From traveling nurses to news media journalists, many different professions demand occasional or even regular relocation. Knowing some sound advice that regular movers rely upon, will help you as you move from one place to another.
While a relocation for your job can be an excellent opportunity to move up the ladder at work or have a better living environment, it may also be a bit daunting. Typically, this type of move means more money, greater status, a chance to experience a new culture, or experience more of what life has to offer.
Sometimes the deal seems too good to be true, but we want a bargain. Then after our money is in the other guy’s pocket, we discover it’s an elaborate scam. Unfortunately, the moving industry has its share of scammers, although the vast majority of professional movers are legitimate and honest.
This is part 3 in our series about understanding moving contracts and the terminology that is specific to the moving industry. We continue with definitions here: Bill of lading. The Bill of Lading is your receipt that shows the moving company is now in possession of your household goods. It will also contain the contract […]
If you are an expert mover, you already know about all the classic mistakes to avoid, such as moving during rush hour, undervaluing your moving insurance, and failing to obtain a written estimate.
You’re excited about your upcoming move, and you’ve got your to-do list posted to the refrigerator door. Global Van Lines recommends that you take a moment to review our list of the most common moving mistakes consumers make and compare it to your list. You may want to revise or add a couple of other action items after reading this list, which is based upon our decades of experience relocating families across town, coast to coast, and overseas.
All your personal belongings are packed and organized with precision, including the big-screen TV, the crystal chandelier, and the vintage Bruce Springsteen album collection. You’ve even obtained your pet’s records from the veterinarian. But perhaps it seems as if you are forgetting something as moving day approaches, and it’s keeping you awake at night.
Keep calm and pack on! Here are just a few of the top things people forget to take care of when moving. Take a look and make sure you’ve covered all the bases for a smooth transition to your new digs.
If you are relocating to another country and bringing your computer with you, you will need to research some crucial issues related to getting it connected prior to moving away from the U.S. Some of these issues relate to the type of power supply available, especially if you use a modem to connect to the Internet.