3 essential tips for your next move
Moving cities takes some planning and prep no matter where you're going to or from.
To help take some of the stress out of the task, we've compiled these three essential moving tips for you.
Tell all your service providers
Have you ever moved houses, towns or cities without telling your insurance, energy, water, or internet provider? This can quickly become a drama that nobody has time for.
Before you make a move, go through all your services, such as phone, electricity, internet - and any others you might have - and make sure they're cancelled or aware you are transferring to a new address.
This is a major! You don't want to end up being charged for services you're not using.
Make a list of all the items you're moving. If you need to use a moving service, don't opt for simply the first one you see.
Check out a few different websites to find quality movers for the best price.
You don't want to spend a fortune, but you also want to make sure your belongings will be safely transported to your accommodation in your new city.
"Are you moving cities? Then you'll want to know these three essential moving tips."
Sort your storage
Come moving day you don't want to realise you have all sorts of things you can't take with you without a place to put them.
Well before your move, make sure you take stock of all your belongings and find somewhere you can put anything you aren't taking with you. The houses of family and friends, or professional storage units, are all viable options.
If you are changing the location of any valuable items, make sure you check your insurance policy on them still applies. A change in location may affect any claims you make on an object if the insurance company wasn't aware of it.