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Considering an Alaska Move? Get the Latest Updates on COVID-19, Self-Quarantine and More

On April 22, Governor Mike Dunleavy announced his “Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan” to allow some of Alaska’s businesses to resume operations while continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19. As a transportation and logistics company that’s part of the state exemption for “essential services and critical infrastructure,” Royal Alaskan Movers has continuously remained open and operational to serve the people of Alaska. If you’re considering a move to Alaska during this time—or a relocation to the lower 48—we wanted to give you an update on where things stand with household moves. Alaska Moves Continue During COVID-19 Royal Alaskan Movers is very much open for business, […]

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How Big is Alaska? 6 Surprising Comparisons to the Lower 48

Historian Harry Ritter once wrote that Alaska is “like nowhere else—wild, extreme and amazing.” That being said, when you’re considering a move to Alaska, you might want to know a bit more about what you’re getting into. Or, if you’re exiting Alaska for the Lower 48, you might want to understand what you’re leaving behind. To give you a better sense of how Alaska sizes up to the rest of the United States, we’ve put together a few comparisons. Taken together, they’ll give you a new perspective on how life in the Frontier State stacks up to life elsewhere. So, How Big Is Alaska? Most […]

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COVID-19 – Updates On Our Operations

May 8, 2020 We’re excited to announce that we are now offering virtual surveys for all of our moving customers. This is something we have been working toward for a long time, and with the new social distancing and safety regulations, it’s the perfect time to get started. If you have an upcoming Alaska move, it’s easy to get started with our virtual surveys. Just head over here and fill out the form. Our team will reach out and set up a date and time that works best for you. This is a great way to ensure you are getting a great price for your […]

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8 Revealing Stats on the Surprising Alaska Healthcare Industry

Many of Alaska’s jobs are seasonal, with unemployment rates dipping in the summer when the construction, fishing, and tourism industries are at their peak.   However, there’s a considerable job sector in Alaska that’s immune to seasonality. It’s also grown steadily over the last 20 years, even through tough economic times: the healthcare sector. The industry, with an estimated size of $7.5 billion and nearly 39,000 Alaskans employed, has established itself as an industry giant in the state.  Whether you’re considering a move to Alaska and looking for a job in healthcare—or you’re simply interested in the future of the state—we’ll explore a set of revealing statistics that demonstrate healthcare’s key role in the state’s […]

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Lift Vans, Containers and More: Your Options for Moving to Alaska

Moving to Alaska is a little different—but that’s probably one of the reasons why you’re excited to move to the Frontier State. Alaska’s rugged wilderness offers the perfect setting for outdoor adventures. It also can make moving to Alaska a little more challenging than a move within the lower 48.  So what are your options for moving to Alaska? Some people are happy to simply fill a truck with their belongings and drive themselves to Alaska. However, whereas a relocation from California to Texas can be as straightforward as packing a moving van, many destinations in Alaska simply aren’t directly accessible by highway.     So if you decide to send your possessions to Alaska, depending on your final destination, they’ll […]

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Moving Insurance vs. Full-Value Protection: How to Safeguard Your Move to Alaska 

There’s insurance for just about everything these days.   You’ve probably heard about pet insurance, which covers veterinary costs for cats, dogs, parrots, guinea pigs, geckos, ferrets (and more!).   But did you know that you can buy wedding insurance in case, for example, one of your vendors doesn’t show or the whole event gets canceled?   There’s even lottery syndicate coverage for businesses to protect their operations in case a group of employees happens to hit the lottery and quit their jobs all at once.  Given that insurance coverage exists for almost every eventuality, you shouldn’t be surprised when your moving company offers you an option to protect your possessions on their move to or from Alaska.  Although many people refer […]

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