Hire boxes and materials

Hire moving boxes and packing materials

We hire boxes, port-a-robes and tape dispensers to help you sort your move out easily and cost effectively. We can also sort you out with packing tape, packing paper, bubble wrap, plastics and more so you can source all your moving needs from us to keep life simple.

​Hiring is cheaper and easier

We’re all about honest and reliable services so we’ve designed a hire service that ensures you only pay for what you need and saves you from making multiple trips to get more boxes.

Here’s how it works!

  • Once you've unpacked, we will pick up the hire items and refund your deposit
  • A $100 deposit applies​
  • A $100 minimum order applies
  • We provide you with all your packing material needs
  • We deliver materials straight to your door free of charge
  • Unused and unopened materials incur NO FEES if returned on the day of the move

Helping you work out what you need

Don’t know how many moving boxes you need?  Take a look at our packages or give us a call, we’re always happy to help.

At Alongshore Removals, we know there is nothing worse than getting to the end of your pack only to realise you are out of materials. To make your life easier, we offer a 100% refund for any boxes not used and ready to be picked up when we arrive to move your house, apartment or office. Please see box hire terms and conditions below.

Item Description Dimensions Hire price
Book box or Crystal box  Great for books, crockery, glassware, or heavier items. 430 x 315 x 317 mm $2.50
T-chest Perfect for larger and lighter items; pots, pans, appliances, shoes, linen and toys.  430 x 405 x 650(h) mm $3.50
Picture box If you have artwork or precious canvases, wrap them in bubble wrap and put them in a picture box to ensure they are protected 8cm x 78cm x 104cm $7.00
Tape dispenser The faster way to tape up your boxes! N/A $5.00
Port-a-Robes The ‘go to’ for your hanging clothes, making them quick and simple to pack and unpack without needing to re-iron.  595 x 476 x 1080 mm $10.00

Terms and conditions

Hire boxes will be second hand, if you wish new boxes only you will need to purchase these

All boxes to be opened with box cutter or knife – do not peel tape off boxes

Don’t write on box, write only on tape

Boxes must be flat packed and returned in reusable condition

We will not accept boxes filled with used packing paper or bubble wrap and will not accept the return of used bubble wrap or paper

We understand that some boxes end up in the attic, so we only require that you return 90% of your boxes to receive a full refund.

$10 will be deducted from your deposit refund for each tape dispenser or Port-a-Robe not returned.