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Member of BBB: Yes
License Info: US DOT # 1323278
ICC MC # 510368
NYDOT # T-36716
Insurance: On file: $1,000,000
Required: $750,000
Year of Estd: 1/1/2004

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1443 28th Ave, Suite # 2F
AstoriaNY 11102 USA

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Toll Free: 877-777-0186
Phone: 718-292-6500
Fax: 718-292-7757

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No Photo Lorraine
April 9, 2017

Awesome Service

They just got on with the job. They packed the items, loaded the van and carried out the move. All this done very carefully, very safely and with good humour. Great guys, efficient and I would not hesitate to recommend them. They were great value.

Origin : FL
Destination : NY

Quoted Price : $2,300.00
Actual Price : $2,300.00

No Photo Michael
March 29, 2017

We were very satisfied

We were very satisfied! From scheduling to the end of the service, everything was very professionally handled. They were puncture, and called 30 minutes prior to arrival as promised. Although we only had one bedroom + living room stuff to move, they were quick, extremely efficient. I will definitely use them again and refer to my friends.

Origin : NY
Destination : IL

Quoted Price : $2,300.00
Actual Price : $2,300.00

No Photo Margaret
March 27, 2017

Awesome Service!!!

We booked the service 3 weeks in advance, to be honest we had a few quotes around the same price some of them even cheaper but we decided to go ahead with Available Movers because they was recommended by friends that had good experience with them. The move went really good with no hidden costs or surprises.They even finished 1 hour earlier than expected witch give some more time to unpack . I will recommend Available Movers. Ohhh also half price on end of tenancy cleaning.....

Origin : NY
Destination : NJ

Quoted Price : $3,000.00
Actual Price : $3,000.00

No Photo Paul
March 20, 2017

They were punctual, helpful, friendly ...

They were punctual, helpful, friendly and completely reliable. All of our belongings were treated with care, and the whole removal process was organised so well. I would definitely recommend them to anyone considering using a moving company service.

Origin : NY
Destination : NJ

Quoted Price : $3,500.00
Actual Price : $3,500.00

No Photo Larry
March 10, 2017

I was very impressed with the service

The cost quotation was the best received and very reasonable. All correspondence and queries were dealt with quickly. The two moving men arrived promptly for the agreed start time. They were polite, courteous, worked efficiently and very professionally throughout, with no fuss. I was very impressed with the service and would recommend this company to anyone looking for a Moving Service.

Origin : FL
Destination : NY

Quoted Price : $4,000.00
Actual Price : $4,000.00

No Photo Amy
March 10, 2017

I would recommend this company to ...

Fantastic service from start to finish. I had to change the date, no problem, it wasn't any extra for Sunday. The moving men came 5 mins early after letting me know they were on route. They worked like I'd never seen before and so quickly. The price was so good that I expected there to be a hiccup somewhere, but no, it was perfect. The 2 young guys couldn't do enough for us. I would recommend this company to anyone. Thank you.

Origin : NY
Destination : CA

Quoted Price : $3,200.00
Actual Price : $3,200.00

No Photo Thomas
March 9, 2017

Great Movers

Available Movers handled my move from NY to FL just over a week ago. They were really great at accommodating me at short notice and fitting around my timescales. The actual removal process was very efficient, despite having to move everything from a top floor flat, and he and his team were nice and friendly. They made the whole process of moving easy and stress free (as much as it ever could be!).

Origin : NY
Destination : FL

Quoted Price : $3,000.00
Actual Price : $3,000.00

No Photo Rick
March 9, 2017

Available Movers is the best

Once we were able to get in to our new property again they worked very hard ensuring all boxes were in the correct rooms. They made a very stressful house move a lot easier with all their hard work and friendliness. Prices are very competitive and the service is very professional. I would highly recommend using Available Movers.

Origin : CA
Destination : NY

Quoted Price : $3,500.00
Actual Price : $3,500.00

No Photo Robin
December 7, 2016

Expect it to cost more than they tell ...

Well, they told me a price, and then it was more at the end. They told me $1,100, and they charged me $2.000 which was a lot.

Origin : Yonkers, NY
Destination : Yonkers, NY

No Photo Sherry
November 17, 2016

They were really good.

I would tell them to use them, because they were really good. And the price worked well for my budget, too.

Origin : Dobbs Ferry, NY
Destination : Elmsford, NY

No Photo Ls
March 26, 2016

Don't use these people - holding my ...

