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The journey you’re about to embark on, moving Toronto to Vancouver, is a big step for you and your loved ones. It’s not a routine task to relocate your whole family across the country, and it’s normal to feel a bit nervous. But fear not, Phillips Moving and Storage Toronto is here to ensure the entire moving process is seamless and efficient. Given the numerous tasks you need to handle as part of this move, let us shoulder the responsibility of the logistics – it’s our job, and we excel at it!

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Relax, and let us help you move to the beautiful city of Vancouver.

Making relocation simple since 1923

Phillips Moving and Storage, a family-operated enterprise, has been a trusted name in the moving industry in Toronto for a hundred years. Our aim is to alleviate the stress that often accompanies relocation.  Our skilled and friendly team infuses a personal touch into every step of the process. We provide affordable rates, individualized planning assistance for local, long distance, or international moves, and a safe, climate-controlled warehouse for short- and long-term storage requirements. We are proud to be recognized among the leading movers in Toronto. As members of United Van Lines, the Canadian Association of Movers, and the Better Business Bureau, our reputation speaks for itself. Contact us today to discover how we can streamline your moving experience.

Your items are safe with us

We understand the challenges associated with moving. That’s why our team of experienced local movers is committed to supporting you throughout the process. Our moving consultants begin by providing a competitive quote to plan an efficient and cost-effective relocation. Following this, your possessions will be carefully packed and loaded onto our trucks by our skilled cross country movers. Upon arrival at your new home, we’ll handle the unloading and unpacking, ensuring that no items are damaged or misplaced.

Trust the moving pros with almost a century of know-how

At Phillips Moving & Storage, we’ve helped hundreds of families move from Toronto to Vancouver, or the other way around, over the years. We’ve been in business for almost a century, so you better believe we have the experience and know-how to handle your move, no matter the size or complexity, in the most professional manner. So what are you waiting for? Give us a call right now!

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We will carefully pack and load your belongings onto our moving trucks.

Complex moves simplified by the partner network

Not only do we have the moving trucks, packing equipment, storage capabilities, and experience to carry out your household relocation. We’re also part of the United Van Lines network of moving companies. That means we have partners in every major region across the country. You can feel confident and secure in our knowledge and capabilities. Know they are rooted in the sum of the capabilities of hundreds of United Van Lines movers. In the unlikely event that something doesn’t go according to plan, we’ll have friends and partners on call to help us out anytime and anywhere!

Moving Toronto to Vancouver is simple with our moving services

We are dedicated to giving our customers excellent moving services. We provide a wide range of moving solutions to meet all of your needs. This goes for if you’re moving locally, nationally, or internationally. Our relocation consultants will offer helpful recommendations, competitive rates, and one-on-one assistance. Every stage of your move will receive hands-on attention. We have a team of informed, amiable, and caring employees.

For your long-term and short-term storage requirements, we also provide climate-controlled, pest-controlled, and security-monitored storage facilities. You can rely on us to make your move a pleasant and stress-free experience.

To meet the needs of every one of our clients, Phillips Moving & Storage provides a wide range of moving services. Along with our standard moving services, we also offer the following:

When to plan your move to Vancouver?

Planning your move from Toronto to Vancouver requires careful timing. Considerations should include weather, housing availability, job transitions, and school schedules. Ideally, plan your move during late spring or early summer when the weather is mild and road conditions are favorable. This also aligns with the peak real estate season, increasing your housing options. If transitioning jobs, it’s best to plan around your start date. For families with children, aim to move during summer to minimize disruption to the school year. Start planning several months for a seamless transition.

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You can feel secure when moving Toronto to Vancouver when you have us by your side.

What to expect when moving from Toronto to Vancouver

Relocating from Toronto to Vancouver marks a transition between two of Canada’s most vibrant cities, each with unique charm and characteristics. Toronto, Canada’s largest city, is known for its diverse culture, bustling financial district, and iconic landmarks like the CN Tower. Conversely, Vancouver offers a blend of urban sophistication and breathtaking natural beauty, with its stunning skyline set against a backdrop of the Pacific Ocean and snow-capped mountains. Both cities are multicultural hubs, offering various cuisines, arts, and entertainment, making the cultural adjustment relatively seamless.

However, there are some differences to expect when moving from Toronto to Vancouver. The climate in Vancouver is milder and more temperate, with less snow in the winter but more rainfall throughout the year, compared to Toronto’s more pronounced seasonal variations. The cost of living, particularly housing prices, tends to be higher in Vancouver. On the plus side, Vancouver’s abundant outdoor activities, from skiing and hiking to beach outings, offer a lifestyle that truly blends city living with the great outdoors. Furthermore, Vancouver’s slightly slower pace can be a pleasant change from the fast-paced lifestyle of Toronto. Understanding these similarities and differences can help make the transition smoother when moving from Toronto to Vancouver.

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Start your new life in Vancouver with a smooth move.

Get ready to fall in love with Vancouver

Vancouver is a Canadian coastal seaport city that is situated in British Columbia. It has breathtakingly beautiful nature, with the city’s skyline set against the picturesque North Shore Mountains. The city is home to numerous energetic neighborhoods, each of which has its distinct personality and allure. Stanley Park, Granville Island, the Capilano Suspension Bridge, and the Vancouver Aquarium are a few of Vancouver’s top tourist destinations. Vancouver is also a thriving cultural center, offering a thriving arts scene, top-notch dining options, and a year-round calendar of festivals and events. It has a high quality of life and a diverse population. It is consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in.

  • Restaurants: Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course – 100.00 C$
  • Transportation: Monthly Pass (Regular Price) – 120.00 C$
  • Average monthly rent for a 1-bedroom apartment – 2.600 C$
  • Utilities (Monthly): Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment – 127.14 C$
  • Sports and Leisure: Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult – 58.57 C$
  • Childcare: International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child – 24,868.34 C$
  • Clothing and Shoes: 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) – 78.21 C$

Say hello to your new home in Vancouver with Phillips Moving and Storage!

Embarking on the journey of moving Toronto to Vancouver is an exhilarating experience. At Phillips Moving and Storage Canada, our mission is to make this transition as stress-free as possible for you. With nearly a century’s worth of industry experience, we have the knowledge and resources necessary to handle any relocation. Our team of friendly and knowledgeable professionals will be there every step of the way, ensuring the process of moving from Toronto to Vancouver is smooth and efficient. If you’re planning such a move, start your journey with us and experience a hassle-free relocation. Reach out to us for a FREE moving quote today!

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