Interstate Car Transfer in India: Obtaining NOC from RTO

Do you want to get your car transported or transferred from one state to another within India but wondering where to start and how to get it right? Interstate car transfer process in India is a little complicated. There are lots of documentation and other important things to be done in order to get your vehicle transported safely from one state to another state in India. It’s not like moving your usual household goods and materials where all that you need is a reliable movers and packers to get it all packed and moved.

For interstate car transfer within India, you have to take NOC (no objection certificate) from the RTO (Regional Transport Office) in your city/state from where you are moving your vehicle. For example if your car registered in the state of Karnataka and you want to transfer your car from Bangalore to Kolkata then you need to take NOC from RTO in Bangalore, Karnataka. Continue reading

Moving to Kolkata? Top 5 Things You Must Do in Kolkata

Kolkata – the city of Joy is also considered to be the cultural capital of India. According to Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems, 2014 conducted by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship & Democracy, Kolkata has been ranked as the no. 1 city to live in India. If you are moving to Kolkata and you are just settling out in your new home and wondering where to go and what to do, this post is for you.

If you are new here in Kolkata then I am going to help you plan your weekend and with some of the must to do things. There are so many things that you can do in the city of Joy, but I have picked some of the top things to do assuming you are new here in Kolkata. Continue reading

5 Essential Things to Do When Moving to a New House

That magical feeling of moving to a new home is amazing and it can’t be expressed in words for sure. But moving to a new home is not all that easy; you have to find a moving company, coordinate with them and look after several small tasks to move finally to your new home.

We have published plenty of articles in the past where we shared lots of tips and articles on packing and moving. But this post is to talk about something else. Apart from finding movers and getting your household goods packed and moved there are other important things to do. And this post is to help you understand what else matters and how to get it right. Continue reading

Costs of Moving Household Goods and How to Save on Moving

Packing and moving household goods should not be a costly affair, no? But unfortunately when you don’t know right tactics, you may end up spending more money and time when moving household goods in India. In this post, we’ll be decoding various costs heads and also learn how you could save some money on your next move.

Money saved is money earned. Isn’t it? But when you don’t know how to save money, you will end up burning more. Packing and moving of household goods is complicated and an expensive affair. From finding packers and movers companies, to arranging packing materials and getting packing done to best of standard and hiring a truck to move it to its destination – every little detail matters. Continue reading

How to Deal Smartly with Movers and Packers in India

Movers and packers companies are mushrooming in India, especially in Delhi NCR region, reported The Economic Times. It’s really going to be nightmare for you if you end up with a shady movers and packers company due to lack of information or experience of dealing with movers and packers companies. After all, you don’t relocate your home every now and then and hence you may not have enough knowledge of the process.

You take professional help from movers and packers companies because you trust that they’ve got the expertise, experience and required resources to pack and relocate your goods safely. But what if you come to know that the movers and packers company you are about to hire is actually operating without valid license and registration of its business? How would you know if he is really representing a company or he is working part time to make some extra buck?

Sending your valuable household goods or car using movers and packers companies has its own complications and issues. But when you know the process and understand finer details of the trade, chances are you will end up hiring a truly reliable movers and packers company who will be able to relocate your household or car without any hassle. But if you end up with a mover who is not reliable, chances are you will regret why you did not hired a mover who was well placed but a little costlier than the one you hired. Continue reading

5 Smart Strategies to Make Home Relocation Affordable

Home relocation is a process of relocating domestic household goods and articles. You may relocate your home locally within the city or from one city to another city. When you relocate locally, it’s called local home relocation and when you are moving out from one city to another one it’s called a long distance home relocation.

Obviously packing and transporting everything from one city to another or even within the city could be a tedious thing. There are lots of smaller tasks and entities and a great deal of coordination will be needed to get it right. Fortunately there are relocation companies available who offer all types of home relocation services – both local and domestic ones.

But there is a small little confusion and that is when you speak to three or four different relocation companies and ask them about rates and charges of relocation services, you’ll be surprised to notice the gap between rates of relocation services of all of these companies. Some time you’ll like the rates but not the company, and at other times, you may love the profile of the company but may not afford them because their rates are higher. Continue reading

3 Smart Tips for Safe Storage of Household Goods in India

Household goods storage and warehousing service can be considered in many situations. Whether you are moving to a new city due to job transfer and don’t want to move out everything or whether you are going abroad and want to save on a rented house. Whatever be the reason, the idea is to get your goods properly packed and stored it safely in a warehouse.

There are plenty of storage service providers (read movers and packers) who offer safe and affordable storage service in India. But there are certain rules that must be followed for example each and every item that is supposed to be stored need good quality packing. Whether its furniture or kitchen utensils, it can’t be stored in warehouse unless you get it packed properly. Continue reading

Right Ways to do Storage of Household Goods in India

There may come time when you would have to consider storing your household goods in storage and warehousing facility. For example when you are moving out of country temporarily or considering to renovate your entire house or just to store some extra household furniture that you purchased in an auction and want to store it safely.

Whether you are simply downsizing your household goods due to limited space in your new house or you are moving completely for a few months and want to save on room rents, storage and warehousing facility can be considered.

Household goods can be stored at warehouse meant to store mostly household goods, furniture, appliances etc. In India, storage of household goods can be done with the help moving and storage companies who usually have a large size godown to safely store goods of many customers. Some time they offer private storage facility as well, but at other time you may have to go with a shared storage space depending on the city and options available to you. Continue reading

DIY Packing Tips for Effortless Home Shifting in India

Packing and moving of domestic household stuff may drive you nuts. I mean there are hell lots of things that must be planned and executed properly to move your household goods safely – either within the city or from one city to another city or state.

If you are planning to take help from a professional moving agency then you are certainly on the right path. But if you have decided to get your hand dirty and try doing it yourself then you have a task at hand. A Real challenging task that require full proof planning, good understanding of some of the basic measures you should take while packing and then getting it all done to best of the standards like a professionally trained movers and packers does. Continue reading

10 Packing Tips for Next Day Local Home Shifting in India

At times you don’t have enough time to prepare a ‘to do list’ and tick off the task as you finish it. Some time you just have to get through and get going. But planning and preparations can help you save from hell lots of hassles more in case you are planning to pack and relocate all of your household goods.

So what you are shifting your home within the city or to the next block in same society. Just a little bit of mishandling and you end up with a broken item. Local home shifting is less complicated only because it can be done in a day or two and distance is less. If you leave that aside, rest of the process of local shifting is literally the same like a long distance relocation and hence proper planning and precaution is important. Continue reading