Getting Ready to Move to Utah
If you’re looking for reasons to move to the Beehive State, you can take your pick: with five national parks, some of the world’s most prized arts and film festivals, great schools, a low cost of living, the second-lowest unemployment rate and among the highest economic growth in the country (according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce), along with a powerful sense of community, Utah really is one of our hidden gems. If you’re part of the growing numbers migrating to Deseret, SmartMove has a whole host of tools to help you get there easily and comfortably.
You’ll need to do some planning and preparation before you head to your Utahn home, whether it’s rented or purchased. For some great tips and information on how SmartMove can help your move, keep reading this guide.
Check out providers by city
Help and Services for Moving to Utah
You might be inspired by the Utahan pioneer history and want to take care of your entire move by yourself. If you go this route, don’t forget to take Utah’s famous community-oriented philosophy at heart too, and ask your friends and family for help packing up your life and moving it cross-state. You’ll be surprised at how much people are willing to do to help someone they care about, and you might even find it a fun bonding experience.
If you’d rather leave the heavy lifting to the professionals, SmartMove can help you choose the right movers. Use SmartMove’s handy tool to compare prices and get information on deals, but don’t forget to do your own research, too. Opting for a slightly more expensive company with better online reviews will be worth it when you get to Utah and all your belongings are in one piece. Speaking of which, make sure you read through your chosen company’s website to learn about their breakage and loss policies, as well as the extent of the services they offer and any extra costs. When you’re confident you’ve made the right decision, get all the terms in writing and keep your contracts close at hand. You never know when you might need to refer to them.
The Utah government website includes a page with quick links for people looking to move there, including information on schools, taxes, housing, and even getting a job, among many other resources.
You’ll often be able to get a little financial help from your employer, as many businesses offer relocation allowances, and you can sometimes benefit from a tax break, too, as some aspects of a move are allowable deductions on your federal return. Check with an accountant to see if your case applies for these savings. Policies vary by state, and you don’t want to make incorrect assumptions.
Internet Services in Utah
Finding the perfect Internet service when moving to Utah, you want to find a plan that has no data caps, fast download speeds and upload speeds, and high-speed Internet.
Internet speed is very important. Broadband Internet speeds in the US are some of the fastest in the world. Cable Internet providers offer the fastest speeds, with fiber optics coming in a close second.
Internet connection is something we use every day. The best Internet providers in Utah offer a variety of affordable plans. Internet plans with higher speeds are available, but they come at a premium.
Fiber optics is the newest and best type of Internet technology. Fiber Internet is made up of tiny glass or plastic strands that transmit data using light. This type of Internet connection is much faster than traditional copper cables, making it the best option for gaming, streaming movies and TV shows, and downloading large files.
Cable Providers Available in Utah
Your main providers for internet, TV, and phone services in Utah are Charter and Comcast. If you’re happy with your current plan and want to continue it in your new place, SmartMove has a tool to streamline the process, from finding out if your old provider is available in your new neighborhood to actually transferring the services over. If you want to choose a new company, SmartMove lets you compare prices and check out deals with just a few clicks. With SmartMove, setting up your cable has never been easier.
Having a reliable modem and router is important. You want to search for TV service and a reliable service provider. Cable TV providers in Utah offer a variety of channels, HD channels, and On-Demand content.
TV packages often come with premium channels like HBO, Showtime, and Starz. Most providers also offer a DVR so you can record your favorite shows and watch them at your convenience.
Streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video are popular to add-on to your TV services.
Mobile Phone Services in Utah
When searching for phone service, the data plan is very important. You want to pick a phone service with an unlimited data plan. You can get your phone service from the same company that you get your Internet and TV service from. This is often the most convenient option, as it means you’ll only have one bill to pay each month.
Find a Provider in Utah
SmartMove is the best way to find Internet, TV, and phone providers in your area. Simply enter your new address and we’ll show you a list of providers and plans available to you.
Find your service provider today. Enter your address to get started.