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You want to give yourself plenty of time to make all the necessary arrangements, ideally one to two months before your proposed move. This will give you time to assess the quotes you have received, enabling you to make the best decision based on your personal needs.
It's never too early to make a start, it's a good idea to start sorting out the essentials well in advance. Attics, cellars, garages, sheds all need to be cleared, appliances need disconnecting and fixtures and fittings dismantling, refrigerators and freezers require defrosting and outdoor equipment thorough cleaning.
The moving date can be governed by a number of factors; typically completion of a home sale, the start of a new job, the end of the school term, etc. Ideally you want to give as much notice as possible and try and avoid Fridays and public holidays.
The cost of a move will have many possible variables, they can be:
The majority of moving companies will not insure any valuable goods that you have packed yourself. For less valuable items, like linen, books, clothes etc. this will not be the case. Ask your mover specifically just to be sure.