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When should I cancel my account with my previous web host?
Posted on 24 October 2003 03:21 PM
It is generally recommended to wait two weeks after initiating a site transfer to request cancellation of the previous account. This allows time for the few ISPs that take longer to update their tables and helps to prevent losing visitors that are using these slower ISPs.

See the following for a tip on "How to prevent visitors from being lost during a host transfer?"