Moving from Montreal to Calgary

Moving from Montreal to Calgary is a significant transition that brings about a blend of excitement, anticipation, and perhaps a touch of apprehension. As you embark on this journey from the cultural hub of Quebec to the vibrant metropolis nestled in the heart of Alberta, you’re in for a fascinating change of scenery, lifestyle, and opportunities.

Calgary, often dubbed as the “Heart of the New West,” is a city pulsating with energy and possibilities. Renowned for its stunning natural beauty, thriving economy, and welcoming community, Calgary offers a unique blend of urban sophistication and outdoor adventure. As you bid adieu to the cobblestone streets of Montreal, get ready to embrace the majestic Rockies, sprawling prairies, and endless blue skies of Calgary’s landscape.

Planning your move to Calgary from Montreal

King’s offers free in home moving estimates with one of our moving consultants who can assist you in planning your move.  During the assessment they will use specialized software to calculate the approximate weight & fees for your move to Calgary.

Obviously anything you do that can slim weight down equals money that you save.  So taking a moment to seriously consider the need to bring that pool table in the basement that is never used can be factored into the estimates generated.

Another point that we always try to stress upon is the need for proper packing.  Precise & tight packing is essential in protecting your fragile items & other items during the trip.  A box that is loosely packed with dishes will likely not fare well after a few thousand kilometers of highway travel.

Our long distance movers have 53’ specialized trailers equipped with Air Ride systems, and all of the equipment & moving pads needed to fully protect your furniture.

King’s Transfer has been operating for over a century, and have become leaders within the Canadian moving & storage industry.  We bring the knowledge & experience to provide you a as stress-free move to Calgary.

Looking for the fastest moving option to Calgary?

Montreal to Calgary in 6 to 9 days!

With “no surprises” fixed rates & up 55% faster transport times – our new containerized moving service can get you set up in your new home in Calgary faster than anyone else!  This is a full service door to door moving alternative for people who need to move just a single room or a few boxes & pieces of furniture.

Express service offered from Montreal & Toronto to destinations at Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, and Vancouver!

Why choose King's for a move to Calgary?

  • Established in 1922 – we are one of the oldest & most highly respected moving companies in Canada
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Movers (CAM) & International Association of Movers (IAM)
  • A fully insured moving company with BBB A+ accreditation
  • Specialized moving vans & trailers equipped with protective moving pads,  handling equipment, and tools
  • Founding member of Atlas Van Lines Canada with agencies across North America
  • Transparent pricing by weight for shipments to Calgary
  • For smaller shipments we can offer express moving at fixed rates – ask about our door to door container service
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    What is it like moving to Calgary?

    One of the first things you’ll notice upon your arrival in Calgary is its dynamic economy, which serves as a magnet for professionals across various industries. Unlike Montreal’s predominantly service-based economy, Calgary boasts a diverse economic landscape anchored by the energy sector, finance, technology, and creative industries. With numerous multinational corporations, startups, and entrepreneurial ventures calling Calgary home, job prospects are aplenty, promising exciting career opportunities and growth potential.

    In addition to its economic prowess, Calgary offers a high quality of life marked by excellent healthcare, education, and recreational amenities. The city’s healthcare system is top-notch, with world-class hospitals and medical facilities catering to the well-being of its residents. Similarly, Calgary boasts a robust education system, including prestigious universities, colleges, and schools, ensuring access to quality education for individuals of all ages.

    When it comes to recreation and leisure, Calgary is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you’re an avid hiker, skier, or simply enjoy soaking in nature’s beauty, the possibilities are endless. With easy access to Banff and Jasper National Parks, as well as numerous provincial parks and recreational areas, you’ll find yourself spoiled for choice when it comes to outdoor adventures. From hiking amidst towering mountains to skiing down pristine slopes, Calgary offers a plethora of opportunities to explore the great outdoors.

    Moreover, Calgary’s cultural scene is thriving, reflecting its diverse population and rich heritage. From world-class museums and art galleries to vibrant festivals and cultural events, there’s always something exciting happening in the city. Whether you’re indulging in culinary delights at the Calgary Stampede or immersing yourself in the vibrant music scene, you’ll discover a city brimming with creativity and vitality.

    A different pace of life

    Of course, transitioning from Montreal to Calgary also means adapting to a different pace of life and cultural nuances. While Montreal is renowned for its European charm, bustling nightlife, and vibrant street festivals, Calgary offers a more laid-back and family-friendly atmosphere. However, this shift in tempo comes with its own set of perks, including a lower cost of living, cleaner environment, and a stronger sense of community.

    As you settle into your new life in Calgary, you’ll find yourself enchanted by its warm hospitality, entrepreneurial spirit, and boundless opportunities for growth. Whether you’re building your career, raising a family, or simply exploring new horizons, Calgary welcomes you with open arms and promises a journey filled with adventure, discovery, and endless possibilities. So pack your bags, bid farewell to Montreal, and get ready to embark on an exciting new chapter in the heart of the New West.

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