Tip # 258 Ensure your possessions are insured for transit. Most moving companies provide this but check what it covers and whether there are exclusions. For example, anything you pack may not be covered by the moving firm's insurance. And if you are planning to transport any precious items yourself, check that these are covered when in transit by your contents insurance.
Tip # 364 Two weeks before moving day: Change your deal with with banks, monetary institutions, and insurance companies and for newspaper/magazine subscriptions.
Tip # 1410 Transfer or set up utilities. Switch services from your outdated to new home, akin to phone, web, pay TV, electrical energy, and gas. Bear in mind to depart a buffer when transferring services.