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Old 07-02-2022, 07:49 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Taylor95 View Post
New Zealand definitely has some dangerous roads. I remember one narrow road where the edge was met by a cliff- with no guardrail! Another time I was driving on a windy road at night on the south island that was probably my wordt driving experience. It was so windy that I could not go faster than 15 mph, and with each turn I felt like I was going to drive off the road. And then there were some things that were a bit annoying, like one-way bridges. Be careful out there!

What are fuel prices there like compared to where you left?
This mirrors my experience so far. It's jaw-droppingly beautiful though. The pictures don't remotely capture it.

My last fill here was almost exactly $10USD per gallon for premium. My last fill in Minnesota was something like $5.40 for premium.

I'd wager the average vehicle here gets maybe 1.5x the fuel economy of the average in the US.
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