(Everything You Need to Know & More)

Are you planning a trip to New Zealand or already arrived and want to explore the country far and wide? If you are planning to explore New Zealand’s vast and varied countrysides; then having the freedom to discover the winding roads in your own campervan might be the best option for you!

While the thought of buying a campervan just for a few months may seem a bit extreme, you would be surprised at how cost-effective this option may prove to be.

To help you weigh up your travel options, we have compiled an article to help you sort through all the important facts, possible costs, and things to consider before you go ahead and make your final decision.

Travel Cars NZ Ltd. — Who We Are and How We Can Help You

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Travel Cars NZ Ltd is ideally located near Auckland CBD and is a registered pre-owned campervan dealership. We have provided the wheels for innumerable memories made along the beautiful NZ roads and are committed to selling well-maintained, cost-effective, and suitable campervans and vehicles to travelers and locals alike.

We have a variety of vehicles on sale at the moment, so be sure to check out our website and find the perfect vacation vehicle for your once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Travel Cars NZ Ltd offers customers a number of excellent benefits including a 100% guaranteed buy-back agreement, which means that when your vacation has run its course we will buy your campervan back.


→ We also offer a FREE 30-Day Mechanical Warranty nationwide, as well as an additional 12-month mechanical warranty from only 395$NZD.

Campervans for sale in Auckland (50+ active listings)

If you are now looking to buy a campervan we invite you to check our listings at the homepage, you will be able to find vehicles all around New Zealand that do not belong to us (we are only located in Auckland): Cars & Campervans listings in New Zealand

Note: Listings are updated, but usually we have more stock not listed for sale, for specific inquiries best contact us, we will be able to find you the right campervan, even if it is not listed for sale.

Most Popular Second-Hand Campervans in New Zealand

There are a number of different campervan models available in New Zealand. But in order to help you find the vehicle that is right for you, we have compiled a list of the most popular campervans, the most affordable, and the easiest to maintain while traveling:

— Toyota Estima

— Toyota Hi-Ace

— Mitsubishi L300

— Honda Odyssey – (Converted People Movers)

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Note: Maintenance costs vary according to the vehicle type and make, so we have arranged the brand from the most cost-effective maintenance averages right down to the makes that tend to cost a lot more.

— Toyota (cheapest to maintain)

— Mazda

— Nissan

  • On the higher end of the maintenance price scale, you will find the following makes:

— Volkswagen

— Mercedes-Benz

— Subaru

What Can You Expect to Pay for a Pre-Owned Campervan in NZ?

Car prices tend to be seasonal, favoring the buyer in the off-peak seasons and winter months, but do increase by up to 50% in spring and summer.

— Small Cars – NZ$2 500 – NZ$4 500

— Station Wagons – NZ$4000-NZ$5 500

— Converted People Movers – NZ$5500 – NZ$6 500

— Campervans SWB or LWB – NZ$9 500 – NZ$20,000

— Certified Self-Contained Campervans – NZ$7 000 – NZ$14 000


Used Campervan Maintenance Costs

Older vehicles have accumulated their mileage over many years and will have been well-maintained over their lifespan, but their maintenance costs will continue as their mileage increases. On average, we estimate maintenance costs of approximately NZ$500 per 10 000 km traveled. These costs usually include but are not limited to: tires, brake pads, oil, brake fluid, filters, and any other wear and tear items.

→ Car Insurance is advisable, so be sure to check out our article about getting Insurance for your car or campervan in New Zealand

Buying a Campervan in Auckland from Travel Cars NZ Ltd.

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Travel Cars NZ Ltd has a number of affordable campervans available to suit every style and travel itinerary, so be sure to check out our homepage to find your ideal vehicle.

In terms of payment, we accept European Bank Transfers, Cash, EFTPOS, Credit Cards, and PayPal.

If you would like to purchase your vehicle before you arrive in NZ, we will store your vehicle for up to 3 months and will arrange for a car to pick you up from the airport and transport you to our location.

For more information about online bookings, please pay attention to the next point of the article.


Booking Online a Car or Campervan 

We offer online reservations for travelers who prefer to have everything ready for their arrival, early reservations can save you money, especially if you are coming to New Zealand in the high season (September-January).

Airport picks up could also be arranged with us for an extra $40NZD.

→ For reservations, contact us by Whatsapp at +64 22 177 40 90 or by email at info@travelcarsnz.com

Customer—Google Reviews

Proudly 4,6/5 rating on Google, weekly updates where you can ask us questions or set up an appointment with us.

Monthly photos of our setups, new cars, customers, etc.

You can check what our customers say at the following link: TCNZ Reviews

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→ Additional FREE Services We Offer You Before Driving Away Your Campervan

  • Ownership change: We provide you the papers to transfer the ownership into your name, the cost of this is $9 at any Post Office or VTNZ Station.
  • Insurance advice: If needed we can help you to set up here your insurance, it used to take 10 minutes, and you get covered before driving away your car.
  • Mechanical warranty advice: For people with no mechanical knowledge, we can give you some tips about maintenance, depending on the car model you purchase.
  • Mechanical warranty service: If you want to add 12 months full warranty and on-road assistance to your vehicle, we will process it before you drive away.

Helpful Extra Articles/Related Topics

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Mechanical Warranty Service

Maintenance Campervan Advice

Self-Contained Campervans in New Zealand

Listings: Backpacker Campervans

If you have any questions, leave us a comment. We would love to hear from you!

Thank you and safe travels!