If you’re searching for day-trip inspiration, we’ve got some suggestions. Situated 25 miles away, Rotorua is worth getting in the car for. Lake Rotorua ought to be toward the top of your list here. Skyline Rotorua and Lake Okareka are awesome attractions too. The locals will also likely point you in the direction of Tauranga, 31 miles away. If you can only see one thing here, make sure it’s ASB Baypark. (But we’re also huge fans of Mount Maunganui Beach and Tauranga Domain.)
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Whether you’re traveling solo or with the whole gang, we’ve got your ideal ride in Putaruru. If you want something small, why not grab the keys to a mini? These nifty cars are a breeze to park and cheap on gas. Can’t wait to explore the surrounding areas? An SUV could be perfect. If you want to go all out this vacation, drive around in style with one of our ritzy premium cars.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you’re about to head off on an amazing road trip around Putaruru, a safe and sturdy SUV could be the best solution. If you want the cheapest possible price and plan on doing a lot of city driving, a versatile compact is hard to beat. All you have to do is decide what will suit you best, load up the car, and hit the wide, open road.
There’s a bit more to driving in Putaruru than simply buckling up and turning the key. Get the lowdown on some of the most important local road rules here:
The left-hand side is where you’ll be motoring along in Putaruru. Take note that the controls of your rental car here, such as the steering wheel, will be on the other side of what you’re used to.
Parking in Putaruru is a piece of cake. You won’t need to keep driving around the block in dense traffic here — and that’s why the locals love it. There’s lots of off and on-street parking to choose from.
Most residential areas in Putaruru have a 40km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits typically range between 50km/h and 100km/h.
Most of the time, your chosen car rental company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Or they may share your contact details with the relevant local authority, who’ll then send a fine to your postal address.
As with many places, regular cell phone usage is not allowed while cruising around Putaruru. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you stay focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Putaruru is 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a big night out, leave your car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
You aren’t allowed to turn at a red light in Putaruru. When you encounter one, enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the signal goes back to green.
Seat belts have to be worn in South Waikato District. However, the rule may not apply for certain vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.