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  • 5 star ratingI am grateful for all the yelp reviewers for their reviews on Trico Long Distance Movers, because of the reviews, I decided to reach out and hire them! 😀

    We recently moved from California to Colorado Springs, CO.

    This is... read more

    Bridget W. Avatar Bridget W.
    2/19/2018

    5 star ratingCouldn't be happier with the assistance April and her team provided to ship my car. She answered all of my questions quickly. The driver was on time and professional. Highly recommend.

    Brittany H. Avatar Brittany H.
    4/25/2018

    5 star ratingHope I never have to move again, although if I do, I will of course go with these guys for sure! Matthew specifically was great, as he helped us with everything, even until we completed out un-packing. There were a... read more

    Matin G. Avatar Matin G.
    11/29/2016
  • 5 star ratingWhen searching for a company to help you out on a long distance move in which you are relocating your family or even by yourself for work, the movers you hire plays a very important role in how well everything... read more

    Arik G. Avatar Arik G.
    9/25/2017

    5 star ratingTrico helped move some family members and they did an awesome job! Our family came from Arizona and from pick up to delivery, it could not have been an easier process! They were professional, careful and got the job done!... read more

    Blake N. Avatar Blake N.
    6/24/2017

    5 star ratingI cannot say enough about the professionalism and efficiency of Trico Long Distance movers!  Our rep Matthew Chevalier was with us every step of the way. We moved our belongings from San Diego into a storage unit in Massachusetts.  Our... read more

    Brenda N. Avatar Brenda N.
    8/21/2016
  • 5 star ratingIf something does not work out your way not just for their cards and give up. We received the reference to these guys very late into this entire process which let us to give them a call on the short... read more

    Christina G. Avatar Christina G.
    4/01/2017

    5 star ratingWe used Trico long distance for both our vehicle & furniture moving. The service from start to finish from Richard & John was excellent. We were nervous after having a previous nightmare move with another company in LA but thankfully... read more

    Tracey K. Avatar Tracey K.
    10/03/2017

    5 star ratingTrico's quality of service from start to finish was as good as it gets! I had no idea where to start on this daunting move and my representative helped me take an accurate inventory ahead of time.

    The movers came... read more

    Kristin G. Avatar Kristin G.
    5/04/2017
  • 5 star ratingTrico Long Distance Movers handled my move from Los Angeles to Reno with such professionalism, ease, strength, politeness and meticulousness. I was blown away by what an excellent job they did.

    Moving is hell. It always is. Trico did their part... read more

    Andrea L. Avatar Andrea L.
    10/22/2016

    5 star ratingI couldn't have been happier with Trico!  They were the best! I interviewed several other movers and then found them through Yelp. Their quote was more than reasonable and they were the most flexible regarding packing and scheduling. My move... read more

    Linda T. Avatar Linda T.
    12/12/2017

    5 star ratingI have no idea how they did and finished the moving process in this heat but everything was finished one hour earlier than was expected!

    The movers packed and took the whole entire 2 bedroom apartment in a heart of Los... read more

    Jan F. Avatar Jan F.
    7/19/2016
  • 5 star ratingGreat workmanship displayed by all of the movers in this company. They uphold a superior work ethic as well as the ability to work long hours without strain. The men positioned themselves in different rooms or opposite sides of one,... read more

    Lilit H. Avatar Lilit H.
    6/27/2016

    5 star ratingMoved from Los Angeles to Port Ludlow, Wa. In February 2017, although, I did not have a large load, but enough to require a mover. I was given a  quote and an expect date to pick up my boxes and... read more

    Thomas B. Avatar Thomas B.
    9/27/2017

    5 star ratingFast service and prompt delivery. The pick-up was rescheduled a number of times, but in the end the driver was on time. The car arrived in the same condition as it was on departure (except dirtier), and no issue was... read more

    Zhizhong L. Avatar Zhizhong L.
    6/18/2018
  • 5 star ratingTrico Long Distance Movers helped me move my truck and entire household (including a huge garage full of stuff) to another state. The movers were polite and efficient, and worked quickly to pack everything and get it loaded safely into... read more

    Marianne D. Avatar Marianne D.
    6/07/2018

    4 star rating4.5.We used Trico services for our move from LA to Houston. First and foremost, the people that work for Trico really made the experience smooth and easy! Everyone is professional and courteous and very hardworking. I'm knocking off a half... read more

