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Our Rates for Packing and Moving

VanMan is a by the hour carrier. We ask for information about your move, recommend a service option and estimate the time we believe it will take to complete the move.

We invoice on completion of the work for the actual time taken plus an advised Travel Time on the rates advised below.

Our minimum service fee is one hour plus travel time.

Moving & packing rates

Our rates are GST exclusive.

Service Options Cost
2 Men & Truck $140/hour
3 Men & Truck $180/hour
1 Man Assist (Not a service option)* $100/hour
2 Men Assist (Not a service option)* $140/hour
1 Man Call-out ** $140/hour
2 Men Call-out ** $200/hour

*  Team Assist rates are applied when we add resources to complete an agreed scope of work in a safe and timely way.

**  Call-out rates are applied when we accommodate under-described and/or unprepared loads, unadvised access issues and last-minute requests.

Travel Time

Travel time is advised (quoted). It is the time we expect to take traveling to the job or returning from the job, or both.

Heavy Items

Very heavy and awkward items will attract a surcharge. Please discuss these items with us prior to the service and we will agree this cost with you.


Mileage at a rate of 50 cents / kilometre will be applied to cover the cost of fuel and road user charges where these costs are significant to the cost of delivering the service. Mileage is not charged for work completed within Wellington.

Other Charges

Costs reasonably incurred in the delivery of an efficient service will be passed on to you. This includes parking fees and fines where these are unavoidably incurred in the interest of efficiency.

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