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Backloading Melbourne to Adelaide

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Backloading 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.

Backloaders servicing from Melbourne to Adelaide cost $107.62 per cubic meter on average. The average job price is $697.40 and the average space per job is 6.48 cubic meters. The total distance that needs to be travelled is 726.86km.

$107.62 / m3

Average price per cubic meter

$697.40

Average job price

6.48m3

Average space per job
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Paul booked a removalist for $1820.00 in East Melbourne

Find removalists travelling interstate from Melbourne or any other major city

Estimate how much space you need

The cost of your Melbourne to Adelaide interstate removalists depends on how much space your items take up in the truck or container.
Get a ballpark idea below:

How much space does your move need?
A few items of furniture
A moderate amount of furniture
A lot of furniture
35m3
Estimated space needed

How does Muval work?

Here's how muval helps you to find quality removalists from Melbourne to Adelaide in a few easy steps:

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1. Tell us what you're moving

Our platform automatically calculates the space required for your items.

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2. Find your match

We'll find available trucks at great prices with space when you need it. You can filter by dates, price, rating and more to find the best company to suit your move.

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3. Compare quotes and book instantly

There’s no waiting for removalists to come back with quotes. No hidden surprises, all pricing is up front. You’ll get up to 10 quotes instantly online that you can compare reviews & request to book in one spot.

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Why use us?

The benefits speak for themselves.

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Instant pricing

Our platform automatically calculates and prices your move from a range of quality removal companies without you needing to call around and speak to pushy sales people.

Insurance options

We offer comprehensive insurance cover as an additional extra to your move.
Find out more here.

Secure online payment

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

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.

Move managers

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

Packing, unpacking and more

For customers looking for a full-service experience. Muval provides access to book pre-pack and unpacking services, packing materials, and even an exit and entry clean on your premesis.

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Removal companies

We work with a range of quality removalists to ensure exceptional service and care is given when moving your items.
Here’s a sample of what people say about the removal companies we work with.

  • 5.00 (24 reviews)
    Family owned and with over 15 years in the industry, we can get the job done right. Our team is able to deliver both local and interstate.
  • 4.80 (25 reviews)
    At Harrington Removals, we have the ability to collect the customers furniture on a set day of the week, with guaranteed delivery dates.
  • 4.92 (49 reviews)
    Canberra based … family owned & run! Passion Removals is as much a description as the name of our business.
  • Did someone say stressful? How about exhausting? Thanks to Clear Sky Moving you’ll never feel like this when it comes time to move again.
  • 4.27 (26 reviews)
    Whether you’re moving interstate, locally or just need storage, we’ve got you covered.
  • 4.97 (776 reviews)
    We take pride in offering an efficient and effective removal service, made straightforward and stress-free with our highly experienced team.

Frequently asked questions

Each company has differing policies about notification before the pickup and delivery. Some companies can provide a time window on booking, others provide this the day before, while others will provide notice within an hour of their arrival. 

This can be organised but will incur an extra charge.

If your booking is a premium service, the company will be able to provide exact timing. If your booking is a shared option, then your schedule will be a window between two to seven hours on the move day.

A cubic metre is 1m x 1m x 1m. A full-sized container size is 38m3. 

Truck sizes vary from 20m3 to 70m3 and sometimes 100m3.

Yes, it can, as long as you notify us before booking your move.

If you cancel within 48 hours of your booking (if your move is more than 5 days away) or give three weeks’ notice before your pick up date, you will get a full refund of your deposit.

It is preferred if you or your representative to be present at the pickup and drop off.

Depending on the destination and the state you are going to. Standard delivery times vary from one day to 21 days. 

All furniture items will be wrapped in heavy removalist quilted padding to best protect your furniture; Some removalists will also use shrink wrap as well.

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Don't take our word for it

4.8 (92) Rating from Google reviews

Natasha Gallahar

Muval customer on google.com.au 5 gold stars for removalist services

Fantastic service, always go above and beyond and more than happy to answer questions. I’ll never use another company as I know 100% I get the best price and best service with Muval.

I highly recommend for anybody looking at moving interstate to contact these guys, I’ve used them twice.

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