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5 Great Tips about Rental Driving in NZ
If you’re thinking about campervan hire New Zealand offers you the best. One of the best
ways to see New Zealand is to hire a campervan. Campervan rental is not only
economical, but also allows you the most freedom.
1. In New Zealand you drive on the left hand side of the road. If you drive on the right
hand side of the road in your country, make sure you are familiar with turning, the
different pedals, and the different viewing angles which you won’t be used to.
If you react to a traffic emergency on reflex, you might find yourself on the wrong side of
the road and in more trouble than you thought possible.
2. be alert for speed limits. Not all New Zealand speed limit areas are clearly marked.
This is because New Zealand State Governments, particularly Victoria, New South Wales
and Queensland, use speeding tickets heavily to raise revenues.
One trap is to coast along at the same speed all the other cars are going. This is a real trap
and you’ll be sure to be chosen because you’re driving a hired campervan motor home.
It is possible for your driver’s license to be confiscated on the spot, and your campervan
rental company is also entitled to charge you for any fines you incur.
3. Seatbelts and child restraints are compulsory all around New Zealand. You can be
fined heavily for having a child unrestrained in the vehicle, and you can also forfeit your
4. Be careful to plan your tours with petrol stations in mind. Never plan to travel too
far without being able to refuel.
New Zealand is a very big country with very few people living in it, so there are many
wide, wide spaces with nothing but countryside – and if you run out of petrol the chance
are your cell phone won’t have signal either.
Always carry a few liters in the back as a backup. And always check to see if the petrol
station you’re counting on will be open . . . many close for the weekend.
5. Be aware there are places you may not travel. Your campervan hire contract will let
you k now for sure. Places you may not enter include Aboriginal burial grounds and holy
places, UN sealed roads, beaches, footpaths just to name a few.
New Zealand is the world’s most unique and amazing country to explore. Your memories
from motor home rental or campervan hire here in New Zealand will last you a lifetime.
For people who are keen to try campervan hire NZ is one of the best destinations the
world can offer.
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