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My U-Pack Moving Road Trip - Part 2

December 27th, 2011 - 5:04 PM

I have officially been living in Chicago for two weeks. A few U-Pack boxes still decorate my apartment, but for the most part I'm settled and adjusting to the winter weather. I've reconnected with a lot of family and friends and had a chance to fill them in on my road trip out here. The drive out to California was a bit of a whirlwind - we drove straight through without stopping - but this time we made sure to stop. The convenience of not traveling with a truck-load of stuff provided me and my mom with the freedom to take the scenic route and stop whenever (and wherever) our hearts desired.

State to State Movers

December 16th, 2011 - 2:26 PM

State to State Movers
It’s Flashback Friday!  Each week U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to our readers.  Today’s flashback—“State to State Movers”.  This post introduces U-Pack as a great, cost-effective way to move across state lines.  Make sure to check out the comments too.  U-Pack customers often ask great questions and have insightful input. Happy Friday!

My Holiday Rant

By Meghan
December 15th, 2011 - 4:13 PM

Meghan is a guest blogger. The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the original author. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of U-Pack, the blog.upack.com staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site.

Cities with Impressive Holiday Displays

December 14th, 2011 - 11:07 AM
I love the holiday season. There's just something that feels magical about this time of year— the parades, festivals, parties and twinkling holiday lights all around town. Who doesn't love that! I may be the only one who didn't realize this, but did you know there are only 11 days until Christmas?! That means, if you haven't been out to enjoy the holiday festivities and lights in your area, now's the time!

A stress-free move cross country

By Guest
December 9th, 2011 - 3:17 PM

A Stress-Free Move Cross Country

It's Flashback Friday!  Each week, U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to readers in the past.  What could be more helpful than a post on reducing the stress of a move?  This post about making a stress-free move cross country was written by Brooke, a transportation expert at ABF. Happy Friday! 
  
Is a stress-free cross country move really possible?

My experience moving across the country with U-Pack

December 5th, 2011 - 3:50 PM

Follow Jennifer's 3-part blog series as she describes her cross country moving experience with U-Pack!

Four months ago I did something kind of crazy: I quit my full-time job to pursue a lucrative career as a freelance writer. Why did I quit my full-time job with benefits in a beach-front office at a promising tech startup? Because I fell out of love with Los Angeles.

My Experience Moving from Arkansas to Arizona With ABF U-Pack

By Josh K
November 21st, 2011 - 2:44 PM

This is the final post of a five-part series written by guest blogger Josh Knoll about his experience moving with U-Pack from Arkansas to Arizona.  Make sure to check out his other posts: Moving to Phoenix Part One, Moving to Phoenix Part Two, Moving to Phoenix Part Three, Moving to Phoenix Part Four.

*The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the original author. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of U-Pack, the blog.upack.com staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site.

How do you move to Canada?

November 18th, 2011 - 2:25 PM

It's FRIDAY!  And that's means another Flashback Friday post!  Each week U-Pack revisits a blog topic that has been helpful to our readers.  High on the list lately has been posts about moving to Canada from the U.S.  So today, we're bringing back the "How do you Move to Canada" post from early 2010.  Make sure to check out the comments at the bottom of the post— you'll find great questions and helpful information from our readers and customers there.  Happy Friday! 

How Do You Move to Canada

Cities With The Highest College Student Population

November 16th, 2011 - 2:01 PM

Most high school students beginning their college search will probably tell you that there's a little more to choosing a college than just educational opportunities (much to their parents chagrin).  They might even tell you that while the campus is a hugely important decision-maker, the surrounding city is just as important.  The college experience reaches far beyond the classroom walls— students care about what there is to do off-campus too.   

My move to Phoenix with U-Pack | Choosing a Moving Service

By Josh K
November 15th, 2011 - 7:45 AM

This is part four of a five-part series, written by Josh Knoll, about his experience moving with U-Pack from Fort Smith to Phoenix. This time Josh talks about the process he went through to pick a moving company for his move - and how ultimately decided on U-Pack. Make sure to check out Moving to Phoenix Part I, Moving to Phoenix Part II and Moving to Phoenix Part III while you're at it!

*The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the original author. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of U-Pack, the blog.upack.com staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site.

Best Cities to Trick-or-Treat in 2011 | Infographic

November 9th, 2011 - 3:49 PM
I don't know about you, but we kicked the holidays off right this year.  On Halloween night, two little people, dressed as Strawberry Shortcake and Spiderman, left my house with two huge, empty, plastic jack-o-lanterns at 7:00pm.  They walked back in the door at 9:00pm with more candy than we'll be able to eat in a year (though the chocolate may or may not already be gone).  Fun times and great memories!