Make sure all loose items are packed in boxes.
Arrange the boxes in the order in which they are to be loaded in the truck.
Label the boxes on the sides and top according to the category like stationery, toiletries and clothes.
Double-check if your appliances are not loaded and drained out properly.
Check all the cabinets, closets and apartments and ensure that you are not leaving anything behind.
Reach your destination before the movers do so that you can guide them properly while unloading.
Prepare an essentials box with toilet paper, phone chargers, paper towels, some clothes, dish soap, pet food, towels, portable tool kit, minimal cleaning supplies, and some food.
Make sure to switch off all lights, turn off the water supply, shut windows and doors, and turn down the thermostat.