Terms and conditions - New Zealand

The daily hire charges include unlimited kilometres and GST (Goods & Services tax 15%) charges.
All charges are calculated on a daily basis, not a twenty four hour day. Vehicles are available at 7.00am on the day you commence you hire and must be returned by 4.00pm at termination unless prior arrangements are made. MINIMUM HIRE PERIOD IS 7 DAYS - During peak months Dec till March min hire can be 21 days for some models

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All drivers must be 25 years of age or older and hold a current valid drivers licence, to be produced at the start of the hire An international or approved overseas licence is acceptable. No special licence is required to drive Walkabout motorhomes in New Zealand. PLEASE NOTE : NZ Laws are Drivers Licences must be in English.

A compulsory insurance charge of NZ$20.00 per day covers your hire vehicle for windscreen breakage and Flat Tyres and public liability insurance The hirer is liable to pay a bond which is compulsory in the event of an accident or damage done to the vehicle.PLEASE NOTE you are advised to arrange your own insurance to cover your own personal possessions (not covered in this insurance).

All hirers are subject to a bond , between $2000 and $3000 (depending on vehicle - new vehicles will have a bond of NZ$ 3000) including GST , which is payable 48 hours before the hire and can be paid by cash or credit card. The bond is

Bond is FULLY REFUNDABLE providing the vehicle has not been in an accident or damaged in any way and is clean and tidy , waste tanks emptied and the fuel tank is full upon return. No refunds can be given for any unused portion of your holiday. Pets & Skis are not permitted in any vehicles.

A deposit (GST incl) is required to secure a booking
A full refund is available for more than 35 days prior to commencement date. Full payment for the balance of hire charges must be made to Walkabout 30 days before hire commences.

Cancellation fees will apply as follows
29-39 days minimum 50% of deposit paid
20-28 Days 25% of full reservation cost
10-19 Days 50% of total reservation cost.
1-9 Days 75% of total reservation cost.

All vehicles will be delivered to airport or Hotels for your convenience


One way rentals are available at no extra charge if the commencement of the hire is Auckland and finish in Christchurch, or start in Christchurch and finish in Auckland and the minimum rental period is 21 days. (Excludes specials advertised )

In the event of any unforeseen circumstances or breakdowns Walkabout Motorhome Rentals (NZ) Ltd will only be liable for up to the maximum amount of your daily hire

ALL Vehicles can only be driven on sealed/bitumen roads, Vehicles are not permitted on the following roads:
Ninety mile beach (Northland)
Skippers rd (Queenstown)
North of Colville township (Coromandel peninsula)
Vehicles are not permitted on ski roads

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT – to be booked at time of reservation:
4 str picnic table = NZ$22.00 per rental
Colour TV (3 berths) = NZ$65.00 per rental
Child /booster seat = NZ$30.00 per rental
Picnic chair = NZ$11.00 per rental
Chemical toilet (3 berths) = NZ$35 per rental

Plates, bowls, mugs, cutlery, bottle and can opener, cooking utensils, mixing bowls ice cube tray, chopping board, kettle, frying pan, saucepans, teapot, toaster,dishcloth, microwave cookware, bucket, hose, dustpan and brush, pegs, pillows and pillowcases sheets and duvets , towels and tea towels, toilet paper, toilet chemicals, gas lighter, and fire extinguisher, also a full LPG gas bottle.