Moving from one Brisbane suburb to the next requires planning and organisation, as well as booking a man-and-truck service. It is best to start as soon as you can to give yourself enough time to enquire for removal quotes. If you have any issues while planning your move you will have ample time to fix them. It is crucial that you hire a reliable interstate removals company.
Although it may seem difficult to find a reliable and affordable moving company in Brisbane, there are always people who can help you. Brisbane’s removalist services are very popular in the capital. This service helps hundreds of Brisbane residents with their relocation every year not to mention right across state borders.
For smaller apartment moves if you are moving from one area of Brisbane to another, a van and man service may be sufficient as these smaller removal businesses run a van that can fit items 2 metres high by 2 metres wide which is a good size for a 4m3 move, just about enough for a 1-bedroom apartment. It makes it much easier to load your belongings in the van and keeping the noise to a minimum without loud diesel truck engines and large trucks blocking the roads will be much appreciated by your neighbours. This service is also cheaper than those larger removal trucks that charge per hour. For any tasks that require restricted access, these man and van services can be useful.
For larger moves a professional removals team will assist with packing your belongings and inventory, wrapping and some may even store or unpack for you.
Moving Across the Border
This is where you will struggle to find a van and man home removals service and where you need to opt for a larger 20 – 30 cubic metre truck. If you have a large quantity and definitely are the best choice if you are moving from a 3, 4 or even a 5-bedroom house. There are many Brisbane moving companies who will help you complete your relocation project.
Interstate removalists Sydney to Brisbane can cost from $1000 for a one-bedroom apartment and up to $3500 for a 5-bedroom house move.
Interstate removalists Melbourne to Brisbane need to travel an additional 877KM compared to when departing from Sydney thus it can cost from $1500 for a one-bedroom apartment and up to $8000 for a 5-bedroom house move.
Whilst it may seem rather costly for a service that picks up your belongings and drops them off and you can hire a truck and do it yourself to save the money. However, this proves to be more challenging in practice if you have limited experience enduring long-distance driving, unfamiliarity with the roads, have a family with kids or rely on a job work your presence is required. As any injury or mishap stemming from taking on the relocation yourself can have dire financial and physical consequences on your family and life. It is therefore recommended to leave it up to the professionals and start fresh when you arrive in Brisbane.
These larger furniture pieces can sometimes be awkward to move and that is why if you want to complete your relocation in one trip or load. It is best to ensure that the truck is large enough so that there is only one uplift and one unload and that the removalist are travelling one-time across the border. Packing these items and covering them with blankets can help sustain the impact of the long journey ahead and to minimise damage to your items. The journey to Brisbane can be a long one and the items may bounce around so it’s best to make sure that the removal company are taking that extra bit of care and making sure everything is secured and tied down.
Look for Reviews
Online reviews are vital when it comes to finding the right moving company. With a few clicks and searches, you can see ratings from past customers. You can also read reviews about the company. Although it’s not perfect, it gives you a good idea about the organisation you might work with to arrange services.
There are many companies on the internet. Reviews not only highlight the quality of a company’s services but also build a reputation for these removalists. By asking the right questions you can be sure that you are getting the right company for your relocation. These are the questions you need to ask yourself in order to determine which company is competent enough to take on your job.
Do you have multiple contact details to reach you?
Can you reach them by phone whenever needed?
Is their address clearly visible?
Are they insured for transit, or third-party damage?
Do they have some positive feedback on the internet?
If you answered “Yes” to the following questions, then you are on the right track.
Potential customers will be able to find reviews online. Moving platforms like Find a Mover have a network of transporters and you can see what past customers have said too. A great removalist will strive to keep the customer happy and it will reflect in their reviews if previous clients were satisfied with the service they received. Negative reviews on the internet can result from poor customer service.
Suggested Tips Before You Move
Make a plan
Booking an interstate relocation expert can save you time and money and also a lot of stress but ensure you have a plan, when you are moving, what you are taking and how you will get yourself there after the driver has driven away.
It is important to pack your belongings before moving. You will get the smoothest moving experience by having your belongings ready for the moving company. 2 to 3 weeks is a good enough timeframe to start the dreaded task of packing but once you start you will begin to feel excited about moving into your new home in, not to mention new suburb or city.
Parking on the day
Make sure there is enough room on the street or you know where the removalist truck will be parking. You don’t want them to waste time or drive around for an hour to find parking. This will be added to your bill. But if you can secure some parking at the front of your home nice and early before the movers arrive, it will help the day run a lot smoother.
Ensure everything is in order before the truck is loaded. This will help you save time and money.
Make sure you are home when the truck arrives at your new home. You want to be there to accept delivery and guide them where they can park and where to unload your contents.