New Zealand Driving Tips

Travelling to New Zealand for the first time? You need to read through our New Zealand driving tips to familiarise yourself with our driving laws. Some may be a little different, including the side of the road we drive on.

Road Trip Guide – Christchurch To Queenstown

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Canterbury Museum

The road trip from Christchurch to Queenstown not only offers sightseers a huge range of things to see and do, it provides a fantastic preview into some of New Zealand’s best countryside. The trip crosses wide flat plains and winds its way through lofty mountain peaks, around beautiful lakes and across rugged rivers. For anyone (read more)

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Safe Driving In New Zealand

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Motorhomes On South Island Highways

New Zealand is one of the best destinations for a self-drive holiday. Well maintained roads, numerous quality attractions (all within relatively short driving distances), friendly accommodation providers and affordable rental car options provide ample opportunity to explore, relax or seek out a once in a lifetime adventure. However like anywhere else in the world, it (read more)

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New Zealand Four Wheel Drive Rental Vehicle Driving Tips

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Having a four wheel drive rental vehicle certainly gives you extra power and grip on the roads, but it’s not cruise control for good driving. Because many of the situations you use a 4WD vehicle have inherent dangers such as gravel surfaces, snow and ice or steep winding roads, extra caution and care is needed. (read more)

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New Zealand Rental Minibus Driving Tips

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

12 Seat Minibus

Minibus rentals can be useful for an outing or school excursion, as well as for cutting down journey costs and making a trip with extended family and friends. They provide ample leg room and luggage space, and are perfect for going longer distances when you want to make the journey more comfortable for everyone. In general minibuses are easy to drive and manoeuvre, but there are some driving tips you should observe for the sake of safety and economy.

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Driving New Zealand Rental Cars: Important New Give Way Rules

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

From 5am, Sunday 25 March 2012 two new give way rules commence in New Zealand. Ensure you understand the new road rules and enjoy driving our rental cars safely.

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New Zealand Holiday Driving Tips

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

New Zealand holiday driving tips to keep you safe on our roads during the Christmas holidays.

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