About New Zealand

Do I need a Visa?

Most tourists do need a Visa to visit New Zealand. See here for more info.

What is the cost of diesel fuel?

All Bay of Islands Campervans run on diesel and use between 9 litre/100 km and 11 litre/100 km depending on driving style and terrain. Diesel is cheaper than petrol in New Zealand. Keep in mind you might need to pay Road User Charges (RUC) unless you have taken out the Value Pack insurance

What is different about driving, road rules in New Zealand?

There are a few things that you may not be used to when driving in New Zealand. We drive on the left side of the road, using a hand -held mobile while driving is illegal. Please check the New Zealand Transport Agency website before you start driving.

What are supermarket opening hours?

Supermarket opening hours vary but most are open from 7Am in the morning until 9PM in the evening (some even 24 hours). You can even I buy groceries on most public holidays, except Xmas day.

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