Moving from Perth to Karratha can be a big decision.
With proper planning it can be a smooth and enjoyable transition. The team at Crusader Removals have a regular schedule to help people relocate from Perth to Karratha, and have some great advice to help. Here are ten things to consider when making the move:
1. Start early:
Give yourself plenty of time to plan your move. The earlier you start, the less stressful the process will be.
Christmas time can be a busy time for moving from Perth to Karratha with FIFO job changes, teacher and police relocating, and families opting to move for work opportunities. It is wise to book your move in advance, and look for a removalist that has a regular schedule between Perth and Karratha.
2. Make a list:
Write down everything you need to do in order to make your move go as smoothly as possible. This will help you stay organized and on track.
The team at Crusader Removals can help you with this by providing an inventory for you to complete to ensure that you have an accurate estimate for your move. Be sure to include larger items, and consider whether you have stairs at your new home in Karratha that need to be considered.
3. Pack wisely when moving from Perth to Karratha:
Be sure to pack your belongings carefully, using sturdy boxes and packing materials. Label all of your boxes so you know what is inside each one. This is important to think about if you need to keep clothes out for when you arrive in Karratha. Karratha is hotter than Perth, so take the time of your move into consideration.
If you don’t have boxes, ask your removalist if they can supply them to help you with moving from Perth to Karratha. Some removalists, like the Crusader team have a pack/unpack service to make your move stress free.
4. Hire a removalist with a regular Perth to Karratha moving schedule
A professional removalist team can make your move much easier. Be sure to ask plenty of questions including whether they have a regular schedule to accomodate you moving from Perth to Karratha.
If you need help with getting a quotation, and time frame, you can email the team simply by clicking here.
5. Stay positive:
Moving can be a big adjustment, but try to stay positive throughout the process. Remember that you are making a new start in a new place.
It can take time to settle in your self and your family and make new friends. Be sure to check out community sports and activities in Karratha, or if you are FIFO, ask your employer for a list of places they can recommend.
6. Learn about moving to Karratha:
Do some research on the area you will be moving to. This will help you feel more prepared and comfortable with the move.
Moving to Karratha gives you access to great fishing, amazing gorges, and incredible places to go off-road in your 4WD to explore. There are plenty of beautiful sights around, so be sure to make a list of places you want to see and make the most of your time there once you have moved from Perth.
7. Get to know your neighbors:
Once you arrive in your new neighborhood, take some time to meet your neighbors. This will help you feel more connected to your new community.
It can be daunting getting to know people, so look for opportunities once you are all unpacked and settled. Karratha has people relocate there all the time, so you are not alone in being the new family in town.
8. Find your favorite spots:
Explore your new town or city and find some places that you really enjoy. This could be a coffee shop, park, or bookstore.
Karratha has some great cafes that you can find on Sharpe Avenue. Be sure to take a break in the unpacking process and go and grab a coffee – hot or cold as you get settled in.
9. Get involved with the Karratha community
If you’re looking for ways to meet people and get involved in your new community, there are many options available. Consider joining a club, taking a class, or volunteering for a local organization.
The population of Karratha is just over 22,000 as of 2021, so you will find a large enough community with a wide range of activites. If you miss Perth, flights take two hours. You may even want to fly from Perth to Karratha when you removal happens – especially if the thought of a car trip over 15 hours with kids is not something that appeals to you.
10. Have fun:
Moving can be a big adventure. Embrace the change and enjoy the process!
Moving from Perth to Karratha may be a temporary measure, or a permanent one where you fall in love with this part of WA.
By following these tips, you can make Moving from Perth to Karratha a smooth and enjoyable experience. If you have any questions or need assistance with your move, be sure to contact the Crusader Removals team. We are here to help!
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