May 6th, 2016 - 2:37 PM
Moving to the Big Island, Hawaii
If you want to move to Hawaii, Hilo is an amazing place to consider. For those who are interested in learning about world cultures, living in a unique environment and enjoying the surroundings of nature, it’s a wonderful place to put down roots. Fortunately, it’s one of the least expensive Hawaiian cities to live in, too. Located on the eastern side of Big Island, Hilo is a picturesque retreat that’s sure to make your friends and family a little jealous!
May 4th, 2016 - 10:02 AM
Compare mobile storage options
If you need storage in conjunction with a long distance move, mobile storage units are a great choice. Whether you need a mini container or a big one, these units are one of the easiest ways to move – just load your belongings once and store them in the container until you're ready for delivery at your new home. Portable storage is a convenient alternative to loading a moving truck, unloading into a storage unit, then loading back up when it’s time to move in. Let’s take a look at some moving storage units to find the right option for you.
May 2nd, 2016 - 3:12 PM
An alternative to one-way truck rental
If you’re searching for how much it costs to rent a moving truck for a one-way move, you’re probably looking for an affordable and reliable moving service. And that’s exactly what you should want! Though a rental truck may seem like the best bet from a price perspective, there’s an alternative to consider.
April 27th, 2016 - 1:43 PM
When you’re moving to a new area, it’s only natural to want as much information as possible about your new neighborhood. After all, you want to make sure the area is safe and will fit the needs and wants of your family. The internet offers a wide variety of research options to help you find what you’re looking for, but suggest trying out NeighborhoodScout.com for neighborhood reports.
April 20th, 2016 - 10:37 AM
Moving to Canada from the USA
Is a love of hockey or the desire to have universal health care luring you to our neighbor to the north? Perhaps you’ve found a new job in Quebec or want to hone your French language skills. No matter how the decision was reached, if you’re thinking, “I want to move to Canada!” there are some steps you’ll need to take to establish permanent residency.
April 18th, 2016 - 3:20 PM
Fun car games for the whole family
If you’re getting ready to move or take a vacation, a lot of time will probably be spent in the car. We know how hard it can be to keep everyone entertained during a long trip, so we’ve come up with a list of 26 travel games we think you’ll love. The best thing about these games is that they’re technology free! Try a few (or all) of these road trip games and enjoy some good old-fashioned fun that won’t drain batteries or data plans.
April 13th, 2016 - 5:04 PM
Benefits of DIY moving
Looking for moving options that help save money? Consider self moving! Unlike a full-service move where everything is taken care of from start to finish, a DIY move means doing some of the work yourself in exchange for substantial savings and other benefits. There are many upsides to this type of service, but here are five of our favorites:
- Cost of service
- Control of belongings
- Labor options
Let’s dive into these self move benefits and see how a DIY moving service like U-Pack® works for your situation.
April 11th, 2016 - 4:16 PM
Relocating your family to Puerto Rico
When you’re moving, it’s understandable that things might be busy and even a little hectic. But if you’re moving with kids to an unfamiliar place, the process could get a little more chaotic than you’d like.
Here's the good news: the actual act of moving doesn’t have to be difficult (see more about how U-Pack can help with your Puerto Rico move). There are also several things you can do to make the move an easy transition for your children. We’ve compiled a bunch of information that might be helpful when moving to Puerto Rico with kids.
April 8th, 2016 - 3:54 PM
Moving a TV to your new home
It can be hard to keep up with how to maintain expensive and valuable items like big screen TVs – especially when moving cross-country. Whether you’re relocating a short or long distance, it’s crucial to know how to package your TV. Read through these helpful steps and tips on how to move a TV so you can enjoy it in your new home.
April 7th, 2016 - 3:51 PM
Your guide to reducing the stress of moving
It’s no secret that moving is stressful. When faced with finding a new place to live, packing up belongings and leaving people behind, it’s easy to want to give up before you begin. We get it — really. That’s why, in honor of Stress Awareness Month, we’ve created a handy guide for dealing with moving stress.