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Moving alone to a big city doesn’t have to be scary when you know where to turn.

How to Handle Moving to a Big City Alone

Filled with endless possibilities and excitement, we offer some big city moving tips that will make you feel more like Carrie Bradshaw than Little Orphan Annie.

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Rejoice that your belongings have arrived safely by using our moving tips.

20 Bekins Kelowna Moving Tips to Make Your Life Easier

New roof over your head? Take a look at our moving checklist and deck your halls, walls and rooms with these essential household items.

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Make sure your potential roommate is compatible with your needs and wants before you start packing and moving in.

How to Screen a New Roommate, Before Moving In Together

Roommate wanted: We look at ways to vet potential roommates before moving in, so you can live happily together.

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Show your pet some love by protecting it when in transit with our moving tips.

Moving Tips: How to Move Safely with Unique Pets

Wondering how you are going to move with your pet snake, budgie, tarantula, or goldfish? Read our moving tips on how to safely move with unique and exotic pets.

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Keep your cool while moving house in summer by using our moving checklist.

Moving Checklist: Do’s and Don’ts on Staying Cool During a Big Move

This Okanagan heat can stifle even the coolest customer! Don’t sweat it. Use our moving checklist of 5 things to do and 5 things not to do when moving in the middle of summer.

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Find out how many boxes are needed for a typical commercial and residential move.

What’s the Difference Between a Residential and Commercial Move?

Who, What, When. Amount of boxes needed. We crunch the numbers so you can be prepared when hiring either residential or commercial movers

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Our local moving company in Kelowna offers numerous payment options for our local moving and DIY local moving services. This includes certified cheque, Visa, Mastercard, Visa debit, or Mastercard Debit.


Bekins dispatch will call and/or email you your Bekins Moving crew's arrival time three (3) business days before the service date(s).

Yes, for a price, we can provide materials and boxes. Bekins Kelowna carries a complete line of high-quality, competitively priced packing supplies, including specialty packing cartons for mirrors, TVs, and more. Contact us if you have additional questions.


Any items that are not packed into cartons may be wrapped in furniture pads/blankets by our professional moving staff to ensure they are protected.


Before our professional moving crew provides any packing and/or moving services, the floors will be protected with floor runners.

As we do not accept liability for damage to your plants, we ask that you move all houseplants yourself.

Take pictures and document the damage on the work order with your Bekins’ crew leader. Please also notify Bekins’ head office of the damage once your move has been completed.

Liquids can freeze and/or explode due to temperature and should be moved by yourself. Bekins Moving & Storage Kelowna does not accept any liability for liquids damaged in any way or for any damage caused by your liquids to other items.