Are you a student living on a shoestring? Or maybe a parent that is preparing to help your son or daughter embark on the biggest adventure of their lives? Whether you’re looking to move your belongings from home to Uni or student accommodation to private flats, you want it to be stress-free and affordable. Read on for our best tips for a cheap and cheerful student move:
- Find the perfect deal
Once you’ve found a removal company, start talking to them as soon as possible. Ask them for special offers for students. Best Van & Man always give discounted quotes on student moves – get in touch for further details. To save even more precious cash, consider grouping together with your friends. Not only with your move be cheaper but you’ll have lots of fun in the process.
- Preparation is everything
Moving day should be a joyous occasion, not of the most daunting days of your life! Even as a student it’s likely that you’ve accumulated a lot of belongings that you want to take with you. Ahead of your move, reserve plenty of sturdy cardboard boxes (strong enough for books!), bubblewrap, tape and permanent markers. Ask around on freecycle sites, student groups and even the University to see if you can get some for free.
Make sure you mark each box clearly with the contents and destination. This is especially important if you’re doing a group move. If you need help at any point, remember that your man and van team always are there to guide you!