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Pyrenees
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Hi All, Moving to STx in April-just got quote from movers for moving what we thought was a minimal amt of stuff from Minnesota. Nearly had a heart attack-any good tips for making this move affordable? I will have job but new employer not paying for move. Thanks!

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Topic starter Posted : February 28, 2011 3:42 pm
stiphy
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US Postal Service can make things more affordable. We shipped like 20-25 boxes of stuff that way parcel post way in advance. Only 1 box got damaged (and no the insurance won't really help, but we take it anyway as it seems to help with theft). I can't remember the exact amount of money we spent but figure $60/box so between $1200-1500 dollars for most of our smaller stuff.

Hope this helps.

Sean

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Posted : February 28, 2011 3:55 pm
Hiya!
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Just bring what you need. Bring your memories, hobbies, computer equipment, cameras, clothes, etc. Leave your furniture, etc behind in storage. Most places are furnished. Otherwise there's not really a cheap way that i've heard of.

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Posted : February 28, 2011 3:56 pm
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