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Long Distance Moving Experts

Whether you are making a move just over the state line or across the U.S., Arpin of RI can deliver a stress-free moving experience. 

In addition to our excellent customer service reputation as local movers in RI, we also bring the same professional techniques to our long-distance moving services. We strive to deliver the same level of excellence to make your next long-distance move as stress-free and efficient as possible.

Arpin Long Distance Moving Services

Arpin of Rhode Island has been moving families in New England since 1900. We understand that your possessions are important to you, our staff is thoroughly trained to ensure they provide you with the level of service and trust you’ve come to expect from Arpin of Rhode Island.

What is Interstate or long-distance moving?

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There are basically two types of moves; interstate (Long Distance) and local. Local moves are typically defined as a shorter distance move within one state’s borders and typically take one or two days to complete. Local moves are priced by the number of workers and the number of hours needed to complete the move.

Interstate moves are typically a long-distance move from one state to another and require more thorough planning, packing, and preparation. The transportation costs of interstate moves are calculated using the weight of the shipment, the distance traveled, and the cost of living profile of the origin and destination cities.

Since RI is so tiny, moves that cross into Massachusetts and Connecticut can be priced as either a local or interstate move. Arpin of RI will calculate the pricing for both shipping types and charge the lower of the two options.

Arpin RI also offers a small shipment option called Priority Relocation Service or PRS. The priority shipping option is a good fit for tiny shipments, smaller shipments needing a fast transit time, smaller shipments going to out-of-the-way places, or any combination of these factors.

Long Distance Move Packing & Storage Options

Arpin of RI offers interstate packing services as well. We offer a hybrid packing program where customers can pack all of their items, Arpin RI can pack all of them, or we can combine our different skills to tailor a custom packing solution to fit every customer’s needs. 

Customers who are relocating to another state might have to temporarily store their items during the move. This is called Storage in Transit or SIT. Arpin of Rhode Island’s one-acre warehouse is the perfect location to temporarily store your items while your new home is being built or waiting for the closing. Arpin of RI has a storage solution to fit every interstate customer’s needs.

Getting a Long Distance Moving Price Quote

Arpin of RI offers customers two ways to get a long-distance moving price quote. The standard way is to make an appointment for a salesperson to visit your home for a free, no-obligation in-home estimate. 

During the estimate, the salesperson will visually determine the truck access, and evaluate items to be packed and moved. When completed, they will furnish you with a written estimate for the services requested.

Arpin of RI can also perform a “virtual estimate” without any person to person contact. With a virtual estimate, the customer and salesperson will meet phone to phone using a mobile app similar to FaceTime. The customer will provide the same guided tour, but use their cell phone camera as the eyes and ears of the salesperson. As with the standard estimate, the customer will get an itemized written quote when a virtual estimate is performed.

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What Our Customers Say About Our Service

