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How to Track Your U-Pack Shipment

By Jeremy
September 28th, 2011 - 3:54 PM
One benefit customer's love about U-Pack is the ability to easily track their shipment 24/7 while it's in transit.  There seems to be so much more peace of mind in knowing where your belongings are and when they're expected to arrive at your new home— especially if you've selected the money-saving estimated transit option.  Though you may not have a specific day it has to arrive, it stands to reason that it's at least helpful to know what to expect as it's traveling. 

So U-Pack offers two ways to track your shipment:
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The Ideal Job Relocation

September 16th, 2011 - 9:42 AM

It's Flashback Friday— each week, U-Pack will revisit a blog topic that's been helpful and fun for our readers. Be sure to check the comments section of each post for even more valuable moving advice!

If you know relocation is in your future, but you haven't found the ideal job, it's time to start a cross-country search. Here are some good tips to get you moving in the right direction:

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5 Best NFL Stadiums

September 14th, 2011 - 9:10 AM
It's football season.   Know how I know?  The DVR is full, my husband is glued to both his laptop and the television, and  most nights of the week include much more aggressive jumping and yelling that you would have seen last month, or the month before.   Of course, my husband is the manager of an NFL team…kind of.   Fantasy Football is alive and well at our house.  
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The U-Pack® College Packing List

September 12th, 2011 - 2:37 PM

You're sitting in the lavish, spacious bedroom of your parents' home— complete with private bath and walk-in closet.  You have a garage full of sports equipment, bikes, and plenty of storage space throughout.  Suddenly you realize your new dorm is about the same size as said closet (and you have to share it with a roommate)! 

There will be no storage space.  There will barely be enough room to sleep and study.  What are you going to do without your 52" flat screen, the linen closet full of stuffed animals, and the Bowflex?  Welcome to college, baby!  It's called "roughing it."  Below is a list of essentials.  (You probably won't have room for much else.)

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Compare Budget Rental Trucks to U-Pack

September 9th, 2011 - 10:11 AM

It's Flashback Friday— each week, U-Pack will revisit a blog topic that's been helpful and fun for our readers. Be sure to check the comments section of each post for even more valuable moving advice!

How Budget rental trucks compare to U-Pack
There are a few obvious distinctions between rental truck services like Budget® and "you pack, we drive" services like U-Pack – like the size of the equipment and the fact that you do the driving with a rental truck service and you don't with U-Pack. Here are some other differences that may not be quite so obvious:

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Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool in the Summer

By Josh J
September 6th, 2011 - 8:12 AM

Discover Easy & Cost Effective Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool in the Summer
If you're moving to a new home during the summer, the cost of moving isn't the only expense you have to worry about. If you haven't gotten your first electric bill, you may be surprised by its impact on your bank account— especially if you're not sure how well the home is insulated. Besides making sure the doors are closed in between going in and out of the house on move-in day, there are some things you can do to keep from running your air conditioner overtime all throughout the summer.

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Campus Moving - The Hassle-Free Guide to Changing Dorms

August 31st, 2011 - 9:29 AM

So you haven't quite transitioned into the "real world" where life is supposed to get harder?  Living under university policy is no cake walk either, is it?  At any given moment your roommate can change.  You can get kicked out by a "maintenance order".  Maybe you suddenly realize you absolutely hate living with your best friend from high school, and another campus moving day is going to collide with midterms!  At virtually every stopping point in the school year, you risk being re-assigned to a completely different campus high-rise for countless unexplainable reasons.