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The standard average cost for local shifting services in India can vary anywhere between Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 8,000, depending on the type of shifting you want and total distance to be covered. Coming to the low-end cost for local house or office relocation services, it may range between Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 5,000. However, the high-end price may range between Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000 in case you are moving to a bigger house and want end to end complete service including dismantling, packing, loading, transporting, unloading, re-assembling and rearranging.
Local Shifting Service average cost summary
|Average cost||Rs. 5000 – 8000|
|Lowend cost||Rs. 3000 – 5000|
|Highend cost||Rs. 10000 – 15000|
As such, there is no fixed price for local packing and moving services in India. However, you can refer to the rates and charges below to get a rough idea of how much you may have to shell out for your local shifting spree. These local shifting prices mentioned below is average cost calculated after analyzing thousands of quotes by local moving agencies on servicesutra.
|Move size||Labor||Packing||Transport||Approx. Cost|
|1 BHK||Rs. 1,000||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 4,000|
|2 BHK||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 2,500||Rs. 2,000||Rs. 6,000|
|3 BHK||Rs. 2,000||Rs. 3,000||Rs. 3,000||Rs. 8,000|
|4 BHK||Rs. 3,000||Rs. 4,000||Rs. 4,000||Rs. 11,000|
Also note that the prices mentioned above may vary depending on a number of factors. Quality of packing materials used, total distance covered, and overall weight of the goods and the extent of labor involved being the most prominent of them.
Packing charges may vary within Rs. 3,500-7,500 as per the items you need to relocate. They generally include utilities, furniture, electronic essentials and brittle glass components etc.
Charges for unpacking your valuables will cost between Rs. 1,000 - 4,000, depending on the place where they are being unpacked and the additional charges and duties incurred on it.
If the distance between your house and truck is more around fifty meters or so or if the elevator is not available or at the worst if roping is needed, then an additional labor charge of Rs. 5,00 - 1,000 will be required.
Laborers play a crucial role in packing, loading, unpacking and unloading your belongings safely to your intended destination. So, on an average manpower for local shifting in India may cost you the prices below.
|Move size||No. of People||Approx. Cost|
|1 BHK||2 men||Rs. 8,00 - 1,000|
|2 BHK||3 men||Rs. 12,00 - 1,500|
|3 BHK||4 men||Rs. 16,000 - 2,000|
Some additional charges may also apply in case you need assistance with reassembling a few of the household goods in your new home. Suppose for LCD mounting, expect to splurge a sum between Rs. 400 - 500, Rs. 1500-1800 for AC assembling and disassembling, Rs. 400-500 for geyser mounting and so on.
You can either choose a shared or dedicated truck for your local shifting purpose. In case of the former, the price you pay will be shared amongst two-three households, but the delivery of items may get delayed somewhat.
However, if you choose to relocate your belongings on a dedicated truck, then expect to spend anywhere between Rs. 5,000-10,000, depending on the total distance covered. Again, transportation will comprise fifty percent of this cost.Updated 20 January, 2023
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