ScrAppit friendly guide to scrapping and deregistering your car
So, you’ve received bad news that your car has failed its latest WOF due to rust hidden away underneath the bonnet, you get a few quotes and realise the cost to fix your broken car is more than double what it’s worth. You have Three options: Spend the money to repair the faults, try your luck selling your car onTradeMe or sell it to local car wrecker.
If you decide the easy, less cost-effective and time-consuming way is to sell to a car wrecker then you will want the best price possible right?
Years ago, this process was very frustrating, it would include calling around different yards for quotes, explaining the vehicle details over and over and have several wreckers come to view only to have them negotiate on their original quote.
Luckily for you, there is ScrAppit, The free online marketplace for scrap cars, with a few simple steps you can then carry on with your day while you receive quotes direct to your mobile.
Simply enter your vehicle registration number along with a brief description and photos.
2-ScrAppit will automatically send out to their nationwide database who then will send you quotes directly to compare.
3-If you see a quote you are happy with click to accept and book a collection it is as easy as that all from the same site.
Ok now you have accepted a quote and booked collection, what do you do with the number plates?
1-Remove the number plates from the vehicle
2-Remove the registration license tag from the windscreen
3-Take the number plates and license tag to any AA, VTNZ, VINZ. (NZ Post does no longer provide this service)
5-Hand this in along with the number plates and license card, there is a $9.10 processing fee. Any outstanding registration fees or road user charges will need to be settled at the same time
6-If you are lucky enough to have remaining registration or Road User Charges New Zealand Transport Agency will reimburse you via cheque, this will be sent in the mail to the registered owners address. Alternatively, you can contact NZTA Motor Registrations on 0800 108 809 and request this be deposited into your Bank account.
Not only did ScrAppit save you the time and hassle of calling for quote’s, but you were also able to compare offers and wreckers reviews along with booking the collection. After selling and De-registering your car you can be satisfied knowing you got the best deal possible.