Certainly not, as long as driver holds a standard licence either from New Zealand, Australia or has an International licence.
Yes there is a small charge of $4.95 per 100 kilometers.
GST is included in our pricing.
No, you can travel unlimited kilometres.
We have no age restriction as long as you hold a full standard driving licence. If you are over 75 years of age we require a medical certificate stating you are fit and well to drive.
Yes, we do not put any restriction on you not to take your vehicle to visit the South Island.
Yes, we have a 24 hours freefone telephone number, you have 24 hours AA roadside assistance. We will also sanction any repair for up to $100 so that you can deal with minor repairs speedily.
If you are travelling at peak seasonwe would strongly recommend this. However, off season and if you can be a little flexible there should be no problem.
Yes, you are insured on all sealed public roads. You are not allowed to drive on Skippers Road (Queenstown), Ball Hut Road (Mt Cook), Ninety Mile Beach (Northland), North of Colville Township (Coromandel Peninsula) and Bluff Road that runs between Kuatunu and Mataurangi.
Normally you can camp anywhere where there is not a sign saying “No Camping” or “No Overnight Parking”Â. Obviously, common sense is needed. Never be frightened to ask the local Kiwis who are very friendly people. New Zealand has an extensive network of holiday parks in all major tourist centres and towns. We can recommend all Qualmark holiday parks, they offer great recreational facilities. They all have provision to plug in your 240v, many have wifi for internet connections.
The day you pick up your vehicle is counted as day one of your rental and the day you return your vehicle is counted as your final day. Collection and drop off times are from 08:30am – 04:30pm. The drop off time can be no later than the pick up time on day one.
For car rental the daily hire is for every 24 hours.
A New Zealand standard car licence, Australian or international driving licence is accepted. This must be presented to our representative when collecting your vehicle.
If you want to extend your hire your must get authorization from Go Birdz reservation. It will be due to availability. Any extra rental cost will be charged to your credit card.
A reservation can only be secured with a deposit, this can be done either over our make a booking page with a valid credit card, alternatively you can fax or telephone. We can then secure and confirm your booking.
Yes, we treat our client’s information very seriously. All our transactions are secured by SSL. This encrypts your credit card number so as to make it unavailable to any other party.
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The purpose of this page is to answer frequently asked questions. For full details of Go Birdz Car Rentals please refer to our Terms and Conditions or Rental Agreement.