How to Ship Your Car Shipping your car across country or overseas can be a costly and risky endeavor. However, using a carrier to ship your car may be the only option if you are moving, or for other reasons such as taking delivery of a car from a private seller who is out-of-state. If […]
- Moving Tips
- Posted on 07/30/2017
The dog days of summer are upon us, and in most of the country, the humidity is stifling. Still, summer is the busy season for relocating a home, and moving during the summer takes a little planning to stay cool during uncomfortable weather. Not only do you want to avoid discomfort while you move your household goods, you want to avoid heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. Global Van Lines suggests following these tips to stay cool on the way to your new home.
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.
Are you planning to move soon? Summer is the peak season for relocating to a new home. Global Van Lines has compiled this easy list of tips to remember as you prepare the big day. Some may sound obvious, but in the rush, you will be happy to have this checklist.
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.
Moving to a new city in the United States has its own challenges, but relocating to another country overseas has a completely new set of hurdles, such as whether to take your favorite car with you. Depending on your ultimate destination, you may be able to ship your car overseas with an international auto transport company. However, before you decide to do this, consider these important issues first before shipping your car overseas.
Moving to a new home, city, state, or even country is truly exciting. It can be a tad daunting, but you’ve decided to move yourself to save money. You’ve taken on the planning, scheduling, and gathering of materials. With move day approaching, it’s time to tackle packing your personal belongings in the most efficient and […]
If you are a collector of fine art, moving that collection or individual items presents an extra set of concerns. Most likely, you will hire a professional moving and packing service provider for your treasured collection, but Global Van Lines has compiled a few tips to help you understand the process or even help you with a DIY project.
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.
Whether it’s to start your life anew or a new job is awaiting, moving across country can present a variety of obstacles and headaches during the relocation. Moving long distance can be logistically formidable as well as expensive. To help you with your move across country, Global Van Lines has pulled together a few helpful tips to smooth the way.