What is binding a estimate moving question answered by Colonial Van Lines
Many moving companies give BINDING (other terms: Firm Binding, Guaranteed Price, etc.) moving costs estimate. A binding estimate is an precise cost for local or long distance moving services. It’s your estimated final charges that should not increase or decrease if your final weight is greater or lesser than estimated .
A binding estimate covers exclusively the belongings and services listed on the estimate and associated listing. If for any reasons, you combine objects or extra services are required, the moving company may void his original binding price suggestion by requiring you to sign an supplement to the initial contract. Please read any additional document you are signing with extreme care.
The mover may also ask for full payment for these extra services at the time of delivering your goods.