PODS Moving & Storage

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Quality of service:4⭐
Punctuality:4⭐
Accuracy of Estimate:4⭐
Professionalism according to customers’ reviews:3.3⭐

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About PODS

PODS (Portable On Demand Storage) pioneered the storage container moving industry, which allows movers to pack their own belongings into shipping containers which are then transported by the company to the destination. The company started their trip in the container moving and storage voyage since 1998, making it one of the most well-known companies out there. PODS is a great option for people who need storage before, during, or after their move and especially, if they are looking for a budget-friendly moving option.
PODS may be the best choice for you if you plan your move beforehand as containers tend to be booked up months ahead.

Moving-Me about PODS

PODS brings versatility and ease to the self-pack move. It also tends to be slightly more expensive than other container companies for long-distance moves. It offers a good variety of container sizes but the availability of containers can be a problem unless you’re planning your move months in advance. PODS doesn’t offer online quotes for long-distance moves. Under PODS’s storage prices, renting a twelve-foot container starts at $149.99, and renting a sixteen-foot container is $159.99.

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What is PODS cost?

Be ready that the average PODS cost is $475—$800, while a long-distance move is around $800—$5,000. Remember that prices also depend on such factors as container size, a shipment size, chosen services and distance from A to B point. This is the reason why you better compare competing moving quotes from licensed movers with our tool here.

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PODS Reviews

★★★☆☆
WOW, the container is in my driveway!! PODS contacted me the same day after I reached out to them. They called me, said they reviewed my account and offered to deliver my container, very different than my prior conversation with them. What can I say? I am very grateful and happy my property is here and that PODS changed their mind. How do you rate PODS properly now? They fixed the situation but it wasn't easy on my part, they also stonewalled me prior to reaching out over social media. I raised the rating to 3 stars "satisfied with the experience", it would have been 5 stars if it wasn't for the delivery issues.
- Daniel

★★☆☆☆
My husband and I scheduled Pods for a move from Alabama to Texas. When we talked to the customer service rep they told us it would be a 6 day turn around time from the pickup of our Pod to drop off. When we called to let them know that our pod was ready for pick up at our location in Alabama, the customer service rep then told us it would now be a 14 day turn around time. So now during this covid -19 we will have to stay in a hotel with our 10-month-old baby and 6 year old and 8 days longer than what was quoted originally because who can live in a completely empty apartment. Had we known it was going to be 14 days when we first scheduled... we could have extended our original move out date. This is totally unacceptable!
- Cherie

★☆☆☆☆
I had 2 PODS in storage and requested a specific one to be delivered and PODS still got confused and deliver incorrectly despite my confirmation. It was stressful and I had to call to explain because they were going to slap. $150 for requesting a 3 hour window (which they rescind). Not coming back to PODS for sure in the future.
- Khanh

★★★★★
Very good job by PODS. Solved all issues. Nothing was damaged at all. The drop off was on time. The driver put them exactly where we wanted them. One issue of long distance timing was solved and resolved very promptly.
- Bob

★★★★★
The company has reached out and helped deliver to my new address. They have gone above and beyond and I’m proud I have chosen PODS. Thank you again very much!
- Alyssa

★☆☆☆☆
PODS continues its theft of my money. They refuse a refund for their lack of service I paid for. This demonstrates their contempt for their customers. As I stated before, RUN from this company. The most atrocious business practices I've EVER encountered.
- Jason

★★☆☆☆
I’ve used PODs to store my entire house while waiting to buy another. Stored for months. When moving, they told me they couldn’t fit all 3 even though they originally confirmed they could. Had to schedule a “swap” on the day of my move which was stressful as they couldn’t guarantee time even though it was their mistake. When we agreed to get it within a few hours of the movers being there, they sent me a message the evening before the move and rescheduled it for 8 -11am!
- Anthony

