Moving Overseas

January 12, 2020

How to Best Spend Your Relocation Allowance

When moving overseas for work, your employer will likely give you a relocation allowance. A relocation allowance is a lump sum to cover the expenses of […]
December 13, 2019

How Will Brexit Impact Americans Moving to the UK/EU

It’s fair to say the UK is currently quaking under its landmark general election last night. But whatever you think of the new Prime Minister, it’s […]
November 18, 2019

Moving to Portugal: Everything you need to know

Portugal has become a hotspot for both American and European expats, but it often remains a vacation-home destination, rather than a permanent residence. This makes Portugal […]
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. […]
November 5, 2019

How to Move to England: Brexit, Bangers and Bringing Football Home

Many Americans dream of moving across the pond to England, the home of The Beatles, Harry Potter, and the (disputable) best Christmas film, Love Actually. Never […]
October 25, 2019

How to Budget for Moving Abroad

One of the biggest considerations of moving abroad is the cost. Life on the other side of the world may sound like a dream, but is […]
October 17, 2019

Young, Free, Single and Moving Abroad

If there were a prize for moving abroad as a young, single adult, I think I may be in the running. Since turning 18, I’ve lived […]
October 16, 2019

Moving to France: Everything You Need to Know

Most of us dream of visiting the city of love, so it’s unsurprising that so many Americans decide to make the move more permanent. From the […]
October 14, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Moving Abroad

With a UK/US team who have lived in eight countries between us, we know a thing or two about moving abroad. Both personally, and professionally. When […]
October 9, 2019

How to Make Friends Overseas

One of the most daunting aspects of moving is not having a support system locally to you. Whether you’re moving 200 miles, 2000 miles or 20,0000 […]
October 7, 2019

How to choose an international moving company

They say moving is one of life’s most stressful experiences, but it definitely doesn’t need to be. With preparation, organization and a fantastic moving company on […]
October 3, 2019

The 5 Best European Cities for Expats

Even if you love the USA, most of us have dreamed about moving to Europe. The huge variety of cultures on your doorstep is a pull […]
October 1, 2019

Keeping it in the family

  Father and son (Mac & Pete) aka load master and forklift driver were making it happen at UPakWeShip Charleston SC today. Here you can see […]
January 16, 2019
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International Moving during a government shutdown

We are pleased to confirm that so far at UPakWeShip, there have been no problems or delays due to this situation. Hopefully everything gets back to […]
November 9, 2018

Houston, we have no problem

  We just received this email from Karen. Just wanted to let you know how patient and wonderful Whitney has been. We called her more times […]
October 19, 2018

International Moving Tip. How to technically ship a Mattress for FREE with UPakWeShip.

At UPakWeShip, we get many people moving overseas wanting to ship a load of boxes and a mattress. I  understand you don’t want to sleep on […]