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Moving to Philadelphia? One-Way Truck Rentals Will Get You Here!

U-Haul has named Philadelphia the #8 Top Destination City in our 2014 Migration Trends Report 
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Founded in 1682 by William Penn, Philadelphia is home to more than 1.5 million people and growing each day.  Philadelphia is also home to many national monuments including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and Elfreth’s Alley (the oldest residential street and now a National Landmark). Philadelphia is located in the southeastern most part of the Pennsylvania, just across the Delaware River from New Jersey.  We have ranked Philadelphia the #8 Top Destination City in 2013, the 'City of Brotherly Love' welcomes you as a future resident!

Helpful Information and Tips for Moving and Living in Philadelphia

With more than 35 truck rental locations in Philadelphia, we have made it is easy to find a truck rental drop off location near you! Here are some tips that may help you make a smooth move to Philly.

  • Save money with the SEPTA System – SEPTA stands for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. It provides transportation for millions of people each and every day, essentially saving money from driving to work while reducing carbon emissions.
  • Living in downtown – You can find suitable living quarters in downtown Philadelphia for a reasonable monthly payment. You may be able get away with not having a vehicle in downtown Philly, as many places are within walking distance. If you have a vehicle, reserve a parking permit to make sure it does not get towed.
  • Experience the history – Philadelphia has a ton of history and culture to support it. Once you get settled into your new residence, get out and take a tour of your new city! 


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