International Moving: What to Know Before Moving Abroad

Congratulations! You’ve gotten that perfect job in another country, you’ve decided to study a foreign language in the region where it’s spoken or maybe you’re just finally satisfying your desire to see more of the world. Whatever the reason, you’re moving abroad. It’s a dream come true. Don’t let it become a nightmare because you [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|

Moving Pets to a New Home: How to Reduce the Stress

If you’re moving, don’t make your pets an afterthought. Think about how you’re traveling and whether your pets can travel the same way. If you’re driving, will you have room for them in the car? Will you be able to give them food, water and breaks along the way? If you’re flying, can the airline [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|

Moving Insurance Tip: What to Know Before You Move Your Kids to College

It probably seemed like this day would never come, but it’s almost here. Your child is moving out of the house and into a college dormitory. It’s a major transition for everyone, and there’s so much to do. Between the practical side of figuring out how organize the move and the emotional side of figuring [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|

Why We Love Self-Storage and Why Storage Insurance Matters

It’s a natural human instinct, storing things – and it means a lot, not to have to part with something valuable to you just because you’re not currently using it. The self-storage phenomenon started back in the 1960′s, when the first modern facilities opened their doors. Over the next 30 years, they started popping up [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|

Baby it’s Cold Outside!

Below are a few quick tips to help you minimize claims in frigid conditions. Pack your moving trucks with shovels and extra towels. Remind your team of cold weather driving and motor vehicle accident response best practices. Cover furniture and electronics with pads, covered by plastic so the pads don’t get wet. Over-communicate with your [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|

Avoid Moving Scams: How to Perform Your Own Due Diligence

Beware budget price movers! It’s a pretty common scam, a company will undercut the competition by an attractive margin, and then attempt to coerce more money out of the customer before completing their services by holding goods hostage. But that isn’t the only reason you should watch out when hiring a moving company. In March [...]

By | July 8th, 2015|

Crazy International Shipping Laws: Infographic

Today, we’re sharing a pretty interesting infographic that details 40 of the craziest international shipping laws out there. If you’re planning to ship a binoculars to Iraq; playing cards to Germany or a fishing pole into Iceland, this blog will save you a bunch of time and hassle! And don’t even think about sending nasal [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|

Five Things Not Covered by Standard Moving Insurance

You purchase moving insurance because you care about your belongings. That said, it’s important to read your moving insurance policy’s terms and conditions before you buy because some things are simply not insurable. Below is a list of five things you can’t cover with moving insurance: 1. Jewelry. Neither your moving company nor your moving insurance [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|