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Car Rental Nelson Airport

Nelson Lakes National Park New Zealand

Car Rental Nelson Airport: organize a rental search, get information from the car rental reviews and then book one of the car rental deals! Make most of the discounts offered and enjoy every minute of your trip to Nelson, New Zealand!

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Take your time to go through AirportCarRental365.com website and read the car rental tips. This will help you pick the best holiday car hire from Nelson Airport and to enjoy your stay in New Zealand!

A beautiful coastal city, Nelson is also the second oldest settlement in New Zealand, as well as the oldest one in South Island. Placed on a region called Nelson Tasman also known as ‘Top of the South’, the city is set amidst marvelous scenery. The settlement is divided into five geographic areas: the urban zones of Nelson and Richmond, the coastline of Abel Tasman National Park, the alpine lakes close to St Arnaud, the national parks Kahurangi and Abel Tasman, and the highways of Motueka, Mapua, and Moutere.

 

A city of cultural and economic importance, Nelson is a fantastic place for enjoying different cultural events, for shopping and for dining out. It is a city with abundance of beaches, parks, rivers. Further to that Nelson city is the sunniest settlement in New Zealand, with more than 2500 hours of sunshine each year.

 

Arriving at Nelson Airport

Nelson Airport is among the busiest in New Zealand, home to Air New Zealand and Sounds Air carriers. Regular flights are available to and from the cities of Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, etc. Nelson Airport is positioned in the southwestern part of the city, handling 90 aircraft flights each day on the average, including many domestic flights and a great number of regular flights.

 

The air hub operates with one airport terminal that features all facilities that might be needed by the travelers such as ATM machines, information desks and onsite offices of the major car rental companies for airport rental. As the city of Nelson is quite vast and there is plenty to be seen in and around the city, that is best to be done by renting a car. The car rental companies that the airportcarrental365 is working with offer very tempting car rental deals.

 

Driving in Nelson

Driving in New Zealand, and now in Nelson in particular, is stress free in general and is the best way for the travelers to see more of this beautiful country. These are some important things that the drivers of vehicle rental in Nelson should know:

  • The road measurements in New Zealand are metric.
  • Driving is on the left side of the road.
  • The average travel speed is around 50-70 km/h. There is a 50 km/h speed limit, which applies when there are street lights or other indications.
  • Home country driver’s licenses are accepted.
  • The regulatory signs should be obeyed.
  • The peak jams are around 8 am and 5 pm.
  • Drinking and driving is not allowed. The police in New Zealand strictly applies the alcohol limits for drivers – 0.05 for drivers over 20, 0.0 for drivers under 20.
  • The wearing of seatbelts in cars and in vans is compulsory.

 

Things to Do & See in Nelson

Nelson is a beautiful city, which is large in size and is best to be explored by one of the available car rental deals. The must-see places include:

  • WOW The World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars – this is a museum of the fashion show held in Trafalgar Centre each September until 2004. Here visitors can see some of the most bizarre fashions made of different materials.
  • Christ Church Cathedral Nelson – an impressive site with Sunday Eucharist and Evensong services, usually with choir.
  • Suter Art Gallery – a gallery featuring an interesting collection of works from several 19th century artists including Gully, Lindauer and Van der Velden.
  • Tahunanui Beach – beautiful and very save family beaches in New Zealand.
  • Natureland – small but nice zoo, ideal for kids, home to monkeys, wallabies, meerkats, llamas, otters, a small aviary, etc.
  • Founders Park – several historic buildings with interesting historical displays, an organic brewery and café, a craft bakery, and a chocolate shop, etc.

 

Things to Do & See in Nelson

Nelson is a beautiful city, which is large in size and is best to be explored by one of the available car rental deals. The must-see places include:

  • WOW The World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars – this is a museum of the fashion show held in Trafalgar Centre each September until 2004. Here visitors can see some of the most bizarre fashions made of different materials.
  • Christ Church Cathedral Nelson – an impressive site with Sunday Eucharist and Evensong services, usually with choir.
  • Suter Art Gallery – a gallery featuring an interesting collection of works from several 19th century artists including Gully, Lindauer and Van der Velden.
  • Tahunanui Beach – beautiful and very save family beaches in New Zealand.
  • Natureland – small but nice zoo, ideal for kids, home to monkeys, wallabies, meerkats, llamas, otters, a small aviary, etc.
  • Founders Park – several historic buildings with interesting historical displays, an organic brewery and café, a craft bakery, and a chocolate shop, etc.

 

Visiting New Zealand? You can also use the car rental services at Auckland Airport or Christchurch Airport.