don’t forget to pack these common items

Don’t Forget to Pack These Common Items

Creating a Moving Checklist

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What are the Essential Items for the First Day?

On your first day, it's crucial to have a few first-day must-haves to start off on the right foot. Good organization is key, so bring a planner and a pen to jot down important information. Don't forget your ID or any necessary paperwork for a smooth first day experience. Comfortable shoes are also essential for navigating your new environment. Lastly, pack a positive attitude and an open mind for a successful first day.

Creating a Moving Checklist

Things to prepare

Once packing begins for an upcoming move, creating a moving checklist is important, as it will help to remain organized and ensure nothing gets forgotten. Listed below are some common items that often get forgotten during the packing process. These include: Valuables – If you have valuable jewelry, or other high value items, make sure they are packed and remain with you throughout the duration of the move. In some cases, it is common that items of value are stored in a different location, such as a safety deposit box. Medication – If you or any family members require medication, make sure to obtain enough to last until you are able to get a new prescription. Pack and keep them with you while your belongings are in transit. Documents – All personal records and documentation including: medical records, financial documents, bank and credit card statements, school records etc. should be packed and kept with you at all times. If you already have a destination address or somewhere secure where these can be sent, consider shipping them priority. Electronics – One very important item not to forget are chargers for commonly used electronics. Make sure to gather all chargers and cables. Having spare chargers and cables is advised. If moving internationally, make sure to have correct adapters for any country you will be in. notepad and pen

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Los Angeles
5698 Bandini Blvd B.
Bell, CA 90201
P: 888.860.7200 Ext. 102
San Francisco
2000 McKinnon Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
P: 888.860.7200 Ext. 135
New York
200 Murray Hill Pkwy,
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
P: 888.860.7200 Ext. 131

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Tuesday: 8am - 4pm
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Jan 5, 2024

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