Shipping From United Kingdom

Car exporting from The UK to New Zealand is our specialty, not only do we have the knowledge and experience, but we know people.... the right people.

Shipping Information


Transit Time (approx.) 36-50 days

Vehicles from UK to New Zealand

The Shipper can provide a FULL door to door service for your new & used vehicles coming from the United Kingdom.


Where we ship from: We can ship from anywhere in the UK from South Hampton to Aberdeen mostly by Containerised Ships but Roll on Roll off is still a viable option in the UK. Arriving in the ports of: Auckland, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch.


Tips and Advice

Check that your vehicle complies with New Zealand Road Standards. All vehicles coming into New Zealand must comply with the Euro 4 Emission Standards. In short the vehicle must be registered in the UK on or after the 1st October 2007. However some vehicles registered in or after October 2005 will still comply.


When purchasing New or Used Vehicles in the UK we recommend having your vehicle checked by an independent specialist before finalising the purchase. The Shipper can organise this for you with our many contacts in the UK. VAT is currently 20% in the UK - Some UK registered cars are eligible for a VAT refund. Dealers can sell you these vehicles free of VAT or you can claim the VAT back after exporting to New Zealand.


Returning Residents/immigrants

If you are returning to New Zealand after 21 months or more overseas, or are a new immigrant to New Zealand. You are eligible to bring your private vehicles, campervans, boats or motorcycles into New Zealand GST free. Please be aware that you must also meet the regulatory requirements for each vehicle when Importing to New Zealand.


Marine Insurance

We provide full and comprehensive insurance from door to door. Note that the insurance cost is based on the value of the vehicle.


Goods and Services Tax (GST payable in NZ). - GST is payable on:

The cost/value of the vehicle, marine insurance and freight



Motor vehicles are checked for compliance with New Zealand's legal requirements by an entry certifier when they are first inspected before their approval for registration in New Zealand.