Pack Separately Checklist

Some things need to be set aside in a move because they are unsafe for moving transport and others because they are convenient to have handy for your own comfort.

Keep Your Valuables Close

This list covers the things that are priceless or irreplaceable to you, regardless of their monetary value. We suggest the items listed here are best kept with you in your personal vehicle during your move, if for no other reason than your own peace of mind. 

What to pack separately in a move:

  • Airline tickets
  • Car titles
  • Checkbooks
  • Contact information
  • Computer data files / backup hard drives
  • Documents for your new home
  • Financial documents
  • Family photos and videos
  • Insurance policies
  • Jewelry and furs
  • Keys
  • Laptop and tablet computers
  • Medical, dental and veterinarian records
  • Money
  • Moving company forms and documents
  • Prescription medicine
  • PDAs/phones and chargers
  • Professional files and research
  • School records 

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Keep Some Items Separate

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