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Carol L.
13:51 15 Jul 24
In general moving is one of the most stressful experiences ever. Daniel, John, and Casey provided outstanding customer service and were an absolute pleasure to have pack up and move my son’s belongings. They were polite and meticulous with all of my son’s furniture and belongings. I can’t say enough good things about this team and I’m so grateful that I found Davi & Valenti Movers! This was my first ever experience with a stress-free move.
Meg M.
17:45 10 Jul 24
Everything was perfect with this mover. First, he was patient with my ever-changing move schedule due to delays in the new construction. When time came for the move, his crew was hard-working, respectful, easy to deal with and willing to do whatever was needed. Everything was wrapped thoroughly and carefully, and reassembled as needed in my new home They even took away all the boxes and moving trash I had emptied when they finished.
Gary B.
22:29 25 Jun 24
The Very best movers do not waste your time looking for anyone else as these folks are the best.
David G.
15:21 20 Jun 24
We have had the help of Davi & Valenti Movers several times in the past few years for both long distance and local moves. The most recent involved consolidation of items in a storage locker and moving some of them to our home. The movers were punctual, knowledgeable, efficient, and very pleasant to work with. The move went rapidly and smoothly. We couldn't be happier. We would recommend Davi & Valenti without reservation.
16:55 28 May 24
Kathy O.
14:05 24 May 24
Recently I had Davi and Valenti Movers in Sarasota, FL pack my household goods for a move to Michigan. I have moved several times with different companies but these guys are first class! From the moment John Savage gave me a quote to the day the truck left my driveway, they were right on top of the entire process. I was so impressed with the way they covered my furniture and handled my glass and pictures with such care. They treated everything as if it was their own merchandise! The team was friendly and courteous and extremely well organized. This is the best company I have ever used. I highly recommend them.
Gary M.
23:55 23 May 24
The absolute best. Ray and his crew are professional, hard working, friendly, courteous,and know their jobs through and through. Careful with everything, drop what they’re doing to assist homeowners with questions or projects. Adjusted their schedule to accommodate our changing needs. We used them 2-1/2 years ago and couldn’t be happier that we hired them again.Very competitive pricing. Highest recommendation possible. Thank you Ray and crew.
Jason S.
15:09 23 May 24
Great movers handled everything with care as if it were their own things they moved two houses into one all within one day very affordable
David L.
15:07 23 May 24
4 men were on time, worked very hard to package everything properly as well as move furniture. They promptly delivered the items. There were no problems, no breakage and reassembled the various furniture pieces without problem. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
13:59 24 Feb 24
Incredibly helpful and efficient! They went the extra mile and helped us unpack and took all the used boxes and paper with them. Highly recommend!
Allen M.
16:41 24 Jan 24
Great job ! Thank you
Leeanne S.
15:38 23 Jan 24
This is by far the BEST moving company I have ever used!!! I have moved all over the USA and internationally. John Savage is amazing at managing/owning this company. On time, professional, great clean-up and exceptional attitudes of all the guys. ONLY moving company I would use, and I am very picky!!
Donald C.
14:09 28 Feb 23
Melodie L.
10:54 01 Dec 22
Karl H.
00:17 20 Apr 22
Tacoma B.
01:14 16 Feb 22
Allen M.
15:09 22 Jan 22
We need storage at the last minute , the team did a great job getting storage and delivering the items to the house … no damage , great price .. simply great people … Ty guys !
23:14 18 Jan 22
There is literally no reason to shop elsewhere.John gave me a quote that didn't change. Nancy in the office follows through with confirmations. Very pleasant to talk to.I got the Hudson crew led by Raymond they went above and beyond the call of duty. Nothing was damaged and these people not only showed professionalism but humanity as well. Thank You. I will be calling this company again or referring them.
Butch T.
01:16 18 Dec 21
I just got done today with these guys and moved into my new home. Raymond and his team showed up with great attitudes and I watched how each piece was wrapped. At the end they asked if there was anything else they could do. I had someone else come quote the job and after reading the reviews and speaking with John who sold me the job, I was much more at ease at eases with them.. It cost exactly what I was quoted. Thanks John and Raymond and all the guys. I almost forgot Nancy who calls through out the job to see how I was feeling about it. I would use them again without question.
Susan W.
21:39 05 Nov 21
