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How to Prepare Your Motorcycle for Shipping
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At Automove, we want to make your motorbike relocation experience as easy and flexible as possible, no matter the size, shape or weight of your bike. Whether you have a regular bike, dirt bike, road bike, race bike, trike, mini bike or four-wheeler, we’re dedicated to finding the right motorbike relocation freighter to help you get the job done.

With Automove and a few simple preparation steps, relocating your motorbike is a breeze. Use this handy checklist to prepare your motorbike for safe transportation and trust your quality-tested motorbike relocation freighter to handle the rest.

4 weeks out

  1. Look to Automove to obtain a motorbike transport quote
  2. Select and book your motorbike relocation freighter
  3. Gather all documents relating to your motorbike (insurance, manuals, etc.)
  4. Make notes of your motorbike’s model, make and dimensions to provide to motorbike relocation freighter

Note: While it is preferable to book motorbike relocation in advance, Automove can arrange for last minute motorbike relocation without hassle. Just contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 50 60 30.

2 weeks out

  1. Note and document any cosmetic damage
  2. Write down any mechanical issues
  3. Ensure the brakes are in good working condition

1 week out

  1. If the motorbike has storage compartments, remove any personal items and thoroughly clean compartments
  2. Thoroughly clean your motorbike (fees may apply at quarantine points if the vehicle is not thoroughly clean)
  3. Check fluids and fix any leaks
  4. Take photos from different angles, noting scratches, marks, etc.
  5. Complete a pre-transportation condition report
  6. Ensure both wheels are capable of being rolled during loading/unloading


The day before

  1. Fill fuel tank to ¼ full
  2. Inflate tyres
  3. Ensure motorbike battery is fully charged
  4. Ensure all necessary fluids are topped off
  5. If the vehicle will need any special care, write down instructions for the motorbike relocation freighter
  6. If the vehicle has any mechanical problems, write down to provide details to the motorbike relocation freighter

On the day

  1. Fold back the mirrors if possible (otherwise cover with cloth and rubber bands)
  2. Remove any loose items (e.g. GPS, wires, electrical/radio gear, accessories)
  3. If your motorbike is equipped with an alarm, disable it

Make sure you provide your motorbike relocation freighter with:

  1. Any special operating instructions
  2. A set of keys
  3. Alarm operating instructions, if your motorbike is fitted with an alarm
  4. Any loose items that must be relocated with the motorbike (electrical, for example)
  5. Any additional documentation you deem necessary (e.g. special handling instructions)

Automove is Australia’s number one online vehicle transport price guide. All of our motorbike relocation freighters are tested for quality, so you can rest assured that your motorbike is in safe hands. Click here for a motorbike transport quote from our service providers.

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Need to freight or car relocation with ease and convenience? Well, Automove will help you acquire highly efficient car shipping services from reputable car transport companies, no matter where you are in Australia.

Through our vast network of trusted Australian car freight experts, we are able to offer you genuine, 100% top quality car relocation services that are second to none. Rest assured that when you pick a car shipping specialist through Automove, you are getting the most reliable car transport quotes in Australia.

Whether you are looking for local or interstate car transport, we guarantee that we will find the highest quality car freight service at the lowest price possible - all at a location nearest to you! Our smart online system is extremely easy to use and you can even get a car transport quote instantly!

Not only will you get great quotes from some of Australia's best car transporters, you will also enjoy peace of mind knowing that your ultimate satisfaction is our highest priority. That is why we will always give you only the best car transport quotes available without the having to go through time consuming procedures.

No matter the size of your vehicle, we will find the most secure car/vehicle freight for you! So, if you are looking to freight oversized vehicles like boats or trailers, Automove will find the right people to get the job done.

How does AutoMove's car shipping/freight quotes work?

  1. You fill in some simple details about your vehicle transport or car relocation needs.
  2. We contact a number of reputable car transporting services with your requirements
  3. You get FAST vehicle and car shipping quotes from a number of transport companies.
  4. You choose and book your car moving service with the Australian car transporters of your choice... and the job is done!

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Whether you are moving cars or a vehicle from metropolitan Melbourne to a rural address, or you are transporting cars from one side of Australia to the other - Automove has your Australian car transport needs covered. Our car shipping companies offer holistic car transport services Australia wide - so forget looking for a professional car relocation service anywhere else! At Automove, we can cover everything you are searching for!!

Why should I choose Automove to handle my car relocation needs?

  1. We've done all the shopping around for you to bring you a great range of local and interstate car transport services- saving you heaps of time and money.
  2. We only suggest quotes from reputable car transport companies
  3. We get you quotes FAST- with our hassle free service, comparing quotes has never been easier!
  4. Most importantly, we always have you and your vehicle's best interest in mind and that motivates us to give you only the best and cheapest car transport quotes in the whole of Australia.
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