Cars & Transport

Cars & Transport

Reduce your costs.

Car pooling to save money on car costs

Want to do something kind for your wallet and the environment?
How about leaving the Toyota at home this week and investigating an alternative option like carpooling or car-sharing.
Thanks to the Internet, hitching a ride in someone else’s car is no longer just for students and backpackers – sites like www.carpoolnz.org and www.cityhop.co.nz have turned the [...]

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Saving money on petrol tips and techniques

There’s only one way that the price of petrol is going these days and that’s up. The high demand for the precious dwindling resource and the Government are to blame (around 60 cents of what we pay for every litre is currently chewed up by tax) but there are still a few things you can [...]

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Get the best deal on car insurance and save

The debate about whether New Zealand should have compulsory third party car insurance has been going nowhere fast for a while now –in the meantime, it’s vital that you make sure you’re covered, if only to protect yourself from all those uninsured drivers on the road beside you.
Here are some tips for negotiating the best [...]

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