Cash for cars Australia

We’re happy to salvage any unwanted car in any condition. Whether you’ve got a busted write-off rusting in the garage or a fine ol’ faithful on her last legs, we’ll offer a fair price, quick removal and an even quicker payment.

Turn unwanted or scrap cars into money in your pocket

Not every car can be repaired. And, not every car that can be repaired is worth the cost. You can’t very well have undrivable and unroadworthy vehicles taking up space in your garage, or your mind for that matter. But we can. 

1800 Salvage specialises in cash for cars. As specialist salvage car buyers, we buy every type of car no matter the damage's severity. We’ll remove your car for free, usually within 24 hours, if you live in or around a major city. All you need to do is sign off on our competitive price offers and tell us where to pick your car up. You won’t even have to be there!

Whether you’re an individual seller, a panel beater or an insurer, if you want to sell your car for cash, we’ll be there to get it off your lot in no time.

Free car removal

When you want your car gone, you want it removed immediately. Unusable cars are an eyesore at best. If they’re on your work lot or garage, it’s taking up valuable space. And depending on their damage, they could be a hazard to your staff or family. 

Our scrap car removal service is free, and we even offer next-day collection. How’s that for convenient?

We’re more than just a scrap car buyer

We buy cars and vehicles of all makes and models: from family cars to prestige classics; trucks to machinery; vans to motorbikes. We buy statutory and repairable write-offs as well as vehicles with or without registration. We’ll pay good money for them all.

While we’re always happy to buy directly from car owners, we provide a free car removal service for insurance companies and panel beaters to get hazardous and non-road-worthy vehicles off the streets.

Vehicle salvage made easy

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Fast, easy towing

We offer fast and convenient towing for your salvage vehicle, including same-day collection or bookings at a time that suits you.

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Auto salvage doesn't have to be difficult. We offer a fast, simple service to help you sell your vehicle with ease.

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Customer service

Our team is friendly, and we work hard to ensure your experience is fast, convenient, and hassle-free.

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Competitive prices

Our operating costs are competitive, so we can give you a better price when you sell your vehicle, and we don't charge for towing.

The quickest car removal company in all Australia

With outlets in every Australian capital city, we can typically remove your vehicle within 24 hours. That’s what makes us one of the country's quickest unwanted car removal companies. Our payments are made through Osko, meaning you get paid fast.

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1800 Salvage makes it easy

With fast, easy vehicle collection, we make it easier for you to sell your salvage vehicle. We can usually offer next day pick-up, or we can book it for the time that suits you best.

  • Free vehicle towing
  • Fast, convenient vehicle collection
  • Customer service and support at every stage
  • Australia-wide service
  • Licenced motor car trader (LMCT: 12802)
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How much is your salvage car worth?

Our promise is simple: we will buy any car in any condition. All vehicles are a treasure to us, no matter how bad a state they’re in. Usable parts can still be salvaged and restored; even unusable ones can be repurposed. We consider various factors to give you a fair quote for your salvage vehicle.

Information we need to evaluate your salvage car includes:

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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Car brands we buy

No matter how common or rare, we trade cash for cars of all brands.

Frequently asked questions

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Can I drop off my car at an 1800 Salvage yard?

No, you cannot. As much as we’d appreciate the help, our OH&S compliance guidelines demand we pick up vehicles via tow truck.

The towing costs do not transfer onto you — we cover it in full.

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What do repairable write-offs and statutory write-offs mean?

As the name suggests, repairable vehicles are still in a good enough condition to be repaired. You might consider selling repairable cars for cash if the cost of repairing them outweighs the car’s worth. If you do choose to restore them, they can be re-registered.

Statutory write-offs are severely damaged vehicles that cannot or should not be repaired. Your insurance assessor determines this status, and the car cannot be re-registered once deemed a statutory write-off. 

Luckily, we still offer cash for statutory write-off cars because some parts may still be in salvageable condition.

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Can I sell my car for cash if it is still under finance?

No. 1800 Salvage is a licenced trader, meaning we aren’t able to buy cars for cash if they’re still under finance.

But we can still help.

If you put us in touch with your finance provider, we can submit a salvage tender to seek permission to remove your vehicle. While the finance claim (or contractual repayment obligations) remains with you, we can take the physical vehicle off your hands.

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I live in an apartment. Can you tow my salvage vehicle from the parking lot?

Yes, we can. Through our partnership with Sheen Towing, we can provide quick and safe recovery of vehicles from apartment car parks. 

Don’t worry — all towing costs are free for you.

Sell your salvage car in Australia

Selling a salvage vehicle in Australia? 1800 Salvage operates all over the country to remove unwanted vehicles for cash. We come directly to you to tow your vehicle away and give you best possible sales price. In most cases, we can offer next day pick-up in all Australian capital cities.

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We make it easy to sell your salvage vehicle. Get in touch and we will get back to you soon with the information you need.

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