Vehicle Shipping NZ

What are the different types of vehicle shipping?


There are a variety of options available when shipping a vehicle to or from New Zealand. Which option you choose depends on your needs and budget, so it’s worth exploring what’s available so you can decide what works best for you and suits your vehicle shipping needs.

There are two main components with vehicle shipping: the service provided by the vehicle shipping company and the method of transportation from point to point.

We detail some of those options below:

Door to door vehicle shipping

Door to door vehicle shipping is one of the most convenient ways of transporting your vehicle from one location to another. It takes care of all the processes and costs associated with shipping a vehicle – from pickup through to delivery – all at a fixed price.

Best of all, once your vehicle is in the care of the vehicle transportation company, you don’t need to worry about it until it arrives at your door, or wherever you choose for it to be delivered.

Terminal to terminal vehicle shipping

As the name suggests, terminal to terminal shipping takes care of the vehicle from the terminal at the origin port to the terminal at the destination port. The difference with door to door shipping is that you’re responsible for organising transport to and from the port and for arranging for the vehicle to be taken through any compliance testing and certification required.

If you have reliable contacts at both ends of the journey this may be a viable option for you, but it means you have more aspects of the car shipping to take care of yourself.

Roll-on roll-off vehicle shipping

Roll-on roll-off shipping is one of the fastest and most cost-effective ways of shipping your vehicle and it’s one of the most popular. The vehicle is simply driven directly onto the ship and off again at the destination port.

If you’d like to take advantage of AUTOHUB’s vehicle shipping service for your next consignment of vehicles, get in touch with us today.