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Can I take my rental car between the North and South Island?
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 11:53 AM
Avis, Budget and Hertz have minimum requirements for Inter Island travel.    A minimum rental of 3 days is required on each island, with a minimum total o...
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How old do I need to be to hire a car?
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 12:10 PM
In most cases you need to be a minimum of 25 years old BUT you can still rent a car if you are over 21 years old. In this case a mandatory surcharge usually ...
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Can I take my rental car on the ferry?
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 12:13 PM
No. If a vehicle is taken on a ferry for travel over bodies of water, the vehicle will be void of insurance during the ferry trip. Islands such as Kangaroo I...
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What happens if I receive a speeding fine?
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 12:13 PM
Your car hire company will take one of the following actions:  1. Charge your credit card for the amount detailed on the fine. 2. Supply your information t...
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Are seatbelts required in New Zealand?
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 12:13 PM
Legislation in New Zealand requires that the driver and all passengers must wear correctly fitted seat belts. Children under the age of seven years must be ...
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Can I travel with pets?
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 12:14 PM
As each location is different, it is best to contact your pick up depot beforehand. Suppliers will generally allow small pets to travel along with you, tho...
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