Your car, your price, our way™
The import4less car import lounge® is a fundamental change in the way consumers buy cars without losing protection – a paradigm shift.
The import4less car import lounge® is emerging as a preferred way to buy a car.
Shane - Crest Clean
Obviously we can't own or offer every car on the planet, but our newly opened Car Import Lounge is the next best thing. With 2 terminals connected directly to Japanese auctions you can browse 100,000 new and used vehicles including European - Japanese - American in real time.
The concept of importing your own car is nothing new, in fact thousands of Kiwis have imported cars to New Zealand albeit mostly involving unknown middlemen with little or no protection. Our systems, contacts and guarantees give car buyers unprecedented selection and protection underlined by REAL cost savings and is emerging as a preferred way to source the exact car you're looking for.
Visit one of our franchised Import4less-car import lounges and browse the Japanese auction sites that display up to 100,000 as new or used Japanese, European or USA vehicles in real time...
Most "as new" or "used" pre 1995 or 2005 onward Japanese, European or USA cars, vans, trucks, machinery or motorhomes. We know what complies for NZ Roads - Guaranteed.
All cars in Japanese car auctions are graded on quality. Our systems filter out the junk leaving you with the best of the best to select from.
That's the cool part. We provide you with the last 90 days of sales data in Japan for same or similar vehicles you're wanting. You are in control of the cost of your car. Your car - Your price - Our way™
Register to view 140 Japanese Auctions from your own lounge.
Select the vehicle you want to buy and decide how much you want to pay
Deposit the money into our customer trust account...
Trust Deposit Holdings Ltd has a customer trust account for all deposits. This account is used solely for the disbursements in relation to your purchase only. Every disbursement is reconciled to you when you pick your car up.
We charge a flat fee based on your cars landed cost in NZ. The price you want to pay for the car includes our commission - No hidden costs.
The directors and key members of HR have been involved in car exporting and importing for more than 25 years. They have also built various Internet companies including LemonCheck and mycarM8.
Simply enter your NZD budget and we will show you what you can pay in Japanese Yen. View calculator
We then get the vehicle inspected in Japan by one of our staff and report back to you.
We then enter the bid into Japanese auction system and if you're successful, we process the logistics and other quality assurance
All cars we purchase are now MAF quarantined in Japan prior to export meaning pre clearance on arrival to NZ.
We run a geiger meter over every car we purchase to ensure your car has not been exposed to Radiation
We conduct odometer inspections on all cars before they leave the port with our partner AAJevic - Japan's largest odometer certification company.
Once the vehicle has passed all these quality assurance checks the car is loaded on the next ship to NZ.
* We provide you with a link so you can track and trace the ships progress to NZ in real time.
* If your car fails any of the inspections we reject the vehicle and you are refunded in full.
On arrival to NZ we manage customs clearance, all the compliance and any other personalisation you required.
We then reconcilate and provide invoices/receipts of all the disbursements in relation to your vehicle.
If the total amout spent is LESS than your maximum bid we refund that money to you. We will never exceed your maximum bid and we will never ask you pay more than your maximum bid.