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Allied Van Lines

About Allied Van Lines

Allied Van Lines is a well-established moving company that helps households and businesses with local, long-distance and international relocations. Its services include full-service packing, short- and long-term storage, online shipment tracking and auto transport. It has been in business since 1928 and moves over 100,000 families each year.

Overall Satisfaction Rating

  • 5 stars
    299
  • 4 stars
    261
  • 3 stars
    160
  • 2 stars
    26
  • 1 stars
    23

Pros

  • Online tracking
  • Wide availability
  • Easy quote process

Cons

  • No 24/7 claims number
  • CHigh costs for local moves

Bottom Line

Allied Van Lines offers a range of services to make relocations go as smoothly as possible. Quotes are on the higher end, but the customizable full-service options and reliability might be worth it for some customers.

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Rated with 5 stars
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We had a great move from Chicago To Indy during COVID-19. Ernie and Terry were our primary contacts and they were great at keeping the communications up. They brought their own PP...

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Rated with 5 stars
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The guys were awesome... I was moving across the country and I had to pack the car along with enough room for three boys ages 3 month 2 years and 4... They came and packed up ever...

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About Allied Van Lines

Allied Van Lines works with an extensive network of movers across the country to facilitate moves almost anywhere. For local or interstate moves, it’s best to request a quote for the most accurate pricing estimate — just provide some details about your move and contact information.

If you like the quote, an Allied relocation assistant will help you plan and schedule your move. At this point, you'll have the opportunity to request additional services, such as storage in transit. Keep in mind that Allied requires a virtual or in-home inspection before your moving date. Once all your belongings are loaded up, you can track your shipment online or through an app.

Allied Van Lines moving costs

Allied Van Lines’ costs can vary greatly depending on where you live, where you’re going and how much stuff you have.

According to recent reviews, long-distance moves with packing services start between $2,000 and $5,000. The average cost for a cross-country move is $3,500 (based on an average weight of 7,000 pounds and a traveling distance of 1,000 miles).

The total weight of your shipment is one of the biggest price factors, so the estimate could be inaccurate if you don’t account for heavy items. Allied Van Lines has additional charges for certain services, such as full-service packing and car and boat transport.

Allied Van Lines moving services

Some services with Allied Van Lines are included in the upfront estimated price, such as loading and shipment tracking. The company can provide boxes and supplies for do-it-yourself packing, or you can hire a team to do it all, usually at an hourly rate. Some customers opt for fragile-only packing instead of full-service packing to reduce costs.

In addition to local and long-distance household moving, packing and supplies, Allied offers the following services:

  • Corporate relocation
  • Cross-country moving
  • Interstate moving
  • International moving
  • Storage for in-transit items and long-term storage
  • Furniture disassembly and reassembly
  • Auto and boat transport

Allied Van Lines FAQ

Is Allied Van Lines a broker?
Allied Van Lines is registered as both a broker and a carrier, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
Does Allied Van Lines have insurance?
Yes, Allied Van Lines includes basic liability coverage with every move. Under this coverage, if the company loses or damages your belongings, it reimburses you 60 cents per pound per article. This means that if your mover damages your 30-pound TV that’s worth $1,000, you would receive only $18. You can also purchase full valuation coverage, which reimburses you the actual value of items, through Allied’s Extra Care Protection plan.
Can I track my move with Allied?
Yes, Allied Van Lines has an online tracking tool you can use to check the status of a move.
Can Allied Van Lines move my car?
Yes, Allied Van Lines can find you an auto transporter to move your vehicle.
Does Allied Van Lines offer packing services?
Yes, Allied Van Lines offers full-service packing, fragile-item-only packing and supplies for DIY packing.

Is Allied Van Lines a good moving company?

Overall, we think Allied Van Lines is a good choice for most moves. Prices can be a little high, but this isn’t necessarily a negative — we tend to be wary of unusually low prices that indicate a company might be cutting corners. It’s worth it for those willing to spend a little more to make sure their movers are seasoned professionals — especially when moving over long distances.

