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10 Military Museums You Must Visit

February 27th, 2013 - 8:34 AM

It was once said by Robert Heinlein that, “Those who forget their past are destined to repeat it.” Understanding our past is incredibly important for our future. And fortunately, the nation is full of museums that help us do just that. One of our favorite types of museums are military museums, so we did a little research and found 10 of the most interesting military museums in the nation.

Moving to Fort Carson

By Josh J
February 24th, 2013 - 12:46 PM

PCSing to Fort Carson?
If you’ve just been given Permanent Change of Station Orders for moving to Fort Carson, the next step is figuring out how to get your belongings there. I suggest doing a PPM (Personally Procured Move) with U-Pack.

Eligible service members with PCS orders will be offered a monetary allowance from the government if they decide to do a PPM move. Basically, if your move to Fort Carson ends up costing less than your allowance from the government, you get to keep what’s left over. This makes doing a PPM totally worth it. Sound good? Keep reading…

Parking A Moving Truck

By Jeremy
February 23rd, 2013 - 12:24 PM

Are you worried about parking a moving truck?
When you picture a moving truck, what comes to mind? Is it a large, bulky moving van? I think that’s the image that comes to mind for a lot of people. And in many cases parking something that large in a neighborhood or apartment complex is simply out of the question. There’s good news though; when you move with U-Pack, the truck that’s delivered to you is much smaller, much more maneuverable, and much more affordable. Here’s what I mean:

Reputable Moving Companies

February 22nd, 2013 - 9:59 AM

Finding the best moving companies
The biggest concern I hear from people planning to move long distance is that they’re not sure how to find reputable moving companies. I can understand their concern. If you’re not sure who to trust, you can be in for a bumpy ride in the moving process. Let's take some time today to look at techniques and resources you can use to help find the most reputable moving companies and moving services.

How to find reputable moving companies

10 Must-Know Pet Travel Tips

February 21st, 2013 - 10:24 AM

Whether they’re moving cross country, going on a vacation, or just getting out of the house, more and more animal owners are traveling with their four-legged friend. According to Petrelocation.com, 60% of owners said they traveled with their pet in 2010. Since today is “Love Your Pet” day, I thought it would be helpful to explore 10 must-know pet travel tips for the next time you and your furry friend are out and about.

Pet Travel Tip #1 – Talk to your Vet

I'm Moving By Myself. What's the Best Way?

February 17th, 2013 - 2:18 PM

You asked: “I’m Moving By Myself. What’s the Best Way?”

When you move by yourself you face some interesting challenges: How will you load up all of your stuff? Can you drive the rental truck alone? If you’re asking yourself, “What’s the best way to move by myself,” There’s a solution I think will help.

U-Pack. It’s a self-move “you pack, we drive” service that’s perfect for people who don’t have family or friends available to help them move.

Garage Sale Scams

February 14th, 2013 - 3:26 PM

Garage sales are a great way to earn money and clean out the things that you no longer need or want – both great ideas if you’re planning a long-distance move! But be on guard. Garage sale scammers do exist and you could run into one at your next sale. Read all about garage sale scams below so you’ll be prepared to prevent a scam from happening or to spot a scammer at your sale.

How to avoid yard sale scams