosen relocation company 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 than agreed or if you need more vehicle space than you anticipated.



9. 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, consider leaving things like cloths or bleach for the new owners to use.



10. 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 waste 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, & a toolkit.



By following these tips & using Shiply to find a reliable & affordable relocation company, you can make your move to or from South Glamorgan, UK as smooth & stress-free as possible. Happy moving!

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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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