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Undertaking a move requires coordinating many things. All too often, organising moving boxes is the forgotten piece. It may be obvious, but moving becomes near-impossible without the right boxes and packing equipment.


That’s why we offer our box hire and purchase solutions through our sister company, Hire A Box. Over the past 10 years, we’ve satisfied more than 42,000 happy customers.

Flexible hire
(save 20%) or
purchase options

Free delivery,
pick-ups and

Purchase new
or discounted
used boxes

10% discount
when purchased
with other services

Variety of durable
boxes in mix of
sizes and shapes

How It Works


You determine the right
quantities for you and whether
you’d prefer to rent or buy


Your boxes arrive as early
as the same day that the order
was placed


We collect your hired boxes when
you’re done. Changed your mind and
want to keep? No problem too!


Flexible hire or buy pricing options.

Medium Book Carton

430 x 315 x 317 mm Good for heavier items
and kitchenware

Hire for $2.40Buy for $3.30

Large Tea Chest Box

430 x 405 x 650 mm Good for lighter,
bulkier items

Hire for $3.30Buy for $4.25

Medium Book Carton

500 x 600 x 990 mm Good for clothes and
wardrobe items

Hire for $11.50Buy for $16.20

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there delivery fees?

Delivery fees are as follows for Box Hire:

  • Orders under $30: $35
  • Orders $30 – $65: $65 less the value of the hire items
  • Orders over $65: Free

Delivery fees are as follows for Box Purchase:

  • Orders under $65: $35
  • Orders $30-$65: $99 less the value of the order
  • Orders over $99: Free

You’re also entitled to one free top-up delivery, as long as the top-up order is placed within three months of the initial delivery.

When do you deliver?

Next Day Delivery is almost always available for all metro area orders. Same day delivery may be possible upon request. Please call us on 1300 366 522 to check.

Delivery windows are two-hour timeslots, between 8am – 6pm, Monday to Saturday. These can be booked here and are subject to availability.

If out-of-hour delivery is required, please call us on 1300 366 522 to discuss availability.

Regrettably, self-pickups are not currently possible.

Do I need to be home?

You do not need to be home for delivery or collection of boxes as long as there is somewhere safe and dry to leave the products.

Should I hire or purchase the boxes ?

Box hire is cheaper so long as you plan on returning the boxes within 3 months. You can always hire and change your mind. You will simply forfeit your deposit on the boxes that you keep.

Deposits are:

  • Medium Boxes: $1.60/box
  • Large Boxes: $2.50/box
  • Porta Robes (incl. metal rail): $9/box
  • Tape Dispensers: $10/dispenser

How is my deposit refunded ?

Deposits will be returned as long as boxes are not ripped, torn, or possessing water damage.

We kindly ask that customers not write on or remove tape from the boxes and only slice along the tape.

Deposits are refunded within 5 working days of your boxes being collected via the same method of payment used when initially ordering.

Are the boxes new ?

All boxes—both sold and hired—may have been used previously. We use extra strong cardboard and all boxes pass through a stringent durability test prior to any potential reuse.

In addition to being highly-durable, all boxes are taken out of circulation at a fixed stage at the end of its product lifecycle.

How do I organise for my rented boxes to be picked up?

Pickups can be arranged by clicking here.

This is free if placed within 3 months of the initial delivery date. Additional pickups will incur a flat $35 pickup fee per pickup.

Pickups cannot be scheduled more than 3 months after placing your initial hire order.

What areas do you offer these services?

Areas we service include all metro areas in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth. You can check if we service your area here. Regrettably, if moving to a non-serviced area, only the box and materials purchase option will be available to you. You may however still hire boxes if moving to a metro area that we service in a different state.

What Our Customers Say

Quick, efficient, no nonsense small house removal. Used the 2 Men and a Truck service within Adelaide to move the contents of a small home about 40km. Took around 4 hours (we had pre-packed quite a lot). They managed to do it with care to both residences and the contents of the move. They were…

Morgan Solomon

Morgan Solomon

We had a fantastic experience with Hire a Mover (and hire a box). The two removalists arrived at 8 o'clock on the dot and got straight to work preparing and packing the truck. They were always very clear with communication, clarifying what was and wasn't to be moved and also respecting our items. The house…

Alison Lindsay

Alison Lindsay

2nd time I've used these guys, great movers and has to be the best value boxes in Sydney. Reasonably priced, on time and professional.

Elizabeth Birrell

Elizabeth Birrell

Thank you very much! This was the 3rd time I've used hire a mover - and "The Chris-es" are fantastic!! Thank you. Friendly, fast, professional, on time.. couldn't recommend them enough. The ladies at the office are brilliant too. Jen, Ellie, Hiri... thank you all.

Diz Milne

Diz Milne

Decided to change my movers after hiring boxes from these guys too!! Great service, great price, quick, professional. Was quite literally the best move I have ever had. Thanks Guys!!

Justin King

Justin King

This is not my first experience using this company, I have booked Hire A Mover on numerous occasions and I'm never disappointed! The boys are incredible workers, attentive and polite. Simply the best in the business!! Way more than 5 ***** star service! Thanks again :D

Monique Lambert

Monique Lambert

The movers were super prompt, polite, and amazingly efficient. They handled our stuff with care and were professional and got everything done quicker than their estimate! It honestly made the move so much less stressful. We will absolutely use them the next time we move and will recommend to friends!

Damien Coluccio

Damien Coluccio

Professional, on time, really nice and hard working removalists. Followed up with me after the move to see if I was satisfied. Very happy with the service, have recommended to friends who are moving soon.

Aimee Lee

Aimee Lee

I was very happy with the service from Hire A Mover. The guys arrived on time, did everything right and were so helpful during the whole move, doing everything I asked of them and looked after everything perfectly. I was very impressed with them. I wouldn't hesitate to use them again or to recommend them…

Michael Blair

Michael Blair

Hire a mover is fantastic removelist and I highly recommend you hire them. From booking the move with the organised office staff thanks so much and to the two men who moved us they were so helpful and extremely hard working throughout the whole process my husband and i can't thank them enough.

Debbie Chodat

Debbie Chodat

I have used this company THREE times and have been very happy with the service on each occasion. The admin staff are very helpful with answering my questions during the booking process and the movers on the day were friendly and took care with all my delicate items. Very happy customer :)

Maryanne Ranger

Maryanne Ranger

I had a wonderful experience with the 'Hire A Mover' team. They were incredibly careful, accommodating and very friendly. The team helped me move my 1-bedroom apartment very efficiently. The team was also very helpful in carrying my items up to the third level with no lifts available in the new building. I had a…

William Reveron

William Reveron

Very efficient and polite service. Our movers were very helpful, pulled our beds apart and put them back together again on request and completed the job efficiently. Recommend Hire a Mover.

Veronica Robertson

Veronica Robertson

We had a great experience, Leo, James and Mathew were awesome guys. Knew exactly what they were doing and handled all of our furniture with care and all packed safely. The move was done in a great time and the best part no stress. We thank the guys so much and would recommend them to…

Scott Dunmall

Scott Dunmall

The guys from Hire A Mover were fantastic and it was a very positive experience recently moving my apartment with them. They were super efficient, punctual, careful and friendly. I was impressed that the whole thing took less time than I expected without compromising on the level of service and professionalism. The staff have all…

Harley Young

Harley Young

Our Service Areas

We deliver and pickup to all metro areas in the following cities

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