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Rated with 5 stars
Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
Original review: May 17, 2021

First, Richard was very responsive to my initial request for information. He was very cordial and answered all of my questions when he came to evaluate and give a cost estimate. Tanya was very courteous in following up and very efficient on answering my questions about scheduling and billing. The drivers were both very kind and respectful. Nathan and Jeff did an amazing job of loading, delivery, and unloading on the day of my move. Both were gentlemen and very kind and very diligent in taking care of all of my items and went above and beyond in helping me on my stressful day of moving.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: April 15, 2021

    Thank you Frank and Allied/Victory Van for the stress free move! My belongings were safely moved from one location to another and were well packed. The moving staff was very friendly and helpful. They set up furniture at my new home and removed the larger boxes. They carefully handled our fragile instruments and made sure everything arrived in one piece. I have moved a lot and this was the first time care was taken to wrap ALL of my furniture. Customer service was also awesome! Thank you Kylie for always getting back to me as soon as possible with answers to my questions. We really appreciate all of you!

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: March 10, 2021

    I would highly recommend Berger/ Allied for anyone seeking a moving company to service their moving needs. I utilized the company to help with my relocation out of state. I also needed to employ their storage services because of the complexity of my move. The Moving Coordinator Mark B** was excellent. Very professional, personable and went the extra mile to help customize my needs. The entire staff from the office personnel, primarily Rachel **, the packers & movers were very accommodating, efficient & genuinely cared about me as a customer. Giving a 5 star rating isn't sufficient to fully express my gratitude & satisfaction with the services they provided me.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: March 5, 2021

    Berger moving in conjunction with Allied Van Lines made moving furniture to a new house in another state easy. They were very professional starting with the quote to communicating about the move. T J loaded the truck and drove it. He arrived on time, was pleasant, worked quickly and got the job done. Everything arrived safely and was unloaded and placed exactly where I wanted it, even when I ask to move things around it was not a problem. Thank you Berger moving for making a stressful time easier!

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Nov. 8, 2020

    Allied is a good company, the movers/packers turned on that old school music and started packing to the music. It was three of them and they packed everything very well until it was time to unpack. I had a total of 3 televisions and they swore up and down I only had 2 but the invoice didn't lie. I had three and they didn't realize it until after they had left.

    In my kitchen I specially told the packer to pack a certain cabinet, that included all the pots and pans, to my surprise I only had the bottoms to all my pots. Well then unpacking clothes I had a few church suits, and some Jordan tennis shoes that came up missing, and some cable equipment. Man it was frightening. I had've had to pay for the equipment that was lost which would have cost me over $900. Man I talked to my consultant. We located all the everything. Someone had moved it to the other side with someone else's stuff. But glad that I knew the person they were shipping to otherwise I would've been up the creek

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: June 3, 2021

    The gentlemen delivered my furniture professionally and with a white glove experience. I would call on Crate and Barrel again for outstanding service. They called 20 minutes before they arrived. They were careful removing the furniture from the crates and assembling the furniture, bringing the furniture inside and placing the furniture where I needed it.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: June 3, 2021

    The company was very responsive and helpful in scheduling and making sure I was ready for the move. Douglas, the mover was very professional and made sure all furniture was properly protected. They arrived and unloaded to where I requested things go. I would recommend them to anyone.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: June 3, 2021

    I’ve used other movers and from quote to unpacking these guys have been the best. Our mover however, was the best part of the experience. Relocating is super stressful but Mr. ** treated me so kindly and respectfully. He treated my things as if they were his own. At unpacking, he made sure everything was in its right place and that all of my boxes were easily accessible which made unpacking super efficient. Most importantly, not one thing was broken or damaged. I can’t recommend Mr. ** enough.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: June 2, 2021

    The moving crew lead by David was simply amazing to work with and took the extra time and precautions to ensure they were being careful with our possessions. The team was extremely polite and very professional and an absolute joy to work with! We have moved 3 times now cross-country, and this was by far the best experience we have ever had!

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: June 1, 2021

    Thank you to the driver and team for a well organized and uneventful move. Our household goods arrived on time and nothing was broken or lost. The driver was professional, kind and helpful. Kept in touch with updates at all time. Thank you for everything!

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