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Alaska Moves

PCSing to Alaska: Military Life in the Last Frontier
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Becky Google+
5/23/2014
2:59 PM

So you have orders to PCS to Alaska, the “Last Frontier.” Sounds like an exciting new adventure. You start thinking about your options for getting all your household goods 4,000 miles north. 

You could go with a full-service military move with all arrangements made by the TMO office. Seems convenient, but the goods may not arrive for 6-8 weeks. And, in peak moving season, you could be faced with movers who over-schedule and fail to show up on the scheduled loading date.

Or you could PCS to Alaska with U-Pack.

If you don’t mind earning some extra money (and doing a little extra work), that is.  With a DITY move, you make all arrangements and receive reimbursement based on the weight of your goods.

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Category: Alaska Moves
Moving to Alaska for Free?
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Autumnn Google+
5/1/2014
1:39 PM

Will Alaska really pay me to move there?

So, I guess it’s time to squash the rumors that you can move to Alaska for free or get paid to move to Alaska. They're not true.

It's unfortunate, I know.

The rumors got started as a result of the state’s Permanent Fund Program, through which all of Alaska’s permanent residents (children and adults) get a little piece of the state’s oil wealth each year. Alaska has been paying out Permanent Fund dividend checks since 1982 in amounts ranging from $331 to $2,069 per person. The payout for 2013 was $900. Not bad, but still not close to 2008’s $2,069 payout (the highest yet). A person eligible for dividend checks since the program’s inception would have received $35,143.41 from the State to date.

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Moving to Alaska FAQs
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Becky Google+
3/24/2014
3:36 PM

People tend to have a lot of questions about moving to Alaska, and I’ve attempted to answer some of the most common. Let’s get started.

Is it true you can get paid to move to Alaska?
If you search message boards about moving to Alaska, you’ll see various versions of the question “can I move to Alaska for free?” over and over. The answer is “no.” This is a misconception. The state does not pay you to move to Alaska. What you’re probably thinking of is the Permanent Fund Dividend that is paid to permanent residents of Alaska each year.  Read my post “Moving to Alaska for Free?” for more detailed information.

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Category: Alaska Moves
Shipping Household Goods to Alaska
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Derek 5/1/2013
3:51 PM

How to Ship Household Goods to Alaska

Shipping household goods to Alaska doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. While some companies charge you lots of money and take weeks to deliver your household goods, you have other options. Let’s explore a reliable, fast, affordable, way to ship your belongings to Alaska: U-Pack®.

Click to get a free moving quote for your household goods shipment to Alaska. Keep reading for more information on why U-Pack is the reliable, affordable way to ship your stuff to Alaska.

Shipping Furniture to Alaska with a Reliable Moving Service

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Category: Alaska Moves
What is the best way to move to Alaska?
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Derek 3/8/2013
11:49 AM

It’s not every day that you plan on moving to Alaska, so finding the best way to get there is a must. U-Pack®, a “you pack, we drive” moving service is typically the best way to move to Alaska, so let’s take a deeper look at exactly why U-Pack is the ideal solution for moving “North to the Future.”

Get a free moving quote now to see your moving rate. Or, keep reading to see how U-Pack can make your Alaska move easy and affordable.

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Category: Alaska Moves
Moving to Alaska
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Autumnn Google+
1/19/2013
7:38 PM

Moving to Alaska
Besides buying an entirely new wardrobe for the freezing cold temperatures, what else do you need to think about if you’re moving to Alaska? You may be wondering: What options do I have for moving my belongings? How much is moving to Alaska going to cost me? Should I sell everything and just re-buy when I get there? Do I have to drive a truck through treacherous terrain? Can’t I just fly and not have to worry about anything?

You do have options other than driving a rental truck through the mountains and paying a ton for full-service movers, and it is an affordable alternative.

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Category: Alaska Moves
Help Moving to Alaska
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Brittney Google+
1/17/2013
8:59 AM

Need Help Moving to Alaska?

I totally understand why you want to move there. The unspoiled natural beauty, the adventure, and the awesome opportunities are all huge draws. However, we know that moving to Alaska can seem like a huge undertaking. If you need help, you’re in the right place; U-Pack® has moved countless people there. Let me explain a little about how moving to Alaska with U-Pack works and show you how we can make the move easy and affordable.   

How U-Pack Helps You Move to Alaska

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Category: Alaska Moves
How much does it cost to move to Alaska?
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Christina Google+
9/26/2012
3:28 PM

I recently read a post by a man who wanted to know the cost to move to Alaska, but didn’t want to spend the time comparing moving companies for the best price. Thanks to the convenience of the internet today, you can quickly get moving quotes online from different Alaska moving companies. Get started with a free moving quote from U-Pack. Within 24 hours, it will tell you the cost of your move to Alaska.

The best part about U-Pack is that you don’t have to drive, or pay out of pocket for fuel because it’s included in your quote! Compare your U-Pack quote to other moving options.

Let’s take a look at how much it will cost to move to Alaska with different Alaska moving companies using these moving specifics, then with U-Pack®, the “you pack, they drive” moving service:

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Category: Alaska Moves
What is the cheapest way to move to Alaska?
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Christina Google+
8/9/2012
10:19 AM

What is the cheapest way to move to Alaska?

My grandparents moved from Montana to Alaska to homestead in 1954. It took them three long weeks to arrive, but once they settled in, they fell in love with the unspoiled beauty of the Last Frontier. And so will you; but not before you choose an affordable, trustworthy Alaska moving company.

 Alaska Moving Options—which is cheapest?

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Category: Alaska Moves
How to Relocate to Alaska
Category:  Alaska Moves

Posted By:
Brittney Google+
5/14/2012
3:53 PM
Moving to the Last Frontier? Any move seems overwhelming, much less moving thousands of miles away to the frosty state. After helping with thousands of relocations from the contiguous United States to Alaska, we’ve compiled a list of tips to make sure your move goes smooth.

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Category: Alaska Moves

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