|One Month Before Moving|
One To Two Weeks Before Moving
On Moving Day
After Arriving At New Home
Change of Address Checklist
- Use this form to make sure all your friends, family and business associates
have your new address. Also use it to note the phone numbers of your new
utility companies, insurance agents and other organizations in your new
|A Couple Of Weeks Before You Move|
A Week Before Your Move
The Day Before Your Move
On The Day Of Your Move
|Following are tips for moving your pets to their new home.|
Cats and Dogs
Cats and dogs can be taken in your car. If so, remember to take along the following items:
Animals can get car-sick and will require frequent stops along the way. Also, check ahead to see if the hotel where you are staying allows pets. Depending on the animal's temperament and size, it might be better to have it shipped by air. Be sure to check if your destination has any local requirements or restrictions on animals.
To have your pet shipped by air, make sure someone can meet your pet at the destination airport and take care of it until you arrive. A kennel can do this for you and keep your pet until you have completed your move, if necessary.
If you are flying to your new destination, your cat or dog can ride in the baggage compartment. You may need the following items:
Hamsters, birds and other small animals can easily be transported in your car. To help keep the animals calm and quiet, cover cages with a cloth. Also, make sure they have food and water available.
It can be very impractical and risky to move fish. Check with your local pet store for recommendations on moving your specific type of fish.
|Consumer complaints against moving companies have been rising. Following
are some tips that can help your move go smoothly.|
|Following are some general suggestions to help you protect the environment
before, during and after your move|
Automobile & Traveling