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So who’s your favourite… Removalist?

By johnboy - 13 March 2007 42

So, pending you guys getting out there and pushing our rate card I might be in the market for a removalist. So if it comes to that, who do you recommend? And who should I avoid?

Just remember you can say what you like about companies but don’t go defaming individuals.

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42 Responses to
So who’s your favourite… Removalist?
emd 4:55 pm 13 Mar 07

I’ve used Holbrook Removals to and from Melbourne, and to do a backload motorbike delivery. Didn’t break anything, turned up when they said they would, charged mid-range prices.

I’ve also used Rumbles for local moves round Canberra. Didn’t break anything, turned up when they said they would, charged cheapest rate in town, but didn’t seem as professionally polished (so I might not use them for moving stuff that’s irreplaceable if broken).

terubo 2:32 pm 13 Mar 07

Better idea – there’d be enough RiotActors with their vans & cars to head off in convoy to Kiama with your stuff.

Just throw us a party at the other end (we may need to crash over at Kerces’), & we’ll all be happy.

Thumper 1:31 pm 13 Mar 07

Totally agree with VY…

VYBerlinaV8 now_with 1:19 pm 13 Mar 07

Go to Hertz or Thrifty and hire a 3 tonne truck (largest you can drive on a standard license). Pack it carefully, and do one trip. Take 2 large friends with you (truck seats 3) to help pack/unpack.

smiling politely 1:14 pm 13 Mar 07

Go with the ute, making sure you’ve got ropes and blankets/rags as well (of course). I used a hired holden rodeo with no problems a little while ago, $125 bucks + fuel for the entire weekend. Recommend you ply friends with beer to get them to help you as well.

Regarding removalists, I may have organised some moving through Capital Self Storage once upon a time and I may have found them to be less than satisfactory. Indeed, were one so inclined, one could arguably employ a description of their services using little else but expletives.

johnboy 1:14 pm 13 Mar 07

Well, I’m trying to kill two birds with one stone.

Tell us of removals?

Al 1:10 pm 13 Mar 07

Thought you must have been angling for a new tranch of advertsiers, but then I read on further…
Have been up and down the eastern seaboard like yo-yos and can recommend Caloundra Van Lines for the longer hauls at good prices, but a little hop over to Kiama? Hire a van, get some exercise, save some bucks…

terubo 12:47 pm 13 Mar 07

Leave your gear in the flat for the time being – in case you don’t like it in Kiama for some reason…

Thumper 12:29 pm 13 Mar 07

Best bet is to go and hire your own truck from Kennards or something.

And driving a truck around is fun!

neanderthalsis 12:14 pm 13 Mar 07

I moved from Brisvegas down using Grace. They were cheaper than some of the others, quick and I had no real hassles at all.

sarix 12:08 pm 13 Mar 07

oh I’ve been meaning to scream this everywhere since last week – DO NOT DO NOT USE DLM REMOVALS – they are worthy of every expletive you can think of. And many that haven’t yet been thought of.

VYBerlinaV8 now_with 12:04 pm 13 Mar 07

A good mate from uni used to help out with a well known removalist for extra $$ back when we were all studying full time. One day he was helping move a grand piano, and slipped and they dropped the piano all over the road and it smashed to pieces.

Years later he was in a pub, and he met a guy that used to work there also. “So YOU’RE the guy who dropped that piano…”

sheer 12:03 pm 13 Mar 07

JB you remember who I used, right?

bonfire 12:02 pm 13 Mar 07

find someone who owns a ute.

S4anta 11:20 am 13 Mar 07

White Knight Removals.

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