Self service movers can sound to some people like a different type of service that they are looking for and therefore when looking for any type of moving service you should always double check what it is that you are purchasing. Some people think that self service movers are beneficial because they allow you to do the driving yourself and thus not have to find other means of transportation for yourself. However self service movers can provide a lot of different services and you must therefore be sure that you are purchasing the service that you are looking for. Some self service movers will only drive the things for you. This means that you will have to pack in everything yourself and then the company will pick up all the items that you have packed and move them to your new place. You are in charge of unpacking as well and moving things into your new place. You want to make sure that you have a lot of communication with the self service movers that you are looking into so that you know exactly what you can get from them and exactly how you will be paying for their services. A lot of people will take the second option because they do not have a lot of things that are too heavy to move around. Therefore they do not feel like they need to pay a crew to move out all the things in their house when they can do it themselves. However if you do not have a car that is big enough that is when that type of self service movers can be extremely helpful. A small car will take too many trips and therefore you will end up paying all the money that you could be paying self service movers in gas money. The self service movers will get all of your things in approximately one trip, of course it also depends on the amount and size of things that you own but certainly it will take less trips than a small car would and would save you time as well.