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Moving to Val-d'Or from Montreal

Important information that you must to know before to moving to Val-d’Or from Montreal. Val-d’Or, Quebec also known as the “valley of gold” located in the Western Abitibi- Temiscamingue region has an approximate population of 31 123. The city has a vast history dating back to the discovery of Gold in 1923, but more recently has been an attraction for tourists to some of the same sites proclaimed historic sites of Canada in 1979.  As other rural areas in Quebec the majority of the population speaks French as a first language with 68% compared to the other 32% of Val-d'Or residents who speak both English and French making the city an excellent transition for those planning on moving from Montreal to Val-d'Or.

When preparing a move to Val-d'Or from Montreal, many things should be taken into consideration to ensure you have enough time to plan ahead with the proper research and create a respectable budget for all steps necessary in your long distance move.  Geographically speaking Val-d’Or is 527 kilometers from Montreal, which can vary to 6 hours and 48 minutes of driving, depending on speed of the vehicle and route chosen. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Val-d’Or you would travel along the Autoroute 70 West taking all proper exits toward Autoroute Decarie/Autoroute 15 North toward Saint-Jerome. Take exit 70 East to merge onto Autoroute 15 North/Autoroute 40 East toward Saint Jerome/Quebec/Mirabel. Take exit 70 (left side) to merge onto Autoroute 15 North toward Laval/Saint/Jerome and merge onto the QC-117 North. The majority of your travelling will be along the 117 until you reach a roundabout outside the city of Val-d'Or. 3e Avenue and you will be within the city. While on route to Val-d'Or from Montreal you will pass a number of cities such as Laval, Saint-Jerome, Sainte-Adele, Mont-Tremblant, Labelle, Mont- Laurier until making it into the city limits of Val-d’or.

Although the city of Val-d’or has multiple opportunities for employment due to the various industries that are operating since the discovery of gold, however the post secondary opportunities are limited compared to other areas in the area. The only institutions that is offered in Val-d’or is the Cegep de L’Abitibi-Temiscamingue which offers a variety of pre university prep courses and assistance to adults who are looking to complete their high school degree.

Due to the geographical location of Val-d'Or, there is no current public transportation that is offered to the residents, however there is a bus service with connecting stops South East toward Montreal and North West toward Rouyn Noranda. Val-d'Or is also home to the Val-d'Or airport that is served by several airlines such as Air Creebec, which is a regional service with its headquarters in Val-d'Or.

When getting to the part of your move on selecting a new home or dwelling, often it can be an exciting obligation by the entire family. Researching on local by laws and provincial legislation will keep you one step ahead when selecting a home or apartment in Val-d'Or. Average home prices should also be something into consideration when negotiating a new lease or mortgage with a potential landlord or real estate agent. There are a variety of different types of dwellings available in Val-d’Or such as homes, Bungalows, cottages townhouses and duplexes. Often it will come down to preference and over all budgets when selecting your new home or apartment.

The city of Val-d’or has a history when it comes to attractions and festivities. In !987 the city hosted the Quebec Games, but is also known for its cycle tracks, forested nature and vast parks located throughout the city. Often deciding on visiting Val-d’or before your destined moving date will not only better acquaint you with the city but condition you and your family for the traveling time involved from Montreal. There are a number of accommodations and restaurants located in Val-d’or to service visitors and residents within in the city. Some of the more popular restaurants vary from American traditional cuisines to Italian, as well as a number of bar and grills. Often it will come down to the occasion and if your family will be present on which restaurant offers the best juncture to you and your family. Some of the more affordable hotels and accommodations are found in close proximity to the waterway with spectacular views and experiences. There are also a number of bed and breakfasts operating in Val-d’or for those who enjoy a traditional style of accommodations.

Moving from Montreal to Val-d’or 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. Finding a reliable mover in Montreal can give you the satisfaction and peace of mind keeping you focused on other tasks involved during the move.

Selecting the right moving company or long-distance movers in Montreal 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. 

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