Melbourne to Tasmania Backloading

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How much do backloads cost from Melbourne to Tasmania?

Backloading from Melbourne to Tasmania cost $210.04 per cubic meter on average. The average job price is $1,041.80 and the average space per job is 4.96 cubic meters. The total distance as the crow flies is 598km.

$210.04

Average price per cubic meter

$1,041.80

Average job price

4.96m3

Average space per job

How much space do I need to book?

The cost of your Melbourne to Tasmania interstate removalists move will depend on how much space (measured in cubic meters) you will need in the removalists' truck, in addition to factoring in any difficulties with accessing your pickup and delivery locations.

Estimated space needed: ~35m3

Calculations are based on industry-standard, generic calculators and should be used as a guide only. This information does not constitute a fixed quote.

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A few items of furniture
A moderate amount of furniture
A lot of furniture

Estimated space needed: ~35m3

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What is Melbourne to Tasmania backloading?

Backloading is when you book the remaining truck space on a truck that’s already booked by someone else. It often means you may have to be slightly flexible on your pickup and delivery dates & times, but in turn it usually means big cost savings relative to booking a "primary load".

Booking backloads is a common practice among interstate removalists, who are often willing to give cheap or discounted prices 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.

We've mastered backloading from Melbourne to Tasmania

We've booked tons of backloads from Melbourne to Tasmania for our customers.
That experience is why 9.4/10 people who use Muval would recommend our services to a friend or family member.

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How does it work?

01.

Tell us what you're moving

Provide some basic information about your move. Our platform automatically calculates the space required for your items.

02.

Choose your backload provider

We'll find availability by searching dozens of quality Melbourne to Tasmania interstate removalists within our network. You can filter by dates, price, rating and more to find the best moving company to suit your move.

03.

Include other services

Make sure the lights and internet are working at your new home by adding connections (plus a range of other services) to your order.

04.

Book online, instantly

There’s no waiting for removalists to come back with quotes or waiting on hold to your energy provider. When you're ready, book your move in the click of a button.

The best Melbourne to Tasmania backloaders are here

Find the best interstate removalist backloaders from Melbourne to Tasmania, compare instant prices, read reviews and book online.
Book with confidence that you'll get exceptional service and care starting from $168.03 per cubic meter.

What's included with your backloading booking?

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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.

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.

If you're flexible on move dates, backloading is the most efficient way to move interstate.

Don't take our word for it

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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.

— Natasha Gallahar

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Frequently asked questions

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No one expects that you keep the original box that your TV came in when you bought it. Most removalists can provide special TV moving cardboard boxes that can help to keep your TV safe and secure while being transported (make sure you enquire about this before your move day. Otherwise, you can protect your television by wrapping it in blankets and then wrapping that tightly in cling film. Finally, as a peace of mind measure, we recommend purchasing one of our affordable moving insurance policies to protect your most valuable possessions like your TV in case of an accident.

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

The cost for your local move will depend on how long your move takes. Some dishonest moving companies quote very cheap hourly or half-hourly rates to get your job, and then work slowly on the day or surprise you with additional charges in order to make more money.

Unless they are running a limited special offer, most honest removal companies need to charge at least $45 per half hour or more in order to pay their staff (two people usually come to load and unload the truck for you), pay their insurances, and make sure their trucks are serviced regularly.

If you have booked the shared truck option, then yes. If you have booked a premium option, then you will not be sharing the truck. 

The best way to ensure a successful move day is to be prepared. One way to do this is to notify your removalist about any very heavy or awkward-to-move items before move day. It can never hurt to double-check with them that they understand that you have these items, even if you have also submitted an inventory list. These sorts of items include:

  • Grand / Baby grand piano
  • Pizza oven
  • Concrete furniture
  • Pool / snooker tables (particularly slate)
  • Many pot plants / large pot plants

The final payment must be paid five days before the nominated pickup date.

Muval is a booking platform. We find reliable moving companies at a competitive rate. We help companies fill their space with customers that are happy to fit in with the truck schedule. It is called a shared load option.

Reading reviews is a great way to determine if a removalist is the right one for you. Platforms like Google, Product Review or Muval are great for this because they have built-in mechanisms to ensure reviews are from genuine people that have actually interacted with that business.

However, we advise to be cautions of moving companies with hundres of reviews and a perfect 5 star rating on these platforms as reviews unfortunately can be faked. Don't get us wrong: honest companies with a perfect 5 star rating do exist and they are excellent (we have a few on our platform!). But, given the nature of furniture removalist work, something, at some point, is bound to go wrong. Maybe the truck breaks down and is late for a job. Maybe someone accidentally trips and some items in a box are damaged. Whatever it is, accidents unfortunately do happen and these sorts of occassions rarely attract a 5 star rating.

Because of this, companies with a 4.5 or above rating are often just as good as a company with a perfect 5. So, we suggest, instead of looking for all 5-star reviews, take a look at a companies worst reviews and pay special attention to how they responded to the issue. Were they sympathetic? Did they respond promptly? Did they offer a resolution? Were they contactable for the customer to voice their concerns? These are the sorts of things that separate the best removalists from those who don't deliver a high level of service.

Read more about how to avoid dodgy removalists here.

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