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Handy Info

We’re here for you every step of the way so you have the freedom to enjoy the journey

Roadside Assistance

Roadside assistance is a service that can help when you have vehicle trouble on the side of the road, in a parking lot, at work or even at home.


Driving in NZ

Before you begin your move, it is a good idea to learn about what is different about driving in New Zealand.



Handy requires a full valid NZ, International or approved overseas driver’s licence to rent a vehicle. A full Car Drivers Licence is all that is required for most Handy vehicles.

Driving a truck is different from driving a car. Please see  Ensuring a Safe Trip for safety tips you should follow.

Yes. We have a limited number of Vans and Trucks available. Bookings are essential.

21 years. (between age 21 and 25yrs conditions apply)

In the unlikely event you encounter an emergency, you can call for 24 Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance.

Simply call us in advance and we’ll make every effort to accommodate your needs.

Yes. This insurance is included in the cost of the hire. Vehicles are covered by full comprehensive insurance with an excess payable. This excess may be reduced with an additional payment.

No. This is your responsibility.

You can purchase a variety of packing supplies from some Handy locations at reasonable prices.

Average Flat-Jumbo Van (7cM) or Light Truck (10Cubic Meters)
1 Bedroom House-Light Truck (10Cubic Meters)
2 Bedroom House-Medium Truck (15Cubic Meters)
3 Bedroom House-Large Truck (18Cubic Meters)
4 Bedroom House-Large Truck (However you may need to make two trips)

We have a range of Vans, Utes and Trucks that can accommodate most large or unusual items.

We have a two tonne capacity tip truck available for this purpose. Bookings are essential.

Note: This is not available at all locations, request a quote or call your nearest Handy office to confirm.

We have a Hilux and Flat Deck Utes with a tipping deck available for this purpose. Bookings are essential.

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