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Place to purchase furniture items in Atlanta, GA 170

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Place to purchase furniture items in Atlanta, GA
« on: July 15, 2018, 04:10:14 PM »
Gents,

I need some opinions of places to purchase furniture items like mattress, night stand, dresser... in Atlanta, GA. I have an acquantace, who is an international student. This is her last year of college life, of which she has to get out of the dorm and rent her own place, starting next month. She does not have a vehicle either, so delivery is preferred. Given that the items are used only for a year and the budget is about $1,000, does anyone have good  funiture places to recommend? I think the most important item is the mattress. IKEA seems like the place to go for all items, but I do not discount Costco, furniture stores, consignment stores... for goods within the budget.


I also plan to fly over from PA to help her out. Embarrassingly, I never rent a car before  :-\  , which company do you recommend for renting an SUV in Atlanta? Just want to be a good guardian.

Any input is greatly appreciated.  :salute:


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Re: Place to purchase furniture items in Atlanta, GA
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2018, 10:56:04 PM »
Between Ikea and Costco I think you have any/all suggestions I have covered.

Good luck!

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Re: Place to purchase furniture items in Atlanta, GA
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2018, 02:03:33 AM »
I recommend a booking site for a car rental. The prices range vastly and booking a car will reduce the cost by a LOT!
The airport has dozens of car rental places and the booking site should have a list. :)

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Re: Place to purchase furniture items in Atlanta, GA
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2018, 12:53:45 AM »
I recommend a booking site for a car rental. The prices range vastly and booking a car will reduce the cost by a LOT!
The airport has dozens of car rental places and the booking site should have a list. :)


I usually book flights via Expedia, so I probably reserve a vehicle thru it as well. What I asked for was whether anyone has preference from one company over other. To an extent, which SUV model is a spacious enough to do some small hauling while providing a comfortable drive? I do not mean luxury brands, just Toyota, Ford... and such. I have been driving a sedan for over 10 years, and am not a car guy, so I am really clueless about what to pick.
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Re: Place to purchase furniture items in Atlanta, GA
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2018, 04:57:59 AM »
Ikea, Costco and Craigslist will be your best bets. I would recommend renting a Subaru Outback or Toyota Rav 4. They will have the most room for that size of an SUV.

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Re: Place to purchase furniture items in Atlanta, GA
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2018, 12:17:14 AM »
Ikea, Costco and Craigslist will be your best bets. I would recommend renting a Subaru Outback or Toyota Rav 4. They will have the most room for that size of an SUV.
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Re: Place to purchase furniture items in Atlanta, GA
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2018, 01:22:16 AM »
If its only for a year you might look into furniture rental places.

 

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