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Backloading Melbourne to Sydney

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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 Sydney cost $116.84 per cubic meter on average. The average job price is $694.02 and the average space per job is 5.94 cubic meters. The total distance that needs to be travelled is 878.36km.

$116.84 / m3

Average price per cubic meter

$694.02

Average job price

5.94m3

Average space per job
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Mandy booked a removalist for $1454.00 in Dromana

Find removalists travelling interstate from Melbourne or any other major city

Estimate how much space you need

The cost of your Melbourne to Sydney 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 Sydney 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.

  • John’s Furniture Removals providing quality removals for home and office for over 20 years with different sized trucks to suit any move.
  • Since 1987, Aussiemove has been moving families and companies around Adelaide, across Australia and around the world.
  • 4.27 (26 reviews)
    Whether you’re moving interstate, locally or just need storage, we’ve got you covered.
  • 4.97 (31 reviews)
    We are a family-owned furniture removalist company that specialises in weekly interstate relocations between Adelaide and Melbourne.
  • Robina Removals is a family business with over 30 years in the industry. We'll cater for all your needs to make your relocation stress free.
  • 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.

Frequently asked questions

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

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!

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

This can be organised but will incur an extra charge.

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

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.

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. 

If you change your list of items or space required to an increased amount, the removalist will adjust the price accordingly. It is advisable to inform Muval as soon as you know that your moving volume has increased. This way, we can plan to avoid any items being left behind on the move day. Please contact Muval about two days before your move once you have finished packing; this way, we can give the correct information to the removalist company before the day. 

We encourage bookings ASAP, and this will hold the price, reserve the space, and give you peace of mind. This can also mean you avoid any future price rise.

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Don't take our word for it

4.7 (76) 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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