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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Rotorua?
If your trip to Rotorua is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Skyline Rotorua. It’s one attraction you’ll find on many travelers’ to-do lists. If you still have room on your travel itinerary, Mitai Maori Village and Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village will keep you amused too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Rotorua?
If you’re looking for day-trip inspiration, we’ve got a couple of ideas. Situated 35 miles away, Mount Maunganui Beach is worth getting in the car for. See the sights beginning with Mount Maunganui, ASB Baypark and Tauranga Domain. Don’t miss Pilot Bay Beach either! Just 35 miles away, Mount Maunganui, ASB Baypark and Mount Maunganui Beach are non-negotiable stops here.
Where are the best convention centers near Rotorua?
Constantly on the go for work-related purposes? Convention centers are most likely familiar places to you. With easy access to hotels, restaurants and cafés, your trip is sure to be a success if you’re heading to any of these places:

  • Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre (0.2 miles away).
  • Blue Baths (0.4 miles away).
  • Rotorua Energy Events Centre (0.5 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Rotorua?
Sure, you could vacation in Rotorua without a rental car. But with loads to check out here, having one would make your trip more fun and convenient. If you plan to get out of town and into some nature, book a car with some power. A full-size or mid-size SUV will take you to the surrounding rocky coastlines in comfort and style. Planning to spend a lot of your time near the bright lights of the city? A mini or compact car will be your best bet. Driving through narrow lanes and squeezing into tight parking spots will be easy in one of these.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Rotorua?
For some people, owning a prestige vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting your dream ride is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine cruising down the highway in a swish convertible, even if it’s only for a few days. Or maybe all you’re chasing is a cheap ride to bring you from point A to point B. Extravagant or economical? Whatever you decide, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit you in Rotorua.
What side of the road do they drive on in Rotorua?
In Rotorua, drivers stick to the left side of the road. This means the steering wheel is on the right side. If you’ve chosen a manual transmission rental vehicle, familiarize yourself with shifting gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Rotorua?
You shouldn’t have any trouble getting a parking spot in Rotorua. With loads of places to leave your rental car, exploring the best of this destination is a joy.
Does Rotorua have peak-hour traffic?
As with most destinations, the roads are generally busy in the early and late rush hours. However, with a population of roughly 65,900, traffic jams aren’t a major problem in Rotorua.
Are there speed limits in Rotorua?
The residential areas in Rotorua have a 40km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits typically range between 50km/h and 100km/h.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Bay of Plenty Region?
More often than not, your rental car company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Alternatively, they may share your information with the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Rotorua?
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Rotorua, and you could even receive a fine for simply holding a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Rotorua?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while operating a vehicle in Rotorua 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.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Rotorua?
No, it’s not. In Rotorua, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When approaching traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Bay of Plenty Region?
Yes, so buckle up. However, there are exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation systems.

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