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Backloading Melbourne to Perth

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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 Perth cost $167.71 per cubic meter on average. The average job price is $1,955.53 and the average space per job is 11.66 cubic meters. The total distance that needs to be travelled is 3,406.42km.

$167.71 / m3

Average price per cubic meter

$1,955.53

Average job price

11.66m3

Average space per job
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Daniel booked a removalist for $5364.00 in Preston

Find removalists travelling interstate from Melbourne or any other major city

Estimate how much space you need

The cost of your Melbourne to Perth 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 Perth 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 (47 reviews)
    Prime Transport Group is a full service removalist company, constituted by two families with over 7 years of experience as removalist Sydney
  • 4.97 (31 reviews)
    We are a family-owned furniture removalist company that specialises in weekly interstate relocations between Adelaide and Melbourne.
  • 5.00 (18 reviews)
    Melbournes #1 Removal and Delivery Company
  • 4.73 (79 reviews)
    Premium removal services - Careful, Reliable, Punctual, Transparent. As seen on Channel 9 & SBS.
  • 4.72 (57 reviews)
    Shift Removals Byron Bay is a no fuss removals service. We are prompt and punctual, friendly and professional.
  • 3.39 (128 reviews)
    At RHAM Transport we provide a caring and reliable removal service with professional attention to suit individual needs. Family owned.

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 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.

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

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. 

We only work with experienced and reputable moving companies and its in their best interests to pack accurately in the trucks for two main reasons:

  1. It maximizes the space available.
  2. A tight well-loaded vehicle ensures less movement and motion on the road/rail. 

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

Preferably No, It is better to use a fitted sheet on each side of your mattresses to enclose. 

Yes. This varies depends on which company you are using. Usually, the minimum charge is around $300-$500 dependant on the origin and destination.

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Don't take our word for it

4.7 (63) 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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