How to Avoid Moving Scams

Tags: , , Posted in Domestic Moving | November 28th, 2011  No Comments »

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Moving, no matter how far it is, can be a stressful experience for all parties involved. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people in the moving business who take advantage of this and try to scam innocent movers out of lots of money.  The following are some tips on how to avoid scammers and save yourself tons of money and hassle in the long run. ...

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The Moving Checklist Part Two

Tags: , , Posted in Domestic Moving | November 26th, 2011  No Comments »

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Our last post was a checklist for moving from six weeks to two weeks out. This time we will go through the steps that will help you with your move all the way up until delivery day. One Week before Moving Day
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The Moving Checklist Part One

Tags: , , Posted in Domestic Moving | November 24th, 2011  No Comments »

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This is part one of our moving checklist guide that will help guide you through the steps of going through with a stress free and painless domestic move. This first part will go through the steps you can take a week or more before the moving trucks arrive at your door. Ei...

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Getting a Driver’s License When Moving Internationally

Tags: , , Posted in International Relocation | November 20th, 2011  No Comments »

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If you plan on driving when moving abroad, it’s advisable to get an international driving permit, even if you don’t plan on doing much driving. The permit is valid in over 150 countries and is translated into 10 languages. It’s necessary for driving but ca...

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Some Facts to Keep in Mind When Moving

Tags: , , Posted in Relocation Services | November 18th, 2011  No Comments »

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The facts surrounding the moving industry can be a bit disheartening, but by examining some common misconceptions and potential pitfalls you can avoid a lot of the bad circumstances that trouble so many movers. Many problems arise from erroneous quotes given by movers. Most relocations end up costing more than double the original amount quoted. Man...

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How to Protect Furniture When Moving

Tags: , , Posted in Domestic Moving | November 13th, 2011  No Comments »

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It can sometimes take years or even decades to build up a decent collection of furniture, and there is no reason that it should be at risk when you decide to move. Extra care and attention should be paid to furniture when moving to ensure that it arrives at your new home just as it left your old one. Protecting furniture while moving is all about p...

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Save Money on Moving with Tax Deductions

Tags: , , Posted in Relocation Services | November 9th, 2011  No Comments »

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Moving can be very expensive, but thankfully the IRS wants to help you out with some very valuable tax deductions for moving expenses. In order to  be eligible for these savings, however, your domestic relocation must be related to your employment, you must move a cer...

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Important Moving Terminology

Tags: , , Posted in Relocation Services | November 4th, 2011  No Comments »

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The following are some terms that will help you navigate the often complicated world of domestic and international moving. Don’t worry if you still don’t completely understand most of the terms, a global relocation service like Unipack can help you navigate the waters of household goods relocation affordably and easily. Bill of Lading – th...

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The Logistics of Moving Internationally

Tags: , , Posted in International Moving | November 1st, 2011  No Comments »

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Anyone who has traveled internationally knows how complicated the process can get. There's customs, paperwork, connections, documentation and a host of variables that have to properly be accounted for. If simply traveling to another country is this complicated, moving there must be even more so. Before you can even begin to process of physically mo...

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Taking the Hassle out of Moving Your Household Goods

Tags: , , Posted in Domestic Moving | October 29th, 2011  No Comments »

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It seems like everyone has tips for family and friends about the best way to move their household goods in the least intensive and stressful way possible. These tips often involve a lot of planning, organizing and leaving a lot of time to set everything up properly. Sometimes there just isn't enough time before a move to do everything properly, esp...

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