Distance: 80 km - Drive time: 1hr 20min
Both the BMW i3 and Hyundai Ioniq have a 200km range, however with the heater/AC running we suggest you plan to charge along the way or in Akaroa. We recommend you book a Hyundai Ioniq for longer trips.
CHARGING STATION ON THE WAY:
30km - Little River Car Park, 4235A Christchurch Akaroa Rd | Free AC Charger & Charge Net DC Fast Charger – Costs apply
CHARGING IN AKAROA:
80km - Jubilee Park, Rue Brittan, Akaroa | Free AC Charger
Use Yoogo Share Access card to activate. Close to Akaroa main shops with cafes & restaurants.
81km - Beach Rd Car Park, 49 Beach Rd | Free AC Charger
Use Yoogo Share Access card to activate. Great fish & chips at Akaroa Fish and Chips:
Please note: Public charging units require a BYO charging cable - Always make sure there are 2 cables in the boot of the car before departing: 1x Type 2 to Type 2 cable & 1x Type 2 to 3-pin cable
HANDY THINGS TO KNOW
Charge Net is a paid public charger network – join at www.chargenet.co.nz
Yoogo Share cars are Type 2, on chargers this is the CCS/SAE plugs (No commando or chademo capability)
DC Fast Chargers (orange icon) take approx. 20mins to charge to 80%
AC Chargers (green icon) take approx. 3hrs to charge to 80%
Download the PlugShare app to locate live information of chargers enroute
The Yoogo Share Access card allows you to access the Orion Free chargers in Canterbury
Free chargers are often busy. If they are un-occupied, it is always a good idea to top up.
BEFORE YOU LEAVE
Complete your usual vehicle check for damage and cleanliness
Check the boot, there should be 2 charging cables
Check the kms, if the car doesn’t have around 200km when you get in, feel free to call us and we will move you to one with more charge
If you have any queries please call us on 0800 GO SHARE (0800 46 74273), we are here to make your trip an enjoyable one.
Once you have completed your trip if there is anything you feel we have missed in this information please let us know, firstname.lastname@example.org We’d love to know your thoughts on which café makes the best coffee closest to the DC charger.
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