    Seong H. Avatar Seong H.
    10/17/2017

    5 star ratingThe customer service at Trico is amazing.  Frank Feldesi was always available for me via direct phone line and email. They were also extremely flexible on the pick up time for moving my truck. My truck went from Florida to... read more

    ian j. Avatar ian j.
    11/22/2016
  • 5 star ratingFrom my personal experiences, the teamwork exhibited by Trico Long Distance is bar none. The reason i'm giving them a 5 star rating is due to the guaranteed price being honored.  I initially thought it was too good to be... read more

    Eden M. Avatar Eden M.
    6/29/2016

    5 star ratingI hired Trico long distance to ship my car from California to Washington DC. I was extremely happy with their driver Navith, he kept me informed during the 7 days it took for my car to arrive in DC. He... read more

    Jane J. Avatar Jane J.
    3/16/2018

    5 star ratingthey were very efficient and nice. nothing got lostand they were diligent with their updates over the phone and through email. pricing was reasonable and they worked with my budget.

    Vladislav U. Avatar Vladislav U.
    5/24/2018
  • 5 star ratingThus far, great service.  I will update after I receive my stuff in a few weeks.

    I was moving long distance from LA to the DC area in March.  After reading some horrifying reviews of other companies that stole your stuff,... read more

    Liza K. Avatar Liza K.
    3/25/2018

    5 star ratingThe Trico Long Distance Movers team was on time for every scheduled phone call and in-person meeting. We felt comfortable with them, never in a rush or panic. They really knew how to put us at ease, because they are... read more

    Emin N. Avatar Emin N.
    4/25/2017

    5 star ratingI called Trico based on the reviews here at Yelp.  I also called four other companies.  Trico gave me the best price for a cross country move AND gave me options for pick up and delivery dates. This was a... read more

    Molly M. Avatar Molly M.
    10/18/2017
  • 5 star ratingI would definitely recommend Trico Long Distance Movers to anyone looking to ship their car. I was shopping around looking for auto movers from LA to Houston. Got the run around from few companies who couldn't accommodate me and making... read more

    Ashraf S. Avatar Ashraf S.
    4/11/2018

    5 star ratingWe used Trico for our move from Los Angeles to Colorado. They did an excellent job! We searched and found one company that was cheaper, but had poor reviews. We decided to play it safe and go with Trico and... read more

    Mary S. Avatar Mary S.
    11/10/2017

    5 star ratingIncredible service from Nick!! I brought a car from Audi in California and was scrambling around to get it shipped to Salt Lake City. I contacted many companies, a lot of them Yelp rated. I found poor customer service, bad... read more

    Linus A. Avatar Linus A.
    9/08/2017
  • 5 star ratingThank you for the excellent and courteous service getting my car from NY to LA, even when I set it up only a couple of days in advance. Trico was a last minute thought after I had given up (another... read more

    RJ K. Avatar RJ K.
    10/03/2016

    5 star ratingI used Trico to ship my car across country. I had a great experience with them! They were able to accommodate my last minute request and provided a very reasonable and competitive price. They kept me updated throughout the whole... read more

    Katherine C. Avatar Katherine C.
    4/09/2018

    5 star ratingHelped me move from So Cal to Utah for a job relocation. They charged the same price to move TWO vehicles as my company's vendor charged to move ONE.  Excellent price and the move went on without a hitch.

    Jeffrey H. Avatar Jeffrey H.
    9/21/2017
  • 5 star ratingFabulous service on both ends of the move, Los Angeles / Colorado. Everything arrived on time and without any damage.

    My furniture was well wrapped, packed and labeled, and the items that were disassembled were quickly put back together.

    Also, the... read more

    Tanya J. Avatar Tanya J.
    4/10/2017

    5 star ratingTrico long distance delivered my car to me here in Los Angeles yesterday. I initially spoke with the sales team who gave me a competitive rate and ran though all of the details with me. Once I reserved the move... read more

    Matthew H. Avatar Matthew H.
    11/21/2016

    5 star ratingTrico provided great service during my recent move out-of-state move.  From receiving the initial quote, to scheduling the pick up and delivery, to providing updates along the way, everyone I dealt with at the company was very responsive and friendly.... read more

    Laurel M. Avatar Laurel M.
    4/09/2018
  • 4 star ratingPros:Had many questions which were all answered there was always someone available by phone. Overall my things arrived on time and undamaged.

