Not all RVs are suitable for all driving situations, so it’s important the right RV is chosen for the travel planned. thl, at its discretion, may restrict RV travel in certain areas due to adverse road or weather conditions, and the distance to nominated destinations in relation to the length of the rental period. If applicable, any further restrictions will be mentioned at pick-up. Guests are encouraged to contact On-Road Assist on 0800 788 558 if they have any concerns regarding road accessibility.

For the safety of guests, the following travel restrictions are in place:

  • All RVs can only be driven on sealed/bitumen roads. The only exception to this is well-maintained access roads less than 12 kilometres long which lead to recognised commercial campgrounds and major tourist attraction or loose road surface on any major ski field access roads or any recognised campground access road less than 12 kilometres in length.

  • No RV shall be driven on: 
    • All ski field access roads from 01 June to 31 October
    • Skippers Road (Queenstown)
    • The Crown Range Road/Cardrona Valley Road
    • Ninety Mile Beach (Northland)
    • Wanaka – Mt Aspiring Road beyond exit to Treble Cone
    • Ball Hut Road (Mt. Cook) and 
    • North of Colville and Waikawau Township (Coromandel Peninsula).

Guests who travel to restricted areas without permission may void the liability option in the event of damage or accident.