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Driving in New Zealand

Speed Limits
Motorways: 50–68 mph
Open Roads: 43–56 mph
Urban Areas: 25–31 mph

Minimum Driver age: 14-16

Minimum Driver age for Rentals: 21

Required equipment for your car: N/A

Seatbelts: Compulsory for both front and rear-seat passengers

General driving information: You are required to carry your drivers licence with you at all times. Drive on the left. 100km/h on the open road and 50km/h in urban areas. Drivers and all passengers must wear a safety belt in both the front and back seats. All children under the age of five must be properly restrained by an approved child restraint when travelling in cars or vans.

Airport Locations

  • Auckland Airport

Car Hire New Zealand

We compare ACE Rental Cars, Budget and Europcar plus many other major car rental suppliers to find you the cheapest car hire in New Zealand at 36 different locations.

New Zealand is in the South Western part of the Pacific Ocean. It comprises of two main islands the North Island and South Island and a few smaller islands. It is famous for its outstanding fauna and flora and its diverse topography.

South Island is the larger of the two islands and boasts 18 mountainous peaks of over 3000 metres. The North island although less mountainous is home to the counties volcanoes.

The country generally has a mild climate. In the North it has a sub tropical climate, and in the South a more temporal climate.

You will enjoy stunning views of mountains, lakes, sub tropical forests while driving around New Zealand. You will soon see why they filmed the Hobbit here.

Must See in New Zealand

Franz Josef/Fox Glacier Attractions

Situated on the west coast on South Island this is a major must see.

Hammer Springs

Geothermal resort town of Hanmer Springs just 90 minutes by car from Christchurch.

Mount Cook National Park

Featuring stunning mountain views, fantastic walks and many varied outdoor activities.

Papa Museum Wellington

National New Zealand museum with something for everyone.

Dates for Your Diary

6 February

Waitangi Day which celebrates local culture and traditions.

25 April

ANZAC Day

4 June

The Queen's Birthday

22 October

Labour Day