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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?

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Best Way to Store and Move

October 14th, 2011 - 2:12 PM

It's Flashback Friday!  Each week U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to our readers.  Since so many of our customers have a need for storage along with their move, today we're bringing back the "What's the Best Way to Store and Move?" post.  Be sure to check the comment section of the post for more valuable moving advice— our customer's ask great questions and make some great points.  Happy Friday!! 

What's the Best Way to Store and Move?

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Moving a Mattress - Will it fit inside a ReloCube?

By Jeremy
October 5th, 2011 - 12:48 PM

This may be one of the most popular questions our customers ask. And the answer is YES.   Any standard-size mattress will fit inside a ReloCube (or a trailer).

The internal dimensions of a ReloCube are 70" x 83" x 93" (lwh)

Standard mattress sizes are:

Crib Mattress:  28" x 52"
Twin Mattress:  39" x 75"
XL Twin Mattress:  36" x 80"
Full Mattress:  54" x 75"
XL Full Mattress:  54" x 80"
Queen Mattress:  60" x 80"
King Mattress: 76" x 80"
Cal- King Mattress:  72" x 84"
King Split Mattress:   76" x 80"

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How to Track Your U-Pack Shipment

By Jeremy
September 28th, 2011 - 3:54 PM
One benefit customer's love about U-Pack is the ability to easily track their shipment 24/7 while it's in transit.  There seems to be so much more peace of mind in knowing where your belongings are and when they're expected to arrive at your new home— especially if you've selected the money-saving estimated transit option.  Though you may not have a specific day it has to arrive, it stands to reason that it's at least helpful to know what to expect as it's traveling. 

So U-Pack offers two ways to track your shipment:
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Hawaii Information - Moving Services

September 26th, 2011 - 3:47 PM

U-Pack is proud to offer quick, reliable moving services for customers moving to Hawaii from the upper 48 and Alaska. ABF Freight, the primary transportation provider for U-Pack, is the largest Transcontinental Carrier Operation on the Hawaiian Islands, with a service center located just two miles from the port of Honolulu.