49 Days to Summer – Preparing to move

If you’re looking for resources that will help you when preparing to move, you’ve come to the right place. Learn tips, tricks, and smart advice about every aspect of relocation, from packing to pricing. Bekins Van Lines would like to present our new series entitled: “49 Days to Summer –… Continue reading.

What Is a Delivery Spread?

A delivery spread is an agreed upon window of days that you will reach with your Bekins agent when drawing up your Bill of Lading. You will be expected to be available to accept delivery during those days or have someone available on your behalf. What Makes Up Moving Delivery… Continue reading.

What is S.I.T.?

During your move, you will be given a date or spread of dates when you will be expected to be able to accept delivery of your items. But what if you cannot or do not want to accept delivery during those dates? What if you want to take this move… Continue reading.

Moving Into a Furnished Apartment?

Now is about the time when the young academics of our nation start heading back to college. Let’s say you are helping Johnny Jr. move into his new apartment. You were able to find the perfect place in a quiet neighborhood close to campus and at the perfect rate. Not… Continue reading.

Bekins Moving Checklist

Moving can be a hectic process for anyone. It’s times like these that a checklist would help bring things into perspective. But who has the time to make a checklist that encompasses nearly every aspect of a household move from beginning to end? It certainly would be great if someone… Continue reading.

What Not to Move

Even in a perfect move, there are things you will want to take yourself or not at all. There are the obvious things that are oftentimes prohibited by law and common sense, such as explosives and noxious chemicals. A good rule of thumb for this category is to ask yourself,… Continue reading.

Bekins “No Excuse Price” is the Best Option When Moving

A Bekins customer recently wrote the Cedar Rapids Better Business Bureau to praise Bekins agent Stannard Relocations about the exceptional service they received on the move from Belle Plaine, IA to Colorado and to commend Bekins for their “No Excuse Price” guaranteed price option. This important pricing choice worked in his favor.  Reverend Campbell stated, “…I cannot… Continue reading.