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In Wellington we recommend the following car hire offers

from 60 £ per day
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Offers with top price-performance ratio

Compact
e.g. Toyota Corolla
7 Days from 26.12 - 02.01.2025
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from 72 £ per day
Economy

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. Ford Puma Hybrid
7 Days from 26.12 - 02.01.2025
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from 73 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Compact SUV
e.g. Mitsubishi ASX
7 Days from 26.12 - 02.01.2025
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For those accustomed to driving on the left side of the road in the UK, you'll feel right at home in New Zealand. Just be sure to keep to 50 km/h in urban areas and a cautious 100 km/h on the motorways.

Car Hire Options

In Wellington, you'll find a range of car hire options to suit all travel needs. Compact cars are perfect for navigating city streets, while SUVs are ideal for off-roading adventures.

Parking in the City

While parking in Wellington can be a challenge, there are numerous public car parks and metered street parking available. Just don't forget to check for signposted restrictions to avoid parking fines.

Exploring Wellington and Beyond

Wellington's compact size makes it an easy-to-navigate city. Must-see destinations include the Te Papa Tongarewa Museum and the iconic Wellington Cable Car. A scenic drive around the Miramar Peninsula should also be on your itinerary.

Day Trips from Wellington

  • Drive up to Kapiti Coast to visit charming seaside towns and the stunning Kapiti Island Nature Reserve.
  • Located in the Wairarapa region, the quaint town of Martinborough is perfect for wine enthusiasts.
  • Explore the Lord of the Rings filming locations in the breathtaking landscapes of Kaitoke Regional Park.

Welcoming the Wellington Weather and Seasons

Summer (December to February) is an excellent time to visit Wellington with an average daytime temperature of 20°C. Locals suggest packing a light jacket year-round as the city is known for its sudden weather changes.

Currency Considerations

New Zealand uses the New Zealand Dollar (NZD). ATMs are plentiful, and most businesses accept credit cards. However, keeping some cash handy for small vendors and parking meters is advisable.

Special Seasonal Events

Look forward to unique events such as the World of WearableArt & Classic Cars Museum exhibition that showcases the mix of arts, fashion and car cultures, or the Wellington On a Plate food festival.

With so much to offer, Wellington is a destination that compels exploration. Hire a car and experience the city and beyond at your own pace. Happy travels!

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