From start to finish, my experience with Davi and Valenti Movers was exceptional, as outlined here:*responsiveness: immediate (no voicemail)*honesty and integrity drives the whole operation!*professionalism: outstanding at every level*value: reasonable, with no minimum price (and I was below the estimate in the end)*The Crew: pleasant, capable, hard-working, careful and thorough, enjoyed their work and each other!*Thank you to the crew-leader Tim for taking extra time to repair my loose shelf and my storm door, and for assembling and fixing some things that were not part of the move.Thank you to Jacob, Mason and Eric for moving a huge boulder in my new yard and for taking some heavy furniture left by the previous owner.These guys were awesome and went the extra mile to make my move so much less stressful!
Julie J.
14:45 23 Sep 21
I am a designer so I deal with a lot of receivers. Raymond and Tim were wonderful. Job well done and a true pleasure to deal with ! Thank you guys.
Dan M.
20:40 11 Sep 21
Reinhard F.
18:47 16 Jul 21
This as our second move with Davi &Valenti and the quality of service keeps getting better, if that’s possible. William,Tim and Albert were efficient and very careful with our belongings as well as our homes.I recommend Davi &. Valenti for all your moving and storage needs.Thanks again John for all you do to make what is usually a stressful time, a pleasant experience.
Jason T.
17:28 13 Jul 21
Estimate was right on! Crew worked hard and were professionals.
Laura R.
18:41 12 Jun 21
The crew was wonderful. Thank you for being so professional
Carole P.
15:32 25 Feb 21
The two gentlemen who moved us were professional and courteous. They packed our things with great care. The move was made easy.
Marvin K.
20:36 24 Feb 21
Martha M. Z.
17:14 24 Feb 21
The movers were efficient, professional, hard-working and upbeat! We love Davi & Valenti Movers! This is our second move with them and highly recommend them for your next move!
Jeffrey R.
04:36 29 Sep 20
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Tom M.
16:21 07 Aug 20
Very impressed with the services received from Davi & Valenti Movers. Our initial contact with John gave us a very good idea of price and work schedule. Good communication throughout the process. Kenny and his crew were exceptional people. They were friendly, efficient and extremely hard-working. Nancy, from their office, checked in during Move-out & Move-in to see how things were progressing. A 5 Star Review from me! Couldn’t have gone any better! Highly recommend.
13:34 22 Jun 20
We used Davi Valenti Movers two weeks in a row to move items we purchased. They were careful with our furniture, on time and very friendly. I would definitely use them again.
Bob M.
12:52 14 Jun 20
They did and excellent job at a fair market price. They were on time and efficient in their work, friendly and helpful. I would be happy to use them again.
Amy C
17:54 03 Jun 20
These guys are professionals. They paid close attention to detail and treated my things with such care. They were friendly and courteous. Thank you so much. Moving day was zero stress.
19:52 16 Feb 20
Made a fair estimate on my move from Florida back to DC. Followed through with the move in a timely manner. Few items were damaged beyond repair. They were friendly and courteous during stressful times. They used Stevens movers and that crew were very professional also. I have moved many times and as moves go this was above average.
Travis P.
14:33 05 Feb 20
Philip H.
17:59 04 Feb 20
I have moved many times over the years. both local and long distance. I was completely satisfied with Davi and Valenti movers. they were always on time and have very fair prices. the men who did the load and unload showed were on time, neatly dressed and professional. William and Tim were all business. they loaded the truck without breaks and turned down my offer to buy lunch. th on the they followed us to our new house and repeated their performance on the offload.they took beds apart and put them backtogether. pur mattresses in protective bags and wrapped all our furniture in blankets and shrink wrapped them. I am happy to say nothing was missing or broken, and we got to sleep in our beds that night.I highly recommend them for any move you have.Philip and Paola HanaburghNorth Fort Myers, Fl.
Victoria A.
09:41 29 Jan 20
William B.
21:26 18 Jan 20
Nancy H.
00:07 12 Jan 20
Sharon C.
13:17 28 Dec 19
This is a great moving company! Our closing date was changed three times and John was very understanding and accommodated us each time. Kenny and his partner were very, very good and punctual. They took great pains at protecting our furniture, mirrors and paintings. I highly recommend Davi & Valentine Movers and would use them again!
Laura C.
20:55 10 Dec 19
My move went very smoothly. The delivery and pick up people were very professional and hard working. I would recommend this company for your move.
Pasquale B.
00:45 23 Jul 19
Davi and Valenti moved us twice within the last two years. Both times they provided us with friendly, supportive service in addition to their top of the line professional moving skills. We recommend them highly. We would use no other moving service regardless of the load or distance involved.
Adam Wallace, Realtor (.
18:08 14 May 19
We have recommended Davi and Valenti to our clients for years. They are reputable and honest and take care when moving your items.
Dana C.
