Need: Transport Trailer + Boat that is unregistered to Ballina from Sydney.
Trailer capacity is 1067KG. Supports 17-19ft boats.
trailerboattransport.com $900. Truck goes every week. However needs to be booked in by Monday.
Toddtrans $100 ph on tilt back truck.
http://boatterminal.com.au – Sent online contact quote request.
http://www.djfreight.com.au/about-us/quote – Sent online contact request.
http://nationwide-towing.com.au/contactus/ – Sent online contact.
Need to get a Unregistered Vehicle Permit (UVP) Cost is paperwork time + Permit fee: $21.
Tyres are looking old and tired. Need pumping up. Will need to be careful for 800KM trip. Will need spare, if none available.
Car Hire. Avis is the cheapest.
http://www.avis.com.au/car-rental/html/Landing/sem/au/nsw/sydney/syd.html $388.80. Main cost is the $200 for leaving it at another place.
Cutting off lock with angle grinder. 1h + 2h travel time.
Pickup rental car. 1 h
Drop off rental car. 1h.
Paperwork for UVP if at RTA. 2h.
Fuel for vehicle SYD->BAL $100?
Estimated Total Cost: $490 + possibility of replacement tyres + time to prep. vs $900 for delivery to Ballina Depot and I can pickup at Ballina and carefully drive it the last few KMs with Farm car.
Monthly cost $530? at storage location.
$900 is a good price. No stress about replacing tyres, paperwork and time prepping. They will pickup at self storage, drop off at Ballina.