Willship International


We Ship Caravans Between the Following Locations. For Destinations Outside Of This Please Contact us.

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Shipping Your Caravan Makes Good Economic Sense

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Caravans can be much more expensive in New Zealand than they are in Australia. Shipping will save you plenty - or sell it for a good profit!

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No import tax into New Zealand if you’ve owned the caravan for more than 12 month. (Call us to check your eligibility)

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No Australian GST on motorhomes if you’re buying from an Australian dealer for the sole purpose of export.

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With over 120,000 caravans registered in Australia, you have a much larger selection to choose from

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Save the time and aggravation of both selling and buying - and you end up with a caravan you know and love.

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It’s fast. Transit times between Australia and New Zealand can be as little as 4 days on the water. and two weeks overall.

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Selling your caravan privately in Australia will almost certainly lose you money.

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Shipping is far cheaper than you think.

Importing and exporting caravans to and from Australia is our speciality. Willship can handle the entire process from start to finish - With our help, It won’t be long before you’ll be exploring New Zealand from the comfort of your own caravan.

Caravan Shipping

Concerns You Might Have About Shipping Your Caravan To NZ

  • Is it costly to ship a caravan overseas?
  • What documents do I need to prepare?
  • Are there hidden fee’s I need to be aware of?
  • Can I put anything inside the caravan?
  • What do I need to do to be able to get it registered?
  • How long will it take to process the shipping of a caravan to NZ?
  • Will the caravan be subject to import tax?
  • What happens when it gets to the destination?

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Caravan Shipping

A Safer Journey For Your Caravan

WillShip delivers superior shipping service to people relocating their caravans to and from New Zealand. We take pride in giving our customers the confidence and ease that their caravan is in safe hands throughout its journey.

Modern Day shipping is very high-tech. Meaning data is always logged as it moves from one stage to another thanks to our online interactive platform, and everyone involved in the journey is held accountable. Making sure that each process runs smoothly so your caravan will arrive safely to its final destination.

Shipping a caravan from Australia to New Zealand (vice versa) or caravan shipping from UK to NZ can appear daunting especially if you are doing it for the first time but rest assured Willship International is the International caravan shipping company you can rely on.

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 caravan through customs

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Caravan warrant and registration in New Zealand

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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