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The Cost to Move From Melbourne to Sydney

How much do interstate removalists cost?

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Moving interstate is a big life change and it can take a lot of effort to arrange everything. Before you get started with your move, it’s important to work out what everything is going to cost so you can work out a budget. That’s where WridgWays can help! By breaking down all the costs involved in an interstate move, you will have a better understanding of what moving from Melbourne to Sydney involves.

Want to know the cost to move from Melbourne to Sydney? Contact WridgWays interstate removalists today for a quote!

What to consider for your move

When you first decide to move from Melbourne or Sydney, you’ll need to work out what you need to do before you go. If you need to throw things out, you’ll need to factor hiring a skip bin into your budget. When you move out you will also need to have your house cleaned. This will differ in price depending on the size of your home.

The moving itself can be pricey as well if you have a large home. You’ll need to consider which items you want to move, how many rooms are in your home, and what day of the week you plan on moving. These factors will influence the price of the move, so it is important to think about.

What an average move will cost

For one, two, and three-bedroom homes, the pricing of moving from Melbourne to Sydney can vary. The average cost of moving in Australia can range anywhere from $2,000 to $7,500 for interstate removalists. This price is based on shipping containers, as the more you need, the higher the cost will be. If the company doesn’t include packing in the price, this can cost another $1,000 on top of that.

There are also other things you will need to pay for, such as cleaning your home and rubbish removal. It will cost around $20 to $25 an hour to have our house professionally cleaned. This is important to do if it is a rental or you plan on selling. To remove any rubbish from your property will be anywhere between $80 and $250 based on the size of the skip bin you want.

Different types of add-ons

On top of the price of the move, you may also want to pay for other services. Many interstate removalists will provide these services for you as it makes it easier to organise your entire move in one place. Think about the things you need to move and work out what services will suit your move best.

If you need to store your items during transit, you can arrange to have your belongings placed in a secure storage facility. To make sure your belongings get to your new destination you can buy moving insurance, as this will cover you for any damages that occur. You may also want to pay for services such as pet or vehicle transportation to make your move easier.

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The risks of a cheap interstate removalists

You may be thinking that cheap interstate removalists sound like a much more affordable option. Is it worth taking the risk when you won’t get the same quality of service? When you choose interstate removalists that aren’t accredited, you run the risk of having your goods damaged or lost. You can’t guarantee that they will transport your goods safely if they don’t have the proper training.

Cheap interstate removalists are also well-known for arriving late or not arriving at all. Many people have complained about paying for removalist services where the movers don’t show up or arrive several days late. Is that the kind of service you want to pay for?

The benefits of a premium interstate removalists

With high-quality moving companies, you will find that they offer a suite of relocation services. Not only will they move your belongings, but they will often provide a range of other premium services as well. While you may be paying more, this price often includes extras in addition to moving your belongings.

Premium removalists will pack and unpack your belongings for you, making your job much simpler. The removalists will disassemble and reassemble your furniture, provide you with quality packing materials to protect your belongings, and have the experience to get your goods to your new home safely. With an accredited, reputable moving company, you can rest assured that your move will be in good hands.

Services 1-2 bedroom home cost estimate 3-4 bedroom home cost estimate
Insurance $1,000 – $2,000 $3,000 – $4,000
Rubbish removal $80 – $150 $150 – $250
Cleaning $25 – $75 $75 – $150
Pet transportation $200 – $400 $200 – $400
Vehicle transportation $500 – $2,000 $500 – $2,000
Secure storage $100 – $200 per month $200 – $400 per month
Removalists $2,000 – $4,000 $5,500 – $7,500
Total cost $4,000 – $8,850 $9,600 – $14,750

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If you choose WridgWays, many of the extra services may be included in the price. Our removalists provide door-to-door service, making your move easy. Premium interstate removalists will not only provide a better quality service, but will also ensure your goods get to their destination safely.

For a more accurate quote for moving from Melbourne to Sydney, contact WridgWays for a home survey today!