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My U-Pack Moving Road Trip - Part 2

December 27th, 2011 - 5:04 PM

I have officially been living in Chicago for two weeks. A few U-Pack boxes still decorate my apartment, but for the most part I'm settled and adjusting to the winter weather. I've reconnected with a lot of family and friends and had a chance to fill them in on my road trip out here. The drive out to California was a bit of a whirlwind - we drove straight through without stopping - but this time we made sure to stop. The convenience of not traveling with a truck-load of stuff provided me and my mom with the freedom to take the scenic route and stop whenever (and wherever) our hearts desired.

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State to State Movers

December 16th, 2011 - 2:26 PM

State to State Movers
It’s Flashback Friday!  Each week U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to our readers.  Today’s flashback—“State to State Movers”.  This post introduces U-Pack as a great, cost-effective way to move across state lines.  Make sure to check out the comments too.  U-Pack customers often ask great questions and have insightful input. Happy Friday!

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My Holiday Rant

By Meghan
December 15th, 2011 - 4:13 PM

Meghan is a guest blogger. The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the original author. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of U-Pack, the blog.upack.com staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site.

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A stress-free move cross country

By Guest
December 9th, 2011 - 3:17 PM

A Stress-Free Move Cross Country

It's Flashback Friday!  Each week, U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to readers in the past.  What could be more helpful than a post on reducing the stress of a move?  This post about making a stress-free move cross country was written by Brooke, a transportation expert at ABF. Happy Friday! 
  
Is a stress-free cross country move really possible?

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My experience moving across the country with U-Pack

December 5th, 2011 - 3:50 PM

Follow Jennifer's 3-part blog series as she describes her cross country moving experience with U-Pack!

Four months ago I did something kind of crazy: I quit my full-time job to pursue a lucrative career as a freelance writer. Why did I quit my full-time job with benefits in a beach-front office at a promising tech startup? Because I fell out of love with Los Angeles.

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My Experience Moving from Arkansas to Arizona With ABF U-Pack

By Josh K
November 21st, 2011 - 2:44 PM

This is the final post of a five-part series written by guest blogger Josh Knoll about his experience moving with U-Pack from Arkansas to Arizona.  Make sure to check out his other posts: Moving to Phoenix Part One, Moving to Phoenix Part Two, Moving to Phoenix Part Three, Moving to Phoenix Part Four.

*The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the original author. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of U-Pack, the blog.upack.com staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site.

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How do you move to Canada?

November 18th, 2011 - 2:25 PM

It's FRIDAY!  And that's means another Flashback Friday post!  Each week U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to our readers.  High on the list lately has been posts about moving to Canada from the U.S.  So today, we're bringing back the "How do you Move to Canada" post from early 2010.  Make sure to check out the comments at the bottom of the post— you'll find great questions and helpful information from our readers and customers there.  Happy Friday! 

How Do You Move to Canada

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My move to Phoenix with U-Pack | Choosing a Moving Service

By Josh K
November 15th, 2011 - 7:45 AM

This is part four of a five-part series, written by Josh Knoll, about his experience moving with U-Pack from Fort Smith to Phoenix. This time Josh talks about the process he went through to pick a moving company for his move - and how ultimately decided on U-Pack. Make sure to check out Moving to Phoenix Part I, Moving to Phoenix Part II and Moving to Phoenix Part III while you're at it!

*The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the original author. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of U-Pack, the blog.upack.com staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site.

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Celebrity Homes For Sale

November 7th, 2011 - 2:11 PM

If you're moving across the country and in the market for a new home, maybe one of the houses on Yahoo! Real Estate's 12 Celebrity Homes For Sale list could be in your future?

OK, so maybe these aren't quite in your budget; they're still great fun to look at! I have to admit, my first though when I saw the square footage of Carmello Anthony's home was, "how in the world would I keep a home that large clean?"  I have a feeling he figured it out.

Here is the shortened version of the Yahoo! list:

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Affordable Moving Alternatives

November 4th, 2011 - 3:37 PM

Affordable Moving Alternatives

It's Flashback Friday!  Each week, U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to our readers. Today's flashback— "Affordable Moving Alternatives".  Who isn't looking for a low-cost move these days?  U-Pack is a great way to save money without having to drive a large moving truck cross-country!

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Moving Cross Country and Finding a New Roommate

By Josh K
October 31st, 2011 - 2:14 PM

This is part three of a five-part series written by guest blogger Josh Knoll about his experience moving with U-Pack from Arkansas to Arizona.  Since moving involves much more than just packing up a moving truck, we thought his post on how he found a roommate in Phoenix was very interesting.  Make sure to check out Moving to Phoenix Part I and Moving to Phoenix Part II while you're at it!

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Save Money Moving to Alaska

By Derek
October 28th, 2011 - 1:36 PM

Save Money Moving to Alaska

It's Flashback Friday!  Each week, U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to our readers.  Today's flashback is about saving money on your move to Alaska.  Since a long-distance move like this has the potential to get very expensive, this is an important topic for a lot of customers.  Keep reading to see how you can save!  And while you're at it, make sure to check out the comments below— U-Pack customers often ask great questions and provide helpful insight!

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Planning a Move on a Tight Budget

By Josh K
October 24th, 2011 - 3:03 PM

This is part two of a five-part series written by guest blogger Josh Knoll about his experience moving from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Phoenix, Arizona with U-Pack. If you haven't already, make sure to check out Moving to Phoenix with U-Pack Part One while you're at it!  The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the original author. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of Upack, the blog.upack.com staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site.

Moving to Phoenix with U-Pack – Part Two

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Where to buy moving boxes

By Jeremy
October 21st, 2011 - 3:29 PM

It's Flashback Friday!  Each week U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to our readers. Today's flashback— "Where to Buy Moving Boxes".  A few things have changed since we first posted this (now there's FREE SHIPPING), so we updated it too. Happy Friday! 

What is the Best Place to Buy Moving Boxes?