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How to move

September 14th, 2012 - 1:12 PM

It's Friday! That means it's another chance to look back at some posts that customers have found helpful in the past. For today's Flashback Friday, we're taking another look at Christina's post about how to move. Studies show that moving is one of the most stressful events you'll experience in your life. The information Christina provides was designed to make it a little more manageable. Happy Friday!

Nearly 40 million Americans move each year, and soon you’ll be joining that statistic! Make your move stress-free by learning exactly how to move and begin the moving the process.

U-Pack® vs. Penske®

September 12th, 2012 - 3:12 PM

Whether you’re new to moving or you’ve got some moves under your belt, you’ve probably heard that truck rental is the best way to move. If you’re moving locally, yes. If you’re moving long distance, not quite.

In this blog post, you’ll see why more customers prefer U-Pack over Penske® for moving long distance.

Moving Concept. U-Pack’s moving concept is a win-win—you do the loading and unloading, but you don’t have to do the long distance driving (the worst part of moving in my opinion).

I need door-to-door delivery. How does that work?

September 12th, 2012 - 11:26 AM

You ask, U-Pack answers: “I need door-to-door delivery – how does that work?”

Last year, over 97% of U-Pack’s shipments were delivered right to our customers’ doors. That means we delivered a moving trailer or moving container to both their origin and destination locations. While there are a few remote areas, and a few zip codes in Chicago where we’re unable to provide door-to-door delivery, U-Pack is known for offering a broad service area and reliable service. If we are able to service your area door-to-door through one of almost 300 service centers throughout the U.S. (and likely we can), here’s how it works:

Discounted DITY Move Rates

September 10th, 2012 - 1:48 PM

Red, White & Move
U-Pack has always provided a discount for military members making a DITY move, but the deal just got sweeter for service members looking to make a DITY move from October through February 2013. Special DITY rates are now in effect along with FREE (yes, totally, completely 100% FREE) certified weight tickets under our new Red, White & Move promotion. The tickets alone are a $150 value.
 

 

 

 

Tips for Moving to a New State

September 7th, 2012 - 9:21 AM

It's Flashback Friday! Today, we're looking back at some great tips Christina posted earlier in the year about moving to a new state. We hope they're helpful. Happy Friday!

There’s a lot to do when you move to a new state. As a new resident, you’ll want to get the to-do list done quickly so that you can enjoy all that your new state has to offer! Here are 5 helpful tips for moving to a new state:

How much does it cost to move to Puerto Rico?

September 6th, 2012 - 2:57 PM

Thinking about moving to Puerto Rico? Let me just say now that I’m jealous! There’s a lot to love about Puerto Rico, like the balmy weather, gorgeous sunsets, and beautiful beaches. So, how much does it cost to move to Puerto Rico?

If you need to compare Puerto Rico moving options now, start with a free moving quote from U-Pack. Keep reading to find detailed info about how much it costs to move to Puerto Rico.

Because no two moves are exactly alike, the cost of your move to Puerto Rico depends on how you answer the questions below:

First, answer these 5 questions:

Questions about moving to an army base

September 6th, 2012 - 2:44 PM

Answers from the moving experts: Questions about moving to an army base

U-Pack is no stranger to military moving. In fact, throughout the years we’ve helped thousands of military members and their families move to army bases all across the country. To help with these moves, U-Pack provides military moving specialists, dedicated to answering questions about moving to army bases and helping you plan your military move. Here are answers to some of our most common questions about moving to an army base:  

What companies compare to Penske®?

September 4th, 2012 - 3:19 PM

Your decision to compare moving options before deciding on a company is a smart move! The information below was designed to help you compare the services offered by Penske® to other similar do-it-yourself services and U-Pack Moving – a “You Pack, We Drive” service offering log-distance moving at prices that compare to truck rental (but you don’t have to drive). Keep reading to compare.

Safety Devices Every Home Should Have

September 4th, 2012 - 8:27 AM

If you’re moving into a new home, now is the perfect time to make sure it's safe for everyone living there – specifically children. Unfortunately, accidents happen each day that could have been avoided just by taking a few extra steps. Here are the safety devices every home should have. Does yours?