North American Van Lines - Des Moines IA

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North American Van Lines - Des Moines IA

Your Des Moines, IA Moving Company

Count on North American Van Lines in Des Moines to make your move stress-free. You can rely on our full-service moving professionals, whether you're preparing for a cross-country move, or need local moving services to relocate to a new home across town.

Count on us to make the moving process easier for you. Our Des Moines location of North American Van Lines is one of more than 500 agent locations across the U.S. and Canada. Wherever you decided to call home, North American Van Lines agents can provide local intel to guide you through the moving experience.

Your household goods will get the same quality service for interstate moves as international moves. We offer packing supplies, crating for long-distance moves, and more.

Relocating to Des Moines, IA?

Get your new life in Des Moines started off right with North American Van Lines. Once you get settled, check out Blank Park Zoo and Des Moines Art Center, which are some of Des Moines's local attractions.

Des Moines has a population of 217,521, so you'll be in good company. With a median income of $51,355, and a median cost of housing of $127,200, Des Moines is a livable place. The average commute time is 19 minutes, and Windsor Heights and Pleasant Hill aren't far away. Drake University and Grand View University are among higher education institutions in the Des Moines area.

If you're planning to move to Des Moines, let North American Van Lines do the heavy lifting. We can get you into your new home or office, and offer packing services.

Des Moines International Airport serves the greater Des Moines area, so you can fly in and wait for our moving truck to arrive.

In-home moving estimates

How much do moving companies cost? The best way to estimate moving costs is to start with a free quote since no two moves are alike. Moving estimates include factors such as time, distance of the move, packing materials, move date, and more. Ask us about moving valuation coverage (insurance coverage) and any other relocation services, so no coverage is overlooked on moving day.

Storage services

Sometimes you're not ready to move all your belongings into your new home. Or maybe you need to get furniture out while you sell your house. Whether it's long-term storage or a short-term need, our Des Moines storage facilities are conveniently located. We'll deliver your stored furniture and belongings whenever you're ready.

How to move safely during COVID-19

North American Van Lines takes the coronavirus pandemic seriously. Moving is considered an essential business, so we're following CDC guidelines and more when it comes to your move.

That means our professional interstate movers take extra care with in-person interactions, in-home moving quotes, unpacking your belongings, and having our local movers wash their hands frequently. Read more about our COVID-19 guidance.

Best local moving company in Des Moines

Founded in 1933, North American Van Lines has great standing with the Better Business Bureau in Des Moines and around the country. Our happy customers are a testament to our 87 years of experience in the moving industry. We know moving can be a hassle for any household or business. Contact us for your next move to see we're one of the best moving companies in Des Moines.

You have many options when it comes to long-distance moving companies in Des Moines. Let North American Van Lines handle your moving needs.

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Customer Reviews

Overall Rating: 4.95 / 5

  • JEFF G. The driver and crew was outstanding, very courteous, and careful with the equipment. They were nice guys.
  • JOYCE C. North American has quality staff. They are considrate and they accomodated my schedule. They worked hard to take care of needs. Overall they did what they said.
  • GIULIA T. I'd use them again and recommend them. Brenda and the rep that did the estimate was great. 1 The estimator estimated 3000 lbs too light.
  • ALEXANDER D. We were happy w/the process overall. When they came to pack and del,the time could've been communicated better. The crew took what needed to be taken apart and put it back together, we were very satisfied w/them.
  • VIRGINIA S. Overall, the workers were very courteous, caring for my furniture, and helpful. Also, I was impressed with the price point.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Hiring a moving company in Des Moines can set you back around $712 on average, or between $25 to $50 per mover, per hour.  A two-person team can work on the move for four hours, but they'll charge you for more than just labor. You'll also have to account for transportation fees, materials, and gas. Keep in mind an interstate move will cost more than a local move. You can request a free quote from North American Van Lines to get a better idea of moving costs.

Preparing for a move can be overwhelming, but there are several steps you can take to make the process smoother. Finding the appropriate size for your rental truck is a good starting point. You can also speed up the process by decluttering your home and getting rid of any items you no longer need or want. Then, make a detailed inventory of your belongings and create a packing plan. You'll also want to research and hire a reputable moving company, like North American Van Lines, to assist you with your move.

If you're looking for a reliable and experienced moving company for your Des Moines move, North American Van Lines is an excellent choice. With over 88 years of experience in the industry, we have the expertise to handle all aspects of your move, from packing and loading to transportation and unloading. Our team of professional movers is dedicated to ensuring your move is stress-free and successful. Plus, we offer a range of customizable moving services to meet your specific needs and budget. Contact us today to learn more!