MARTIN DE RUYTER Backpackers Julian Klein-Peters, left, Amandine Norin, Mia Zeh and Hannah Noeske-Heisinger with their vehicles in the Montgomery Carpark in Nelson. Backpackers heading home early are struggling to sell their vehicles, sparking fears some will be dumped when they leave the country. In his last week of trading before the coronavirus lockdown began, Travel Cars NZ owner Luis Domenech Garcia was offered 100 cars and campervans, but had to turn away about 35. "If I don't buy them and if there are no New Zealanders buying them, they have to scrap the car, sell them for parts. He now plans to leave the vehicle with the father of a friend who will sell it on their behalf.
Source: Stuff March 31, 2020 00:56 UTC