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  

Things to know when moving internationally

Have you finally decided to start a completely new life in a location on the other side of the world? Then we congratulate you on your bravery and determination. We here at Peasley Moving & Storage ID know how much courage it takes to go through any relocation, especially an international one. That’s why we have composed a simple list of the most important things to know when moving internationally. Our goal is for you to have a successful and stress-free relocation to your chosen destination.

Some of the most important things to know when moving internationally

Bear in mind that this isn’t a definite list. The things that we are going to mention here are just the tip of the iceberg of everything you’ll have to remember for your upcoming relocation. But this list is definitely a step in the right direction as it contains all of the most important things that you need to keep in mind.

Decide whether to rent or buy a property

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Owning a beautiful villa in Italy is a dream come true. But can you afford it?

Let’s start with the basics. Depending on the place you want to move to, you might be better off renting a property and vice versa. It goes without saying that buying a property is by far a greater commitment. It also implies that you have enough funds to start the entire process. But before you take out a mortgage, you need to do your research. Will buying a property be a good investment considering the housing market in the city you want to move to? Consider this to be the first thing you research after you decide to move. After all, you can’t be shipping containers overseas when you don’t have a precise location, can you?

Check the visa requirements

Deciding that you want to move abroad is easy. But actually being able to move to the location that you are having in mind is something else entirely. Before you start searching for the best freight shipping Boise companies, we suggest you take a look into the visa requirements. As you already know, there are many different ways to enter a country. From a fiance visa to a work visa, there are a few options for you to explore. Of course, you’ll have to make sure you fit into the requirements for at least one of them. Because if you do, you can start preparing everything for the big day that’s to come.

Plan for the relocation of your belongings

Think about it – you have a task of huge proportions in front of you as you have to relocate your items from one side of the world to another one. It’s easy to conclude that this isn’t going to be an easy or simple task. When it comes to the things to know when moving internationally, there’s one that we would like to emphasize – you need to know that you can’t do this without reliable international movers in Idaho on your side.

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A team of reputable movers will take good care of your items.

The right moving company will take care of the necessary arrangements. With the right moving package, you might not even have to worry about the packing part of the process. Your movers will pick up your items at the current location and relocate them across the world. They will be waiting for you by the time you board the plane. That brings us to another important topic.

Book your plane tickets in due time

Have you ever traveled to a different part of the world? If you have, then you know how expensive plane tickets can get for the distance that you will have to travel. The good thing is that you’ll get to save a lot of money by booking your plane tickets ahead of time. The more people you are traveling with, the more money you will save on plane tickets. Since an international relocation is a costly endeavor by definition, this is one of the most important things to know when moving internationally as you can use every dollar that you manage to save.

Decide what to leave behind and what to relocate

Let’s face it – you are not going to be able to relocate every single item that you own. That’s why it’s important to start looking into storage options in Idaho early on. Renting the right unit will be of great importance. For starters, you’ll buy yourself some peace of mind as you will know that your items are in a safe place. Secondly, you’ll be able to keep your items in the unit for as long as necessary. Finally, with the right unit, you’ll be able to pay the right price. And the right price is the sum of money that’s not going to overburden your budget.

Take care of the important paperwork

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Taking care of your documents is one of the important tasks that you will have these days.

Brace yourself as the days that are leading up to relocation are going to be all about the paperwork. From transferring school and medical records to shutting off utilities (all of them) and establishing driving requirements, you’ll have too many papers to sort through. That’s why we suggest you sit down with a pen and paper and write down all the documents that you will have to go through. When going through an international relocation you can’t afford to lose sight of just one important piece of paper, let alone a couple of them.

There are many other things to know when moving internationally

Like we mentioned earlier, these are just the basic things to keep in mind when moving internationally, but there are many more. That’s why a moving checklist is one of the most essential things during any household relocation. It will remind you of the most important things to take care of before your move, ensuring that you have an easy and successful relocation. We suggest you make one at the very start of the process and save yourself some trouble down the line.

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