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4 Things You Should Know When Choosing a Relocation Company

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Being citizens of an increasingly globalized world, it has become the norm for millions of people to experience a big move either for personal, political, or business related reasons. It can prove to be a circumstance that’s been a lifelong plan, or a sudden occurrence that needs special assistance in facilitating a smooth transition. Whatever the reason, Crown Relocations can provide domestic and international relocation services to individuals, families, and companies, ensuring a seamless move.

Being in the industry for half a century, Crown Relocations have perfected their services down to a science that include every single aspect people have to face when dealing with the strenuous and stressful act of decamping, and starting anew somewhere else. But with many companies offering relocating services on the market today, how do you know if you’re picking the right one to suit your specific needs and requirements?

Here are 4 things to consider when choosing a relocation company for hire:

1. Are You Moving Domestically or Internationally?

While most local moving companies cover basic handling and transporting of household furniture, appliances, and personal belongings, there’s still a risk of mismanagement that requires waivers from customers. If you’re moving domestically, there’s probably the overhanging worry of wanting to stick to a certain budget without breaking the bank. However, there’s always the possibility of certain add-ons for services rendered that covers very big items that require more manpower, or fragile belongings that need extra packaging.

With Crown Relocations, all of these worries are taken care of by their team of expert handlers once your Dedicated Move Manager has itemized all your belongings. Operations are carried out smoothly and efficiently with state-of-the-art moving facilities and equipment, both domestically and internationally ensuring secure handling of all personal belongings, while using only the highest quality and environmentally-friendly packing materials.

2. How are Your Belongings Stored in Transit?

For international relocation, your belongings will have to pass through a transit point that will require storage facilities for a certain amount of time.

Regardless of long or short term transit, Crown’s storage facilities around the world offer the best possible protections for all your belongings wherever they are. Customers will be advised on options available should you require storage at your location of departure, final point of arrival, or in between transit location.

Having over 200 top-quality equipped warehouses across almost 60 countries, Crown’s storage facilities are all built to high specifications that guard against fire, pests, water, and theft, and are designed with climate control features and 24-hour security.

Crown Relocations’ range of storage services is available for every eventuality:

  • If there’s a limit on the size of your shipment
  • If you need to vacate your home for a period before relocating
  • If you’re renting accommodation at your new destination before moving into a permanent home
  • If you’re letting your home while you are away, but don’t want to leave it furnished
  • If you decide to go traveling before you reach your destination

3. Are Your Belongings in Safe Hands?

An important factor that’s crucial to transporting personal items is a good coverage plan to protect customers from risks associated with road, rail, ship, or air transportation. The CrownCare Transit Protection plan is designed to provide the coverage you need against these risks, and all crew hired to operate these services are rigorously trained to exercise care and treat customers with respect and professionalism when packing, transporting, delivering, and unpacking all belongings.

Because of such strict internal regulations, Crown has one of the highest-rated records for claim-free relocations in the industry. It is important to note that although every precaution is taken to eliminate risk, personal belongings will be traveling on a truck, train, plane, or boat, all of which carry inherent risks. This is why Crown offers the CrownCare Transit Protection plan with policies that offer full replacement cost coverage on an all-risks basis.

4. How Long Will Immigration Processes Take?

An important part of international relocations are the immigration administrations that can sometimes be of a hindrance. But with Crown, customers are able to receive the right kind of assistance with immigration related matters. Crown keeps track of all international laws and rules, making them a competent task-force to help families and individuals through various processes that could be complicated or confusing.

With on-the-ground knowledge, they are able to handle complex tasks such as processing entry visas, assisting with documentation for work and residence permits including apostilles, legalizations, and translations. Crown professionals are experts in local bureaucratic requirements that help accelerate and simplify the process.

Crown’s multifaceted areas of expertise cover all areas of their customers’ needs in relation to any kind of relocation. Find out more about their home relocation services and hacks to make your move easier.

For more information, visit Crown Relocations’ website here.

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