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    Importing a bike into NZ (or rather being a bike back to NZ)

    Hi

    Can anyone give me a breakdown of costs incurred bring a bike into NZ

    The bike in question was bought in NZ and registered. I took it to Australia with the intention of staying their permanently. Now Im coming back and Im wondering if its worth the cost of bringing it back.
    I realise that I wont get stung for GST but what other costs am I likely to pay?


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    Quote Originally Posted by dazza139 View Post
    what other costs am I likely to pay?

    freight will be one of them

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    Yep. Figured that!!!! 2k for freight is what I have been quoted.


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    Here's a pic of an invoice for a bike I had sent from Australia around a month ago.
    Interestingly, freight only makes up $206 of it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dazza139 View Post
    Yep. Figured that!!!! 2k for freight is what I have been quoted.


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    interestingly bikes do vary in size, so if you're after an idea of what price to expect to pay then it may help describing the bike a bit.....
    is it a farm bike or a road bike too?

    the bike will need to be well cleaned or they sting you at this end for that component

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    Quote Originally Posted by sidecar bob View Post
    Here's a pic of an invoice for a bike I had sent from Australia around a month ago.
    Interestingly, freight only makes up $206 of it.
    Thanks. Thats really helpful


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    Contact Phil at GT logistics in Andrew Baxter Drive, Manukau.
    They freight a lot of cars & bikes.
    If when you exported it you selected "permanently removed from NZ roads" there will be a few hoops to jump through to get it legal again. Nothing money can't fix.
    Maybe you need to explore the "is it time for a new bike" option as well, because realistically, all that money & hassle isint going to buy you anything tangible.
    The only reason I imported the one I did is because it's a one off custom built race bike.

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