February 11th, 2013 - 2:44 PM
The biggest factor when it comes to moving long distance is cost. And I’m sure you’ve probably heard that renting a moving truck is a low-cost option for moving long distance. However, it’s not the only one. Let’s compare prices for moving trucks to alternatives like U-Pack. I think you’ll like what you see!
Compare Moving Truck Rates to U-Pack
February 10th, 2013 - 2:27 PM
Help Your Children Adjust to Their New Home
Moving can be exciting for you. You get a new opportunity, maybe a new job and a new home. But for kids, moving may seem like their world is flipping upside down. You can ease the transition by helping your child adjust to their new home. Let’s explore some ways to do this.
February 10th, 2013 - 2:18 PM
Moving Day with Kids
One thing is certain about moving day: there’s a lot going on. While keeping your kids involved in the moving process is very important to an easy transition, this is probably the day that you don’t want them involved. When things like moving trucks, ramps, heavy boxes, heavy furniture and large appliances are involved, it’s best to keep children away. We recommend having a plan ready for the day. So, here are some tips for keeping your kids safe on moving day.
February 10th, 2013 - 1:55 PM
Who enjoys paying tons of money for hotel stays? No one I know (including me). If you’re moving across the country, chances are you’ll have to spend at least one night in a hotel along the way. Those costs can really add up if you’re not careful. Don’t get me wrong, there’s definitely a fine line between hotels that feel “cheap” and those that offer cheap prices. Of course, today I'm talking about how to find NICE hotels with cheap rates.
So, here are some things you can do find some of the best hotel rates along the way.
February 10th, 2013 - 1:16 PM
Though it’s a little difficult to think about moving in the heat right now—with terrible snow storms in the Northeast—summer will soon be upon us. Last summer we saw record-setting temperatures all across the nation. It was hot! Because summer is such a popular time to move, and because now is the time when people start planning summer moves, it’s a good idea to get prepared and know what to do when it’s sweltering outside and you have to pack a moving truck. I’ve got some great “beat the heat” tips to share today.
February 10th, 2013 - 12:52 PM
Things Your Kids Can Do To Help During the Move
Moving can be tough for kids. They’re leaving their home, school, and friends. But if you can get them involved with your move, you can help ease the transition. Let’s take a look at some fun jobs you might get your kids involved in along the way.
Getting the Kids Involved with Your Move
February 9th, 2013 - 11:29 AM
Moving Away Gifts
When someone special moves away, giving them a gift is a really nice gesture. But finding something special that's also practical and personal can be quite a difficult task for some – especially if gift giving isn't your specialty. The good news is, gift giving is something I LOVE, so I've helped come up with some creative going away gifts for your friends and family. I hope you find an idea you like!
February 8th, 2013 - 3:12 PM
Easy Food for Moving Day that will Give You Energy
Along with my job at U-Pack, I also teach aerobics. Before a workout, I always eat a snack to give my body energy. Preparing your body for moving is no different because moving is quite a workout! So what are the best foods to eat on moving day for extra energy?
Food For Moving Day – What to eat?
February 8th, 2013 - 3:07 PM
How to Determine Your Charges for Moving
When you’re budgeting for your move, there are plenty of factors at play that determine your moving charges. Though U-Pack quotes are very straight-forward, it’s a great idea to look into precisely what the moving charges include and how they're determined. We’ll dig a little deeper into that today so you’ll know exactly what to expect.
Your Moving Charges Explained
February 8th, 2013 - 11:13 AM
Money Saving Moving Coupons
It doesn’t matter if you are an extreme couponer or just want to save a little money; there are some great moving coupons available. I love saving money, especially when it is as easy as mentioning a promo code. Here are a couple ways to save money with moving coupons at U-Pack.
During the process of reserving your U-Pack move, mention or enter the coupon code “Blog11” to save $25 on your move!