Shipping To & From UK

Vehicles from UK to New Zealand

Vehicles from UK to New Zealand

The team at Online Logistics 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 Southampton 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

What we ship

New & Used Cars, Motorbikes, Caravans, Trailers & Campers

Transit Time (approx.)

36-50 days

Specialising in:

European Car Purchases, Campers & Caravans, Relocations
Cars we commonly ship from UK include: Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Peugeot, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Volkswagen and Volvo

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. Please click here to get a quote to see if your vehicle is eligible with the Euro 4 Emissions Standards in NZ. Contact us to help you with this process or for more information.

When purchasing New or Used Vehicles in the UK we recommend having your vehicle checked by an independent specialist before finalising the purchase. Online Logistics 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. Click here to Get a Quote to see if your UK vehicle qualifies for a VAT refund.

Online Logistics also provides full Vehicle Sourcing Service from the UK - click here to go to our Vehicle Sourcing Page for more information.

Campers & Caravans are a very cost effective export to New Zealand due to them being manufactured in the UK. If your Caravan or Camper can fit into a container you can save from $5,000 - $10,000 NZD in freight costs.

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. Please contact us for more information

Costs Involved

Transport - We pick up from anywhere in the UK & deliver to the Port of Loading / Warehouse in UK.

Sea Freight - We ship with reputable shipping companies around the world. Shipping from the UK can start as low as $3,000 NZD for a full door to door service - click here for a comprehensive quote.

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.

Customs Clearance - We provide a full service with Export Customs clearance in the UK, to clearing your vehicle through NZ customs and paying the correct amount of GST in NZ.

Goods and Services Tax (GST payable in NZ). - GST is payable on: The cost/value of the vehicle, marine insurance and freight.

MPI (MAF) - We can arrange the MPI (MAF) inspections both on and off the wharf in NZ. We also arrange any cleaning requirements enforced by MPI (additional charges will apply).

LTSA Border Inspection - We organise the LTSA inspection of your vehicle to complete the border inspection in accordance with NZ vehicle standards law.

Delivery- We arrange delivery to your door or compliance centre anywhere in New Zealand

Compliance- 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. Please note that this charge will not be invoiced out by Online Logistics, and will be charged direct to the vehicle owner.

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