Melbourne continually proves itself as a commercial success story within Australia and is classed as one of the world’s most liveable cities to move into. The rich culture of art, music and cuisine is also buoyed by the types of businesses they have seen recently moving to the Victorian capital.
If you're looking for quality Melbourne removalists, Muval can help you find them. Get started to compare removal companies and book online in minutes.
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Alert Can you move house and hire removalists in Melbourne during COVID-19 stage 4 lockdown?
We’ve pulled together the key information below from the Victorian Government website (updated August 3rd, 2020) to help you with your questions regarding moving house during COVID-19 in Melbourne. This information is changing daily, so, please always check with government regulations.
Can I move house under lockdown in Melbourne?
Yes, you are allowed to move house. Moves are permitted as per Vic. Health Directions (Part 2 - Stay At Home 5 (5)) and it is recommended to carry your new home proof of residence documentation with you if moving house. Please note that if you live in public housing in certain areas, moving house is not allowed. (Source: public housing information).
Are removalists Melbourne considered an essential service?
Since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, removalists have been considered an "essential service" and have been able to deliver goods locally and interstate. There may be some temporary restrictions on moving house if you live in a specific lockdown suburb in Victoria, such as public housing. Outside of these areas, moving house is still permitted.
How can I move house safely during Coronavirus spread in Melbourne?
If you are moving. We strongly recommend taking every possible precaution to limit interaction with movers during your move, including vacating your house during loading and unloading so the removalists do not have to work around you.
Where can I find the Victorian Government website's information about COVID-19 / Coronavirus lockdown?
You can view the official Government website here: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
How much does it cost to hire removalists in Melbourne?
The average price of removalists Melbourne is $64.29 per half hour. So, to move a 3 bedroom house in Melbourne the cost works out to be around $810.05 on average. You can reduce this cost and save money by comparing Melbourne moving company prices on Muval to find the best deal for you!
Estimate how long your move will take
The cost of moving house with Melbourne removalists will vary depending on how long it takes to load and unload your items from the truck.
Get a ballpark idea below:
How long will your move take?
Estimated time needed by two people
Significant investment in Melbourne's higher education has enhanced the city's capability for producing the quantity and quality of talent in the business sector.
With over 2.3 million business in Austraila, 27% of them are located in Victoria. This coupled with a well connected transport system allows Melbourne to boast that it will be the largest Australian city by as early as 2031.
Melbourne is an affluent society of over five million people with strong demand for goods and services. Making for moving to and within the capital an exciting prospect for all involved.
Some of the key growth areas include: Healthcare and social assistance, Rental, hiring and real estate services, information media and telecommunications, financial and insurance services, administrative and support services, construction, professional and scientific and technical services, accommodation and food services, retail trade.
How does Muval work?
Here's how muval helps you to find quality removalists from Melbourne in a few easy steps:
1. Tell us what you're moving
Our platform automatically calculates the space required for your items.
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.
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.
Move Insights about Melbourne
Melbourne’s most liveable city status is highlighted through it’s connected global transport program, Metropolitan rail systems, Multiple road and highway investments, strong healthcare systems and importantly continued support of open space and parks amongst the growing urban and suburban street scapes.
Why use us?
The benefits speak for themselves.
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.
We offer comprehensive insurance cover as an additional extra to your move.
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Secure online payment
Pay your booking deposit securely through our encrypted online payments form.
If you’re not satisfied with the company you are matched with after you pay your deposit, we’ll refund you within 2 days.
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.
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.
- Whether you’re moving interstate, locally or just need storage, we’ve got you covered.4.27 (26 reviews)
- Our services are available all across Australia to make your move easy and stress-free. Your move matters!4.44 (312 reviews)
- We take pride in offering an efficient and effective removal service, made straightforward and stress-free with our highly experienced team.4.97 (776 reviews)
- We've spent a long time learning how to move things the right way - vigilant preparation, thorough training, and compassionate attitude!4.65 (175 reviews)
- Our trained very experienced team of removalists will wrap and pack your belongings like it was their own3.50 (30 reviews)
- Our Values are deeply rooted in honesty, integrity, respect and diligence; ensuring a job is done properly.4.54 (123 reviews)
- We provide the experience, professionalism and service you require to move house. We treat your belongings with care and deliver on time.4.35 (369 reviews)
- Servicing Melbourne Metro & beyond, S & K Removals is a 100% family owned and operated business with over 10 years experience.4.75 (225 reviews)
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Frequently asked questions
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.
Generally, it is around four porta-robes or 6 standard cartons for a wardrobe.
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.
Yes, it can, as long as you notify us before booking your move.
The packing service is not included in our standard pricing. Please check with our support team to get a quotation.
Yes. This varies depends on which company you are using. Usually, the minimum charge is around $300-$500 dependant on the origin and destination.
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!
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.
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.
Don't take our word for it4.8 (101) Rating from Google reviews
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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.
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