Moving house: 6 reasons to hire a Luton van


Are you getting ready to move properties? The house moving process can be a stressful one, especially with deadlines looming over you and time limits with your removal company. One way to take control of your house move is to hire your own Luton van to transport your belongings. If you passed your driving test on or after 1st January 1997, you can drive a 3.5 tonne Luton van on a standard driving licence. Here are just 6 reasons why you should invest in a van for your house move:

Control the van packing process

Working with a removal company, although convenient, can sometimes seem like you are handing over your control. If you’re a little bit of a perfectionist, this can be difficult. Van hire can result in you packing the vehicle as you would like, allowing you to create an inventory about where pieces of furniture and household items are situated in the van.

Large Luton body for all your items

Luton vans are very large, at 13 ft in length and with a maximum payload of 900 kg. This is much more convenient than hiring a small vehicle which can’t hold all your belongings. With efficient packing, you should be able to move your belongings in one or two trips, making the house moving process quick and simple! Luton vans are almost as large as a removal van, with the added benefit of your independence.

Tail lifts for ease of packing

To stop you from damaging your back trying to lift your heavy boxes, Luton vans come equipped with tail lifts. This allows you to transport your boxes and pieces of furniture into the box shaped body of a Luton van without unnecessary heavy lifting. This will help your health in the long term and speed up the packing process, filling your van in no time.

More seating in the driver’s cab

In a Luton van, there are three seats within the driver’s cab. This means that you can still enlist the help of your friends in the moving process. After they’ve helped you pack your van, they can help you read the map and get you to your destination! This could mean you cut down on the number of vehicles driving to your new home to unpack.

Cost-effective, independent option

Hiring a Luton van for your house move is bound to be more cost-effective than hiring a removal company. This is brilliant for people with a budget, as it’s an easy way of saving some pennies and still benefitting from the space a removal van would provide you with. This vehicle hire could also mean that you are able to spend more money on your new property.

Move in your own time

Vehicle hire for your house move will grant you all the independence you need. You are able to hire the Luton van for the time period that you require, whereas a removal company will often have a set time limit. This will allow you to take your time, meaning that your house move could become less stressful, with you in control at all times.

When booking your Luton van, it’s always a good idea to do it in advance. If you think you would benefit from van hire for your house move, come to CVS Van Hire. Our services are bound to make your life easier – just call us on 020 8003 1184 or email

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