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Moving anytime soon? Check our tips!

4 weeks before the move

  • Confirm your moving date
  • Decide exactly what you’re taking, and dispose of any unwanted goods
  • Make sure official documents (passport, drivers licence, ID card) are valid
  • Obtain copies of medical and school records
  • Organise vaccination and medical certificates for pets
  • Decide whether you will sell your car or take it with you

1-3 weeks before the move

  • Arrange for your email to be forwarded, and cancel / forward any subscriptions
  • Fill any prescriptions you have
  • Arrange for utilities to be disconnected and meters read
  • Complete insurance and inventory forms
  • Notify Gosselin Mobility Services, friends and family of your new address
  • Make travel arrangements for yourself and your family and pets
  • Pay any outstanding bills and cancel any standing orders
  • Arrange for childcare and pet-sitters on moving day

1 day before the move

  • Separate the items that will be travelling with you (eg. keys, documents, passports, tickets)
  • Defrost your fridge/freezer
  • Dispose of perishable foodstuff
  • Arrange with neighbours to leave sufficient parking space for moving trucks
  • Disconnect large appliances (eg. washing machine)
  • Charge your mobile phone and get a good night’s sleep

Moving day

  • Meet with the move foreman and give any special instructions
  • Advise the packing crew which items you’ll need immediately so they can load these last
  • Check the inventory list, sign it and keep a copy for your reference
  • When the house seems empty, quickly double-check it
  • Look inside cupboards and other hiding places to make sure you haven’t forgotten anything
Follow our checklist and cut down on last-minute hiccups.
Award Cartus

Gosselin receives Top Level, Commitment to Excellence Platinum Award at Cartus 2023 Global Network Conference

Gosselin was recently honored for its outstanding contributions at Cartus Corporation’s 2023 Global Network Conference, held virtually from September 20-21, 2023. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and individuals in the Network who have provided extraordinary service to its customers and clients worldwide.
Prague container delivery

Gosselin coordinates container delivery in the Old Town of Prague

Gosselin Czechia orchestrated the time sensitive delivery of two containers in the narrow street of Old Town Prague.
Frey & Klein

Gosselin acquires long-term partner Frey & Klein Internationale Spedition GmbH

Gosselin, a leading global moving company, is proud to announce its acquisition of Frey & Klein Internationale Spedition GmbH, including its newly built warehouse in Simmern, Hunsrück, Germany. Stefan Klein will continue in his role as Managing Director of the company.