Military Relocation to San Antonio

PCS Move to San Antonio Moving Checklist 2 Months Before the Move

Do the following tasks two months before you move:

Tasks Done
Sort out and dispose of items you no longer need. You can either hold a garage sale or sell off items through an online marketplace.
If you’re going to buy a new home in San Antonio, choose one as soon as possible. Take care of financing and schedule closing dates.
If your family members are employed, remind them to give required notice of termination ad get a referral letter. They should also update their resumes for finding jobs in San Antonio.
Check schedules and enrollment requirements if you have school age kids. Start looking for options if you need child care.
Make all necessary reservations if you are planning to take a vacation on the way to your new address.
If you have vehicles, make sure all maintenance and repairs are taken care of now.
Ensure that you still have your proof of insurance for the car.
Call your insurance company about protection for vehicles, household storage, and high-value items.
If you will be using your base transportation office, inform them if you plan to ship your vehicle. Make sure to provide the estimated shipping weight.
If you have pets, take them to the local vet so that they can be checked and vaccinated.
Make sure to close out any local charge accounts.
If necessary, open up an account and a safe deposit box at bank in San Antonio.
Visit your military base finance center if you need help organizing your finances. You may also seek a private financial advisor.
Check expiration dates if you are planning to use your credit cards during your travel.  
Call the Department of Motor Vehicles at San Antonio for information on a new driver’s license and registration.

 

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