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TAXIBOX supporting Red Nose Day

TAXIBOX is a proud sponsor of Red Nose. Annually, 3,200 Australian families experience the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child. Red Nose is dedicated to ending this tragic loss of life. How? Through world-class research, advocacy and education. Since 1988, Red Nose has contributed over $16.7 million to research. That’s no small …
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Finding love inside a TAXIBOX

Yesterday we all shared a beautiful moment here at TAXIBOX. It all started with a very top-secret email from Jess to the TAXIBOX team. Beth was going through her day at the office like any other, unaware of the email that we are were reading and the barely-contained emotion of knowing we were about to …
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Moving interstate to Melbourne

MOVING TO MELBOURNE Moving to Melbourne? What lured you in? Was it the thriving art scene, the lively theatre schedule, or your love for festivals and all year round entertainment? Perhaps it was the plentiful job opportunities or first-class universities? Or the title for being Australia’s Food Capital, with an abundance of restaurants, a strong …
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Interstate transport to Sydney

MOVING TO SYDNEY So you’ve decided, or are considering, to move to Australia’s favourite city? Let me guess, you visited Sydney during your last holiday and didn’t want to leave? Well you’re not alone, Sydney is Australia’s most visited city with more than 10 million visitors each year, luring in tourists with its beautiful beaches, …
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Interstate moving to Brisbane

MOVING TO BRISBANE Whether you’re moving interstate to Brisbane from Sydney or Melbourne, you’ll need a trustworthy and reliable interstate service to help get you there. HOW TAXIBOX CAN HELP We offer portable, self-storage modules that can be transported interstate to meet you at your new Brisbane home. TAXIBOX moving services work similar to that …
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Taxibox and Airtasker working hand in hand

We’ve noticed loads of Airtasker ads being posted to pack/unpack TAXIBOXES and we think it’s a brilliant idea! We thought we’d let all our customers know about the amazing service Airtasker can provide. Airtasker is a simple but really clever concept – it’s an online service that provides a community marketplace for people and businesses …
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Summer De-clutter with TAXIBOX

Did you miss out on your spring cleaning this year? Never mind, as Orange is the new black, likewise, Summer is the new spring so now is the time to jump into your Summer de-clutter. (See what we did there?) While needing mobile self-storage is beneficial to your life EVERY time of the year, summer-time …
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A great start to a new year!

Happy New Year everyone! We’ve started the new year with a bang and just raised funds equivalent to 860 meals to be donated to OzHarvest Food Rescue. THANK YOU! This was part of our “getting into the spirit of Christmas” initiative. OzHarvest is a not for profit organisation that rescues excess food and delivers it to people …
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De-clutter your home and de-clutter your mind

We all know that old adage, “out of sight, out of mind”. So if you find yourself constantly frustrated by excess clutter, the team here at TAXIBOX is here to help! De-cluttering your home or office not only creates a clutter and stress fee environment, but could also drive up your sales price. With those …
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TAXIBOX’s co-founder Jeremy interviewed on Melbourne’s 3AW!

TAXIBOX continues to be featured in the media, with the latest release being on Melbourne’s 3AW’s “The Weekend Break”. The interview highlights that as people are moving towards more condensed apartment living, they are increasingly requiring convenient storage solutions that provide an extension of their homes. TAXIBOX is showcased as an ideal storage solution which …
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We’re hiring again! Come join our growing TAXIBOX Team!

We’ve got pants to fill! TAXIBOX is hiring for a new position. Help us find the perfect TAXIBOX employee and be in the running for 1 months free storage! ‘Like’ or ‘Share’ this post on Facebook to spread the word. For more information, check out our advert on Seek – Click HERE

Win with TAXIBOX mobile self-storage!

Given the success of the recent iPad competition, and how much we enjoyed hearing from all of our customers about their TAXIBOX experiences, the team at TAXIBOX have decided to organise another giveaway shortly. While we haven’t decided exactly what we will give away (send some suggestions through to us please!) or when exactly the …
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The winner of the brand new iPad2 is… (drum roll)

CONGRATULATIONS Jemma Ravenwood Well done Jemma and thank you for sharing the life of your TAXIBOX with us! Also, thank you to all who entered the competition. We hope you had a fantastic Australia Day as did the team at TAXIBOX. Future competitions on the way so keep posted!

Hollywood blockbuster – TAXIBOX’s new movie!

Straight from Hollywood (ok maybe not) TAXIBOX has just released a brand new movie. Check it out by clicking on the play button on our home page or on youtube here. We’ve also recently added a photo gallery to our website here so regardless of the visual media you prefer, you can see just how …
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Win an iPad 2 with TAXIBOX!

