Moving is all about secured packing and intact shipment of goods. Well, everyone knows that. But there is one thing that has to be there irrespective of the long or short distance you are moving. It is the essentials kit. Isn’t it? Can you imagine your next move from Jamshedpur to Kanpur without the overnight bag or essentials kit we are talking about? Sure, you cannot! So, in case you do not know how you can concoct that bag before the packers and movers in Jamshedpur arrive at your place, make sure you give this article a thorough read.
Here, we shall be discussing all that you need to prepare your essentials bag and how you can get that ready before you step out of your current place of stay! We will start from step one and then gradually move onto the further steps that will help you to enjoy your transit journey and the forthcoming move into your new home pretty easily!
So, let’s begin:
• Step – 1 – Choose a suitable bag
You know for many people, it is this essentials bag that they love packing. Even a simple thought of move excites us and just as we get ourselves a handy bag ready ahead of any picnic or outing, this moving day essentials bag does the same job but the only difference is that you have to be a bit more careful and sensible towards all that you pack in it. So, choose a convenient duffle bag size that would fit in all the moving day essentials easily and would be manageable enough to keep along during the moving journey.
• Step – 2 – Start with packing basics
Now when you have the bag, you can start with putting the basic items that you think you would need over the entire moving journey. Remember, the bag you pick up for packing essentials is sizeable enough to hold the elementary items of not just you but of your family members. Well, they can also have their bags for the purpose, but if you are just a family of 2-3 members, a single bag is enough to keep your essentials together in one place. Start by packing clothes, toiletries, towels, and anything that pops on your mind at the moment.
• Step – 3 – Get your food/snack ready
While deciding your meals, you need to ideally think of both the times when you will have your food – first, before leaving for the moving journey, and secondly, during the transit course. On a moving day, it is better if you keep your meals simple yet wholesome so you stay fuller for longer, but without feeling heavy and bloated. You can even find some amazing moving day meal ideas on the internet that are quick to make. Besides, do not forget to pack fruits, energy bars, nuts, sandwiches, rolls, biscuits, some refreshing drinks too, so your stomach isn’t empty and you remain energetic throughout!
• Step – 4 – Pack all essential devices
By this time, you might have realized that packing an essentials kit isn’t a child’s play. Until and unless you are not clear of what all you need to pack for the move, you might remain confused till the last minute. So, have a plan for that. Now, it comes to packing the essential electronic items/tools that you will need for the journey – for example, power bank, mobile and laptop chargers, spare batteries, earphones, or headphones so the journey doesn’t feel long and boring, torch, cords, cables, etc.
• Step – 5 – Do not forget the medical kit
You or someone else in your family might be on regular medication and it becomes paramount to take care of the medical needs while on the go! Also, keeping the basic medications along is a sensible way to deal with any kind of emergency that happens due to some health problem. Therefore, carrying the necessary pills for fever, headache, pain, nausea, etc. is a must. Along with that, you can carry pain relief ointments or warm gel bags for a quick respite from pain and uneasiness.
• Step – 6 – Pack bedding supplies
Regardless of whether you have your bookings done with the hotels or lodges for your short-term halt and that you will get all the stay-in essentials and supplies from them, it is very important to carry your bedding. This will let you and your family gets a comforting sleep if in case you are not provided with the necessities from the accommodation authorities. Even if you are not taking breaks in your journey, and not planning to stay at any hotel, carrying the essential bedding materials like bed-sheet, comforter, pillows or cushions, etc. would help! You can pull them out to take a quick nap along the journey while in the car.
• Step – 7 – Have clothes for change
Nobody knows what lies in store for them and when it comes to moving, it is better to keep yourself well prepared with the basic items – from food supplies to bedding, or clothing to inner garments. Have a separate soft bag where you can pack extra clothing for each one of your family members and have at least 2-3 night-wears depending on the days you are going to spend in the transit. Make sure the clothes you pack are comfortable, breathable, and easy to put on.
• Step – 8 – Keep basic supplies handy
When you are done with the packing of your clothes, food supplies, and other essentials, you shall be left with some other significant items. You will need some provisions for the on-the-move meals – for example, plastic dishes, cups, glasses, tissue papers, toilet paper, extra trash bags, hand sanitizer, liquid soap, etc. Keep some old newspaper, a pair of scissors, safety tape, knife, and adhesive just in case there is some need.
Moving essentials bags should not be messy at all. Depending on all that you want to take along, you need to pick up a size for your bag so that every essential item in your essentials list gets a place in that. Make sure you prepare this bag before the movers and packers in Jamshedpur reach your place.