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What Are The Best Deals In Moving Truck Rental?

December 5th, 2013 - 1:12 PM

Are you looking for a good deal on a rental truck?

You’re not the only one! If you type “rental truck deals” into your favorite search engine, you’ll likely see all the top rental truck companies offering their best discounts and promotions in hopes that you’ll choose to move with them. But you’re not looking for just any deal or discount; you’re looking for the best deal in moving truck rental.

 

How Much Can I Save Using a Self-Pack Moving Company?

December 2nd, 2013 - 3:46 PM

Self-Pack Moving Without the Driving

 

When it comes to moving, putting in a little effort can go a long way in terms of saving you money. While you could go with a complete do-it-yourself moving company (like a rental truck), why would you when there are options like U-Pack where you can do some of the work for a comparable savings?

U-Pack is a self-pack moving service where you do the packing and loading, but you don’t have to drive! When you’re trying to keep your moving costs down, but you don’t want to drive a rental truck, it’s the way to go.

Moving Cube Rental

November 19th, 2013 - 10:28 AM

Everything You Need to Know about Moving Cubes

Using a moving Cube is a great idea for your upcoming move. They’re easy to load, affordable, and a GREAT alternative to driving a rental truck!

Is a Cube right for your move? How do you rent a Cube for your move? Let’s look at your options.

There’s Only One Moving Cube

A few other companies offer moving containers, but there’s only one Cube – the ReloCube from U-Pack. It’s perfect for moving and for storage.

Best Moving Tips and Advice

November 15th, 2013 - 3:53 PM

Wait. I’m a Moving Expert?

Had you told me 20 years ago that someday I would work for a moving company, I may have called you crazy. Up to the point of graduating from high school, I moved exactly ONE time—at the wise age of one, so memories of that day are a bit hazy. :) 

November Holidays: a Complete List

November 13th, 2013 - 8:55 AM

November Holidays You Should Be Celebrating

We love the month of November! The weather gets cooler, the leaves start changing colors, and football is back in full-force. But what we love most about November are the holidays. There’s so much to celebrate! Take a look at our complete list of November holidays, then decide how you’ll make the most of each day.

 

Federal November Holidays

November 11 – Veterans Day

Thanksgiving – the fourth Thursday in November

U-Haul Locations vs. U-Pack Locations

November 12th, 2013 - 4:10 PM

How do I find a U-Haul location?

To locate your nearest U-Haul store, you’ll need to visit U-Haul’s website. But, before you go, take a second to learn about getting a cheap move without having to drive. 

You might automatically think that renting a truck is the easiest and cheapest option for your move—which may be true for local moves. However, if you are moving long distance, you might not realize that you can move cheap without having to visit a local office, pick up a truck, or drive. U-Pack is a great alternative to truck rental because you can get discount moving without having to drive at all.

The Ultimate List of 2013 Veterans Day Free Meals, Perks, and Deals

November 8th, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Check out these Veterans Day freebies!

Though military members deserve respect for their sacrifice year-round, it’s especially nice to have a special day each November to honor the dedication of our service men and women. That’s why we’ve compiled this comprehensive list of free meals, perks, and deals for veterans and active military members to enjoy in celebration of Veterans Day 2013. Take a look!

Veterans Day Free Meals 2013

How to Prepare for Moving Help

November 6th, 2013 - 10:36 AM

Getting Ready for the Movers

If you’re planning to hire labor to help load your belongings on moving day, there are things you can (and should) do to help prepare for their arrival. Things that will not only make the day go smoother, but will save you time and money, too.

Moving Help Prep

As you get ready for the big day, one of the most important things you can do is have everything planned out. Giving the movers the ability to do things quickly and efficiently is the number one way to save money. Here are some things you can get started on:

Tips for Moving in Together After Marriage

October 31st, 2013 - 3:30 PM

Helpful Advice For Starting Your New Life Out Right

It was a little over two years ago that I tied the knot and moved into a new home with the love of my life. With two years of marriage under my belt, I was asked recently by a soon-to-be-married friend if I had any tips or advice about moving in together after they’re hitched. So I racked my brain, relived some great memories, consulted some experts and told her this:

Should I get a realtor? Info on selling a house yourself and with a realtor

October 30th, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Should I use a realtor? Selling a house yourself vs. using a realtor

When you’re ready to sell your home and move, one of the first things on your to-do list is deciding should I get a realtor, or should I try to sell it myself. It’s a common dilemma.

There’s definitely a cost savings in selling it yourself, but do you have the time and expertise it takes to get it done quickly?

 

Taking a look at what goes in to both types of selling can help you make the decision.

For Sale By Owner. Selling Your House Yourself

16 Ways to Relax After Moving

October 29th, 2013 - 4:10 PM

Did moving leave you frazzled? Sit back and relax!

We feel your pain: you’ve been moving all day long. And whether the move took a few days or a few hours, to say you’re tired would be an understatement. You know what you need? A little relaxation. You deserve it. So forget about unpacking those moving boxes; you can get to that later (seriously, it’s not like they’re going anywhere!). Instead, give yourself a pat on back with these stress-free ways to relax.

  1. Dig through the wardrobe box and find your comfiest set of PJs and house slippers. Instant relaxation.

     

What are the best long-distance moving companies?

October 28th, 2013 - 3:47 PM

I’m moving long distance. What are the best moving companies for the job?

“You pack, we drive” moving companies rank high at the top of the list. I may be a little biased, but I wouldn’t say it if I didn’t wholeheartedly mean it. But to be fair, how about you be the judge. Here’s a helpful comparison of some of the leading types of long-distance moving companies.

You be the judge!

Rent a Truck

October 25th, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Do you want to rent a truck?

If you're trying to save money on a cross-country move, intuition may tell you that you have to rent a truck. And that thought may cause concerns that make you dread moving. Am I choosing the right size rental truck? Can I drive that far in a huge vehicle that I’m not familiar with? How am I going to drive it through large cities? How difficult will it be to tow my vehicle? Will my stuff be safe parked in a hotel parking lot overnight? Once I pay for gas, taxes and insurance, how much will it really cost to rent a truck? Is there a better way to move?