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"Family furniture has found a new home."

shipping from Bedford Hills, New York Ocala, Florida for $500.00

Bedford Hills, New York
Ocala, Florida
1081 mi.

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When my great aunt and uncle were moved to a nursing home in New York, the family members here in Florida were worried about their possessions. We decided to look into moving several pieces of heavy wood furniture down south to keep them in the family, but it was very expensive. I had priced out the bedroom set which would have been around $1000 to $1700 to move. When I came across U-ship I was a bit sceptical, but I read some of the feedback and decided it was worth at least listing my shipment...afterall, it was free! When I started getting offers around $500 I was shocked. My family kept asking if it was safe, and about the reliability of the movers. I made sure to check the feedback rating of everyone who made offers, and even double checked on Better Business Bureau. I posted as many pictures as I could to make sure they understood how big the pieces were, since there was a triple dresser, armoire, etc. As more items cropped up, I asked how much more it would be. All in all, I spent $500 plus $144 in extra insurance, which all the family members chipped in for. We shipped a triple dresser, armoire, two nightstands, a mirror, two paintings, a desk and chair, two wooden framed chairs, an end table, two metal soda chairs, a headboard, and a lamp. Personally, I made out like a bandit. My share came out to only $100!! I am recommending this site to everyone I know. Thanks U-ship!!!

- Amy R.
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