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Auckland, New Zealand
14 Apr — 21 Apr
Auckland, New Zealand
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Car hire insight and trends in Auckland

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Auckland

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Auckland?

The cheapest car hire in Auckland are generally found through Right Cars. When booking with Right Cars, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as $4/day. The average price to hire a car in Auckland is $33/day.

What car hire company in Auckland has the most locations?

Sunnycars has the most locations of any car hire company in Auckland, with 8 locations.

What car do most people hire in Auckland?

Toyota Corolla hire and Toyota RAV4 hire in Auckland are the two most popular car models, according to our data. Toyota Corolla hire prices in Auckland can vary depending on what company you hire from, but our users have found that prices average $73/day and can be as low as $17/day. Toyota RAV4 hire prices can also vary, but tend to average $90/day, with the cheapest deals as low as $18/day.

Best deals found for Auckland car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Auckland
Economy$15/day
Compact$15/day
Intermediate$17/day
SUV$22/day
People mover$45/day
Full-size SUV$55/day
Passenger van$38/day
Premium SUV$47/day
Supplier choice$18/day
Intermediate SUV$28/day
Standard SUV$32/day
Compact SUV$37/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Auckland car hire

One of the most iconic landmarks for hiring a car in Auckland is the Sky Tower. The view from the top of this tower is quite simply amazing. There is a casino as well as several food and beverage options at this location. If you are a wildlife lover, make the drive in rental cars in Auckland to the Auckland Zoo. Not only is this zoo home to many different plant and animal species, but it specializes in animal life found in New Zealand. The main route for a luxury car rental in Auckland from north to south through the Auckland area is Highway 1. Highway 20 also makes the trip from north to south and connects back to Highway 1 on the north and south end of the city. To travel west of the city, you will travel on Highway 16. While the city of Auckland is rather spread out, parking in the central area can be quite difficult as spots can be hard to find or are quite expensive. With over 10 car hire locations in Auckland, including several at the airport, renting a car is quite easy.

Is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Auckland, New Zealand?

Like most major cities you will visit around the world, driving for hiring a car in Auckland can be difficult during both morning and evening rush hours, especially on Highway 1. It can also be difficult to get into or out of the central area during these times as well as on weekends. A great place to visit in cheap hired cars in Auckland that is not far from the center of Auckland is the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park. This amazing green space has awesome waterfront views as well as several hiking and walking trails. If you are someone that likes to hit the course, the Maramarua Golf Club is just a short drive in a cheap car rental to the southeast of the center of the city. Parts of the central area of Auckland are walkable, yet the city itself and the surrounding countryside are rather spread out, meaning you will certainly need a car to really explore this amazing area.

What laws should I keep in mind while driving in Auckland, New Zealand?

The first thing that you'll notice as a visitor from the United States utilizing hired cars in Auckland, New Zealand, is that you’ll drive on the left side of the road. A great way to remember this is that when you are driving your car, you always want to be sitting in the center of the road. Because of the terrain that New Zealand offers, you may find the roads are often hilly and narrow with a lot of sharp corners. Once you make the trip out of the city in Auckland car rentals, you may find that there are very few highways and most of the roads will be single lanes in each direction. In New Zealand, all passengers in a car must be wearing a seatbelt, and children that are under seven years old must be in an approved child restraint seat. The limit for alcohol in your system in New Zealand is 0.05%. For the most up-to-date and detailed information regarding driving laws in New Zealand, it is best to contact the local motor vehicle department.

Will I need a special driving license or permit to drive a rental car in Auckland, New Zealand, if I’m visiting from another country?

For drivers from the United States that want an electric car rental in Auckland, New Zealand, you will need to bring your current valid driving license. The license must be in the English language and must contain your photograph. You cannot use a temporary or digital license to rent a car in Auckland. When you rent a car in New Zealand, you agree and understand to uphold the rules of driving.


