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Moving from Sydney to Melbourne can be an overwhelming affair. With so much to organise, things can easily fall through the cracks. That's why it's important to start planning early – and finding qualified removalists to help you with the move should be on top of your to-do list.
Professional interstate removalists will ensure that your possessions will be safe and reach your destination in top-notch form. Not to mention the fact that they can help you pack and provide additional services like pet transportation, vehicle transportation and more.
Companies or individuals offering Sydney to Melbourne removals will transport your belongings – including furniture, knick-knacks, clothes, bulky items and more – from your Sydney location all the way to Melbourne.
While you might be tempted to hire a truck and do as much as possible yourself, moving is a time-consuming and energy-draining experience. Convincing friends to help you carry the heavy stuff will only take you so far.
Especially when moving interstate, it's important to have the peace of mind that your possessions will make it to the destination in one piece. That's where hiring professional movers come in.
Individuals and companies offering Sydney to Melbourne removals will help with your move, so you won't have to break your back loading and unloading boxes and furniture. Book them before you relocate and they'll deliver your furniture and other items speedily and without hassle.
When choosing Sydney to Melbourne removalists, start by looking on websites like Airtasker, Oneflare or Muval, where you might get better deals. You should also contact removal companies directly and ask for quotes.
Keep these factors in mind when you weigh your options:
Interstate removalists cost $107.11 per cubic meter on average according to Muval, with an average job price of $702.63 and 6.56m3 of space used per job. The exact price will vary depending on how much you're moving and whether you're looking to book add-on services.
On Airtasker, the average cost of a Sydney to Melbourne removalist job is $160 - $550.
There are plenty of companies that specialise in interstate removals, so you'll need to do a bit of research before you commit to one.
Make it a point to check their credentials, past experience and ask for a quote. Alternatively, websites like Airtasker or Muval enable you to get quotes and check reviews quickly.
If you're doing the packing yourself, everything should be boxed up and ready to go before the removalists arrive at your home. Start the process as early as possible and use labels to avoid confusion. It's best to come up with a moving checklist and tick things off as you go.
Yes – that way you can carefully supervise the loading of your belongings and make sure everything is secured and good to go.
You may be able to arrange for the removalists to have access to your property in your absence, but it's preferable to be there. Someone also has to be present at the destination to let them in.
This depends on the service you book and the add-ons you opt for. At the most basic level, the removalists will transport your stuff from point A in Sydney to point B in Melbourne.
That being said, most companies that specialise in removals provide a variety of services. Depending on your needs, you can opt for extras like:
Hiring removalists to help you move from Sydney to Melbourne can make the difference between a stressful experience and a seamless transition. It's also expensive. Budget ahead.
How long will it take for the removalists to move my home?
It's possible to make the journey between cities in one day, but you need to factor in pick up and drop off times. The removalist will be able to provide an estimate when you do the booking.
How far in advance should I book the removalists?
As much as possible in order to secure the times and dates you want. Many removal services get booked-up quickly, so get in touch with them in a timely manner.
Do I need to ensure parking?
Yes, make sure the removalists will have a place to park close to your home for easy access. This reduces travel time from your front door to the truck, boosting efficiency. If you live on a busy street, consider using your rubbish bins or park your cars in the area the night before. Double-check if you need a parking permit for the area.
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