Tag Archives: cheap rides

Travelling from Christchurch to Queenstown: What are my options?

Like any great travel story, you can get a varying array of travel times and distance options between locations. This journey is no different! Depending on the route you choose to take travelling between Queenstown and Christchurch can take you anything from 3 – 6 hours and can be 320 to 480 kms (or more). Whichever way you choose to go, you won’t be disappointed. From the flat rolling hills of the East Coast to the craggy wilds of the high country, this is a stunning journey best taken at a slow and...Read More

Carpooling at a whole new level.

Who would have thought that the humble carpooling idea would emerge into a fully fledged, environmentally conscious transportation alternative. Meet Jayride: the website that allows vehicle owners to put their spare seats up for rent. Well not so much as rent but short term lease. With its humble beginnings in Auckland, New Zealand some 2 short years ago, Jayride is now the place to go to find a cheap, spare seat in vehicles travelling between towns and cities all over New Zealand 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

Who are Transfercar drivers?

Did you know that we at Transfercar have a really vast array of people using our relocation vehicles? Even though English speakers are our number one relocaters, we also have a large number of German speaking travellers stopping by as do our French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese visitors. As far as age groups are concerned, we have young travellers in their 20s moving between universities and tourists of all ages as well as seasoned drivers looking for a bit of fun and with time to spare. We’ve helped film...Read More

Welcome to Transfercar Michael and the crew at Turnbull’s Hire Drive!!

Turnbull’s Hire Drive has partnered up with Transfercar, choosing to utilise our website to relocate their fleet of quality Toyota, Hino and Kia vehicles around Australia. Grown from its humble beginning as an offshoot of Turnbull Toyota, Turnbull’s Hire Drive now have more than 100 vehicles available for hire specialising in all commercial vehicles ranging from 8, 12 and 21 seated Mini Busses, 4WDs and 2WD Hilux’s, Trucks, Tray Trucks and Vans. Turnbull’s addition to the Transfercar relocation...Read More

How to request your free standby relocation car or campervan with Transfercar

For all our new or prospective relocation drivers, here’s a little bit of info on how to request a standby car or campervan on transfercar .co.nz and transfercar.com.au. Step 1: Register as a driver. Remember to sign up for email alerts for specific routes you are looking for or just to hear what new vehicles are being listed daily. Step 2: Log in to transfercar.com.au or transfercar.co.nz and look for the relocation car or campervan that suits your destination. Be aware that the dates specified are the...Read More