Pack and Prep

Whether you decide to have Mayflower professionally pack your items for you or to take packing on yourself, below you can find everything you’ll need to know to begin packing and preparing for your move, including what supplies you’ll need, what things you cannot pack and best packing practices.

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A Day in the Life of a Move Coordinator

Get a firsthand glimpse into a typical day for one of our Move Coordinators — in her own words.   Move Coordinators are the amazing people who oversee the entire move
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Tips for Getting Through a Move During a Breakup or Divorce 

As the old song goes, “Breaking up is hard to do.” Ending a relationship is difficult – even more so when both former partners are in the process of dividing
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7 Tips for Moving During Winter

There’s a reason people move more during the summer: the weather. However, that’s not always possible — or desired.
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A Complete Guide for Moving to California

California at a Glance California is the place of legends. For one thing, the Golden State sees an average of 258 glorious days of sunny weather each year.
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How to Pack Your Car for a Cross-Country Move

Often, a long-distance move involves a road trip — here’s what you need to keep comfortable and safe when traveling from point A to point B.
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Tips for Using Pantry Items Before You Move

When you’re preparing to move, you’ll likely have food that needs to be used.
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What Food Banks Need – and How You Can Help

At some point in the kitchen packing process, you’ll look into your cupboards.
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Planning For Move Out

It’s finally here — moving day! You’ve done your due diligence throughout the move process, from decluttering your house to organizing and packing all your belongings.
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Tips for Moving Into a New Home

Congratulations on your new home! Moving into a new house can be an exciting time, but it can also bring its share of challenges if you don’t stay organized.
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Moving With Kids Tips: Your Guide For a Smooth Move With Children

Moving With Kids Tips: Your Guide For a Smooth Move With Children Moving with kids can be complicated, and can become an emotionally draining experience for all parties involved.
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Best Tips for Moving in Summer

For many families and college-aged students, relocating during the summer months is usually the most stressful time to move.
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This Moving Supplies Checklist Will Make Your Move So Much Easier

If you are beginning to pack for an upcoming move, make sure you don’t overlook one of the most important details — gathering the adequate moving supplies.
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