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From the USA to New Zealand

At Direct Express Inc., we specialize in providing seamless, stress-free car shipping services from the USA to New Zealand. With years of experience in international auto transport, we ensure your vehicle arrives safely, efficiently, and without any hidden costs.


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Cargo Type

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Destination Overseas

In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Contact Information

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Freight Type

Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight

Air Freight

Air Freight

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Open Car Carrier

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Inland Shipping

Open Car Carrier

Do you need help with the In-land shipping of your vehicle to one of our ports?

Our departure ports are Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Savannah, GA; New Jersey, NJ. 

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Marine Insurance

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In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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*Please note the above rate excludes;

-customs inspections if applied. Their charges will be additional

-Destination charges such as drayage, unloading, customs clearance, taxes and duty..etc

***rates subject to change without notice, prior to booking please confirm rates with DEI sales representative***


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USA – New Zealand

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Your #1 Export & Import

Why Choose Direct Express Inc. for Shipping Your Car to New Zealand?

  • Expert Handling: Our skilled team understands the intricacies of international shipping regulations and will handle your vehicle with the utmost care.
  • Competitive Pricing: Get transparent quotes with no hidden fees. We offer some of the most competitive rates in the industry for shipping cars to New Zealand.
  • Customized Solutions: Whether you’re shipping a family sedan, a classic car, or a luxury SUV, we offer tailored services to meet your needs.
  • End-to-End Service: We manage the entire shipping process from pickup in the USA to delivery in New Zealand, including customs clearance.
  • Safety First: Our shipping methods prioritize your vehicle’s safety, giving you peace of mind.

Understanding the Process of Car Shipping to New Zealand

Step 1: Get a Quote Start by filling out our online form with details about your vehicle and shipping preferences. We’ll provide you with a detailed quote that matches your specific requirements.

Step 2: Vehicle Pickup We’ll arrange for the collection of your vehicle from anywhere in the USA at a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 3: Shipping Preparation Your car will be prepared for shipping, which includes inspection, documentation, and secure loading onto the shipping vessel.

Step 4: Transportation Your vehicle will be transported on a secure carrier, with options for container shipping or Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) service.

Step 5: Arrival in New Zealand Upon arrival, our local partners will handle all the necessary paperwork, including customs clearance and biosecurity checks, which are essential in New Zealand.

Step 6: Delivery or Pickup You can choose to collect your vehicle at the port or opt for our door-to-door delivery service within New Zealand.

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Cost Considerations for Shipping Your Car to New Zealand

The cost of shipping a car from the USA to New Zealand can vary based on several factors:

  • Type of Shipping: Choose between shared container shipping, sole container shipping, or RoRo services.
  • Vehicle Type and Size: Larger vehicles may require additional space and thus, incur higher shipping costs.
  • Insurance: We recommend purchasing additional insurance for international shipping to safeguard your investment.
  • Destination Fees: Be aware of the local charges upon arrival in New Zealand, which include customs duties, taxes, and other fees.

FAQs About Car Shipping from the USA to New Zealand

How long does it take to ship a car from the USA to New Zealand? The transit time can range from several weeks, depending on the departure and arrival ports, shipping method, and carrier schedules.

Is my vehicle insured during transit? Yes, we offer comprehensive insurance coverage options to protect your vehicle during its journey.

What documents do I need to ship my car to New Zealand? Typical documentation includes the vehicle title, proof of ownership, photo ID, and a detailed inventory list, among others.

Your #1 Export & Import

International Auto Shipping

Ready to ship your vehicle from the USA to New Zealand? Contact Direct Express Inc. today for a hassle-free shipping experience. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through every step of the process. Get your free, no-obligation quote now and embark on your international auto shipping journey with confidence!

Air Freight

At Direct Express Inc, we understand the importance of timely delivery, especially for time-sensitive car shipments required for events or exhibitions. When time is of the essence and you need your car to arrive abroad as quickly as possible, we've got you covered with our reliable air freight shipping services. Our team of experts is experienced in handling car shipments of all sizes, ensuring swift and safe delivery to its destination. With Direct Express Inc's air freight shipping services, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your car is in good hands. We prioritize your needs and preferences, providing fast and reliable services. Contact us today to discuss your air freight shipping needs and let us help you get your car abroad as quickly as possible.

Inland Transport

Looking for a stress-free and worry-free way to transport your car to its new home? Direct Express Inc offers an excellent inland transport service that takes care of everything, from picking up your car from any location in the USA to delivering it to its destination. Our experienced drivers handle your car with care and ensure it's secured with specialized equipment, arriving in perfect condition. We can also arrange for crating and packing to give your car the love and attention it deserves. Sit back, relax, and let us take care of the transportation, knowing your car is in good hands with Direct Express Inc's inland transport service. Contact us now for more information and a quote on our reliable and efficient transportation services.


Warehouse and Loading

At Direct Express Inc, we offer secure and reliable warehousing facilities for your car before or after shipping. Our state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with advanced security features, such as surveillance cameras and restricted access controls, ensuring that your car is protected from theft and damage. Our facilities can accommodate cars of all sizes, providing both short-term and long-term storage options to cater to your needs and preferences. You can trust that your car is in good hands with Direct Express Inc, so contact us today to learn more about our warehousing services and how we can help you with all your car shipping needs.

Ocean Freight

RORO shipping is an efficient and cost-effective way to transport your car. With RORO shipping, we can safely and securely load and unload your vehicle onto the shipping vessel using specialized equipment. This method of shipping is ideal for larger cars or cars that cannot be disassembled. On the other hand, containerized shipping provides extra protection for your car during transit. We offer different container sizes to accommodate various types of cars and equipment. Containerized shipping is an excellent option for smaller cars or cars that can be disassembled. Our team will work with you to determine the best shipping solution for your needs and budget, whether it be RORO shipping or containerized shipping. We also offer additional services such as crating and insurance to ensure that your car is protected during transport.





230 West Carob St. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

Direct Express, Inc. is a leader amongst shipping companies.