Atlantic Van Lines

Moving & Storage
TORONTO ON M5R2E2
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Sarah in Windsor
Sarah in Windsor
0 reviews Windsor, ON
0/10

Awful!

I used Atlantic Van Lines to move, a lot of my furniture was destroyed during the move, they stored my furniture for 2 days before delivering, and obviously, they were tossing around my stuff and didn't care to handle it properly! 10 weeks after filing the claim they offered me $30 for the damages including a side lamp, bed frame, Dresser, and turntable, they informed me that I purchased the basic coverage and that basically they owe me nothing, although I wasn't offered any other coverage and even if I only had the basic coverage why is it ok that I paid this company to move my furniture and then having it completely destroyed! I ended up spending almost the same amount of the fee they charged me for the move just to replace all the stuff that was destroyed during the move. PLEASE don't use their service just because they are a cheaper option than other reputable companies because you will end up spending a lot of money repairing the damages done.

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Sergei in Calgary
Sergei in Calgary
1 review Calgary, AB
0/10

Move from Toronto to Calgary

STAY AWAY from this company! Awful service! Was charged extra $100 for 20 meters from the elevator to the docking station, plus another $100 for wrapping some Items that were damaged at the end. Movers didn't even bother to cover staircase, so right now I have to clean it at my expense. Lots Items have been damaged and right now I have to wait 8-10 weeks for the claim manager to comeback to me.

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
0/10

run run safe yourself

never had bad experience in my life like with this company. I got high blood pressure and went to clinic. they will rip you off do you research and check even they are in news about doubling the rate. I am going to contact all people who has been through the same scenario and will file a case against them. go to BBB reviews and check them also if you want all our emails contact me and I will forward all emails. BADDDD experiences.

Would you recommend this mover to a friend? No

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Garth in Langley
Garth in Langley
1 review Langley, BC
0/10

Doesn't care about damaging your possessions

If it was possible to leave less than 0 stars, I would.

My furniture and belongings arrived on time, that is about the only good thing I can say.

My bedroom suite arrived with several chips and scratches, ad it's 20 years old, I let it go. However, the 6 month old, $1000 Sealy mattress was torn up on one end.

My mechanics toolbox had obviously been dropped and the top caved in, fortunately the lock held. They left it sitting in the driveway and said they would not move it as it was too heavy (it has wheels and was going in my trailer.)

The "movers" were careless and scratched/gouged the walls of my stairwell.

I contacted these folks and was directed to file a claim. Followed all the instructions, provided pictures and even the receipt for the mattress.
They offered me $30.

Stay as far away from this company as possible. Despite the cheap pricing, it will cost you more in the end.

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Lynn in Old Toronto
Lynn in Old Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
0/10

Don’t use this mover!

Very first quota was $875, and finally paid $2000. Delivery guy English is awful. Come in and said everything need extra charge. Call the office asked cancel the appointment and they said cannot be canceled since the driver already here! No actual weight. The weight depends on estimate, disassembly everything and not installing when they doing the delivery. Said 30 days free storage in the email. And when you ask for that service, they said not available at this region! Super ridiculous company! Not even want give one star for them. Never ever will use this mover again and will tell everybody that I know don’t use them also.

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JDM in Surrey
JDM in Surrey
1 review Surrey, BC
0/10

Damage caused cost more than the move!

I moved from Ontario to British Columbia back in the Summer and did not have much, so the cost Atlantic gave me was reasonable. Jennifer in customer service was great and very responsive, but that was where my positive experience ended.

The drivers showed up at my house to pick up my stuff four hours late, tracked mud and dirt all throughout my place, left garbage from their tape, wrap and stickers all over, plus they broke the legs off my desk right in front of me; stating to submit a claim to the office and I'll be reimbursed for it. Ha!

Then a few weeks later my stuff arrived in BC... my two TVs (55" curved and 70" 4K UHDTV) were smashed, an ottoman I had was completely missing, and all of my boxes were caved in (crushed) with all glass or delicate objects within, smashed.

I filed an incident report with the office, hoping to be compensated and I was offered $55 - for $5,000 worth of damage! I didn't think I needed coverage against reckless, negligent behavior, but I was wrong. I went so far as to research my rights under the consumer protection act and there aren't any. 60 cents per pound of damaged goods is it! Well, TVs don't weigh much, but they cost a ton so I had to replace those, my ottoman, ironing board, bbq, and desk legs MYSELF!

What a racket to be in! You can charge for a service, then treat the goods you're transporting like absolute garbage, and be held zero percent accountable! Great lesson for me I guess. Buyer beware! Atlantic gets paid for doing nothing and guarantees even less!

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Yarmouth, NS
0/10

Never hire them

There is so much to say.
At first, everything seems fine and legitimate with the sales representative, but when you confirm their service, they load you with extra fees. The estimate was originally $2000, but then they added stair fees at the origin of the pickup and destination for $600 even though I specifically mentioned we were on second floor. They then added warehouse fees of $108 when all I wanted was a move. They disregarded my student discount of 5%.
Secondly, the movers didn't protect any of the valuable items. They ran out of bubble wrap and blankets. They said they would be taken care of at the warehouse but they were not. All our items were damaged or destroyed, a piano, a desk, speakers, bookshelf, etc.
Third, they charged $200 of fees for the piano, but the movers were unaware and unequipped for handling a piano. It is a 1929 antique piano in excellent condition and they managed to damage it like it was an old rag.

I do NOT recommend this mover at all. Do not trust them with your personal items.

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Ottawa, ON
0/10

Terrible movers

They told the price in the beginning 1600 cad dollars and just one day before 3000$. Didn’t negotiate and bombarded with heavy cost. Do not go with them. They are not trustworthy.

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mick in Pickering
mick in Pickering
1 review Pickering, ON
0/10

My dearest possessions destroyed

My prized possessions ,my motorcycle, my belonging either destroyed lost or broken. I CANT even work my tools are broken or missing.I don't know what to do .
How could the do so much damage I don't understand.
The boxes which I bought new for the move have big pieces missing,big holes and are all showing signs of being crushed

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
0/10

Used car salesman tactics

I hired Atlantic Van lines for a part move from Quebec to Toronto. They gave me a quote then after it was agreed to, they kept changing the conditions related to the move always in their favour. First the price went up, second, they kept changing the dates for pickup, third, they were 7 hours late for said pickup and fourth, they changed the dates for delivery by almost two weeks. They also added a $325 deductible which was never mentioned before. During the move, they broke my television, now unusable. I made a claim and it took 9 weeks and 5 emails before they responded. Finally, they told me that they could only cover the equivalent weight of the tv, 55 lbs x 0.60/lb for the grand total of $33. They then subtracted the $325 deductible for a grand total eligibility of -$ 292.00. They offered to pay me $30.00 if I signed an agreement to forever discharge them from a claim. I wish I had read reviews before I hired them to move my belongings.

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