March 28th, 2011 - 2:19 PM
How much do truck rental discounts really save?
Let's be honest, everyone loves a discount. If you're moving, you're probably no exception! While truck rental discounts may seem like a good deal, keep in mind the extra costs in addition to the basic rental rate when you're getting moving quotes.
Even with a truck rental discount, what's the full price?
Truck rental prices typically will not include fuel, taxes, or a collision damage waiver to protect the driver of the truck. Make sure to add these costs in, so that you can determine your overall cost.
March 25th, 2011 - 10:58 AM
Over the past few years, the U-Pack bloggers have been watching to see which posts readers have found the most useful and the most interesting. That's why we're introducing 'Flashback Friday': each week, U-Pack will revisit a blog topic that's been helpful and fun for our readers. Be sure to check the comments section of each post for even more valuable moving advice!
March 23rd, 2011 - 10:42 AM
The best property apps to help with your move: before, during, and after!
March 18th, 2011 - 10:32 AM
Storage and Moving Solutions from U-Pack
There are a lot of scenarios that could cause you to need storage and moving options during your relocation: you may have to vacate your current home weeks before the closing date on your new house, or maybe you're going to tackle a few renovation projects before moving the furniture into your new home. Whatever the reason or need, U-Pack has several storage and moving alternatives to fit your moving budget.
March 9th, 2011 - 4:28 PM
U-Pack Works with Safe Kids Savannah for Child Safety Fundraiser
Preventing accidental childhood injuries is the top priority of Safe Kids Worldwide. U-Pack Moving is teaming with Safe Kids Savannah, a local Safe Kids coalition in Georgia, to store donated goods that will be sold in a community-wide sale to raise funds for kid safety awareness projects.
March 7th, 2011 - 2:05 PM
Compare Ryder truck moving to U-Pack
Moving with a Ryder truck? Keep in mind that there might be other options to consider that you haven't thought of yet. U-Pack offers a service that's comparable to truck rental, but with some extra benefits that will make your move much easier.
So what are the differences between a Ryder truck and U-Pack moving trailers? Here's a look at what you'll get with each service.
March 4th, 2011 - 10:56 AM
Can I deduct my moving expenses?
The answer is 'maybe'. I know— if only there were a tax calculation handbook that could give simple yes-or-no answers, there would be much less tension in the world! Luckily, we've gathered a few guidelines to help you calculate your moving expenses.
February 28th, 2011 - 3:57 PM
Finding Quality Movers
While there are many quality movers across the country, there are also several 'scammers 'who prey on unsuspecting customers. In order to avoid a moving scam, it's important to do a little research on your movers prior to making a reservation.
When trying to find quality movers, make sure to consider the following:
February 25th, 2011 - 10:43 AM
Truck rental coupons end up costing more than they save
Most people associate rental trucks with cheap moving. But even with truck rental coupons, the cost of driving a rental yourself adds up pretty quickly. Here's how:
February 21st, 2011 - 2:18 PM
When it comes to military moving, U-Pack knows the drill. In this post, guest blogger Dana Deason explains the ins and outs of making a DITY move.
3 Ways to Make a PCS DITY Move Successful
If you're doing a PCS move and have decided that your best option is to choose a do-it-yourself moving company and be reimbursed by the government, I think you'll find these tips very helpful: