Dealing With Moving Day Stress

Whether it’s a day to dread or to be excited about, all in all it is a bittersweet day, it’s moving day. It’s time to pack, rent a moving truck, load, unload, organize, clean, return apartment keys, etc. Thinking of everything as a whole can definitely seem very stressful. Although what are some tips you can do […]

Mobile Art Gallery in a Moving Truck

U-Haul trucks are best known for bringing people and their belongings to their new homes, but in photographer Kevin Dowling’s story, a U-Haul truck brought him something more: success. Most artists will tell you that success in their industry requires great talent and great timing. This combination, plus a U-Haul truck all played a part […]

Your First Move

You’ve heard the success and horror stories, you’ve seen it in the movies, you’ve helped when it’s happened to a friend but now it’s your turn…your first move.  Whether you are a minimalist or a collector, traveling near or far, your first move needs the right support and preparation.  Here a few thoughts from someone […]

Things to Do BEFORE Driving Off in a Moving Truck

Moving day. Let’s be honest, no one really looks forward to those words. Not only is it a lot of work, but you’re also packing up everything you own, putting it into a truck and moving someplace new where everyone’s a stranger. Because you have so many things on your mind, there are a lot […]

Infographic: 2013 Migration Trend Report

The 2013 U-Haul Migration Trend Report shows the top cities and states people moved to in the year 2013.  The report findings are gathered from one way rentals starting in January 2013 through December 2013.  The infographic contains just a portion of the information on the Report.  For the full 2013 lists of the Top […]

#MyUhaul Throwback Favorites

The #MyUhaul Journey Continues…Back In Time! Your #MyUhaul Journey doesn’t have to end just because your move is over! There’s nothing more fun than going through old photos and reminiscing, so why not win something for doing it? We are looking for your U-Haul throwbacks to be featured on the side of our U-Haul trucks […]

#MyUhaul Throwback Favorites-CLOSED

The #MyUhaul Journey Continues…Back In Time! Your #MyUhaul Journey doesn’t have to end just because your move is over! There’s nothing more fun than going through old photos and reminiscing, so why not win something for doing it? We are looking for your U-Haul throwbacks to be featured on the side of our U-Haul trucks […]

Damage Coverage and the Safe Driver

It is better to be safe than sorry, they say. Though this decision seems like a no-brainer, many people don’t feel the need to get damage coverage. These people often feel they are invincible because they are normally safe drivers. Though being a safe driver does help when driving a moving truck in unfamiliar territory, it […]

Deciding to Buy a Pickup Truck

If you’re like me, your weekend to-do list is never-ending. There are tasks to be done around the house, lawns, and plants to be maintained, and maybe even an addition to the kid’s playground out back. Regardless of the task, you’re will need to find a way to transport materials. I can tell you from […]

Fuel Saving Truck Features

Lets face it, nobody likes paying for gas and typically the bigger vehicle you drive, the more you have to pay at the pump.   And while the thought of putting gas in a 26 ft box truck can be scary, the folks at U-Haul have developed a number of fuel-saving truck features that have […]

5 Tips for Picking Up Your Rental Truck

From packing to cleaning, there are many checklist items that have to be done before picking up your moving truck from the rental company. To make the pick up process as seamless as possible, I have listed 5 tips for picking up your truck on moving day. Have you confirmed your reservation?   Verify that […]

Food Truck Conversions

Ever wonder what happens to U-Haul trucks when they are done serving the movers of North America? You might think there is a U-Haul truck graveyard somewhere, but you don’t have to go far to see the retired vehicles. In fact, just head to your favorite lunch spot and if it’s a food truck, it […]