Moving to Melbourne

Considering a Move to Melbourne?

For those moving to Melbourne will find it is the Australian capital city of the state of Victoria. With a population of around 4,170,000 people in the metropolitan area, those moving to the city of Melbourne which is the second largest city in Australia, with find it a large populated area.

Melbourne has a number of skyscrapers in its business district and includes the tallest skyscraper which is the Eureka Tower at a height of 975 feet. South of the business district include the municipalities of Stonnington, Boroondara and Port Phillip all areas worth considering when moving to Melbourne.

Places to consider visiting when moving to Melbourne include the Moomba which is Australia’s largest free community festival, along with the Princess Theatre, and other cultural locations.

Abels Moving Services can assist you when moving to Melbourne from the UK. We have been providing professional and discrete packing and international removal services for discerning families and professionals relocating and moving to Melbourne in Australia for over 50 years.

Abels Moving Services advises that Export Packing is a fundamental requirement for all your items and possessions when moving to Melbourne. Export Packing is a way of protecting items when in transit. It utilises either a 6 ply paper blanket that has a wax inner and a water resistant outer or tough bubble blanket that has a soft cloth inner and robust outer to ensure corners are not exposed. Certain items will need to be card covered, put into a carton or an additional layer of the above wrap to add extra protection for items such as polished furniture, antiques, delicate legs, mirror and glass fronted units.

The level of protection that is needed when moving items for example by road is less stringent but for moving your items travelling thousands of miles in either 20ft Containers or 40ft Containers on their sea journey to Melbourne then they will need additional Export Packing protection. Please remember that the goods will be “handled” many times including wrapping, loading the container, road journey to the port, container hoist removes and stacks, container hoist moves from the stack to the loading area near the vessel, loading the vessel crane gantry, sea journey and then the same in reverse. So the protection is paramount in ensuring the contents longevity when moving to Melbourne.

Abels Moving Services holds a Royal Warrant to Her Majesty the Queen. We pride ourselves on providing the same level of service to all our customers from start to finish.

If you are moving to Australia but are considering a move to another city in Australia then please see our other website pages on Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide, Darwin, Sydney and Canberra. Call Abels on 01842-816600 to discuss your requirements when moving to Melbourne or any other Australian location.

Abels Moving Services:
Telephone: 01842 816600
Email: shipping@abels.co.uk