If you have a passion for arts, The University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) found in the state of Maine should be at the top of your list. It has been ranked by the US News and World Report for 16 consecutive years as one of the top schools in liberal arts. It also offers other competitive courses in other fields such as actuarial science. Are you planning to join UMF for the first time? Do you come from Maine but you study a long distance away and you want to come closer to home? You may have changed your major in your current university and you have realized UMF is popular at offering it. Whether you are moving to UMF for the first time, or from breaks after holidays, or moving away after changing or completing your course, moving is a daunting task. It can be more hectic if you have a lot of luggage to move with. A-1 Auto Transport is an auto transport company that offers you the best moving services to and from UMF.
Tips on how to make moving to or from UMF easier
Here are the tips that you can apply to make your moving much more fun.
- Start early preparations and planning: Get detailed information about on-campus housing at UMF early enough to determine whether you will choose to live inside or outside the campus. If you decide to live outside, search for rental houses available in the neighborhood such as Farmington and their rates. If you decide to hire movers, get and compare their quotes.
- Get in touch with your roommate: This is a key part of your preparation. If you are staying on-campus, get in touch with your roommate before you move. Plan to arrive on the same day so that you can discuss what to put inside and arrange the room together.
- Get your moving boxes ready: Once you decide what to carry, buy enough moving boxes.
- Pack smart: Start by packing the most essential items. If you are moving away from UMF, you may decide to leave what you don’t need or give out some of the items so that you only carry what is valuable and necessary.
- Move early: If the university can allow you to report earlier, go ahead. You don’t want to be caught in a mess where everyone is doing the same thing. Moving early means you will spend less, move with ease and under less pressure.
- Seek services from movers: Hiring a moving company that offers door to door moving service for students moves to and from UMF can make matters easier and fun for you. You will just sit back, relax and focus on other activities as they do everything for you.
Why you need a professional moving company for your university move
Here are the benefits of hiring a professional moving company.
- Saves your time: You leave everything to them to handle as you focus on other tasks.
- Safety is guaranteed: Accidents happen. Professional companies offer insurance and ensure that all your items are covered.
- Your items are packed, transported, unpacked or stored by an experienced team using the right equipment
- Less risks compared to when you do it yourself
- You get to save money because in the long run, you might end up spending more money if you move by yourself.
How to find the best university moving company
Visit Better Business Bureau to get details of the top-rated moving companies. Read the customers’ feedback and companies’ reviews.
Do a background check to confirm whether the company is insured or not. Also, confirm if their licenses are valid.
A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.
Our moving services
We offer a wide range of services to students who want to move to or from UMF. Some of them include:
- Full-service transport of all kinds of items from cars, books, pool table, furniture, among other items for UMF students moving within the country, state to state in the US or internationally.
- Moving consultancy or advice.
- Packing and unpacking assistance
Why A-1 Auto Transport Inc?
A-1 Auto Transport is a leader in providing moving services to and from UMF. We have a team of professionals that are familiar with and passionate about serving students moving to or from UMF. Our state-of-the-art trailers, trucks and motorcycles guarantee you safety. We offer insurance cover and satellite tracking to every student that chooses to move with us. Our rates are friendly to students because we are part of the UMF community.
Reach out to us
We are waiting to serve you anytime. Contact us on 888-509-3213 or visit our website on a1autotransport.com/services. Don’t forget to fill out the form at the top of the page.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.