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Moving house in Western Australia

From the beautiful beaches to the cool city vibes of Perth, there are plenty of reasons to get out and explore Western Australia, even if you’re from Western Australia.

Moving house in WA

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Moving house is an exciting time – but the scale of the task often makes it overwhelming and exhausting. Smaver is here to help you minimise the stress, hassle and cost so you experience a smoother move.

12 tips to help reduce the stress of moving

Moving house can be stressful and exhausting – but it needn’t be. We have a quick guide and video for a seamless transition into your new home.

A low-stress move requires time, planning and organisation, so starting early is key. Tip one is to create a comprehensive checklist to ensure you stay on track and don’t miss anything. We have already made one for you, work through the phases on our smaver smartlist for a smooth move.

Who to notify of your change of address

Moving House Checklist - Update your address

Don’t forget that you may even save money by updating your new address with suppliers such as car insurance.

Our guide ‘Avoid unnecessary fines or costs – change your address with these key organisations’ has a list of other important organisations you should update with your new address.

The Smaver Updater makes changing your address simple and seamless.

For a full list of items to update, use the Smaver Updater.

What happens if there’s an accident or theft during your move?

Whether you hire professional removalists or decide to go DIY, disaster can strike at any stage of the move.

If you have an existing contents insurance policy, it may include cover to protect your belongings while in transit.

If not, you may want to consider transit insurance. Learn what transit insurance is and how it could save you money if anything goes wrong.

Don’t forget to update your voting address

Getting around the WA on public transport

The Transperth website is your one-stop shop to plan your trip, view maps, check for alerts, book your next trip and view news and events.

To learn more about the regional service visit the following webpage – visit TransRegional.

Choose from the SmartRider card or cash tickets to get around on public transport which includes the train, bus and ferry.

Download the Transperth app to plan your trip and stay up to date.

Driving in Western Australia

There can be slight differences between the road rules from state to state, so whether you’ve just moved to Western Australia or lived here for a while it’s always worthwhile to brush up on them. Don’t forget to update the address on your drivers licence and car registration. If you’ve moved interstate you will need to apply for both.

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