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Buying / Rent a Car, Camper or Van

New Zealand is one of the best countries for backpacking globetrotters. There’s so much that you can do in just a short period. In a day, for instance, you can already tick off a few of in your bucket list, ranging from local attractions, historical sites, word-class restaurants, natural wonders, outdoor adventure, and many more. It’s the perfect place for travelers who love to take pictures, tell a story and share it to their online followers. It’s actually one country in the world where solo or group backpackers dream of.

Now, if you are going to this country soon, you need to take care of your accommodation and transportation ahead of time as there are many backpackers and travelers all year round.

In this article, we will be talking about buying a car or a van in the country for all backpackers out there.

Why buy?

Driving around a town in New Zealand is a must for a certified globetrotter like you. It’s one experience that you will never forget and will always look forward to in your next visit.

Aside from the fact that buying a car or van is absolutely hassle-free compared to other countries in the world, you will cover numerous attractions and points of interest. You can go anywhere you want at anytime. Plus, you get to sell it for a good profit at the end of your visit.

Where to buy?

It is highly recommended that you check out newspaper advertisements and a list of car dealerships online. If you can’t find a good deal, there are many car auctions and car fairs around New Zealand that you can go to.

How to buy?

Once you’ve chosen a car or van and is fully convinced of its worthiness based on your budget, you’ll need to do all the paperwork including a valid Warrant of Fitness and, of course, the registration documents. Once everything is set, it’s time to pay the seller. Congratulations! You now have a car in New Zealand! But before you can drive, make sure to notify the country’s transport agency, get a car insurance, and know the driving rules very well.

All set now? Alright, it’s time to hit the road and start the most exciting trip ever!