Car Hire in New Zealand

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 Jul — 8 Jul
Same drop-off
Auckland, New Zealand
Fri 1/7
Noon
Fri 8/7
Noon
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Best deals found for New Zealand car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in New Zealand
Opel Combo
or similar Passenger van
Up to 5 passengers

$22/day

10 Jul - 18 Jul
Opel Combo
Land Rover Defender
or similar Premium SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$64/day

24 Jul - 26 Jul
Land Rover Defender
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$34/day

6 Aug - 11 Aug
Nissan Kicks
Toyota Rush
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$36/day

26 Aug - 30 Aug
Toyota Rush
Toyota Rush
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$29/day

6 Aug - 11 Aug
Toyota Rush
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$28/day

2 Jul - 14 Jul
Toyota Fortuner
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$16/day

25 Jul - 30 Aug
Hyundai Accent
Renault Duster
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$18/day

4 Sep - 25 Sep
Renault Duster
Chevrolet Caprice
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

$26/day

5 Aug - 22 Aug
Chevrolet Caprice

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Small cars

$39 - $58

All Car Types

$58 - $107

The average price of a Small hire in New Zealand is $46. The cheapest time to hire a Small in New Zealand is in March. The price is 16% lower than the rest of the year at just $39 per day. A Small hire is typically 41% less expensive than the average car hire in New Zealand. The average price of a car hire in New Zealand 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 New Zealand Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in New Zealand is $59. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in New Zealand is in August. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just $48 per day. A Medium hire is typically 24% less expensive than the average car hire in New Zealand. The average price of a car hire in New Zealand 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 New Zealand Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in New Zealand is $83. The cheapest time to hire a Large in New Zealand is in August. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $61 per day. A Large hire is typically 9% more expensive than the average car hire in New Zealand. The average price of a car hire in New Zealand 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 New Zealand Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in New Zealand is $72. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in New Zealand is in October. The price is 19% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A SUV hire is typically 7% less expensive than the average car hire in New Zealand. The average price of a car hire in New Zealand 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 New Zealand SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in New Zealand is $80. The cheapest time to hire a Van in New Zealand is in August. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just $55 per day. A Van hire is typically 4% more expensive than the average car hire in New Zealand. The average price of a car hire in New Zealand 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 New Zealand Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Pickup truck hire in New Zealand is $122. The cheapest time to hire a Pickup truck in New Zealand is in February. The price is 54% lower than the rest of the year at just $57 per day. A Pickup truck hire is typically 38% more expensive than the average car hire in New Zealand. The average price of a car hire in New Zealand 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 hire in New Zealand is $80. The cheapest time to hire a Luxury in New Zealand is in February. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just $50 per day. A Luxury hire is typically 4% more expensive than the average car hire in New Zealand. The average price of a car hire in New Zealand can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Daihatsu Sirion
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$13/day

1 Sep - 30 Sep
Daihatsu Sirion
Hyundai Accent
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$16/day

25 Jul - 30 Aug
Hyundai Accent

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Avondale Sunday Market14.8 km
Myers Park16.8 km
Takapuna Beach23.8 km
Karekare Beach27.2 km

Nearby attractions:

Horncastle Arena8.4 km
Korowai - Torlesse Tussocklands Park63.6 km
Franz Josef Glacier188.1 km
Westpac Stadium308.0 km
Coronet Peak Ski Area341.9 km

Nearby attractions:

Westpac Stadium6.3 km
Horncastle Arena305.7 km
Korowai - Torlesse Tussocklands Park331.4 km
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland357.5 km
Franz Josef Glacier447.0 km

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Car hire in New Zealand

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

East Coast Car Rentals is the most affordable car hire agency in New Zealand, with prices found for as low as $16 per day in some areas of the country. Comparatively, the average price to rent a car in New Zealand is $74 per day.

Thrifty is the car hire company in New Zealand that currently has the most locations. With 56 car rental centres across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. Thrifty tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across New Zealand. Auckland, for example, has 4 Thrifty locations.

Whether you hire or own a car in New Zealand, you are required by law to drive on the left. Keep in mind that if you do not feel comfortable driving on this side of the road, you can always call a taxi or opt for a ride share.

Out of 137 countries, New Zealand ranked 43 for road quality. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 7 is the highest score, New Zealand scored 4.7 for their road quality. The quality of the roads within the country may vary based on where you visit and the weather.

The BAC limit is 0.05% in New Zealand - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 0.05% is against the law in New Zealand and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. If you are younger than 18, which is the legal drinking age in New Zealand, then you may face strict penalties if you are caught drink-driving. Keep in mind that it is never a good idea to drink-drive no matter how old you are.

The most popular type of car to hire in New Zealand is a Economy. 19% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to New Zealand. If a Economy fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around $13 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.

On average, the price of petrol last week in New Zealand was $2.99 per litre. If you aren’t set on hiring a car in New Zealand, then consider Algeria. Petrol prices there are some of the cheapest in the world at $0.45 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong is another great place to visit and rent a car, but keep in mind that petrol prices can be expensive at around $4.35 per litre.


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You should book a car hire in New Zealand using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the car hire prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great car hire in New Zealand. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in New Zealand offering free cancellation on momondo.

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for car hire in New Zealand.

Yes, car hire in New Zealand with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

Yes, car hire deals in New Zealand with unlimited mileage can be found on momondo.


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