Downtown Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, AK 99518
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Benefits of Self-Storage Units for Tourists July 26, 2017

Downtown Anchorage, Anchorage
Benefits of Self-Storage Units for Tourists, Anchorage, Alaska

Are you about to head on a vacation in Alaska? If you have a large number of items that are too inconvenient to take along with you, consider renting a self-storage unit. Although this may seem a little unusual, it actually offers a wide variety of advantages.

Here are a few reasons tourists should consider renting self-storage units: 

  • Financial Savings: If you’re going to go backpacking, putting your extra belongings in an airport locker seems like a good idea, but it doesn’t come cheap. The small amount of space can also be an issue if you have a large item to store. On the other hand, getting a hotel room just for your luggage is impractical. Self-storage units provide a more cost-effective solution. You also have a lot of options when it comes to prices.

  • self-storageRoam Around Freely: Perhaps you’re in Alaska for a fishing or camping trip that will take several days. Lugging around all your extra suitcases with you will be inconvenient. Instead of being able to enjoy your vacation, the heavy hauling can ruin the moment and bring you more stress. Renting a self-storage unit allows you to roam around freely. You can leave most of your belongings, and just carry a small bag of essentials.

  • Storage Security: It’s not recommended to bring important travel documents when you’re going to unsecured areas. Keeping them in a self-storage unit is your best bet. Most facilities are secured with alarms and monitors. They also offer supplemental insurance packages and other safety provisions, so you’ll be completely covered.


For quality storage units in Anchorage, AK, you can rely on International Self Storage. This company has been serving the area since 1987 and has gained a reputation for providing the best storage services to locals and tourists alike. Call them today at (907) 563-2655, or visit their website to learn about their heated and unheated storage options.

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