Terms And Conditions

These terms and conditions govern the use of our website. By using our website or purchasing goods from our website (budgetcarsales.co.nz) you are agreeing to abide by our terms and conditions.

We/our/us/Budget Car Sales means us, Budget Car Auctions (2013) Ltd, a New Zealand owned company, trading as Budget Car Sales. By using our website or  making a purchase you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the Terms & Conditions which form a legal contract between you the “Buyer” and Budget Car Auctions (2013) Ltd, the “Seller”.

1.1 All purchasers from this site declare that they are 18 years of age or older.

1.2 All prices are stated in New Zealand dollars (NZ$), and include Goods and Services Tax (GST).

1.3 All advertised prices with +orc listed next to the price are subject to an On Road Costs fee. This fee is $495 and includes 1 year Warrant of Fitness, number plates, 6 months registration and a basic vehicle service.

1.4 There is no obligation on the Seller to inquire as to the authority of any person placing an Order on behalf of the Buyer.

2.1 We operate a credit card payment process to enable you to make a $100 deposit payment for all purchases of Vehicles. Your credit card details will be captured and charged via Stripe.

2.2 Stripe will send an email to you notifying you of the $100 deposit payment.

2.3 Once the payment has been received and the funds cleared, the vehicle will be given priority to working out a deal with depositing customer.

2.4 The vehicle will be taken offline once the order is received by staff. In the event that you have made a deposit on a vehicle which is already reserved by another customer, the priority will be given to working out a deal with the customer that deposited payment first. Our staff will contact you and a refund will be processed.

2.5 We do not hold any credit card information on our server at any time.

3.1 If for any reason you are not satisfied with your deposit please contact us

3.2 After deposit payment, if you decide that you do not wish to proceed with the purchase of the vehicle, you are under no obligation to complete the vehicle purchase. All deposits are refundable for changes of mind or cancellations by you.  No questions asked up until point of delivery of vehicle.

3.3 Our staff will process refunds via the Stripe payment processing platform. Stripe submit refund requests to your bank or card issuer immediately. You will see the refund as a credit approximately 5-10 business days later, depending upon the bank. Once issued, a refund cannot be cancelled. Disputes and chargebacks aren’t possible on credit card charges that are fully refunded.

3.4 Stripe will send an email to you notifying you of the refund. Some refunds—those issued shortly after the original charge—appear in the form of a reversal instead of a refund. In the case of a reversal, the original charge drops off your statement, and a separate credit is not issued.

3.5 Refunds can be sent back only to the original payment method used in a charge. It’s not possible to send a refund to a different destination (e.g., another card or bank account).

3.6 Refunds to expired or cancelled cards are handled by the your card issuer and, in most cases, credited to your replacement card. If no replacement exists, the card issuer usually delivers the refund to you using an alternate method (e.g., check or bank account deposit). In rare cases, a refund back to a card may fail.

3.7 In the rare instance that a refund fails, we will arrange an alternative way of providing you with a refund.

3.8 Once the vehicle is transacted and delivered, all terms and conditions are set out on VOSA and CIN card as per delivery paperwork for the vehicle.

4.1 Although the information provided in this site is presented in good faith and believed to be correct as at the date it was submitted, we make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site, its contents or the content of any web site ’hot linked’ to or from this site, nor do we undertake to keep this site updated. We will not be liable for any damage, loss, claim or expense suffered as a result of the information on this site or any ‘hot linked site’ not being accurate or updated.

4.2 You must take your own steps to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing this site does not expose you to the risk of viruses or other forms of interference which may damage your computer system. We do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your computer system arising out of or relating to your use of this site or any ‘hot linked’ site. Any information which you transmit to us is transmitted through a secure system. All reasonable steps to ensure that this information is secure have been taken but we can not warrant all information will be secure at all times.

4.3 The Buyer acknowledges that the Seller is the exclusive owner of all Intellectual Property in any Goods and related services supplied to the Buyer under these Terms or otherwise. The Buyer will not claim any interest in the intellectual property in those Goods nor will it in any way attempt to or allow the copying or re-engineering of those Goods. For the purposes of this clause ‘Intellectual Property’ means any patent, design, trade mark, copyright, know how, trade secret and any other proprietary right or form of intellectual property (whether protectable by registration or not) in respect of any technology, concept, idea, data, programme or other software (including, without limitation, source and object codes, specifications and process).

4.4 The Buyer also acknowledges that we are the exclusive owner of the www.budgetcarsales.co.nz website and own all intellectual property rights including copyright in the form, display and content of the website.

4.5 Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Seller nor the Buyer will be liable for any delay or failure in the performance of any obligation or the exercise of any right under these Terms or for any loss or damage (including indirect or consequential loss or damage) if such performance or exercise is prevented or hindered in whole or in part by reason of a Force Majeure Event. Nothing contained in this clause will excuse payment of any money due or which becomes due under these Terms.

4.6 The rights and obligations of either party which are affected by a Force Majeure Event will be suspended during the continuance of the Force Majeure Event, and either party claiming to be affected by the Force Majeure Event will give immediate notice to the other party containing full particulars of the Force Majeure Event. The party giving notice under this clause will take all reasonable steps to mitigate the effects of the Force Majeure Event and remove such Force Majeure Event provided that neither party will be required to remove any such Force Majeure Event if to do so would require it contrary to its judgement to settle a strike or labour dispute or otherwise submit to the demands of opposing parties.

4.7 If the Force Majeure Event prevents or hinders performance of these Terms for a continuous period of 14 days either party may, on not less than 14 days prior written notice to the other party, terminate these Terms.

5.1 We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use your personal information lawfully and strictly in accordance with the Privacy Act.

5.2 When you register an account, make a purchase, subscribe to our newsletter, contact us, or enter any competition or promotion we may collect personal information. We use or provide a third-party your information to process your order and contact you if there is a problem with your order. We may also use it to provide you with relevant product information, to assist in the development of new products and to improve the website and your shopping experience.

5.3 Your personal information and order information retained by us is held on a secure database.

5.4 We also collect information on how our website is being used. This is non-personal information (as it does not identify you) that is collected by Google Analytics, is analysed by us, and used to improve the value of our website to you the customer. Google Analytics may also use cookies (e.g. the double click cookie and the google analytics cookie) to serve adverts on our behalf based on a person’s past visits to our site.

5.5 Personal information collected for the above purposes will be retained by our website database. You have the right under the Privacy Act 1993 to access any personal information held about you and to request a  correction. If so requested we may make the requested correction or attach a note to the record recording that a request for correction was made but not acted upon. You can do this by contacting us.

Other than as set out in these terms your information will not be made available to any other organisation.

6.1 These Terms will be governed by the laws of New Zealand and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand.

Lending Terms & Conditions

Below are links to information about finance products we offer from our primary lender UDC Finance. Information from our other lenders are available on request.


View our standard fees and charges.
*Please note: the fees shown are maximum amounts across all the finance companies we use.

Vehicle financiers in the market are lending money up to $19.95% per annum.  Interest rates are fixed for the term of the loan. Rates vary depending upon many factors including the amount of lending, the term of the loan, the size of the deposit, customer credit history and customer risk profile.

6 month deferred available to approved home owners and 3 month deferred available to approved renters. Normal lending criteria applies. Full value of finance contract will be settled in the remaining payments, over the term of the loan. Refer to our normal lending criteria for further terms and conditions.