1 – The Agony of COVID-19 The Coronavirus or COVID-19 Pandemic hit New Zealand like a whirlwind, just as it did to other parts of the world. It brought with it significant agony due to the illnesses and even deaths of loved ones, as well as an overall disruption in the socio-economic set-up as we had been accustomed to. The ensuing grief and uncertainties prompted the Government of New Zealand to issue alerts aimed at guiding us to unite against the pandemic. It also heavily affected Cash for Cars, Car Wreckers, and Car Removal service provision, and with it, the ability for car sellers to make quick cash from Sell My Car service providers like Car Removals. 2 – The Restrictions Associated with Alert Level 4 Alert Level 4 was based on the finding that the virus had not been contained, and that there were sustained and intensive community transmissions. This alert level purposed to encourage people in New Zealand to follow all the public health rules that had been put in place so as to protect themselves, their whānau, and all the communities in New Zealand, from the ravaging scourge. The key components of Alert Level 4 Restrictions were:
  • Staying at home as much as possible
  • Keeping your bubble small
  • Booking your free vaccination
  • Wearing a face mask
  • Keeping track of where you’ve been
  • Getting tested if you’re unwell
  • Maintaining good hygiene
  • Regularly checking the locations of your interest
2.1 Staying at Home Everyone in New Zealand was required to stay home in his or her bubble, and only leave home for such essential personal movements as going to get food or access healthcare. This affected our Car Removal Auckland services as well as our other Cash for Cars, Car Wreckers, and Car Removal Services. Our Car Wreckers Auckland and Cash for Cars Auckland informed us that this restriction prevented them from accessing our quick cash for their car sales. 2.2 Keeping a Small Bubble You were required to keep your household bubble as small as possible, and to only make physical contact with those in your bubble. Under this restriction, if you lived alone, you were permitted to arrange with another person living alone, or with a household, so that such a person or household could be part of your household bubble. This arrangement was to be strictly about you and the other person or household. You were not permitted to invite friends, whānau, or members of your extended family, who were not in your bubble, to your home. Such events relating to family and social gatherings as parties, funerals, tangihanga, and weddings were prohibited even if you had been vaccinated. If you wanted to talk to a friend, you could only do so via a call or video chat. And if you wanted to deliver groceries to other people, you could only drop them off at their doorsteps. Any social interaction was to observe a 2-metre distance between those making the interaction, while tamariki (children) born to separated parents were allowed to travel between the homes of the separated parents, which constituted shared bubbles. However, these shared bubbles could only include 2 households at most and the other household had to be in the same or adjacent district. If you were not safe in your bubble, for example due to violence or any other factor, you could leave your bubble. 2.3 Booking Vaccination If you were in Aotearoa New Zealand and aged 12 years and above, you could book your free COVID-19 vaccination online or by phone. 2.4 Wearing a Face Mask It was mandatory that you wear a mask is places like supermarkets, when on public transport, or while in healthcare facilities. While in other places, you were encouraged to wear facemasks when around people you do not know, and to keep 2-metre distance from others, when you left your home. 2.5 Keeping Track of Whereabouts You were required to make use of the NZ COVID Tracer app, if you could, or any other method that could be of help with rapid contact tracing if required. 2.6 Getting Tested If you contracted a cold, flu, or any of the COVID-19 symptoms, you were required to call Healthline, your doctor, or iwi health provider to get advice on whether you were to get a COVID-19 test. 2.7 Good-Hygiene You were required to uphold such basic hygiene measures as washing your hands, coughing or sneezing into your elbow, and cleaning surfaces regularly. 2.8 Checking Locations of Interest You were encouraged to check locations of interest very regularly. These are places where someone confirmed with COVID-19 had visited. This checking was important because you were regarded a contact if you had been at a location of interest at the specified time. The Ministry of Health provided details about the locations of interest as well as the health advice to follow. 3 – The Restrictions Associated with Alert Level 3 Alert Level 3 was characterized by medium risk of community transmission, with active but managed clusters. This alert level sought to persuade people in New Zealand to follow all the public health rules to protect themselves, their whānau, and all the communities in New Zealand, even as the risk levels slowed down. Key domains of the alert were:
  • Permitted movement
  • Traveling on public transport
  • Traveling in private vehicles
  • Personal travel across an alert boundary
  • Business travel across an alert boundary
