May 10th, 2011 - 1:15 PM
How does Ryder's truck rental compare to a U-Pack move?
It's important for anyone who's moving to do a little research on the various moving options out there to determine which one best fits their situation and moving budget. If you're looking for an inexpensive way to move long distance, you've probably considered renting a truck— but how does something like Ryder's truck rental compare to making a U-Pack move? You may be surprised at the differences— read on!
May 9th, 2011 - 3:03 PM
Introducing: Competitor Comparison Week!
Did you know that May is National Moving Month? Because we're a pretty festive group, we've decided to host "Competitor Comparison Week" to kick off the summer moving season. Be sure to watch for each new post as we compare and contrast the many moving services out there — and find out how they stack up against U-Pack!
April 28th, 2011 - 2:26 PM
Whether you're just planning your college debut or finally donning your cap and gown, moving to (or from) college is a major event. Since finding reliable college movers can be a difficult process, we've compiled some important details to look for when choosing a reputable moving company.
Finding college movers: tips and tricks
April 21st, 2011 - 3:36 PM
Guest blogger Zac Melton knows what it feels like to be the new kid in town. Here are a few tips from Zac to help you find a few friendly faces in your new neighborhood.
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:
April 14th, 2011 - 1:34 PM
Making a corporate move
If you're relocating with your company, you probably have a lot of special requirements. Aside from the typical moving checklist (buy moving boxes, make a reservation, rent your new apartment), here are some extra items that will be involved when making a corporate move.
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.
March 29th, 2011 - 11:24 AM
U-Pack Moving Lends Support to 100th Homes for Our Troops Build Brigade
The nationwide moving company will provide ReloCubes to hold materials donated by local businesses and organizations that will be used during the 3-day Build Brigade for Sergeant Kenny Lyon in Fredericksburg, VA.
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.
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!