Car Exports


Export classic cars and motorcycles to New Zealand & Australia

If you are keen to own a classic British or European car or motorcycle, it may be that you could export one of our vehicles at a far lower cost than buying one locally? Having been involved with exporting motorhomes to New Zealand and Australia, classic cars and motorcycles do not present a problem to us. Currently Australia and New Zealand have special schemes for importing classic cars the sale of which is free from capital gains tax…

Currently, classic cars in New Zealand are very expensive and many are being exported from the UK to New Zealand. In fact many companies and individuals are making a living by doing just this! If you are a collector keen to add another car to your collection it may be worth checking the value of the vehicle in New Zealand and investigating the transport costs. If you are planning a trip to the UK or Europe, why not take a classic car back with you, it could offset some of your holiday costs from the sale of the vehicle when you return home…


UK classic car and motorcycle export to New Zealand and Australia can be very worthwhile and currently many New Zealand and Australian citizens are exporting quality European & British vehicles to New Zealand and saving a fortune compared to local prices (typically 15-25%).  If you decide to purchase a car in the UK for export, you can currently purchase this without paying any UK Taxes. In addition if you use the vehicle for your holiday you may be able to get a discount on the duties payable on import?

If you are a UK citizen planning to emigrate to New Zealand special rules apply to you if you intend to take your car with you. Because of the cost of classic cars in New Zealand it is likely to be very worthwhile exporting yours to New Zealand.

The rules for exporting/importing cars to New Zealand and Australia are quite complex, however it can be very cost effective. We have experts who can advise you and assist with the process and arrange the shipping, compliance registration etc. If this is something that could be of interest, please contact us and we will try and answer your questions.