Get Moving Boxes On The Cheap With Box Exchange

We’re going to say something positive about U-Haul! No, not about the company (it has a rich history of complaints on our blog), but about the community trading service they’ve enabled on their “U-Haul Box Exchange” forum where people give away or sell their boxes after they’ve moved—although hopefully you won’t find an unpacked baby in any used boxes you get your hands on.

You have to register to post, and as Kevin Kelly points out on his blog, it’s no CraigsList in terms of size or reach, but moving boxes are so expensive that “it’s worth having another resource in your arsenal.”

U-Haul Box Exchange [Kevin Kelly’s Cool Tools]

U-Haul Box Exchange Forum
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