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Importing Vehicles from the United Kingdom

Importing Cars, Trucks, Motorhomes, Caravans, Motorcycles, Boats and Machinery.

We can handle anything!

We import all types of vehicles from the UK into NZ. We provide airfreight, courier services and LCL ocean freight for smaller items and FCL or Breakbulk Shipping for larger items. Due to our experience in importing goods from the United Kingdom into New Zealand, we know how to do the job properly, from pick up in the UK to custom clearance and delivery in NZ.

We also work directly with a company that procures vehicles direct in the UK.

Please see website or email to advise the type of vehicle you are looking for, and they can source it for you.

We Offer The Additional Services Below:

  • Professional Importing Services
  • FCL and LCL options
  • Breakbulk Services for larger items like trucks,yachts,machinery
  • Weekly Sailings
  • UK Wide pick ups
  • Door to Door Services
  • Insurance Available to protect your cargo


Motor Vehicles

Cars are free of duty but are subject to Import G.S.T of 15% on the landed cost ( cost of goods plus cost of freight = Landed Cost )

Cars over 20 years old do not have to be converted to right hand drive.

Also we can not have any personal items included in the vehicle when shipping to NZ.

Contact us on 0800 763 3336 or email to discuss shipping your vehicle from the UK today.


UK Vehicle Import Costs and Charges


LCL shipping costs for Cars from our UK depot to Auckland


Ocean Freight NZD 2750.00 per vehicle
NZ Port Charges Included in above
NZ Import Document Fees Included in above
IVS Inspection

Included in above

MPI Inspection Included in above
Delivery to Compliance Centre Auckland Area Included in above
Marine Insurance Included in above ( to maximum Value NZD $50000.00)
Marine Insurance Over NZD $50000.00  3% of the additional value
Obtaining HPI Gold NZD$55.00
Customs Clearance NZD$100.00 per vehicle


*** Please note the above pricing does not realte to SUV's and 4x4 vehicles. Additional charges will apply for these***

Please check the attached link as all used vehicles must comply:

LCL Shipping costs for Caravans from our UK depot to Auckland


Ocean Freight NZ $ 3750.00 per caravan
NZ Port Charges included in above
NZ Import Document Fees Included in above
Customs Clearance NZ $100 per caravan
MAF Inspection First inspection included in the above
IVS Inspection NZ $150 per caravan ( minimum )
Marine Insurance Included in above ( to maximum value of NZD $ 50000.00 )


  • Caravans must not exceed 2.5 metres in height for this option, to enable the Caravan to fit in a standard shipping container and 6-7 metres in length.