If your trip to Te Awamutu is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.Close to the center, Te Awamutu Museum is one spot to consider adding to your must-see list. St Paul’s Church and Rose Garden are also not far away and worth a pit stop.
If you’re ready for a day trip, load up the car and make your way to Hamilton. Situated 16 miles away, it has no shortage of things to keep you interested. Raglan is one more place you shouldn’t miss. It’s about 25 miles away. Climb out of the car, shake out your legs and see what this place is all about.
If you’re primarily here for work-related purposes, you’ll likely be heading to Mystery Creek Events Centre. It’s situated 9 miles away.
Rent a car and see Te Awamutu at your own pace. Love to head out into some nearby natural areas? Pick up the keys to a full-size car. This vehicle is perfect for those craving outdoor adventures. Just want to get easily from A to B and traveling with just a few bags? If you’re not planning on driving very far, a compact or a mini is a great option.
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a huge range of both economy and high-end rental vehicles in Te Awamutu. What you end up going for is largely dependent on how much you want to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles offer unparalleled comfort and class. If you’re splurging, why not go for an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a slick medium-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you just need a set of wheels to get from A to B as cheaply as possible, maybe go for a no-frills compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
Keep to the left side of the road in Te Awamutu. If you’re planning to rent a car here, take note that the driver’s seat will be on the right. It could take a bit to get the hang of!
Finding a parking space in Te Awamutu is a cinch. You won’t have to repeatedly go around the block in dense traffic here — and that’s what the locals love about it. There’s plenty of off and on-street parking to choose from.
Speed limits vary in Te Awamutu, but usually range from 50km/h to 100km/h. Most residential areas have a top speed of 40km/h unless marked otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Otherwise, it may forward your contact details to the relevant local agency so the fine is issued directly to you.
It’s illegal to use your cell phone while driving around Te Awamutu, and you could even receive a fine for just handling your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as you stay focused on the road.
While driving in Te Awamutu, it’s illegal to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.05%. Planning to have a drink or two over lunch or dinner? Consider grabbing a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Turning on a red light isn’t allowed in Te Awamutu. Always keep an eye on traffic signs and lights so that you don’t breach any traffic laws.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Waipa District.