Expat Car Leasing and Rental New Zealand

Relocation support for all your mobility needs!

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Expatriates can get a car without local credit history

As an foreign professional you can arrange for your car before or after you move to New Zealand. There are no restrictions with our program about when to start the process. A destination service created for expats moving to and living in New Zealand.

Our time and money-saving program

With the “Personal Car Shopper Service”, you will be assisted by a skilled and knowledgeable contact person who knows perfectly the car market in New Zealand.

New and Used Cars

Let your Personal Car Specialist assist you with locating the right car for you.

Expat Car Leasing

We offer leasing from 12 – 45 months.

Expat Auto insurance

Insurance can be tailored to the individual needs.

Car rental for foreign professionals

Rentals are from 1 day up to 12 months. The rental car program covers 100 countries globally. Click here to book…

We can assist you in all of New Zealand

All major cities and all smaller cities, we’ll be there for you: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Manukau City, Waitakere, North Shore, Hamilton, Dunedin, Tauranga, Lower Hutt, Palmerston, North Rotorua, Hastings, Nelson, Napier and the list goes on…

No matter what city you are relocating to, contact us for your car needs:


  • What is included in the lease?

    The following is included:
    On-road cost of the motor vehicle;
    Service and maintenance;
    Replacement tyres (nominated number);
    Registration and WOF renewals,
    Roadside Assistance (Breakdowns, key lockouts, flat battery etc.),
    Vehicle disposal.

  • Can the car be obtained from a local dealer that I found myself?

    To get the best possible deal it may be necessary to purchase the vehicle from another dealer who offers the most competitive price for the vehicle.

  • Can I renew the lease at the end of term?

    Possibly, depending on the original lease term you have selected. We're able to offer a Lease extension facility. When the vehicle is nearing its lease end, simply call us with your request, and they will provide a quote based on the term of the extension available and the additional vehicle usage.

  • Can I end the lease early?

    We are aware that from time to time, you may be faced with having vehicles in your fleet that become surplus to your requirements, and we do cater to those situations. The adjustment required is determined by the proportion to how long is left of the lease and the vehicle being returned in acceptable condition.

  • What excess kilometre charges apply?

    It would depend on the individual lease agreement

  • Camera / parking detected fines?

    If any fines are incurred by the vehicle and received by our partners, they will be forwarded on to you. It remains the responsibility of the customer to ensure any outstanding motor vehicle infringements are paid promptly.

  • Is ExpatRide specialized in only supporting expatriates, or is it available for short-term and domestic needs?

    ExpatRide’s primary focus is on workforce mobility services. It includes all employees’ transportation needs, be it short-term international assignments or long-term and permanent moves. We can assist employees moving domestically and internationally.

  • How can ExpatRide support our corporate relocation service needs?

    We work with you to establish a global mobility program for all aspects of car transportation. Aligning customary transportation across continents, budgets, allowances, self-pay, approved vehicles, individually tailored solutions, and centralized direct billing arrangement across all services.

    If you with a Relocation Management Company. We can support and implement the plan mentioned above together with the RMC, including coordinating expense management for your employees, thus utilizing the relocation support services infrastructure already provided to you by the RMC. We work with all the major RMCs and Destination Services Providers.

    Please see more information on our “Corporate page”

  • Do you offer corporations direct billing via invoicing instead of credit card payment?

    Yes, we offer different payment options worldwide for corporations. This is individually accessed and may not be available for all.

  • Do you support Global Mobility HR with their expats’ transportation needs?

    Yes, we can assist corporate human resource divisions in coordinating all transportation needs for their employees on international assignments.

We finance all makes and models nationwide

We offer the following car brands and any other car brand available in New Zealand

Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chrysler, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford,Genesis, Honda, Hyundai, Holden, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Lancia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, MG, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rolls-Royce, Skoda, Smart, Subaru, Suzuki, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo

We are ready to assist!

    • Start process before or after arrival to the New Zealand
    • Competitive interest rates
    • We can source any make and model
    • Personal Car Shopper Service (free service) - saves time and hassle with visiting dealers
    • Intercultural assistance throughout the term in regards to registration, renewals, etc

"So responsive and a pleasure to deal with"

– Neil from Britain, Toyota C-HR

"I highly recommend ExpatRide for anybody looking for a car after making the big move!"

– Andreas from Denmark, Audi A4

”The service we received was amazing! Out of everything we've had to do with our move overseas, getting our new car was the easiest and most stress-free."