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Peak Moving Season 2021: Tips & Guide

This summer’s moving season has been challenging. We’re here to help, in every way we can.

Book Your Move Early

The summer 2021 moving season has seen limited mover availability and longer delivery times in some areas of the country. Rest assured, we are working hard to move your belongings as soon as we can. We also want to help you navigate things in the meantime so that your move is streamlined and stress-free. 
Our best advice is to book your late summer move as soon as possible so your desired load (or move) date is available. Here are some tips and advice from our moving professionals that can help simplify the moving process. 

  • How Early In Advance Should I Hire Movers?

    Giving us notice well in advance lets us more efficiently plan and manage everything around your relocation and helps us put time on your side. Learn more about booking your specific move type. 

  • What To Do When You Can't Book Your Preferred Move Date?

    During this year’s summer moving season, flexibility — and booking early — is key. If that’s simply not an option and you know you want a full-service move, consider this advice from our experts. 

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The Ultimate Moving Checklist

We can help you get organized for your move eight weeks in advance. Check out our comprehensive checklist to streamline and simplify the tasks at hand.

Learn More

What's to Pack and Bring With You

We’ve created some suggestions to help you plan moving boxes that should travel with you. The purpose of these boxes is to have what you need where you can easily get to it, when you need it, especially if you and your family arrive at your new home before the movers and your other shipments arrive.

Pack First Night Moving Boxes

How to Manage Moving Stress

Moving isn’t easy. Read about ways to manage the process while maintaining your well-being — even in the midst of challenging times.  

Manage Moving Stress

Questions About Moving During COVID-19

As we continue to recover from the COVID-19 outbreak, if you are planning a move with a professional moving company, you may want to consider some additional actions to help support a safe move.

Moving In COVID-19 FAQs