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The 10 Best Amusement Parks in the U.S

June 7th, 2013 - 9:12 AM

Do you love the thrill and excitement of amusement parks?

I do, too! I love ripping through the wind on a fast rollercoasters, thrill rides that make me jump and squeal, and the fun atmosphere! If you’re moving cross country or just taking a road trip that takes you in the direction of a great amusement park, why not stop by and enjoy! We've done some research to determine the best amusement parks in the US, so you can decide where you'll visit this summer! 

 

*Cost is subject to change according to each park.

Father's Day Crafts

June 6th, 2013 - 2:41 PM

Craft Ideas for Father’s Day

If your dad is anything like mine, he would hate the typical gifts of a tie or a coffee mug. Why give a boring gift when you can make a special homemade gift for Father’s Day? Whether you’e helping a toddler create the perfect gift, or a teen or adult child looking to make something for your Dad, these are some of the best Father’s Day crafts.

Father’s Day Crafts for Toddlers

If you have a little one, you can help them create the perfect gift for Dad with some paint and handprints. Dad is sure to love any of these gifts!

A Helpful Comparison of Truck Rentals One Way

June 4th, 2013 - 10:14 AM

Can you help me compare truck rentals for my one way move?

Sure we can! As you know, there are several truck rental companies to choose from, so knowing what each one offers for your money is important. Here’s an overview about how Budget®, U-Haul®, and Penske® compare to one another for one-way moving and how they compare to U-Pack®, an affordable alternative to renting a truck.

Moving to Mexico with Pets

June 3rd, 2013 - 3:14 PM

Important Note: Effective April 28, 2015, U-Pack has discontinued service into and out of Mexico.

How do I move to Mexico with my pet?

 

If you’re an animal lover like me, the first thing on your mind when planning a move to Mexico is how to get Fido or Fluffy there, too. Here is some helpful information, including requirements and tips, for traveling to Mexico with your furry or fluffy friend.

What are the requirements for moving my pet to Mexico?

Moving to Canada with Kids

May 31st, 2013 - 1:37 PM

How to move to Canada with children

(Updated 2/18/2015)

Moving from state to state takes work. Moving across an international border takes even more work. Moving across an international border with kids? You’re going to need some help. The experts at U-Pack® have done the research and can help you learn everything you need to know about moving from the U.S. to Canada with kids, including documentation requirements, tips, and more.

Advice for Moving after Divorce

May 30th, 2013 - 8:18 AM

I’m getting divorced and moving out of state…where do I start?

That’s a good question, and one that a lot of people are faced with. This can be a tough time, and there’s a lot to think about when you’re moving after a divorce, so I’ve put together some tips and advice to help you navigate through the transition and into your new phase of life.

Getting to know your state’s divorce law

The Top 10 Best Zoos in the U.S.

May 24th, 2013 - 10:33 AM
Do you love the zoo, too?

When I was a kid, I used to love going to the zoo—to the point that I actually tried to talk my parents into moving close by. To this day, I still love going (my husband I just visited the Tulsa Zoo this month!) I have a feeling I’m not alone. If you’re moving this summer and plan to take a road trip along the way, maybe one of these awesome places will be en route to your new destination!  

America’s Best Zoos

Portable Moving Containers

May 24th, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Want to use Portable Containers for Moving?

When you’re moving long distance, one of the most convenient ways to get your belongings across the country is by using portable moving containers. They’re super easy to load, and you don’t have to worry about driving a moving truck across the country (some people consider that a HUGE perk!). But one issue you may run into if you’re looking into using one of these handy containers is that there are several options to choose from; it can get a bit difficult to decide which one to use. Let’s wade through your options.

The Big 4 portable moving container options

How to find places to volunteer in your community

May 23rd, 2013 - 3:49 PM

Volunteer! Make a difference in your community

Gandhi once said “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” If you’re hoping to get connected and make a difference in the community you’re moving to, why not start the search for volunteer opportunities. I think you’ll find that every community in the nation is looking for people willing to help out in some capacity.  

If you’ve volunteered before, you may be familiar with organizations to contact. But if you haven’t, these tips may help you find places to volunteer in your community.  

Summer Safety Tips for a Fun Summer

May 23rd, 2013 - 1:39 PM

Have a safe, fun summer with these safety tips!

Here at U-Pack®, summer is our busiest time of the year. And it’s likely that after being cooped up inside all winter long, you’re ready to get busy having fun this summer. But before you let loose, get to know more than 100 summer safety tips to ensure a safe summer worth remembering!

100+ Summer Safety Tips for a Fun Summer