COVID-19 – Moving House During a Pandemic

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.

Moving during coronavirus 2021

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

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.

Yes, we ask that you reach out to your Best Rated Transport operator within 24 hours should you need to re-schedule first.

Then, reach out to the friendly team Best Rated Transport should you have any further queries

We have a customer FIRST approach. Yes! We put YOU first!

We’re experts in the business, we can handle these situations, at any given time. We look after all of our customers. Your experience is so important to us!  We can look at your booking and provide you with easy step by step processes to work through if necessary. We’re based right here in Australia! No overseas call centres! (Queenslanders) with extensive knowledge Australia wide 🙂

Moving across the Border during COVID – 19. Coronavirus

 

Interstate transportation of goods and services is still permitted during COVID – 19. However there are specific requirements for each state, which you can find listed below.

 

FAQ’s are shown at the bottom of this page, that show why it is more important than ever to use a trusted moving company.

 

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

 

During COVID -19, the health & safety of our Best Rated Operators, staff and customers is key to our business. All  Best Rated Transport operators and staff will operate under the guidelines, as recommended by health and government officials.

 

In this current environment, some people have found themselves stood down from full time employment. This situation is causing some families to downsize, stay with family/friends, or relocate interstate where they have a stronger support network.

 

Best Rated Transport is here to make your moving process as easy as possible and make every effort to support those that are required to relocate.

 

Please see below summarised information for each specific state/territory.

Following the link in each section will ensure you have access to the most current information available from the Australian Government.

 

 

 

COVID UPDATED AS OF 3rd March 2022 

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

  • Yes – You can move to Queensland.
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • Queensland currently has no border entry restrictions in place for domestic travel. 
  • Rules are in place for people to meet current full vaccination requirements to enter certain events/venues.
  • From 6pm 4th March, masks are no longer required indoors.
  • A mask must still be worn within high risk buildings e.g Hospitals, Aged care, disability accommodation, as well as on any public transport, taxi and ride share
  • Masks are still required for travel on planes and through airports.
  • Queensland border restrictions | Queensland Government

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

  • Yes – You can move to WA. 
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed, subject to Approved G2G Pass
  • Travellers entering WA, including returning residents, must complete a G2G Pass and meet the Approved Traveller criteria (Link Below)
  • Show proof of Triple Vaccination, or double if not eligible for the third shot.
  • Masks are required for public indoor places, including public transport and ride shares.
  • PCR and RAT testing requirements are in place, see website for further information.
  • COVID-19 coronavirus: Controlled border
  • 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
  • No permit requirements in place for interstate visitors, truck drivers and freight workers
  • There are no testing requirements in place for domestic travellers.
  • Mask restrictions have eased, no longer required to wear a mask in most indoor settings
  • There is a strong recommendation to wear a mask where possible
  • For those 8 years or older, requirements are still in place.

    Victorian Interstate Travel | Coronavirus Victoria

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

  • Yes – Moving to New South Wales is allowed.
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • With travelling to NSW there are no restrictions currently in place
  • There are additional rules in place to keep you safe. 
  • Masks requirements have eased, how ever are still required for the following,
    • Public transport and public transport waiting areas
    • Planes and within airports
    • Public and private health facilities, including aged care facilities
    • Hostels and indoor music festivals with more than 1000 people.
  • 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
  • There are no restrictions to enter South Australia
  • You must use the COVID Safe Check-In app if travelling through South Australia
  • Mask restrictions are still in place

    Travel to SA

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

  • Yes – Moving to Tasmania is allowed.
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • Currently no entry requirements in place for travellers to Tasmaina
  • There are mandatory mask requirements in place

Coming to Tasmania | Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

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

  • Yes – Moving to ACT is allowed
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • There are currently no restrictions to enter ACT
  • Mask restrictions have eased, however are required for:
    • All public transport, including ride share and hire cars
    • High risk facilities including hospitals and aged care facilities
    • All indoor places indoors at a school,
      • Mandatory requirements for students in years 7-12,
      • Recommended for students in years 3-6
    • Domestic flights and within the airport.

      Travel advice – COVID-19 (act.gov.au

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

  • Yes – you can move to Northern Territory.
  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed
  • There are no longer entry restrictions on people arriving to the NT
  • Mask restrictions will ease from 12am Monday March 7, 
  • Requirements will still in place for high risk settings, such as,
    • Hospital and health facilities
    • Aged care and disability residential facilities
    • And in regions of concern at certain points.
    • While with in Airports and on domestic flights

COVID-19 Current Restrictions| Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are up to date with all the latest information!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to move home?

Yes.

Best Rated Transport passionately states that is more important than ever that you use a trusted moving company for your move. Sanitisation and compliance procedures are in place for the health and safety of yourself, the community, and our staff.

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

  

Will I need to self-isolate or quarantine at my new home?

Possibly.

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

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

   

Can Coronavirus COVID – 19 be passed through furniture?

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.

 

What happens to my scheduled move if further restrictions are put in place?

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.

 

How do I take extra precautions during my move?

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 awaits your call to discuss all things COVID – 19.

 

Stay Safe & Talk soon,

Katie & The Team @

Best Rated Transport

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