Military Relocation to San Antonio

PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist 1 Month Before the Move

Do the following tasks one month before you move:

 

Tasks Done
Set the pickup and delivery dates with your mover, and if necessary, arrange for storage.
Confirm your move-in schedule with your real estate agent.
If you haven’t found a new residence yet in San Antonio, obtain a post office box for your mail until you have a permanent address.
If you haven’t done so already, make an appointment with your military financial center or private advisor for financial counseling.
If you are on active duty, consult with Travel and Transportation Allowances. Find out  if you are entitled to advanced pay or other benefits.
Dispose of any unwanted items around your house. You can hold a garage sale, sell them online, or donated them to charity. Make sure to keep any receipts from your donations for tax purposes.
Pick up your children’s school records or make arrangements for sending the records to their new school.
Make necessary arrangements for letter of transfer from local church and clubs, including Scouts or other national organizations.
Buy some short-range walkie-talkies if your family will be driving in two or more vehicles. This way, you can keep in touch while you’re on the road.
If you or a family member is working, arrange with your employed to forward tax withholding forms.
Check if all health, life, fire and auto insurance is up to date, and inform these companies of your new address.
If you have library books and borrowed items, make sure to return them the soonest time possible.
Make sure that your vehicle(s) are in good running condition and that all required maintenance has been accomplished.
Keep a record of serial numbers of electronic and other important equipment.
Accomplish an IRS change of address form.

 

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