Auckland car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Auckland that's right for you

Small cars

$38 - $110

All Car Types

$61 - $153

The average price of a small car hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $60. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Auckland, New Zealand is in May. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just $38 per day. A small car rental is typically 33% less expensive than the average rental car in Auckland. The average price of a vehicle hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Auckland small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $83. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Auckland, New Zealand is in May. The price is 41% lower than the rest of the year at just $50 per day. A medium car rental is typically 6% less expensive than the average rental car in Auckland. The average price of a vehicle hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Auckland medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $129. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Auckland, New Zealand is in August. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just $101 per day. A large car rental is typically 32% more expensive than the average rental car in Auckland. The average price of a vehicle hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $92. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Auckland, New Zealand is in May. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $64 per day. A SUV rental is typically 4% more expensive than the average rental car in Auckland. The average price of a vehicle hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Auckland SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $137. The cheapest time to hire a van in Auckland, New Zealand is in August. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just $88 per day. A van rental is typically 36% more expensive than the average rental car in Auckland. The average price of a vehicle hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Auckland van hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a pickup truck hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $136. The cheapest time to hire a pickup truck in Auckland, New Zealand is in May. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just $104 per day. A pickup truck rental is typically 36% more expensive than the average rental car in Auckland. The average price of a vehicle hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $125. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Auckland, New Zealand is in June. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just $93 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 30% more expensive than the average rental car in Auckland. The average price of a vehicle hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$15/day

21 May - 2 Jun
Kia Picanto
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$15/day

26 May - 14 Jun
Hyundai Accent

Auckland car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Auckland

Avis

9.2
Wonderful
17 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

9.5

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.6

Snap Rentals

8.7
Very Good
4 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.5

Budget

8.3
Very Good
16 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.8

Hertz

8.3
Very Good
27 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.2

Ace Rental Cars

8.0
Very Good
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

8.2

Thrifty

7.7
Good
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

8.0

Dollar

7.0
Good
7 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.0

Bargain Car Rentals

7 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Auckland

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Auckland

Most Popular Agency

Autounion Car Rental

Popular Car Types

Compact, SUV, Economy

Cheapest Hire Car

$26

Most Popular Model

Toyota Corolla
The most popular Auckland car hire agency found on momondo this month is Autounion Car Rental. Other top choices for car hire companies are New Zealand Discount Car Rentals and Mode Car & Camper Rentals
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Auckland in the past 72 hours: Compact, SUV, Economy.
The lowest price for a car hire in Auckland is $26/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $63/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Auckland in the past 7 days is the Toyota Corolla. Our users also prefer the Toyota RAV4 as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Auckland

Nearby attractions:

Mt. Smart Stadium10.0 km
Avondale Sunday Market14.8 km
Eden Park Stadium14.9 km
Eden Park14.9 km
Myers Park16.8 km

Nearby attractions:

Mt. Smart Stadium114.8 km
Eden Park Stadium121.7 km
Eden Park121.7 km
Avondale Sunday Market121.8 km
Myers Park123.0 km

Nearby attractions:

Mt. Smart Stadium148.2 km
Albert Park155.8 km
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki155.9 km
Eden Park155.9 km
Eden Park Stadium155.9 km

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Auckland

Below are the most popular hotels in Auckland
Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group