These folks do what movers do, which is to underestimate weight and cubic feet and then increase the price after they take your belongings, even though inventory is actually a little less than estimate is based.  Because I refused to pay additional undocumented charges they are holding my belongings hostage and refusing to deliver.  I filed a BBB complaint 14 days ago and they haven't responded at all.  I filed an additional complaint today with the FMCSA. In summary: 1) They only showed up on the day they confirmed because I demanded it but showed up well outside of the confirmed time window and kept me and my neighbors up until 4:30 in the morning to complete the move. 2) They have increased the price when it really should have lowered since there were items on the inventory not included in the move. They haven't documented anything to justify additional charges 3) They misquoted the insurance coverage and are either unable or unwilling to provide evidence of coverage. 4) They have threatened me with late fees when it is they who failed to collect payment at pick up. 5) They are currently holding my belongings hostage and refusing to deliver because I haven't agreed to pay additional unsubstantiated costs.

Origin : Chicago
Destination : San Diego

Quoted Price : $4,500.00
Actual Price : $5,600.00

No Photo Phillip
December 20, 2015

We moved with ease

The movers from Available movers made our move so easy. Everything about them was so professional unlike other moving companies who are just out there to rip you off. My valuables were so neatly packed, carefully loaded and timely delivered by the very efficient movers from Available movers. I have relocated several times before and always had something to complain about with the moving companies I hired. This was my first perfect relocation and I think I’m going to stick to these guys from now on.

Origin : Brooklyn, NY
Destination : Jersey City, NJ

Quoted Price : $2,300.00
Actual Price : $2,318.00

No Photo Pamela
November 23, 2015

We moved very comfortably

My husband and I decided to move back to our hometown after 18 years and we were so sad to leave. Available movers made our move seem like a fun thing to do. The movers were so friendly. They arrived right on time and packed everything very quickly. We had no issues while they packed and loaded all our valuables. We had sold our car. So we asked if they could give us a lift to Charlotte. They happily obliged. I have rarely seen such friendly and helpful men before. The company was adequately priced as well.

Origin : Astoria, NY
Destination : Charlotte, NC

Quoted Price : $2,800.00
Actual Price : $28,820.00

No Photo Brian
November 11, 2015

Completely reliable

I haven’t encountered a moving company as reliable as Available movers. They performed just amazingly during my last move in October. Their quote was spot on, the movers were very capable and everything was very systematic. The best part about this move was the fact that none of my belongings was broken or damaged at the end of the move. My friends are always telling how they have been ripped off by the moving companies they hired. But my experience with Available movers has been great.

Origin : Astoria, NY
Destination : Lost Creek, WV

Quoted Price : $2,800.00
Actual Price : $2,800.00

No Photo Leroy
October 24, 2015

Totally qualified

We were moving from Staten Island, NY to Hartford, CT. We didn’t know which moving company to hire. After a glowing recommendation from a friend, we chose to hire Available movers. This company really means business. The movers arrived sharp at 10 am as they were supposed to. They packed up everything with military precision. God knows who trains these guys because they seem highly trained. Their experiences paid off while carrying out huge pieces of furniture. Everything went like clockwork and they were off to Wyoming after just 2.5 hours. The delivery was made on time and the movers unpacked everything for us. I couldn’t believe how easy this move turned out to be.

Origin : Staten Island, NY
Destination : Hartford, CT

Quoted Price : $1,600.00
Actual Price : $1,612.00

No Photo Wilson
October 20, 2015

Everything was satisfactory

I was very impressed with the way Available movers handled my move. Their quote was quite low given the market standard. The customer service was very friendly. The movers arrived right on time on the moving day. They were very well equipped and took very less time to finish packing everything. The loading process went smoothly. They delivered everything on the promised date and all my valuables traveled well. I really couldn’t fault anything.

Origin : Brooklyn, NY
Destination : Boston, MA

Quoted Price : $2,670.00
Actual Price : $2,675.00

No Photo Adam
October 15, 2015

My movers were efficient and had good ...

There were three of them. The one guy would wrap the stuff up very securely while the others moved it. And they were very efficient in that manner ... Unfortunately we did encounter traffic, but they were still very good at like keeping us updated where they were because they couldn't take the big truck on the parkway.

Origin : Port Chester, NY
Destination : HUB, NY

No Photo Jack
October 1, 2015

Exceptional Quality in Service

These moving workers were really polished and experienced in their job and it was obvious from the way they managed the things and packed up the luggage. They were not here to waste time but to do work and satisfy their customers with their demeanor and their service. Hats off for the people who manage the training of their employees and thank you to the guys who came to our house.

Origin : New York, NY
Destination : Cleveland, OH

Quoted Price : $3,260.00
Actual Price : $3,275.00

No Photo Megan
September 23, 2015

They didn't tell me about damage as it ...

