How College Students Can Do Small Removals
The cost of removals for students can go very high. This is especially so when a student has to travel very far to get to the campus. Even if one only has a few things, one cannot avoid high costs because of the distance of travel. Nevertheless, there are some ways to lower the costs in the end.
Do Your Homework
You may have to work harder to find a removals company or a van for hire who will charge you one way. You could also find someone who is in the same situation as you are. Surely that person would be willing to share the cost with you. Still, all of these depend on the element of chance. It would be better if you know the person you are sharing the vehicle and the cost with so you will be more relaxed that there won't be any mix up or scam during the drive.
Be Flexible on the Date
You cannot be flexible on your destination. So if you want to get lower rates, you should be flexible on the date instead. This way you can go with the person going your way even if he is planning to go there at a different date.
Just make sure that when you share a van that your things are boxed and labeled properly. This way you will know your own things and it would easily be loaded and moved during the travel and when it arrives your destination. You will not only save money but you will also have an easier and more convenient move to college.