    Cons:Hard to estimate boxes number and they need to do full packing service for full insurance values.  My... read more

    Dennis K. Avatar Dennis K.
    2/02/2017

    5 star ratingWas satisfied with the service provided in shipping my car. Smooth scheduling, on-time delivery without any incident. Reasonably priced.

    Karthik K. Avatar Karthik K.
    4/18/2017

    5 star ratingDid the move from CA to FL and was so happy with my decision to use Trico.  They made everything as easy as could be throughout the entire process.  LOVE the fact that they count and label your boxes with... read more

    Haley L. Avatar Haley L.
    3/11/2018
  • 5 star ratingTrico transported my car from Madison (WI) to LA. When it comes to moving something as expensive as an (almost) new car, I was a little nervous about finding the right company. I made a few calls and got a... read more

    Roberto R. Avatar Roberto R.
    5/24/2018

    5 star ratingFantastic communication from Day 1, timely arrival, and very nice people. Mostly everything in perfect condition, a few things were dinged. I moved from NYC to CO and would recommend this company to friends and family without any reservations.  Plus,... read more

    Abigail Z. Avatar Abigail Z.
    4/10/2017

    5 star ratingIt was a pleasure working with Trico to move my car across the country (Arizona to Massachusetts). The staff who helped book the trip were helpful and worked with me to accommodate  my tight schedule. The driver who picked up... read more

    Cathy S. Avatar Cathy S.
    4/02/2018
  • 5 star ratingLet me tell you a bit about myself. Ever since I was a kid, I had wanted to become a professional surfer. In addition, I had always been attracted to the leisurely lifestyle of the west coast. So about two... read more

    Andrew D. Avatar Andrew D.
    4/10/2017

    5 star ratingI used Trico Long Distance Movers for my move from Los Angeles to New York. I also used their storage services for a year. These guys are very professional and a pleasure to deal with. My furniture came as good... read more

    Artem Y. Avatar Artem Y.
    10/03/2017

    5 star ratingI had a great experience moving from Philadelphia to Boston with Trico.  This was not a cheap move, but my items were packed thoughtfully and carefully.  Patrick in the main office was extremely helpful with coordinating the move.  Jeremy and... read more

    Arene B. Avatar Arene B.
    7/07/2017
  • 5 star ratingJust got a chance to complete the review 1 month after we moved from LA to Philadelphia as it took so long to settle down. Moving was so much easier because we chose this company to help us. Nikki was... read more

    Sara L. Avatar Sara L.
    10/22/2016

    5 star ratingI grew up in Los Angeles and I love the city, but the truth is, it is becoming impossible to live in. It is overcrowded and overpriced. That is why I decided to move with my kids to Dallas. Not... read more

    Bethany Z. Avatar Bethany Z.
    4/19/2017

    5 star ratingI was VERY nervous moving all of my things across the county. I had actually already made a reservation with another moving company based on a personal referral without doing enough research, and then noticed endless horror stories on their... read more

    Kirby C. Avatar Kirby C.
    11/21/2017
  • 5 star ratingJust shipped my car from NJ to Los Angeles using Trico. Hank was always there if I had questions. Was reassured that it would be there within 7 to 10 days and sure enough it was. The driver called me... read more

    Craig L. Avatar Craig L.
    4/06/2017

    5 star ratingThis company FAR exceeded my expectations of a moving company.

    They communicated well, they treated my belongings like their own, the process they have in place was top notch. I was comfortable enough with this company that I even left at... read more

    Mary Beth F. Avatar Mary Beth F.
    4/03/2018

    5 star ratingI went into the long distance move from the Boston area to Southern California very cynical. I went on Yelp for reviews and selected TRICO from the excellent reviews. After contacting TRICO I felt a bit better due to the... read more

    Alison M. Avatar Alison M.
    7/24/2017
  • 5 star ratingVery helpful staff base and considerate movers. i had to move from Los Angeles, after 14 years of accumulation, to Mass and they were calm and collected, helping me through the entire, awful ordeal. Plus, my stuff arrived mostly unscathed... read more

    Chelsea K. Avatar Chelsea K.
    8/10/2017

    5 star ratingWe are seriously so thankful and fortunate to have been able to obtain help from these guys, couldn't have had found a better company. I had a friend who told me about her past experiences with other moving companies which... read more

    Mary M. Avatar Mary M.
    8/17/2016

    4 star ratingTrico helped ship my car for me! Great service, and updates on my cars arrival were given everyday. Despite having to maneuver around Hurricane Harvey and the floods, I was informed and updated on my cars arrival everyday! Thanks again guys!