15:56 01 Mar 19
Movers were on time, courteous, thorough, and professional.
Paul L.
14:28 01 Mar 19
These guys were extremely accommodating. They went out of their way to make the move pleasurable. The move team guys were great. Great job packing everything. No dame to anything. Would use again, without question.
Jim F.
23:09 12 Jan 19
In 52 years I have moved 14 times and no mover is more effective, willing and cooperative than Davi and Valenti. From the first contact on they were professional, accurate and actually quite pleasant. Davi and Valenti deserve a 10 on a scale of 1 to 5.
harold H.
15:05 28 Dec 18
Everyone who came to pack us out and then bring our furniture back were polite and very hard working. We couldn't have asked for nicer or more professional movers.
Betty B.
16:27 21 Dec 18
These movers were awesome. Three gentleman showed up on time and worked until I was moved in and set up in my new place. All of my furniture was wrapped and padded, no damage to anything. Plus the guys had a sense of humor. The price was very reasonable too.
Patricia S.
12:15 06 Dec 18
Cher P.
18:51 24 Oct 18
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03:41 24 Oct 18
Kris H.
16:24 16 Oct 18
mary F.
16:09 15 Oct 18
Mary N.
18:19 24 Aug 18
Pleasant and responsible employees. Very successful move.
Finding Your V.
17:45 20 May 18
John H.
02:28 14 May 18
Courteous and timely . good job.
donna B.
14:51 27 Apr 18
Paul L.
18:41 13 Apr 18
our move was accomplished without any major problems - the movers were careful and extremely competent - delivery and unpacking went very well - I was impressed that they came back and took all the packing material to recycle it
18:08 11 Apr 18
They help our clients and have always been favarable
14:41 07 Mar 18
Adam M.
14:01 29 Jan 18
Excellent customer service and we recommend Davi and Valenti to our Sellers!!!
Janet G.
07:16 16 Jan 18
Doreen D.
18:27 02 Jan 18
Very accurate estimate and quality of service - before, during and after our cross-country move. The driver was especially good - helpful every step of the way !
Paul L.
18:45 15 Dec 17
Carlos S.
15:15 21 Aug 17
Stand up guys and quality movers. Handles everything with care.
Arthur C.
16:30 07 Jul 17
This was the most amazing group of magicians not movers. I went from a 5k home to a 2500 townhouse with ONLY a circular stairway and there was nothing they could not do. From huge bedroom sets upstairs to a piano, pool table and 20 years worth of stuff nicely divided for storage and delivery. They did not lose anything and everyone was more than helpful making sure all was ok before leaving every day. A weeklong project that could not have been handled more professionally. It was not cheap, neither is my belongings. I got what I paid for and more. Thank you again, especially Mike and John.
Pat H.
22:14 05 Jun 17
Company was very accomodating when my moved date changed at last minute. Price was reasonable and garanteed in writing. Movers were efficient and with the exception of one very disagreeable man, the rest made a difficult day as good as possible. I did have a small bit of damage as men were moving a huge amount of furnishings and trying to work quickly on a very hot day. I would recommend this company and would use them again.
Ronald R.
12:48 28 Aug 16
Muy eficientes
Buck B.
18:31 20 Jul 16
John Savage is an amazing man. His company is so professional and they go out of there way to make sure your move goes smoothly.
Carsand P.
04:54 02 Apr 16
Mike and Walter did an excellent and careful job of moving my furniture from a condo to my new home. All furniture was wrapped in quilted pads or shrink wrapped. They had to negotiate 19 stairs and never bumped a wall or the furniture. Carpets were covered and they disassembled and reassembled all of the beds for me. All work was done within the estimated time and cost. Highly recommended.
Wolfgang S.
01:08 24 Apr 15
Benny and Nowee from Davi & Valenti Movers did a very professional and just a great job for me today moving my entire house from Ellenton to Sarasota. They ensured everything was well protected, worked rapidly, yet with caution and were very customer-oriented. Great team.Couldn't have gotton a better team to do the job for me at a reasonable price!Wolfgang
Stacey K.
17:12 18 Apr 15
Used For our local move. Very great service!! Gentleman who came to give quote was very nice, we even had to reschedule our move due to a delayed closing, they rescheduled with no concerns. On moving day we had Benny and J R. They were courteous, quick and it was a pleasure spending the day with them! Would highly recommend!!!
Judy W.
19:54 23 Jan 15
Davi and Valenti did a terrific job in receiving, storing and delivering new furniture for our home. Their crew was very professional and willing to get everything just right. All of the furniture came in good condition, and everyone there was very responsive and easy to work with.
Luan M.
16:55 20 Jan 15
Davi & Valenti Movers have conducted several moves for me and my clients. They have been careful, professional and efficient. Their costs are competitive and they have always been pleasant to work with. I highly recommend them.
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Last-Minute Movers