They didn't tell me when some damage was done to the furniture and to the wall. They left a hole in the wall and I didn't know about it until after they left.

Origin : Summit, NJ
Destination : Murray Hill, NJ

No Photo Erik
September 10, 2015

Just amazing

I hired Available movers to move my stuffs from Astoria, NY to Columbus, OH without knowing much about them. It turned out to be a really good decision. The movers arrived right on time fully prepared to my doorsteps. They packed up everything very quickly and loaded everything onto the van. The whole process took such little time that I was just shocked. They were supposed to deliver a week later. They delivered on day 03. I am just so satisfied with their services.

Origin : Astoria, NY
Destination : Columbus, OH

Quoted Price : $2,800.00
Actual Price : $2,822.00

No Photo Melvin
August 17, 2015

I am grateful

I was quite scared having to move all the way from Astoria, NY to Tulsa, OK. Upon a glowing recommendation from a friend, I decided to hire Available movers. Thank god I hire them! They made my move so simple. I just called them, got a quote and provided the details. They took care of everything else. The movers arrived early. They packed everything carefully and loaded them to the truck. They delivered every piece of my belongings in pristine condition. It was a very successful relocation and Available movers proved that distance is no big deal to them.

Origin : Astoria, NY
Destination : Tulsa, OK

Quoted Price : $2,800.00
Actual Price : $2,815.00

No Photo Bennie
August 6, 2015

I have never seen such skilled men

My biggest beef with moving companies is that they employ such amateurs. We hire them because we believe they can do the job properly, not so they can rip us off. Thank god for companies like Available movers which refuse to be like these inefficient idiots. The movers showed up on time to move my belongings from Astoria, NY to Annapolis, MD. They packed everything carefully and paid extra attention to my breakables. These four men had years of experience and it really showed. They finished the job in just 2 hours. Within the allotted time I was moved to Maryland. If this wasn’t the easiest move, I don’t know which is!

Origin : Astoria, NY
Destination : Annapolis, MD

Quoted Price : $2,000.00
Actual Price : $2,000.00

No Photo Oscar
July 31, 2015

Relocation made easier

This move had nightmare written all over. But the boys from Available movers made it so easy. I hired them to move my belongings from Albany to Dallas. The boys were just godsend. They arrived 10 minutes early on day 01 to pack up our 3000 sqft house. They did a great job packing everything. It took them around 4 hours to finish packing all our stuffs. On the next day, they came on time again and loaded everything smoothly to the vans. Frankly, we didn’t have to do a thing. It was so good to see how thoughtful the movers were. Had they taken on the job on a single appointment, they would have never finished. They divided up the work load and worked efficiently. They delivered on time and everything traveled well. I am so grateful for their efforts.

Origin : Albany, NY
Destination : Dallas, TX

Quoted Price : $4,300.00
Actual Price : $4,325.00

No Photo Nephtalie
July 29, 2015

They arrived on time and didn't break ...

They were on time. ...It was okay, nothing broke and it was great.

Origin : Peekskill, NY
Destination : New York, NY

No Photo Robyn
June 22, 2015

Everything worked out fine!

Everything worked out fine. Everyone was very nice. Everything was on time. One thing got a little bit damaged.

Origin : Bronx, NY
Destination : Bronx, NY

No Photo Dave
June 14, 2015

They were honest

I generally hate moving because all the previous moves I had cost me too much and you would never know just how much everything is going to cost until the end. Thankfully this time I found Available movers. They were upfront with the cost and it’s stayed same at the end without any nasty drama! The staffs were also very brilliant, did the packing, loading and delivery impeccably. When they were unpacking my belongings at my new house I was expecting some damage with any of my item, but astonishingly I found everything intact. That was absolutely impressive and a delightful experience.

Origin : Astoria, NY
Destination : Forsyth, GA

Quoted Price : $3,500.00
Actual Price : $3,507.00

No Photo Vernon
June 5, 2015

They were fantastic

We made an online search to find a good moving company as we had bad experiences in the past and we came across some moving websites. After reading some of the reviews we decided to go with Available movers and they were fantastic. The service was outstanding and good value for money, very efficient. The crews were well-mannered, helpful and diligent. They arrived early morning and were very cautious with our furniture and fragile items. Everything was securely packed and move. We are very pleased and satisfied with the moving service and would highly recommend them.

Origin : Brooklyn, NY
Destination : Newark, NJ

Quoted Price : $2,450.00
Actual Price : $2,465.00

No Photo Jarrett
June 4, 2015

Half filled truck with another ...

