Moving from San Francisco to Oakland

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Whether you’ve decided to move from San Francisco to Oakland for a job opportunity, to be closer to friends and family, or simply for a change of scenery, trust the expert team at AMS Relocation to get you there, quickly and efficiently. We have been providing professional moving services to the businesses and residents of Oakland and San Francisco since 1949 and our professionalism and dedication to our customers has earned us accreditation from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in addition to the prestigious designation of ProMover from the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA). AMS Bekins is also the recipient of the Diamond Certified Award and Bekins Agent of the Year Award; both are testaments to our commitment to quality and the providing the best services for our customers.

Moving to Oakland from San Francisco

As a long-standing agent of Bekins Van Lines, we have access to a nationwide network of moving and storage professionals who have the resources needed to move you anywhere you need to go. So whether you’re you are moving a small or larger household, we can handle all of your moving needs. We begin every relocation by providing a free, in-home estimate of moving costs and pairing you with a personal Move Coordinator to help you through every step of your move to Oakland from San Francisco. In addition, we also offer:

  • Protective Padding of Furniture
  • Professional Packing
  • Special Handling of Antiques
  • Hand-Wrapping of Fine China & Glassware
  • Containerized Storage Available
  • Specially Designed Dollies and Ramps
  • Supplies for Self-Packing
  • Custom Crating for Fine Art & Mirrors
  • Complete Inventory of Items
  • Comprehensive Valuation Protection

San Francisco to Oakland Moving & Storage

If you need storage solutions during your move to Oakland, AMS Relocation has that covered, too! We have a 60,000 sq. ft. warehouse that can accommodate all of your short- and long-term storage needs in enclosed wooden vaults or mobile storage containers, safely and securely.

San Francisco to Oakland Movers

If you’re moving from San Francisco to Oakland for a job opportunity, consider having your employer contact AMS Bekins about our employee relocation services, which we can offer as part of a moving package or as a standalone service. We are dedicated to working with both you and your employer to meet your needs and stay on time and on budget.

To find out more about these, or any of our comprehensive services as San Francisco to Oakland movers, call AMS Relocation today! You can also fill out our online form to receive your free, no-obligation estimate of moving costs.

Why Choose AMS Relocation?

Help People Philosophy

At AMS Bekins, our philosophy is and always has been simply – 'Help People.' As a result of our dedication to helping our customers with every aspect of their international moves, we have a 30% repeat and referral customer rate.

High Customer Satisfaction

AMS Bekins has earned the prestigious Diamond Certified Award for earning high satisfaction scores in independently-conducted surveys of our household and business customers.

Award Winning Service

AMS Bekins is a leading award-winning agent for Bekins Van Lines and has also earned their Agent of the Year Award. In addition, we have been named the San Francisco Examiner Moving Company of the Year for 10 consecutive years.

AMS Relocation Reviews

  • 5 star ratingWe recently moved our family of five 200 miles away, during a pandemic. We were a teensy stressed out. What was NOT stressful was anything that had to do with Bekins. They were on time, packed quickly and efficiently, showed up to unload all on time and were really accommodating... read more

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    sara l.
    5 months ago

    5 star ratingI had a pleasant experience overall with AMS Bekins. I was referred to them by a previous moving company that I used about 6 years ago for a move from NY to SF. I needed to hire a mover for my move from SF to LA just now. The... read more

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    John M.
    10 months ago

    5 star ratingExcellent experience with Bekins. They were very professional and made the moving experience easy. Andres, Daniel, and Lupe helped us with the loading in Northern California and delivery in Southern California. Highly recommend.

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    N N.
    1 year ago
  • 5 star ratingBekins is the best professional mover ever!This was the best decision ever and was glad that I did not just go with the lowest bidder and it was well worth the extra fee.Boris was absolutely the best and my head crew member of my move!Ask for Boris !!! He... read more

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    Emily A.
    1 year ago

    4 star ratingI did a local move to a pod. Mateo nd his team were fantastic. Best packing I have seen and the care they took of my stuff was commendable. They are expensive. Also, the business doesn't align with the realities on the ground: I suspect the GM is a hard... read more

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    Shekar M.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingIt was a good decision for me to choose Bekins for our big move. Cameron Eversole of Bekins was the first rep we met for quotes and we didn't need second company for quotes any more because we could appreciate his sincerity. And the moving crews were great as well... read more

