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How Do I Move To Hawaii From the Mainland?

August 7th, 2013 - 3:59 PM

Tips from the Hawaii Moving specialists

Well, you can’t drive a rental truck to Hawaii (a little something called the Pacific Ocean is in the way). That leaves two other options: “you pack, we drive” companies like U-Pack®, and full-service movers. Both take care of the transportation, but they definitely vary in other ways –specifically price. Let’s take a look at how you can move to Hawaii, stay within your budget, and get your belongings there fast – with U-Pack Moving.

How U-Pack Moves You to Hawaii

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When is the Best Time to Move?

August 2nd, 2013 - 1:06 PM

Determine the Best Time to Move

Is your life scheduled down to the minute, or are you more fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants? Regardless of your personality type, one thing you will want to plan and get scheduled is your move date. But when is the best time to move? It all depends on the things that are important to you, like your budget, kids schedules, housing and employment.

The Ideal Time to Move – What Matters to You?


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How much do moving trucks cost?

August 2nd, 2013 - 10:18 AM

I’m thinking about renting a moving truck, but I’m not sure how much they cost.

You have lots of options for your upcoming long-distance move, including renting a moving truck. For local moves, moving trucks are usually easy on the wallet. But you can’t always say the same for long-distance moves. When you start adding on additional costs like fuel, damage coverage and sales tax, the price starts going up; sometimes even doubling your quoted price.

Let’s look at an example of how much moving trucks cost

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How do you move out state?

July 31st, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Moving Out of State?

Moving down the street is much different from moving out of state. Not just in terms of distance, but also all the prep work! When moving to a new state, you’re changing school districts, doctors, banks, churches, gyms, usually changing your job, and sometimes even changing cultures. It has the potential to be a difficult transition.

Your to-do list can become overwhelming, so let me break it down. Here are the six areas not to overlook when moving out of state: kids, pets, car, paperwork, and household goods.

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Let's Talk About Out of State Moving Companies

July 31st, 2013 - 9:53 AM

What are you looking for in an out-of-state moving company?


Outside of truck rental, you basically have two options when it comes to moving out of state: full-service or “you pack, we drive” companies.

So, can you guess what customers tell us matters most when it comes to selecting the company they’ll go with?

You guessed it. PRICE. 

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The Only Relocation Checklist You'll Ever Need

July 30th, 2013 - 1:53 PM

The Ultimate Relocation Checklist

Since you’re here, I’m guessing you’re a checklist person like me. I totally get it. Without checklists, I’m utterly disorganized and overwhelmed. You may laugh, but if you were to look at my iPhone right now, you’d find six apps that are “to-do” list related. (It’s seriously time to narrow it down). 

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U-Haul It vs. We Drive It

July 29th, 2013 - 10:30 AM

Compare U-Haul It vs. We Drive It Moving Services

When you think of cheap moving, do you think of a rental truck? No matter what company you picture, you probably think a do-it-yourself move is the cheapest way to move. One option that might not come to mind is U-Pack, a “you pack it, we drive it” moving option that is comparable in price to truck rental.

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Moving from Honolulu - Frequently Asked Questions

July 25th, 2013 - 2:36 PM

Planning a move from Honolulu?

If you’re moving from the state capital of Hawaii, it’ll be hard not to miss the balmy weather, breathtaking sunsets, and pristine beaches. But look on the brighter side - you’ll soon be on your way to a new city with new things to enjoy! Before you start packing your moving boxes, we’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions about moving from the Aloha state. Read on!