So I've used Available Movers Twice. Back in January they moved my stuff from my apartment to my storage unit. The guys were awesome and I had no issues. 2 weeks ago I called again to have them move the storage and an additional pick up into my new place. They arrived with a truck that was over half full. I spoke with Sam the owner about it and he said "Everything should fit". I explained that it clearly wouldn't and I stated that the storage would barely fit, let alone everything else. This lead to the move taking many extra hours as the truck had to be packed perfectly to fit the storage contents. Then we had to drop off everything and go to the next location. I kept Sam updated all day with the delays and what was going on and he told me he'd make good on it. At the end of the day (8 hours of moving that was estimated at 4.5 and previously done in 3.5) Sam offered to take of 30 minutes of time. When I spoke him about it he said "You don't think the guys should be paid for an hour of work?" I said "How dare you take the money away from the workers, you're the one who sent a half full truck, take responsibility". He told me not to tell him how to run his business. I tipped the guys well because I do believe he actually stiffs his workers on the hours. Sam has no integrity and you should not use his company.

Origin : NJ
Destination : NJ

Quoted Price : $715.00
Actual Price : $1,023.00

No Photo Jason
June 3, 2015

They arrived on time and took care of ...

Everything was great. They were nice and everything .... They were on time and they were fair. The price was good because it was a little more expensive other places.

Origin : Bellmore, NY
Destination : Silver Spring, MD

No Photo Allen
May 25, 2015


Just used Available movers! They were awesome. Two guys banged out my 2 bedroom apartment in about 3 hours. They were very quick and super professional! Highly recommended! Sam was very accommodating even though my date changed a couple of times. Moving is stressful and these guys made it easier. They made the move painless.

Origin : New York City, NY
Destination : Atlanta, GA

Quoted Price : $4,050.00
Actual Price : $4,065.00

No Photo Keish
May 18, 2015

They were late and could only move ...

They only did half the move and they were six hours late, so they couldn't move my other stuff. They said they would follow up with me to get some form of reimbursement ... I never heard back from them. ...Their customer service is horrible. I tried contacting them the day of the move, I could not reach anyone. The individuals who actually were moving me were not polite... They did not do the job that I had expected them to do. I would not use them again.

Origin : Bellerose Terrace, NY
Destination : Jamaica, NY

No Photo Benjamin
May 9, 2015

Amazing service

They were very considerate of our needs! Remembered exactly what we asked them to do and executed them nicely as per our requirements. We left everything to them and they securely completed the packing and safely loaded everything into the truck. I was amazed to see their calculation and they finished everything exactly within the agreed time. They worked hard and steadily and delivered my possessions in the same condition. Would definitely recommend Available Movers to anybody!

Origin : Bronx, NY
Destination : Evansville, IN

Quoted Price : $4,025.00
Actual Price : $4,030.00

No Photo Felipe
April 30, 2015

Best mover so far

Available movers did an excellent job and were hard working and the most competitive rate we could find. We've moved 3 times in the past 4 years and rate these guys the best so far. They sent 4 crews to move my 4 bedroom apartment and they were very efficient and took only one brief rest break, out of almost five hours packing and loading. They started for the new house at Dover, DE before the expected time and were very helpful in the other end. All through the process they were courteous, professional, and did not try to jack up the price like other movers would and we would highly recommend them.

Origin : Bronx, NY
Destination : Dover, DE

Quoted Price : $2,150.00
Actual Price : $2,155.00

No Photo Orville
April 13, 2015

Good Job

Available movers did a great job. Kith and his crew worked fast, were polite and friendly, and got me moved out and in without a hitch. I think these guys are worth their weight in gold, as they worked their heart out getting my stuff up several flights of stairs. Would gladly use them again!

Origin : Queens Village, NY
Destination : Rhode Island, RI

Quoted Price : $3,650.00
Actual Price : $3,685.00

No Photo Scott
April 9, 2015

Additional charges, a bit of damage ...

For the most part it was OK, but for the end of the move they tried to tell us there were additional charges, there weren't enough boxes.. stuff like that. So they tried to get some more money out of us there. What we're finding is that the boxes were a little under packed too. They also did some damage to the walls and carpet which we have yet to have rectified.

Origin : Washington Street, NJ
Destination : Baltimore, MD

We provide one of the best moving and storage options in and around the USA. We renders due emphasis on all your concerns regarding your up coming move.

With our experienced and professional team, you can rest assured that your relocation will go as smooth as can be. No matter how big or how small your move is, we are ready to take care of you - with a truck thats right for the job, professional movers and drivers, and the passion to keep you a satisfied client.

