The driving licence requirements in Tonga state that you must have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence. Upon arrival in Tonga you will need to purchase a local driver's license from the nearest police station. This can be collected after you have your Tonga car hire and the depot staff will advise you where to purchase one from. The cost is approx TOP 18.
If you would like to hire a car in Tonga you must be 21 years of age and have held it for one year.
Nukunuku to Pea - 9kms
Tokomololo to Vaini - 7kms
General Tonga driving information, laws rules and regulations:
Driving in Tonga is on the left hand side of the road.
Seat belts when driving a hire car in Tonga are mandatory.
Tonga has no traffic lights, so be careful when approaching junctions.
Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid drivers licence, registration documents and insurance documents.
Petrol stations in Tonga are generally found in the main villages, such as; Tongatapu.
There are no tolls in Tonga.
When parking your hire car in Tongatapu the main point to remember is that you do not obstruct the flow of traffic. Most hotels will have private parking, It's best to check with your hotel before you arrive for further Tonga parking information.
When you hire a car it is important that you've looked through the above Tonga driving information, rules and regulations to ensure you have the safest possible journey.
*Rates shown are per day, based upon a 7-day car hire. Taxes and additional surcharges may apply.