PCS and Moving Discounts For Military
If you have a move in your future, you know you are going to have to spend some money. Here are some PCS and moving discounts to help save you some money.
While the military will move you if you are active duty, this isn’t always the case. Some choose to move or will need to move themselves. You also might not be moving because of a PCS, so all the expenses are on you. We’re here to hopefully help.
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PCS and Moving Discounts
Here are some companies to use to save you a little money with their military discounts.
UShip Military Discount
You can use UShip to price, book and ship everything you might need to be moved to a new place, including cars, freight, and furniture. They have partnered with TroopID to offer access to exclusive discounts and promotions for active duty, retirees, veterans, and military spouses. You can save up to 50% on moving and relocation services with special discounted listings and no transaction fees. https://www.uship.com/military/
U-Pack Military Discount
With U-Pack, you pack and load a moving trailer or container, and they do the driving. They can help you with your do-it-yourself move and all the planning with comparable rates. They will give you a $50 discount to save on your U-Pack move. You can also save $25 by reserving online. https://blog.upack.com/posts/military-moving-discounts.
PODS Military Discount
With PODS they will deliver an empty container, then you pack it up, and they will then deliver it to your new location. They can also store the PODS if need be, which is handy if you can’t take everything you want with you where you move but know you will want your things later. They offer discounts for active duty, retired, and veteran members of the US Forces. https://www.pods.com/military
SmartBox Military Discount
SmartBox containers can be used to pack up your items, then they will come and pick up the container, and either move it or store it for you. They offer $20 off your order if you are active duty which can be used towards storage and moving services. https://www.smartboxmovingandstorage.com/military-storage-and-moving-discounts
Penske Rental Military Discount
With Penske Truck Rental you can rent a truck to move yourself. They offer a 10% discount with a military or veteran id. They have a dedicated call center to assist active duty and veterans as well as their family with do-it-yourself moves. https://www.pensketruckrental.com/discounts/military/
Budget Truck Rental Military Discount
Budget Truck Rental will allow you to rent a moving truck and will give you a 20% military discount if you are traveling with orders. https://www.budgettruck.com/deals/military-discounts
Oz Moving and Storage Military Discount
Oz Moving and Storage is available in NY, NJ, and CA. They offer moving discounts for active duty members as well as veteran discounts to retired and non-active members of the army, navy, marines, air force, as well as the national guard and reserves. The discount is 10% off on moving and storage services for local moves and 5% on all services for long-distance moves. They also offer free moving boxes for military members and veterans. https://www.ozmoving.com/military
Northern American Van Lines Military Discount
North American Van Lines offer various military discounts through organizations such as VetRewards, the American Legion, and DAV (Disabled American Veteran.) They can sometimes be up to 50% off the cost of published tariff rates on interstate packing, moving, and storage services. https://www.northamerican.com/
Pet Air Carrier Military Discount
If you are traveling with orders to go overseas, you can receive $125 off for your first pet and $25 for each additional by using the Pet Air Carrier military discount. If all travel health documents are completed, and you only have booking and airline documents to produce, your discount will be $150 for the first pet and $50 for each additional pet. This company can also clear customs and forward your pet when returning to the US from overseas. They can also provide boarding if need be. http://www.petaircarrier.com/about/we-support-our-military/
ShipAnyCar Military Discount
If you need to ship one of your cars and you are not qualified to do so through the military, or you have an extra car you need to ship, going with ShipAnyCar will get you $25 off using their military discount. http://www.shipanycar.com/military-auto-transport.php
Using some of these discounts will help you stick to your moving budget and allow you to save a little bit of money during your move.