Top 10 Things to do in North Auckland

1. Go Shopping  With more than 400 shops, Takapuna is one of the main shopping destinations on Auckland’s North Shore. Hop into your rental car and you’ll find shops that sell beachwear, décor, clothing, footwear, gifts and home décor.  In Takapuna head along to the main strip Hurstmere Road and nearby Shore City Mall. Go […] full post

Is Driving in New Zealand Safe?

Yes, driving in New Zealand is safe and enjoyable if you familiarise yourself with our road rules first. If you are planning a driving holiday in New Zealand there are some important things you need to know before you start.  Can I drive with an International Drivers Licence?  You need to have a full valid […] full post

How to Rent a Car in Auckland

Renting a car in Auckland is easy and is a great option for getting around when and where you want. Make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment, especially during the Summer season by making a booking online or calling ahead. Also, the longer you hire, the less the daily rate will be. Simply […] full post

Where Are the Best Places to Park in Auckland?

Find Parking  The two main parking providers in Auckland are Auckland Transport (AT) and Wilson Parking. Both also have apps which help you find and pay for carparks from your phone.  Auckland Transport’s AT Park app allows you to pay for parking in on-street paid parking areas and Auckland Transport off-street car parks. This app […] full post

6 Best Things To Do Around Takapuna

Takapuna on Auckland’s North Shore is well known for its beautiful beach, endless eateries, trendy shops, rich history, and a relaxed vibe. When you rent a car at North Shore Rentals be sure to check out these top 6 best things to do in and around Takapuna. 1. Visit Takapuna beach  Ever popular with beachgoers, dog […] full post

10 Great Day Trips from Auckland

Waitomo  The Waitomo caves are one of New Zealand’s most famous natural attractions. Take a beautiful drive in your rental car to see these amazing caves, which are 30 million years old and are part of the Waitomo Caves system, that includes the Ruakuri Cave and the Aranui Cave (each cave has its own history).  […] full post