If you’re thinking of moving to Cape Town, you’ll want to make sure that you book the right mover. Check out our top tips on how to choose a moving company in Cape Town!
How to choose the best Cape Town removal company for you?
Of course, booking a removal company that fits your budget is important, so make sure to be realistic in advance about how much a move costs and how much you are willing to spend. In addition, we also recommend that you consider the quality of your moving company too. Reading reviews is hugely importantly, as you can read about the real experiences of former customers. However, also bear in mind that people are far more likely to leave bad reviews than good reviews, so take what you read with a pinch of salt. You may also want to check whether the mover is part of any moving network. The reason for this is that some of these networks guarantee a high level quality service from its members, meaning you can rest assured that they have had basic quality checks. Finally, you should also make sure your moving company offers the services you are looking for.
How much does a move to Cape Town cost?
Below we have compiled the average moving costs to Cape Town from different South African cities:
|Johannesburg||R3950 – R7950|
|Port Elizabeth||R3250 – R6750|
|Durban||R5450 – R10150|
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What do I have to organize when moving to Cape Town?
Naturally, the first thing you need to organise is booking your moving company. The best way to pick is to read reviews on the moving company – especially the newer comments! You should always compare moving companies by requesting moving quotes and seeing what price and services the companies offer
You will also have some administrative tasks to complete before your move, such as registering in your new apartment, sorting out your utilities and informing your doctor and children’s school of your move. So that you don’t forget anything when you move, we have compiled all the important points to remember in a comprehensive checklist.
Living in Cape Town
Cape Town is a fairly economical city despite its status of capital city: living in a one bedroom apartment in the city centre will cost you roughly 6400R. Of course, when moving to Cape Town you’ll find a mix of houses, apartments, duplexes, and gated estates, all of which create not only a sense of community but also provide additional security. When choosing a neighbourhood, some of the most favourable neighbourhoods include:
- Atlantic Seaboard
- City Bowl
- Bo Kaap/ Waterkant
- Consantia, Tokal and Bishopscourt
- Hout Bay
- False Bay
If you are looking for a place to rent or buy in Cape Town, you should start your search early. Some sites to check out include:
Tip! Use our furniture volume calculator to see how much furniture you need to move with you into your new apartment – the less you take, the less the move will cost!
Working in Cape Town
We recommend that you start looking for jobs as soon as you decide your move. The easiest way to look for work is by joining sites such as :
Unable to choose a moving company in Cape Town?
Moving house can be one of the most stressful experiences in your life, and it can seem especially overwhelming to know which moving company to pick. That’s where we help! If you don’t want to miss out on the best removal company in Cape Town, just fill in our simple quote form and we can put you in direct contact with up to 5 moving companies. You can then compare the moving companies’ quotes and make the best decision for you.