The COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic is an uncertain and stressful for time for all individuals and businesses. It can be difficult to know what services are still running and what is safe and legal.
At Price’s Removals & Storage we are keeping up to date with the latest and correct information from each of the State Governments in order to keep our valued customers informed.
Can I still move house during coronavirus?
Yes, removalists are considered to be an essential logistics service, so we are still operating. Our head offices in Hobart and Launceston are open and contactable. You can move your belongings both locally and interstate, however you will need to review the current advice for each state.
WA has border restrictions in place and an exemption may be needed.
You can find links to relevant government sites at the bottom of this page.
How do I know if it’s safe to move?
Yes, you, your family and your belongings are safe moving with Price’s We want to assure that we have put in place health and safety measures and our staff are practicing personal hygiene and social distancing while working and at home. Where possible, we provide contactless delivery.
If you have a move booked with us, we urge you to let us know immediately if you are showing symptoms of, or have been in contact with anyone with COVID-19.
For extra peace of mind, Price’s can you offer you the option of packing your goods yourself.
Our staff are professional, highly experienced, use quality equipment and trained in safety and compliance. You can rest assured that your Price’s removalist will keep your family safe.
Get in touch with our friendly team if you want to know more.
I’m in my new home – do I need to self-isolate?
For a local move, no. If moving interstate, you may need to self-isolate for 14 days but is dependent the measures that each state government has put in place. For example, if you are moving to Tasmania, you may be required to enter self-isolation for 14 days in government provided accommodation unless you meet the strict criteria for an Essential Traveller.
Accurate and up to date information on isolation rules can be found in the link at the bottom of this page, or get in touch with our team.
Can I move house during a Stage 3 Lockdown/Shutdown ?
Some states have implemented Stage 3 restrictions, again you will need to check the respective state government’s rules. However, moving house and removalist services are still permitted during Stage 3.
What do I do if I have a removal booked but I need to self-isolate?
If you have a removal planned but are self-isolating due to coronavirus symptoms or other reasons, please get in touch with us as soon as possible. We will be able to offer you a number of different options depending on your current situation as quickly as possible. Give us a call today and we will do our best to come up with a solution that suits you.
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Disclaimer: This information is changing regularly and is subject to change without notice. No information presented here provides any guarantee that your move will still go ahead as planned. Please also be aware there are fines that may be payable for breaching strict quarantine guidelines set by each relevant State and it's important to be familiar with those regulations to be able to comply.