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How to plan a long distance relocation

Moving can be a tiring and stressful process no matter how far you are going, whether across the street or the country. You have to pack all of your belongings properly, insure them in order to have coverage for belongings that can be damaged during the move, organize everything well without any delays and protraction, all while meeting your budget. How do you deal with all these tasks? Still, there is a big difference between a local and a long distance relocation, and the distance is not the only one. Remember, a long distance move can last a few days or even weeks, that is why you have to make plans ahead of time.

Good planning is half the battle! A long-distance move is a good chance to get rid of old and unwanted things, whether it’s some pieces of furniture or your clothes. Do you know exactly what stuff you will be taking with you to your new home? Make a full inventory list and choose the items that can be donated. There is no need to pack them and relocate them to another place because the cost of your move is going to be based on the weight of the items you deliver. The more items you have, the more you finally pay.

To avoid moving stress, it will be a good idea to hire a reliable moving company. Get at least three estimate quotes from different moving companies to compare and analyze online reviews and comments in order to find out the differences in the services they offer. It will be very helpful for you to choose a full-service mover because the company does everything for you. They plan, pack, load, drive and unload – everything is included. This option is more expensive since everything is well-organized by professionals. Your expenses can be very high, but it is worth it. However, if you want to save money on moving services, you can hire a moving company during the off-peak days. Try avoiding summer period, weekends and the days at the end of the month. Usually, these days are in high demand.

Regarding the packing, it seems to be the same process as if you are planning your local move. What is the difference, you may think? When moving locally, your stuff will be in a truck for just a couple of hours, but when moving long distance, your belongings will be stuck in the truck for days. So, you need to use more packing materials and prepare some of your items more carefully. You never know what kind of wild ride you are going to have out on the road. Keep your documents, contracts and an inventory list separately because any time you may need them. The same is with the medicine you need, keep all of your prescription drugs with you in your carry-on bag, so at anytime you have easy access to them.

Your move is very important for you because it is inevitably associated with new beginnings, new relations, and new career moves. Everything seems to be unknown and obscured. Nevertheless, your long distance relocation should be predictable and well-planned. Your move is very important for us too, because we value your property and decision to move on. We are a professional moving company with a license and years of experience in the moving industry. When dealing with local relocation, not everything seems to be so simple and quick, but when dealing with a long distance move, everything seems to be twice as difficult as it may be. But it is not always what it seems. Anytime we are here to help you with your move because it is not a challenge for us, it is just our everyday work! Hope to see you among our customers!