August 30th, 2012 - 2:41 PM
Honest to goodness, I had family who, years and years ago, moved from California to Arkansas in a covered wagon (I’ve heard the stories more than once). Can you imagine?
One thing about it... I bet it was cheap.
August 29th, 2012 - 3:52 PM
Many people think affordable moving is just too far beyond reach to grasp. Not true! Check out these tips for affordable moving from place to place:
To truly see what’s out there in terms of price for moving services, it's best to start getting moving quotes. They will tell you not only the price of your move, but also what's is included in your move. For example, a U-Pack free moving quote includes the fuel, professional driver, taxes, liability coverage and highway tolls. You'll also see the estimated transit time.
August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 AM
If you're thinking about packing and moving, then you're probably not just playing games. Maybe you should be though. You also might think about one game in particular: Tetris.
August 28th, 2012 - 2:47 PM
If you’re curious about how PODS® rates compare to U-Pack rates when you’re moving cross country, get a free online moving quote and put them side-by-side. U-Pack almost always offers the lower price.
Moving with portable storage containers is a popular way to move, so knowing exactly what you’re getting out of your moving container is important. Here’s a breakdown of what you get with PODS® and how it compares to U-Pack:
August 28th, 2012 - 8:13 AM
How can I safely move to Puerto Rico with pets?
Our pets are important members of our family, and like any family member, we want to make sure they’re safe and secure while they’re traveling. If you’re moving to Puerto Rico with pets in tow, there are some steps you can take to ensure they’re safe and comfortable during the flight. The rules for pet travel to Puerto Rico are the same as anywhere else in the Continental U.S. – and that makes it very easy to take your pet with you.
Follow these simple tips for safe travel when you’re moving to Puerto Rico with pets:
August 27th, 2012 - 1:39 PM
Anytime you do something yourself, you can usually count on saving money. For instance, when we moved into our new home, we did all the painting ourselves, and you guessed it, we saved tons by not hiring a professional painter. Instead of hiring a landscaper, my husband mows our lawn and weeds the flowerbeds – another big money saver. Moving is no different. If you can do at least some of the work yourself, you’ll definitely save money – sometimes a significant amount. Let’s take a look at exactly how much you can save by doing a self-move and taking on some of the work yourself.
August 27th, 2012 - 1:33 PM
How to deal
Moving away from family is a hard thing to do. It was hard for me to say goodbye to my parents when I moved 15 minutes away in the same town, and it was even harder for me to say goodbye to them when I moved to a town an hour away. Here are my best tips for how to deal when moving away from family:
August 24th, 2012 - 10:28 AM
It's Flashback Friday! Today we'll look back at a post from a few months back that talks about how to move from state to state the affordable way. If saving money on your move is important to you, this is a good post to read. Happy Friday!
By definition, the word “affordable” means inexpensive, reasonably priced, or within one’s financial means. With that being said, do you associate the word “affordable” with the moving industry? Affordable moving depends on who you choose to move with. Let’s take a look at the affordable, and not so affordable, options for moving from state to state!
August 22nd, 2012 - 3:15 PM
Our lives revolve around the choices we make. Hit the snooze button or get up? Cook dinner or go out to eat? When you move with U-Pack, you get a choice in moving equipment! So if you’re asking yourself “Moving trailer vs. ReloCube®: which should I choose?” I’m here to help you decide!
August 22nd, 2012 - 10:54 AM
If you’re completing a move that requires both moving and storage, portable storage units are an excellent alternative. They offer the convenience of single load/unload door-to-door delivery, and the flexibility of loading/unloading at your own pace (U-Pack offers three business days for loading and unloading).