simple reminder hints from 3 months before your move to
the week before the big day. They’ll ensure you and your
family are prepared and relaxed and that everything runs
3 Months before your move:
- Inventoried the long term storage areas in your home
(e.g. Loft, Garage)
- Made provisions for prohibited items?
- Made suitable arrangements for your pets?
- Decided whether or not you are taking your car?
2 Months before your move:
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
Started to round up passports, birth/marriage certificates
and other family documentation?
Checked that electrical goods will work in your new home?
6 weeks before your move:
Separated favorite toys?
Made sure your pet's vaccinations are up to date?
Arranged for mail to be forwarded?
Decided whether or not to buy any new household goods
-check tax refunds.
1 Month before your move:
------- Chosen your moving company and signed the
Decided which clothes travel with you?
Started to dismantle climbing frames/garden furniture?
Agreed an insurance value and terms with your mover?
Made arrangements of connection of services at your new
Returning library books.
Canceled milk, newspapers, subscriptions.
1 week before your move:
Defrosted the refrigerator/freezer
Planned simple meals for moving day to avoid using
Separated luggage items you need for personal travel.
Cleaned garden tools, bicycles and any other gardening
Emptied the tanks of powered tools such as mowers.
Checked you have enough medication for at least two weeks,
and ensure you have copies of any necessary prescriptions
for use at destination.
Collected travelers checks or local currency.
Arranged for someone to look after the children on moving