Car hire New Zealand Wellington

Wellington Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Wellington?

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$21 - $69
Economy
$19 - $44

The cheapest time to hire a car in Wellington is in June. The price is 23% lower than the rest of the year at just $25 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in June. The price of a car hire in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Wellington Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Wellington

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Thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 21,335 reviews

View all 2 locations

Firefly

Agency score: Good 6.9

Score based on 1,250 reviews

View 1 location

keddy by Europcar

Agency score: Excellent 8.2

Score based on 100 reviews

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AeroDrive

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 1 review

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Apex

Agency score: Excellent 9.8

Score based on 6 reviews

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 9.6

Score based on 1 review

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EZI

Agency score: Excellent 9.5

Score based on 4 reviews

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Budget

Agency score: Excellent 9.0

Score based on 5 reviews

View all 3 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Wellington Airport
Wellington, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Westpac Stadium 6.3 km
Nelson Airport
Nelson, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Westpac Stadium 130 km
Palmerston North Airport
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Westpac Stadium 127 km

Distance to popular hotels from Wellington Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Wellington's car hire counter

Intercontinental Wellington

2 Grey Street

5.4 km from airport

Grand Mercure Wellington

345 The Terrace

4.9 km from airport

Rydges Wellington

75 Featherston Street

5.7 km from airport

Travelodge Hotel Wellington

2-6 Gilmer Terrace

5.4 km from airport

Novotel Wellington

133 The Terrace

5.7 km from airport

ibis Wellington

153 Featherston Street

5.5 km from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Wellington

203, Lambton Quay

5.5 km from airport

Willis Wellington Hotel

355 Willis Street

4.6 km from airport

Lodge in the City - Hostel

152 Taranaki Street

4.4 km from airport

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

147 The Terrace

5.6 km from airport

QT Wellington

90 Cable Street

4.5 km from airport

Sofitel Wellington

11 Bolton Street

6.0 km from airport

Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay

100 Oriental Parade

4.3 km from airport

The Cambridge Hotel

28 Cambridge Terrace

4.2 km from airport

Amora Hotel Wellington

170 Wakefield Street

4.9 km from airport

Park Hotel Lambton Quay

101 The Terrace

5.7 km from airport

The Thorndon Hotel Wellington by Rydges

24 Hawkestone Street

6.4 km from airport

The Setup On Dixon - Hostel

Level 3/15, Dixon Street, Te Aro

4.7 km from airport

Car Hire in Wellington

In July to date, 909 momondo users have searched for cheap car hire in Wellington.

How much will it cost to hire a car in Wellington in August?

Our data shows that for weekend car hire deals during August in Wellington, you can expect to pay around $31. A particularly good deal might be around $1, which is the lowest quote for Wellington we've seen so far. Deals are a little different for a week-long hire - starting at around $17, with an average price of $28.

Is there a fee to cancel my Wellington car hire?

When hiring a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in Wellington do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on car hire in Wellington. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

What is the best type of car to hire in Wellington during August?

We recommend hiring an Economy car when visiting Wellington during the month of August. While an Economy car doesn’t handle ice and snow very well, it is an ideal car for mild temperatures and rain. In August, Wellington experiences temperatures averaging 11 °C and 90 mm of precipitation - ideal conditions for renting an Economy car. Hiring a Economy in Wellington will cost you $30/day on average.

Which car hire company in Wellington has the most locations?

Avis has the most locations of any car hire company in Wellington, with 3 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around $1/day when renting a car from Avis in Wellington.

What is the speed limit in Wellington?

Travellers who hire a car in Wellington should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 50 km/h. Suburban speed limits around Wellington are generally 100 km/h, whereas speed limits on motorways are 110 km/h. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re travelling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.


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