Backloading Australia

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Utilising backloads is a cheaper way of transporting furniture or items around Australia. It involves placing your items or furniture on a truck that already has a primary load booked either by utilising the excess space in the truck, or putting it in the truck on its return journey.

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What is Backloading?

Booking backloads is a common practice among interstate removalists, and it essentially involves utilising the excess capacity available in trucks. Removal companies are often willing to give discounted rates for the available space in a truck that is going from point A to point B, or on the return journey if they have been unable to find a customer needing to move in the opposite direction. When you book a backload, you'll need to be slightly flexible in terms of your pickup and delivery dates to fit in with the truck's schedule, but you'll be able to secure a very competetive price.

Muval is the best place to book a backload. Without Muval, customers usually call dozens of removal companies trying to find one that has a truck travelling between their desired pickup and drop off locations near to the dates that they want. When you book a backload with Muval, we do all of the hard work for you, finding you an appropriate match as close as possible to when you want to move.

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Popular Backloading Routes

We move backloads across Australia. Find a truck easily through Muval and take advantage of backload pricing if you're flexible on your pickup and delivery dates. If our site doesn't find a match for you straight away, one of our team will follow up with you personally to see how we can help.

Why Book a Backload with Muval?

Take advantage of our wide network of interstate removalists to find a suitable truck that can backload your items. Save yourself the time of calling dozens of companies to find one that can accommodate your backload.

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Insurance options

You can get full insurance cover through our Removals Insurance partners.

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Secure payments

Pay your booking deposit securely through our encrypted online payments form.

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Satisfaction guaranteed

If you're not satisfied with the company you are matched with after you pay your deposit, we'll refund you within 2 days.

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Move managers

Our team of move managers are available to help you and answer your questions at any point during your move.

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Professionalism

Muval sets a high standard for professionalism and professional conduct with all of our member companies.

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Careful packing and transport

Our removalists are trained professionals who are experts in careful wrapping and packing of your belongings.

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How Much Space Does Backloading need?

The following numbers give an indication of how much space the average dwelling size requires. Please note this is a guide only. Use the space calculator for a more accurate idea of how much space you need.

Moving apartment

Studio apartment 12m3
1 bedroom apartment 18m3
2 bedroom apartment 28m3
3 bedroom apartment 35m3

Moving house

3 bedroom house 40m3
4 bedroom house 45m3
5 bedroom house 60m3

Tips for Finding Discounted Removalist Rates and Backloads

Our team has used their knowledge and expertise from the industry to put together a range of tips and tricks to use when moving.

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