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Event Transport - The Complete Guide
by Raashka Mannie | 06 Sep 2021
It’s a swift ride to your upcoming function - or it should be. Finding smooth, reliable event transport is a challenge that so many regions across the country can easily solve. Whether you’re in tourist hotspots such as Queenstown or the events central known as Auckland, there are a number of trusted suppliers for you to choose from. If you’re looking for something snazzier, such as a limousine, to make an entrance or the extra step of gliding your way to your event in a helicopter, event transport options in New Zealand have got you covered. Take a gander at our ever-growing list of event transport specialists below and pick the right ride for you and your guests.
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Visitors to Queenstown are treated to the luxury that is BLACK, an event transport service that endeavours to provide high-quality service to the region. If you’re keen to get acquainted with the best that Central Otago has to offer, BLACK is the answer. Started by Andrew Brinsley, a man with years of experience in the tourism industry, he filled the demand for expertly-guided, personalised luxury journeys, each of which is carefully planned around individual interests yet still have the freedom to change direction. BLACK focuses on the peak of travel comfort and style, all while prioritising customer service above all else, resulting in an ideal form of event transport.
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INFLITE Charters brings you private helicopter flights and charter services - real class when it comes to event transport. There’s so much versatility when it comes to helicopters, allowing you to land in both remote areas and busy city centres, as well as to get access to exclusive experiences such as heli-fishing, heli-skiing, private island dining - even, if you fancy it, landing on an active volcano! No matter what your corporate event entails, you can make it all the more marvellous with INFLITE Charters, experts in event transport and the careful niche of helicopters. They boast New Zealand’s largest fleet of private helicopters available for your upcoming function.
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Over three decades of incredible event transport makes Hallmark one of the nation’s favourite suppliers. They bring you quality chauffeurs with years of experience, catering to corporate groups, individuals, conferences and roadshows. They believe that excellent event transport lies in organisation, managing multiple clients at once and coordinating travel accordingly. Their services include corporate roadshows involving multiple cities and various flights, destinations and programs, co-ordinated group meetings, with numerous people and varied requirements, as well as reliable point-to-point event transport to ensure that company representatives or guests get to/from venues on time.
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Located in Auckland, Heletranz has become one of the most trusted event transport services in the city as a result of their experience in Heli-Fishing and Heli-Dining. Established nearly three decades ago, this event transport specialist travels from their base at the Heletranz heliport in Albany, from Mechanics Bay Helipad in Auckland City, the Airport and many other venues and private properties throughout New Zealand. Experienced and thorough, they are dedicated to bringing you top-notch event transport and a smooth flight. They specialise in bringing you luxury, tailored event transport both in and around Auckland and Waiheke and further, where they create exciting itineraries throughout the country.
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New Zealand’s first and most exclusive Hummerzine rental company, Hummerzine Hire gives you event transport with style. They hire throughout Auckland, the surrounding Bay Area, the mighty North Auckland and all the way down to Hamilton, bringing guests far and wide in comfort and class. Coupled with impeccable chauffeur service, they know the key ingredients to effortless event transport and deliver each time. Their Hummerzines come fully loaded with audio and visual technology, as well as with lighting to make this the most memorable experience you'll ever have. If you fancy it, they’re also happy to provide champagne for celebrations so you and your guests can raise a glass.
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Luxury limousine transportation services across Australia and New Zealand, featuring an impressive fleet of the latest European model vehicles. Marquee Limousines brings you end-to-end luxury ground connection services to get you to your destination safely, on time and fully indulged. Their team of seasoned chauffeurs are trustworthy, professional and knowledgable, delivering unmatched service and treating you and your guests like VIPs. It’s their goal to provide you with personalised convenience and sophistication when it comes to event transportation, whether you’re on your way to an important meeting or stepping onto the red carpet.
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There’s event transportation, then there’s Alpha Shuttles. Private shuttle hire that’s prompt, professional and perfect for events of every kind, they are Auckland-based and service a number of functions. Alpha Shuttles offers event transport for corporate and personal events, such as team building, meetings, conferences, weddings and more. Their shuttle services ensure that you’re paired with safe, reliable drivers that know their way around the city and beyond, taking you to and from your function in a jiffy.
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Find your way happily and comfortably with Tranzit, chugging their way to concerts and other events across New Zealand. Providing transport to some of the largest events in the country has enabled them to create and perfect a solid logistical system to ensure the day runs smoothly for both the event organisers and the patrons - which is why Tranzit continue to be a preferred event transport service. Experts in the fields of organisation and event transport, they have years of experience and a passion for helping people to arrive in style. From wedding transport to corporate event transport, they’ve got it all covered. All you have to do is let them know the details, and they’ll be with you every step of the way.
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Altitude Tours is Queenstown’s favourite event transport solution for private charters and tours. From bespoke wine and sightseeing in Central Otago to seamless rides to your upcoming function, their team brings you event transport that is as classy as it is methodical. Altitude Tours boasts a growing fleet of luxurious Mercedes Sprinter vans and a Range Rover Vogue, all fully equipped with leather seats, on-board TV monitors and countless other facilities. All of their vehicles are meticulously maintained because they know that, when it comes to event transport, their brand represents your brand. From weddings and special events to dinner dates and hotel transfers, they will get you where you need to go with a smile.
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Your go-to bus and coach company in Christchurch, Bentley Transport is an affordable and dependable bus service. Equipped with professional and efficient drivers, as well as a hardy knowledge of the ins and outs of travelling around the region and beyond, they endeavour to bring you event transport that transcends expectations. Bentley Transport has transported thousands of passengers in their company’s lifespan, be it concerts or conferences, with their ever-growing list of repeat customers including everyone from sports clubs and church groups to corporate clients. When it comes to larger numbers, they’re your answer to smooth event transportation in Christchurch.
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Move in the right direction with Red Bus, Canterbury-based and providing safe and efficient transport for over 3.8 million passenger rides each year. In a nutshell, they’re a trusted passenger transport provider for urban, school and charter bus users - including, but not limited to, event transportation. Their highly-trained and experienced team can help you to find the perfect solution to your event transport needs. They have helped move people to and from some of Christchurch and Canterbury's most significant events, such as Selwyn Sounds, Golden Oldies and Sparks in the Park. Red Bus is more than qualified to help with your event transportation, whether it’s just a handful sitting in the backseat or a whole lot more.
All Occasions Limousine Services
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As described, this is event transport for every occasion with All Occasions Limousine Services. Based in Waitakere, they service everything from personal events such as weddings, parties and balls, to corporate events such as meetings, product launches, shows and more. Their vehicles have a particular classic charm to them, including 4-seater Rolls Royce Silver Shadow limousines, a 7-seater Rolls Royce Silver Shadow stretched limousine (the only one in the North Island), and 7-seater and 6-seater Ford stretched limousines. All of their vehicles feature telephones, air conditioning, television, stereo and bar facilities. All Occasions Limousine Services wants to make your corporate event extra special with their tried and trusted event transportation solutions.
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Cruise Auckland Harbour and the islands with Amada Cruises. Event transport services specialising in Auckland charters, spectator cruises and harbour cruises, they are based in the city centre and offer their spaces for exclusive hire. You and your guests will be sailing away with audiovisual and dining facilities, as well as stunning views all around. Amada Cruises boasts a 72’ sailing catamaran they affectionately call Olympic Spirit. In the past, the vessel has been on charter on Sydney Harbour for several years and was purpose-built for charter cruises. Now, Olympic Spirit provides both a venue for dinners, lunches and other functions, as well as event transportation across the glorious seas.