Cordis, Auckland by Langham Hospitality Group

83 Symonds Street, Box 2771, Auckland, New Zealand

1.5 km from city centre

Grand Millennium Auckland

Grand Millennium Auckland

71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland, New Zealand

1.0 km from city centre

Ibis Budget Auckland Airport

Ibis Budget Auckland Airport

2 Leonard Isitt Drive, Auckland, New Zealand

17.2 km from city centre

Novotel Auckland Airport

Novotel Auckland Airport

Ray Emery Drive, Auckland, New Zealand

17.8 km from city centre

Skycity Hotel Auckland

Skycity Hotel Auckland

Corner Victoria And Federal Streets, Auckland, New Zealand

0.5 km from city centre

Holiday Inn Express Auckland City Centre

Holiday Inn Express Auckland City Centre

Corner Wyndham & Albert Streets, Auckland, New Zealand

0.3 km from city centre

Hilton Auckland

Hilton Auckland

Princes Wharf 147 Quay Street, Auckland, New Zealand

0.5 km from city centre

Park Hyatt Auckland

Park Hyatt Auckland

99 Halsey Street, Auckland, New Zealand

0.8 km from city centre

Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments

Pullman Auckland Hotel & Apartments

6 Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand

0.5 km from city centre

M Social Auckland

M Social Auckland

196-200 Quay Street, Auckland, New Zealand

0.3 km from city centre

The Grand by SkyCity

The Grand by SkyCity

90 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand

0.6 km from city centre

Crowne Plaza Auckland

Crowne Plaza Auckland

128 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand

0.6 km from city centre

Roomie Apartment Hotel

Roomie Apartment Hotel

7 Layard Street, Auckland, New Zealand

8.2 km from city centre

JW Marriott Auckland

JW Marriott Auckland

22-26 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand

0.1 km from city centre

Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers

Surf 'N' Snow Backpackers

102 Albert Street, Auckland, New Zealand

0.5 km from city centre

QT Auckland

QT Auckland

4 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand

0.6 km from city centre

The Parnell Hotel & Conference Centre

The Parnell Hotel & Conference Centre

20 Gladstone Road, Auckland, New Zealand

2.2 km from city centre

Imagine Beach Road

Imagine Beach Road

31 Beach Road, Auckland, New Zealand

0.6 km from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Auckland - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Auckland so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in Auckland, New Zealand in May?

For May in Auckland, the average price from these searches for a weekend hire was $72 - but some users found deals as low as $18. Users looking for a one-week hire in Auckland for May saw an average deal of $58 - but quotes as low as $17 were available depending on dates and car options.

Is there a fee to cancel my Auckland, New Zealand car hire?

Every car hire company in Auckland has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car hire search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car hire companies in Auckland include Bargain Rental Cars, Yes Rentals, and Avis, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

What is the best type of car to hire in Auckland during May?

We recommend hiring an Economy car when visiting Auckland during the month of May. While an Economy car doesn’t handle ice and snow very well, it is an ideal car for mild temperatures and rain. In May, Auckland experiences temperatures averaging 12 °C and 120 mm of precipitation - ideal conditions for renting an Economy car. Hiring a Economy in Auckland will cost you $18/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Auckland, New Zealand?

When you hire a car in Auckland, you should abide by the city’s 50 km/h speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Auckland are 100 km/h and 110 km/h, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within Auckland.

What car hire company has the Mitsubishi ASX in Auckland?

What is the weather like in Auckland, New Zealand in April?

In April, Auckland usually gets 90 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 16 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at hire cars in Auckland as it can help you make the best decision.

Is the weather in Auckland similar to the rest of Auckland?

If you’re looking for a Auckland hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of April it’s important to know that the rest of Auckland typically has a temperature of 16 °C and will usually expect 90 mm of precipitation.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Auckland?

Prices for cars in Auckland refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Auckland?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Auckland?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Auckland. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen hire company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Auckland?

To hire a car in Auckland, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Auckland?

Choosing momondo to search for car hire in Auckland makes sense because it is quick and free of charge. We find all the rental car hire prices and policies, you simply choose what works best for you and your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Auckland?

momondo makes it easier for you to find great car hire in Auckland, by allowing you to refine your search with numerous filtering options. You can narrow your selection by looking at price, car type, location and more.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Auckland with free cancellation?

Free cancellation is a policy that can be filtered on momondo car hire searches for Auckland and all other locations. Availability may vary by location.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Auckland on momondo?

Yes, momondo has a filter for fair fuel policies on car hire in Auckland.

Can I find a car hire in Auckland which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car hire locations on momondo including Auckland.

Can I search for car hire in Auckland with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, momondo is capable of showing unlimited mileage car hire options in Auckland.


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