Your Furniture Hire FAQs Answered!

Your Furniture Hire FAQs Answered!

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Not sure where to begin with furniture hire for your wedding or event? While it might seem like an overwhelming process, we pride ourselves on making your furniture hire experience smooth and stress-free, from start to finish.

If you’re in the early planning stages, we’re here to help. From timelines to service areas and delivery costs, keep reading as we answer all of your furniture hire FAQs below!

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Image by Figtree Pictures / Styling by Creative Weddings

I need to hire furniture for my wedding or event – where do I begin?!

The best place to get the ball rolling with your furniture hire is by browsing our website. This is where you’ll find our complete hire range – from dining tables and chairs to sofa packages, cutlery, glassware, backdrops and so much more. We also encourage you to check out our blogs and galleries to see our furniture in action!

Once you’ve spent some time browsing our inventory, you can compile a wishlist of items you’d like to be quoted on. Simply email your wishlist along with your event date and venue via our contact form, and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours. Our team will check availability on your chosen date and send through an itemised quote for your perusal.

What if the furniture items I want aren’t available on my date?

If any items on your wishlist are unavailable, don’t stress – our team will always suggest some alternative options for you to suit the style and theme of your event.

Can you help me with my furniture selections?

Of course! We have a dedicated office team who work weekdays between 9am – 5pm. If you need some help choosing furniture items or simply need to bounce some ideas around, give us a call on (07) 5523 9564 and one of our friendly consultants would be happy to assist.

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Image by Figtree Pictures / Styling by Elle and Sea

Can I see your furniture items in person?

Absolutely! We offer complimentary showroom consultations at our Arundel warehouse by appointment only. Get in touch with our team to arrange a suitable time here.

How much furniture do I need for my wedding or event?

Great question, and it really depends on a number of different factors. For example: your guest numbers, the space available at your venue, and the style of your event (eg. sit down or cocktail).

We’ve compiled some helpful furniture hire checklists here to help you figure out your furniture hire requirements (and ensure you don’t forget anything!).

How far in advance should I book furniture for my wedding or event?

We’d recommend booking your key furniture items (such as dining tables and chairs or cocktail furniture) between 10-12 months prior to your event to avoid missing out, especially if your event is being hosted on a weekend. You can always add smaller items to your order (such as props and tableware) closer to the date, pending availability. Check out our wedding furniture hire timeline here!

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Image by Nina Claire / Styling by For Love and Living

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Image by Nina Claire / Styling by For Love and Living

What areas do you service?

We are based on the Gold Coast and regularly service the Tweed Coast, Brisbane and Byron Bay regions. We also travel to Coffs Harbour, the Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Yamba and beyond. We’ve even delivered furniture as far south as Sydney, and right up to the Whitsunday Islands! We do have minimum spends in place for long distance travel, so it’s best to chat with our team first to see if we can accommodate your event.

Do you have a minimum hire spend?

Yes – we have a minimum spend of $300 for DIY bookings, and a minimum spend of $500 for delivery and pickup to our standard service areas, excluding delivery and pickup costs. 

How much does delivery and pickup cost?

Our delivery and pickup fees are quoted on a case-by-case basis, depending on the location of your event. This includes the time taken to pack your order, travel to the venue, unload your order, travel back to the warehouse (and do it all again for pickup!). We do our absolute best to keep our delivery and pickup fees affordable, and certainly don’t use them to make a profit. Get in touch with our team here to grab an accurate quote for delivery and pickup to your venue.

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Image by Lady Bella Australia / Styling by Luxe Elopements

How does the delivery and pickup process work?

Around 1 month prior to your event date, we’ll send you a copy of our Client Booking Forms to complete and return. This is where you’ll nominate your preferred delivery and pickup dates and times, along with the best contact person for the day. Our logistics team will then use these details to schedule your delivery and pickup, and aim to have our schedule complete 1 week prior to your event. Once this is done, we’ll send through a Delivery Confirmation Sheet which will include your scheduled delivery and pickup windows along with your driver’s name and contact information.

Do you set-up my furniture items?

Our delivery drivers will set-up the following items according to your venue coordinator or floor plan:

  • Dining tables 

  • Heavy or bulky furniture (eg, lounges and bars)

  • Furniture that requires assembly onsite (eg, backdrops and arbours)

  • Market umbrellas

Our delivery service does not include:

  • Tableware (eg, glassware, plates and cutlery)

  • Cushions and props

  • Small furniture items (eg, signing tables or bar stools)

  • Dining chairs (these can be set-up for an additional fee)

  • Moving furniture items to different locations throughout the day

  • Setting up furniture outdoors in wet weather, or to be left outside overnight

We would highly recommend booking a wedding coordinator who can set up these smaller items for you!

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Currently planning a wedding or event?

We would love to help you with your upcoming celebration! Get in touch with us here to receive a copy of our latest hire catalogue, or check out our latest blogs below for more planning tips and inspiration.

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