Celebrating a holiday usually entails throwing a festive get together with friends and family. Unfortunately, if you are moving during a holiday, then celebrating might be one of the last things on your mind, especially if it is the first time you are ever moving during a holiday. There are some tips though that you can follow to enjoy a less stressful holiday moving experience. Today, the trusted residential movers at Bekins of South Florida will go over some great tips for moving during a holiday.
Avoid Procrastinating & Start Packing
An important thing to remember when you are planning a move during a holiday is to make sure to schedule your move ahead of time. Doing so will give the opportunity to get a pricing quote as well as book a day for your move to be completed. If you don’t schedule your move in advance, then you might run into issues with moving companies such as:
- Employees Requesting Time Off
- Companies Being Closed
- Schedules Being Booked Up
In addition to early scheduling, you should also begin packing as soon as possible. You can do it yourself, or if you’d rather someone else do it, then consider hiring a team of local or long-distance movers to pack them for you. Getting ahead of packing frees up more time to do other things during a holiday.
Host Celebrations Elsewhere
Moving during a holiday means your home will likely show signs of preparing for a move. From boxes lying around to an emptier feeling in your home, it is not the best place to host a festive gathering for a holiday celebration. If you still want to host a celebration, consider hosting them at another location that provides a more festive atmosphere.
Donate & Label Items
To free up space consider donating or giving away any items you no longer need. As you start packing, you may start seeing some items that you don’t use and can just increase your moving costs. Consider donating them or giving them away to:
Once any excess items have been donated or given away, you can begin packing. To ease the transition when moving into your new home, you should label your boxes based on the items that are in there. This way, you can immediately identify what goes where in your new home.
Ship Items To Your New Home
During a holiday, it can be tempting to purchase new items catered to it or just new items in general. This isn’t the best idea though if you are planning on moving during a holiday. Moving costs can go up because of the amount of items you have, so if you want to save some money, hold off on any purchases or have them shipped to your new home.
Spend More Time Celebrating Instead Of Moving
Moving during a holiday doesn’t have to be a stressful experience with our holiday moving tips here at Bekins of South Florida. With these tips, you can free up more time to celebrate a holiday with your friends and family.
Bekins of South Florida is here to help you with your moving needs around holidays and throughout the year. Contact us today to learn more about our services.
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