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Welcome to your smoothest move yet with Best Rated Transport! Whether you’re moving to Newcastle or making the trek north, south or west of the Central Coast, Best Rated Transport can deliver a stress-free moving experience. And it all starts now!

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Get instant free quotes from trusted interstate removalists in Newcastle and discover how stress-free and affordable an interstate move can be.

 

Best Rated Transport has helped thousands of people move interstate. Rather than contacting several moving companies around Newcastle, we’ve done the research for you. Simply fill in your details about your interstate move to or from Newcastle and you'll receive an instant quote from trusted transporters. And guess what - it's all FREE! No credit card needed either. 

 

Get ready to tick "sort move out" off your list of things to do. 

 

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Our mission is to help you save time and money. After all, moving is stressful enough without worrying about whether your removalist is insured, whether your furniture is safe and whether you’re getting a fair price.

 

We can take care of everything, from assisting you with inventory to finding you the best rate based on your moving needs.

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With Best Rated Transport you don’t have to worry about a thing!

 

Our professional moving coordinators can assist you every step of the way, including with inventory, quotes and packing materials.

 

We only work with furniture removalists in Newcastle that pass our stringent 7-point comparison inspection and our dedication to a personalised moving experience is what sets us apart from the rest. 

 

 

 

 

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Moving to Newcastle?

Newcastle Moving Guide

Thinking about moving to Newcastle?

 

Get ready to embrace the perfect blend of beachside living and urban charm. Nestled on the stunning coastline of New South Wales, Newcastle offers pristine beaches, vibrant cafes, and a thriving arts and culture scene.

 

Whether you're into surfing at world-class breaks, exploring historical sites like Fort Scratchley, or indulging in fresh seafood along the waterfront, Newcastle has something for everyone. With excellent schools, a relaxed lifestyle, and close proximity to Sydney, Newcastle is a welcoming city that combines modern amenities with a laid-back atmosphere. Get ready to call this coastal paradise home!

 

 

 

How Much Does it Cost to Relocate to Newcastle? Newcastle moving costs

 

The costs of moving in general have increased immensely with the price of fuel but our goal at Best Rated Transport is to ensure you find the best rate for your move. The good news for those moving to Newcastle is that this city is right on the coast and plenty of trucks drive the highway daily which means you may be able to get a good rate on a backload. 

 

So how much does it cost to move to Newcastle?

 

Generally speaking, to move to or from Newcastle, you’re looking at around $150 to $280 per cubic metre. 

 

How Long Does it Take to Drive or Fly to Newcastle from Major Cities? 

Newcastle's airport has direct flights to a number of cities in Australia including:

Sydney to Newcastle: 40 minutes flight or 2 hours of driving.

 

Melbourne to Newcastle: 90 minutes flight or 11 hours driving.

 

Adelaide to Newcastle: 2 hours and 20 minute flight or 17 hours of driving. 

 

Cairns to Newcastle:  2 hours and 50 minute flight or a 26 hour drive. 

 

Gold Coast to Newcastle:  1 hour flight and 7.5 hours to drive.

Brisbane to Newcastle:  90 minute flight and an 8 hour drive. 

 

Can Best Rated Transport Handle My Move to Newcastle?

We certainly can! We are an Australian owned and operated company and work with trusted transporters across Australia. We go everywhere (man) and we can safely and securely transport your goods to or from Newcastle and beyond.

We can also assist with any regional and remote moves in New South Wales. 

 

Our goal at Best Rated Transport is to ensure our customers have a stress-free moving experience. Our online platform allows you to compare trusted removalists and moving companies to find the best rate for your move. Keep the team at Best Rated Transport a call and we’ll help ensure this move is your smoothest one yet. 

Self Pack, Full Service and Backloading: Which Move Type is Right for You?

What options do you have when moving to or from Newcastle? Can you do it completely on your own or will you need a professional to assist you?

 

You might be surprised with how many options you have when moving house, from DIY to container hire and more. The right option for you will depend on a number of things including your budget, how much you need to move and how far the move is. 

 

DIY Moves

Self move means that you hire your own truck or UHaul and drive it yourself. You can purchase a truck or a trailer which can be towed by your own vehicle.

