4 Weeks Before You Move

Discard, sell, or give away all unwanted items.
Notify Post Office for redirection of mail and send out change of address notices.
Obtain medical and dental records.
Ensure birth and marriage records are complete.
Get school records.
Notify insurance company and cancel or transfer all policies (life, house, car).
Notify bank and credit card companies and arrange transfer or closure of accounts.
Advise electoral office, I.R.D., local municipal authority, government departments (if any family allowances are paid), solicitor, church, local clubs.
Cancel or transfer subscriptions for publications.
If moving overseas, ensure passports, visas, travel bookings and accommodation are finalized.

2 Weeks Before You Move

Confirm actual packing and moving dates with Legend International Transport.
Arrange for cancellation of gas, electricity and phone service.
Dispose of all paints and flammables (we cannot move or store such items).

Just Before You Move

Cancel all delivery services (milk, bread, newspaper, fuel).
Clean out medicine cabinet and dispose of unwanted drugs etc.
Empty fuel from mowers etc.
Remove food from fridge and defrost (at least 24 hours before moving).
Collect any laundry or dry cleaning.
Arrange for simple breakfast on moving day - use disposable utensils.
Disconnect electrical appliances.
Remove all pictures, mirrors, curtains, light shades.

On Moving Day

Be on hand or have an authorized person there to answer questions and to have a last look around to ensure nothing has been overlooked.
Sign inventory with packer and retain your copy in a safe place.
Ensure all travel documents etc. are set aside for taking with you (don't forget books and games for the children).
Unplug phone if owned