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Backloading Melbourne to Canberra

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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 Canberra cost $98.34 per cubic meter on average. The average job price is $1,795.41 and the average space per job is 18.26 cubic meters. The total distance that needs to be travelled is 662.69km.

$98.34 / m3

Average price per cubic meter

$1,795.41

Average job price

18.26m3

Average space per job
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Emily booked a removalist for $695.00 in Maddingley

Find removalists travelling interstate from Melbourne or any other major city

Estimate how much space you need

The cost of your Melbourne to Canberra 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 Canberra 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.

Frequently asked questions

It depends on your volume and which carrier we are using for your move. Some companies can delay the delivery by a day for an extra fee, but others may not be able to if the truck is only passing by your address and must continue driving. 

If you need to change the delivery or pick up date, please advise the removalist as early as possible. They can sometimes accommodate changes and reschedule but this has a few variables. 

Generally, it is around four porta-robes or 6 standard cartons for a wardrobe.

Dismantling and assembling the furniture are not included in our standard pricing but can easily be added to your moving service, just ask.

The packing service is not included in our standard pricing. Please check with our support team to get a quotation.

Yes, absolutely. Please mention this at the time of booking, as it may make a difference to the provider we match you with. 

Some companies will have storage at the destination and some at the pickup. Some even include complimentary storage!

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.

To see the pricing, you will need to click on the link in your email. This will take you to our website where you can see your options.

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.

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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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