(Moving) - Should I Rent a Truck or Get a POD?

Typically when you move you think of getting a rental truck and the costs of it and also how much mileage they’ll charge you, moving can be very stressful! However the customary method of truck rental and hauling possessions is no longer the only method.  Another method is a storage pod! Storage pods are portable storage units you can rent monthly, daily, or weekly. The storage company will pick up the pod and either store it or deliver it to your new location.


Renting a truck

    Typically truck rentals are limited in terms of the usage period and incur charges when that period of time is exceeded. Pods don’t incur time charges until the delivery company picks up the pod for storage. Keep in mind that you can also load items into the pod at any time of day or night. Both pods and truck rentals allow you on how to manage how you move your belongings from one place to another. You can easily save money and the time you spend, as opposed to hiring a truck and moving crew as a package.


How to Rent a Storage PODs?

When it comes to moving day you spend a great deal of time covering your furniture with padding or blankets, packing clothes and miscellaneous items into boxes, and carefully wrapping fragile items. Completing the packing process is quite an accomplishment, but then the realization may set in that you have to physically move everything. Most likely the boxes and furniture may not all fit in your car. Storage PODS are an easy solution to the question of how to actually move your belongings. All you do is simply put everything in a big storage container, or POD and then it’s delivered by truck to your new home. Here a few steps on how to rent a storage POD.


  1. Go to your favorite search engine and type “rent a storage pod”

  2. Click on the website links of several companies that offer storage pods and look for the companies that operate in your area

  3. Call each company and request a quote for the dates and size of pods that you want

  4. Once you have all the quotes from the companies circle the company with the best price

  5. rent the pod from a company who offered the best price