If you're planning on moving furniture from Johannesburg to Cape Town, you'll need to know how much it will cost. We’ve crunched the numbers and here's a breakdown of the average prices charged by professional movers on Wise Move - South Africa’s only fully transparent moving platform.
Prices will vary depending on the size and weight of your furniture, as well as the distance travelled, however, we’ve taken the average of a few of our most recent moving quotes to give you an idea of what it would cost to move from Johannesburg to Cape Town.
|Average costs of moving from Johannesburg to Cape Town
|1 Bedroom House / Flat / Apartment||R 5475|
|2 Bedroom House / Flat / Apartment||R 8115|
|4 Bedroom House / Apartment||R 20 900|
Adding a lot of heavy or bulky furniture may significantly increase the cost to transport your furniture from JHB to CT. Adding fragile or special items like antiques or pianos can also increase the price significantly. The same applies if you require specialised services such as packing or storage.
To get an accurate quote for your move, it's best to contact a few different companies and compare prices - or use a moving platform like Wise Move where you only need to create one listing to get quotes from multiple trusted movers.
Start packing your belongings a few weeks in advance, so you're not rushed on moving day. Be sure to label all boxes clearly and make a list of everything that's being packed.
It's worth hiring professional movers especially if you can get a good price from a trusted moving company. They'll be able to safely transport your furniture and belongings, and will often provide additional services such as packing and wrapping.
Be sure to get insurance for your move, so you're covered in case anything gets damaged during transit. Your mover should be able to provide you with insurance, or you can purchase it separately.
On moving day, relax and let the professionals do their job. They'll safely transport your belongings to your new home, so you don't have to worry about a thing.
The distance between Johannesburg and Cape Town is approximately 1,400 kilometres (870 miles) if you travel by road. However, the actual distance may vary depending on the route taken and the mode of transportation.
It takes approximately 14-16 hours to drive from Johannesburg to Cape Town, depending on the route taken and traffic conditions.
Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate, which means it is cooler and more humid than Johannesburg. Cape Town's summers are mild and dry, while winters are cool and wet. Johannesburg has a subtropical highland climate, which means it has hot summers and cold, dry winters.
Some popular neighbourhoods to live in Cape Town include Camps Bay, Clifton, Sea Point, Gardens, and Rondebosch.
It's always useful to check the crime statistics for your specific suburb, as comparing two cities would not give you the best idea of safety. That said, many consider Cape Town safer than Johannesburg.
The cost of living in Cape Town is generally higher than in Johannesburg, especially when it comes to housing and transportation. You can also expect to spend a bit more on food and entertainment in Cape Town due to its status as a tourist destination.
Wise Move is South Africa’s trusted online moving platform. With one request, you’re connected to all the best moving companies. They’ll submit their quotes directly, and you can check reviews to help make your decision an easy one.
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