Car Hire in New Zealand

Are you looking for cheap car hire deals in New Zealand? Search right here!

Auckland, New Zealand
12 Aug — 19 Aug
Same drop-off
Auckland, New Zealand
Fri 12/8
Noon
Fri 19/8
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
Volkswagen Caddy
or similar Passenger van
Up to 5 passengers

€41/day

5 Oct - 19 Oct
Volkswagen Caddy
Volvo XC90
or similar Premium SUV
Up to 5 passengers

€117/day

7 Nov - 11 Nov
Volvo XC90
Volkswagen T-ROC
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

€49/day

16 Oct - 23 Oct
Volkswagen T-ROC
Opel Astra
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€16/day

5 Oct - 19 Oct
Opel Astra
Volkswagen T-ROC
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

€41/day

5 Oct - 19 Oct
Volkswagen T-ROC
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

€69/day

22 Oct - 4 Nov
Nissan Qashqai
Opel Astra
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€24/day

5 Oct - 19 Oct
Opel Astra
Seat Leon ST
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

€44/day

22 Oct - 4 Nov
Seat Leon ST
Opel Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€20/day

5 Oct - 19 Oct
Opel Corsa

New Zealand car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in New Zealand that's right for you

Small cars

€14 - €36

All Car Types

€18 - €49

The average price of a Small hire in New Zealand is €21. The cheapest time to hire a Small in New Zealand is in April. The price is 34% lower than the rest of the year at just €14 per day. A Small hire is typically 23% 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 €22. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in New Zealand is in October. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just €18 per day. A Medium hire is typically 15% 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 €29. The cheapest time to hire a Large in New Zealand is in December. The price is 4% lower than the rest of the year at just €29 per day. A Large hire is typically 10% 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 SUV hire in New Zealand is €33. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in New Zealand is in April. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just €20 per day. A SUV hire is typically 19% 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 SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Opel Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€20/day

5 Oct - 19 Oct
Opel Corsa
Opel Astra
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€16/day

5 Oct - 19 Oct
Opel Astra
Opel Astra
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€24/day

5 Oct - 19 Oct
Opel Astra

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:

Lang's Beach108.6 km
Franz Josef Glacier816.9 km

Nearby attractions:

Franz Josef Glacier188.1 km
Lang's Beach844.3 km

Nearby attractions:

Franz Josef Glacier447.0 km
Lang's Beach587.1 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

At the moment, the cheapest car hire agency in New Zealand is Yesaway, through whom users can find deals for as low as €15 per day. Users who book a rental car with Yesaway tend to find prices that are lower than the €36 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you hire for, and the type of car you choose.

The most popular car hire company in New Zealand is Bargain Rental Cars. This agency currently has 1 review, with an average customer satisfaction score of 6.0 out of 10. 14% of momondo users recently selected Bargain Rental Cars as their rental car company of choice for their travels in New Zealand.

If you plan on travelling to New Zealand and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Thrifty is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 56 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. Thrifty tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across New Zealand. Christchurch, for example, has 3 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.

New Zealand ranked 43 out of 137 countries across the globe for road quality in 2019. On a scale of 1 to 7, New Zealand received a road quality score of 4.7. Keep in mind that road quality conditions in New Zealand can vary depending on what area of the country you plan to visit.

The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit in New Zealand is 0.05%. However, it’s important to check regional or local city laws because sometimes this limit might be different. The BAC in New Zealand may also vary based on age, driving experience, and whether or not you are driving a commercial vehicle. 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.

26% of momondo users preferred to hire a Compact when visiting New Zealand, making it the most popular type of car to rent in the country. Although car hire prices in New Zealand will vary by city and supplier, you can expect to pay an average of €11 per day for a Compact.

Petrol in New Zealand costs €1.79 per litre as of last week. If you plan on hiring a car in New Zealand, then set aside a budget for the cost of petrol based on how much driving you imagine doing. If you’re looking to hire a car on a budget, consider a country with lower fuel prices such as Algeria which has an average price of €0.31 per litre. Hong Kong is another great country to visit if you aren’t worried about petrol prices, which tend to be around €2.93 per litre as of last week.


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Why use momondo?

Using momondo to book a car hire in New Zealand could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car hire websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

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, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car hire companies in New Zealand offering free cancellation.

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

Yes, momondo can show you specific deals which include enhanced cleaning on car hire in New Zealand.

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on car hire in New Zealand.


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