moving boxes

Let me guess… you’re not too stoked about your upcoming move.

And that’s just half the story.

You need to buy moving supplies. You need to pack all your stuff. You need to hire a moving company. And you need to unpack when you finally get to your destination. Absolutely exhausting!

One of the things you need for a successful move is moving boxes. So, where can you buy these essential items? Here’s a detailed shopping guide for moving boxes.

  1. Amazon

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Check on Amazon.

After all, it is the largest online retail company in the world by a country mile. Here, you’ll get boxes of all sizes and purposes. There is always a box to fit your needs at Amazon. If you are an Amazon Prime member, you can take advantage of the 2-day free shipping to your location.

If you are not too sure about the boxes on offer, you can read client reviews to understand how well the box will hold up during your move. It is important to note that Amazon does not sell single boxes. It’s probably the last place you should check if you only need one or two boxes.

  1. Walmart

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Need cheap moving boxes?

Walmart, just like Amazon, has a wide selection of boxes available for sale. You can choose to order online or visit a Walmart store near you. It’s important to note that ordering online will require you to pick up your order physically from the store. This can be done on the same day of ordering.

Most Walmart stores are open 24/7, meaning you can rush in to collect extra boxes if need be. Simply select your local Walmart store online to see what boxes they have in their inventory and place your order.

  1. Lowe’s

Lowe’s is known for home improvement equipment. But you can also get a wide range of moving boxes and packing supplies. It’s basically a one-stop shop for all your moving needs. Neat, huh?

Just like the aforementioned two stores, Lowe’s also has an online ordering system with an in-store pickup option. You will get a wide range of boxes for packing clothes, for electronics, and for kitchen equipment. When placing your order online, filter out items to see what is available in the store in your location and what’s in stock in other locations.

  1. Home Depot

Your best option if you care about the minute details of the boxes is Home Depot.

Just like Lowe’s, Home Depot carries home improvement and packaging supplies. When shopping online at Home Depot, you will get to view extra features such as box dimensions and a visual representation of how the box will look like. You’ll also get info on how many boxes of each size are available in your local store. As an add on, you get free moving and packing tips.

  1. U-Haul

U-Haul is one of the best moving service companies alongside Whether you need to rent a moving truck or need professionals to help with the packing and moving process, these two companies will help with all your moving needs. They also have a wide range of moving boxes available. An expert will help you pick out the right boxes for your needs.