★☆☆☆☆
Not really sure where to begin with when it comes to how confusing and misleading this company is. I choose PODS thinking it would be fairly easy getting a empty container delivered, where I can pack it up at my leisure and was thinking it would be fairly cheap. From the moment I went online looking for a quote for 2 pods to be delivered then to getting multiple emails (7 different emails, sent minutes apart from each other) showing me the price quote(s), multiple different times, and with different prices on them. I was expecting one email with the total price breakdown, but that was not case. It seems that I would also get the bait and switch tactic when it came to the total price I would have paid. So starting off, I went online and asked for a quote for 2 pods, then got the multiple emails with different prices, first confusing part. So what I thought I was going to pay, was way off.
- Chet

★☆☆☆☆
Pods, advertise a very reasonable price for their trailers, except the pricing isnt what it seems to be, I ordered a 16ft at roughly 200 a month, then once I needed it moved to my new address it was 85 that I wasnt aware of, then once I finish completely the final pick up was another 150. So the initial drop off was 500 to move it to the new address was 85 then the final pick up was 150, at almost 750 I could of went with U Haul and saved tons of money, this place is tricky with their advertising, they will never receive my business again.
- B

★☆☆☆☆
Our first POD container was great, but the second one is very dirty, has been repaired by tape, and the door works with difficulty. I would not be surprised if it lets in water and damages our furniture. I phoned the company, got put on long hold, then got disconnected. Called again and was told to call back tomorrow. I do not recommend PODS for moving. We will rent a truck or hire a professional mover next time.
- Robin

★☆☆☆☆
Renting a pod to move our items was a great idea but they scam you out of an extra month rental payment.. During the coronavirus things was shut down, they refused to make changes or pro-renting price.. We rented our on 3/17/2020 before shelter in place took place. 4/16/2020 was able to get our pod shipped our way due to deposits took longer due to shut in.. Pod was shipped out on 4/18/2020 but could not be dropped off until 4/30/2020 but second payment due on 24th but it should have been pro-rented due to all families were order shelter in place and most people have lost there jobs due to the virus. We paid over 3,000 bucks to ship, 150 to drop for the pick up and another 308.54 for an extra month which should have been pro-rented too, we should have only been charged the 6 extra days 73 dollars for the extra days not the full 308.54..
- Kristie

★☆☆☆☆
I contacted the company for a moving quote. I was pushed to commit even after I said no, that I had a better option at 1/2 the cost. Next, even though I have stated I was no longer interested, I received a half-dozen emails from associated businesses wanting to "help". I did not authorize PODS to pass along my contact info. I have had to unsubscribe individually with each entity to stop their Spam push emails. Just an unconscionable way to do business. I merely wanted a cost estimate, but also get pressured to sign up, AND get spammed. Never again.
- Chris

★★★☆☆
Update - the company responded immediately, researched and got back to me - and yes, I did receive the credit. Thank you.
- Michael Roswell

★★★★★
Joe was efficient, very personable and careful. He explained everything from Carona protocols to each thing he did before he did it! Could tell he was experienced and he went over and above the standard quo. Because of him we will highly recommend PODS even though PODS is more expensive than other movers!
- Linda & Doug

★★★★★
Pods are great because they sit at ground level so easy to load/unload and I can begin packing, loading and unloading way ahead of time with a pod out in front of my house. Great flexibility, I got to move my way.
- Tony4d

★★★★★
Timely delivery and pickup and placement of container was perfect. Movers referred to us were excellent too. All staff very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend to a friend. We did not utilize the storage feature but your customer service agents on phone were very professional too.
- Liz

★★★★☆
The pod experience was great with one exception. Almost all reservations made at my destination we’re done with incorrect dates, so I had to check confirmations constantly and make numerous reschedule calls.
- Judi

★★★★★
The process was very easy and straightforward. Every single person we came in contact with was very friendly and helpful! Glad we used it. We would definitely recommend it to family and friends and use it for future moves.
- James

★★★★★
My only frustration was the inability to speak to someone at the destination facility to answer questions I had. My computer was on the POD so tracking was difficult. However, every single thing happened on time, as promised. All personnel delivered.
- Paula

