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
weeks before your move, have you ….
Disposed of the things you don’t want to take?
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
Checked that electrical goods will work in
your new home?
6 weeks before you move, have you …
Separated favorites toys?
vaccinations are up to date?
Arranged for mail to be
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
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,
Found new homes for your plants.
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.
Collected travelers checks
or local currency.
Arranged for someone to look after the children
on moving day.
Obtain medical and dental records, x-rays and prescription histories. Ask doctor and dentist for referrals and transfer prescriptions.