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Old 01-20-2018, 03:08 PM   #1
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Have a armoire need to ship from Mesa to Iowa need suggestions, thinking of renting haul but was wanting other ideas. Just driving a car back.
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A big box comes to mind. If it's from Ikea, don't assemble it until the final destination. You could also rent a U-Haul trailer and haul it yourself, put it on the roof of your Toad in a box or crate, or pay a trucking company to ship it. A few more details would help us be more creative.
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no affiliation and no direct experience - others have told me they have used them and it worked out.

If no rush / timetable - I have contacted a local mover and they moved a bedroom suite for me. They should be able to do better w/ flexibility to piggy back on a load headed that way.
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There's an app(?) called "Roadie" that connects shippers (you) with normal folks that are headed that direction anyway. It's supposed to be cheaper for you and get them some gas money for a trip they were making anyway.

I've never used it, just looked at it out of curiosity.
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Old 01-22-2018, 07:51 AM   #6
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Not sure where you're headed in Iowa, but I did a quick check on U-haul one-way rentals from Mesa to Demoine and their smallest enclosed trailer is only $54 for a one-way rental...

I doubt you'll be able to beat that for shipping any other way.

Of course you have to add in the additional cost of fuel and potential aggravation of towing a trailer on your trip...

Good luck with what ever you chose!
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