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Sell your old, unwanted car and enjoy free removal

Looking to sell your compact car with a little one on the way? 1800 Salvage, Crestmead’s trusted auto salvage company, is here to help. We understand parents have busy lives, so we provide a seamless process of turning your vehicle into instant cash.

Complete our form to receive a no-obligation quote. With our team’s decades of industry expertise, we can swiftly deliver our competitive, no-obligation quote based on the photos and information you give. Once you accept it, we handle all the paperwork and work with you to arrange your free removal service within 24 - 48 hours. 

Thanks to our towing network coast-to-coast, we can promptly reach any location in Brisbane or regional Queensland. With a 10-tonne capacity, our operators can safely retrieve anything, including your off-road Range Rover, boats, and commercial trucks.

Reach out to us to receive a top cash offer for your unwanted vehicle today.

Cash for cars of all conditions

We pay top dollars for any junk car

Get paid for automobiles of all makes and models. Whether you’re saving for a family-sized vehicle or a business looking to offload unregistered vans, we have your back. Our 1800 Salvage professionals have in-depth automotive market knowledge and can see the value in every automobile.

We recognise the safety issues when children play near your rusting vehicle in your front yard. Contact us for a same-day quote. We arrange free scrap car removal and cash payment on the same or the next business day, ensuring a safer space for your family.

Quick junk car removal service, Crestmead and beyond

We offer free removal from any location as part of our comprehensive service. Thanks to our countrywide collaboration with reputable towing partners, your used automobiles can be safely retrieved within 24 - 48 hours.

With easy vehicle access and keys available in a disclosed area, you can prioritise your family’s well-being. Following our tow operator's verification of its condition, we promptly transfer money into your account via Osko. If your truck exceeds 10 tonnes, please notify us so we can arrange a special car-carrier truck without extra charges.

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Crestmead cash for cars in every condition

We buy and responsibly salvage all of


unwanted vehicles. These include:

Vehicle salvage made easy

Australia’s premier cash-for-cars company

1800 Salvage proudly serves customers nationwide. Our free removal service is available if you find your vehicle stranded during a Gold Coast getaway or in regional Queensland.

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Top cash offers that save time and money

Simple online quote form, same day free quote, instant cash transfer and free car removal, 1800 Salvage does it all. We will take care of all the paperwork and you don’t even need to be home for the car removal.

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  • Australia wide service
  • Money in your account via OSKO
  • We buy early and late model cars
  • Licenced motor car trader (LMCT: 12082)
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How do you score a competitive offer for your old car?

Our cash-for-cars Crestmead crew presents a transparent, upfront money proposal without hidden fees. With extensive experience and a deep understanding of the auto salvage market, we ensure you receive the best prices, rapid towing service and instant payment within 24 - 48 hours.

To maximise your cash offer, please provide the following details:

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

Land Rover, Toyota or Rolls Royce? We take them all.

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1800 Salvage Milton, Queensland

Level 1, 16 McDougall Street, Milton, 4064, QLD

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Frequently asked questions

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I just sold my car to you. What will happen to it?

At 1800 Salvage, we have a wide network that connects your unwanted automobiles to other families, professionals and enthusiasts in need of quality spare parts. We collaborate with trusted automotive wholesalers, repairers, auto wreckers and auction houses to keep the second-hand vehicle and spare parts market thriving. Your old car finds new life and purpose of someone who can put it to good use.

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I don’t want my car anymore and don’t want to keep paying it off. Can you help me?

Unfortunately, we cannot purchase automobiles with active finance as a licensed motor vehicle dealer. However, we can help to clear your car loan. If our offer equals or exceeds your loan amount, obtaining a payout letter from your financial institution enables us to manage the contract settlement. So we can pay off the finance and acquire your vehicle. Any excess funds are returned to you.

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I have received a higher cash offer from another company. Can you match or exceed it?

If you can email us the offer in writing, we can make every effort to surpass it. We want the best for you, so don’t hesitate to ask.

If, for any reason, our competitor’s proposition falls through within 14 days from when we quoted you, you can accept our price, as our bid remains valid. Please contact us for a reevaluation if it’s beyond the 14-day timeframe.

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We want to sell our vehicle, but it’s under my spouse’s name. Can I sell it to you on their behalf?

Unfortunately, 1800 Salvage exclusively purchases vehicles from their registered owners. We need the car owner’s ID and e-signature for our sales contract. Please ask them to get in touch with us. These verification processes are in place to ensure a seamless and transparent transaction for all parties involved.

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Your cash offer needs to be higher for me to consider your offer. I can make more money by selling my vehicle privately. Why do families still choose 1800 Salvage?

A lot of Crestmead families find that private selling can be a time-consuming and challenging process. It involves dealing with time wasters, incurred advertising costs, and managing the sale.

By choosing 1800 Salvage, you avoid all these hassles and benefit from the straightforward selling experience. Thereby making it easier for families to turn their scrap cars into quick cash without all the extra work.

Doug Whiffin

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Doug Whiffin

Doug began his career in the automotive industry at age 18. He has worked in several dealerships and has since become an expert valuer buyer. Doug serves a broad spectrum of clients including car dealerships, independent dealers, automotive wholesalers, and automotive salvage dealers, helping sellers obtain top cash for their unwanted cars. Additionally, he seamlessly transitions into the role of second-in-command manager in the general manager's absence, showcasing his proactive nature and leadership skills.

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Whether you want to buy or sell salvage vehicles, we are here to help. Get in touch and we will get back to you soon with the information you need.

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