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Moving to Alma from Montreal

Important information you need to know before you start your move to Alma from Montreal. Alma, Quebec is a city located along the Saguenay River, on the southeast coast of Lac Saint-Jean. Alma is located due north of Quebec City. Currently Alma has an approximate population of 29 998 with 98% of the population speaking French as a first language, compared to 1% of the population who speak both English and French. Although the local economy is based on paper and aluminum manufacturing, Alma offers a number of opportunities for those planning a long distance move from Montreal to Alma.

Geographically speaking Montreal is located approximately 480 kilometers from Alma, which can translate into approximately 6 hours of transit depending on route taken and speed of the vehicle. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Alma you would travel along the Autoroute 20 East out of the city, where the majority of your travelling will be done. Take exit 312 north on the left to merge onto Autoroute 73 north toward Quebec/Pont Pierre-Laporte. Take exit 142 East to merge onto Autoroute 40 east/Autoroute 73 north toward Seguenay/Sainte Anne de Beaupre. Take exit 313 for QC-175 N/Autoroute73 north toward Sauenay/Alma. Merge onto Autoroute 73 North and continue onto Boulevard Talbot/QC-175. Turn left at QC-169 north, and another left at Rue des Pins west. You will now be in the city of Alma, equipping your move with local road maps or a portable GPS system will always ensure no mistakes are made during transit. While on route to Alma from Montreal you will pass a number of cities such as be Saint–Hyacinthe, Drummondville, Chamy, Quebec City, Mont Apica, Barriere-Mesy, Les Sables, Village-de-la-Chute, Hebertville Station, until finally making it to the city limits of Alma. When searching for Montreal movers to assist you and your family in your long distance to Alma from Montreal, investigating the prospect company for experience in long distance moving to Alma or long distances in general will always ensure you have made the right choice and keep your mind at ease during this transition.

Alma does offer a limited number of post secondary education institutions for those planning on furthering their education in their choice for study. The university of Alma run through UQAC offers opportunities to take university courses through this campus, but more suddenly known as a learning centre. There is also Alma College, which has become the popular and first choice institution for youths entering their first year of post secondary studies.

Unfortunately there is no public transportation service offered to the residents of Alma, however there are a number of privately owned bus companies that offer scenic tours and connecting routes to cities such as Quebec city and Montreal. The three main private companies that operate in Alma are the Groupe Autocar Jeannois Inc and Autocar La Capitale Inc. Via rail does have a station in Hebertville, south of Alma, connecting residents to cities such as Quebec City and Montreal.

The search for a new home or apartment, often this can be the most exciting part of your move for you and your family, Alma offers a variety of different types of dwellings, from a duplex, to bungalows that are currently on the market. Researching on local by laws, average home prices and provincial legislation will always ensure local real estate companies or a prospect landlord does not take advantage of you. Depending on preference and overall budget to find a home in Alma with natural beauty in the entire city it is not difficult to accomplish.

Every year Alma hosts the festirame d’Alma which is a popular event that involves sporting events, running competitions, rowing and cycling welcoming all ages at any experience level. It gets all of the community involved during warmer climate and often a time when students are retired from school for the summer months. Visiting the city of Alma before your destined moving date will not only condition you for any travel time that would be involved but also get you better Acquainted with the local city and what it has to offer. There are a number of affordable accommodations and restaurants available for your stay no matter the duration. Some of the more popular hotels are the Universel, and Comfort Inn, which have been complimented on their food service, however there are a number of restaurants in the local district that can be affordable for the entire family.

Moving from Montreal to Alma 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 Alma from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that!

Selecting Montreal Economical Moving Company - 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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