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United and Mayflower vs. PODS ®, Pack Rat ® and U-Pack ®
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  United and Mayflower PODS ® Pack Rat ® U-Pack ®
Delivered to your location
Smooth interior walls in all containers for easy loading      
Translucent roof for natural lighting    
Flush-mounted tie-down rings in all containers for easily securing items      
Online pricing for long-distance moving and storage services    
No personal information required for online quoting tool    
Initial price quoted includes all required delivery and pickup fees in price displayed      
Manage your services online  
16-foot containers available  
Online space calculator  
One call for containers and professional packing & loading services
(Personal information not required)
     
Over 150 years of moving and storage experience      

United and Mayflower Container Services is not sponsored by, or affiliated with any of the companies referenced in this chart. No competitor authorized this comparison and it is based on information published on the competitor's public website as of 9/28/11.

PODS ® and United and Mayflower's Interior
PODS ® Container Interior vs. United and Mayflower Container Interior

United and Mayflower Container Services - A difference you can appreciate

United and Mayflower portable moving and storage containers were designed to the specifications of the moving professionals at United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit to benefit you, the consumer.

 

Delivered to your location - Your United or Mayflower container is delivered to your house or business. You specify the date and time and we'll arrange to get it there. You don't even have to be present. It's that easy.

Smooth interior walls - Every United and Mayflower container features smooth walls to make loading your belongings much easier.

Translucent roof - United and Mayflower portable moving and storage containers were designed to the specifications of the moving professionals at United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit to benefit you, the consumer. Our translucent roof material maximizes the amount of natural light in the container, an important feature when loading or accessing your belongings in the container outdoors without artificial lighting. One of the most preferred features is our translucent roof!

Flush-mounted tie-down rings - Every United and Mayflower container features strategically positioned flush-mounted tie-down rings throughout the container for an extra measure of stability when loading and tying-down your goods. The flush-mounted feature allows you to position your furniture and boxes so your moving container is unobstructed for continued easy loading.

Online pricing - You can easily determine the costs to rent a United and Mayflower moving container for a local rental, a long-distance move or for storage. And, you don't have to provide any of the personal information required by PODS ® or Pack Rat ® to obtain a storage rate.

No hidden fees - When shopping for portable containers, make sure you are getting the complete picture! We confidently display the total comprehensive price for container rentals for both storage and moving while competitors such as PODS ® and Pack Rat ® require you to either call for rates or show only part of the cost you will need to pay unless you click on additional sections to add services to the total price. Compare United and Mayflower to PODS  ® rates.

Manage your services online - It's easy to manage your storage container rental online. Just login to edit your event dates, review your billing, view your agreements or use one of our moving resource tools.

16-foot containers - When comparing our prices with others, make sure the comparison is for a similarly sized container. For example, when looking at competitors such as U-Pack ®, be sure to note the length of their container which is less than half the size of one of our 16' containers.

Online space calculator - Planning a rental for your moving or storage needs is simple with United and Mayflower Container Services' online space calculator. The calculator helps you determine how many containers are recommended for your moving or storage needs.

One call - It's simple to arrange all of your moving or storage needs from United and Mayflower Container Services. In one simple phone call you can rent your container, book professional packing and loading services and buy packing supplies. No transferring, no other connections, just one call. You can't receive this level of service from PODS ® or Pack Rat ®.

Over 150 years of experience - United and Mayflower are more than just a company offering moving and storage container services. We can arrange services from DIY to full-service moving and storage, in addition to container rentals. We bring a combined 150 years of experience and can help make your moving and storage experience with us stress-free, because our team is made up of professional, trusted storage and moving experts and we are available seven days a week to help with any questions you may have about renting portable storage and moving containers.

PODS ® is a registered trademark for PODS Enterprises, Inc. PACK RAT ® is a registered trademark for Pack-Rat Portable Mini Storage LLC. ABF ® and U-PACK ® are registered trademarks for ABF Freight Systems, Inc. United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit are not sponsored by or affiliated with any of these competitors.


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