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Hire cars - are we crazy

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Hire cars - are we crazy

Where is a good place to hire cars from (not the international chains).

We are planning to drive from Nadi to Wananavu up on the Sunshine coast. Is this a good idea? Any horror stories? What are the legal issues (drivers licence etc).

Wellington, New...
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1. Re: Hire cars - are we crazy

We've used Sharmas in the past with no problems. Remember to check the car carefully with them before you go and note any damage though. Driving is not too hard, you may be sharing the road with cane trucks on that route - stay clear, and local drivers have a reputation! Speed limit is 80kph on open road but I'd stay under that, remember going through villages it drops right down. Watch out for stock and people walking and you should be fine.

Take your drivers licence with you, they will accept that.

Bellingen, Australia
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YOu will probably find it cheaper to pay for the resort to pick you up. The roads are shocking, lot of pot holes and the speed limits vary, the local drivers driving skills leave a lot to be desired.

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bula

Wananavu have free pick up with some of there packages it may be best to use that if it is available on your deal as it is just like having a guide they stop on the way at the markets and towns along the way to have break and do some shopping and take photos if you want, then heir a car at RakiRaki email Ben or Rachel at Wananavu and ask if they can recommend a local heir car company Wananavu is one of the best resorts we have stayed at in Fiji and i am positive that they will be only to happy help

Dave

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