Your child’s new school might require uniforms, even though your old school district didn’t. You’ll get to your new place only to realize you have to replace all of your spices, condiments, and cleaning supplies. Gas prices will go up. And for some reason, the amount you pay for your hotel room is always $10 to $30 higher than the amount that was quoted online.
There are a lot of self-service companies out there, and their big selling point is that they’re a great choice for frugal movers. Be that as it may, they’re a terrible choice for long-distance moves.