Moving for the First Time?

Sometimes, a move can come out of nowhere and must happen quickly. Unexpected moves can be extremely stressful, so it is essential to partner with a moving company that can help relieve some of that stress for you. When you request a last-minute moving estimate, you will immediately be paired with a moving specialist. They will work with you to get a price estimate and moving plan done quickly so they can put your move on the calendar as soon as possible. Then, your moving specialist will provide you with an Order of Service listing all of your required services with their fees. If scheduling allows, your moving team can be at your home or office as soon as possible to start packing if you’ve requested packing services or start loading your items onto the truck for transport. Your moving crew will list your items and their current condition on the Bill of Lading as they are loaded into the air-cushioned moving van. Once the truck arrives at your final location, your movers will unload your items, checking them off on the Bill of Lading as they go. After your moving team has placed your items to your liking, you will do a final walk-through with the team leader. During the walk-through, you will survey the condition of your items and sign off on the Bill of Lading with the team leader.

Last-Minute Movers FAQ

Our Last-Minute Moving Services

  • Residential & Commercial

    Whether you need to move out of your home or office on short notice, Davi & Valenti will do our best to move you on your schedule.

  • Local & Long-Distance

    Even if you have to move on a last-minute basis, our professional movers can move you down the street, across the state, or all the way across the country.

  • Packing & Unpacking

    If your schedule allows, we are happy to offer packing and unpacking services for your last-minute move. We even include top-quality packing supplies in our services.

  • Warehouse Storage

    When you have to move in an emergency, you may need a place to store your belongings. Our 15,000sq ft warehouse is equipped for short and long-term storage.

Are Moving Companies Available to Move My Belongings on Short Notice?