Residential Move:

With us, residential moving is efficient, comfortable and within your budget. We offer the hourly rate system since it is always the cheapest way to move a local distance. This system eliminates a lot of the overheads normally incurred with fixed priced moves.

If you require, We can supply you with quality packing materials, pre-packing with our Pre-packing service, moving all your goods (including heavy items such as pianos), dismantling and reassembling furniture, disconnecting and reconnecting electrical items, unpacking your goods after the move.

Long Distance Move:

With us, your long distance move can be as exciting and easy as your local move. We want to help you plan your move properly - to make your relocation exciting, rewarding, and stress-free.

Whether you are moving across the street or across the state, We are ready to help you through your moving process. Our goal is to always provide you with personalized service on your important moving day.

International Move:

With, our experts help you find the best solutions for your international moves. Our professional staff is well-informed about the international moving process and is able to give you information about your destination. They also help you find cost-effective solutions to your moving needs.

Commercial Move:

We are highly experienced in corporate relocations. Our crew is trained to handle all types of furniture and equipment. Whether local or international, we thoroughly plan your company or office relocations to minimize stress and maximize efficiency. Your business will resume activity in no time.


We maintains modern storage facilities, for the handling and storage your goods while in transition. Our warehouse is monitored twenty four hours a day seven days a week, with burglar and fire alarms. You may access your belongings during business hours.

We offers First Month of Free Storage – for the long distance customers.

Entity Type: Carrier
Operating Status: Authorized For HHG
Out of Service Date: None
DUNS Number: -
Power Units: 13
Drivers: 5
MCS-150 Form Date: 8/8/2011
MCS-150 Mileage (Year): 150,000 (2010)
Operation Classification: Auth. For Hire
Carrier Operation: Interstate
Cargo Carried: Household Goods

Business Address:
1443 28Th Ave Suite #2F Astoria, NY, 11102
Phone: 877-777-0186

Mailing Address:
1443 28Th Ave Suite #2F Astoria, NY, 11102

Last Updated Date: November 29, 2013

Property Passenger Household Goods Private Enterprise


Type Common Contract Broker
Status Active None None
App Pending No No No


Type BIPD Cargo Bond
Required $750,000 Yes No
On File $1,000,000 Yes No

Authority History

Auth TypeHousehold Goods Common Carrier
Original ActionGranted
Original Action Dt.03/16/2005
Disposition Dt.

Active/Pending Insurance

Insurance CarrierOld Republic Insurance Co.
Posted Date07/13/2012
Converage From and To$0 - $1,000,000
Effective Date06/26/2012
Cancellation Date

Insurance History

Insurance CarrierPark Insurance Co
Converage From and To$0 - $750,000
Effective Dt. From and To 08/02/2011 - 08/02/2012 Cancelled

Insurance Address

CarrierHanover Insurance Co.
AuthCommercial Underwriting H-305


Inspection Type Vehicle Driver Hazmat IEP
Inspections 17 26 0 0
Out of Service 4 4 0 0
Out of Service % 23.5 15.4 0 0
Nat'l Average %
(2009- 2010)
20.72 5.51 4.5 N/A


Type Fatal Injury Tow Total
Crashes 0 0 0 0

Review Information

Rating Date Rating Review Date Type
5/19/2010 - - Non-Ratable

Unsafe Driving

2.15< 3 insp. w/viol.65%

Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) : 0
VMT Year : -
VMT Source : -
Average Power Units (APU) x Utilization Factor (UF) : 13
Total Inspections with Unsafe Driving Violations : 2
Total Unsafe Driving Violations : 2

Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance


Relevant Inspections : 27
Total Inspections with Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance Violations : 6
Total Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance Violations : 7

Driver Fitness


Relevant Inspections : 27
Total Inspections with Driver Fitness Violations : 0
Total Driver Fitness Violations : 0


Controlled Substances and Alcohol


Relevant Inspections : 27
Total Inspections with Controlled Substances and Alcohol Violations : 0
Total Controlled Substances and Alcohol Violations : 0

Vehicle Maintenance


Relevant Inspections : 17
Total Inspections with Vehicle Maintenance Violations : 10
Total Vehicle Maintenance Violations : 23

Hazardous Materials (HM) Compliance

-Not Public80%

Relevant Inspections : 0
Total Inspections with Hazardous Materials (HM) Compliance Violations : 0
Total Hazardous Materials (HM) Compliance Violations : 0

Crash Indicator


Average Power units : 13
Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) : 0
VMT Year :
VMT Source :
Average Power Units (APU) x Utilization Factor (UF) : 13
Number of Crashes : 1
Number Tow-aways : 1
Number with Injuries or Fatalities : 0
Number with HM Release : 0

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