The Best Place To Compare Removalists in Brisbane
The crew here at Removalists Brisbane have moved houses over and over again, so we understand that it can be one of the most stressful and exciting times your life. We’ve compiled a table to give you a better idea of what some of our favourite companies have to offer. This is just the tip of the iceberg, you may have to do some more research on these companies before you decided but this should push you in the right direction.
Compare Removalists Companies In Brisbane
Price Range – Based on the cheapest option, normally one truck
Online Quote – Does the company provide an online quote?
Increments – Most companies will charge you a rate at a specific increment should you go over over the time that was quoted.
Long Move – Does the company travel outside of the greater Brisbane area or interstate?
Other Services – Does the company offer packing, storage, cleaning and/or large Item removals?
Depot Charge – Is the price inclusive of the time to and from the depot?
Hiring A Removalist?
Moving your stuff can be an intricate process but if it’s done correctly and with the right help you can start life in your new home on the right foot. However, with new opportunities and adventures just around the corner, it’s hard not to be a little anxious. With so many removalists to chose from in Brisbane, it’s hard to tell exactly which companies are better than the rest. When it comes to price, some removalists charge per hour, others charge per job. To be fair, it all depends on the specific needs of the job. However, you may find some hidden costs or additional fees attached for a particular service. Some of these include; depot fees, insurance for your belongings (see below), charging for packing materials, price per increments (how are you charged if you go over your time? Hours? Minutes? Flat Rate?) and over-sized furniture fees.
Here’s a video with a few more answers to questions you may have:
Instant Online Quotes:
When you’re trying to get an idea of how much a particular service is going to cost you, it’s great to be able to fill out an online form and find out exactly how much you’re going to spend. Here at Removalists Brisbane we know what it’s like to have answer a hundred questions over the phone four or five times in a row. The beauty of online forms is that you can have a number of quotes from several different companies straight to your email within a few hours, letting you make an educated and informed decision.
In some cases, you may find that you only want to get a quick, non-committal quote. They’re are a few companies who provide you and instant, online quote. With that being said, you’ll find other companies asking a range of questions. This can be a bit tiresome but at the end of the day you’ll get a more accurate quote. See our table below to see which removalists in Brisbane offer online quotes.
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Most companies don’t just offer removalist services. You’d be surprised to know that many companies also have discounted rates and package deals on carpet cleaning and house cleaning too. They also have special deals with regards to moving large items such as pianos, read our guide for more details. If you are downsizing but need storage space, many companies have partnerships with storage companies and can get you along your way to keeping your possessions safe. Most removalists also have rates for packing and unpacking, so the whole job can be taken care of from start to finish, too easy!
Different Size Moves:
Here at removalists brisbane, we know all jobs aren’t the same. In some cases you may find yourself paying too much money for services you don’t necessarily need. For example, if you only need to move a few things from a share-house; you really don’t need a the full services of a removalist company. Luckily, there are a few resources out there to help when you only require a small move.
Certain companies also specialize in large scale move, for example, moving your office to a new building or moving interstate. These big operations probably require a bit more planning and a removalists would have to do an inspection to see how much it would cost and how long it would take to relocated all of your belongings. These companies specialize in have the correct tools for the job, this includes having the proper trucks. We also have articles on moving with pets and where to find short term accommodation should you be visiting Brisbane.
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The Financial Services Reform Act now prohibits removalists from offering insurance without a license. It’s a common misconception that if a removalist has insurance it means its ALSO covers all of their client’s moves – this includes damage to your possessions. When arranging your removalist it’s important to find out their insurance policy.If they don’t insure your belongings you should look at getting coverage. Try www.removalsinsurance.com.au as a starting point. Here at removalists Brisbane we know that accidents can happen and that it’s better to be safe than sorry.
Removalists Brisbane – Companies To Check Out!
This small, family owned moving company was started in 2006 by three brother. Based in Brisbane, they have grown to serve a wide variety of moving needs. Whether it’s an apartment move, house move, packing services or moving offices Movers online has the right tools for the job. They have a fleet of trucks ranging from small, two men trucks at $200/hr to jumbo four men trucks at $320/hour. They also include a no-damage guarantee (see their website for conditions).
In business since 1985, if you’re looking for a speedy online quote for a job, try Mini Movers. It’s a quick process to fill out their form and you have a quote in minutes. They offer both short and long distance moves, along in house moves and office moves. If you have large items like pool tables or pianos they are also professionally trained to complete the job. They use an hourly rated systems that lets you effectively budget how long you will need their services for. It also means the more work you do, the less they do and the more you save – more the small stuff and leave that grandfather clock to them! MiniMovers offers you a written Guarantee- “if we damage anything, we will fix it”. You may want to consider further insurance as well though.
Probably the cheapest option on the list. At $45 per hour, Brisbane Man with a Van is exactly what you’d thing it is. There are no hidden costs, you get a man and a van. It should be noted that there is no insurance available with this service so you are liable for any damages that occur. It’s a great option if you need to move a few things quickly.
In business since 2001, Scotty’s offers a range of different size trucks to cater to a variety of moves. You can get a request a quick quote online using their form. As a professional crew they are equipped with the furniture covers, trolleys and straps to secured your possessions properly. They also offer pre-packing services and have packing supplies for sale.
Started in 2008, Flex was started by a 19 year old business student. Their website has lots of moving tips, and as a added bonus, they have discounted rates for those who use their automated online booking system. They’ve focused their company on small local moves but have partnerships with other local removalists brisbane for long/interestate moves. They also offer packing boxes for purchase, check out our guide on packing boxes.
One of the smaller removalist on the list, City Removals offer competitive hourly rates and 7 day service from Brisbane through to Logan, Ipswitch, Pine Rivers, Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast. They have a minimum two hour booking with no depot time included. They will add a small surcharge if you have special move items or difficult access moves but you will be aware of this on your quote. They don’t offer any other service, just the move.
Another smaller removalist company, Happy Removals has moved thousand’s of families in their 10 years operating. They offers a few other services including. storage, rubbish disposal, freight pick-up and container loading/unloading. They have competitive prices at an hourly rate.
They also have an online form that they’ll use to quote you an accurate price.
Brisbane Furniture Removalists specialise in small local removals and furniture deliveries. They provide 1 man and the truck and the householder helps the driver where required in loading and unloading which is designed to save our customer money by not having to hire a full removal crew just to move a small amount of furniture. They are fully insured for public liability and transit damage and operate 6 days a week Monday – Saturday.
Thanks for looking at Removalists Brisbane!