Our service for youWe offer advice and help in the following areas
Searching for the right car for you, even before you arrive hereThe earlier you contact us and the better you know your requirements and your budget, the more chance we have of finding something suitable for you.
First driving experience on the left hand side of the roadDon't worry, it's not as bad as it sounds. We will practise with you away from heavy traffic on a quiet country road.
PaperworkChange of ownership, registration, RUC for diesel vehicles etc
Third party vehicle insuranceVehicle insurance is not compulsory in New Zealand but highly recommended!
Apply for an IRD (tax) numberIf you're here on a work and holiday visa and you want to work during your holiday. You'll find all the information and forms to apply for an IRD number on www.ird.govt.nz.
Open a bank account in New ZealandSo you don't have to carry cash around all the time
SIM card for your cell phoneCheap pre paid cards to make phone calls and send text messages are available from e.g. Vodafone, Spark and 2 Degrees. Make sure your overseas phone is unlocked for SIM cards of other providers.
Providing a postal addressYou'll need a postal address when putting a car into your name and also to open a bank account and to get car insurance.
Booking the ferry to the south island and backTo cross the cook straight there are two options: the interislander or the bluebridge ferry.
If possible do the journey during the day and not during the night. Especially when the weather is nice the cruise though the Marlborough sounds is absolutely stunning! Something you don't want to miss!
On eye level with the sky tower?Darren's a hobby pilot and loves flying. He's member of the Auckland aero club. If you are interested we can arrange an affordable scenic flight for you over Auckland, around the sky tower and the islands of the hauraki gulf.
Extensive Travel information and insider tipsJust ask us, if you want to know something. Chances are you'll get an answer ;0)
Travel plans for Australia?Darren’s sister Shelley lives on the Gold Coast, south of Brisbane near Surfer’s Paradise. In case you need a set of wheels for Australia and you’ll start your journey near Brisbane – maybe we can be of assistance :0)
Phone +64 9 298 5822
Mobile +64 21 744 444
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