New Zealand Motor Home Rental
Travelling Independent at Your Own Pace

Travelling in a New Zealand motor home rental the Auckland region, North Island and/or South Island offers the highest comfort while discovering the country’s natural beauty. A mobile accommodation carrying all that is needed is a great home away from home. It makes staying even in most basic camping facilities luxurious.

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There, motor home rentals are bookable like: Alpha Campervans, Apollo, Backpacker Campervans, Britz, Coastal Campers, Discover NZ Motorhome Rentals, Easygo Campers, Jucy Rentals, KEA Campers, Kiwi Autohomes, Lucky Rentals, Maui Motorhomes, Spaceships, United Campervans, Wendekreisen Travel Limited.

New Zealand motor home rental gives more freedom of choice to stay where and when you want since powered sites are often easier available. Yet, it doesn’t hurt especially during the best time to travel, between Christmas and the second week in February, to arrange your stay ahead.

The driving matrix in the back of our physical map of New Zealand helped a lot to estimate where we would be for the night. Though it happens sometimes that the travel time is underestimated.The roads are in great condition. It just takes often a little longer than anticipated to reach a desired destination. Peacefully meandering roads in hilly regions reveal beautiful sights and let drivers slow down and take their time on many occasions. Opposing the straight motorways and highways you may be used to which are designed just to overcome the distance. So taking a bit more time into account when planning the daily route might be a wise idea.

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Staying in and around Auckland

Staying overnight in one of Auckland’s Regional Parks is organized by DOC (Department of Conservation) and ARC (Auckland Regional Council). The latter ones require an SCC for a maximum of two subsequent nights on one car park. For motor home traveller apply the same rules as for campers. Booking is essential. The advantage of these places is clearly their privileged location embedded in nature, surrounded by picturesque views, or blessed with direct beach access.

Some rental services grant with their Self Containment Certificate (SCC) in a New Zealand motor home rental independence of dump station and power supply for up to three days. Results are reached with dual battery system or solar power and separate fresh and waste water tanks for kitchen, toilet, and shower. Time and solutions may vary between providers and therefore requires checking on their websites.

The following maps show where they are situated and the links lead to essential information about NZ camping in parkland and holiday parks. A private organisation www.nativeparks.co.nz promotes via membership free access to motor home travellers on private land. On private land means a smaller facility and private contact with the owner to experience country and its people on a personal level. Destinations are spread all over the country. 

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General rules on New Zealand motor home rental

During the best time to travel, between November and February the rental prices reach their summit. The lowest charges apply between May and September. Sometimes it even makes a difference whether the journey starts from North Island to South Island or vice versa. Compare New Zealand motor home rental companies and starting points.

SCC required stays have in common

Something these overnight stays have in common is their lack of power supply and disposal of waste water or rubbish. The New Zealand care code asks to take waste with you to leave the place as you would like to find it.

For ease New Zealand motor home rental holiday makers find a list of dump stations on the AA site.

Each region in NZ has different regulations in regards to free camping. Therefore it pays off to get informed before you take off with your motor home rental.

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