Many moving companies require at least one to two weeks of advanced notice to schedule your move. If you need to move in an emergency, time is of the essence. Make sure you spend your time looking at reliable moving companies that offer last-minute moves. If you cannot find last-minute moving services from a company quickly, it is a good idea to find one that does to make the most of your time.

At Davi & Valenti Movers, we are happy to accommodate your moving schedule 99% of the time. We recommend contacting us as soon as you find out you need to move, so we can get you a spot on the schedule to guarantee we can accommodate your last-minute move. To request your free last-minute moving estimate, fill out our simple online estimate form or call us at (941) 727-1459 today!

How Much Do Moving Companies Charge for Last-Minute or Same-Day Moving Services? Are There Any Extra Fees for Expedited Service?

According to our research, an average local move in Florida averages from $1,000 to $3,000. Depending on how far away your long-distance move is, the average long-distance move from Florida ranges from $2,200 to upwards of $5,000. Based on your individual moving requirements, the cost of your move may very well be above or below that range. However, most moving companies charge an additional fee for expedited moving services. This fee varies widely based on several factors, including how soon you need to move, the availability of moving trucks and moving crew, the amount and weight of items moved, and the distance traveled.

At Davi & Valenti Movers, we understand that time is of the essence during an expedited move. This is why we don’t only provide you with an estimate quickly, but we also are completely transparent with our pricing. While we may charge a little more for last-minute moves, we clearly detail our pricing without any hidden fees. This way, you know exactly what you are paying for upfront before signing on with us so that you can make your decision quickly and efficiently.

Do You Cover My Current Location and Desired Destination?

Almost all moving companies can do both local moves, which are moves within state lines, and long-distance moves, which cross state lines. However, some moving companies only travel up to certain distances, so verify that your moving company can move your belongings to your final destination. It is also important to note that both federal and state laws require moving companies to have a state license when moving in state and a USDOT license for long-distance moves.

We are fully licensed and insured, so you can rest assured your move meets all legal requirements and industry standards. We have a State of Florida license (IM #2185), a motor carrier license (MC #1078337-C), and a USDOT license (#2388113).

At Davi & Valenti, we are international moving experts specializing in U.S. and Canadian customs. However, international moves take much longer to plan than moves within the United States. Therefore the timeline of “last-minute” international moves is usually longer than the timeline of “last-minute” moves in the United States. Whether you need to move to Canada, South America, Italy, or anywhere in between, we can help facilitate your move anywhere in the world. Check out our International Movers page for more information.

How Quickly Can the Emergency Move Be Completed?

When moving, timing is often a significant concern, particularly for those facing unexpected, last-minute moves. The timeline of a move heavily depends on factors such as move size, the distance involved, and the availability of movers and trucks of the moving company. While the leading companies in the industry make every effort to accommodate rapid relocations, the precise time frame is always a variable contingent on these elements.

For those in the Sarasota and Bradenton areas, Davi & Valenti Movers rises to the occasion, no matter how short the notice. No matter how tight your timeline is, we will give you an accurate timeline estimation and delivery date for your move with your estimate. This way, you will know how quickly your move will be completed, without any disruptions or accidents, before choosing your moving company.

How Will You Ensure My Belongings Are Kept Safe and Undamaged During the Move, Especially When Working on Short Notice?

The success of a professional moving company lies in its ability to keep its customers’ belongings safe and secure throughout the move, no matter how last-minute the move is. Though every moving company has slightly different procedures, it is industry standard to disassemble furniture and wrap furniture and more oversized items in moving blankets to protect them during the move.

Dollies and leverage straps are also commonly used to keep your items safe during your move. No matter how tight your moving timeline is, it is essential for moving companies to follow the procedures above to ensure the safe arrival of your belongings. These pre-loading and loading processes are not something moving companies can skip to save time without negatively impacting the quality of the move.

