Car Rental in Wellington (Downtown)

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Downtown
Compact
Mazda Demio or similar
Mazda Demio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$16.48 / per day
Downtown
Intermediate
Hyundai Ioniq or similar
Hyundai Ioniq
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$28.90 / per day
Downtown
Full-size Van
Kia Carnival or similar
Kia Carnival
  • 7
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$48.73 / per day
Downtown
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$58.28 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown
Standard
Nissan Bluebird Sedan or similar
Nissan Bluebird Sedan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$19.16 / per day
Downtown
Intermediate Elite
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$22.36 / per day
Downtown
Oversized Van
Mazda Premacy or similar
Mazda Premacy
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$32.23 / per day
Downtown
Premium SUV
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado
  • 7
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$94.25 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 10:52 on 2024-04-14. 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
$40 per day
Average car rental length
6 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%
Average gasoline price
$1.68 per liter or $6.35 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.47 per liter or $5.57 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.85 per liter or $7.02 / 1 gallon

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices the lowest in Wellington (Downtown)?

The cost of renting a car in Wellington (Downtown) varies by season. This graph compares prices from month to month in order to help you find the best time of year.
Average rental costs per day in Wellington (Downtown)
$35.47
January
$50.24
February
$51.46
March
$58.47
April
$34.90
May
$38.11
June
$27.28
July
$28.62
August
$22.15
September
$55.10
October
$38.96
November
$51.38
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Wellington (Downtown) is September — when rental costs average $22.15 per day. This is 46% cheaper than the yearly average and 62% cheaper than renting a car in April (when prices average $58.47 per day).

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.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles in Wellington (Downtown)?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in January the average rental period is 9 days, while in June, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average number of rental days in Wellington (Downtown)
9
January
5
February
7
March
5
April
6
May
3
June
7
July
6
August
5
September
7
October
3
November
9
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car in Wellington (Downtown)?

Based on how many users search for a car in in Wellington (Downtown), travelers are most likely to rent a car in Wellington (Downtown) in January, while they are least likely to rent in in September.
Monthly searches in Wellington (Downtown) by pick-up date relative to the average
363%
January
141%
February
71%
March
91%
April
101%
May
71%
June
71%
July
50%
August
30%
September
40%
October
40%
November
131%
December

Car Rental Information

Popular suppliers Bargain Rental Cars, Go Rentals, Budget, Ace Rent a car
Popular car categories Medium cars, SUVs, Large cars, Vans
Lowest price $16 per day
Cheapest supplier Bargain Rental Cars

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Bargain Rental Cars Mazda Demio 4 2 Medium cars
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota Prius Hybrid 4 2 Large cars
Bargain Rental Cars Nissan Bluebird Sedan 4 2 Large cars
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota Highlander 5 4 SUVs
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota Estima 4 3 Vans
Go Rentals Toyota Yaris 4 2 Small cars
Go Rentals Toyota Corolla Sedan 4 2 Large cars
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota Camry 4 2 Large cars
Budget Hyundai Kona 5 3 SUVs

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Thrifty
8.3 / 10
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Lowest rated company
Bargain Rental Cars
7.7 / 10
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
$40.05
Lowest daily price
$16.48
Total cars available
32

Top 7 Suppliers in Wellington (Downtown) in 2024

Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.3
0800737070
38-44 Hania St
$58 - $114
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:00
Tue:07:30-17:00
Wed:07:30-17:00
Thu:07:30-17:00
Fri:07:30-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.2 / 3 reviews
048024548
186 Victoria Street
$26 - $29
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 8.2 / 1 review
0800502277
38/44 Hania Stree
$19 - $49
Working hours
Mon:07:03-17:00
Tue:07:03-17:00
Wed:07:03-17:00
Thu:07:03-17:00
Fri:07:03-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.2
+64043843809
38/44 Hania Street, Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:00
Tue:07:30-17:00
Wed:07:30-17:00
Thu:07:30-17:00
Fri:07:30-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8 / 1 review
6448018108
186 Victoria Street
$26 - $30
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Bargain Rental Cars
Good 7.7 / 23 reviews
+6443840134
216 Victoria Street, Te Aro – Wellington 6011
$16 - $113
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
0800243789
38-44 Hania St
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:00
Tue:07:30-17:00
Wed:07:30-17:00
Thu:07:30-17:00
Fri:07:30-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
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