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The Pros and Cons of DIY Moving vs. Hiring Professionals

One of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is whether to do the move yourself or hire professional movers. Both options have advantages and disadvantages, and the decision is heavily influenced by your circumstances, budget, and personal preferences. DIY Moving Pros: Cost Savings: Without a doubt, one of the most significant benefits of DIY moving is cost savings. You can potentially save money on labour costs if you handle the move yourself. You won’t have to pay for professional movers, and you can look into less expensive transportation options like renting a truck. Control: When you move yourself,

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Save Time and Energy: How a Moving Company Simplifies Your Relocation

Moving is usually seen as a daunting and time-consuming task that most of us don’t exactly look forward to. But what if I told you there’s a solution that can turn your relocation into a stress-free experience? Let’s discover the benefits of hiring a professional moving company to make your transition effortless, allowing you to save precious time and energy. Time Management Good time management becomes critical when planning a relocation. Here’s how our knowledge can help you make the most of your time: Precise Planning: Moving companies possess impeccable planning skills. Their team of specialists is equipped with years

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Cholmondeley Childrens Charity Golf Tournament

The Moving Company proudly participated in the Cholmondeley’s 32nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Templeton Golf Club in Christchurch last week. Cholmondeley Children’s Centre provides short-term planned and emergency respite care for children ages 3-12 years. Cholmondeley is the only community-based children’s respite care and education centre in New Zealand, with over 500 children staying at the centre each year. The Cholmondeley Golf Tournament was a fantastic afternoon of golf enjoyed by all. Our team’s efforts secured a 4th place finish in the Ambrose teams event, missing out on 3rd place by only 0.5 points. It was an honour

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Why Move from New Zealand to Canberra? Living Costs and Tips

If you’re a New Zealander thinking about relocating, you’ve probably considered a variety of locations, each with their own distinct appeal. Canberra, Australia’s capital city, is one destination that may not be on everyone’s radar but needs to be. Life Quality: Canberra is frequently referred to as the “Bush Capital” for good reason. Being surrounded by stunning natural features including parks, reserves, and Lake Burley Gryphon gives locals the ability to pursue an active lifestyle in the middle of tranquil nature. Canberra’s magnificent outdoors beckon, whether you like to go hiking, cycling, picnicking, or just take leisurely strolls. The city

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What to Expect When Shipping Your Belongings Overseas

Shipping your belongings overseas is an essential process, whether you’re relocating for employment, going on an exciting new experience, or moving to be closer to family members in another country.  It is critical to be well-informed and prepared regarding service options and other aspects of an overseas relocation. There are many service options for your move, depending on your timing, needs, and budget: Your Own Exclusive Container: This option allows you to use a 20 or 40-foot shipping container exclusively. Your products can frequently be loaded and sealed at your home and sent directly to the port. This direct service

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Moving to Europe: A Step-by-Step Guide to International Relocation

Moving to Europe: The Complete Guide Are you thinking about planning the exciting move to Europe? We recognise the significance of this move, and we’re here to help you through it with professional insights, our expert advice, lesser-known facts, and crucial information about moving overseas. Whether you’re relocating for employment, school, or a new chapter in your life, our thorough step-by-step guide will help you manage every element of your move. Step 1: Research and Preparation Before you even start packing, thorough research is essential. It is crucial to become familiar with visa and residence regulations, healthcare systems, and other

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Moving Overseas

Mistakes to Avoid When Moving Overseas Moving abroad is exciting, but it is not without its obstacles. It is crucial to avoid making certain typical blunders when relocating abroad. In this article, we’ll go over these mistakes and present practical answers to frequent concerns. Underestimating the Logistics The international relocation process requires a few logistics that frequently take people off guard. When immigration laws, shipping documentation, and transportation difficulties are underestimated, they can result in delays, unanticipated charges, and an increase in stress levels. Solution: Overcome these difficulties by choosing the help of a reputable international moving company. Their experts

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Top 5 Australian Cities to Kickstart Your Career

Are you looking for an affordable and exciting Australian city to start your new life? While Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane are frequently in the spotlight, there are lesser-known places that offer unique options and a reduced cost of living. In this blog post, we’ll look at overlooked Australian cities that merit your attention. These cities not only provide low-cost living options, but also numerous career opportunities and opportunities for advancement. So, let’s dive in and discover these hidden beauties while also sharing some suggestions on obtaining jobs and seizing opportunities in each city. Imagine the thrill of beginning a new

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Safe and Secure: The Best Suburbs for Families in New Zealand

Safety is a must-have while looking for the best location to raise a family. Thankfully, New Zealand is renowned for its dedication to upholding safe and welcoming environments for families. In this blog post, we’ll examine the safest suburbs in New Zealand that provide parents with peace of mind and a loving environment for kids. We’ll discuss the best locations in New Zealand that offer a secure sanctuary for your loved ones, from low crime rates to well-kept public spaces. Get ready to explore New Zealand’s safest neighbourhoods and locate the ideal area for your family to live. What are

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The Moving Company Wins Silver Omni Award

We’re thrilled to share The Moving Company is an OMNI winner for export business in 2022. OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) recently held a conference in Vietnam where The Moving Company was recognised and received a silver award for the tonnage improvers category, for an improvement of 26% over our 2021 International Shipments. Export shipping is a core business focus, and our team has been exceptional in this area providing competitive removal and storage services internationally. It was a proud moment for The Moving Company to be an OMNI Silver Winner when up against the world’s leading international moving companies

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