For many of the 8000 + residents of the San Juan Islands, Swan’s Moving is the Island leader for the last 90 years. Whether you need a move within the Islands or a move to the mainland, Swan’s moving is the trusted Island mover. Call today for a free estimate.

Local Moves

As proven Bellingham movers, Swan's Moving & Storage recognizes that a local move can be an exciting, yet sometimes unsettling experience. Nevertheless, with Swan's Moving by your side, there is nothing to it!

  • 1-Hour minimum
  • Time used after the minimum is met is billed in 15-minute increments.
  • Rate includes from the time we leave our warehouse, until we return.


At Swan's Moving & Storage, we operate under the permit and operating criteria of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC). The WUTC guarantees your rights and sets minimum and maximum fees for moves inside the State of Washington. We provide free written estimates and will work with you to provide the most accurate quote based on your needs and our verification of your moving list.


At Swan's Moving & Storage, we are able to handle any interstate household move, no matter the size, scope and complexity. Even the most basic of long distance relocations are stressful, and as such, it's important to work with Swan's Moving & Storage, as we are affiliated with one of the most recognized and well-known interstate moving companies, Allied Van Lines. Allied has over 75 years of expertise in moving individuals, families and employees all over the U.S. and North America.


The Swan's Staff will help ease the transformation of families on the move internationally. We are the international movers with years of knowledge in moving people throughout the world. Moving is complicated enough as it is. Simplify your international move by entrusting Swan's with your belongings. We can offer you a stress-free moving experience to ensure you can focus on your new start in a foreign country. Read More


At Swan's Moving & Storage, we possess a proven track record for relocation of your company. Our corporate and business relocation services are designed with your company's functionality and productivity in mind. We recognize your need to have a seamless transition for your employees, equipment and inventory from one place to the next. Your business needs to maintain operations and minimize down-time. We possess the employees and equipment to quickly and smoothly relocate your business and promptly resume operations.


Jobs are typically scheduled either in the morning hours (arrival between 8:30-9:00 a.m.) or in the afternoons (arrival between 1:00-3:00 p.m.). For the afternoon moves, we call 30-45 minutes before arrival to let you know we’re en route. However, if you have a specific time in mind, let us know and we can figure out if we can accommodate your desire.


We currently take cash, personal checks, credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express), money orders or cashier’s checks.

There are several situations that can extend an average move time. Factors such as multiple flights of stairs, elevators, long-distance carries to/from the truck and the customer not being prepared, can all extend the time it takes for the move.

What’s Included:

  • Fully-equipped moving truck
  • Dollies
  • Moving pads and shrink-wrap to protect your furniture
  • Tools
  • Free use of wardrobe boxes (truck will have 5 boxes. If you need more, please let us know prior to your move.)
  • Standard valuation coverage of $.60 per pound per article.