New Zealand Car Hire

New Zealand Car Hire: New Zealand offers an unspoilt environment, a small population and an extensive range of natural attractions so the ideal way to visit and explore New Zealand is by rental car. General types of cars available for hire in New Zealand are:

  • Economy - generally hold 4 people and 2 pieces of luggage and are 1.3L
  • Compact - generally hold 5 people and 2 large pieces of luggage and are 1.5 - 1.6L
  • Intermediate - generally hold 5 people and 3 pieces of luggage and are 1.8L
  • Standard - generally hold 5 people and 3 large pieces of luggage and are 2.0L
  • Full Size - generally hold 5 people and 4 pieces of luggage
  • 4WD - generally hold 5 people and 3 pieces of luggage
  • Van - generally hold 8 people and 6 pieces of luggage

General pick up or drop off points for Rental cars are from New Zealand's main cities some of these are:

  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin

General rental durations would be as follows:

  • 3 - 6 days
  • 7 - 13 days
  • 14 - 20 days
  • 21+ days

To hire a car in New Zealand driver's must be a minimum of 21 years of age and hold a current non-probationary drivers license from their home country.
Petrol in New Zealand comes in leaded and unleaded grades and is sold by the litre. Petrol stations are plentiful, but trading hours vary. Most petrol stations will accept major international credit cards.
New Zealander's drive on the left-hand side of the road. Maximum speed limits in towns and cities are 50km/h (30mph) and 100km/h (60mph) on the open road, unless signs indicate alternative speeds.

Please follow the link for more information relating to New Zealand: Car Hire New Zealand.

 

 

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