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Car Shipping to Auckland

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  • Cost starts from: £795.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: weekly

Car Shipping to Auckland

We can ship any vehicle to Auckland by either RORO (roll on/roll off), shared container or dedicated container services every week from the UK. We regularly ship cars, SUV’s, vans, motorhomes and trucks from either Southampton, Newcastle, Rainham or Ipswich on fast & reliable vessels to Auckland without hassle every time.

With over 10 years’ experience in operating as a UK vehicle shipping company, First Base Freight has developed and still maintains a strong working relationship with our international agents in New Zealand. Our Auckland based agent has a wealth of experience in all matters with regards to the safe importation of a vehicle, they can assist you with the customs clearance, the inspection of your vehicle and its registration easily, if required.

Costs to Ship Vehicles to Auckland

Our car shipping rates to Auckland start from as little as £795.00 for saloon cars or £895.00 for SUV’s from our loading depot in Ipswich direct to Auckland. Or from our loading facility in Rainham prices start from £895.00 for saloons and £965.00 for an SUV. Our best rates are based on our shared container services that sail every week to Auckland. For larger vehicles that will not fit within the container dimensions, we also offer RORO shipping rates. Prices are determined by the overall length, width, height and weight of the vehicle. RORO shipping is the preferred if not only choice for shipping for example a larger motorhome, large van or truck. Each rate will be different and is priced per vehicle dimensions given at the time or sourced from the internet. All vehicles are measured at the port and rates may vary to the quotation given due to any decrease or increase in measured dimensions.

Roll On Roll Off Shipping to Auckland

Roll On/Roll off car shipping to Auckland

Roll on/roll off vehicle shipping services offers a safe method of transport for any rolling cargo, such as cars, motorhomes, yachts, tractors, trucks and any other agricultural machinery. RORO vessels are purpose-built cargo carrying vessels and carry thousands of units at anyone time. Each vehicle is secured below deck and is secured to the bed of the vessel using ratchet straps. These straps ensure that any cargo loaded do not move around whilst it is being transported by sea.

Shared & Dedicated Container Shipping to Auckland

Container shipping cars to Auckland

Shared container shipping is the preferred choice for people looking to ship either their saloon car, SUV, small caravan or a small van to Auckland as it works out cheaper than RORO or dedicated container services to New Zealand. With an increased level of security and the option to ship your vehicle with personal belongings for no extra cost, it’s easy to see why Shared container shipping is so popular.

Dedicated container shipping offers a cheaper way of shipping if you want to ship 2 cars for example at the same time to Auckland. Our dedicated containers come in 20ft, 40ft and 40ft HC sizes. We load dedicated containers at Southampton or Tilbury every week.

Quarantine Inspections and Compliance in Auckland

Duty and/or GST may apply if you haven’t owned your vehicle for 12 consecutive months preceding your departure to Auckland. If you wish to comply, you can obtain a Compliance Certificate from the manufacturer of your vehicle which outlines how to comply with the New Zealand standards.

All vehicles are subject to a physical inspection by MAF Biosecurity New Zealand (MAF). It’s extremely important that you have your vehicle thoroughly cleaned and vacuumed prior to shipment, paying particular attention to wheel arches, the underside and engine compartment and interior, as well as passenger and boot compartments. The New Zealand Customs website will provide you with all the information you need regarding this.

What paperwork is needed to ship a vehicle to Auckland?

When shipping any vehicle to Auckland, you’ll need to send us copies of the following documents by email, fax, or post:

  • V5C (or title document) for the vehicle
  • Photo page of the consignees passport
  • Purchase/Sales Invoice of the vehicle

For further information about our vehicle shipping services to Auckland please call us on +44(0)1495 320540 or WhatsApp us on+44(0)7513898320.



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