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Instant cash for any unwanted car & free towing service within 24 hours

It’s not often that you have a junk car or unwanted vehicle, but when you do, we understand you want it gone quickly. 

As a leading Australia-wide auto salvage and car removal service, we offer a quick and easy way to convert old cars into instant cash. We guarantee competitive market prices regardless of your vehicle’s condition, make or model. 

Complete our simple online form, and 1800 Salvage’s expert team will provide a top cash offer within minutes. Then, we can handle all the paperwork and arrange your free car removals on the same or the next business day. We transfer cash payment via the safe, secure and near-instantaneous payment method, Osko, on pickup. 

What are you waiting for? Contact us today and turn your old car into a tidy profit.

Cash for cars of all conditions

We’ll pay top cash for your junk car or truck 

1800 Salvage’s team has decades of industry experience, which enables us to quickly assess the value of your accident-damaged car or old vehicle. We buy from private car owners, insurers, government agencies and commercial businesses. So whether you’ve got one or many, we can help. 

We have many trusted salvage partners, including repairers, restoration specialists, auction houses and car wrecking companies. With their support, we’ll ensure your unwanted car and its parts get reused sustainably.

Free car removal service within 24 hours 

Our comprehensive services include free car removal from any location across Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, Queensland and beyond. 1800 Salvage’s reputable transport partners can just as safely and efficiently remove old cars from an apartment garage as from a tight inner city street.

Towing is free for all vehicles, regardless of size, condition or location. Let us know where you need a pick-up, and we’ll send a tow truck out. It’s that easy.

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Cash for cars in every condition

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Reliable, fast car removal Australia-wide

1800 Salvage proudly operates in all Australian states and major cities. We can even arrange free same-day car removal in some situations. Contact us today to book your tow.

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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 much is my scrap car worth?

Look no further for the best price on any salvage car, Brisbane-wide. So we can accurately assess your scrap car’s value, send us as much information as possible. Then, using today’s latest technology and our expertise, we’ll get back to you with a competitive price. 

We need to know the following: 

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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Our cash-for-cars Brisbane team buy anything with a motor.

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Frequently asked questions

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Does 1800 Salvage buy or sell auto parts in Herston?

No, we exclusively purchase vehicles. However, our friendly professionals can connect you with car wreckers in Brisbane for spare parts disposal. We can also facilitate connections to local auto parts businesses if you are interested in buying car parts.

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I’m only looking for free car removal. Can you help?

Of course! Thanks to our nationwide transport partners, we can help remove all unwanted cars taking up your valuable space.

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What do you do with scrap cars in Herston once you buy them?

1800 Salvage works with wholesalers, repairers, wreckers and auction houses nationwide to keep the second-hand vehicle and parts market moving. We connect Australia’s trusted automotive businesses to the vehicles and parts they require.

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Should I hand in the registration for my unwanted car, Herston?

Yes, we buy unregistered vehicles, so we don’t require a registration transfer. Please remove your plates before collection to avoid confusion. You will need to complete the cancellation of the registration form (F3517). Take this form and your vehicle's number plates to a transport and motoring customer service centre.

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How does 1800 Salvage provide the best price for my Herston vehicle?

Our expert team follow the automotive market closely, from wholesale market trends to auction results. We do our best to provide the highest price possible in the current market and stay competitive to keep every customer happy.

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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