Free nationwide shipping
on orders over $75

*Excludes large Aircraft Kits
price beat

Payment methods

We offer a range of different ways that you can pay for your order, just choose which suits you best in the Checkout.

Credit Card online

Our most popular payment method is credit card online. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Q Card. Select this method if you want your order to be processed and dispatched as quickly as possible.

Card payments are done through a secure DPS payment gateway.

Purchasing online with Q Card

You can now use your Q Card to make online purchases at RC Hobbies and receive at least 3 months no payments and no interest (Payment Holiday) on your purchase.

On promotional days (as advertised from time to time) you could get an extended Payment Holiday period.
  Click here for current offer terms and conditions.

What is Q Card?

Q Card is the ideal shopping partner, combining the benefits of a credit card with the added ability to access a range of interest-free deals and payment holidays at thousands of stores nationwide.

To find out more about Q Card, or to apply online, please visit

Information about Q Card: A minimum purchase amount may be required. Account fees may apply. Available on Flexi Payment, Fixed Instalmet or EFTPOS Plans. For interest free only deals, monthly payments may be required throughout interest free period. Q Card Standard Interest Rate applies to any outstanding balance at end of payment holiday or interest free period. Q Card lending criteria, fees, terms and conditions apply.

Bank Deposit and Internet Banking

You can deposit payment for your order directly into our ASB bank account. We check our bank account for new payments every day but depending on your bank it can take 1–2 business days for your payment to appear.

You’ll receive instructions on how to make payment via an email after you’ve placed your order. To ensure that we can reconcile your payment quickly please make sure you follow the instructions carefully and include a reference with your payment. You order will be sent out to you once payment has been received into our ASB bank account.


Account2Account offers an alternative to accepting credit cards online.  It is designed for merchants to accept online payments directly into their bank account in real time, by creating a one-off online payment utilising the online banking system. This is a great option for merchants to offer an alternate payment method for their customers who don’t have, or choose not to use, a credit card.

Pick Up

If you live in Auckland you have the option to pick up your order. Pick up orders do not incur a delivery fee.

To pick up an order, you must place an order as normal and select “Pick Up” in the Checkout. You will receive our address and pick up instructions when your order is ready to collect.

Buying on Layby

Layby is available to approved customers if you are unable to pay for an order straight away.

To enquire about buying on layby please contact us on
sales@rchobbies.co.nz  we will be very happy to assist you!

Terms and conditions of a layby sale


  • a 10% non-refundable deposit is required
  • payment is required in full within 90 days of placing the order
  • a minimum of $10 per payment is required
  • the number and frequency of payments is at your discretion
What you pay
  • the price of your layby items will not change after your order has been placed
  • if new stock of the same item arrives at a higher price, the price of your layby item will NOT increase
  • if new stock of the same item arrives at a lower price, or if the item goes on sale, the price of your layby item will NOT decrease
  • at any stage in the layby sale you can request the price of the items, how much is still owing and the total amount that you have paid
Cancelling a layby
  • you can choose to cancel a layby at any time
  • RC Hobbies may cancel a layby sale if payment is not made in full within 90 days. You will be notified by email of any cancellation
  • the full amount that you have paid will be refunded by bank deposit to your NZ bank account, or a store credit, minus your original 10% deposit


Welcome to RC Hobbies.... RC Hobbies is New Zealand’s # 1 online RC hobby shop who specialize in Remote Controlled Aircraft or just anything that is Remote Controlled. Our goal at RC Hobbies is to bring the highest quality machines to our customers, all the while keeping the cost as low as we possibly can. Traxxas, ECX, Losi, RJX, Thunder Tiger, BLADE, E-Flite, ParkZone, HobbyZone Xteme, Align, RotorTech, Spektrum, SAVOX and more

Free nationwide shipping on
orders over $75

*Excludes large Aircraft Kits