How Much Does a Packing Service Cost?

Relocating is a time-consuming task but you can take out some of the stress by hiring professionals to help you get the job done.

Hiring professional packers and unpackers is a great way to make your move more efficient and less of a worry for you. Not only does it help keep your items safe from breakages but it also frees you up to attend to other things and gets you in your new house much faster.Packing a kitchen

Hire A Packer have trusted, professional, experienced packers doing the work to get you moved quickly, safely and on-time – although we don’t recommend moving on the day of your pack or unpack service.

Want to know how much it’s going to cost you? Read on.

Pack and unpack

If you choose to have Hire A Mover professionals both pack and unpack your items, your belongings are in safe hands. Your items will be expertly wrapped in bubble or paper for maximum protection and grouped together by room and then placed in clearly labelled boxes for easy moving and unpacking.

When you use Hire a Mover professionals, we have a minimum booking of 2 people for 4 hours. The price for this is $480 (including GST) which works out at $60 per hour per person. If you need additional hours they are charged at the same rate of $60 per hour (including GST).

So, to get an idea of the cost of our professional packing and unpacking service, consider the following:

For packing and unpacking your kitchen and 1-2 other rooms:
2 packers for 4 hours = $480 (including GST)
2 unpackers for 4 hours = $480 (including GST)
TOTAL = $960 (including GST)

For packing and unpacking your kitchen and 3-4 other rooms:
3 packers for 5 hours = $900 (including GST)
3 unpackers for 5 hours = $900 (including GST)
TOTAL = $1800 (including GST)

Tell us about your packing needs and receive a free quote within 30 minutes.

Pack

If you have a tight budget or just looking at cutting down costs, you can hire Hire A Packer professionals to help only with your packing. Your items will be expertly wrapped in paper or bubble wrap and placed in labelled boxes so you can easily unpack them yourself once your get to your new house.Packing a bedroom

To get an estimate of the cost of our professional packing service, consider the following:

For packing your kitchen and 1-2 other rooms:
2 packers for 4 hours = $480 (including GST)

For packing your kitchen and 3-4 other rooms:
3 packers for 5 hours = $900 (including GST)

To get a more detailed quote in just 30 minutes, head to the Hire A Packer website.

Unpack

If you can handle the packing work yourself but want a bit of extra help once you get to your new place, consider hiring Hire A Packer professionals to help with the unpacking.

To get an estimate of the cost of our professional unpacking service, consider the following:

For packing your kitchen and 1-2 other rooms:
2 unpackers for 4 hours = $480 (including GST)

For packing your kitchen and 3-4 other rooms:
3 unpackers for 5 hours = $900 (including GST)

To get a more detailed quote in just 30 minutes, head to the Hire A Packer website.

Packing materials

When you book Hire A Packer professionals to help pack or unpack your items, you’ll also need to purchase or hire packaging materials for them to use as our team don’t bring these items with them.Packing books

We recommend you purchase these items through our sister company, Hire A Box, and ensure you have a sufficient quantity prior to the packers arriving. The last thing you want to do is have the packers standing around because you have run out of boxes.

When you book with Hire A Packer, you will be provided with a 10% discount code to use with Hire A Box. With Hire A Box you can hire or buy the boxes, and also purchase the other packing materials required such as wrapping paper, tape rolls, and bubble wrap.

In a 4 hr booking for 2 packers, you can expect 30-40 boxes to be packed which covers a typical kitchen and 1-2 other rooms

In a 5 hr booking for 3 packers, you can expect 60-80 boxes to be packed which covers a typical kitchen and 3-4 other rooms

If you want an estimate on how much moving boxes cost, you can read our blog about it on the Hire A Box website.

Relocating can be a stressful and time-consuming task, but hiring professionals to help you can make a huge difference. If you’re looking for a flexible and professional packing and unpacking service tailored for you, get a quote online or give us a call on 1300 366 522.