Relocating to New South Wales
Want to trade suburbia for sun-kissed beaches? Dreaming of Sydney Harbour bathed in starlight? With Whybirds Removals and Storage, making the move to sunny NSW is easy and affordable.
Since 1857, the name Whybirds has been synonymous with quality customer service. Whether you are moving to NSW for the first time, or returning home, our expert NSW Removalists will make sure the transition is smooth for you and your family.
Living in Sydney Guide
Sydney is mostly known for its clear blue skies and temperate climate. Depending on where you’re moving from, the city’s scenery can be quite refreshing. Among all the well-known cities of Australia, Sydney has the largest population.
Living in Sydney is very different compared to its surrounding coastal areas where life seems to be more relaxed. Being a state capital, its streets are always bustling with people and business establishments are tirelessly catering to the needs of their patrons all day.
Need help with your move?
Whybirds Removals and Storage helps make any move to Australia a smooth one. Our removalists in Sydney are trained to provide the highest level of service to our customers. Aside from packing and moving services. We can also assist with finding you a home you can move in to.
Whether you opt to rent or buy a property when you move to Sydney, you will be surprised at how expensive it can get. In the recent Demographia Housing Affordability Survey, Sydney has the third least affordable housing market among all major cities in the world; Melbourne ranked 4th.
Basic lunchtime menu (in the business district) – AU$17
Combo meals in fast food restaurant – AU$11
1 litre (1 qt.) of whole fat milk – AU$1.26
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese – AU$8
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes- AU$5.04
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes – AU$3.32
500 g (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast – AU$5.99
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples – AU$4.30
12 eggs, large – AU$5.49
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) – AU$16
4 rolls of toilet paper – AU$3.62
Tube of toothpaste – AU$3.97
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) – AU$6
Need help with your move?
With more than 160 years in the business, Whybirds Removals and Storage has the right team and equipment to make every furniture delivery in Sydney a smooth one.
Shops in Sydney are usually open until 5 PM and cafes are mostly closed by 4 PM.
Compared to other cities, Sydney has very drinking laws. Individuals who intend to work in bars and other drinking establishments are required to take a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Course. They also implement lockout laws which prohibit patrons from entering bars after 1:30.
Need help with your move?
Aside from packing and storage services, we also have moving services in Sydney. We can help you move your items to a new home or to our storage facilities where you can keep your belongings for some time while you look for a new place to move into.
Sydney has trains, buses, and ferry services that the public can use to go from one place to another. Airport links, light rail lines, and taxi services are also available. These transport systems complement each other and make it easier to travel to other parts of the country.
Train services usually run from 4 am to midnight.
Buses travel through the city and its surrounding areas for almost 24 hours. Since heavy traffic is expected in most parts of the city, it is recommended that passengers purchase their bus tickets before boarding the bus to reduce delays.
If you’re in a hurry or are looking for a more convenient means of transportation, you may wave down a taxi from the kerb or engage those who are waiting for passengers in designated taxi ranks around the city. You may also book a taxi from private taxi companies operating in different parts of the city, or use a more modern solution and order an Uber or Didi.
Ferry services are also available for passengers who are travelling to harbourside destinations and suburbs. Before making any plans in taking ferry services, check for alternative routes that you can take during low tides or other circumstances which render the ferries inoperable.
Other transportation services such as light rails, airport links, and transport links are also available for passengers travelling to different parts of the city such as airports and popular tourist destinations.
Moving Locally or Inter-Intrastate
When you book your move with us, our hardworking team will make sure that everything is prepared and pre-arranged before the day of your scheduled move.
Whybirds Removals and Storage experts can assist in:
- Providing you with a detailed moving schedule, including a confirmation of dates for the services you booked;
- Assigning you with a Move Manager who will be your point-of-contact in our office to provide you with the best moving experience;
- Giving you insurance documentation, as well as providing factual advice to assist you in getting your transit insurance requirements completed.
Our partnership with AMG allows us to access and collaborate with independent movers around Australia. This helps operate with shared resources and a diverse range of modern equipment to provide you with a moving program that is best suited to your needs. From small support vehicles, removal vans to larger interstate vehicles, road trains, and containers, our team will work hard to provide you with a hassle-free move.
We offer secured storage facilities for those who are looking for a temporary interstate or international posting, a smaller property, or you’re moving out of your current and your new residence isn’t quite ready.
We will take care of your stored belongings, as much as we take care of the other items we move.
Rest assured that we will keep your belongings safe and in the best possible condition until you are prepared to take them to your new location.
All storage consignments are carefully packed into special containers that are sealed and stored in one of our facilities. These storage containers and warehouses are clean, dry, and secure. A full inventory of your possessions will also be provided.
On the day of the move, all items for storage are carefully categorised and are properly labelled before being loaded. Delicate items such as billiard tables, pianos, or large works of art are stored separately in purpose-built bays. Lounge suites and armchairs are enclosed in sealed protective covers and are stored separately.
Just like all AMG partners, Whybirds Removals and Storage manages a Border Force-bonded facility. Hence, security and consignment control procedures are strictly implemented in our storage facilities. Should you need to access your belongings, be sure to make arrangements with our staff before your scheduled visit.
Whybirds Removals also provide Self Storage Modules and Containers at competitive rates AMG storage facilities feature:
- Monitored alarm systems and security patrols are deployed to keep your belongings safe and in their best condition.
- Regular fumigation to ensure a clean and pest-free environment
- State-of-the-art electronic consignment systems to make sure all your items are accounted for
- Containerised storage is used to eliminate the risk of mixing your items with other consignments
We take every precaution to protect your possessions during storage, transit and delivery. In addition, we can advise and arrange comprehensive insurance cover for your goods and will help you complete all the necessary paperwork.
Final Delivery Reinstatement
The final delivery of your items to your new location will be completed on your prefered date and time as stated in our delivery agreement. Pieces of furniture will be placed in the respective room you assign with basic reassembly to the pieces we’ve dismantled.
Should you require us to unpack the cartons, please let us know in advance. This may take several days to complete and deciding where everything goes can be overwhelming.
To make the move hassle-free, we can provide you with a team of experts who can take care of your unpacking for you. They can even get your entire home organised in just one day. Whether you’d like a little help with the kitchen or other priority areas or have the whole house unpacked for you, our Move Manager can arrange these things to save you time and reduce the stress of setting up your new home.
Planning Your Move
We believe that planning your move is essential. Hence, we start the moving process with an initial visit to your home, or with a telephone consultation. We’ll explain the entire removal process from professional packing, collection and shipment to final delivery and reinstatement of furniture and effects in your new home. Then, our team will provide you with a moving plan tailor-fitted to your needs.
Protection from Start to Finish
We have the knowledge, skills, and experience to professionally pack your belongings. Using our approved materials and recognised techniques, we provide the best protection for your items throughout the journey. Our packers are trained to follow the Australian Furniture Removers Association (AFRA) export packing standard – the highest in our industry. They are also familiar with using packing/moving equipment and techniques.