3 to 4 weeks before the removal day:
If you plan to break your journey and spend a night in a hotel, book early to be on the safe side Redirection of Mail can be arranged through the Post Office (seven working days notice is required) To obtain the Post Code for your new address visit the website http://postcode.postoffice.co.uk or telephone 0845 7111 222 Motor Vehicle Licence (form from the Post Office) and Driving Licence (Section 1) notify D.V.L.A Swansea of your change of address
Contact mobile phone companies, telephone, cable, satellite and internet service providers and notify them of the change of address and the date you are moving house Start packing/de-cluttering if you are doing this yourself .
Have your car serviced Notify your bank or building society, credit and store card providers Notify your child’s existing school that they will be leaving and then contact their new school Contact your insurance provider for your Life, Motor, Medical, Pet and Contents insurance If you are moving from your local area, call doctors, dentists and opticians then re-register in your new area Notify your local Council, in both your current area and the area you are moving to with regards to council tax 1-2 weeks before you move:
Contact TV Licensing and notify them that you are moving house Notify your electricity, gas and water provider
3 days before move:
Pack a large bag with useful items that you may need on the removals day, for example a first aid kit, nappies, tea bags, knives, forks, matches, candles and torch Pack all your jewellery and keep it in a safe place, remember to take it with you and secure on the day. If there is any dismantling of furniture, you should have pre-arranged this with MK Relocations.
If you are doing it yourself, make sure that you keep all the screws in a safe place. Make sure that you have arranged to have appliances disconnected by a professional.
1 day before your move:
Park your car away from your house ready for the removal vehicles to arrive the next day.
Make sure you check everywhere in the house, looking very carefully in cupboards and drawers so
that no valuables are left etc.
Make sure that you have exchanged contact numbers with the removal team at MK Relocations, and
arrange a time to meet them at your new home.