Want to win an iPad2? The iPad 2 is revolutionising technology, just as TAXIBOX is revolutionising self-storage. To enter, simply visit our facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/TAXIBOX/124727690897007) and follow the three easy steps! Like us on Facebook. Book your TAXIBOX (or storing with us already?) List the items that are stored in your TAXIBOX on our facebook …
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Additions to the website – check out these new pages

We’ve just added a number of pages to our website – check them out! Student storage – TAXIBOXES are the perfect solution for student storage. Here’s why. De-cluttering – want to maximise your return on investment? TAXIBOXES are perfect for de-cluttering and home staging. Removalists – using removalists with TAXIBOX will save you time and …
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Tax time – clear out your excess inventory

With tax time approaching, now is the perfect time to get your inventory organised for the new financial year! TAXIBOXES are perfect for storing excess inventory because of our unique modular system and more and more businesses are beginning to realise the benefits. Take the following recent example: a client of ours wanted to better …
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New TAXIBOX storage facility

Thanks to your support, TAXIBOX has just relocated to bigger and better premises. Our new TAXIBOX storage facility is located at 372 Lower Dandenong Road in Braeside, just around the corner from our previous facility. As always, feel free to visit us and access your TAXIBOXES – just remember to give us a call the …
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Using TAXIBOXES with Removalists

Using TAXIBOXES with Removalists will save you time and money. Why? Because removalists will only have to load once (they do not have to load and unload at the self-storage facility). Consider the following scenarios: Typical self-storage scenario: Assume: • removalists – $82.5 per hour • hours required to load goods into the truck – …
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Seasons greetings

The team at TAXIBOX would like to wish all its customers seasons greetings and a very happy and healthy new year! The last year has been exceptionally exciting for TAXIBOX as more and more people are realising the unique benefits of mobile self-storage over regular, old-fashioned self-storage. Leading up to Christmas we have been extremely …
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Advantages of TAXIBOXES over metal storage containers

Metal containers are the standard when it comes to shopping but that doesn’t mean they are necessarily ideal for long-term storage. After months of testing our team created TAXIBOXES which are different to these metal containers for the following five reasons: The ability to breathe – Metal containers that are sealed can get condensation/mildew unlike …
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What’s in your TAXIBOX?

A common question we hear from potential customers looking for storage is “how much does a TAXIBOX hold?”. We had the opportunity recently to see exactly what went into a recent customer’s TAXIBOX so we thought we’d share it: a king sized bed (including base and mattress) 2 single beds (including base and mattress) 1 …
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The Importance of Packing Supplies

Packing supplies are very important for making your next move into storage as easy and safe as possible. Easy – because packing supplies help you to organise your belongings and to carry them to the storage module. And safe because packing supplies help to ensure your goods are returned in their original condition. Here are …
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TAXIBOX in support of Very Special Kids

Joining AXA, Bendigo Bank and others, TAXIBOX mobile self-storage is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Fitness Energy’s 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge (held from the 3rd-4th of September) to support Very Special Kids. The team at Very Special Kids are dedicated to helping families throughout their experience of caring for children with life-threatening illnesses, from …
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TAXIBOX and One World Week at Monash University

Together with Red Bull, STA Travel and others, TAXIBOX mobile self-storage is pleased to announce its sponsorship of One World Week at Monash University. TAXIBOX partnered with Monash University in an effort to highlight how students can benefit from its unique storage solution – the best storage solution for students in Melbourne. What sets TAXIBOX …
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Pack your TAXIBOX

TAXIBOX mobile self-storage continues to attract attention from the media. The latest article, found in this week’s national newspaper (The AJN, 6 August 2010), reports on TAXIBOX’s “…innovative self-storage business”. Describing TAXIBOX, the article reported that “the company delivers mobile self-storage units which, once packed, are then picked up and stored in a secure facility. …
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TAXIBOX says YEAH!

YEAH (Youth Empowerment Against HIV/AIDS) needed help moving their gear across Melbourne in preparation for their trip to Splendour In The Grass, a music festival held near Byron Bay. YEAH was heading to Splendour to provide young Australian’s with the knowledge, tools & support to help stop the spread of this preventable disease. TAXIBOX mobile …
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Information Resources

Here are some information resources on the mobile storage and moving industries you may find useful: TAXIBOX is proud to be a member of The Self Storage Association of Australasia, the key association representing storage providers around Australia and New Zealand. If TAXIBOX currently does not service your area, you may be able to find …
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Mobile storage in the news

Here are some excerpts from a recent news article about the mobile storage industry in Australia: Mobile self-storage travels well, The Australian, 30 August 2008 “People in the cities love the concept of mobile. They don’t have to fight the traffic,” Cudars says. “Mobile storage units can provide temporary storage of non-essential items. For example, …
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Removalists hidden charges

We’re not saying don’t use removalists – in fact, TAXIBOX is happy to organise a removalist for you to assist you when you move or store with TAXIBOX. Our concern is that many people don’t understand how much you will have to pay when you contract with a removalist. Bottom line – do your research! …
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Size does matter

Our TAXIBOXES are the perfect size for self-storage. Here’s why: Order as many as you need and just pay for what you use – when you call to book your TAXIBOX, a TAXIBOX customer service representative will help you estimate the number of TAXIBOXES you will need according to the amount you wish to store …
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The mobile storage industry

Here are three facts about the mobile storage industry that you might not know: Mobile storage is cheaper than traditional self storage because you don’t have to hire a truck or a ute or a removalist to get your belongings into and out of storage Mobile storage has been around for more than 15 years. …
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TAXIBOX vs removalists

Most moving companies are not only overpriced, they also waste your time. Here’s how TAXIBOX is different from a traditional moving company: A fixed price quote – no more hourly rates and uncapped bills Cheaper prices – because you do the packing (or better yet your friends do the packing!). TAXIBOX can organise a removalist …
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TAXIBOX vs traditional self storage

TAXIBOX can save you up to 60% off traditional self-storage costs – we know you’ll agree that you have better ways to spend your money and time! Traditional Self Storage TAXIBOX Mobile self-storage 1 Book and call to reserve a unit Book and call to reserve a unit 2 Call and reserve a rental truck …
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