Tips when moving high-value items
Posted on 6th November 2019
Jewellery (either high in money value and/or emotional value), pieces of art, antique furniture and antique cars are just some examples of high-value items you’ll want to think about when packing for your next big move. Though it’s impossible to safeguard against the unexpected, there are certain steps you can take to make the likelihood of valuable items being lost or damaged in transit, is kept to a minimal.
Exploring New Zealand's South Island in a Motorhome
Posted on August 22, 2019
Seasoned kiwi travellers, Neil and Renee decided to ‘fly the nest’ after the kids had, and share their experiences and favourite destinations via their Youtube channel. They travel the world by plane, train and campervan.
In one of their latest videos, Neil and Renee explore New Zealand’s Winter Wonderland – the incredibly beautiful South Island. That’s not to say New Zealand’s South Island isn’t just as stunning in Autumn (Fall), Spring or Summer, but the winter season is renowned for world-class skiing conditions and lots of festivals. Near the bottom of the South Island, you will find Queenstown – an adrenalin junkie’s paradise. This is the country where the mad idea of bungy jumping began and Queenstown does it in style. You can also scream your lungs out on a giant swing, be catapulted into the air, ride a zip, jetboat through river canyons, handglide, target shoot, go-kart and drive some fast cars. And that’s without mentioning the fun you enjoy on the snowy mountains. For a slower pace, take the Skyline gondola to the restaurant at the top with sweeping views of Queenstown.
Though in this instance they rented a campervan, the video gives you an idea of the top spots worth noting if you have your own personal campervan (motorhome). It’s the freedom of stopping whenever, wherever you want, creating memories along the way.
At McCullough Shipping we specialise in vehicle transportation around the globe. From hatchbacks to commercial diggers, there isn’t a vehicle we can’t, or haven’t shipped before! Learn more about how we organised the paperwork and transportation of Neil and Renee’s campervan from England to New Zealand.
So, if your feet are itching for an adventure, let McCullough take care of all the boring paperwork and politics that comes with shipping your car, motorhome or motorbike to another part of the world.
Tips when moving high-value items
How to get your Vehicle Ready for Shipping
Posted on 22nd October 2019
If you are preparing your family car, motorbike, motorhome or vintage car for shipment? There are a few things you should do keep customs happy and reduce the likelihood of unwanted insects/rodents ‘setting up home’ in the destination country.
Most Liveable Cities in the World
Posted on 30th September 2019
Looking for an overseas adventure? Perhaps a transfer within the same company or a complete change in career? If you don’t have a destination locked in yet then you’ll want to check out the top ten most livable cities according to Lonely Planet. Canada and Australia feature heavily on the list but Vienna stays in the top position for the second year in a row.
Getting Smart about Smart Cars
Posted on 16th July 2019
Smart cars offer a multitude of features which were once considered ‘a bit fancy but not necessary’. But consumer demand has pressured car manufacturers into installing additional features such as lane departure warning and emergency braking - or risk being left off the consumer’s car-buying list. Technology that helps a driver’s attention is also big news. Is this a result of overly busy lifestyles and trying to cram every minute of our day with tasks? We think so. As drivers, we’re all gu
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