Additional Resources


Utilities & Home Services

All Connect www.allconnect.com/
Change of Address www.usps.com/moversguide/

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Hotel & Travel

www.tripadvisor.com
www.orbitz.com
www.hotels.com
www.expedia.com
www.travelocity.com
www.sidestep.com

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Pet Friendly Moves & Hotels

Pets Welcome - http://www.petswelcome.com

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City Information

www.city-data.com
www.bestplaces.net
www.relocationessentials.com
www.cityrating.com/crimestatistics.asp

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Schools & Education

Great Schools www.greatschools.org
National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) http://nces.ed.gov/
NCES Kids http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/index.asp

Public School Websites:

National Center for Education Statistics (Pre K – HS Public/Charter/Magnet) http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/
School Matters (Pre K – HS) - www.schoolmatters.com/
Great Schools (Pre K – HS) - www.greatschools.net/
Local School Directory (Pre K – HS) - www.localschooldirectory.com/google.php

Private School Websites:

National Center for Education Statistics (Pre K – HS) - http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/privateschoolsearch/
Great Schools (Pre K – HS) - www.greatschools.net/
Private School Review (Pre K – HS) - www.privateschoolreview.com/findschools.php

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Moving with Children

Helpful articles to reference when relocating children:

Preparing Your Child for a Move - www.KidsHealth.org
Understanding Children: Moving to a New Home - National Network for Child Care

Books to reference when relocating children:

The Moving Guide; A Kid’s Survival Guide, by Gabriel Davis and Susan Dennnen
But Mom, I don’t Want to Move, by Susan Miller
My Family is Moving, by Beverly D. Roman
Footsteps Around the World, by Beverly D. Roman
Relocation 101, by Beverly D. Roman
Home Away from Home, by Beverly D. Roman

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Cost of Living Information

Mercer - www.mercer.com/costofliving (top 50 cities worldwide)

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Living/Moving Abroad

Just Landed - www.justlanded.com

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Tax Information

IRS - www.irs.gov/
Retirement Living - www.retirementliving.com (taxes by state)

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Rental Information

Special GMS Rental Website:

www.Cort.com/clients/virtual/

Apartment Search Websites:

www.apartmentguide.com
www.rent.com
www.rent.net
www.forrent.com
www.apartments.com
www.apartments.net
www.bestplaces.net

Private Rental Websites:

www.craigslist.org
www.rentclicks.com
www.rentalhouses.com
www.homerentals.net
www.realtor.com (click advanced, select rentals, unselect all other home types)
www.thepaperboy.com (to find local paper – look in classifieds)
www.ipl.org

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