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Shipping costs to Christchurch, New Zealand

Shipping to Christchurch, New Zealand From Brisbane, Australia

Shipping Times

1 - 3 days by air

4 - 6 days by sea
Estimated Shipping Costs to Christchurch, New Zealand

1 bed flat

£678 - £749
£2,712 - £2,995

3 bed house

£1,043 - £1,152

5 bed house

£1,565 - £1,728

Shipping Container Costs to Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch is a beautiful city located in the South Island of New Zealand. Although a great deal of the central city was demolished due to the 2012 earthquake, Christchurch still remains a place of great beauty and the city is working to rebuild what was destroyed. Whilst the climate can be unpredictable, the seasons tend to be fairly mild and rainfall is moderate. The city offers high quality health care and a brilliant education system, offering both single-sex schools and traditional English style public schools. The primary mode of transport in Christchurch is the car, however there is an extensive bus network and tram system, with the latter doubling up as a popular tourist attraction. The city's flat terrain also makes for an ideal place in which to cycle, which many people do. Visit the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, check out the various species of animal at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve or listen to the majestic Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. However you choose to spend your time, you will never tire of this radiant city.

Be sure to choose the right size shipping container before you make the move to Christchurch. Here's an idea of how many items can fit into two different size containers: A 40-foot container could hold the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house, or a 3-bedroom house along with a car. The second option is a 20-foot container, which could hold the contents of a 3-bedroom house only.

40ft Shipping Container

67 Cubic Meters | 12.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 40ft Container

Price: £1,982 - £2,189

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20ft Shipping Container

33 Cubic Meters | 6.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 20ft Container

Price: £1,043 - £1,152

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Car Shipping Costs to Christchurch, New Zealand

In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.

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Car Shipped by Sea Freight

Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)

Base Price: £1043 - £1152

Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500

Price: £2,043 - £3,652

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Unusual Restricted Items

Laser Pointers


Hand held high power laser pointers are prohibited without consent.

Fridges & Freezers


Approval from the EPA is required to import products that contain CFC's.

Radio Jammers


Devices which disrupt or jam cellular or GPS reception are illegal to use in New Zealand.

Childrens Crayons

Home & Garden

Permits are required for Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) containing products such as some childrens crayons and paints.

Camping Equipment

Sports Equipment

Should be declared and may require quarantine if improperly cleaned.

Golf Clubs

Sports Equipment

Should be declared and may require quarantine if improperly cleaned.

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