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A real comparison of moving company prices

June 10th, 2013 - 1:33 PM

What’s the real scoop on the price of hiring a moving company?

I’m right there with you. I can only imagine what you’ve been going through…searching the Internet looking at all sorts of moving companies and not really knowing how they compare to one another. Well, that stops here. The real scoop is this - the price of hiring a moving company depends on what you need and want for your move. You can do all the work yourself, do none of the work yourself, or split the job right up the middle. It’s really up to you and what your moving budget will allow. Here’s a helpful comparison of moving company prices so you can make the best choice when it comes time to book your move.

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The 10 Best Amusement Parks in the U.S

June 7th, 2013 - 9:12 AM

Do you love the thrill and excitement of amusement parks?

I do, too! I love ripping through the wind on a fast rollercoasters, thrill rides that make me jump and squeal, and the fun atmosphere! If you’re moving cross country or just taking a road trip that takes you in the direction of a great amusement park, why not stop by and enjoy! We've done some research to determine the best amusement parks in the US, so you can decide where you'll visit this summer!  

*Cost is subject to change according to each park.

The Best Amusement Parks in the U.S.

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Father's Day Crafts

June 6th, 2013 - 2:41 PM

Craft Ideas for Father’s Day

If your dad is anything like mine, he would hate the typical gifts of a tie or a coffee mug. Why give a boring gift when you can make a special homemade gift for Father’s Day? Whether you’e helping a toddler create the perfect gift, or a teen or adult child looking to make something for your Dad, these are some of the best Father’s Day crafts.

Father’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

If you have a little one, you can help them create the perfect gift for Dad with some paint and handprints. Dad is sure to love any of these gifts!

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A Helpful Comparison of Truck Rentals One Way

June 4th, 2013 - 10:14 AM

Can you help me compare truck rentals for my one way move?

Sure we can! As you know, there are several truck rental companies to choose from, so knowing what each one offers for your money is important. Here’s an overview about how Budget®, U-Haul®, and Penske® compare to one another for one-way moving and how they compare to U-Pack®, an affordable alternative to renting a truck.

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Moving to Mexico with Pets

June 3rd, 2013 - 3:14 PM

Important Note: Effective April 28, 2015, U-Pack has discontinued service into and out of Mexico.

How do I move to Mexico with my pet?

 

If you’re an animal lover like me, the first thing on your mind when planning a move to Mexico is how to get Fido or Fluffy there, too. Here is some helpful information, including requirements and tips, for traveling to Mexico with your furry or fluffy friend.

What are the requirements for moving my pet to Mexico?

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Moving to Canada with Kids

May 31st, 2013 - 1:37 PM

How to move to Canada with children

(Updated 2/18/2015)

Moving from state to state takes work. Moving across an international border takes even more work. Moving across an international border with kids? You’re going to need some help. The experts at U-Pack® have done the research and can help you learn everything you need to know about moving from the U.S. to Canada with kids, including documentation requirements, tips, and more.

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How do self-moving companies charge?

May 30th, 2013 - 3:26 PM

I’m thinking about using a self-moving company…how do they charge?

Well first, I think it’s great that you’re thinking about using a self-moving company. What we’ve found is that people are all about doing some or all of the work on their own to save money. It’s why the DIY network and sites like Pinterest are so super popular right now.

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Advice for Moving after Divorce

May 30th, 2013 - 8:18 AM

I’m getting divorced and moving out of state…where do I start?

That’s a good question, and one that a lot of people are faced with. This can be a tough time, and there’s a lot to think about when you’re moving after a divorce, so I’ve put together some tips and advice to help you navigate through the transition and into your new phase of life.

Getting to know your state’s divorce law