Humboldt’s Moving Checklist

12 weeks before you move, have you ….

  •  Chosen your mover and signed the acceptance note?
  •  Sorted through basement, loft and garage?
  •  Resolved what to do with prohibited items?
  •  Made proper provision for pets?
  •  Decided whether or not you are taking your car?

10 weeks before your move, have you …. 

  •  Disposed of the things you don’t want to take?

8 weeks before you move, have you …

  •  Started to prepare your mailing list of people who need your change of address?
  •  Notified banks, savings accounts, credit card companies, magazine subscriptions, hire purchase and rental companies?
  •  Started to round up passports, birth/marriage certificates and other family documentation?
  •  Applied for any necessary visas?
  •  Checked that electrical goods will work in your new home?

6 weeks before you move, have you …

  •  Separated favorite toys?
  •  Made sure your pet’s vaccinations are up to date?
  •  Arranged for mail to be forwarded?
  •  Decided whether or not to buy any new household goods – check tax refunds.

4 weeks before you move, have you …

  •  Decided which clothes travel with you?
  •  Started to dismantle climbing frames/garden furniture?
  •  Agreed an insurance value and terms with your mover?
  •  Made arrangements of connection of services at your new home?
  •  Returning library books. 
  •  Canceled milk, newspapers, subscriptions. 
  •  Found new homes for your plants. 

7 days before your move, have you …

  •  Defrosted the refrigerator/freezer
  •  Planned simple meals for moving day to avoid using appliances. 
  •  Separated luggage items you need for personal travel.
  •  Cleaned garden tools, bicycles and any other gardening equipment. 
  •  Emptied the tanks of powered tools such as mowers.
  •  Checked you have enough medication for at least two weeks, and ensure you have copies of any necessary prescriptions for use at destination.
  •  Collected travelers checks or local currency. 
  •  Arranged for someone to look after the children on moving day.

Moving day.

  •  Relax

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