With Davi & Valenti Movers, the safety of your possessions is non-negotiable. Even when tackling last-minute movers’ challenges, our commitment to top-tier customer service remains unwavering. This is why we include free disassembling and reassembling of all furniture and bulkier items with our moves. Our professional moving crew is highly trained to carefully handle your possessions quickly without compromising the safety of your items. Your relocation specialist and moving crew are happy to answer and address your questions and concerns along the way.

Do You Have the Necessary Equipment and Manpower to Handle My Move, Especially Large Items like Furniture and Appliances?

When considering a moving company, it’s essential to ensure they are equipped to handle all aspects of the move, especially more oversized items. The right equipment and a skilled team are prerequisites for safely transporting heavy furniture and appliances. All moving companies should offer furniture disassembly for loading and transportation and then reassemble the furniture pieces upon arrival at the final destination.

At Davi & Valenti Movers, we’re more than prepared as your last-minute or even same-day mover. In addition to expertly disassembling and reassembling large furniture items, our seasoned crew is proficient in handling bulky items, and our resources are top-notch. From pianos to appliances, there’s no challenge too big. Plus, given our broad range of services, including international moves and specialized tasks like auto transport, you can rest assured that we have the right tools and expertise for every facet of your move.

Are My Items Insured During the Move? If Yes, What Does the Insurance Cover?

In the moving industry, “insurance” during a move is often referred to as moving valuation. It’s a misconception that it’s a default insurance policy. Federal law mandates all moving companies to provide Limited Liability Protection at no additional charge. However, this only offers a compensation of 60 cents per pound for any item damaged or lost during transit. For example, if your 50-pound flat-screen TV were to be lost or damaged during the move under the Limited Liability Protection plan, you would only be compensated $30 for it. However, that is only a fraction of what that flat-screen TV costs, which is why this plan is usually not enough coverage for those with many valuable items.

Since this basic level of coverage does not satisfy the needs of all customers, many moving companies introduce enhanced valuation plans at an additional cost to better protect your high-value items. The most common paid valuation plans are Full Value Protection and Items of Extraordinary Value Declaration. If an item were to sustain damage or get lost during a move under the Full Value Protection level of coverage, the moving company would have to repair, replace, or reimburse you for the affected item’s fair market value.

The Items of Extraordinary Value Declaration protects items valued at $100 or more per pound. These items, such as jewelry, artwork, and electronics, are listed on the declaration, along with their condition and value. This is for your safety and protection, but taking as many of your valuable items as possible during the move is also recommended to avoid potential damages and lost items.

When you partner with Davi & Valenti Movers, you’re selecting a service that understands the worth of your possessions. We proudly offer all the valuation options mentioned above programs, allowing our customers to choose the level of protection that aligns with their needs. Whether it’s the free Limited Liability plan, Full Value Protection, or covering special items like jewelry and antiques, we’re here to offer peace of mind every step of the way.

Do You Offer Packing Services for Last-Minute Moves? If Yes, What Are the Costs Involved?

Access to packing services can be invaluable for those facing a sudden move. Depending on your moving timeline, many moving companies do offer packing services at an additional fee. For a two-bedroom home, packing services typically range from $280 – $1000, while the cost of packing services usually ranges from $1000 – $2500 for a three or four-bedroom home.

However, these prices are extremely variable as they are based on factors such as the amount and weight of items that need to be packed and the size of your home. Some moving companies also charge extra for expedited packing services in last-minute moves.

Davi & Valenti Movers is equipped to handle your last-minute moving needs and is proficient in providing efficient packing services if your moving timeline allows. Our professional packers use specific packing techniques to best protect your items. In addition, we provide top-quality packing supplies with our packing services for no additional cost. To learn more about our packing services, check out our packing services page.

Why Choose Davi & Valenti Movers?

  • 10 Free Moving Boxes + A Free Roll of Tape
  • Free In-Home and Virtual Quotes
  • Fully Licensed and Insured
  • Absolutely No Hidden Fees
  • Trusted Since 1979

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