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Moving Checklist

Moving checklists take a great deal of strain and anxiety out of a relocation. AAA Movers offers the following moving checklist that is designed to get you into your new location with the least amount of stress.

Two Months Prior to Moving Day

  • Sort and purge your belongings. Go room by room and decide what you will keep and what will be donated or tossed.
  • Research moving companies, requesting quotes and comparing services.
  • Create a moving binder to keep track of everything sensitive to your relocation.
  • Organise school records.

One Month Prior to Moving Day

  • Choose your mover and confirm your arrangements.
  • Start your packing.
  • Label all boxes clearly, including the contents of each box and the room it is destined for.
  • Separate valuable. Important documents and jewelry should be kept in a safe box that you personally transport.
  • Submit your change of address.
  • Notify important parties like your banks, employer’s human resources department, newspaper and magazine subscriptions, brokerage firms, credit card companies, utility companies and insurance companies of your new address.
  • Forward medical records. Arrange to have all medical records sent to your new health care providers.

Two Weeks Prior to Your Moving Day

  • Arrange to take the day off work.
  • Tune up your vehicle.
  • Clean out your safe deposit box.
  • Contact your moving company to reconfirm your arrangements.
  • One Week Prior to Moving Day
  • Refill any prescriptions.
  • Pack your suitcases.

A Few Days Prior to Moving Day

  • Defrost the freezer.
  • Confirm the details of your move.
  • Plan your payment for your moving company.

Moving Day

  • Verify the date and time with your moving company and provide them with any cell phone numbers and address, confirming they have the right directions to your new home.
  • Take an inventory. Prior to the movers leaving, sign the bill of lading with a complete inventory.

Contact Us Today

For more information on relocations or to book a relocation, contact AAA Movers at the number below.

Call us at 1300 727 115