Moving Long Distances
Just moving in itself is a very stressful ordeal of anyone, even more so when moving long distances. Whatever the reason behind you move is, it cannot be denied that it would be better for everyone if you could somehow reduce the stress behind your move and make it more efficient.
One tip to remember when moving long distances is to take special care in packing your things. The longer the distance your belongings travel, the bigger the chance that they will suffer from damage. And that's beside the chances you add when they are being handled. Breakable things should be especially reinforced - you can use bubble wrap, packing peanuts and crumpled newspapers. Also make sure that your boxes are durable.
Another thing you should consider is the mover you hire. They should be experienced in long distance moves so you can be sure that your things are in good hands. Some companies have arrangements to partner up with local movers in you new area, so make sure both companies are reliable and trustworthy.
If you don't have a lot of stuff, you can also consider renting a truck or van yourself and driving to your new home. Just make sure you know where you are going and prepare a budget for gas and other expenses.