    Doc H. Avatar Doc H.
    3/28/2018
  • 5 star ratingThey truly made moving from LA to Denver easy! I had looked at the top 5 long distance movers in LA and Trico was hands down the best. Their rep Patrick called me after I requested a quote and went... read more

    Carolyn T. Avatar Carolyn T.
    4/13/2018

    5 star ratingHaving moved 10 times I consider myself fairly well versed when it comes to moving companies. This was my 2nd long distance move (LA to Chi) and Trico has set the bar at a whole new level. From the responsive... read more

    Trisha B. Avatar Trisha B.
    10/30/2017

    5 star ratingTrico is amazing!  They took the time to discuss all the things we need so that we understand what they offer as well as now how the process would look like. The moving staff is good. The driver has his... read more

    Brianna M. Avatar Brianna M.
    5/18/2016
  • 5 star ratingTrico helped us move from the San Francisco Bay Area to Phoenix. The local contractors on either end were thorough and professional. The delivery was a couple days late, but they covered our hotel stay and refunded part of our... read more

    Jason B. Avatar Jason B.
    2/02/2017

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MOVING FROM CALIFORNIA TO ILLINOIS: PROS AND CONS

Do you feel like you could use a new start? Maybe you are thinking about moving and have already spent some time searching for the right place for you. Well if you have come to this page, you have probably thought about moving to Illinois, which is a great choice! Trico Long Distance Movers is the company to take you there, our long distance movers have experience handling relocations nationwide and can get you to Illinois without any trouble. Our long distance movers operate as a well-trained team that has a lot of experience with long distance moves and we aim to provide our moving services at an affordable price. Our professional California movers are one of the best moving companies in the country and aim to provide dependable moving services to each and every one of our clients. Contact Trico Long Distance Movers and let us help you move to your new home. Our representatives will be happy to answer any question you may have and will provide you with additional information about our services which include:

We will also provide moving checklists which are a great way to organize your move and make it easier and less stressful. We are professionals who can help you to relocate to and from anywhere in the country no matter if you are moving a house, moving your business or company, or need our car transport service, we are here to help you.

In the case that you’re looking for the right California movers to make sure your vehicle is also transported to your new home, you’ve come to the right place. Regardless of where you are moving from, or where in the US you’re moving to, we’re ready to provide you with some of the best auto transport services. Whether you need long distance car shipping because you’re moving homes or if you’ve just bought an expensive vehicle and need reliable California movers to handle it for you, you can count on us. You won’t have to worry about the safety of your vehicle during the move, knowing it’s in the hands of our experienced movers. We offer both open trailer and closed trailer shipping for you to choose from.

If you’re considering living in Illinois you’ll find that there are a number of good reasons for moving to that state. You’ve probably already realized the advantages of making the move. But it sometimes takes a long time to decide if relocating is the right thing to do, so it’s a good idea to take a while to think about the details before you decide if it’s right for you.

Each year, a lot of people move to new homes in the United States. Around 12 percent of the population, or about 35 million people, leave their current residence for a new domicile. A number of families and individuals from across the country relocate to Illinois, and they often find that it can be an exciting adventure.

If you’re new to Illinois, there are many new sights and experiences in store for you. Numerous guidebooks and online sites supply an almost endless inventory of information about every conceivable benefit that the state offers.

Among your first decisions will be selecting the best places to live in Illinois. Do you prefer life in the city, a small town or in the country? You can find a variety of options that will fit the kind of environment that suits you best. The next step is to choose several different locations that fit your preferences, and then look at the advantages that each provides. If you have friends or relatives you’d like to be near, that can help you narrow down the options. They can also probably help you make a good decision by providing advice and inside information.

