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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Turangi?
If your trip to Turangi is all organized but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Plan a stop at Tokaanu Thermal Pools. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on most visitors’ must-do lists. If you still have room on that itinerary, Tongariro National Trout Centre and River Vineyard will keep you entertained as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Turangi?
You’ll want to explore nearby Whakapapa. What’s 20 miles when you have your own rental car? The drive itself is half the fun! Mt Ruapehu should be toward the top of your list here. Mt Tongariro and Te Porere Redoubt are interesting attractions too. Taupo is another popular option. It’s 25 miles away and boasts a variety of interesting things to do. Taupo Hot Springs, Huka Falls and Craters of the Moon are just the start.
What kind of rental car should I get for Turangi?
No matter your motoring needs in Turangi, will get you from point A to B with ease. If you’re in the city for work, a premium car may suit you down to the ground. These types of vehicles boast high-end finishes, plush interiors, and a host of modern features. Hitting the road on a budget and need to save a few bucks? A mini or a compact car may be the way to go. These cool little rides are cheaper to rent and perfect for navigating traffic and busy streets. If you’ve got the young ones (and plenty of luggage) in tow, a full-size SUV will have the space you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Turangi?
You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to rental cars in Turangi. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to easy-to-park compacts, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on your budget and what activities you’ve got planned. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need much more than a bargain, no-frills type model. What type of car will it be this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Turangi?
Stick to the left side of the road in Turangi. If you’re planning to grab a rental car here, take note that the driver’s seat will be on the right. It may take a little bit to get used to!
Is it difficult to park in Turangi?
Finding somewhere to leave the car in Turangi is a breeze. There’s no need to keep driving around the block in dense traffic here — and that’s what the locals love about it. There’s loads of off and on-street parking available.
Does Turangi have peak-hour traffic?
As with most destinations, roads get busier just before and after work during the week. However, due to its smaller population of approximately 3,400, traffic congestion isn’t a big problem in Turangi.
Are there speed limits in Turangi?
While driving through the streets of Turangi, keep in mind that the speed limits usually range from 50km/h to 100km/h. Residential zones are 40km/h unless posted otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Taupo District?
Generally, your car rental company will charge the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with the relevant local authority so they can send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Turangi?
As in many places, normal cell phone usage is not allowed while cruising in your car around Turangi. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just be sure to maintain focus on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Turangi?
When operating a vehicle in Turangi, it’s an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. Planning to have a few drinks while you’re out? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Turangi?
It’s a big no-no to turn at a red light in Turangi. When you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment or two until the signal flicks back to green.
Are seat belts compulsory in Taupo District?
They are, so buckle up. However, there may be exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation networks.

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