It pays to save on a long-distance move when you can, since they tend to be an expensive endeavor.
So, youâre looking at a big, long--distance move and youâve started looking at the costs involved. Sobering, right? It isnât cheap to move anywhere â let alone a move cross-country, ...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
âContents may have shifted during shipping.â You see this warning on a box of cereal. Itâs not something you want happening to the stuff in packages that youâre shipping.
Shipping means entrusting your packages to a shipping and delivery service while moving them from Point A to P...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Just think of what youâll receive after a successful holiday move - a brand new, warm and cozy home. Such a gift!
For many Americans, December can be the busiest month on the calendar, because it is peak holiday season. Your work days may be full of extra obligations. Youâre likely to spen...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Moving smart starts with packing smart. Youâll seal the deal by labeling smart, too.
When it comes to your next big move, weâve already given you some smart ideas for where to get shipping boxes on the cheap. If you donât have a plan for labeling them smartly, though, it wonât ma...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Move with a plan and ace unpacking with speed and efficiency.
Moving into a new home can be simultaneously exciting and maddening, with the latter coming into play when you cannot find the things you need to stay on the task of unpacking and settling in - turning the new place into a home.
It is impo...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018
One thing is certain - if you are shipping or moving, you need boxes.
Of the various expenses that can pop up when planning a shipment or executing a move, buying boxes to package your stuff can become surprisingly expensive. You also never seem to have enough of them when you start packing up, leadi...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Thereâs value and then thereâs cheap. Understanding the difference can save you a lot of money.
Moving can be an expensive proposition. Between housing deposits, gas money, shipping costs, new items that need to be purchased and other expenses, the bills add up quickly. This can lead you to...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Tame the wild animal in yourself -as well as your pets- when moving cross country.
Many Busfreighter.com customers are moving from one part of the United States to another, a life event loaded with excitement as well as some anxiety. If youâre also relocating with a pet, the stress can increase ...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Long distance shipping the Busfreighter.com way can be of great assistance to someone looking at a big move.
If you are moving across a state or across the country, getting your stuff from point A to point B is likely one of your greatest concerns. Will I have to move all my stuff myself? What compa...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Get your bags where they need to go. Save yourself some hassle by shipping luggage ahead with Busfreighter.com and Greyhound Package Express.
Be it vacationing with family or work-related travel, getting your luggage to your destination and back seems to be an increasing struggle these days, and th...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
How do you make short work of a long-distance move over Labor Day weekend?
The traditional end of the summer season in the United States, Labor Day Weekend is a signal that change is in the air. The days are shorter, kids are returning to school and we pack up âsummerâ for another year, cl...Read Full Story
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018
Get that college trip moving by shipping cheap with Busfreighter.com.
Late summer is a time that sees literally millions of American students pack up and move to colleges and universities across the country. Here are some tips to make that move as seamless as possible.
What to take: If you or your s...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
How can you restart YOU? Moving to a new location and getting to know your new neighborhood are just the first steps.
Career move, desire for a different climate, getting closer to or further from family, just needing a change, finding your significant other â the reasons why 7 million American...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Think ahead to take some of the stress out of a long-distance move.
The stress of relocating cross-country, if left unchecked, can outweigh the excitement of a new adventure in your life. Whether youâre moving for a new job, a new (or old) love, to be closer to family (or farther away) or for an...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Long distance moves can be a challenge. Once you know where youâre going, the next step should be to decide which method to use - movers, rental truck or shipping.
Big households, full of furniture and the belongings typical for a family of three or more, are often limited to moving it all thems...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
An important step in the long-distance apartment move process is choosing the best method.
When you are moving a long distance away, you have three main options for getting your stuff from Point A to Point B - hiring 1) professional movers, 2) a rental truck or 3) a shipping company like Busfreighter...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Looking for a cheap way to move cross country? Start with Busfreighter.com.
Whether you run a business where success is dictated by online sales, you need to ship items for a one-time or seasonal relocation or are helping a student move to college, shipping costs are an important consideration. Busf...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Parents â limit the stress of your studentâs college move with help from Busfreighter.com.
