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If you are planning to look for greener pastures and are thinking of moving yourself there, you will need some professional help to do so, especially if you have a lot of things to take over there. Here are some suggestions on how you can find the perfect service, beginning with the easiest and most modern ways to the most old-fashioned ways of doing things:

Go Online and Search

Search engines are so good these days that you can find practically anything online from global moving companies to local ones. All you need to do is crawl through their websites and decide which one is the better option. Of course, time was when the best ones usually popped up on the first page so your choice was easier, but today companies pay special digital marketers to get their website onto the first page of search results in order to hook customers. So don’t feel shy about trawling through a few pages. Make sure you select a company that looks reputable and reliable.

Go With a Recommendation

If you know anyone who has moved in the last few months, especially someone who has done the trip overseas then you can definitely ask them to recommend you the name of some reliable international movers and packers. Going with a company that an acquaintance or friend has already used means there is an automatic guarantee that they are good – it is tried and tested after all. Pump your friend for all the necessary information: cost, efficiency, how much trouble did he/she have to go through, how reliable were they, what kind of guarantees do they bring etc. Again, do not hire a service until you make sure that they will be a good choice.

Call the Number on the Van

Most people today get their moving services online or off the side of a van. They will see a truck and take a snap of the phone number or other contact information that is painted on the side. This is also a good way of getting hold of a service because you will also be able to see how good they are at what they do. You can also personally make inquiries over the phone that you may not be comfortable asking online from faceless customer support personnel. Once you have gained a good picture of what the company is like, give them the info they will need to come to your place and help pack things up but remember to ask that they send only those with the highest security clearance.