Long-Distance Moves for The Villages
A century of long-distance moving experience. Long-distance relocation is a big undertaking and can be much less stressful with an experienced long-distance mover by your side. Suddath® has been moving people since 1919 and relocates over 80,000 households every year. We offer a variety of long-distance moving services that are entirely flexible to meet your needs. For example, if the most stressful part of relocation is packing, use our full-service packing and unpacking service.
250+ hours of training for crew members. No matter what moving services you need, we have the highly-trained experts to help. It begins with our move coordinators, who serve as your one call for any moving need or question, and continues with our drivers, crate builders, packing teams, and customs experts.
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TRUST GOES A LONG WAY
I have moved with this company five times moving from Florida to New Jersey and Back to Florida from New Jersey. Every time I use them it has worked out well,obviously that’s why I keep coming back to them for my moving needs.Our Relocation consultant Daniel Diaz was exceptional he not only made everything easy and effortless but he was a pleasure to speak to and to work with. I have to say he has been the best relocation consultant and highly recommend him
Joe Ann Fantasia
We were very impressed with the Orlando end of our long-distance move! Arualdo Acendo and the crew were professional, friendly, and efficient. They went above and beyond for us to help sort out issues from the shipping company and to make sure we were all set up. I highly recommend this team!
Arnoldo and his crew from Suddath completed the move of a small load from Ohio. People from Panes in Ohio were great as were Arnaldo and team The sturdy wooden crate protected our small load, it arrived on time and although not all boxes are yet unpacked what we’ve seen is fine. All team members from the estimate to pickup and delivery were friendly, professional and thoughtful. We recommend
Moved us from Naples to The Villages. Was to be a 2 day move out but the 4 man team worked so hard they did it in only 1 day. All went well. Very pleasant & polite team. Would definitely use again. In fact understand that the same team will doing the move in from storage to new home & we are very happy about that.
Terri and her team at Suddath are fantastic! I literally cannot say enough good things about them. I was so anxious about our interstate move with two young kids and Terri lead me through the whole process, making sure I understood everything, answering all my questions promptly and clearly, and providing real professionals who came and helped us pack and move. Communication with the movers was excellent, they were on-time, efficient but careful, fastidious. Not a scratch on our home-former or new. Cannot recommend them enough.
We moved from NJ. Our furniture was in storage for over a month in Orlando. Erick, Yavier, Tom and Ricardo delivered our furniture to us in Daytona Beach. They took great pride in our home. They covered the floors, cushioned the doorway and we’re very careful with our stuff and extremely grateful to them. Thank you for sending this crew. Rosemarie De Riggi
Rosemarie De Riggi
Mr. Acevedo and his team were beyond efficient, attentative, and polite. My sister was relocated from Orlando to South Dakota and I was here taking care of the move. The team took care of my sister’s items like their own and made sure each item was handled carefully. Nothing was thrown, everything was placed. To say they were efficient is an understatement. They have a process in place that takes care of your move in a timely manner, it was rather impressive. I would recommend Mr. Acevedo and his team to anybody who needs to move. Thank you so much!
Our 5 star review was for the crew who unloaded the truck and moved items into our house. The crew consisted of Josue Carso and T’mari Hippolyte. They were efficient, professional and very pleasant to work with during the move. They followed instructions as to where boxes and tubs of items went in the various rooms. However we will be filing a claim on how the containers were originally loaded in Michigan. Rubbermaid tubs were so badly loaded the tops were crushed in by the weight of the container placed on them. Several plastic containers were crushed as well. A large TV was loaded on its side although box was clearly marked as to which side needed to be in upright position. While we are not pleased with that part of the move your movers did a fantastic job unloading so as not to break any items.
Very professional, quick, efficient, very very nice. My grandma says that the man who packed and loaded did an amazing job. Even was very informative about how the move was going to work. This is my first big move from Orlando to Washington & things have been smooth. Now just waiting for it to arrive soon. I would go through them again!
EASY LONG-DISTANCE MOVING
Short- and Long-Term Storage Options
Some customers need to store some items until their new home is ready for move-in day. Others need storage for an extended time while they are outside of Florida. We have over 3 million square feet of storage facilities all over the United States. No matter which facility you choose, you will have 24/7 climate control and security monitoring. All of your household goods and furniture will be safe from theft and extreme weather until you are ready to take possession.
