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The Complete Guide to Moving Out of State

Moving is a major life event and, no matter how exciting it may be, it comes with its fair share of stress. That stress can be even greater when it’s a long-distance move. The stakes seem a little higher when you are moving to an entirely different state and, if you’ve never done it before, you may not know what to expect. From the budget to the logistics, the Complete Guide to Moving Out of State has tips to get you started:

  • How To Move Out of State on a Budget
  • Shipping Boxes Out of State
  • Shipping Furniture Out of State
  • Best Way to Move Out of State
  • Tips for Moving Out of State
  • Moving Out of State Checklist
  • How Much Does it Cost to Move Out of State?
  • What To Do When You Move to A New State
  • What To Do Before Moving Out of State
  • How to Move to Another State Alone
  • Moving Out of State with Kids
  • How to Pack to Move Out of State
  • Downsizing to Move Out of State

Moving Out of State Guide

How To Move Out of State on a Budget

The best way to move out of state on a budget is to, well, create a budget. Get our advice for creating a moving budget in this guide. 

Shipping Boxes Out of State

Boxes are actually one of the easiest items to ship to another state. Read this guide to discover four shipping options. 

Shipping Furniture Out of State

Unpack how to move furniture to another state, including selecting a shipping method, preparing your furniture, and planning for delivery.

10 Tips for Moving Out of State

Make your long distance move a breeze with 10 of our best tips for moving out of state, from researching movers to packing up. 

Moving Out of State Checklist

The earlier you can start planning the better. Read our list of common essential tasks, broken down into the categories, to get started.

The Best Way to Move Out of State

The best way to move out of state will depend on factors such as your budget and timeline, your physical ability, and the amount of stuff to be moved.

What To Do When Your Move To A New State

In this guide, we’ll help you build out critical to-do lists, covering everything before, during, and after you move out of state. 

How Much Does It Cost To Move To A New State?

In this section of the Complete Guide to Moving Out of State, we’ll talk about the many costs of making a long distance move.

How To Move Out of State Alone

Moving solo means you’re in charge of all the details, from planning logistics to packing up your life and unpacking at your new home. Read our simple 10-step guide to moving out of state alone.

Moving Out of State with Kids

Take a closer look at some of the most important things to consider when moving out of state with kids, including custody arrangements, packing challengings, changing schools, and more. 

How To Pack To Move Out of State

Get our advice for helping you pack your household to move, including decluttering tips, advice for staying organized throughout the entire packing process, and helpful checklists.

What To Do Before Moving Out of State

Get our advice for what to do before moving out of state to help make the transition as smooth as possible.

Downsizing To Move Out of State

Get tips on how to declutter and stay organized throughout the entire out of state moving process, how to downsize clothes, and more.