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New Zealand international travel guide in November 2023

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New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

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New Zealand is part of Oceania with main city at Wellington. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 11.56 ยฐC in New Zealand with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 130.61 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in New Zealand. Internet speed in New Zealand is on average 9.3 Mbps. In New Zealand you drive on the left side. Its Developed country with a population of 5M people. The main currency is New Zealand Dollar. The languages spoken are English and Mฤori. Automatic teller machines are very common in New Zealand. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~11.56 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~130.61 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 5M people

New Zealand Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions
The State of Emergency in Auckland has ended. There's still a National Transition Period in place covering Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Tairฤwhiti and Hawke's Bay regions and the Tararua, Masterton, Carterton and South Waikato districts following Cyclone Gabrielle. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in New Zealand.
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New Zealand Weather

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New Zealand Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

New Zealand uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type I.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English and Mฤori

Money in New Zealand

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

New Zealand uses the New Zealand dollar (symbol: $), code NZD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 dollars and 50, 20 and 10 cents.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in New Zealand. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in New Zealand. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small โ€˜extraโ€™ tip.

Calling in New Zealand

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in New Zealand is on average 9.3 Mbps. WiFi coverage in New Zealand is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 36.40 NZD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: 2degrees (2ยฐ), Spark or Vodafone. New Zealand uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in New Zealand upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call New Zealand, dial +, then 64 (the country code for New Zealand), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within New Zealand, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 3 .

Driving in New Zealand

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In New Zealand you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 30-60 km/h (18-37 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on undivided highways.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Fire department

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