Portable Storage Units in Tampa Near East Lake

Red Rover Moving & Storage Tampa, FL - East Lake

4901 Oak Fair Blvd. Tampa, FL 33610

833.733.7683

PICK-UP & RETURN HOURS: MON-SUN, 8AM TO 12AM

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Where to Pick Up Your Storage Unit in Tampa

Our Tampa-East Lake Red Rover location is just steps from the Florida Fairgrounds main entrance on US-301. This central location allows us to serve customers in Central and Southern Hillsborough County, as well as portions of Pasco and Polk counties. With I-4 right outside our front door and the Selmon Expressway just a few minutes away, driving your Red Rover Fetchable Storage™ container to and from your home is a smooth and simple process.

Areas Serviced By Red Rover Moving & Storage Tampa -- East Lake

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  • ​​​​Tampa
  • Temple Terrace
  • New Tampa
  • Brandon
  • Plant City
  • Ybor City
  • Channelside/Downtown
  • Harbour Island
  • Valrico
  • Thonotosassa
  • Wesley Chapel
  • Zephyrhills
  • Seffner
  • Palm River-Clair Mel
  • Lakeland
  • Fish Hawk
  • Lithia
  • Bloomingdale
  • Riverview
  • Gibsonton
  • Apollo Beach
  • Sun City Center
  • Wimauma

Take Advantage of Climate-Controlled Portable Storage in Tampa

Red Rover has changed the way Tampa does moving and storage by creating a solution that not only saves money, but puts YOU in control of your moving and storage schedule. By using Red Rover’s Fetchable Storage® solutions, you get the advantage of:

Storage Container Options in Tampa

At our Tampa - East Lake location, you have the choice of the following storage unit sizes:

8’ Portable Storage Container

  • 431 cubic feet of storage
  • Holds 1-2 rooms worth of items
  • Similar to a 10’x5’ self-storage unit

16’ Portable Storage Container

  • 866 cubic feet of storage
  • Holds 3-4 rooms worth of items
  • Similar to a 10’x15’ self storage unit

Choose one storage container or combine two on one moving truck for ultimate storage flexibility. All storage containers are designed to maximize both organization and protection of your contents. 

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Long Distance Moving Services from Our Tampa-East Lake Location

Long distance moving services are available from our Tampa-East Lake Storage Center to other Red Rover locations throughout the country.

If you have any questions about whether your area qualifies for local area service or long-distance moving service, please call us at 833.733.7683, use our chat support, or simply get started with our Get a Quote service.

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Compare Us to PODS® in Tampa

When Red Rover's founder and CEO, Peter Warhurst, founded PODS®, he revolutionized the way people move and store their belongings. Now, with Red Rover, we've identified ways to improve on that model by putting the control in the customer's hands, which passes huge savings to the customer as well!

Click here to learn more on how Red Rover compares to PODS® in the Tampa area

Tampa Bay, FL
16ft Container Price Comparison - One Month Rental

 
PODS
Red Rover Logo
Monthly Storage
$319.00
$149.00
Delivery Fee
$89.00
Free Use of Truck
Redelivery Fee
$89.00
Free Use of Truck
Total
$497.00
$149.00
Red Rover Customer Savings
$348.00

Based on 11/11/2021 pricing for rental at the storage facility. PODS Delivery in Clearwater FL. Red Rover does not charge delivery fees, you get to use our truck for free from 8AM to midnight for 60 miles. We pay tolls and gas too!

How Our Moving and Storage Solution Works

Red Rover has created a moving and storage solution that is part moving truck, part storage unit. Start by reserving a container at our Tampa - East Lake location for your desired pickup date. The process is easy to navigate and completely contact-free.

Schedule Your Portable Storage Container

If you’re interested in using our portable storage services, you can easily log in to our website and find the exact container and truck you need. New customers can schedule their fetchable storage rental through our easy-to-use Get a Quote feature. Are you using Red Rover for a long-distance move? Tell us where you’re headed and we’ll provide you with a custom rate. You can pick up your container and free truck as early as 8AM and use it for 16 hours. You can schedule additional days with your truck & container for a fee.

Access Your Tampa Storage Unit

After you plan your pickup time, our team will prepare your storage container and truck right away. Red Rover Moving & Storage Tampa - East Lake is our central, climate-controlled Storage Center for the Tampa Bay region. Customers can pick up their portable storage containers at our facility and use our free truck to handle whatever moving and storage needs they may have. Need to access your stuff and bring it somewhere to unload, but still need to keep your storage container? No problem. We’ll place your Fetchable Storage container on one of our brand new moving trucks so you can take it wherever you need to go. The best part? Free access to the truck for 60 miles, free fuel, and a free dolly. All you have to do is return the truck by midnight. Worried about the risk of COVID-19? The whole process is contact-free for your safety and convenience. Pickups can be scheduled as early as 8AM and must be returned by midnight of the same day.

Our Tampa Moving Trucks

Our moving trucks in Tampa are kept in pristine condition and are designed for the average driver, just like you. In order to provide you with the optimal moving experience, our trucks come equipped with the latest safety features. There is a bumper-mounted dolly and back up camera installed on every truck, as well as a toll transponder and collision avoidance system. We also offer free roadside assistance in case of an emergency. All of our trucks are sanitized after each use to ensure proper cleanliness.

