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Best Way to Ship Furniture Cross Country

March 4th, 2013 - 12:59 PM

When shipping furniture cross country, many companies will charge you based on weight. This can make for one expensive move! You can avoid those high costs with U-Pack! U-Pack is the best way to ship furniture cross country because U-Pack puts you in control of the cost. Let me explain how U-Pack makes shipping furniture affordable and easy.

Cross Country Furniture Shipping: Weight vs. Space

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Moving Trucks: Your Questions Answered Part II

March 3rd, 2013 - 12:42 PM

Today I'm posting part II of Moving Trucks: Your Questions Answered. So, we'll just jump right into it.

Questions about Moving Truck Requirements

What kind of license is required for using a moving truck?
A valid driver’s license is required for renting/driving a rental truck. If you are not a licensed driver, U-Pack is an excellent alternative. You pack, load, and unload, and U-Pack drives – at prices that compare to truck rental.

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Moving to Fort Wainwright, AK

By Jeremy
March 3rd, 2013 - 12:35 PM

Now that you have your Permanent Change of Station orders to begin moving to Fort Wainwright, you have a choice to make: let the government plan the move for you or do a Personally Procured Move (PPM), where you are in charge of your move. I suggest getting the best of both worlds (and possibly pocketing some of your moving allowance) with a “you pack, we drive” moving service like U-Pack. With U-Pack, you can get rates similar to truck rental, but you don’t have to drive.

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Moving to Elmendorf Air Force Base Tips

By Jeremy
March 1st, 2013 - 11:15 AM

Military moving is a little more involved than “normal” household moving – especially when there’s reimbursement and things like weight tickets involved. And when you add moving to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska to the mix, it can get even more complex. But don’t worry; I’ve got some great advice and tips to make your PCS to Elmendorf AFB easy and stress-free.

Tips and advice for moving to Elmendorf Air Force Base

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Moving Trucks: Your Questions Answered

March 1st, 2013 - 10:44 AM

Our first installment of Moving Trucks – Frequently Asked Questions was so popular, we decided to tackle yet another round of your questions. This time, we’ll cover more specific questions about moving trucks, including questions about truck size, fuel mileage, requirements and more. But, we’ll break it into two parts because there’s so much great information – be looking for the next installment this weekend!

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10 Military Museums You Must Visit

February 27th, 2013 - 8:34 AM

It was once said by Robert Heinlein that, “Those who forget their past are destined to repeat it.” Understanding our past is incredibly important for our future. And fortunately, the nation is full of museums that help us do just that. One of our favorite types of museums are military museums, so we did a little research and found 10 of the most interesting military museums in the nation.

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How much does it cost to move an apartment across the country?

February 26th, 2013 - 3:10 PM

Moving your apartment cross country can vary in cost, depending on how much work you’re willing to do. But don’t fret! You don’t have to do everything in order to get an affordable move. If you move your apartment across the country with U-Pack, you get a great deal by splitting the work. See, with U-Pack, you pack and load all your stuff, and U-Pack does the driving. Check out the cost of moving your apartment with U-Pack by getting a quick free moving quote.

Let’s explore what makes U-Pack the best way to move an apartment across country.

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Moving to Fort Carson

By Josh J
February 24th, 2013 - 12:46 PM

PCSing to Fort Carson?
If you’ve just been given Permanent Change of Station Orders for moving to Fort Carson, the next step is figuring out how to get your belongings there. I suggest doing a PPM (Personally Procured Move) with U-Pack.

Eligible service members with PCS orders will be offered a monetary allowance from the government if they decide to do a PPM move. Basically, if your move to Fort Carson ends up costing less than your allowance from the government, you get to keep what’s left over. This makes doing a PPM totally worth it. Sound good? Keep reading…