Willship International


We specialise in shipping vehicles to and from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Ireland. Please click the flags below for more information

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Easy, Safe ... And Affordable

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It’s fast. Transit times can be as little as 4 days.

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Selling and buying can cost more than shipping.

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You end up with a car you know and love.

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It’s cheaper than you think…

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NO taxes on import if eligible for an import tax exemption

Exemptions apply to first time immigrants or returning New Zealand, UK and Irish citizens.

Call our office to see if you meet the criteria, We can guide you every step of the way.

We’re also here to assist you in assembling the documents required. We make the whole process easy.

Vehicle Shipping

Concerns You Might Have About Shipping Your Car Overseas

  • Will it arrive safely to the destination?
  • What documentation do I need?
  • Will I need to pay tax?
  • How long does it take to arrive?
  • How much does it cost for car shipping?
  • Do you transport high-value, luxury cars?
  • Can I leave personal items in my vehicle?

Shipping a car to and from Australia is fast & easy with Willship.

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Vehicle Shipping

Vehicle Shipping From Australia To NZ Is Safer Than You Think

For more than a decade, we've been shipping cars to and from New Zealand. We are the international vehicle shipping experts you can trust.

Modern day vehicle shipping is very safe. Our interactive online platform provides real-time tracking as your car moves from one stage to another, and everyone involved in the entire journey is accountable. Making certain that each process runs smoothly so your vehicle will arrive safely to its final destination.

Options To Ship Your Vehicle

We Take Care Of The Entire Journey

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Supporting you to get all key documents together

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Organizing the international shipping from start to finish

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Clearing your car through customs

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On road registration at your destination country*

*Some of these are optional...

You Name It, We Ship It!

Client Testimonials

We have shipped thousands of vehicles in and out of New Zealand so we understand the importance of looking after your baby. We’ll always take the utmost care and consideration when moving your goods from one place to another. Whether you are purchasing a luxury or classic car from overseas or you're moving to New Zealand and want to take your cargo with you, you can trust us with your shipping needs. Willship is your international shipping partner that you can depend on and our past clients can attest to our proven track record!

Frequently Asked Questions

Australia To New Zealand RoRo Shipping

1. Am I allowed to leave items in my vehicle?

2. Why is it prohibited to leave items in my car when shipping Roll on, Roll off?

3. Can I still ship my car while it’s still under finance?

4. What if I am unable to obtain a registration certificate or a purchase invoice/bill of sale?

5. Should I apply for GST exemption?

6. Can I drop my car off or pick it up directly from the port?

7. Do you have to be present when the vehicle is picked up?

8. Do I have to be in New Zealand to pick up my car?

9. Is it okay to leave a baby seat in my car?

10. What is the compliance process like?

11. Why do I need to have my car inspected?

12. Can I get my car roadworthy here for it to be complied in New Zealand?

13. If I want to proceed with a booking, what steps should I take next?

14. When must I pay my invoice?

15. How clean should my car be?

16. Are you able to assist with compliance in Lyttleton or Nelson?

17. How long does it take to receive my vehicle after the vessel arrives?

18. How much does quarantine cleaning cost if my vehicle fails it’s inspection?




Over $1.4 Billion worth of cargo is trusted to Willship to be shipped every year

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Extremely safe and proven process



Deep relationships with our trusted network of staff and contractors ensures that your goods arrive safely

Priority service every time

Award Winning Industry Leader

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Best International Automotive Cargo Logistics Enterprise - 2021

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Award for Innovation in End-to-End Freight Transport - 2021

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Freight Forwarder of the Year Award - 2018

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Young Achievement Award 2018 (Nick Proctor)

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Young Achievement Award 2018 (Mel Mather)

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Freight Forwarder of the Year Award - 2017

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Young Maritime Professional of the Year 2016