Summer and Gap Year Storage Advice for Students

Many university students head off on gap years or return home during the summer months. This can be to save a bit of cash, because your contract has come to an end or because you want to go out and explore the world while you have the freedom to do so.

However, if your summer is resulting in a gap in tenancy, and you don’t want to haul all your items away from your university town or city, you may wonder what your options are. The good news is that you can find self storage for an affordable price.

Self-storage is a student-friendly option. Many companies provide smaller storage units suitable for housing the contents of a single bedroom or small flat.

There’s also the option to have your contents picked up and dropped off so you don’t have to worry about transporting your items if you don’t have a car. Most students don’t have access to a vehicle, and it can be a headache when it comes to house moves. That’s why self storage can be a life saver.

You’ll also have the option to visit your unit if you need to collect items while they’re in storage.

How to get yourself a storage unit organised in time for summer?

The student summer season can start as early as mid-June, so it’s best to shop around sooner rather than later. April or early May are good times to start looking.

If you’re a student in Peterborough or the surrounding area, why not enquire with Reads Removals? We’ve partnered with 1st Access to supply self-storage units of all sizes. They’re secure and fully flexible, meaning you only pay for the unit as long as you need it.

When you’re ready to have your items removed, just give our friendly team a call. Our removals Peterborough team can even transport your belongings to your accommodation.