Along with Australia, New Zealand has become one of the main destinations for Canadians looking to relocate overseas. Because of the influx of people looking to move to New Zealand, relocation shipping services have become a large decision for those moving. Finding the best international moving company in Calgary that also doubles as a logistic company is paramount to ensuring that you have all of the information needed for a seamless relocation to New Zealand. Whether you are shipping vehicles overseas or sending international goods, understanding the shipping rules and restrictions is hugely important, especially when the destination is New Zealand.
International Vehicle Shipping to New Zealand from Calgary
Even prior to the pandemic, New Zealand had an extremely strict quarantine process along with their other importation rules for both household goods and vehicles. Because of how strict the rules are, it is important to have your paperwork and prepwork completed prior to your departure. Despite the heavy regulation, shipping your vehicle is not an insurmountable task. However, not only must your vehicle pass the physical inspection by Customs and Biosecurity, it must also comply with the ‘Frontal Impact’ and ‘Omission’ standards of New Zealand. There can be hefty fines if the vehicle arrives and is deemed ‘unsafe’ or ‘dirty’. In addition to these regulations, there is a 15% GST tax that must be paid unless you meet the following requirements: you are currently in New Zealand, you hold a New Zealand or Australian passport,
For any further questions about finding an overseas moving company or vehicle transporter in Canada to get you to New Zealand, please feel free to contact Huli Shipping. We will help you navigate through the journey that you have embarked on, making it more efficient and far less stressful.