Now is the best time to buy used auto

November 25, 2008 at 7:37 am 4 comments

Take advantage of the depressed Japanese market and beat the current downturn!!

There is no better time than now to buy from Japan. The market in Japan is offering vehicles at prices never seen before!! IBC Japan makes it easier and we give you the option of taking the risk out of the currency component of your business! Buy from IBC Japan using one of the following 3 options;

  • Buy in yen (FOB) and pay the Ocean Freight and Services (OFS) in NZD.
  • Buy in NZD including Vehicle Cost, FOB and OFS – all in New Zealand Dollars.
  • Buy in JPY including Vehicle Cost, FOB and OFS – all in Japanese Yen.

Our Fees include delivery to your door to all regions in NZ (***see table 1 below);

Japanese Yen NZ Dollars
FOB Fees JPY ¥ 80,000 NZD $1,375
Ocean Freight & Service (OFS) Fees JPY ¥ 87,000 NZD $1,450
Total CIF JPY ¥167,000 NZD $2,825
– Ocean Freight – Maritime Insurance
– MAF Cleaning – MAF & LTSA Fees
– Odometer Inspection – Customs Clearance Charges
– Port Service Charge – Transport to your yard
Your Option Your

Choice – Choose Your


Option Name Description
Split Currency Pay the Vehicle Cost and FOB Fees in Yen, the OFS Fees in NZD
NZD Currency Pay the Vehicle Cost, FOB Fees, and OFS Fees in NZD
JPY Currency Pay the Vehicle Cost, FOB Fees, and OFS Fees in Japanese Yen
The JPY/NZD rates are updated as the FOREX market adjusts itself – the rate used is published before you buy allowing you to lock in the rates. Lock in Compliance Costs at only $850 – Use ‘Import Plus’!! ‘Import Plus’ allows you to lock your compliance costs in as well – no surprises at the compliance shop! Compliance also includes repair certs & tyres all for only NZD $850 – including Euros. All compliance is administered by AutoTerminal New Zealand in cooperation with AANZ as the TSDA agent. Other AANZ services are also offered at a discount if the compliance is done at AutoTerminal New Zealand Vehicles purchased for this program from IBC must be grade 3.5 or better at auction and without any known or quoted structural or other damage. If there is pre-existing damage there may be extra compliance costs required. Rates by City/Region
FOB Fee (JPY) OFS Fee (NZD) JPY Currency NZD Currency
Auckland ¥80,000 $1,450 ¥167,000 $2,825
Whangarei ¥80,000 $1,525 ¥171,500 $2,900
Tauranga ¥80,000 $1,500 ¥170,000 $2,875
Hamilton ¥80,000 $1,525 ¥171,500 $2,900
Whakatane ¥80,000 $1,550 ¥173,000 $2,925
Rotorua ¥80,000 $1,550 ¥173,000 $2,925
Taupo ¥80,000 $1,600 ¥176,000 $2,975
Napier ¥80,000 $1,450 ¥167,000 $2,825
Waipukurau ¥80,000 $1,525 ¥171,500 $2,900
Greytown ¥80,000 $1,525 ¥171,500 $2,900
Greytown ¥80,000 $1,525 ¥171,500 $2,900
Masterton ¥80,000 $1,525 ¥171,500 $2,900
Wellington ¥80,000 $1,450 ¥167,000 $2,825
Palmerston North ¥80,000 $1,550 ¥173,000 $2,925
Wanganui ¥80,000 $1,600 ¥176,000 $2,975
Hawera ¥80,000 $1,650 ¥179,000 $3,025
New Plymouth ¥80,000 $1,650 ¥179,000 $3,025
Nelson ¥80,000 $1,450 ¥167,000 $2,825
Christchurch ¥80,000 $1,450 ¥167,000 $2,825
Rangiora ¥80,000 $1,500 ¥170,000 $2,875
Ashburton ¥80,000 $1,525 ¥171,500 $2,900
Timaru ¥80,000 $1,500 ¥170,000 $2,875
Dunedin ¥80,000 $1,550 ¥173,000 $2,925
Mosgiel ¥80,000 $1,550 ¥173,000 $2,925
Blaclutha ¥80,000 $1,650 ¥179,000 $3,025
Gore ¥80,000 $1,675 ¥180,500 $3,050
Invercargill ¥80,000 $1,725 ¥183,500 $3,100
Please login to our website at and confirm your city settings. If needed, update your city under My Account/Preferences menu or contact our Customer Service Center (CSC) for assistance.

Depending on the region there may be a nominal increase in the transport cost but we’ll confirm the difference when your city is updated. All rates are based on standard vehicles that are less than 20m3 in size. Vehicles larger than 20m3, or non-standard cargo; i.e. larger trucks, buses, construction equipment etc., needs to be quoted on a case by case basis prior to confirmation. If you have any questions please contact one of your assigned Account Managers via email or live chat , or email our Customer Service Center at

You may also contact us via Skype or our Customer Service hotline in NZ 09 257 4083 or in Japan at (81) 75 622 5091. We are ready and waiting to assist you with all of your requirements – please contact us anytime 24/7 at your convenience! IBC Sales & Services

FOREX Note: JPY/NZD calculations use a rate of 60 and will be updated as needed. Customers may pay the OFS Fees in NZD to avoid currency risks upon request. Ocean Freight & Service (OFS) Fees include;

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