Global Shipping Experts - With Over 50 Years Experience
Shipping Your Trailer Boat Makes Good Economic Sense
Trailer Boats 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!
No import tax into New Zealand if you’ve owned the trailer boat for more than 12 month. (Call us to check your eligibility).
No boat registration required in New Zealand.
Trailers simply need a warrant of fitness - and we can help with the entire process.
No Australian GST on trailer boats if you’re buying from an Australian dealer for the sole purpose of export.
Boats are often much cheaper in Australia.
With over 270,000 trailer boats registered in Australia, you have a much larger selection to choose from.
Save the time and aggravation of both selling and buying. You end up in a boat you know and love.
It’s fast. Transit times between Australia and New Zealand can be as little as 4 days on the water. and two weeks overall.
Willship can handle the entire shipping process from start to finish. There is almost no better place to own a trailer boat than New Zealand, With our help It won't be long before you’ll be enjoying some of the best fishing and waterways in the world.

You Might Have These Concerns About Shipping Your Trailer Boat Overseas

  • How much does it cost to ship a trailer boat?
  • Is International shipping safe?
  • What are the documentation requirements?
  • Will I need to pay tax?
  • Are there hidden costs?
  • What is the transit time?
  • Can I leave anything in my trailer boat?
  • What happens at the destination?
  • What do I need to do to be able to legally use it?
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Modern Day Trailer Boat Shipping is Safe and Dependable

In order to transport your trailer boat, all parties involved in the logistics process use an interactive online system, information is always logged as it moves from one stage to the next and everyone that forms part of that journey is accountable eg: receiving of the trailer boat on to the tow truck, delivery off the tow truck into the port, receiving into the port, movement from the port on to the vessel, movement from the vessel on to the destination port, clearance through customs and quarantine, handover to the destination tow truck driver, delivery of the trailer boat to your chosen destination - it’s comprehensively monitored the whole way through so there is no chance of it ‘going missing’ or us not knowing exactly where it is at any point of the journey. Shipping a boat from Australia to New Zealand, or anywhere in the world can appear daunting but rest assured Willship International are the marine haulage company you can depend on.
We Take Care of the Entire Journey
Supporting you to get all key documents together
Organizing the international shipping from start to finish
Clearing your trailer boat through customs and quarantine
Trailer WOF and registration in New Zealand

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Client Testimonials

What Our Clients Say

We have moved thousands of vehicles in and out of Australia. Our team understands how important it is to safely move your goods from one place to another. That is why we will look after your asset while in-transit and deliver it to the designated location whilst taking the utmost care. Whether you are purchasing aluxury or classic car from overseas or you're moving aboard and want to take your cargo with you, you can trust Willship with your shipping needs. We are the international shipping partner you can depend on and our past clients can attest to our proven track record!

Common Questions And Responses

Australia To New Zealand RoRo Shipping

+ 1. Can I put anything in my car?
+ 2. Why can’t I put things in my car when shipping Roll on, Roll off?
+ 3. Can I ship my car still under finance?
+ 4. What if I can’t get a registration certificate or Purchase Invoice / Bill of Sale?
+ 5. Do I apply for the GST exemption?
+ 6. Can I drop my car off or pick my car up from the port directly?
+ 7. Do you have to be there when the vehicle is collected?
+ 8. Do I have to be in NZ to pick my car up?
+ 9. Can I leave a baby seat in my car?
+ 10. What does the compliance process entail?
+ 11. Why do I need to put my car through compliance?
+ 12. Can I get my car roadworthy here for it to be complied in NZ?
+ 13. I want to proceed with a booking what steps do I take from here?
+ 14. When do I need to pay my invoice?
+ 15. How clean does my car need to be?
+ 16. Can you help 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?