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Movers - pay by bank transfer and contract question

Hi,

I have never used a mover and have just decided to use France Removals for a move to Switzerland. I have a few questions:

They have asked for the full amount to be transferred to their bank account.
- Is it normal to request for bank transfer instead of credit card? I imagine a credit card would have more protection for me as I don't really know these guys and feel reluctant to transfer money to someone's account I have never met. Does anyone know if movers usually operate with bank transfer?
- Is it normal to ask for full payment upfront?

They have only issued an invoice with no statement of work on when they will deliver, what is included in the fee, insurance, etc. Is this normal?

Appreciate your thoughts.
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Hi,

I have never used a mover and have just decided to use France Removals for a move to Switzerland. I have a few questions:

They have asked for the full amount to be transferred to their bank account.
- Is it normal to request for bank transfer instead of credit card? I imagine a credit card would have more protection for me as I don't really know these guys and feel reluctant to transfer money to someone's account I have never met. Does anyone know if movers usually operate with bank transfer?
- Is it normal to ask for full payment upfront?

They have only issued an invoice with no statement of work on when they will deliver, what is included in the fee, insurance, etc. Is this normal?

Appreciate your thoughts.
Many business's don't accept credit cards, they cost money. I would not move your stuff unless I had 100% upfront, would you do it for free & hope to be pad?
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Hi,

I have never used a mover and have just decided to use France Removals for a move to Switzerland. I have a few questions:

They have asked for the full amount to be transferred to their bank account.
- Is it normal to request for bank transfer instead of credit card? I imagine a credit card would have more protection for me as I don't really know these guys and feel reluctant to transfer money to someone's account I have never met. Does anyone know if movers usually operate with bank transfer?
- Is it normal to ask for full payment upfront?

They have only issued an invoice with no statement of work on when they will deliver, what is included in the fee, insurance, etc. Is this normal?

Appreciate your thoughts.
Majority of moving (world wide known ) companies works the same.
For example atlas or VA Movers works the same structure. When i moved i paid full amount, so the answer yes it is normal.
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