We recommend putting aside essential articles in a “Trip Kit.” The kit, usually made of a moving box small enough for you to take with you to your new home, acts as a collection point for important papers and necessary items that should not be boxed up during the busy sorting and packing process.
For more moving advice, including how to choose a professional mover, tips for moving with a baby, or tips for a job-related move, visit Mayflower’s Moving Tips page.
Weekly Moving Reminders
Visit the Mayflower website for a handy Moving Checklist and rest assured that your move will be smooth and stress free. Or, sign up for our weekly e-mail reminders and Mayflower will e-mail each week up to eight weeks prior to your move.
Top 10 Most Forgotten Items
Remembering the “out of sight, out of mind” objects increases your success in moving all of your belongings. We suggest adding the 10 most forgotten items to your preparation list.
Pack as much or as little as you want.
We can to do the whole job, or just the parts you want us to.
If you decide to handle some of the packing, use Mayflower’s packing tips to help the process go smoothly.
Need packing supplies? We’ve got you covered. Contact us.
Moving Non-Allowables List
Before your possessions are packed and loaded, it’s important that you understand which items cannot be shipped because they represent a hazard or are perishable. Mayflower provides a list of some common non-allowable items.