I was extremely pleased with our residential move with Arpin of Rhode Island. Tom provided the initial quote for the move which was professional, competitive & accurate. Gabrielle coordinated the timing of the move & answered our many questions with kindness & patience. We were able to get boxes from the facility free of charge which was extremely helpful. Communication was excellent. Everything was timely, no waiting & wondering. Our moving professionals - Ron, Nick, Pierre & Johnny - were awesome. They were so helpful, professional & careful during the entire move! We had absolutely no damage to our homes or our personal items. Everything ran so smoothly & there were no surprises! Following the move, they picked up all the boxes & packing paper for a very reasonable fee. I would not hesitate for one second to use the services of Arpin for any future needs. I can’t say enough good things about the people and services. If you’re moving, give them a call. You won’t be disappointed!!
Sherry M.
I used Arpin moving services twice in the last 14 months. I requested the same crew for the 2nd move . All the guys were professional, courteous, and conscious of our new home. They laid blankets down on our carpets as it was raining on the day of our move. I would absolutely use them again.
Matthew I.
Care was taken in moving out and in of our belongings. Thank you for a smooth move!
Laurel H.
I really appreciate recycling materials and being able to get used boxes for packing. Moving day was efficient and my furnishings were well-cared for. I have used Arpin for all my moves and highly recommend them.
Susan W.
Super professional - handled our furniture with care: wrapped in blankets, ramps on every step. The men were friendly, polite and took pride in their work.
Dana S.
We received an estimate quickly and the final charge was even less. The three movers were professional and careful.
Christine W.
On-time, no damage and cooperative.
Roger D.
Checked in to pickup a load going to Miami FL. Immediately told to back into a door. Went inside the warehouse and James Trimble load me asap. Another gentleman helped but I didn’t get his name. Speed and efficiency is second to none. Great job guys!Large space to maneuver a 53ft trailer and able to park overnight on site.
ricardo L.
Great experience with the move! Team was friendly and professional. Easy process from beginning to end, from making appointment for the price quote with Customer Service, to the initial walk through for the price quote, to the end of the process of the movers showing up and moving. They were fast and efficient and even through a couple of deals/money off towards me and my Fiancé. I would highly recommend Arlin of Rhode Island to family and friends! Great Company!
Ryan H.
I was so impressed with the professional organizational skills of the three men who helped me move I could not have been happier. They worked very well together and made light of having to cover furniture and even left me with the covers so the furniture would not get ruined. They totally took control of moving from two different locations and knew of short cuts that were advantageous to me.
Joanne S.
At each step of the move, the Arpin team was helpful and friendly.From the availability of used(gently) moving boxes to offering tips for how we could save money on the move. The final cost for the move was significantly less than the estimate. We recommend Arpin to everyone we know considering a move.
Francis M.
The movers were hard working and professional. When something went wrong (I’ve moved many times and something always goes wrong) they took accountability and made it right. You can’t ask for more than that. Pricing was competitive and the service from their back office (Steve F. and team) was super. I would recommend them to my friends.
Rick S.
They were there when we needed them. Very professional moving us from a large storage unit to a a two floor townhouse. Arrived on time and finished early. Good two truck team with four movers. Adjusted final price downward as they completed the job earlier than anticipated. Fair and honest.
Barry M.
Everyone was very helpful, and friendly.
Ritchy A.
Great customer service!
Shari D.
Jim T and crew unloaded my trucks fast & efficiently .. Thanks guys
Darlene H.
Arpin was excellent, from initial contact and estimation through completion. They are trustworthy and professional, which makes them stand out in this industry. We used them multiple times for multiple moves and they never let us down.
Bill & Nancy W.
Liberty Moving and Storage/ Arpin of Rhode Island is a great place to work. I have been with them for almost 9 years. Great people
Jimmie D.
Having spent 28 years in the Army I have made many, many moves. The best moving experiences I have had is with Arpin. I just stood out of the way and they did it all. Three times I moved in NYC and it was incredible how the driver was able to maneuver the big rig 18-wheeler in some of the tightest spaces I have ever witnessed. As in all the moves with Arpin, the crew was totally professional and packed, then unpacked, my belongings with great care. Their techniques used to move the large items and a grand piano, demonstrates a very a high level of skill I have never witnessed with other DoD contracted movers. I will always call on Arpin of Rhode Island to move me again. I can't say enough good things about this excellent company and the crews they train to care my most precious belongs. Thanks guys; You know who you are.
John O.
My experience with Arpin of Rhode Island was a very positive one! The driver politely initiated the process, and everyone was extremely helpful and very professional! I would highly recommend using this them.
Anne L.
We contacted several large moving companies to select one to move us from RI to FL and selected Arpin based on pricing and initial service. They were fantastic! The packing crew and driver were so professional and careful with our items and our home. The delivery time was excellent, and the crew that delivered our furniture was just as great. I would highly recommend Arpin to everyone.
Amy M.
Great folks to work with and for...The last family owned carrier.
Skip A.
Nice new facade
Ron G.

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