Moving from Greater Ottawa to Greater Toronto
First Rate Movers schedules weekly trips to the greater Toronto area.
Destinations include Mississauga, Oakville, Etobicoke, Brampton, North York, Newmarket, Scarborough and many other locations.
We also deliver to Brockville, Kingston, Belleville, Oshawa, Ajax, Pickering and other towns along the 401 corridor to Toronto.
When moving from Ottawa to Toronto or one of these locations, you can realize substantial savings by co-ordinating
your move through First Rate Movers as part of a consolidated or shared trip. Our customers often save up to $600 off the cost of
their move compared to booking a dedicated trip.
The cost of a long distance move within Ontario is broken into two parts:
- An hourly rate for labour to load and unload the truck
- A flat rate travel charge to cover all or a portion of travel-related expenses.
Expenses include wages for driving time, fuel, kilometers, food and lodging for the crew, and any other necessary services
The savings realized by taking part in this type of move are the result of a reduction in travel charges due to other parties,
moving to Toronto or returning to Ottawa, absorbing a portion of the cost. For an average trip to Toronto, the travel charge would
usually be around $1500 depending on the size of the truck involved. In a consolidated trip, a moving customer could expect to save
up to 40% off of the regular travel charge.
A small two bedroom apartment usually takes around 5 hours of labour to load to and from the moving truck. At an average rate of
$100 per hour, $500 would be the labor portion of the moving cost. This size move would fit in the 18' truck for which the travel
charge would normally be around $1500 or so. On a regular move then, this customer could expect to pay $2000 to move their apartment.
However, the customer is flexible on the moving date and books a crew to move them to Toronto as part of a consolidated trip. The
travel charge is reduced by around 40% which saves them $600 off the total cost of the move. They end up paying $1400 instead of $2000
to move their two bedroom apartment.
Thank you for considering our moving services. Please click here for an estimate for your upcoming move and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like more information.