Your move would only be smooth and successful if you plan it well and if you start preparing early. From the day you decide to move, you should start writing down all the things that need to do.
One of the first things you need to do is to start packing your things. But before you can do that you should survey your things so you can buy enough packing materials. After that you should start packing the things that you will not need until you have moved. You should get rid of the things you no longer need though. This will make packing easier and faster for you.
You should also book the moving truck or van at least 4 weeks before your move. This is especially important if you are moving during peak season. If you want to get your preferred company you really need to book early. Otherwise you would not be able to rent from the said company. The same is true if you are going to hire a removals company. In fact, you should start looking for the right company way before that so you will have time to compare quotes and check out the company.
By preparing early you have more time to do more tasks. You can pack your things well and your move becomes more organized too.