Unlike local moves, which are pretty simple and straightforward, long-distance moves require more time, preparation, and paperwork, among other things. Are you ready for your long-distance relocation?
How Do You Move Long Distance?
Posted by Kelly Martini on September 17, 2018
Truth is, you can have a long distance move that is within the same state, and an interstate move that's 50 to 100 miles away from your original destination. Moving locally is very straight forward whereas long distance moves require time, preparation, paperwork, planning and so...
How to Handle a Long Distance Move When Driving
Posted by Robert Moreschi on May 27, 2013
Many times, people may consider making the drive to their new home when they move, rather than flying. They might do this for a number of reasons, one of them being that it would likely save a great deal of money. If you're making a long-distance move, paying for an auto shipper...
How to Move Long Distance with Pets
Posted by Nicole La Capria on January 31, 2014
Moving long distance is never easy--especially when you have a furry friend in tow! The unfamiliar can be very disconcerting for pets, and a cross-country trek is no exception. Read on for helpful tips for a successful long-distance move with your pet. Have your pet micro-chipped...
Pros and Cons of Long-Distance Relocation
Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 6, 2013
Many people dream of just packing up and hitting the road, moving far away from their troubles or just the humdrum routine of everyday life. However, making a long-distance move is a huge life change that requires careful consideration and planning to determine if it's the right...
Planning for a Long Distance Move
Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 13, 2012
A long distance move is defined by any move that takes you more than 50-100 miles from your old home. With a definition that is this broad, it can be used to describe a move that takes you all the way to the other side of the country, or a move that takes you to the other side of...
How to Move with a Cat Long Distance
Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 21, 2012
Cats are normally independent animals, as they are fairly low maintenance when it comes to caring for them. However, when it comes to moving , there are a lot of challenges involved, especially if the move is long distance. Ideally, you want to move your cat safely and help it...
How to Pack for a Long Distance Move
Posted by Nicole La Capria on December 12, 2018
Planning a long distance move? Packing is often the most despised part of moving--it's time-consuming, tedious, and stressful. However, it's important to stay organized and properly protect your belongings to limit the moving anxiety and prevent damage to your goods.
Most Important Questions to Ask Long Distance Movers
Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 11, 2014
If you are planning a long distance move, there are various important questions to ask any company before enlisting their services. Traveling hundreds of miles with your most prized possessions in tow will require a lot of trust, so you want to make sure the movers are efficient,...
What is The Average Cost of Moving Cross Country?
Posted by Scott Myers on September 17, 2018
Moving cost relies on several factors, such as the type of move, the amount of furniture, the weight of cargo, and the number of movers. If you are using a moving company, you can expect to pay anywhere from around $1,500 to $15,000 when moving cross country. The difference in...
How to Calculate a Linear Foot for Freight Moving
Posted by Myles Compton on December 3, 2020
For some cross-country long-distance moves and international shipments, it can be very efficient to use a freight trailer to get things from A to B. And with these freight moves, the linear foot is the standard for calculating rates. An often overlooked method of moving,...
The Top 5 Moving and Storage Container Companies
Posted by Katherine Broome on December 16, 2020
While moving, you may find yourself in need of a portable storage unit or moving containers. It is important to find the most convenient, secure, and cost-efficient self-storage company for you. These units were originally designed out of weatherproof steel to carry goods...
How to Avoid Making Corporate Relocation Mistakes
Posted by Staff Writer on October 17, 2018
Rural and urban areas are very different from each other. The country side is open with a simplicity sense while the big city life is fast paced and more complex . Sometimes after trying a certin lifestyle, you realize that it is not right for you and need to try something...
How to Emotionally Prepare for a Long Distance Move
Posted by Nicole La Capria on May 21, 2013
While moving to a brand-new, far-off place can be thrilling, it can also be frightening and unnerving. Change is difficult for many people to accept, and uprooting your entire life to begin anew in a foreign city or state can be quite staggering. If you are preparing to embark on...