December 28th, 2018 - 8:35 AM
How to pack pictures, mirrors, canvases and similar items for moving
When it comes to packing household goods, some belongings require special care and attention. This is especially true for things like framed pictures, mirrors and professional artwork. You don’t want to arrive at your new home and find shattered glass, chipped frames or punctured canvases. To prevent this type of damage, carefully follow the step-by-step processes below.
December 27th, 2018 - 8:54 AM
Saving money with a Penske® discount code
Does a coupon code really make a difference on something like a rental truck? It depends on the move! While some coupons take a little bit off the cost of the rental truck, most won’t cover any of the “soft costs” like fuel, travel expenses and liability coverage. Let’s dig in to how Penske coupons work and explore other ways to save on your move.
December 26th, 2018 - 2:57 PM
How much does a moving truck cost?
Rental truck costs are based on factors like origin and destination, move date and equipment size. And because every move is different, the only way to know exactly how much it will cost you to rent a truck is to get quotes from multiple companies and compare the rates.
But if you’re not quite ready to get a quote, or you don’t know which companies to consider, you can use the examples below to help steer you in the right direction.
December 26th, 2018 - 2:26 PM
Things you should know about Ryder® rentals
As you start looking at rental truck options for an upcoming move, you might be thinking about using a Ryder truck. If so, there are some things to consider before making a reservation. Learn what equipment is available, get answers to FAQs, and learn what costs to expect when renting from them.
December 21st, 2018 - 9:23 AM
Using a Penske® rental truck to move
So, you’re thinking about using a Penske truck to complete your do-it-yourself move. You probably have some questions about the service — like what trucks they offer, which size you need, how much the service costs, etc. To help you find the answers easily, we created a list of frequently asked questions about their trucks and services. Explore this information to find out if Penske is a good fit for your move.
Want details and answers to FAQs about rental trucks in general? Check out this resource on renting moving trucks.
December 20th, 2018 - 1:30 PM
Need to tow a car with a Budget® trailer rental?
If you’re thinking about renting a Budget trailer to tow your car, there are a few things to consider. Take a look at the different types of equipment Budget offers, learn how towing can impact your move and explore towing alternatives to make sure your move will go smoothly.
December 19th, 2018 - 9:40 AM
Traveling with pets
Moving with children is one thing, but moving with pets is a whole different animal! The majority of Americans have at least one animal and when they move to a new home, their pet is part of the equation. Many people have questions about how to best handle the challenges of moving with their fur babies. The good news is, while the level of involvement varies depending on the type of pet, it’s really not all that hard.
December 18th, 2018 - 10:33 AM
Moving in the Army
As anyone living the Army life knows, frequent moving is part of the routine. But even though relocating is common for an Army family, there are still a lot of things to consider for each move — especially when doing it yourself (DITY). So when you receive your PCS orders and start planning your move, here are some things to consider as you work through the process.
December 17th, 2018 - 2:07 PM
Will a ReloCube hold all of my belongings?
If you’re interested in using ReloCube containers for a move, you might be wondering how much you can realistically expect to fit in each container. While it’s easy to picture the CubeTM filled with boxes stacked neatly, its compact design may make it more difficult to imagine furniture and other large items fitting inside. But don’t let the size be deceiving — you might be surprised by how much a ReloCube can hold!
December 14th, 2018 - 9:00 AM
Preparing for an Air Force PCS
The Air Force, with more than 321,000 active duty personnel, has proudly served the United States since 1907. Since the Air Force’s inception, Airmen frequently receive Permanent Change of Station orders to bases all across the globe. In fact, the Air Force estimates that enlisted officers will relocate as often as every 3 years.
Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned pro, there’s a lot to think about, so consider using this guide to help navigate through the process. Learn what your moving options are, what you need to know about entitlement programs, and more.