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Advice on Packing for College

April 18th, 2011 - 1:13 PM

Packing for College? U-Pack can help!
Packing for college can be a difficult task— after all, there are lots of things to consider!  Most students struggle with going from a decent-sized room of their own to having to share a really small room with a roommate. Of course, that means you won't have space to bring everything. Try following these seven easy steps to make packing for college a little easier.

Things to remember when packing for college:

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The Top 10 Busiest Cities for 2010 Texas Moving Trends

April 11th, 2011 - 2:55 PM

The Busiest Cities for Texas Moving Trends

With over 25 million residents and counting, Texas has lots of moving activity! It's interesting to see the moving trends in and out of the Lonestar State, especially since it's the 2nd largest state in the country. Because so many U-Packers moved to or from Texas last year, we thought it would be cool to share some of your neighbors' moving trends. Read on to find out where the majority of Texas newbies came from, or where those leaving the great state were headed to.

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How Much Do Truck Rental Discounts Really Save?

March 28th, 2011 - 2:19 PM

How much do truck rental discounts really save?

Let's be honest, everyone loves a discount.  If you're moving, you're probably no exception!  While truck rental discounts may seem like a good deal, keep in mind the extra costs in addition to the basic rental rate when you're getting moving quotes.

Even with a truck rental discount, what's the full price?
Truck rental prices typically will not include fuel, taxes, or a collision damage waiver to protect the driver of the truck.  Make sure to add these costs in, so that you can determine your overall cost.

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Annual Moving Trend Report - Best Places to Live

March 25th, 2011 - 10:58 AM

Over the past few years, the U-Pack bloggers have been watching to see which posts readers have found the most useful and the most interesting. That's why we're introducing '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!

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Storage and Moving Solutions

March 18th, 2011 - 10:32 AM

Storage and Moving Solutions from U-Pack

There are a lot of scenarios that could cause you to need storage and moving options during your relocation: you may have to vacate your current home weeks before the closing date on your new house, or maybe you're going to tackle a few renovation projects before moving the furniture into your new home. Whatever the reason or need, U-Pack has several storage and moving alternatives to fit your moving budget.

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U-Pack Works with Safe Kids Savannah for Child Safety Fundraiser

March 9th, 2011 - 4:28 PM

U-Pack Works with Safe Kids Savannah for Child Safety Fundraiser

Preventing accidental childhood injuries is the top priority of Safe Kids Worldwide. U-Pack Moving is teaming with Safe Kids Savannah, a local Safe Kids coalition in Georgia, to store donated goods that will be sold in a community-wide sale to raise funds for kid safety awareness projects. 

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Ryder Truck vs. a U-Pack Moving Trailer

March 7th, 2011 - 2:05 PM

Compare Ryder truck moving to U-Pack

Moving with a Ryder truck?  Keep in mind that there might be other options to consider that you haven't thought of yet.  U-Pack offers a service that's comparable to truck rental, but with some extra benefits that will make your move much easier.

So what are the differences between a Ryder truck and U-Pack moving trailers? Here's a look at what you'll get with each service.
 

Ryder Truck