Any relocation can have hidden fees. However, a reputable company will include everything in the contract. It is your responsibility to read that document, ask questions, and understand the fees prior to signing the contract. You can easily protect yourself against hidden costs by understanding this concept. In the meantime, here are several areas where you can inadvertently incur additional fees.
Pack. Load. Unload. Unpack. Clean-up. Those are the basics to moving whether it’s across town or coast to coast. In the upheaval, it’s easy to forget several important tasks that will help your move go more smoothly. These go beyond the boxes. Getting acquainted with your new community and being prepared for unexpected emergencies are crucial to relocating. Here are several tips to remember during your move.
- Posted on 04/04/2017
With 40 million Americans moving each year, the moving industry unfortunately attracts scam artists. If you are moving soon, we have compiled a few ways to avoid being the victim of a moving scam. Knowing what to look for will help ensure that your move goes smoothly and without incident.
Preparing for a move takes a bit of planning in advance. With so much to juggle in life, it’s easy to make a major mistake with moving your household goods. We have been helping people move for decades, and we have seen many avoidable blunders. Here are some examples of moving mistakes.
Whether you are moving overseas for a new job or simply want to experience life in another culture, an international move can be exciting, rewarding, and stressful to boot. We at Global Van Lines have been assisting people with international moves for decades, and we have these tips to offer you. We also recommend that you contact us to connect with your personal Moving Concierge, whose sole purpose is to help you determine and book the services you need within your budget.
The price of many fine wines is within reach for a majority of us. Of course, many fine wines demand astronomical prices. Either way, if you have a collection of wine to bring along on your relocation, you will need special handling and storage during the transport. Global Van Lines recommends following these safeguards when moving your treasured investment.
The tough decision has been made, and mom and dad or grandma and grandpa will need to move. Whether it’s to a smaller home or a senior community, the process has unique challenges. You will likely face issues related to logistics, their health and their finances. Here are several tips for helping the elderly move.
Moving day can be an emotional and stressful experience. The last thing you need during a move is to sustain an injury. Even if you have hired a full service moving company, you need to double check that your home is safety-proofed.
Winter can be a good time to move your home. In general, you can find rental trucks are less expensive and professional movers are more available. However, moving in winter can also present some special issues. Here are some tips for moving during the winter.
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- Posted on 02/14/2017
Kids thrive on routines and familiarity, so an upcoming move can be a bit traumatic. Whether the decision to move is option or not, some children may have difficulty understanding what’s about to happen, especially if they were not included in the decision-making process.