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    Jin L.
    2 years ago
  • 5 star ratingI am writing this review because I want to give others who are interested in moving companies an opportunity to read what an excellent experience I had with Bekins.I interviewed different moving companies. The initial contact with the company was excellent and professional. The appointment I had with the estimator... read more

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    Christine Z.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingI was very satisfied with my experience. The estimator was very professional and I liked the way they inventoried all our items that were being moved by them. The day of the move six men arrived right on time. Boris, the main man, was great and very helpful. All... read more

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    Paul R.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingI had a great experience with Bekins with Boris as my main mover. He was always on time, professional, and packed everything quickly but with care. Nothing was broken on a move across multiple states and even thought the movers had to deal with several flights of stairs they were... read more

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    Donna H.
    2 years ago
  • 5 star ratingWe can only rave about our move with Boris and AMS Bekins movers. From the estimate through the office staff to the driver loading and unloading - each person was a professional. They had good advice for us and honest estimates of cost, arrival times, and delivery options. Boris was... read more

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    Sally F.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingBekins came and packed up all my belongings one day and then moved it into the garage the next. Boris,the site manager ,and his crew were fast and very polite. Came in under budget even after a very thorough estimate from Jim Diskin. My garage is now packed to the... read more

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    Gene W.
    2 years ago

    5 star ratingWe were so pleased with Bekins AMS Relocation! From Bill Evans, who did the initial estimate to the packing with Boris and his crew, who were so hard working and efficient to the loaders and driver, we were very happy with the service. Moving can be a stressful... read more

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    Rob S.
    2 years ago
  • 5 star ratingI can't recommend AMS Bekins highly enough. I just relocated from Diamond Heights in San Francisco proper, to north Scottsdale, Arizona. I had to hit very specific dates on very short notice, both for my move out of my condominium in San Francisco, and for my move-in in... read more

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    Scott H.
    3 years ago

    4 star ratingI recently moved from San Jose to the Clovis area. When the representative came to my home to give me an estimate he was very professional and went over all the details with me. Bekins was able to keep my household items in storage for 2 months free... read more

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    Lew O.
    3 years ago

    5 star ratingThe great Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi ons said : Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. He could have been talking about Bekins AMS in Burlingame and the wonderful people that make... read more

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    Patrick R.
    3 years ago
  • 5 star ratingOne word :: Andreas! He has been driving/moving for twenty+ years and is SO good at his job. This was our second big move using Bekins and we have zero complaints. The first move was from Miami to San Francisco, we used Bekins of South Florida. We had a 4/5... read more

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    Rachel D.
    3 years ago

    5 star ratingI have known Bill Evans of Bekins AMS Relocation through my BNI chapter for many years now and have even referred him to a client or two. But last week, I had the pleasure of having his team (Mateo and Felix) move all my stuff from a 4 BR home... read more

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    Gil Z.
    3 years ago

    5 star ratingThese people were among the most professional I've ever seen in any line of business. Their estimator came to our home, asked lots of relevant questions, looked at everything in every space of our home, and compiled an estimate of our total costs.Their movers were polite, caring, and efficient both... read more

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    Philip T.
    3 years ago
  • 5 star ratingMoved from Gilroy CA to the Atlanta GA area.Sales contact: Cameron Eversole with inside support from Dylan Sanders.Driver: George PrestonCameron visited us twice, first time for estimates and second for us to confirm our packing process. Dylan kept ontop of all the coordination with the packing team and driver... read more

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    Evets X.
    3 years ago

    5 star ratingOur estimator Jim Diskin is very professional, responsible, and honest. The agreed delivery time range is 2 weeks, due to our small load and long distance (from CA to IL), which made me really worried at that time. But I do receive everything at the earist agreed date. Our driver,... read more

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    Starry X.
    3 years ago

    4 star ratingWe were nothing be ecstatic about our time with the Bekins movers! Val Hardwick and her team were transparent and incredibly helpful. Overall, they didn't have the best price, but their estimator was on time, friendly and answered all of our questions, without trying to upsell... read more

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    Chris S.
    4 years ago
  • 5 star ratingI just had a 5 star experience with my Bekins move. Everything was perfect. They came out and gave me a quote that was totally fair. The move was perfect. Showed up on time. They wrapped everything, so no damage. They worked hard and should be really proud of this... read more

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    Candice c.
    4 years ago

    5 star ratingWow! Wow! Wow! That is all I can say about our move with AMS Relocation Services. We were referred to them from a friend, and their services exceeded all our expectations. From our first consultation/meeting with Cameron, their estimate guy, to the loading of the... read more

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    Molly H.
    4 years ago