October 15th, 2014 - 9:16 AM
Important Note: Effective April 28, 2015, U-Pack has discontinued service into and out of Mexico.
What you need to move to Mexico
If you’re moving to Mexico from the U.S., you’ll definitely need a passport, but what else should you be prepared for? Depending on your reasons for moving, you may also need a visa and other documents. Let’s take a look at what’s required, and some tips for moving your belongings to Mexico the easy way.
October 7th, 2014 - 10:23 AM
U-Haul's Largest Rental Truck
(Post updated 10/7/14)
The largest truck you can rent from U-Haul® is the 26-foot truck. If you’re moving a large home and considering one for your cross-country move, there are a few things to think about: Is it large enough to hold your belongings? Is it too big for what you’re moving? Is there a better way to move? Let’s take a look.
September 23rd, 2014 - 2:42 PM
Does U-Pack have hidden charges?
The answer is no, plain and simple. U-Pack prides itself on having absolutely no hidden charges. While there are additional charges for additional services, we don’t surprise you with unexpected costs. With U-Pack, when you add additional services or make changes to your move, we’ll let you know exactly what you’re paying for.
September 22nd, 2014 - 4:34 PM
You can move your belongings affordably
If you’re shipping at least one room of furnishings and your move is long distance U-Pack is almost always the cheapest way to ship household goods—especially when you compare to containerized shipping services like PODS® or traditional full-service moving companies.
September 19th, 2014 - 10:49 AM
Goodbye Mainland – Hello Alaska!
Planning a move to the Last Frontier can be both exciting and stressful. It’s exciting in that you’re moving to not just any state, but to Alaska – untamed beauty and countless adventures await! It’s stressful in that the move requires a bit more planning than just a regular state to state move. You’re definitely going to need a moving company to get there, but what about a passport?
Do you need a passport for Alaska?
Depending on how you move to Alaska, you may or may not need a passport:
September 17th, 2014 - 3:30 PM
How old do you have to be to rent a truck?
In most states, licensed drivers can drive a car at 16. But, when it comes to renting a truck, the age companies normally require is 18.
Renting a Moving Truck at 18
Technically, 18 year olds are able to rent a truck from U-Haul®, Budget®, and Penske®. However, there are some things to consider.
September 15th, 2014 - 1:09 PM
Packing Makeup for Travel
When it comes to packing your makeup, you might be tempted to just throw everything into a bag and go – don't. Pressed powders can crumble, glass bottles can break, and other disasters can happen. Whether you’re traveling or moving, it’s important to protect your makeup to keep it intact. For the basics of cosmetic packing, check out these easy tips.
How to Pack Makeup
The video above outlined some simple moving hacks for packing makeup. Let’s dig into the details and discover how to keep all types of makeup secure during travel or moving.
September 12th, 2014 - 1:58 PM
Lions, tigers, and bears are overrated
Most colleges and universities have ordinary mascots; you know – lions, wildcats, tigers, eagles, bears, etc. And then there are those schools that prefer to think outside the box. Allow us to introduce you to what we think are the top 10 craziest, weirdest, and most unusual college mascots.
September 2nd, 2014 - 3:47 PM
Moving to Alaska – can I do it on the cheap?
Moving to the Last Frontier will be an exciting adventure. But before you can enjoy the journey, you first have to figure out how to get there. Is there such a thing as moving to Alaska cheap? Thanks to an ever-changing moving industry, getting your household goods to Alaska has never been easier or more affordable.
August 27th, 2014 - 2:32 PM
Recipes for Labor Day
What started as a celebration of the American labor movement has evolved into a symbolic end to summer and intro to the fall season. Labor Day festivities usually involve squeezing in one last day in the sun and enjoying summer’s best foods. So when you send summer out with a bang on Labor Day, try out these easy, delicious Labor Day foods. We’ve gathered foods that are essential summertime treats with a unique spin on them to keep things interesting. (Just try not to spill anything on your white pants, even though Labor Day IS the last day to wear them according to the unofficial fashion police!)