★☆☆☆☆
Canceled my order 2x. Overcharged my credit card, stressed me out Emotionally & financially during COVID, even as a military service member of 19yrs who was doing a normal move & trying to get my belongings. Worst shipping company and will never work with PODS again and in the military I will recommend other shipping companies to my fellow comrades.
- Francesca

★☆☆☆☆
Broke my fence. Wouldn't pay for it. Last summer when retrieving our pod the driver smashed our fence, this happened as we were moving so I had to quickly have it repaired. After being sent around to several numbers I finally talked to Kevin who ignored the pictures which clearly showed the damage coming from the top down (the way the retrieval machine operates), I also sent screen shots of texts from my neighbor who witnessed it happen and texted me at that time. He also sent me a description of the incident. It was clear how this happened but they just continue to deny it until you are forced to take them to court or give up. If this stops one or more people from using this company I'll be glad there are other options out there.
- Brad

★★★★★
There were a few mix ups with dates in the beginning, but customer service was amazing and fixedly with no questions. All contact with customer service was beyond professional and very accommodating. When arriving at our destination in East Amherst, NY, after driving 12 hours with 2 kids, my pod was waiting for me. The second was arriving as I pulled up. Doug, the driver, sensed I was overwhelmed and kindly offered to come back the next day, once we figured out where the storage garage was. He was kind, understanding, professional, and was back the next day. PODS was amazing for our move and I highly recommend!
- Mary

★★★★☆
Pods made our move easy. All the delivery drivers were friendly and skilled. Our items were undamaged upon re-delivery, just how we had packed them. My only problems with PODS were that the price quote was misleading. I was quoted $1490 for 3 containers and 30 days storage. What I did not notice (and was not included in the quote) was the re-delivery fee of over $400. It was in the contract, but somewhat buried. I feel like PODS wasn't forthcoming with the full cost. I would also appreciate the ability to schedule a delivery window. I was given a window of 7-10 AM for the delivery, and when I tried to push this to later in the day, I was told that's not possible. Not being able to select a time window is problematic.
- Kevin

★★★★★
The drivers were very professional and courteous when picking up and dropping off the POD container. None of the items stored in the POD were broken when they arrived at my destination. I will be recommending the service to others and I will most likely use them again in the future.
- Zachary

★★★☆☆
Generally good setup and service but there were a few glitches along the way with miscommunication internally at their company. Not a cheap option but it gives you the opportunity to pack what is needed.
- Janice

★★★★★
I have used PODS four times and it is so worth it over packing services. I control what goes into each box and how. One company actually packed my garbage!! Do it!! Too easy and you won't be disappointed. I worked in shopping and had my PODS packed high and tight.
- Angela

★★★★☆
The initial drop off service and pick up was smoother than I ever anticipated. Customer service was helpful every step of the way. I would recommend the service to anybody. Cost Seems high for this type of service, but other services out there are even higher. Still would recommend using PODs.
- Marie

★★★☆☆
The staff are great! Everyone I’ve talked to on the phone has been super helpful and professional. The problem was the they overbooked the location I was getting my container picked up from. The container sat in my driveway for two extra days. The only reason I went with Pods was because of the guaranteed delivery date and it was missed.
- Austin

★☆☆☆☆
Would prefer to give zero stars. I rented a pod to store items when we were getting ready to put our house on the market. Because we lived in a wooded area I specifically asked if the units were rodent proof and was told they were. Fast forward several months when I opened the pod for the first time to get something. It was full of mice and droppings and chewed up items. I have autoimmune disease and am on my own. I pulled out a lot of the chewed stuff and put in cotton balls with peppermint oil and started calling Pods.
- Tracey

★★★★★
We were not able to be home during our delivery but the driver called before dropping off and followed our instructions to a tee. Very happy to find all our our.
- Carly

★☆☆☆☆
If you are desperate, then contract with them as long as you don't care if your items get damaged. We moved from Long Island to Texas. We had professional packers pack our items with blankets and boxes around the corner, very tight so there was NO shifting possible. PODS must have "dropped" the container after it left our house because all our dining room furniture (worth about $10K) was damaged.
- Joan