Dedicated Move Coordinators
Every customer at Suddath is assigned a single point of contact known as a move coordinator. They are highly experienced in helping our customers plan, prepare, and complete their cross country move. You never have to worry about getting the runaround or being transferred to multiple contacts in a phone tree. Your dedicated coordinator will remain in close contact with you throughout every step of your long-distance relocation.
Suddath’s coordinators are trained in all aspects of a long-distance move and are there to help relieve the stress and worry that comes with moving cross country. They will meet with you to discuss every moving service you need, your timeline, and even make sure that permits for loading and unloading are obtained when necessary. With Suddath’s long-distance move coordinators, you get to reclaim your time and spend it with your friends in The Villages before you move away.
High Quality Cross-Country Mover
Through Atlas Van Lines, we can ensure that the member we partner with to complete your long-distance move shares Suddath values, and participate in the required training, background-checking, and screenings.
This moving protocol will work for those seeking The Villages as their destination. Ranked as one of the best places to retire in the country, this 55-plus community has essentially become a city of its own. Suddath can lead your successful long-distance relocation to The Villages from any starting point across the nation through our elaborate network of trusted partners.
Moving Teams with 250+ Hours of Training
It’s important to know that your possessions are being protected and considered every step of the way during a long-distance move. It’s important to you that the things you’ve worked your whole life for are treated with respect. It’s important to us, too.
As a partner and every team member you interact with during your long-distance move has passed our rigorous background check before ever working on a customer’s move. Each Suddath moving team member is also educated at Suddath University. This week-long intensive course provides in-depth training and education in moving, and relocation.
Specialized long-distance services
LONG-DISTANCE MOVING RESOURCES
THE VILLAGES LONG-DISTANCE MOVING FAQ
Yes. Suddath offers two options, and you can choose what’s the best option for you. If you would like the minimum coverage, which is at no cost, that coverage gets you $0.60 per pound per article. It is the most economical option that we have, but it only provides minimal protection.
We do offer full value protection if you would like to replace or have the item repaired to the condition that we received it in. If something were to be damaged, there is a cost for that, but it’s $6.00 per 10,000 lbs. So, if you have a 10,000-pound shipment, for example, you’ll have $60,000 in coverage. Again though, the standard is $0.60 per lb. If something were to get damaged, it would get weighed, multiplied by the $0.60, and that’s what you would be reimbursed for the claim.
We work hard to take care of your items. However, should there be a damaged item, you would get in touch with your Orlando move coordinator and ask for a claims form. You would fill that out and submit it back to them, and then that person will get it to our claims department, where it will get assigned to an adjuster, and they will work with you on resolving your claim.
There are two options. We have a binding estimate, or a binding cost of these services specified in advance, that will give you the cost of the long-distance move, and then we have a non-binding estimate. A non-binding is used when you’re not exactly sure what’s moving. For example, you may not know yet if your daughter’s going to move with you, or if the things in the garage are going. Non-binding leaves options open, but there could be additional charges if weight goes higher than anticipated.
Your personal move coordinator is available to answer questions and help you reach your destination as quickly as possible, and with as little stress as possible. They will act as your single-point-of-contact and will guide you through the entire process, including paperwork, move planning and packing options.
Part of our standard operating procedure at Suddath is, as soon as we come in and meet you, we’re going to lay extensive floor protection. If you have hardwood floors, we’re going to put down cardboard, we’re going to wrap banisters, and if you have a main thoroughfare that’s a stairway, it’s going to get carpet shield. We have another neoprene-type rug runner we lay down in the area where we’re going to operate the most, and door jamb covers to make sure doors don’t get chipped up.
Our long-distance movers wrap all of your furniture inside of your house before bringing it to the truck and do the same when we’re at the destination, making the delivery. Everything comes off the truck padded into the designated area, unwrapped and placed in your desired location, minimizing the possibility of damages.
Our tenure should speak for itself, as we’ve been in the Central Florida area for 80 years, and Suddath has been in Florida since 1919. Beyond that experience, no other long distance moving company invests into crew training, background checks and safety standards to the same high standard as Suddath.