Car Rental in Rotorua

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Rotorua Airport
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$32.50 / per day
Rotorua Airport
Standard SUV
Mitsubishi Outlander or similar
Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
$32.80 / per day
Rotorua Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezi Car Rental
$33.32 / per day
Rotorua Airport
Full-size SUV
Kia Sorento or similar
Kia Sorento
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$36.10 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Rotorua Airport
Intermediate
Hyundai Ioniq or similar
Hyundai Ioniq
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$41.67 / per day
Rotorua Airport
Premium Van
Toyota Hiace or similar
Toyota Hiace
  • 12
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$160.09 / per day
Rotorua Airport
Standard Elite
Polestar 2 or similar
Polestar 2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$109.28 / per day
Rotorua Airport
Standard SUV
MG HS or similar
MG HS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
$33.87 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 07:07 on 2024-06-18. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Samoan
Currency
NZD
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+64
Average car rental price
$60 per day
Average car rental length
5 days
Speed limit within town
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h or 50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
10.0 / 10
Average gasoline price
$1.71 per liter or $6.49 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.60 per liter or $6.05 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$2.03 per liter or $7.68 / 1 gallon

One-Way Car Rentals in Rotorua

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Rotorua and drop off in another city include:

  • From Rotorua to Auckland - 8 offers from $90.57 per day

Top 20 Cities near Rotorua

  1. 33.9 km / 21.1 miles
  2. 50.5 km / 31.4 miles
  3. 56.5 km / 35.1 miles
  4. 73 km / 45.4 miles
  5. 157.6 km / 97.9 miles
  6. 158.3 km / 98.4 miles
  7. 182.3 km / 113.3 miles
  8. 188.5 km / 117.1 miles
  9. 211.2 km / 131.2 miles
  10. 253.3 km / 157.4 miles
  11. 313 km / 194.5 miles
  12. 380.4 km / 236.4 miles
  13. 382.3 km / 237.6 miles
  14. 404.7 km / 251.5 miles
  15. 432.4 km / 268.7 miles
  16. 442.5 km / 275 miles
  17. 677.1 km / 420.7 miles
  18. 993.1 km / 617.1 miles
  19. 1,004.6 km / 624.2 miles
  20. 1,132.7 km / 703.8 miles

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Rotorua?

Car rental prices in Rotorua vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Rotorua
$101.00
January
$75.28
February
$102.38
March
$131.78
April
$64.45
May
$57.99
June
$62.43
July
$66.96
August
$42.63
September
$77.00
October
$50.67
November
$73.48
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Rotorua is September (when prices average $42.63 per day). This is 44% cheaper than the yearly average and 68% cheaper than renting in April (when prices average $131.78).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Rotorua?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in August, the average renter keeps their car for 8 days, and in May, they keep their car for 4 days.
Average number of rental days in Rotorua
5
January
5
February
5
March
7
April
4
May
4
June
4
July
8
August
5
September
6
October
6
November
6
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Rotorua?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Rotorua is January, and the least popular is September.
Monthly searches in Rotorua by pick-up date relative to the average
290%
January
188%
February
63%
March
110%
April
31%
May
78%
June
55%
July
39%
August
24%
September
39%
October
86%
November
196%
December

Car Rental Information

Car rental locations 2
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Ezi Car Rental, Hertz, Europcar, Moto, Routes Car Rental
Popular car categories SUVs, Small cars, Medium cars, Vans
Lowest price $32 per day
Cheapest supplier Thrifty

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Suzuki Swift 4 2 Small cars
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi Eclipse 5 2 SUVs
Moto Toyota Corolla 5 2 Medium cars
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Corolla 5 1 Medium cars
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Yaris Cross 5 2 Small cars
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Yaris Cross 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Suzuki Swift 4 1 Medium cars
Hertz Kia Niro 5 3 SUVs
Hertz Toyota Hiace 5 2 Vans
Hertz Mitsubishi Outlander 5 2 SUVs

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Holden Barina
March 17, 2019
Rotorua is a great base for exploring volcanoes I.e White Island and all the other geo thermal activities in the area . Also would highly recommend Tarawera Falls well worth the effort and a beautiful walk once there.
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Ezi Car Rental
8.7 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Keddy
7.8 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
2
Total rental companies
9
Average daily price
$59.95
Lowest daily price
$32.50
Total cars available
53

Top 9 Suppliers in Rotorua in 2024

Ezi Car Rental
Ezi Car Rental
Very good 8.7 / 6 reviews
1 location
$33 - $83
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.6 / 12 reviews
2 locations
$36 - $160
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.3 / 1 review
2 locations
$32 - $165
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.2
1 location
$39 - $48
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.1 / 8 reviews
1 location
$34 - $84
Ezu Car Rental
Ezu Car Rental
Very good 8.1 / 2 reviews
1 location
$100 - $156
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Very good 8
1 location
$34 - $71
Avis
Avis
Good 7.9 / 1 review
1 location
$43 - $73
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.8 / 4 reviews
1 location
$33 - $67
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