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How much do movers cost for a 2 bedroom apartment?

Just as sure as you’re asking: Who are the best​ moving companies near me? You probably also want to get an idea of how much getting a moving company normally costs, so you can plan your move better, save where you can and get the best service possible (at a great price, of course!).

So, to answer that question: How much does a moving company typically cost? It helps to begin with a look at the average cost of movers in South Africa, with a moving cost calculator.

If we look at​ moving companies prices South Africa, we see that moving a home locally (within the same city), usually starts as low as R1000, for the basic costs – some other factors come into play, which we’ll look at lower down. And, if you’re moving to another city, it starts around R3000 to R6000 and up, with big factors that impact your typical costs being how easily the mover’s team can get to your goods and how far they need to travel to your new dwelling.


Another way to calculate moving costs is to consider that most moves cost around R1000 to R2000 per hour’s work. So, a quick 2-hour move with little hassle can be around R2000. A little more if you have special requirements. And, since most moves take about 4 to 6 hours, you can bargain on about R4000 or R6000 for your home removal. Here’s a guide to costing furniture removals.

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by Cape Removals
​25 June 2021

For a 4-bedroom house, within the same neighbourhood/city, you can likely look at prices starting from R4500 to R6000 upwards. Usually because these houses have more furniture to move.

But these are just guide prices. And if you really want to know how much your move will actually cost, take a minute to request a removal quote. It’s obligation-free, so it really is the easiest way to get an accurate amount to compare and save on your move.

What’s the average cost to move a 4-bedroom house?
  • The distance your goods need to be moved
  • How many individual pieces of furniture there is to move
  • The ease of entry into your properties (ground floor moves are faster and thus cheaper)
  • Do you need the team to pack, wrap and disassemble furniture for you?
  • You might need extra insurance or even furniture storage options

Find out exactly how much a moving company costs

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How Much Does a Moving Company Typically Cost?

How much does a moving company typically cost when you’re moving long distance? Well the good news is that there are ways to make it a lot cheaper than you might think. See, since you have freight going regularly between major cities and hubs, there’s already an established cargo network set up. And we at Cape Removals can help you use that to your advantage for a long distance move.


What we do is use share-load removals, where you only pay for the share/part of load or container’s space on freight that’s already going to the city you’re moving to. It can help you save a fortune on inter-city moves. See all about our special cheap long distance furniture removals.

Costs start at around R1500 upwards for moving a one bedroom or bachelor flat within the same neighbourhood/city limits, of course depending on how much furniture there is to be moved, how far and any extra services required.

You’re looking at about R1750 or R1950 upwards for your average 2 bedroom flat of about 50 square metres, within the same city/town. Again, distance and the actual amount of goods can have an impact.

Approximate costs. How to calculate. And various home sizes. How much does a moving company typically cost? We find out by looking at the average costs of movers, things that might affect the price and we compare one, 2 and 3 bedroom homes. And see if you can save on long distance removals.

NOTE: Things that affect your furniture removals quote

Since houses tend to have more space, including garage and outdoors, it starts at around R3000 upwards to move a small 3 bedroom house in the same city. But that’s only a guide price, since the complexity of the move, distance and actual square metre-amount of goods to be moved all affect the price.

Approximate moving cost calculator, South Africa

PLUS: How much do long distance movers cost?

How much do movers cost for a one bedroom apartment?

What are average moving company costs?

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Have you heard that Cape Removals was voted one of the Top-3 moving companies by South Africans? According to HelloPeter, more real South Africans reviewed Cape Removals positively than 90% of other movers out there. So always look for us when you’re searching moving companies near me.

From 2 bedroom to 4 bedrooms, how much does a moving company typically cost? Use the moving cost calculator to find the average cost of movers in South Africa. PLUS: Long distance prices and things that affect your removals quote