Founded in 1890, Peasley Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the Great Seattle Fire, WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. The health & safety of our customers, staff, service providers, and local community are paramount and we continue to adhere to all directives from local, state, and federal government agencies.
Although many unknowns still remain, rest assured that Peasley Moving & Storage will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs. Our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.


All Peasley Moving & Storage Employees are instructed and expected to follow the guidelines provided by the CDC. This includes:

  • Staying home from work if ill, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or having been exposed to someone with the virus
  • Washing hands frequently with soap or using proper hand sanitizer when soap is not available
  • Maintaining a 6’ social distance from others to the highest degree possible
  • Wearing appropriate face masks when/if requested or required

Peasley Moving & Storage continues to take the following steps:

  • Regularly refreshing and reinforcing prevention guidelines among all staff members to reduce the risk of spreading infection
  • Daily monitoring of staff for symptoms of illness and sending anyone with symptoms home
  • Offering customers the option of contact-free virtual estimate appointments – More Information About Virtual Estimates
  • Following all guidelines and protocols required by Retirement Living Communities, Apartment Complexes, Condominiums, Commercial Buildings, etc.
  • Upon request and at no charge, our crew members can wear masks while performing your move. Please simply notify your Relocation Consultant if this is your preference.

Peasley Moving & Storage requests the following of our customers:

  • If you have a scheduled estimate appointment or booked move, please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19, tested positive for COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing. Please rest assured there is NO CHARGE to reschedule your estimate or move due to illness – we will work together to find an alternate date that works for you.
  • Please use disinfectant/cleaner to wipe down commonly touched surfaces, objects, door handles, etc. at your residence.
  • Please make a sink, hand soap, and paper towels available to your outside salesperson and moving crew for handwashing during their time within your home.
  • Please keep all windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and reduces the containment of germs.
  • Please maintain a social distance of 6’ or greater during both your in-person estimate appointment and while moving services are being performed.

Here are some informative and helpful resources about COVID-19:

The team at Peasley Moving & Storage. is proud to continue offering our wide range of services in accordance with the necessary precautions outlined above. Whether you are planning to move your household or business down the street, across the country, or around the world, we’re here to make the process seamless & safe for you, just as we’ve done for well over a century!

~ Peasley Moving & Storage  

Overseas moving checklist for Idaho residents

Have you been thinking about moving abroad for quite some time and have finally decided to give it a go? Then we congratulate you for being so brave and completely changing your life. But before you can enjoy your brand new life, you first have to deal with all the upcoming relocation tasks. From hiring the best packers and movers Boise area has to offer, to buying the plane tickets, you are most definitely going to be swamped with work. That’s why we have come up with a detailed overseas moving checklist that’s going to help you tackle the most important aspects of your upcoming relocation.

Know the visa requirements of the country you are planning to move to

There are many different ways for getting a visa nowadays. Whether you are marrying a citizen of the country you are moving to or have already found a job, you need to study the requirements to the smallest of details. Moving overseas is stressful enough when you have all the necessary information, which is why you don’t even want to attempt a move where you don’t have all the information at your disposal. It’s also a good idea to make sure that you meet the driving requirements so that you can operate a vehicle after moving.

A passport on the US flag and some dollar bills.
Apart from some savings and your passport, you are also going to need a visa.

So before you send your shipping container overseas and relocate your most valuable possessions, make sure that you are actually eligible for staying in the country. The worst thing would be for you to realize that you can’t stay in the country permanently, which would bring more problems than you can imagine.

Housing arrangements should be on your overseas moving checklist

One of the biggest questions and problems that await is deciding whether you want to buy or rent a property overseas. Granted, most often, people will decide to rent a house or an apartment, at least for the first few months. Nevertheless, you still need to think this topic through. Knowing that you have a place to stay in is one of the very few things that will make your international residential relocation a bit easier. The second thing that will make it easier should also be at the very top of your moving checklist.

Find a good international moving company

Even moving your items next door is something that’s going to take up a lot of your time and energy. However, while local moves could be handled on your own, the same cannot be said about international relocation. Moving overseas is an event that’s going to require a lot more than what you have to give. That’s why one of the first things you need to do is start looking for a reliable international moving company.

Three suitcases.
You aren’t packing a few suitcases for a short overseas trip.

Bear in mind that international relocation won’t be a cheap process. Thus, you shouldn’t be searching for the cheapest company on the market, as that can only lead to damaged items. Instead, look for a company with the best quality to affordability ratio, as you shouldn’t have to sacrifice one for the other.

Start thinking about storing some of your items

Unless you are a minimalist who has only the most essential items in their home at the moment, chances are that storage will have to a part of your overseas moving checklist. That being said, you shouldn’t wait until the last minute to start looking for the right portable storage Boise. Instead, you should find the right unit early on, and start preparing your items for storage. Bear in mind that it’s best to leave behind as many of your items as you can. The more items you decide to relocate, the more money will you have to set aside for your relocation. And since we are talking about an international relocation which is expensive enough as it is, every dollar that you manage to save will be appreciated.

Don’t forget to make travel arrangements for yourself

After finding a reliable moving company, placing their items in storage, and packing up all of their possessions, many people realize they have forgotten to take care of their own travel arrangements. That’s why buying plane tickets for every person that’s moving should be a priority. Besides, the sooner you do this, the less money are you going to spend. Buying your tickets in advance will result in saving up money which we have already established is a good thing.

Put pet relocation arrangements on your overseas moving checklist

If you are a proud pet owner, then it goes without saying that you aren’t even thinking about leaving your furry friend behind. And since that’s not an option, you need to be thinking about this process ahead of time. How do you plan to relocate your pet overseas? You’ll have to check in with the airline company that you opt for. Most likely, you will have to follow a certain procedure.

Two dogs and two cats.
Taking good care of your pet is always the most important thing.

Moreover, your moving abroad checklist should also contain future plans. When it comes to your pet, that includes finding a new vet and transferring your pet’s records to the new country. God forbid something happens to your pet after moving, you’ll want to have a safe place where you can go and find a good solution for your pet’s ailments.

What else should your overseas moving checklist contain?

Basically, it can contain everything you find important. There’s no right or wrong answer, as the purpose behind an overseas moving checklist is to remind you of all the tasks you need to tackle. Some people like to remind themselves to look through all the available moving services in Boise that their movers offer, while others prefer to focus on the going-away party. As long as you finish everything in due time, you can consider your checklist to be a complete success.

Latest Posts

Get Free Moving Estimate

"*" indicates required fields

MM slash DD slash YYYY

Everyone from the packers to the movers were awesome! They were all very professional and showed up when they were supposed to. would definitely use them again.

Michele H.

Let our team put together a comprehensive moving plan for you. Complete our simple free quote form or contact us at 1-208-375-0961.