Return Your Container for Storage

When you’re all set, just bring your truck back to any Red Rover location in Tampa Bay. Our team will return your container inside our storage facility where it will be safe and secure. Just like our trucks, all of our storage containers are sanitized between uses for the safety and wellbeing of our customers. 


Check out more on our How it Works page, and don’t hesitate to contact us at 833-733-7683 or use the chat feature on our website.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the payment options?
Payment for your storage container and truck rental will require a credit card to cover both payment and potential incidentals not covered by insurance.
How far in advance do I need to schedule?
We recommend booking 2-3 weeks in advance for a weekend date, and 1-2 weeks in advance for a weekday. Our schedules fill very quickly towards the end of the month and on weekends!
Does Red Rover provide packing and loading help in Tampa?
Red Rover can connect you with a trusted moving company in the Tampa Bay area who can assist with loading and unloading your container.
Is Red Rover® for me?

It’s a great solution for people who want a convenient moving and storage solution at an affordable price. No expensive delivery fees. No loading a truck and then reloading into a self-storage facility. And it’s particularly convenient for people who are in-between homes. You load your things into our container once, we store it, and when you’re ready, you just use our truck to bring your container to your new location.

  • Convenient
  • Cost-effective
  • Less work
  • Easy to use
  • Great customer service

Move on over to Red Rover!

How do I access one of your lots?
We will text you your private gate code the night before you're scheduled to pick up your Red Rover® truck and container.  Just reply "open" to the text when you arrive to automatically open the gate. Our lot is secure and you can leave your car there while you are using our truck – no more having to get someone to drop you off and pick you up!
Do you have any tips on loading a container?

Overall, use space as efficiently as possible -- try to pack things snuggly from wall to wall and floor to ceiling as contents will shift while you are driving.

Place your larger, heavier items on the bottom and load lighter items on top of them. Try to distribute the weight of your belongings in the container evenly. Make sure your items are protected and devoid of moisture to prevent mildew and damage to your belongings. We recommend using packing blankets liberally to protect furniture and other items.

You can turn couches on their end to maximize usage of your space – do not shrink wrap leather. Flip mattresses up against the walls or back of the container to best use space. You can pack loose lighter items like blankets and pillows in trash bags. They can be used as padding for other items and to help keep items from shifting.

There are eyelets at regular intervals on the interior posts of the container. It is important to use rope or straps with these eyelets to secure your items as you load your container.

Use a blanket to pad the dolly when loading furniture and other goods. And many people aren’t used to using a ramp, so please be careful!

How do I schedule or reschedule?
Scheduling is handled through our website. Simply log in to access your account. New customer can get started using our Get a Quote tool. You can also call your Red Rover Concierge for assistance with your order.
When will my container be ready after requesting it?
Your container and truck will be ready at the requested location starting at 8AM on your scheduled date.
How is Red Rover® different?
When you rent a storage container from us for just one month, you can use one of our trucks for free to pick up and return your container. That includes fuel, roadside assistance, tolls, 60 free miles, a free dolly, and driver’s aides such as backup cameras. That’s right. No delivery charges. No truck rental fees. No waiting for somebody else. With Red Rover, you’re in control.
RedRover configuration of truck and containers
How can I find the Red Rover® locations?
Enter your zip code on our website and we will show you the locations closest to you and their distance from you. Use the "Map It!" feature to see the locations in Google Maps™.
Who can drive one of the trucks?
All you need is to be at least 25 years old, have a valid US driver’s license, and provide the name of your car insurance provider. Our brand-new trucks include state of the art safety features and driver’s aides such as backup cameras, lane deviation alerts and height warning alerts are standard on all our trucks. They make driving a cinch. We also provide roadside assistance, but we hope you never have to use it!

Red Rover Moving & Storage Reviews

Red Rover® Overall Rating: 4.7 / 5.0

Just did phase one today of the storage rental...plenty of directions and check ins leading up...vehicle was ready and I was off to load up my house! Thank you!

Jeff B.

Excellent company, I would certainly recommend Red Rover every time.

Lee E.

The service was great and was very convenient.

Jake S.

This was the easiest moving experience I have ever had.

Rick F.

They made moving much less stressful for less than 1/3 of the cost of a competitor. 

Stephen N.

This company is local and reasonably priced. This company really went above and beyond to help make things easier for our move despite a health emergency.

Colette C.

This is an extremely convenient storage option at a great price!

George B.

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A New Solution Backed By Over 150 Years Of Expertise

The Red Rover® team is focused on providing moving and storage solutions that are more affordable and convenient than traditional options. With our Fetchable Moving & Storage™ containers, you can pick up and drop off your containers at your convenience, no waiting on drivers and no hidden fees. And if you’re moving long-distance, we do the driving from one of our locations to the next.

Red Rover was founded by Pete Warhurst, who founded PODS®. His goal was to define a new breed of moving and storage that puts the customer in the driver’s seat. We’re happy to say he succeeded!