PODS VS. SELF-STORAGE
In 1998, we revolutionized the industry by delivering storage to our customers. Decades later, self-storage facilities still can’t compete.
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PUBLIC STORAGE, U-HAUL Storage, AND EXTRA SPACE JUST DON’T COMPARE.
Moving stuff into storage shouldn’t take an entire weekend. The great news is that now it doesn’t have to. PODS eliminates the need for driving by delivering a sturdy, steel-framed, weather-resistant container to your door. We give you all the time you need to load it, then we pick it up and drive it to one of our secure storage facilities where we keep it until you need it again. Then we drive it back to you. Does your local self-storage facility do that?
We didn’t think so.
Storage that fits your needs
We do the driving
Renting and driving a big truck to bring stuff to storage can be stressful. So, why not spare yourself the worry and expense?
We do moving, too
If there's a possibility of moving, PODS makes it super easy. We can transport your container from your local Storage Center to one in your new city, or we can deliver it to your new home so you can take stuff out or put more stuff in. And, by the way, Newsweek Magazine ranked PODS #1 in customer satisfaction for the moving category.
TAKE YOUR TIME AND STAY ORGANIZED
You can take all the time you need to load and unload. If you rent a truck to move stuff into storage, you’re working against a deadline the second you drive the truck off the lot. In addition, since you can take your time, you can gradually load your items so you don’t have a house full of boxes.
Load and unload once
We drop off your container, you load it, then we pick it up and bring it to a secure PODS Storage Center, and when you need your stuff again, we bring your unit back to you.
If you’re using a rental truck to get your stuff to storage, you have to pick up the truck, drive it home, load it, drive it to the storage unit, unload it into the unit, then return the truck. And to get your stuff out of storage, you have to repeat the whole process in reverse.
Whew! That’s a lot of work you can avoid if you choose PODS.
With PODS, your stuff is a simple phone call away. And if you keep your container in your driveway, you have access 24/7.
Get Professional Packing and loading help
Unlike with self-storage, we can refer you to professional packing and loading companies to help pack all the stuff you’re moving to storage, then load it for you.
Clear, Up-front pricing
Watch out for sweet, first-month bait-and-switch deals that are so popular with self-storage businesses. Once you’re locked in, many of them will automatically increase your monthly rent.
HOW PODS MOVING AND STORAGE WORKS
Get It & Load It
We deliver your container -- and there's no need to meet the driver, as PODS is a contactless service. Load your container on your schedule, right in your driveway. If you want help, we can connect you with local packing and loading companies.
Choose storage on-site and keep your container on your property for as long as you like to enjoy easy, anytime access to your stuff.
We'll pick up your loaded container and bring it to a local PODS Storage Center, where it will be safe and secure until you need it again.
MOVING AND STORAGE THE WAY YOU NEED IT
Self-moving with full-service options
Get as much or as little help as you want from the packing and loading companies we can refer.
We do all the driving
We deliver and pick-up your container and can move it across town or across the country.
Huge nationwide network
PODS covers 44 states, including D.C. and Hawaii, so we go where you’re going. See all of our facility locations.