Amazing NZ Winter Locations to Explore in Your Rental Car

June 15, 2022 Blog

In New Zealand, winter is full of snow-capped mountains, hot tubs, and cosy chateaus, as well as moody landscapes.  Hiking tracks are ideal in winter on many popular trails. Many tracks in the North Island are snow-free all year round, so you can still enjoy the great outdoors.  Natural hot pools around the North Island […] full post

Rental Car Comparison: A Breakdown

May 30, 2022 Blog

Travelling in Auckland, New Zealand and not sure what car or vehicle to rent? Are you having trouble finding the perfect car or SUV rental to match your taste and personality? Luckily, Shore Rentals is here to help and break down our rental vehicle fleet in detail to help you make the best decision for your […] full post

What to do if you have an accident in your rental car

May 4, 2022 Blog

Sometimes accidents are unavoidable, and can be especially stressful when it happens in a car rental. We go over the clear steps you should take in the event of a crash. Check if everyone is safe If you’re in a vehicle, make sure everyone is ok before you do anything else. Inspect the surrounding area […] full post

How a Long-Term Car Rental Can Save You Money

April 21, 2022 Blog

A long-term car rental is the perfect solution if you do not want to buy a new car, need a temporary car for work, or are on holiday for an extended period of time. Renting a car long term can also be more cost-effective than purchasing a newer model vehicle outright.  How does long term […] full post

How Rental Car Insurance Works

April 12, 2022 Blog

There can be a lot of confusion around additional costs to reduce the rental excess, also known as “accident excess reduction” (AER), and how it differs from the insurance for your own car. What Insurance options do we offer? During your rental car booking process, you’ll notice that you have two options for insurance. Basic […] full post

The Best Rental Cars for a Family Holiday

March 22, 2022 Blog

When planning your next vacation, it can be overwhelming to pick a family-friendly rental car. You will want to make sure your car has enough room for your whole family plus your luggage, also check to see if you can get a child or baby seat. We believe our large and mid-sized SUVs are the […] full post

The Ultimate New Zealand North Island Road Trip

March 4, 2022 Blog

White sandy beaches, ancient volcanoes, geothermal hot springs, and plenty more breathtaking landscapes are scattered across New Zealand’s North Island. So, we’ve created the ultimate North Island road trip guide to help you discover the stunning scenery and hidden treasures before summer slips away! Waiheke Island Before you leave Auckland, load up your rental car […] full post

10 free things to do in Auckland

January 20, 2022 Blog

We all love a freebie, and there are plenty of activities to enjoy in Auckland that don’t cost a thing. We have rounded up the 10 best things you can do for free in Auckland, all you need is your rental car to get there. Don’t forget you can book a car online in advance […] full post

Best 7 Hot Pools in New Zealand’s North Island

January 14, 2022 Blog

In New Zealand, hot springs were traditionally used for cooking, bathing, and for preparing flax for weaving. As a source of minerals with medicinal properties, the water can treat aches, pains, and promote relaxation. The majority of these hot springs are located around the central plateau area which makes a great roadtrip. Spend some time […] full post

8 Best Regional Parks in Auckland

November 16, 2021 Blog

In Auckland, there are 28 regional parks that offer views of the rural, urban, or rainforest outlooks. You can enjoy the views of the surrounding area on top of a hill or along one of our golden-sand beaches. So pack up a picnic, bring some bikes for the kids, and go hiking. The following are […] full post