Hong Kong has been a haven for expatriates from all around the world, so it’s no wonder that many choose to live here permanently.

Oftentimes, people bring with them their most prized possessions including furniture and home appliances. 迷你倉  is a great way for these people to maintain a safe space that they can store their belongings, while saving on costs.

A Storage Rentals infographic from StorageHK.com highlights the 9 best self-storage providers in Hong Kong. While it’s true that you get what you pay for, StorageHK suggests that there are ways to get better deals with the right research before committing yourself to a long-term contract. These recommendations are provided mainly for expatriates who are renting self-storage units in Hong Kong, but StorageHK also offers useful advice on how to choose the best storage facility according to your needs.

There are a few things you should always take into account before committing yourself to a specific self-storage provider: affordability, accessibility and security.

Here is StorageHK’s list of the best self-storage companies in Hong Kong:

1. OneStorage

OneStorage is a locally based company that has been providing storage services since 2009. One Storage offers free, 20 feet moving truck when you rent a storage unit from them, which will make your move easier and more convenient. One Storage also provides free access to their Wi-Fi network for customers who rent self-storage units from them. One Storage uses security cameras to monitor their facilities, in addition to guard patrols that are stationed in the same area around the clock. Storage rental is available at One Storage starting at $80 per month.

2. Unpack & Store

Unpack & Storage offers fully equipped storage units with air-conditioning and free Internet access via wireless connection. This company also provides moving trucks, so your move won’t be a hassle anymore. Storage services start at $110 per month inclusive of insurance coverage, while offsite packing services are provided by Unpack & Storage for an additional cost depending on the number of items that needs to be packed or unpacked.

3. StorageKing

StorageKing offers a wide range of storage options including climate-controlled, general Storage and Storage lockers. Storage space rental is available at StorageKing starting at $2 per week for their locker facilities which are perfect for storing items that only need to be used occasionally. Storage King also provides free access to WiFi during your stay in any of their storage rooms. Storage rental here starts at $69 per month inclusive of insurance coverage on the contents of your unit for three months.

4. Hong Kong Mini Storage

Hong Kong Mini Storage provides self-storage solutions for people who have less than 100 sqft of stuff or existent goods they want to store temporarily while they figure out what to do next. Their service includes offsite packing assistance, climate-controlled Storage, Storage on departure and Storage on return. Storage rental is available starting at $75 per month inclusive of insurance coverage for three months on existing belongings.

5. ASSA ABLOY Hong Kong

Another locally based company in the list, ASASA ABLOY offers storage facilities that are operated by fully trained staff who can guide you through choosing the best space for your belongings depending on size, value and frequency of usage. Storage rental starts at $99 per month with free use of one 20 ft truck upon move-in (additional 20 ft trucks will be charged at $29 each). Customers will also receive a 10% discount on all packing supplies purchased from Storage during their stay as valued.