Insurance is a must while sending household goods. We are In-spite of the best packing and safe transportation in Kolkata, fire, beyond our control like accidents, sabotage etc can result in damages to the goods. The commonly known insurance is the Transit Insurance. Hence if there is no accident to the vehicle no claim for compensation can be made. Here the compensation towards damages/loses are paid only if the vehicle meets with an accident. Here the compensation towards are paid only if goods are stored in a secure facility and damages / loses are caused due to Natural disasters such as major storms, floods, earthquakes, etc.. or criminal acts such as vandalism, burglary or arson, to name a few, are impossible to predict.
Authenticity and Reliability of Packers and Movers can be recognised by if it is IBA Approved. After fulfilling a variety of eligibility criteria of the Indian Banks' Association (IBA), these companies became eligible to get an approval from the association
Never go with verbal confirmation. Ask for a quotation from their official mail. Verify all completed services before paying full amount, avoid paying full payment as an advance money. Beware of all the hidden charges.
Pay them by cheques or through internet banking. It will be helpful for you to claim or track the record of your payments.
Ensure that the packers and movers are well experienced and have trained workers and staffs. When you are packing and moving, your main concern should be safety and security. Also, ensure that every item is packed properly and stored in an organized manner.
Most of the packers and movers company have similar names and it is very challenging you to verify the real company. Double check all the details and verify the phone numbers and emails from their official website.