Moving Guide

Off-season Moves Offer More Options

| Moving Tips | Gerry Clark

Summer months are to interstate moving what rush hour is to city traffic: busy, busy and more busy. By comparison, relocating September through April feels like a comfortable cruise in the country. Why are May, June, July and August the busiest moving months? Simple. Reliable weather plus school vacation add…

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Cut Stress Using Our Moving Preparation Tips

| Moving Tips | Gerry Clark

Want to ensure a stress-free moving day? Organize! Use National Van Lines’ tips for maximizing your move. This 50-item checklist for moving cross country goes a long way to helping you realize an enjoyable long-distance moving experience. PRE-PACKING Hold a garage sale before you start packing. Remember, you can hire…

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Banned Together: Cargo We Can’t Carry

| Moving Tips | Gerry Clark

“Unmovable” traditionally means rigid or inflexible. At National Van Lines, we’ve adapted the term to cover things we just can’t transport. Legally speaking, our hands are tied when it comes to putting certain belongings inside our big rigs and embarking on interstate moves. When you consider the following items, you’ll…

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Did You Move to a Haunted House?

| Holiday Fun | Gerry Clark

We’ve all seen TV shows or movies in which someone must spend a night alone in a creepy old house to win a bet or qualify for a wealthy relative’s inheritance. Eerie sounds and otherworldly apparitions—real, imagined or bogus—often greet the visitor as he tries to endure the evening, make…

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