CANSTAR is a Registered Financial Service Provider / FSP200146


CANSTAR is New Zealand’s most accurate and popular financial and insurance product comparison website.

We have over 20 years of experience in this field, are privately owned, unbiased and completely independent of any financial or insurance company.

Why we’re the Best

CANSTAR does not just list a variety of personal loan or insurance providers and their going rates – we strategically evaluate and consider the overall product to find out which is the best in terms of value. This means that any products rated as 5 star, has struck a unique balance between quality and price that makes it truly the best.

We’re so accurate even banks use us to keep track of their competition! 

What CANSTAR can offer you

When looking for a personal loan the best approach to use is to compare various rates as offered by different lenders the only problem is that comparing lender based solely on interest will not necessarily show you the loan that will be cheapest overall after fees are included or which product offers the most value.

How we Solve the Problem

On CANSTAR kiwis can find products that offer great rates but don’t skimp on value and are therefore the best and most competitive products on in the country. With CANSTAR you can compare credit cards, home loans, insurance products and personal cash loans to find the best.

In a Nutshell

How to Apply for the Product you Identify as the Best

The majority of lenders offering personal loans that are featured on our comparison website have these basic application requirements:

  • That the applicant be employed full time
  • That the applicant be over 18
  • That the applicant have a valid ID and bank account
  • That the applicant be a NZ citizen

Using our Comparison Service

We’ve put a lot of effort into ensuring that our website is the most advanced and simple to use to compare loans as possible. You can find a range of categories on our top navigation bar which then expand to show you various subcategories. Simply select the category and subcategory you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the relevant page. You will then be asked to refine your search by telling us a few specific and you will then be presented with a list of the best value products.

Eligibility & Requirements

Other Products & Services

  • Home Loans
  • Personal Loans
  • Credit Cards
  • Travel Insurance
  • Business Banking
  • Transaction Accounts
  • Savings Accounts

Here’s a short video about CANSTAR

Contact Details

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 Postal Address

  • PO Box 2073, Shortland Street, Auckland, 1140, New Zealand