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The Cheapest removalist is not always the cheapest

November 11, 2014

Want to find the Cheapest removalist?

Cheapest removalistWhen looking for Cheapest removalist in Melbourne do your homework and don’t just go on what seems the cheapest.

We all want to keep expenses to a minimum but looking around for the cheapest rate can be a trap if you do not check for what is included and if there are any exclusions.

When asking the price, check whether the removalist offers fixed or hourly rates and if they have a minimum time requirement (e.g. some removalists will charge you a minimum of 2 hrs).

Moves – No minimum charge

How are you charged after the minimum time requirement – do they charge in 15 min or hourly blocks?

Moves – We charge in 15 min blocks

Are their different rates on weekends or public holidays?

Moves – We do charge an additional $10 per hour on weekends and public holidays

Do they charge a callout or depot fee?

Moves – No Callout or depot fee

Any fuel levies or return to base charges?

Moves – No fuel levies or return to base charge for metropolitan Melbourne

Are Toll charges included or extra?

Moves – All tolls are included

What is the type and capacity of the truck and how many removalists?

Moves – we will attempt to match the truck to the job and normally provide to qualified removalists but we can provide additional removalists and trucks if required.

Insurance included or optional

Does the removalist company include insurance or offer it in the price? If you’re moving all your worldly possessions or precious items then it is advisable to find a removalist company that offers insurance. Some will include it in the published rate while with others it is an optional extra. Even if insurance is not important to you a removalist that can’t offer you insurance should ring alarm bells.

Moves – We are fully insured and your move is automatically covered.

Moves Transport - the furniture removalists Melbourne residents trust.