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It is always a tough time to move. You have to leave your home town, your friends, your family, your favorite restaurants and bars, parks, etc. It is even harder to do all of that during the winter because of the cold weather. The hardest thing is to move around Christmas or any other holiday. But, that is why you are here right? You want to know whether you should move before or after Christmas? This is a tough question but we will try our best to help you make the decision. So, moving before or after Christmas, what is better? Without any further ado, let’s dive in!

Move before or after Christmas – what is better?

This is a question we cannot give you a definite answer to. It is a tough decision and you have to make it yourself. However, we can provide you with the pros and cons of both these decisions and make it an easier choice for you. Let’s see what are the pros and cons of both.

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Moving before Christmas

When people move, it can be very hard for them to acclimatize to the new town. You need to make a new routine, find new places to eat, find new friends, explore the city and get to know the fastest route to your job. This is all very interesting at the beginning, but it will progressively get harder after a week or two. This is because that is when homesickness will come creeping into the picture. This is one of the small talk questions most people ask moving companies NYC during their move. They want to know how will the first few days to weeks pan out. Especially if it is around Christmas.

Well, if you think about it, moving before Christmas can make the whole thing easier. This is because when you get to your new home, and start working on the daily routine and exploring the city, you may feel cold and distant. Your new place will not really feel like home in the beginning. Christmas holidays are actually a great way to turn your new place into a home. Some holiday festivities always bring warmth to people’s hearts. This is the opinion of some of the best movers in Manhattan. So, think about it!

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There is no definite answer to whether you should move before or after Christmas.

Moving after Christmas

If you decide to move after Christmas instead of before, it can be a good idea as well. New York City is a beautiful place during the holidays so that will definitely enter the equation. You can make this time the last time you are going to spend Christmas in your old home. Something like a goodbye party. And after the festivities, you will ready to start your new life in your new home.

As we have mentioned, there is no definite answer to whether you should move before or after Christmas. It is all up to you. So weigh the pros and cons of both and make your decision. With all that said, good luck with your move!

About Author

John has been with Divine Moving and Storage in New York for nearly two decades. Starting as a young helper and climbing up the ranks to be a staple in our organization. John has the knowledge and experience to assist our clients with any move or storage related needs. You can reach John or any of our associates in NYC at 212-244-4011