Moving to Spain can be be a stressful experience, thus you need a checklist that will contain the most important tasks you need to accomplish to ensure a smooth move. Make sure you follow your removal checklist in a timely manner.
Six Weeks before You Move
Six weeks before your moving day, you may want to sit down with all your necessary documents and sort them out according to importance. Be sure that your moving company is well informed with what they have to do. It can become difficult to book a removal company so make sure you book early.
It would also be a good idea if you call your insurance company and check with them if everything is in order for your local / international move.
Buy enough boxes to help you organize your things. Most removal companies offer storage boxes you can use. It is important that you label these boxes so as not to get confused during unpacking.
Carefully foresee where you will be putting your things when you arrive at your new home. Be certain that you won’t forget anything. Check your old house if everything has been transported. Check your garage, basement etc if something was left.
Also do not forget your subscriptions redirected to your new address. You may need to contact each of your magazine, and newspaper subscriptions to inform them of your new address. Also, if you are moving internationally, you may want to make sure all your required travel documents are already arranged. You do not want to encounter any problems with your passport and visa when traveling.
One Week before You Move
Create a removal checklist that involves everything you have to do one week before your move. You may want to cancel any kind of deliveries you receive on a regular basis. This may include internet, phone, and electricity services. Also, make certain that you know your way in your new neighborhood to be able to your removal company accurately.
Two Days before You Move
If It is two day before your move, be certain that your finances are all prepared for the move and be sure that the vehicles are all well-inspected. Pack your things into different boxes before the movers come to your home. Steer away all items that may be in the way of the mover.
On the Day of your Move
On the day of your move, take it easy. Remember that even though you have prepared your checklist, you still have to be very careful when leaving your home. Be certain that all your important items are with you in the car. Do not let the movers keep your documents and personal items, you should have it with you.
You may also want to clean your former house to make it look presentable to the new occupants. Turn of all electricity, lock up the house tightly and keep your removal list checklist just within your reach. If you are able to accomplish these things, moving will be very easy for you and not a single stress will make its way to you.
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