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Moving a piano can be daunting. Such a valuable and large item requires some serious know-how. Luckily, with uShip, piano moving is stress-free and straightforward. Because pianos are sensitive pieces of equipment, you'll want to hire professional piano movers for this process, and uShip will help you find the best rates on piano movers. Attempting to DIY a piano move can result in damage to the piano, house, or worst – yourself. Relying on piano movers in Canada with years of experience, you can get your instrument moved safely, efficiently and affordably. We'll help you find the best transporters, the best rates, and offer advice along the way. If anything goes wrong during the shipment, uShip is here to help

By listing on uShip, you'll get competing quotes from top piano shipping companies, giving you peace of mind that you're getting the best rates.You'll create a detailed listing with information about your piano, timeframe and any other details, then receive quotes from piano transporters ready to compete for your business. You'll be able to review each transporter individually, so you can make the best choice.

How to Ship a Piano

With uShip, moving a piano is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1 | Create Your Shipment Listing

First, determine your piano moving needs: piano size and weight, timeframe and pickup/delivery locations. You should provide the make and model of your piano for an accurate measure of its dimensions and weight. Include as much detail as you can to get accurate quotes. If you can, include photos of the piano, as this will increase the number of quotes you receive.

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When you've completed your piano shipment listing, you'll begin receiving quotes from piano moving companies who will compete to win your business. Comparing these quotes, you'll be sure to get the best rates for piano moving in your area. With each quote, you can communicate directly with the carrier to ask specific questions and get to know how they work.

Every piano shipping company on uShip has their own carrier profile, which you can review as you look through your quotes. Here, you can review safety records, past piano transport transaction and customer feedback, as well as the carrier's insurance coverage. Depending on their coverage, you may want to purchase additional cargo insurance through uShip. Transporters will usually include photos of their equipment as well, so you can see exactly how your piano will be traveling. After reviewing the transporter's history and feedback, you should feel confident in choosing the right transporter for the job.

3 | Piano Shipping & Delivery

When you decide on a piano transporter, you can contact them directly to work out details. Together, you'll decide on pickup and delivery times and locations, as well as agree on payment. You should give your transporter any relevant third party contact information, and be sure to mention any special treatment your piano requires. You'll need to be prepared to maintain communication with the transporter during the transport. If anything doesn't go according to plan, uShip is here to help with every step of the journey.

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How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Piano?

The cost to ship a piano depends on several factors, including distance, type of piano, price of fuel, and any special care for your piano. On average, it costs $4.47 per km to ship a piano less than 100 kms, and costs $0.93 km to move a piano less than 1,000 kms.

You can get a better idea of what you can expect to pay by reviewing out cost to ship pianos page, where you'll see real past transactions of piano transports completed through our marketplace.

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