Moving Tips

April 22, 2020

How to Make the Most of Your Lump Sum Relocation Allowance

If you’re moving abroad for work, the chances are you’ll have been provided with a lump sum relocation allowance. This is effectively a budget provided by […]
March 25, 2020

How to Use This Time to Prepare For Your Move

It would be pretty naive of us to share with you some of the emigration tips to the incredible countries we ship to at the moment. […]
February 10, 2020

The Pros and Cons of Moving Abroad

For most, moving abroad is something which will take a lot of time and consideration. Whilst we may wish we could up and leave, there may […]
November 14, 2019

Moving to New Zealand: How to move to the other side of the world

It feels as if the spotlight has turned on New Zealand in recent years, and for good reason. The country is notoriously safe, has one of […]
November 11, 2019

How to Make Moving Less Stressful

The honest truth is, moving anywhere adds a lot to your plate. The A-Z of moving is usually expensive and time-consuming, but it’s also extremely exciting. […]
October 4, 2019

Moving to Italy: Everything you need to know

Maybe you’re being transferred for your job, or maybe you’ve just always dreamed about the land of pizza, pasta and parmesan cheese (understandably). Either way, you’re […]
August 8, 2018

10 tips for packing your own shipping container when moving overseas.

  You need to do an accurate packing list, listing all items. We have an app for that! Have this completed before loading. Use the UPakWeShip […]
May 16, 2018

How do I get international moving quotes?

  If you work for a large corporation then the international relocation division will have this all taken care of for you. For all those that […]
March 13, 2017

Moving to the UK? New Customs Procedures

As of April 1st (very apt) UK Customs will no longer accept the C3 UK Customs form to obtain duty free entry of your household items […]
February 22, 2017

Don’t Move Overseas without it.

Before relocating overseas and thinking about getting quotes from international moving companies to ship your things, take a look at UPakWeShip’s Rate Mate. Rate mate gives […]
January 30, 2017

Here’s an idea when moving overseas……

This is an email from one of our happy shippers! Just an interesting thing. Since I am a 3D artist, we thought, we don’t have to […]
December 7, 2016

Top 10 tips for DIY Moving.

   The ever so slightly famous International Moving Doctor recently moved and thought he would share some top moving tips based on his recent experience.   […]
October 9, 2016
Moving Overseas In Bad Weather

Tips For Moving Overseas In Bad Weather

Sitting here in the sunshine well inland, having been evacuated from our coastal office in Charleston SC due to hurricane Mathew, I thought it would be […]
April 28, 2016
How Do I Know How Much Stuff I Have?

How Do I Know How Much Stuff I Have?

We hear this all the time so here are a few tips and tricks to help you figure out your shipping volume which is very important […]
February 24, 2016

Adult Bed Time Story

To Bed or Not? That is the question….. Nearly every day at UPakWeShip we get asked to quote on a shipment that is moving overseas of […]
January 25, 2016
Moving with UPakWeShip

Top Tip for expats moving to the USA East Coast during winter!

With all the snow around, it reminds me of our first winter storm when we moved from London to just outside of Baltimore MD. It was […]
December 22, 2015
International Movers 5 Questions

5 Not So Obvious Questions To Ask Your International Mover in the USA

Here are 5 questions you should ask your international mover that may not be on your radar when shipping a part load move overseas: Ask the […]
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