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Gearing Up for Traveling Abroad this Summer


For those with a serious case of wanderlust, nothing compares to stepping off a plane and into the endless possibilities of a new country. The last thing you want to do is worry about your stuff at home when there is so much to do, see, and experience. If you’re crossing borders this summer, StorQuest is your key to an epic, carefree trip.

Choosing the Right Unit

You’ve chosen the destination, where you’re going to stay, and the adrenaline-pumping activities to keep you busy. Now it’s time to find the right space for your stuff while you’re away. It all depends on how long you’ll be away and what you’re looking to store. Want to keep your car off the street while you’re off trekking the world? There’s vehicle storage for that. Taking advantage of a couple of weeks between leases? Traditional self storage units are a great option. Going to be gone for a bit longer? You may want to think about climate-controlled units. These specialized spaces keep everything at a consistent temperature and humidity levels. They’re great for long-term storage of sensitive belongings like wooden furniture, clothing, electronics, and important paperwork. At StorQuest, we offer flexible month-to-month storage options with the ability to prepay or set up auto pay. So whatever your trip looks like, your experience with us is completely customizable.

Packing Your Stuff

After you’ve sorted through your things and donated any unwanted belongings, it’s time to get down to business. Successful packing is all about the details. Start by grouping items by season and activity, putting them into piles, and organizing them into boxes. Use old towels and blankets to cushion more delicate things and save on space by stacking things inside of each other. Label your boxes with their general contents as you go to make it easier later on. Now you’re packed, loaded, and ready to head to your StorQuest unit!

Organizing Your Space

When organizing your unit, think about which gear you use the least and load those items first, starting with the heaviest boxes on the bottom. Make the most of your space as you unpack, creating small walkways with enough room to maneuver around your unit. Take your organizational efforts to the next level by adding in a few standing organizers and shelves.

Traveling is Better with StorQuest

Think of your self storage unit as a springboard to a more awesome lifestyle – while you’re out adventuring abroad, StorQuest is here to make sure your stuff is in good hands. Find a location near you and our friendly team will help with the rest.

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