Frequently Asked Questions.
MoveMate will come to your pickup location where our movers will load your belongings into our trucks and transport them to your chosen location. MoveMate movers will have blankets, tarps, and other tools for securing your belongings in our vehicles to help prevent any damage from occurring during the move. MoveMate uses pickup trucks, vans, and box trucks for moving your belongings, and that varies by what you will need to be moved.
Absolutely! You can use MoveMate to transport anything from one location to another. Did you buy furniture at a store, but they charge too much for shipping, choose MoveMate! Bought something through kijiji, but you can’t take it home, use MoveMate! Anytime you need something moved, MoveMate is here to help.
We don’t offer insurance because your current renters or home liability insurance covers your belongings during your move if you have one, which holds true in 90% of cases. Let us know if you think we should offer additional insurance!
Currently, MoveMate does not offer the service of packaging your belongings. Unless it is a larger piece of furniture, we do use blankets for protection during transport, but all smaller items should be packed into boxes.
Yes, there is an overtime fee of 2x the hourly rate for every 15 minutes gone over the requested time period. Take the following example:Julia booked a move for 10am to 12pm and asks for 1 helper. The move ends at 12:35pm. The cost before overtime would have been $120+tax. After overtime it is $180+tax ($120 from before overtime + $60 for 30 minutes of overtime).
If you are asked to pay an overtime fee, and you don’t think it is warranted, chat with us, send us an email at email@example.com or call at 514-612-8402 with your detailed claim and a representative will help solve the issue. It’s crucial for us at Movemate to make your move as simple and pleasant as possible.
At MoveMate, we train our employees to be efficient while keeping themselves and your belongings safe when they conduct your move. If your move goes longer than you had requested, then MoveMate may charge an overtime fee. To avoid this fee, plan more time than you initially expect, and if you need help, chat with us, we are here to help!
When you book a move through MoveMate, we ask for your payment information, but we don’t charge your card immediately. We will only charge when the move is completed or in case of a cancellation (if applicable).
There are no hidden fees or transaction costs with MoveMate. At MoveMate, we strive to be as transparent with our customers as possible. Our app tells you instantly what the cost of your booking will be BEFORE you confirm any form of payment.