3.1 Permitted Movement Personal movement within Alert Level 3 was limited, unless in situations with permitted reasons. You were no just carry some evidence of your reason to leave your home, e.g., proof of address for both households if you’re maintaining a shared childcare arrangement. 3.2 Public Transport Travel You were permitted to use public transport for essential personal movement and permitted travel like going for shopping, going to work or school, or getting exercise, within your local area. When on public transport, you were to always wear a facemask, uncles you’ve got an exemption. Use of public transport was prohibited to persons that were unwell. 3.3 Travel in Private Vehicles Even if you were travelling in your private vehicle, at Alert Level 3, all travel was restricted and only allowed for such permitted movement in your local area as going to work or school, going for shopping, visiting people in your bubble, getting exercise, or travelling to a gathering that was allowed. 3.4 Personal Travel Across An Alert Boundary Personal travel across alert boundaries was strictly restricted in an effort to stop the spread of the virus. You could only travel across an alert level boundary if your travel was permitted and you carried an acceptable evidence to enable you to be permitted to cross the boundary. Travel for unpermitted reasons required you to apply for exemptions, which were granted only in very exceptional circumstances on a case-by-case basis. 3.5 Business Travel Across An Alert Boundary Business travel across alert boundaries was also strictly limited so as to stop the spread of the virus. You could only undertake business travel across alert boundaries if that travel was permitted. You employer also needed to make sure that you have the acceptable evidence to enable you to be permitted to cross an alert level boundary. If you were a worker that had to cross the alert level boundary, you had to carry along with you evidence that you had been tested for COVID-19, or you had a certificate confirming that you did not have COVID-19 symptoms. 4 – Effect of COVID-19 Restrictions on Car Removals With the strict restrictions in the permitted movement within Alert Levels 4 and 3, scrap my car, sell my car, car wreckers, and cash for trucks services were significantly affected. This is because these services require service providers to undertake business travel to localities where the car, van, or truck of interest is. Except in Exceptional circumstances like accident car or truck removals, the car and truck collections or removals that were not emergency cases were seldom permitted. This denied many clients with scrap cars and trucks, wrecked cars and trucks, or cars and trucks that they required quick money to enable them address their pressing needs opportunities to sell their cars or trucks. Working together to ensure that we achieve the desired brake on the spread of COVID-19 so as to get out of Alert Levels 4 and 3, is therefore important for Car Removals, access to instant cash for car and truck owners that want to sell their cars or trucks, enjoying the social wellbeing that characterized life in New Zealand, and having economically-thriving communities. 5 – Getting Out of COVID-19 Alert Levels 4 and 3 Restrictions We all desire to move to Alert Levels 2 and 1, don’t we? This is when all businesses will be able to operate safety and members of staff that have contact with customers must wear facemasks at work. Within these alert levels, any workers that enter you business premises, e.g., couriers, will have to wear facemasks on the premises. Customers will also be legally required to wear facemasks in business and services that will be open to members of the public. 6 – Everyone Has a Role Toward Getting Us to Alert Levels 2 and 1! You can help to drive New Zealand back to its distinctiveness as a booming economy where individuals and communities and socially interconnected and economically thriving by wearing a facemask any time you’re out of your home, in the midst of people that you do not know, and in such public places as public transport vehicles, supermarkets, and healthcare places, among others. You should also maintain a 2-metre social distance between yourself and the people to meet, get vaccinated, maintain good hygiene, and respect the health protocols that have been put in place by the Ministry of Health. At Car Removals, we’re doing our part to ensure that we make our contribution in making us get out of Alert Levels 4 and 3. This is because we would like you to access our quick Cash for Cars, Car Wreckers, Car Removal, Car Removal Auckland, Car Wreckers Auckland, and Cash for Cars Auckland, among others so that it can help you to meet some of the issues that you may be experiencing due to the COVID-19 restrictions. While we’ve been able to easily move to various locations to deliver our Cash for Cars, Car Wreckers, Car Removal, Car Removal Auckland, , and Cash for Cars Auckland services, among others, we emphasize strict adherence to the Ministry of Health’s safety protocols so that we can beat the pandemic and get back to our ways of doing things. Our Car Removal Auckland, Car Wreckers Auckland, Cash for Cars Auckland, Car Removal Hamilton, Car Wreckers Hamilton, Cash for Cars Hamilton, Car Removal Whangarei, Car Wreckers Whangarei, Cash for Cars Whangarei, Car Removal Northland, Car Wreckers Northland, Cash for Cars Northland, Car Removal Rotorua, Car Wreckers Rotorua, Cash for Cars Rotorua, Car Removal Tauranga, Car Wreckers Tauranga, Cash for Cars Tauranga, Car Removal Otago, Car Wreckers Otago, Cash for Cars Otago, Car Removal Queenstown, Car Wreckers Queenstown, and Cash for Cars Queenstown teams have the required permissions to come to your area, and will do so safety because we’re always aware of the latest COVID-19 safety guidelines and abide by them 24/7. Contact us today by Email, by calling us on 0800 99 55 99, or by filling This Form and we’ll help you as soon as possible!



Step 1

Call 0800 99 55 99 and speak with one of our friendly Car Removal team members.

Step 2

Schedule an appointment with us. We come to you to see the vehicle and confirm ownership and all the paperwork.

Step 3

Once the paperwork is done, you'll get paid with your choice of payment method. Cash or bank transfer.

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Your vehicle will get towed straight away at no addition cost. Our truck drivers are well trained to handle their tasks appropriately.