Once you’ve considered the many advantages and opportunities the state offers, you’ll probably be asking yourself, should I move to Illinois, to another state that’s also interesting, or should I stay in my current state? It all depends on your reasons for moving. Sometimes your circumstance can help to make your choices clear. If you’re relocating for a new job, for instance, that makes your decision easier. Otherwise, you must weigh the benefits that you’ll reap by making the move.

Economic decisions always play a role when it comes to making a move, so you’ll, of course, want to consider the cost of living in Illinois. Taxes, fees, the price of real estate and many other factors determine how far your money will go in any geographic location. You can look at the cost of food, utilities and other day-to-day or year-to-year expenses and make your own calculations. Or, find an online cost-of-living calculator and let it do the work for you.

There’s a great deal of information that you’ll want to consider if you’d like to move to Illinois, and that may take a bit or research on your part. The time you invest in finding the facts will be worthwhile, most likely. Should you decide to make the move you’ll feel more confident about your decision, and you’ll likely have a good idea of what to expect in your new home.

Registering a Car in Illinois and Getting an Illinois Driver’s License

It can be challenging to get around almost everywhere without your own source of transportation, so it’s a good idea to ensure that you know the rules of the road and any new regulations that you’ll be obliged to follow. When you’re moving to Illinois, the DMV will likely be among the many stops you’ll want to make as soon as you begin to get settled. Start out by looking at the Illinois.gov DMV website. It supplies a lot of the information you’ll need to know and can save you a lot of time.

You’re probably most interested in finding out the facts about transferring your car registration, such as how much it will cost and how soon you must make a transfer after becoming a resident of the state. Fortunately, you can find all of that information online.

Another top question for motorists taking up residence in the state is what do I have to do about my driver’s license? Again, you’ll find all of the facts that you need to know on the government site. In addition, you can learn about all of the rules associated with registering a car in Illinois.

Moving to Illinois with Guns

If you’re an outdoorsman and are moving to Illinois with guns, you’ll want to know what regulations and licensing procedures you’re facing.

To legally possess firearms or ammunition, Illinois residents must have a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card, which is issued by the Illinois State Police to any qualified applicant. Non-residents who may legally possess firearms in their home state are exempt from this requirement.

The state police issue licenses for the concealed carry of handguns to qualified applicants age 21 or older who pass a 16-hour training course. However, any law enforcement agency can object to an individual being granted a license “based upon a reasonable suspicion that the applicant is a danger to himself or herself or others, or a threat to public safety.” Licenses issued by other states are not recognized, except for carry in a vehicle. Open carry is prohibited in most areas. Without a concealed carry license, a firearm must be unloaded and enclosed in a case when it is being transported.

There is a waiting period to take possession after purchasing a firearm — 72 hours for a handgun, or 24 hours for a rifle or shotgun. For private sales, the seller must verify the buyer’s FOID card, and keep a record of the sale for at least 10 years.

You may find that the gun laws in Illinois are more lenient or more restrictive than the laws in the state that you are moving from. In either case it’s a good idea to contact your local law enforcement agency to ensure that you’re getting the most up-to-date rules and regulations, whether you’re moving to Illinois with a handgun rifle or shotgun.

5 Ultimate Tips for Moving to Illinois

Relocating to a new state can be a tricky business, so you’ll certainly benefit by picking up any tips to make moving to Illinois a little easier. Here’s a handful of items that will help you get started:

  • If you’re a sports fan, you’ll love living in Illinois, home to the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. The Chicago Bears are here too, as well as the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Blackhawks.
  • The KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort in Gurnee offers a tropical environment all year long and is fun for the entire family.
  • Home to numerous museums, Illinois is known to have some of the best of well-preserved history in the world. From the John Deere museum in Moline to the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois is the place for the inquisitive and history buffs.
  • Springfield is home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, which is great for anyone who loves learning more about American history.
  • Illinois is a diverse blend of agriculture, natural resources and industrial productivity. Home to the third largest city in the United States, Illinois boasts a rich history and cultural prestige within the Midwest.

It’s never exactly easy to make such a big decision as moving, particularly if you plan to move to another part of the country that’s far away. But you’re probably taking the time to think about all of the pluses and minuses that you may encounter. So, when you make up your mind and you have your heart set on a new, exciting destination that you’ll soon call home, take the leap! Call Trico Long Distance Movers for an estimate and our California movers will help you begin your new journey. It could be the first step you will take on a long road of exciting adventures.

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