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We pay cash & offer free car removal service anytime, anywhere

When motor vehicles break down or are accident-damaged, they become a burden. 1800 Salvage’s convenient service helps you convert unwanted or written-off vehicles into instant cash. 

As a nationwide leading auto salvage and removal company, we pay top dollar for everything from cars and trucks to vans, motorcycles, machinery and boats. We see the value in all vehicles, no matter the damage done.

Our removal specialists can reach any location in Melbourne, Victoria or across Australia within 24 hours. All our paperwork is completed online for maximum efficiency, and we offer exceptional customer service at every stage of the selling process.

Call the friendly professionals at 1800 Salvage today or complete our simple online form. Our Somerton team will get back to you promptly with a generous cash offer.

Cash for cars of all conditions

Get instant cash for any junk car, truck or van 

We buy from private car sellers, insurers and commercial businesses. Whether you’ve got a fleet of outdated vans or trucks, an old car or worn-out machinery, we guarantee top cash offers based on the current market rate.

1800 Salvage has many industry partners, including car wreckers, recycling companies, repairers and auction houses. We’ll ensure your old car, motorcycle or truck gets reused, repurposed or recycled responsibly.

Free removal service anytime, anywhere

Whether you need a pick-up from Somerton Logistics Centre, Austrak Business Park, across Melbourne or Victoria, we’ll safely and efficiently remove your damaged car, truck or machinery.

Our experienced tow truck drivers have a 10-tonne towing capacity. However, we can also access specialty trucks if you've got something bigger.

So long as we can easily access your damaged car and its keys, vehicle owners don’t need to be present for collection. Our expert team can handle everything and initiate cash payment via Osko once the vehicle is on the truck.

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Cash for cars in all conditions

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Reliable, free car removal Somerton and beyond

1800 Salvage has outlets in all Australian states and can get a tow truck out to you within 24 hours or at your convenience. With the support of trusted transport partners, we even offer prompt towing services in remote areas.

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1800 Salvage make it easy

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.

  • Free purchase quotes (Weigh up your options)
  • 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 your unwanted car, Somerton, worth?

We pride ourselves on offering honest, transparent, free quotes for all vehicles. Our car buying team is an expert in their field and closely follows market trends to ensure they offer competitive market rates.

If you have any questions about our pricing structure or the merits of repairing versus salvaging your unwanted or damaged vehicle, we’re happy to discuss this with you further.

For the best price, we need to know:

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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Instant cash for all brands

We’ll buy anything made to be roadworthy.

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Frequently asked questions

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Do you buy car parts too?

No, only whole vehicles. However, we’re happy to provide an estimate and even connect you with nearby car wreckers to dispose of your spare parts sustainably.

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How does 1800 Salvage stay environmentally conscious?

Every car recycled through us is de-polluted. Our comprehensive service is environmentally beneficial as unused vehicles emit lots of pollution. We also recycle cars through our nationwide partners.

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Does my vehicle need to be registered for you to buy it?

No. We love saving customers time, hassles and money when selling cars, trucks and other vehicles. We accept all vehicles, whether they are registered or not.

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Once I sell my old car or truck, what do you do with it?

We have an extensive nationwide network of repairers, car wreckers and auction houses who help keep Australia’s second-hand vehicle and parts market moving. We connect reputable automotive businesses to the vehicles and parts they need. Rest assured. We’ll put your unwanted car in the right hands

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Do you need to site my vehicle to provide a purchase offer?

No. Our Somerton cash-for-cars service provides free quotes online via desktop assessment. We advise car owners to send as many photos as possible so we can give you an accurate, best cash offer.

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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