Plenty of storage facilities provide customers with four-week rates – what we call the four-week sneak – that looks considerably more affordable than an entire month of rent. However, the reality is that there are thirteen four-week payment periods in a year! That means even though you think you’re paying the ‘better price,’ you’re actually spending more on rent than you would if you paid by the month! By paying 13 times per year instead of 12, you’ll end up spending 8.33% more than what you should on storage.
Another downside of the four-week sneak? Because they follow 28-day billing cycles, you’ll be charged on a different day every month! This means it’s nearly impossible to keep track of payment schedules because there’s never a consistent payment day – which could lead to more confusion and even possible late fees.
While these 4-week rates might seem affordable, the reality is that they’re far too good to be true. At Bluebird, we follow a monthly payment schedule, which means you can count on your bill arriving on the same day each month, with no risk of accidental late fees! Plus, we can even prorate your bill to a date of your choosing!
Best of all, you’ll never pay more for what you need. Once you choose your storage unit, you’ll always count on our consistent and honest prices.