★★★★★
I had a very good experience with PODS - they arrived at exactly the time they said they would, charged exactly what they told me when they told me, and everyone I spoke to (during 2 calls to their headquarters and in 2 different cities) was professional, courteous, and warm. I felt very cared for as a customer. There was a problem with the POD door opening when it was redelivered to me, and the delivery person stayed a whole hour, moving things around and squeezing inside the pod with his tools to make sure it would open properly for me. He really went above and beyond, even helping me carry some things to my door - thanks Craig! The only issue I had was that I'm moving during the summer, and redelivery dates and times filled up FAST - I would reserve your time earlier rather than later. Overall, I would certainly recommend them and would use them again.
- Sarah

★★★★★
I had a very good experience with PODS - they arrived at exactly the time they said they would, charged exactly what they told me when they told me, and everyone I spoke to (during 2 calls to their headquarters and in 2 different cities) was professional, courteous, and warm. I felt very cared for as a customer. There was a problem with the POD door opening when it was redelivered to me, and the delivery person stayed a whole hour, moving things around and squeezing inside the pod with his tools to make sure it would open properly for me. He really went above and beyond, even helping me carry some things to my door - thanks Craig! The only issue I had was that I'm moving during the summer, and redelivery dates and times filled up FAST - I would reserve your time earlier rather than later. Overall, I would certainly recommend them and would use them again.
- Sarah

★★★★★
We used two pods during our move, with 3 weeks of storage in between. We saw terrible reviews for the PODS in the mid-Hudson region after we booked it and even tried to change our house-closing dates. My husband drove to the PODS storage facility and found a new building where the PODS are stored indoors. Ultimately, we were very pleased with our move from the time the Pod was originally dropped off, to pick up, and redelivery. All happened on the agreed upon dates and the timing worked well each time. We were present for each delivery but not for the final pick up. Our belongings were in perfect condition, even considering our unprofessional loading job. The pricing structure seemed fair and the move with storage fit our needs perfectly.
- Carolyn

★★★★☆
Overall I was happy with the service. The people who dropped off and picked up the pod were very friendly. My only glitch with this service was I had to call customer service 6 times in the span of 2 days for the redelivery of my POD because I noticed the address I provided was incorrect on my redelivery document. Every time I called, the representative said they changed it, but the change was never reflected in my account. Finally someone realized that their system was overriding the change and not saving the address I was providing them. Once they got that figure out it was all smooth sailing. My house is new construction so the address glitch was not their fault, but I wish someone from customer service had caught the issue the 1st or 2nd time so I didn’t have to call 6 times.
- Bailey

★★★★★
We recently relocated from Texas to Tennessee and we chose to use PODS for the first time rather than renting U-Haul trucks. It was a very good experience for me and my family and we would recommend Pods to just about anyone. Pricing is comparable but gets a lot higher if you end up renting the Pods over time rather than moving them to your next home within the month of starting the Pods.
- Brandon

★★★★★
We recently relocated from Texas to Tennessee and we chose to use PODS for the first time rather than renting U-Haul trucks. It was a very good experience for me and my family and we would recommend Pods to just about anyone. Pricing is comparable but gets a lot higher if you end up renting the Pods over time rather than moving them to your next home within the month of starting the Pods.
- Brandon

★★★★★
Our first POD arrived a day ahead of us and when it did we received a call from the driver only known as Jeff. He told me that he was able to place it in the driveway as requested however he thought we should know that somehow the lock had come loose and the bolts fell off on the inside and our POD was not secure. After I told him we would not be there for another day and didn't know any of the neighbors. He went all the way back to the yard and got what he needed to fix and secure our POD. Jeff went above and beyond and saved a old guy from a lot of stress and possible heart failure.
- Paul

★★★★★
I used PODS in two different occasions. I first used them for a storage shed. I had them deliver a pod to a stationary location and stored stuff in it for about a year while I was moving and building a house. And then the second occasion is when I moved from California to Tennessee. I loaded up a pod and had them transport my household goods to my new location. So far, I'm extremely satisfied with PODS.
- Larry

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