Cool Campsites in the UK
Posted on 22nd May 2020
If you reside in the UK and looking forward to a summer holiday (especially after a very out-of-the-ordinary year so far), we’ve got a great range of campsites to park up the campervan and become one with nature. As expected, international travel is minimal (if at all) around the world, so local tourism businesses will happily welcome your holiday spending.
Shipping a Motorhome Across the World
Posted on June 11, 2019
Packing it all in, the job, the house, the routine, and travelling abroad for 8 months. No, it isn’t a pipe dream for Kiwi travellers, Neil and Renee. After the children had flown the nest Neil and Renee saw no reason why they shouldn’t too.
Not wanting to be locked into public transport and pricey accommodation they purchased a new motorhome in England before exploring the continent.
Driving their own accommodation from country to country meant Neil and Renee could discover a more intimate part of Europe, giving them the freedom to drive and travel at a pace of their own.
After 8 months of lifelong memories and a big tick for the bucket list, the couple returned to New Zealand deciding to bring the motorhome with them. Not eligible for carry-on luggage, this meant the motorhome needed to be shipped from Southampton, England to Auckland, New Zealand.
Expecting the shipping process to be nothing short of a nightmare, Neil and Renee were pleasantly surprised by what McCullough could do for them. Warrant of fitness, road user charges, MPI, customs, recommendations, foreign exchange, certificate of conformity, PDI for new vehicles, temporary registration – these are the type of documents McCullough can take care of, so the travellers didn’t have to.
This was music to Neil’s ears who freely admits ‘we knew nothing about this and there’s bureaucracy and paperwork for Africa’! In a so-called paperless society, this is simply not the case when it comes to shipping vehicles, says Joe Steele of McCullough Limited.
Follow the couple and their experiences of buying, travelling and the nuts and bolts of transporting a motorhome across the world with the help of McCullough Limited.
Ready for your adventure of a lifetime? Start the conversation with a quick phone call or email and McCullough will steer you in the right direction.
Cool Campsites in the UK
Changes to Motorhome Depreciation Rate
Posted on 17th March 2020
There has been a big change to the depreciation rate on motor vehicles and motorhomes. New Zealand Customs recently announced there is a change in the depreciation rates applied to motor vehicles and motorhomes from 1st of March 2020.
How the Corona Virus affects the New Zealand Shipping Industry
Posted on 24th February 2020
As the Corona Virus gains momentum, businesses all around the world are falling on hard times. The New Zealand shipping industry has not gone without its worries and below are the main points to come from the latest meeting held by CBAFF (Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand Inc).
Tips when moving pets overseas
Posted on 11th January 2020
They’re part of the family, so it comes as no surprise when you move overseas you will consider moving your fur baby as well. If you have children, moving without a much-loved pet can be heart-wrenching. The calming effects an animal makes on a family may also help everyone adjust to a new life and a new town.
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