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If you’re making a long-distance move, the moving company you choose should have the ability to get you there.

Since 1928, Pink Transfer Moving & Storage has been perfecting the moving process. Not only are we the only long-distance moving company in California that is licensed to move you to 10 Western states, we also offer services to make your move easier. These include:

  • Specialty boxes to keep your items safe and secure
  • Optional warehouse storage
  • A customized moving plan to fit your needs

Not only do you need a moving company that has every service you need, but you need one you can trust. That’s why we are:

  • Certified to move in 11 Western states, including California
  • A proud member of the California Moving & Storage Association
  • Recommended highly by our past customers

If you’re making the move from California to Idaho then give us a call at (888) 774-5668 or fill out a free quote form now!

California to Idaho Movers

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Idaho is becoming a popular destination for those looking to relocate, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Business Insider, 194% more people moved into the state than out since March 2020.

The state’s capital Boise was named the #1 Best Place to Live in 2019 by Livability due to its tight-knit community, an increasing number of job opportunities, easy access to the outdoors, and maybe most importantly, low cost of living. It’s also one of the safest cities in the world, suitable for families of all walks of life.

Idaho’s population is rapidly growing, which has caused rapid growth in development within the state.

The state’s nature is not as various as that which Californians are used to, but it still has deserts, thick forests and beautiful mountains to explore. Idaho is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts, and many people who live there are involved in outdoor recreational activities, including rafting, kayaking, hiking, fishing, skiing and snowboarding.

Of the 11 Western states that Pink can move you to, Idaho has the lowest cost of living. The average cost of living in Idaho is even 5% lower than the national average. The median home price in Boise is about $350,000 compared to $850,000 in Los Angeles and $1.3 million in San Francisco. The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Idaho is $570 – which can be astonishing to people relocating from the Golden State.

A Look at Some of the Best Cities in Idaho:

Boise: One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., Boise is a great option for people looking to leave a big city. The city’s growing tech industry creates a lot of career opportunity and the ease of access into nature is a draw for a lot of people. Residents can easily drive to the mountains for camping, hiking or fishing, or can easily drive to Portland (6 hours) or Seattle (7.5 hours) for weekend trips away.

The pace of life is slower in Boise, but that doesn’t mean there’s a lack of things to do there. Boise is known for being a green city with numerous parks and having a great art and theatre scene, as well as being great for sports fans since it’s the home of the Boise State Broncos.

Idaho Falls: The second largest city in Idaho has been named as one of the 100 best cities to live in the country. With a focus on agriculture, retail, entertainment and medicine, the city is great for job seekers. Idaho Falls has a miles-long recreational green belt along the Snake River that attracts residents and visitors alike.

Twin Falls: A regional center in south-central Idaho, Twin Falls is home to the College of Southern Idaho. Another Idaho city with high-quality parks, Twin Falls has been a destination for many major retail outlets.

Idaho is home to many more unique cities, including Moscow on the Washington state border, Coeur d’Alene, a.k.a. “Lake City,” Nampa, Pocatello, Meridian and more. There is a city for everyone in Idaho – and you can almost guarantee that city is growing.

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Planning Your Move to Idaho

When planning an interstate move, you need to check whether or not a company is certified. The U.S. Department of Transportation regulates interstate moving, so ask a moving company you’re interested in about their certifications before hiring them.

The federal mover database has information including where a moving company is located, safety information and complaint history. As seen in the data for Pink Transfer, there have not been any complaints filed against the company in the last four years.

If you have any questions for Pink Transfer, please reach out to us! One of our professional moving representatives will answer your questions and walk you through the process of moving with Pink.

We have our Buyer’s Guide for Household Moves on our site as a resource for customers to find answers to frequently asked questions and definitions of moving terms that you might see.

Interstate Moving Services from California to Idaho

Moving across state lines is a big deal, so make sure that your moving company is up to the task. We’ve been in the moving industry since 1928, so you can rest assured Pink Transfer has the experience to move you to Idaho quickly and efficiently.

We make the moving process seamless by offering additional services, like:

  • We can move you to Idaho with 1 truck and 1 crew
  • Packing and unpacking; to be with you every step of the way
  • Disassembly and reassembly of large items
  • Specialty boxes for your items
  • A free, no-obligation moving quote

When you’re deciding who to move with, think Pink!

Get A Free Moving Quote from Pink Today

With over 100 years of family-owned service since 1928, we have the knowledge and expertise to handle your move.

Give us a call at (888) 774-5668 to set up your move today or get your move started by filling out a free quote form here.