Moving day is stressful enough without worrying about items going missing or furniture being damaged by irresponsible movers.
The moving company you choose will likely be responsible for moving all your furniture and many of your other valued possessions to your new home. So it’s important to find one that has a good reputation.
Here we offer a round-up of the top ten moving companies in Cape Town*, based on customer reviews and feedback.
Britz Couriers & Removals are ranked as the number one removals company on Hellopeter with 103 5-star reviews. They do local moves as well as long-distance shared load moves between major cities. They also offer storage facilities, packing and wrapping services and office furniture moves.
“Excellent service. Can’t find any fault. Wonderful staff, friendly, happy and go the extra mile.”
Two Men and a Truck is a Cape Town and Johannesburg based removals company that offers local moves within these two areas. They have an impressive 50 out of 53 5-star reviews on Hellopeter. Their services include wrapping, hoisting, dismantling and reassembly, empty box delivery and box packing.
“Our move involved two pick-up and two drop-off points and went perfectly smoothly. […] Highly recommended.”
Dude & Van is a Cape Town based mini mover with a perfect score on Google reviews. They offer moving, wrapping, packing and unpacking, temporary or long-term storage and hoisting services. They also offer long-distance city-to-city moves and commercial moves and deliveries.
“Amazing service, friendly moving team with great attitudes. Superly impressed and would recommend this company to anyone who needs movers!”
Execu Move is another top-rated removals company on Hellopeter, where they have 510 5-star reviews. Execu Move handles moves nationwide in South Africa as well as international relocations. Their services include professional packing and storage. They can also handle office and corporate moves.
“[…] I am really impressed. They exceeded my expectations. Would recommend and do business again with this company. […]”
Cape Removals does local moves within in the Cape region as well as long-distance furniture removals to Johannesburg, the Garden Route, Port Elizabeth and Durban. They have good reviews on both Hellopeter, where they have 33 5-star reviews, and Google. They also offer packing services and storage.
“What a great experience! […] They were extremely helpful, quick in responding and adaptable! […] We will definitely make use of your services again!”
SA Movz has the highest rating for movers in Cape Town on Who Do You with a score of 9.6 out of 10 based on 24 Facebook reviews. They offer residential and corporate moves all around South Africa, as well as storage and specialised pet relocations.
“I can wholeheartedly recommend SA Movz […] their service is outstanding. They moved us yesterday and it was smooth sailing.”
Legend Removals are ranked number two on Hellopeter with a score of 8.8 and 83 5-star reviews. They do removals all around South Africa as well as Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Mozambique. They also offer pet relocations.
“The men were efficient and friendly. They moved a lot of stuff very fast but also treated my possessions with respect. […] It was good value for money.”
Leopard Movers have 59 5-star reviews on Hellopeter and are one of the highest-ranked. They offer mini moves, long-distance shared-load moves, local and national deliveries, office relocations, storage facilities and packing services.
“Absolutely without a doubt, fast, affordable and efficient. Highly recommended to take the hassle and complication away from moving.”
Monarch Moving have 5-stars on Sirelo with a score of 9.6 over 59 reviews. They offer packing, moving and storage in Cape Town and Johannesburg. They also do international relocations and can safely move your art and antiques, pets and vehicles.
“Storage and move done by Monarch during renovations. We were very happy with entire experience. Will definitely recommend their services!”
Advance Worldwide Removals has a 4.5-star rating on Sirelo and a score of 9.4 based on 25 reviews. The Cape Town-based company does both local and international moves, including cross-border relocations into Namibia. They also offer storage and can handle vehicle relocations.
“Efficient, knowledgeable, helpful, courteous, kept me informed and assisted wherever possible, every step of the way.”
*About our list of the best Cape Town moving companies
Our list of Cape Town moving companies is based on analysis of ratings and feedback from multiple review platforms – among them Google reviews, Facebook and sites like Hellopeter and Sirelo.
Companies were selected based on customer reviews only. The list is not presented in any particular order and doesn’t necessarily reflect the preferences of Ecobox or its employees.
What we offer at Ecobox
Ecobox offers a full range of moving supplies, including a wide range of cardboard boxes, protective wrappings, packing tape and more. We also offer sturdy, sealable plastic moving boxes and moving trolleys for rent.
Our packing and moving supplies are also available from our Bellville retail outlet and from all XtraSpace Self-Storage branches, including branches in Bellville, Kraaifontein and Cape Town Airport Industria.