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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Maketu?
If your trip to Maketu is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.There’s a ton of things to do in the surrounding region. Don’t leave without visiting Kaiate Falls and Donovan Park. If you have time, also check out Pukehina Beach.
What are the best road trip destinations near Maketu?
With some great day trip options available in the surrounding area, renting a car makes good sense. Without one, it’d be much harder to experience all that Pilot Bay Beach, 17 miles away, has to offer. Among the first stops you make here should be Mount Maunganui, ASB Baypark and Mount Maunganui Beach. Whakarewarewa is another terrific option. It’s 30 miles away and offers a variety of fascinating things to do. Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village, Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest and Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve are only the start.
Where are the best beaches near Maketu?
Nothing screams vacation like loading up the car with supplies and heading to the seaside. Maketu has some awesome beaches nearby, so grab a book (and a kite if the wind’s up) and take a day trip to one of these well-known options:

  • Pukehina Beach (4 miles away).
  • Mount Maunganui Beach (16 miles away).
  • Pilot Bay Beach (17 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Maketu?
No other mode of transportation can give you convenience and flexibility like your own car. No matter the reason for your trip to Maketu, CarRentals.com has a terrific range of vehicles for you to pick from. Spending time in the city with your other half? Turn up the romance by renting a mini or convertible. A delight to drive and a snap to park, you’ll love sitting alongside each other in one of these cute rides. A van is a good option for big families. There’s loads of space for everyone and you can go where you want, when you want. If you’re on a work trip, a premium car will carry you from meeting to meeting in sophisticated style.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Maketu?
For some people, owning a prestige vehicle may be somewhat out of reach. But renting your dream car is as easy as a few clicks! Picture yourself cruising the open roads in a swanky convertible, even if it’s only for a day or two. Or maybe you’re just after a budget ride to get you quickly and safely from point A to point B. Flashy or affordable? Either way, there’s a rental car to suit you in Maketu.
What side of the road do they drive on in Maketu?
The left side of the road is where you’ll be clocking up the miles in Maketu. Be aware that the controls of your rental car here, like the steering wheel and gearshift, will be on the opposite side of what you’re used to.
Does Maketu have peak-hour traffic?
As with most destinations, you can expect more traffic in the rush hours before and after work. However, thanks to its smaller population of around 1,100, traffic gridlock isn’t a big problem in Maketu.
Is it difficult to park in Maketu?
You’ll discover loads of places to park your ride in Maketu. Even in the thick of things, there’s often a spot right where you need it.
Are there speed limits in Maketu?
While navigating through the streets of Maketu, keep in mind that the speed limits usually range from 50km/h to 100km/h. Most residential zones are 40km/h unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Bay of Plenty Region?
Generally speaking, your chosen rental car company will bill the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Alternatively, they may share your contact details with the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
Are seat belts compulsory in Bay of Plenty Region?
They sure are. Although, there are exceptions for certain vehicles run by public transportation systems.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Maketu?
It is against the law to use your cell phone while driving a car in Maketu, and you may even be fined for simply handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention remains on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Maketu?
In Maketu, it is against the law to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a couple of glasses of wine with dinner, it’d be wise to leave the car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Maketu?
It’s illegal to turn at a red light in Maketu. If you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the signal switches back to green.