Moving to Ajax from Montreal


Important information you need to know before you start your move to Ajax from Montreal. Ajax, Ontario is a city found between Whitby to its east and Pickering to its west that are all under the municipality of Durham Region. Ajax, like other cities in Durham Region, makes up part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The town of Ajax received its name after a Royal Navy cruiser that served in World War Two known as the HMS Ajax. Currently Ajax has an approximate population of 90 167 with the majority of the population speaking English as a first language followed closely with other foreign languages due to the high diversity within Ajax and close proximity to the city of Toronto.  

The ability to properly research what areas you will need to be covering to ensure everything in your long distance move from Montreal to Ajax is accomplished successfully, looking at research points like distance, and travel time will always ensure your on the right track. Geographically speaking Ajax is located approximately 500 kilometers from Montreal, which can translate into approximately 5 hours and 43 minutes of driving depending on speed of the vehicle and destined route taken. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Ajax you would travel along the Autoroute 720 West until merging onto Autoroute 20. Once crossing provincial borders into the province of Ontario you will be traveling along provincial highway 401 West, where the majority of your traveling will be until reaching the city of Ajax. There are a limited number of exits to Ajax off the highway 401 thus equipping your ride with proper road maps or GPS systems are always great suggestions to ensure no mistakes are made in transit. During your move to Ajax from Montreal you will pass major cities once passing provincial borders such as Cornwall, Brockville, Kingston, Belleville, Trenton, Cobourg, Clarington, Oshawa, and Whitby until finally making it to the city of Ajax.  

The city of Ajax is limited for post secondary opportunities much like its neighbor city to the west (Pickering, Ontario) however there are still opportunities available in the city of Oshawa or Toronto that is easily accessible through public transportation within Durham Region. The city of Oshawa hosts 3 post-secondary institutions, The University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College. Both the University and College are located right beside each other however Trent University, which is based out of Peterborough Ontario, also hosts a small campus in the cities west end that opened in 2010. The city of Ajax has two school boards that are currently operating such as the Durham District School Board and the Durham Catholic District School Board. If you have children that may need to attend these institutions for their basic learning needs, its always a great suggestion to research out of the 6 high schools and several elementary schools found in Ajax, that will best qualify for your children’s education.

Ajax is a wonderful city when it comes to the choices of public transportation. If you are going to be taking advantage of the public services within the city, Ajax does offer public transportation run through Durham Region Transit. Durham Transit operates busses in all surrounding cities of Durham Region, which includes the city of Ajax. GO Transit also offers bus and train services that can connect many people to Toronto from the Ajax GO station making public transportation a breeze in Ajax.

Ajax did not start physically changing their residential areas until the 1970’s and throughout the recession of the early 1980s, Ajax continued to grow rapidly which led to more housing being built to help meet the needs of the growing population not only in the city of Ajax in general but the Greater Toronto Area as a whole. Many residents in Durham Region often commute to Toronto while residing in cities in the GTA such as Ajax for its easy commute to the city no matter if by public transportation or by personal vehicle. There are a number of available homes on the market in Ajax, fitting the budget of any new resident. There are also a number of apartments that suit the needs of young professionals who choose to resident in Ajax then in the city of Toronto which when compared, shows Ajax is much more affordable when it comes to finding a place to live.

Its always a great suggestion prior to your scheduled moving date to visit the city of Ajax, if possible for a weekend, to not only condition you and anyone else that may be involved in the long distance move from Montreal to Ajax, but to also better acquaint your self with the local streets and what the city has to offer to someone standing in your shoes. There are a number of affordable restaurants and hotels that can make your stay in Ajax one that is not only comfortable but worth wilding, making your long distance move from Montreal to Ajax that much more exciting. Some of the restaurants in Ajax specializing in international cuisines from Asian to Caribbean suiting any occasion that may come up. There are also affordable accommodations such as Super 8 Ajax and the Hilton Inn making your visit to Ajax one to remember.

Executing a long distance move from Montreal to Ajax can be accomplished with the proper budgeting and research before your expected or scheduled moving date. When selecting Montreal movers for your long distance move from Montreal to Ajax, it is always a great suggestion during your investigating with the prospect company, if they have experiencing moving prior clients to the province of Ontario or to the city of Ajax in general, will keep your mind at ease knowing you have done the research in selecting a professional company.

Moving from Montreal to Ajax can be complex with many steps implicated to ensure everything goes as planned with precision and care. Thus finding a reliable and experienced long-distance moving company is important when planning such a large move from Montreal to Ajax. Finding a reliable mover can give you the satisfaction and peace of mind keeping you focused on other tasks involved during the move.

Selecting the right moving company in Montreal or long distance movers  in general without the appropriate research can be time consuming, however checking company references, prior satisfied customer referrals, and that the moving company you choose operates or has operated in the past with the city you'll need to move to will always keep you one step ahead in your move. 

If you want to move your piano or pool table to Ajax from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that!

Selecting Montreal Economical Moving Service ALEX - you are going to make sure your possessions are safely and securely transferred, and that this is done as quickly as possible. The choice is up to you!


Good Luck and Happy Moving!

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