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How much money should you save before moving out of state?
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
3/10/2014
3:39 PM

Thinking about an out-of-state move?

If so, you’ve come to the right place. Lots of people think about moving to a new state, but actually making the move? Well, that costs money. And in case you haven’t heard, moving isn’t exactly the cheapest thing to do. That’s why saving is so important. You not only want to have the means to make the move, but enough to get settled in after. So how much should you save? Great question.

How much should you save before moving out of state?

How much money should you save before moving out of state?

While we’d love to tell you approximately how much to save, that’s just not realistic. Your move is unique, and that means the amount of money you save will be unique, too. Take a look at our list of costs you could encounter from a move out of state:

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Do gas prices impact moving costs?
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
2/13/2014
11:06 AM

What’s the big deal with gas prices, anyway?

We get it; you’re used to stopping at the gas station week after week to fill up your personal vehicle, and the cost isn’t that bad (even at $3-3.50/gallon) In fact, the average fuel economy for new cars is 29.4 MPG – nope, not bad at all. So, when your friend tells you that gas prices could significantly impact the cost of your upcoming long-distance move, you might feel a little skeptical (and that’s completely understandable). But…what if they’re right?

Gas prices can impact your moving costs

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How much does it cost to rent a moving truck one way?
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
2/10/2014
1:17 PM

Truck rental isn't your only option for one-way moving

Many times when people ask about renting a moving truck for a one-way move, they’re referring to truck rental – where you do everything. Is that what you’re considering? If it is, let me introduce you to another type of service that was designed to make moving easier for DIY customers. It’s called U-Pack. It’s a very cost-effective service that allows you to pack, load, and unload while experienced drivers provide the transportation. Check it out! I think you’ll like it…especially when you see the price.

How much does it cost to rent a moving truck one way?

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What is the cheapest way to ship household goods?
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Posted By:
Becky Google+
1/29/2014
11:25 AM

You can move your belongings affordably

If you’re shipping at least one room of furnishings and your move is long distance U-Pack is almost always the cheapest way to ship household goods—especially when you compare to containerized shipping services like PODS® or traditional full-service moving companies.

cheapest way to ship household goods

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How Much Does It Cost To Ship Your Belongings?
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Posted By:
Brittney Google+
12/17/2013
8:29 AM

Find out your shipping costs

Whether you’re moving a house full of belongings or just enough for one small container, U-Pack Moving has shipping options to meet your needs. As you know, shipping costs vary based on location and how much you’re moving, but it’s easy to calculate the price with an online U-Pack quote. You’ll be able to see the price instantly.   

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Shipping Rates for Household Goods
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Posted By:
Becky Google+
11/21/2013
8:31 AM

Do you need help shipping household goods?

If you need rates for shipping your household goods long distance, U-Pack is a great place to start—especially if you’re hoping to avoid the high prices many full-service movers charge, and you don’t want to drive a rental truck across the country.

How much does it cost to ship household goods?

 

How to ship household goods with U-Pack

U-Pack offers a few different options to ship household goods: You can move them door-to-door, terminal-to-terminal, or a combination of the two (terminal-to-door or door-to-terminal).

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Moving Cost Calculator
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Posted By:
Brittney Google+
11/5/2013
2:54 PM

How to Calculate Your Moving Costs

The best way to stick to your moving budget is to make sure you know exactly what you’ll be spending. By knowing your charges upfront, you can easily save and stick to your budget for your move. Let’s take a look at this moving cost calculator to help you plan.

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Warning Signs Your Move May End Up Costing You More Than You Thought
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Posted By:
Brittney Google+
9/19/2013
4:08 PM

Keep the Cost of Moving Down - Watch out for these 6 warning signs!

Keep the cost of moving down
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6 Warning Signs Your Moving Cost May Go Up

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How much does it cost to get movers?
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
8/5/2013
3:42 PM

How much are movers?

Glad you asked! Hiring someone else to lift and load all your heavy boxes and bulky furniture is something to definitely consider if you’re moving long-distance. Moving is tough work, and having extra help is always nice. But how much does it cost? Well, you might be surprised at how affordable it is to get movers. With U-Pack, you can add on affordable moving labor for often a fraction of the cost of traditional full-service movers. Because every moving situation is different, there are a few details to consider when determining how much your movers will cost. Let’s take a closer look.

How much does it cost to get movers with U-Pack?

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How to keep long distance moving rates low
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
7/29/2013
3:12 PM

I’m moving long-distance. How do I keep my rate low?

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