UK to Lyttelton

Need to ship a car from the UK to Lyttelton?

Unsworth Global Logistics are the UK’s foremost family run logistics specialists and have been shipping cars from our Ipswich and Southampton warehouses since 1974. Our helpful team knows the process of importing a car to New Zealand back to front so you can be sure of the best possible service at the most competitive price.

UGL are able to provide our clients with weekly, direct sailings from the UK to Lyttelton in only 39 days, port-to-port.

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Our experienced operations team will complete a pre-shipment condition survey, isolate the battery, and strategically place silica gel sachets within the vehicle to absorb any moisture in the container.

The key to our achievements is the experience and dedication of our team; they go out of their way to make sure your vehicle shipping to New Zealand goes exactly to plan. What’s more, we are members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA). Working to recognize quality standards ensures that your car shipment will be handled carefully and professionally, from start to finish.

Did you know…?

  • Cars in New Zealand are generally more expensive than the UK, especially European makes / models.
  • We have been shipping cars by to NZ for more than 40 years.
  • Ships sail weekly taking 6–7 weeks, and it can take 1–2 weeks in NZ to import and register a car.
  • NZ import taxes are 0% duty on cars and 15% GST on the depreciated vehicle value + the shipping (no GST is payable for cars qualifying as personal imports).

Don’t hesitate to contact us when car shipping to Lyttelton. Not purchased a UK car yet? We’ll help you source your ideal car and ship it too. 


T: +44 (0)20 8988 8094 | E: INFO@SHIPFROMUK.COM