When you are preparing to move you have a lot on your mind. Did you know that moving is one of the top 10 most stressful events in a person’s life? But if you’re lucky, you’re moving somewhere you will enjoy even more! To help you see the forest through the trees, we’ve provided a checklist below to help you keep your head cool.

One of the items on the list is to make change of address cards. That certainly has to be done too! So let making these cards be the most enjoyable item on the list. For example, why not make a change of address card that shows your new home, or a photo of you packing boxes? Read through the checklist and check out the examples of great change of address cards. Let yourself be inspired by one of these original cards. Designing a change of address card is something you can easily do yourself. Take a photo of yourself or copy an image from the internet. This is one task on the list that certainly won’t cause you any stress. bonusprint wishes you all the best in your new home!

APPROXIMATELY 2 MONTHS BEFOREHAND
· cancel your rental contract
· arrange a mover
· request information from the new municipality
· save bills
· make and send change of address cards

SEVERAL WEEKS BEFORE THE MOVE
· arrange to get moving boxes
· cancel/request gas, water and electrical service
· register at new school
· arrange a babysitter
· notify medical insurance provider
· notify old/new municipality
· order a name plate for new home

ONE WEEK BEFORE THE MOVE
· cancel/request cable TV service
· return library books
· arrangement to pick up keys
· reserve parking place for moving van

LAST DAYS BEFORE THE MOVE
· set thermostat lower
· set freezer to lowest setting
· take meter readings
· check and lock up old home
· hand over the keys
· defrost refrigerator
· secure washing machine drum

With a change of address card you have made yourself you show how happy you are with your new home. Because after all the effort you’ve put into the move, isn’t the occasion worth a great change of address card? You can show in your own way just what your new home means to you. And making a change of address card is quick and easy.

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