*We Do Not Charge Diesel Tax
*We Do NOT charge credit card fees
*No Charge for additional drivers
*Free Delivery to Airports & Hotels
*All living equipment
*Free outdoor table & chairs for all 4 & 6 berth motorhomes
*Free colour tv all 4 & 6 berth motorhomes
*Complimentary road maps
*Freephone roadside assisstance
DAILY HIRE CHARGES
The daily hire charges include unlimited kilometres and GST (12.5%) 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 14 DAYS - During peak months Dec till April min hire can be 18 days for some models .please email us to check availibility .One way hires normally 21 days .
DRIVERS REQUIREMENTS AND LICENCE
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. If vehicle driven recklessly walkabout has right to impound vehicle at any time .
Vehicles involved in accident where hirer is driving dangeroulsy and damage to vehicle occurs -no refunds for unused days , if hirer not at fault then walkabout will endeavour to get you back on the road the best that they can .
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 Vehicle Security Deposit from NZ$2000.00 including GST for Mitsubishi Motorhomes and ($3500 Bond for all Fiat Campervans ) which is payable 72 hours before the hire and can be paid by credit card any currency fluctuations are not the responsibility of Walkabout Rentals .The 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. Please allow 2 days for vehicle return for bond refund. No refunds can be given for any unused portion of your holiday. Pets & Surfboards are not permitted in any vehicles.
Before travelling It is Important to arrange Travel Insurance. Walkabout can arrange for you on this website full travel insurance at a discounted rate , for your one stop travel shop .This also covers the vehicle security Deposit up to $6000.00 in the event you need to make a claim .Which works out far cheaper than paying Bond Waiver Insurance thru rental companies .This is a waste of money, as most claims are for windscreens , which you are covered for in the daily compulsory rate .
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A deposit of NZ $500.00 (GST incl ) is required to secure a booking. A full refund is available for more than 31 days prior to commencement date. Full payment for the balance of hire charges must be made to Walkabout 30 days before hire commences. Days before hire .
The deposit is non-refundable between 32 to 42 days . In addition to forfeiting your deposit, the following charges will apply:
32-42 days: no further charge
23-31 Days 25% of total reservation cost.
13-22 Days -50% of total reservation cost.
1-12 Days -No Refund
There is no refund for late pick up or early return of vehicle - no exceptions
The remaining balance can be paid either by cc on file , or you are able to transfer directly to our bank account as follows :
Acc Name - Walkabout Motorhome Rentals (NZ) Ltd
Swift Code- BK NZ NZ 22100
Account No - 020152 0182552.00
(BOOKING NUMBER AND NAME MUST BE QUOTED AS REFERENCE )
All vehicles will be delivered to airport or Hotels for your convenience
ALL VEHICLES ARE NON SMOKING
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ONE WAY RENTALS
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 and signed rental contracts ) Pick up Auckland and drop of Wellington for 21 days with a $490 relocation fee . Pick Up Christchurch drop of Wellington for 21 days with a relocation fee of $690 - (these rates are subject to change without notice)
In the event of any unforseen circumstances or breakdowns. Walkabout Motorhome Rentals (NZ) Ltd ,can 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
To be booked at time of reservation:
- 4 str picnic table = NZ$22.00 per rental
- child /booster seat = NZ$35.00 per rental
- Picnic chairs = NZ$11.00 per rental
EQUIPMENT SUPPLIED IN YOUR MOTORHOME 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.