 

This is one of the most popular choices for local moves or even intrastate moves. If you do have to make a few trips back and forth, it tends to be okay. However, if you are moving interstate, you will need to ensure the truck is big enough to hold all of your belongings in one go. 

 

You will need to pay insurance and the hire fee and pack the truck yourself. You will also be in charge of the fuel costs and protective items for your belongings. 

 

The good thing about this option is you can make a road trip out of it and that your belongings remain with you along the way. This is also ideal if you have pets, if you prefer not to fly and if you are wanting to take in the sights along the way. 

 

Hiring Removalists

The most popular option for moving, especially if you are moving interstate or long distance, is to hire a professional removalist to assist you with your move. 

 

Removalists are also known as house movers and furniture movers and, essentially do the heavy lifting for you. This is also known as a full-service move. They will pack your contents into a truck for you and then transport your item to your new location. They will also unload your furniture and other items so you don’t have to worry about any of that.

 

If you are after the easiest and less stressful way to move, this is by far your best option.

 

You don’t need to worry about insurance, fuel costs, unloading and loading your goods and transporting your items. This is all done for you. 

 

Backloading 

 

Backloading is another removalist option and is the most affordable option if you are looking to hire house movers. Backloading is when you book available truck space on a large interstate removalist truck that already has a primary load. 

 

You may not need to book the entire truck for your move and thus, with backloading, you only pay for the space that you need. 

 

With a Newcastle backload removalist, you will still receive the same services as a house mover - loading and unloading and transport. You also don’t have to worry about insurance or fuel costs.

 

FUN FACT: This is one of our specialities at Best Rated Transport and it’s our recommendation for those who do have some flexibility when it comes to their moving dates.

 

Container Transport (Self-Pack) 

 

Container transport is another smart option when it comes to big moves. These are also known as self-pack moves as you will be unloading and loading your contents into a container. Then a carrier will transport the container from your house to your new location. 

 

If you have your own container, you can pay for “transit only” which means a carrier will move your container from your house to your new location. You will need to pack the container yourself and unload it at your new home, but you don’t have to worry about getting the container onto a truck or finding a way to move it. 

 

If you don’t have a container, you can hire one which involves the same as above, but you will be given a container for 28 days. You then load it up and arrange for pick up and delivery. You can then unload it at your new location before the container is picked up. 

 

Container transport is generally done by either rail or road depending on the distance. While container transport isn't always cheaper than using a professional removalist, it is with some long distance moves. 

 

Like hiring professional furniture removalists, you don't have to worry about making the drive yourself and containers can carry furniture as well as vehicles (be sure to request this). This is definitely a plus for anyone looking to bypass the long distance drive and just fly to their new home. Like removalists, you also don’t have to worry about insurance or fuel costs. 

 

What about Newcastle car transport?

 

We can most certainly help you with that! Our network of transporters can move furniture, vehicles, boats, caravans and heavy machinery. Whatever you’re bringing to Newcastle, we can help get it there!

 

How do I get started?

Simply Click on the Get Quote button below and fill in a few details. Log in as a guest or use your email and no credit card deets are required to access free quotes. Moving is hard enough without making comparing moving quotes hard too. So take the easy route and book with Best Rated Transport today! 

 

Not a fan of the internet? That’s cool! We are more than happy to help you over the phone instead! Give our friendly team a call on +61 1300 339 140. 

 

 

We look forward to helping make your move to New South Wales the smoothest one yet.

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"What a fantastic company to deal with, right from my initial call to Katie who organised everything and was such a lovely person, to Ross the delivery driver who was so friendly and helpful he kept us informed every step of the way. Very pleased and furniture arrived earlier than anticipated. The cost was very good as well. I got two other quotes that were twice the price that it ended up being. Highly recommend this company to anyone who wants to move."

Glen Kitto

"Absolutely incredible service and communication I highly recommend. Will definitely use this service again! Absolutely go above and beyond , my second time using and I’ll only ever recommend and use Best Rated Transport again!"

Belle Joski

"You just don't get service like this anymore. Super friendly, super professional, nothing was too much trouble. Katie went above and beyond to ensure the transport of our freight from Rockhampton Qld to Perth WA was nothing but a pleasant experience. We could not recommend Katie, Chris and crew highly enough. A big thank you to all involved."

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