Every year during spring and fall, thousands of families move students into and out of college residence halls and apartments across the country. How will you stay stress-free on moving day?
How Busfre...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018
In 1923, the term snowbirds is used to describe migrant workers who move south to work during winter months. Now, it describes retired people and others who flock to warmer locales like Florida, Texas, Arizona and California when the snow starts to fall. The average winter visitor (the preferred nic...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018
To keep costs down on a long-distance move, you must get creative. You can purge all your belongings and start over in a new location (harsh, but an option). You can move it all yourself (almost always leaves you exhausted and wishing you used option one). You can also tell your stuff to take the bu...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018
When most people think of weather-related issues affecting their shipments, they think of delivery delays. While this is the most common issue, Mother Nature can also wreak havoc on whatâs inside your package. Take steps to protect your shipments from every eventuality. Learn how to pack defens...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Are you frustrated with packing? Does the sight of cardboard boxes everywhere make you break out in a sweat? Let go of the anxiety! Make the most of your move with these handy tips and take control of your packing experience.
9 Tips for Easier Packing
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Long-distance moves often pose a problem for book lovers. Packing an extensive collection of hard and softcover texts is tough work and can be expensive. Learn how to protect your library on their cross-country journey by packing them efficiently.
Prepare to Move Your Books
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Summer traffic is gone, cooler temperatures are here, and the open road is calling. If you have been itching to take a road trip on your motorcycle this Fall, we have some great tips for you. Donât let packing logistics put the brakes on enjoying some of the scenic rides our country offers. I...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Whether you are grilling out over the Fourth of July or unwrapping presents at Christmas, holidays are a special time for families. Sometimes circumstances force you to relocate at the most inopportune times, like Thanksgiving and Christmas. If moving during the holidays has you blue, here are a f...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Relocating to a new city can be intimidating. You are leaving everything that is familiar and venturing off into the unknown. How much do you know about your new hometown? Here are some suggestions on how to acquaint yourself with your new neighborhood and the opportunities it offers. They will he...Read Full Story
Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017
Has airline travel lost its luster for you? If flying has you dreading baggage check-ins, sky-high luggage fees, and potentially lost bags, consider shipping ahead. Here are five reasons why you should lighten your load and re-think your travel routine.
1 - No Checked Baggage Fees
Most airlines ...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Are your kids leaving for college soon? Perhaps theyâve graduated and theyâre off to start a new life in another city. Before those feelings of loss start lingering and you come down with a case of Empty Nest Syndrome (ENS â itâs a thing), take charge of your new life! Here are...Read Full Story
Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017
Organizing and moving your family is a hectic job. There are so many things to do before the big day it is easy to overlook how it is affecting your family, especially your teen. Leaving the people and places they call home is very stressful. Here are some suggestions on how to help them make a sm...Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, August 2, 2017
For adults over 60, only a divorce or a spouseâs death is more stressful than moving out of their homes. Helping a senior downsize involves more than just sorting through possessions. Realize that these items symbolize a lifetime of memories and saying goodbye to them is uncomfortable for them....Read Full Story
Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Dealing with a life changing event like a death, divorce or job loss can be overwhelming. These events often require you to relocate during one of the most trying times in your life. The stress of moving, in addition to these events, can push you to your limit. Here are a few suggestions to help d...Read Full Story
Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Are you moving cross-country? Donât let the stress of packing wear you down. Busfreighter.com has put together some tips to keep you organized and ready for this next big adventure. If youâre a pro at planning long distance moves, share your advice in our comments. Weâd love to hear...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, July 6, 2017
Moving long distance to an apartment can be hectic and expensive. Busfreighter.com has some suggestions to guide you through the big move and hopefully save you money.
Do I Use Professional Movers, Rental Truck or Ship?
Decide how you want to move based on what you are moving and your budget. You can...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017
If you are headed home from college, preparing for a long distance move, let Busfreighter.com show you an inexpensive way to ship your stuff for less.
Instant Quote & Ordering
Why put yourself (or your parents) through a cross country road trip to get your stuff home from college every school year? Bu...Read Full Story
Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017