COVID-19

Moving across the Border during COVID – 19. Coronavirus

Interstate transportation of goods and services is still permitted during the COVID – 19 pandemic. There are specific requirements for each state below.

FAQ’s are shown at the bottom of this page. It is more important than ever that you use a trusted professional operation for your home move.

Best Rated Transportersare regularly monitoring advice and guidelines provided to our industry by the Australian Government and health officials, to continue operating safely Best Rated Transport will implement risk reduction strategies and put controls in place when possible.

The health, safety and wellbeing of our Best Rated Operators, staff and customers is paramount to our business. All transport companies and Best Rated Transportstaff will continue to operate under the guidelines and best practices that health and other government officials have provided.

In this current environment, some people have found themselves stood down from full time employment and other circumstances that may contribute to the inability to maintain rental agreements. This situation is forcing some families to downsize to smaller dwellings, stay with family and friends or relocate to interstate where they may have a stronger support network.

Best Rated Transportis here to make your moving process as easy as possible and endeavour to support those that are required to relocate at this time.

Please see below summarised information for each specific state/territory of Australia. The link in each section will ensure you have access to the most current information available from the Australian Government.

Best Rated Transport Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Queensland – COVID 19

  • Yes – You can move to take up permanent residency in Queensland.
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • From 1AM Thursday 27 May – everyone arriving from VIC must complete a border pass. Any of those arrivals who have been in the City of Whittlesea local government area will be turned away unless valid exemption is held to state.
  • QLD residents or those given an exemption to enter the state will go into hotel quarantine.

Click here:Queensland Border Pass
https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/border-closing

 

Best Rated Transport Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Western Australia – COVID 19

 

  • Yes – You can move to take up permanent residency in WA. Travellers from very low risk states and territories are not required to quarantine.
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • From 6PM 25MAY – Arrivals who have visited VIC exposure Sites must be tested immediately and self quarantine for 14 days. (must also get tested on dat 2 and day 11 of quarantine)
  • All very low risk Jurisdictions will require a G2G pass registration & declaration.
  • If Moving from a low risk jurisdiction or higher, please view the WA Covid-19 website below to check the risk level of your state.

https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/covid-communications/covid-19-coronavirus-controlled-interstate-border#mr

Click here to view: G2G Pass

Best Rated Transport Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Victoria – COVID 19

 

  • Yes – Moving to Victoria is allowed
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • A permit system has been established for all domestic travel into Victoria,
  • Face Masks must be worn in doors in the Greater Melbourne area – unless valid exemption applies
  • You will need to apply for a permit to enter Victoria from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand – Border Permit will be required CLICK HERE Border Pass for Green Zone NSW residents

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/victorian-travel-permit-system

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

Best Rated Transport Best Furniture Removalists – Entering New South Wales – COVID 19

  • Yes – Moving to New South Wales is allowed.
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • Anyone entering NSW who is not a NSW resident and has been in a place of high concern – Must not enter unless receiving a negative result.
  • No Border Permit is required (Excluding Greater Melbourne)
  • No Self-Isolation or quarantine period required (Excluding Greater Melbourne)

COVID-19 rules in NSW Travel to and from NSW

Best Rated Transport Best Furniture Removalists – Entering South Australia – COVID 19

  • Yes – Moving to South Australia is allowed
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • Currently, there are no COVID-19 testing or quarantine restrictions for travellers arriving in South Australia from interstate
  • From 6.17pm 25 May 2021, if you have been in the City of Whittlesea in the past 14 days you are not permitted to enter South Australia. Entry is permitted for returning residents, people relocating to South Australia, and people fleeing domestic violence – Please see Website below
  • All travellers must complete the Cross Border Travel Registration prior to their travel to South Australia.
  • Travellers must complete a separate Cross Border Travel Registration for each person in the travelling party including all children.  People will experience delays on arrival if they have not completed an application for each person.
  • Complete form here; https://www.police.sa.gov.au/online-services/cross-border-travel-application

https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/conditions/infectious+diseases/covid-19/testing+and+tracing/contact+tracing/contact+tracing

Best Rated Transport Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Tasmania – COVID 19

 

  • Yes – Moving to Tasmania is allowed unless you are considered travelling from a High-Risk location you would require an exemption as a Essential Traveller.
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • Travellers from a low-risk area are not required to quarantine upon arrival
  • the Whittlesea Local Government Area will be declared high-risk from 12:01am Wednesday 26 May.
  • Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk premises at the specified times and dates listed before arriving in Tasmania are not permitted to enter Tasmania, unless approved as an Essential Traveller.
  • Click Here: Border Pass for all Entering
  • You may be required to quarantine depending on where you have entered from.
  • Click Here: Border Pass for all Entering

https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au/travellers-and-visitors/coming-to-tasmania

Best Rated Transport Best Furniture Removalists – Entering ACT – COVID 19

 

  • Yes – Moving to Canberra is allowed
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • All states and territories other than VIC can enter freely
  • You must not enter if from Whittlesea Area, unless obtained an exemption

 

Travel advice – COVID-19 (act.gov.au)

 

Best Rated Transport Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Northern Territory – COVID 19

 

We are up to date with all the latest information!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes.

Best Rated Transport passionately states that now is more important than ever that you use a trusted professional for your move. Sanitisation, cleanliness, compliance procedures are paramount for the health and safety of the community, you and the staff of the transport company.

We work with industry professionals who have your safety as well as theirs at the highest priority.

Possibly.

Depending on where you are moving to. Guidelines for each states process and guidelines are stated above.

Best Rated Transport are industry professionals that will give you the most up to date information.

Yes.

Hence cleaning practicing, sanitisation of trucks, surfaces and objects require a rigorous cleaning routine. Best Rated Operators can provide a contactless delivery with some trucks having GPS tracking so you know where your goods are at all times.

Our transport companies are practicing social distancing measures including cleaning procedures with great results that being no community transmission.

Best Rated Transport will work with all Best Rated Transport Operators to reschedule your move to the earliest possible date or give credit or a refund where applicable. You must notify us within 5 Business days from the Government announcement.

Upon contacting Best Rated Transport we will discuss all precautions we recommend. There are a lot of different solutions such as simply paying by card to avoid carrying cash. That in itself can make a big difference. Contactless delivery and pick up with arranging photos for your peace of mind.

Contact us! The Best Rated Transport team await your call to discuss all things COVID – 19.

Stay Safe & Talk soon,

Katie & The Team @

Best Rated Transport