FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Commonly asked questions to plan your move and awaiting arrival of our dexterous moving team.
Q. What are items that cannot be insured in transit or on moving home?
Moving insurance protects your belongings against damages in transit or during moving process. But, you should keep in mind that all items of household cannot be insured. Professional packers and movers will deny to offer insurance for certain items, such as valuables, cash, jewelry, collectables, sport memorabilia, documents, medications, heirlooms, fine art, glassware, antiques and perishable items. We recommend that you ought to take care of such items personally and move them safely.
Q. What are general insurable items on house moving?
If you opt for moving insurance from a company of reliable packers and movers then they would give you a list of items that will be covered under the insurance. General insurable items are furniture (sofa, bed, dining table, study table, chests, etc), large home appliances (refrigerator, air conditioner, air coolers, washing machine, etc.), small kitchen appliances (toaster, coffee maker, microwave oven, etc.), electrical equipment and garden equipment.
Q. What are GST rates on hiring services of packers and movers?
There is a big confusion among the people about GST charges on hiring domestic shifting services in India. Some consumers say that it is charged at the rate of 5% and some are saying that it is charged at the rate of 18%. So, what is the actual GST rate charged by packers and movers companies in India? How much GST price do Packers and Movers companies charge?
Let’s make it clear now. Professional packers and movers companies in India add GST charges in finagling billing generally at the rate of 18%, but in some cases they just add 5%. If you are hiring full service of a moving company to accomplish all the shifting tasks then GST charge will added at the rate of 18%. If you are using only transport service of packers and movers then 5% of total cost will be added in packers and movers charges.
In a nutshell;
- GST for transportation - 5%
- GST for insurance - 18%
- GST for full service packers and movers - 18%