Renting a Moving Container

Using a moving container is a convenient way of storing and managing things especially when people are moving out or an extra storage space is needed at home or in the office.

If you are planning to use and rent a moving container, it is important that you have several know how on renting a moving container. Here are some things that you will find helpful when you are renting a moving container:

How to Rent

There are a number of moving container companies where you can rent your moving container. When inquiring or getting quotes from moving container companies, it will be best if you already have the information generally needed by moving storage container companies. Moving container companies will typically ask when you want your moving container delivered, the storage option that you prefer and the number of containers that you need. When moving out, container moving companies may also ask for the location or zip code of your destination.

Moving Container Sizes and Rates

Moving containers have a variety of sizes. It will be important that you assess the number and the sizes of the things that you want stored in a moving storage container so you will be able to choose which size of moving shipping container you will need. If you find it difficult to make an estimate though, it is best that you call your container moving company because they can send a representative to come to your house and provide you a good estimate on the size of the moving storage container that you need. Nevertheless, the most popular size of moving shipping container that people look for especially when they are moving out is the 5 ft x 8ft x 7ft model. As for the rates of renting a moving container, the cost of renting a moving container actually varies. You will be charged depending on your location and the length of time that you will use the moving container. Renting a moving container can start from $50 to up to $85 per month.

Choosing the Right Moving Container Company

Choosing a reputable moving container company is important when you are renting a moving container. Make sure that you avail the services of companies that have been recommended to you by friends to avoid the hassles of dealing with a moving company that gives you bad service. Make sure that you also request for at least 3 quotations from different companies so you will be able to choose which company can give you better moving container rental deals.


  • michael mendy said on January 21, 2010
    how can i rent a moving container in madrid, madrid, spain
  • Cristiana Raposo said on February 16, 2010
    I need to rent a container to move my house furniture from Middletown, New York to Puerto Plata Dominican Republic. How much will it cost me? Thank you and regards, Cristiana Raposo
  • Daisy said on March 7, 2010
    I need a quote for moving my furniture from Chicago, IL USA to Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic. Thanks
  • Edileuza Oliveira said on May 12, 2010
    I need to rent a container to moving my house furniture(basics) from Naugatuck, CT- USA to Frei Inocencio, MG - Brasil
  • Tandeka Mvuleni said on October 11, 2010
    I want to rent a container about 10ft to move my belongings from DeKalb, IL 60115 to South Africa, East London.
  • Luciana Aquino Rojas said on May 14, 2011
    Hi please tell me how much is to rent a container of 40" from Elizabeth, NJ 07202 to Brazil (Port of Salvador) a need to rent on july 30 and send to Brazil. Tks
  • Enrique Lewis said on December 12, 2011
    Cost to move a 3 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, Refrigerator, Washer and Dryer and other misc. to dominican republic.
  • geruzia lannes sena said on September 23, 2012
    hi, please tell me how much is to rent a container of 40" from ashland, ma 01721 to brazil(port of rio de janeiro/governador valadares(mg) a need to rent on 10/28/2012 and send to brazil. tks tell 5083716068
  • Carlize said on March 23, 2013
    I would like to move some of my furniture, not everything, from South Afrika to Canada, Alberta. It depends on the cost of different size containers,to rent and shipping cost, to decide then what will go and what not. Thank you, Kind regards
  • Charleston Chin said on April 5, 2013
    My e-mail is Please contact me if you have interest to rent land for containers storage. The land is with water and electricity. Located near Port Klang, Klang, Selangor, Malaysia. Can be used to store lorries, vehicles, etc. Land is leveled and with proper access road.
  • Marino De la Cruz said on January 8, 2014
    HI, I am in the process of moving to Dominican Republic from South Carolina. what's the cost for the rental and what is the process? thanks. Marino
  • Vera Quiel said on August 13, 2014
    Hi can you tell me how much will cost me to rent a container to move 2 bedrooms and around 25 boxes. I moving from toronto ontario canada to Edmonton alberta canada
  • Tangriani said on December 7, 2014
    Hi, How much it cost to rent a 5 ft x 8ft x 7ft model container to move furniture from Raleigh-NC (27607) to Paranaguá-Paraná-Brazil?


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