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Travelling? Mobile Storage Is The Way To Go

Posted on June 23, 2022

We have storage options for your every need!

We have storage options for your every need!

If you are heading off on a long-term travel experience, renting a storage unit or mobile storage container might be the best option to save money while you are away. In addition to saving money, other benefits of having storage include keeping your items safe and secure, you don't need to rush back if you want to extend your trip, and you don't need to cover the cost of a residence if you don't need your belongings to stay in the place.

Know The Size You Need

Look at what you own to determine how much space you need. While going through your things, it's a great time to declutter and eliminate items you no longer need. Doing this will (again) save you money by not having to rent a bigger storage unit. Contact a moving services company near you to get a free quote

Packing Your Items

A little extra care is required when packing your items for long-term storage. Since these items will be stowed for an extended period, ensure nothing that can't handle being stored away is packed. If some of your items are sensitive to changing temperatures, consider renting a temperature-controlled storage unit. 

Additional Considerations

On top of finding the correct portable storage container and packing your items properly, there are a few other things to consider. Whether you are using storage for the short-term or long-term, we advise you get storage insurance. You have the option of storing the container on your property (or a friend’s) or on-site. Finally, ensure you have all the payments arranged for your storage container ahead of time. Storing/moving tip: set up an account with autopay so you don't have to worry about missing a payment!

Bekins Moving and Storage are the Okanagan experts in everything related to moving and storage. Contact us today to find out more about storage options, get moving tips, or see what their moving checklist includes.