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Moving to Joliette from Montreal


Important information you need to know before you start your move to Joliette from Montreal. Joliette, Quebec is a city northeast of Montreal, along one of the most important waterways in the Lanaudiere region of Quebec the Assomption River (L’Assomption River). Joliette is an attraction for religious sects who visit the Saint-Charles Borromee Cathedral, but the local economy is driven in the manufacturing sectors hosting the largest gravel manufacturer in the area. Joliette has an approximate population of 19, 045, with 74% of the population speaking French only compared to 25% of the residents in Joliette who speak both French and English. Often because of its bilingual opportunities moving from Montreal to Joliette can be a popular and educated decision.

Planning ahead and creating a budget will always prove success in the end showing that you have taken time and the right steps necessary to achieve a long distance move from Montreal to Joliette. The approximate population from Montreal to Joliette is 70.5 Kilometers. If taking the time to drive in a personal vehicle, the transit time can approximately be an hour depending on speed of the vehicle and traffic conditions. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Joliette you would travel along the Autoroute 25 North, taking the exit onto the Autoroute 40 East toward Trois-Rivieres/Quebec. You will travel along this highway until taking exit 122 to merge onto the Autoroute 31 North toward Joliette. This will take you into the city limits of Joliette, equipping your move with local road maps or a portable GPS system will always ensure no mistakes are made in transit. When leaving Montreal you will pass a number of cities on route to Joliette such as Lachenaie, L’Assomption, Lavaltrie-Station, Domaine-Lafortune, until making it into the city limits of Joliette. When choosing Montreal movers to assist you in your move, investigating the prospect company for experience in long distance moves to Joliette or the immediate area would not only ensure professionalism but an informed decision for your choice with your possessions to a new home.

Due to Joliette bilingual opportunities the city hosts 3 francophone high schools and 1 Anglophone high school. If you have children that will be attending the public school system it’s always a great suggestion to research what public institutions offers the best plan for them. If you are looking more toward post secondary opportunities, Joliette does host a campus to the Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres and a francophone CEGEP offering university or college preparation courses and assistance to adults who plan to achieve their high school diploma.

The area of Joliette is known for a high traffic density, which in the last ten years inspired a public transportation system based out of Joliette which services some of the surrounding areas in close proximity to Joliette. The CRT Lanaudiere (CRTL) operates and is responsible for the services throughout the region of Lanaudiere. There are many destination stops, with some including northeast Montreal. The service was started in 2002 with three main bus terminals one of which is located in Joliette. T

No matter your reasoning on moving to Joliette, there are a number of opportunities to ensure things go as planned such as employment or finding a new home or apartment.  Joliette has a variety of different types of homes and apartments as well of cottages for rent and on the market for purchase. Its often a great suggestion before your move to do some research on local by laws or provincial legislation to ensure that you are not taken advantage of by a potential landlord or real estate agent. Researching average prices on dwellings will keep you prepared when getting to the point in your move to negotiating a lease or mortgage.

Although Montreal is located only approximately an hour from Joliette, it still makes an educated decision on your part to visit the city not only to condition yourself for the move from Montreal to Joliette but will also give you and your family a chance to take advantage of what the city has to offer in accommodations and local restaurants. The city is home to the Joliette Art Museum which many of the works of art include paintings, paper artwork, sculptures and a large collection of art from the French Middle Ages. If you or your family has an interest in art and history, it can make a good family weekend out of visiting the city of Joliette before your move. Joliette has a number of international restaurants specializing in delicate cuisines such as Caribbean, Belgian, Fondue and Italian, often it will come down to your preference on which restaurant will best suit the occasion. Joliette is also home to one of the provinces oldest Hotels known as the Hotel Chateau Joliette with an amazing view and spectacular service no matter if your visit to the city is business or pleasure. There are also a number of Bed and Breakfasts located in Joliette for couples that like to get away from the city atmosphere such as Montreal and take in what nature has to offer. For more information on restaurants or accommodations found within Joliette.

Moving from Montreal to Joliette 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 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. 

If you want to move your piano or pool table to Joliette 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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