Tag Archives: Relocation

New Zealand Car Rental Companies Must Now Prove Damages

Tara Ewing, a New Zealand resident, has won her case for the reimbursement of $280, charged to her by a local rental company for claimed damages to the rental vehicle. The disputes tribunal ruled that the car rental company lacked evidence of a pre-rental inspection. Apparently the person who picked up the rental testified that he had to walk down the street to get the vehicle, and no inspection with an employee took place. No itemized invoice, photos — before or after — or other documentation of the...Read More

Transfercar relocations in the USA!

It’s a new day, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new country for Transfercar relocations! That’s right, Transfercar  now offers you a delectable selection of free to drive deluxe relocation cars, campervans and RVs all across the big, bold and beautiful USof...Read More

Mini relocation holidays: The new way to travel

Often relocations (as they are called in New Zealand) or standbys (as they are often called in Australia), are seen as short term travel options that get you from A to B far cheaper than taking on a regular rental deal. Over the past few months I’ve begun to see the relocating trend change. As the recession has passed and people have become more budget conscious, transferring vehicles have become more popular. However, instead of Transfercar being a means of securing a quick relocation between towns and...Read More

Why relocate a vehicle with Transfercar?

Every now and then someone will say to me, “Why would anyone relocate a vehicle” and I respond by explain all the benefits of using a cheap form of transport such as Transfercar and when it is a viable option (and not) for both vehicle owners and travellers. Firstly, just to clarify: A relocation vehicle, one-way hire or standby car is a vehicle (normally a rental) that has been dropped off at a specific location and needs to be brought back to another place or depot by a specific time. Transfercar is an...Read More

Volcanic ash disrupts NZ flights

New Zealand flights look like they could be disrupted for days as ash from the Chilean volcanic eruption drifts across the country. The Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile began erupting on June 4, with the ash plume drifting thousands of kilometres across the South Atlantic, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Tasmania and now across New Zealand. More than 60 New Zealand flights have been cancelled and over 7000 passengers have been stranded at Airports over the weekend. Air New Zealand will continue to fly but...Read More

Road Runner Rentals vs the Christchurch earthquake

Recently, Transfercar had the pleasure of partnering up with Randall and his team at Road Runner Rentals in Christchurch, who offer quality, easy to drive campervans and motorhomes for local and international travellers in New Zealand. I’m often on the phone with Randall, discussing new deals and relocation options for travellers and find the Roadrunner crew to be a really friendly and accommodating bunch who will always do that little bit extra for their...Read More