August 11th, 2017 - 8:19 AM
Long distance moving costs
More than 7.5 million people moved to a different state in 2015. That’s a lot of new jobs, new homes and new opportunities. That’s also a lot of people trying to find the cheapest way to move. Because rates vary so much depending on which company you choose, comparing options becomes incredibly important. Take a look at the options for long distance moving, and find out how to make your move as cheap as possible.
June 5th, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Relocating to another state
House hunting, packing, and keeping track of paperwork — just a few of the tasks associated with a long-distance move. And while relocating can be an exciting time, it does involve some work and preparation. If you’ve never moved to another state before, you may be wondering what all needs to be done before the big day and how to find a moving company that can meet your needs. Get answers to those questions, and get tips for staying on track, in this post.
April 5th, 2017 - 2:53 PM
Advice for long distance moves
When gearing up for a big move, taking the time to prepare and plan will make a world of difference. Whether planning your first long distance move or brushing up on helpful information, knowing the best way to plan and execute the move will help reduce stress and improve your experience.
December 30th, 2016 - 1:26 PM
Understanding your long-distance move
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first timer, some thought and preparation is required to complete a long distance move. And while every situation is unique, there are certain questions everyone asks about their move, such as:
October 5th, 2016 - 9:09 AM
How to move to another state affordably
Moving out of state is entirely different than moving within the same city. While it can still be an easy experience, the extra distance does require more planning, time and resources to get the job done. And because the process is a little more involved, it’s not surprising that moving out of state also requires a bigger budget. However, there are ways to keep costs low.
August 4th, 2016 - 2:39 PM
Rental trucks and weigh stations
At some point, you've probably noticed heavy duty trucks on major highways stopping at weigh stations and wondered why they have to stop and how they know when to go through them. If you’re planning on driving a rental truck for a household move, you may be concerned about what you’re required to do, too. You know your car can bypass them, but what about heavier vehicles?
What is a weigh station?
Weigh stations are highway checkpoints where weight and safety inspections are performed. Basically, they help keep our interstates safe from extremely heavy or unsafe trucks. While weigh stations are usually reserved for commercial vehicles, rental trucks moving household goods may need to stop, too. Whether or not it’s required depends on the weight of the truck and the laws in the state(s) you’re traveling through. Knowing which truck weigh scales to stop at will help you save time and avoid hefty fines.
May 27th, 2016 - 2:27 PM
Long distance moving
Moving long distance can be a stressful situation. You’re tasked with finding a new house and establishing a new routine, plus you’ll have to get used to new surroundings and perhaps a different way of life when moving to a new state. And that doesn’t include the actual move itself! If you’re trying to find the best long distance moving company to simplify your relocation, you’ll want to compare services, cost and reputation to make the right decision for an easy, efficient move.
February 29th, 2016 - 4:04 PM
Affordable furniture shipping solutions
If you're sending at least one room of furniture and/or boxes to another state, U-Pack is an excellent solution. Not only is it an affordable alternative to full-service furniture movers, but it's also convenient. It’s a great option when you need to ship a couch, bed, and just a few pieces of furniture. We can handle shipments of one room’s worth of furniture up to an entire house! Let's take a more in-depth look at how it works, what makes U-Pack the cheapest way to ship furniture, and how to prepare your stuff for shipping.
July 5th, 2013 - 3:29 PM
Answering questions about long-distance moving
The US Census Bureau estimates that a person in the United States can expect to move 11.7 times in their lifetime.
June 28th, 2013 - 1:25 PM
U-Pack Moving is a service that specializes in out-of-state, long-distance moves. Because it's our speciality, we get the opportunity to talk to a lot of people who have a lot of questions about how it works, the best ways to do it, and how much it costs. Today I'll spend some time responding to some of our customers' most frequently asked questions about long-distance moving.
What is best for long-distance moves—truck rental or movers?