Challenges of moving long distance this spring

Are you planning on moving long distance this spring? If so, you’ve come to the right place to start your inconvenience-free relocation! Preferred Movers will help you get acquainted with the most frequent challenges that you might encounter during the move this spring. We’ll also help you overcome the challenges and have a successful relocation!

Challenges you might face when moving long distance this spring

It’s time to get ready for work – read about what problems you might be facing, and prepare to face those problems!

1) COVID restrictions

As this is the main theme of the 2020 and 2021, it’s not surprising that it can also affect moving long distance this spring. The COVID restrictions when moving long-distance can mean several things:

  • You’ll need to keep curfew in mind
  • Check what documents you’ll need in case the police stop you
  • There may be restrictions that affect your relocation, like restricted entry into some states if you’re moving from NH to MA, for example
  • The moving processes might take longer
  • The prices of moving services might be different
mover carrying a box
You have to keep in mind COVID restrictions in mind and follow the situation closely.

So, how can you get ahead of those problems? Simply by following the situation and getting well-informed about the restrictions. Talk to the moving company about your concerns, and see what the company’s experience was in the past few months. If there weren’t any problems – don’t overthink it. If there were, see how long ago that was happening.

2) Procurement of packing materials

Long-distance moving requires that you pack your items well. They’ll likely be transported by several vehicles, and even if not, they’ll be in the truck for a long time. Opt to get high-quality packing materials that will truly protect your belongings. You might have problems procuring packing materials due to closed stores, items out of stock, etc. Your best bet is to call long distance movers Massachusetts and see if you can rent or buy packing materials from them. That way, you also won’t have to worry about getting rid of them.

3) Deciding what stays and what goes

The next step to successfully moving long distance this spring is decluttering. This means that you should get rid of what you don’t use or need anymore. You can do that by either donating items or selling them. Opt to get rid of big, bulky items as those are usually the ones that you’ll get charged for the most.

box for moving long distance this spring
Moving long distance this spring might not be easy – start decluttering and packing as soon as you can.

4) Packing may be the hardest part of moving long distance this spring

Packing for a move is one of the, if not the, hardest parts of the relocation process. Due to COVID-19 you may not be able to invite friends and family over to help you pack, so the process will take longer. If you feel overwhelmed, get in touch with your close friends and family members. It’s important to take care of your mental health, as well as physical. Preferred Movers are always at your disposal – even during the time of the pandemic. Get in touch with us to see how we can help you handle moving long distance this spring!