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Managing Moving Stress

April 7th, 2016 - 3:51 PM
Managing Moving Stress

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.  

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Most Walkable Cities

March 28th, 2016 - 10:26 AM
Most Walkable Cities

The Best Cities for Walking

If you love stretching your legs and going for a walk, there are plenty of places around the country that would be ideal for you to call home. Whether you like doing the majority of your transportation on foot, enjoy urban hiking and beautiful walking trails or exploring downtown at a leisurely stroll – we've covered each one of these categories so you can find the best walkable city for you!

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Furniture Moving Pads

March 25th, 2016 - 9:51 AM
Furniture Moving Pads

Using moving pads for furniture

When it comes to moving furniture and other fragile belongings such as lamps, small appliances, and mirrors, furniture pads provide the best protection at the best price. As the most economical packing option, using them is a great way to protect your belongings from damage and scratches. Let’s explore more about what moving furniture pads are, how to use them, where to buy them and what to do with them after your move.

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The Inside Scoop on Moving Trailers

March 24th, 2016 - 8:44 AM
The Inside Scoop on Moving Trailers

What To Expect with Moving Trailer Rentals

If you’re moving long distance and want an option that offers flexibility, security and ease, a U-Pack moving trailer is a great choice. They're different from rental trucks – instead, we deliver it to your home, you load it, then we deliver it to your new home. Let’s take a look at the ins and outs of moving trailer rentals and tackle some frequently asked questions that cover size, parking, reservations, loading and how to save money.

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How much does portable storage cost?

March 18th, 2016 - 10:18 AM
How much does portable storage cost?

What are storage unit prices like?

If you like the idea of using a portable storage container for your upcoming long-distance move, you may be wondering how much they cost. Sure, they're convenient, easy to load/unload, and of course, you can store your belongings directly inside. But we know cost is important, too. Ultimately, each person's moving and storage needs are different, and those factors also affect your move costs (where you're moving to/from, how long you need to store, how much you're moving, etc.) While some storage units can be really affordable, others can be a bit pricey. Today, we'll help you narrow down which portable storage option and cost structure is best for your move.

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How much do moving companies usually cost?

March 16th, 2016 - 9:59 AM
How much do moving companies usually cost?

Moving Company Prices

If you’re trying to make plans for your upcoming move, it’s important to start with by thinking of your budget. How much should you set aside to make sure you don’t overspend when moving day comes around? That’s where the challenge lies. As you may know, the cost for moving companies vary company-to-company as well as service type-to-service type. The price you pay for your move depends on which moving company you choose, how much stuff you’re moving, where you’re moving to and from, and which service you need. When you’re moving also plays a part, as moving can be seasonal. The only way to figure it all out is to start getting quotes and compare. 

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Best Places to Retire

March 14th, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Best Places to Retire

Deciding where to retire

If you’re ready to find a new place to call home during retirement, you may be wondering which city to relocate to. When you look at “Best Places to Retire” lists, you’ll find locations on the beach, in the big city, or even retirement communities. But figuring out which one is best for you can be tough. We’ve gathered information on some of the best places to retire depending on your interests and priorities. Take a look at top places to retire based on popular preferences — take your pick!

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U-Pack vs. U-Haul

March 11th, 2016 - 10:33 AM
U-Pack vs. U-Haul

How does U-Haul® Rental compare to U-Pack®?

When you put the two side by side, you'll find that U-Pack is a better way to move. If you’re looking for DIY moving, look at how the two stack up. Not only do we do the driving, but since our prices include fuel, you don't have to worry about extras adding to your cost. We’re here to show you an affordable, easier alternative to U-Haul rental. When you compare U-Pack and U-Haul, you'll see how U-Pack comes out ahead in just about every area.

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Moving Blankets with FREE Shipping

March 10th, 2016 - 2:26 PM
Moving Blankets with FREE Shipping

Get cheap moving blankets shipped right to your door!

As you prepare for your upcoming move, purchasing quality moving supplies is critical. One of the most popular choices for protecting furniture is to use moving blankets. If you're looking for affordable offers, you may also want free shipping, as they can be bulky and expensive to ship.  Look no further than the U-Pack Box Store. We have multiple types of moving blankets, in different quantities, all with FREE shipping.

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Moving to Alaska FAQs

March 2nd, 2016 - 3:19 PM
Moving to Alaska FAQs

Questions about your Alaska Move

While Alaska is part of the United States, it can feel like an entirely different country. Its terrain is expansive, unspoiled and full of beauty. If you’re considering a move to Alaska, you no doubt have questions — and we have answers. We’ve helped countless families move to Alaska, so we can help you better understand your move and what life in the 49th state is all about.