Australia Flag
Ship to or from ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia (AU)
Move Household Goods Safely with Trustworthy Shippers
Customer Images
people shipped using A-1 Auto Transport last week

Joe brought me peace of mind. I canโ€™t thank you enough for being so reliable and trustworthy

Joe brought me peace of mind. I canโ€™t thank you enough for being so reliable and trustworthy

+2 million
Delivered
services
+190
Countries
served
97%
of customers
recommend us

Opening a Bank Account in Australia

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia (AU)

What's in this article?
  1. What You Must Do To Open A Bank Account In Australia
  2. The Cost Of Living In Australia
International Shipping Service

To live and work in the country of Australia as an expat, you must get all your banking needs in order. Youโ€™ll need to have various documents and forms of proof to open a bank account in the country. However, it can be done and it is crucial that you have your finances available to you through a trusted Australian financial institute once you arrive to the country.

Before you setup your account through an Australian bank, youโ€™ll need to understand how their banking system operates. Youโ€™ll also have to ensure that your employer can deposit money into your new account and that your funds are accessible to you as needed. You must carefully set up your account so that it suits your needs appropriately without much of a hassle.

What You Must Do to Open a Bank Account in Australia

The requirements for opening a bank account in Australia depend on whether you open it before you move or after you move to the country. If you choose to do it after you move, you will have six weeks to open a bank account in your name. The requirements for opening a bank account often include your passport or other forms of identification such as your license, birth certificate, credit cards, and/or current bank cards.

Aside from providing the proof asked of you by the banking institution, you will need to decide what type of account you need as well as what services. There are many different types of accounts available to you so youโ€™ll need to research what each one entails. Itโ€™s also up to you to find out what fees are associated with your bank account and what stipulations are involved with your account through the bank. Make sure you have addressed all facets and collected all the information you need before opening an account through an Australian bank. You will need your funds to be readily available to you upon moving to Australia from the U.S.

Car Shipping Rates

The Cost of Living in Australia

Living in a new country isnโ€™t so simple at first. It will take a lot of getting used to. Youโ€™ll meet new people, see new places, and have to adapt to the cost of living in a new country. Youโ€™ll want to make sure your new bank account is in working order and that youโ€™re able to pull out money as you need to. You never know what might come up as you explore your new surroundings.

The cost of living in Australia isnโ€™t too much different than that of the United States. Although there is a currency difference, what you pay for things seems to balance itself out with what youโ€™d be spending in the states. Check out the list below to get a better idea of what things might cost in the more expensive regions of Australia.

  • Cost of housing in a month- upwards to AU$4,000
  • A meal out- AU$16
  • Fast food meal- AU$11
  • Milk and eggs- AU$8
  • Utilities in a month- AU$250
  • Internet access- AU$58
  • Fuel by the ยผ gallon- AU$1.50
  • Monthly public transport pass- AU$167
  • Dinner for two- AU$53
  • Beer from neighborhood pub- AU$8
International Freight Prices
Share this content on social media
for a chance to get up to 15% off your next shipment.
Copy link

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.ย 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.ย 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

Email Me


Testimonial
Mylene Rutllant
Itโ€™s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, Iโ€™ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. Itโ€™s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. Iโ€™ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business Iโ€™ve sent them. Iโ€™ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. Itโ€™s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

Testimonial
Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldnโ€™t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If thatโ€™s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust theyโ€™ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldnโ€™t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didnโ€™t know any better, I wouldโ€™ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Canโ€™t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I donโ€™t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

Testimonial by Cristine Benoit
Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldnโ€™t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldnโ€™t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldnโ€™t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected โ€œsurprises.โ€ I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

Testimonial
David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

Visit our social, and see for see what our clients saying about us

House Moving to or from Australia

No nearby results.

International House Moving

Alicante, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Almada, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Amadora, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Athens, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Aveiro, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Barcelona, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Bari, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Barreiro, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Berlin, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Biaล‚ystok, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Bilbao, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Bologna, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Bordeaux, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Braga, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Bregenz, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Bremen, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Bristol, UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (GB)

Bydgoszcz, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Can I Retire to Finland from USA?

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland (FI)

Can I Retire to Germany from the USA?

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Cheapest Way to Move to Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Coimbra, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Cologne, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Corinth, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Cork, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Cost to Move to Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Drogheda, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Dublin, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Duisburg, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Dundalk, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Dusseldorf, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

England

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (GB)

Essen, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Evora, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Family Relocation to Finland

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland (FI)

Family Relocation to Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Florence, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Frankfurt, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Funchal, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Galway, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Gdaล„sk, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Gdynia, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Genoa, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Granada, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Graz, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Grenoble, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Hamburg, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Hanover, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Heraklion, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Innsbruck, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Ioannina, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Kallithea, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Katowice, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Klagenfurt, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Krakรณw, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Larissa, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Las Palmas, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Le Havre, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Leeds, UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (GB)

Limerick, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Linz, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Lisbon, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Liverpool, UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (GB)

London, UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (GB)

Lubin, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Lyon, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

ลรณdลบ, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Madrid, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Mรกlaga, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Manchester, UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (GB)

Marseille, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Milan, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Montpellier, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Munich, Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Murcia, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Nantes, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Naples, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Nice, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Nottingham, UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (GB)

Palermo, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Paris, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Patras, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Piraeus, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Porto, Portugal

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal (PT)

Poznaล„, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Rennes, France

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France (FR)

Rome, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Salzburg, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Sankt Polten, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Sevilla, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Steyr, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Student Relocation to Germany

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany (DE)

Swords, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Tallaght, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

Thessaloniki, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Turin, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Valencia, Spain

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain (ES)

Venice, Italy

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy (IT)

Vienna, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Villach, Austria

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria (AT)

Volos, Greece

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece (GR)

Warsaw, Poland

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland (PL)

Waterford, Ireland

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland (IE)

York, UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom (GB)

Ship Your Vehicle With A-1 Auto Today
Get an instant free Quote Now

Or Call Us Today and Speak to Directly to Our Sales Team:

Our Partners:

Better Business Bureau Accredited
FMCSA Member
INC. 500 Member
VeriSign Secured
AMSA Member

A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
Copyright ยฉ 1988-2022, A-1 Auto Transport - All Rights Reserved.