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Friday, 07 November 2014 15:24

Moving During Thanksgiving Holiday - Good Idea Or Bad Idea?

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Moving During Thanksgiving Holiday - Good Idea Or Bad Idea?

Are you moving home in Richmond, Virginia? Moving is always a stressful experience. Indeed, after bereavements and weddings, it is believed to be the most stressful thing you will experience in your life. It is very important to make sure, therefore, that you plan your move properly so as to minimize this stress. This also means you should look for the best movers Richmond VA has to offer. Another important element to take into account is planning exactly when you will be moving. Some people believe that moving home is best done over a holiday period, whereas others think that is just about the worst possible thing you can do. But which one of the two is right? Is moving during Thanksgiving holiday a good idea, or a bad idea? Let's take a look at both sides of the argument so you can decide the right course of action for your own needs.

First of all, there are those who believe that it is a terrible idea to time your move during a holiday. They cite a number of different arguments to support this. One is that when moving Richmond VA services will be pretty much closed during the Thanksgiving period. This means that you may struggle to find a moving company to suit your needs, unless you are willing to pay double for their services. Additionally, it means that when you move into your new property, you will also struggle to find any shops that are open for you to purchase essential groceries and other similar things. Additionally, it means that you don't really have time to celebrate Thanksgiving itself, as you will be too busy moving home. Since the holiday period is already quite stressful by itself, adding the stress of moving sounds like a terrible idea. People on this side of the argument believe that you will find yourself out of pocket and filled with stress for no good reason.

Meanwhile, those who claim the exact opposite explain that moving over the holiday period is a great idea because most companies will be going through a quiet time, which means you could get some really good deals, rather than having to pay more. Additionally, it gives you a great excuse not to partake in the obligatory family traditions during the holiday season. Rather, you have the time to focus on your move and people will forgive you for not spending as much time with the family or the in-laws just once. Furthermore, the season means that the roads are often quieter, thereby ensuring that there is less chance of an accident occurring and more chance of your items arriving on time because there are less vehicles on the road. Finally, most of us receive days off from work as standard during this period, which means that you don't have to lose out financially by being absent from work.

 

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