Relocating anywhere can be a stressful experience but in Australia, because of its size, it can probably be an even more stressful experience, especially if you are relocating to a different state. None of us probably have much if any experience in relocating and so may not realize just how stressful it can be if you do not organize your move carefully. Fortunately we do not have to organize the move alone as we could opt to use a professional removal company like We Move Australia that has plenty of experience with locating people interstate and so can offer us advice. These companies are well aware of all the difficulties that there can be with travelling from one state to another and they are also experienced in packing and loading their trucks and so can even offer assistance with that too. Sometimes the removal company may have packaging materials you can use but if not, they can advise you as to exactly what you will need.
Finding a reliable removal company, taking inventory of what needs to move, packing and loading your belongings are perhaps the most important aspects of relocating but other things can also stress you out, like finding a new school for the kids. There is no doubt though that with a reliable removal company, most of your stress will vanish, providing you work with them and co-operate one with the other. For instance, one of the main problems people have when moving interstate is being at home to load the truck and then also meeting it at their new home. You and the removal company would have agreed on a time that the truck will reach and be ready for off-loading but they will not off-load it if you are not there. It is therefore important to make sure that the driver has all your contact numbers and that you have theirs. If you are going to be a couple of hours late, they may charge extra but await your arrival. If however they hear nothing from you, they will find a local storage facility in which to drop your stuff.
When you do eventually arrive at your new home and realize you have missed the truck, you will have to call the company to ascertain which storage facility your belongings have been left with. It will then of course be your responsibility to pay any storage fees and find a truck to bring the belongings to your home. To avoid this from happening to you and you finding yourself with additional charges you hadn’t expected, you should try and arrange for a family member to have gone ahead to ensure the truck was met by someone you can trust. Another option that some people choose is to have their car transported to the new home whilst you beat both the removal truck and the car transporter, by using private transport. Although this may at first seem expensive, you will save wear and tear on the car, gas fees and also possible extra storage fees.