The average price of fuel in Taupo is R128,27 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 539 and R2 052, depending on the car size.
Standard (Mitsubishi Outlander or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Taupo.
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A Standard car hire in Taupo costs R1 337 per day, on average.
An Economy car hire in Taupo costs R1 494 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Taupo costs R1 683 per day, on average.
When hiring a car from the vehicle hires in Taupo to move around the city, consider hiring a compact SUV or mid-size car as the vehicle is versatile, offers ample space, and is suitable for manoeuvring the city streets. Taupo experiences frequent weather changes, which may affect road conditions at any time, especially in mountainous regions. Hiring a compact SUV will enable you to run through different road conditions, including icy conditions.
The speed limit in Taupo is 50 km/h (30 mph) in urban areas, including local roads and residential areas, 100 km/h (60 mph) on open roads, and 40 km/h (25 mph) in school zones. Check for speed limit signage along the streets, as they may change over time, and some areas may have lower speed limits. The city has speed cameras in various locations, including high-risk areas like school zones and areas prone to accidents. Also, it has police patrols checking for speeding around the city. Ensure you drive within the set speed limits in the city to avoid possible fines.
You can either find free car parks or paid parking spaces in Taupo. To save money, consider free car parks, including Lake Terrace, residential streets, Taupo Event Centres, Reid’s Farm Reserve, Spa Park, Taupo Museum and Riverside Park. Paid car parks in the city include Heuheu Street Car Park, Control Gates Car Park, Ferry Road Car Park, Redoubt Street Car Park, and Story Place Car Park. The cost of parking in Taupo ranges from about 1 NZD (0.5 GBP) to 3 NZD (1.5 GBP) per hour for street parking, 2 NZD (1GBP) to 4 NZD (2 GBP) per hour for car parks, and 10 NZD (4.8 GBP) to 20 NZD (10 GBP) for long-term parking, including daily charge or longer.
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