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Car Hire in New Zealand

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Auckland Airport
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 9.20 per day
Auckland Airport
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
£ 9.44 per day
Auckland Airport
Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 10.10 per day
Auckland Airport
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 10.10 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Auckland Ponsonby
Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 10.61 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 11.68 / per day
Auckland Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
yesaway
£ 12.07 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 12.14 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 11:40 on 2022-01-26.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Dialing code
64
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Top 13 Most Popular Cities in New Zealand

  1. Car Hire in Queenstown starting at £ 12.57 per day
  2. Car Hire in Wellington starting at £ 18.04 per day
  3. Car Hire in Dunedin starting at £ 23.93 per day
  4. Car Hire in Palmerston North starting at £ 49.82 per day
  5. Car Hire in Invercargill starting at £ 78.54 per day
  6. Car Hire in Whangarei starting at £ 38.97 per day
  7. Car Hire in New Plymouth starting at £ 37.76 per day
  8. Car Hire in Taupo starting at £ 37.76 per day

Top 14 Most Popular Destinations in New Zealand

  1. Car Hire at Queenstown Airport starting at £ 12.57 per day
  2. Car Hire at Wellington Airport starting at £ 18.04 per day
  3. Car Hire in Auckland Glenfield starting at £ 17.76 per day
  4. Car Hire in Auckland East Tamaki starting at £ 17.76 per day
  5. Car Hire in Auckland Ponsonby starting at £ 10.61 per day
  6. Car Hire in Auckland Henderson starting at £ 17.76 per day
  7. Car Hire in Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 17.76 per day
  8. Car Hire in Auckland Mount Wellington starting at £ 17.76 per day
  9. Car Hire in Auckland Penrose starting at £ 40.87 per day
  10. Car Hire at Dunedin Airport starting at £ 23.93 per day
  11. Car Hire at Invercargill Airport starting at £ 78.54 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in New Zealand?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in New Zealand fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in New Zealand
£ 42.43
January
£ 37.11
February
£ 38.73
March
£ 31.12
April
£ 24.95
May
£ 22.03
June
£ 19.81
July
£ 20.78
August
£ 37.27
September
£ 37.95
October
£ 47.36
November
£ 48.78
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in New Zealand is July with prices starting at £ 19.81 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is December with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 48.78. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 34. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in New Zealand?

Hirers picking up a car in New Zealand keep them for an average of 9 days during in October, while those picking up their cars in April keep them for an average of 6.
Average Hire Length in New Zealand
8
January
7
February
7
March
6
April
7
May
8
June
8
July
8
August
8
September
9
October
9
November
7
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in New Zealand?

Though New Zealand is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in January. in June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in New Zealand Compared to the Yearly Average
328%
January
210%
February
184%
March
17%
April
18%
May
14%
June
18%
July
20%
August
44%
September
61%
October
159%
November
126%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Snap Rentals Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
Bargain Rental Cars Mazda Demio 4 2 Medium cars
Snap Rentals Toyota Aqua 5 1 Medium cars
Ezu Car Rental Suzuki Swift 4 1 Small cars
yesaway Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Ezu Car Rental Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Ezu Car Rental Toyota Alphard 5 4 People Carriers
Yes Rentals Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars

Top 21 Hire Companies in New Zealand in 2022

Interrent
Interrent
Remarkable 9.5
+6402102787307
73 Orchard Rd., Harewood Christchurch 8053 New Zealand
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
USAVE
USAVE
Remarkable 9.2
+64063554460
646 Main St, Palmerston North, 4414
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Remarkable 9.2
+6443881054 / 0508246584
357 Broadway, Miramar, Wellington 6022
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+6433586554
20 RON GUTHREY RD,
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8
+64078230990
Unit 3 , 6-8 Oliver Street
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
43808914
STEWART DUFF DRIVE, RONGOTAI
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+6446660021
1 Freight Drive, 6022 Wellington
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64034862358
TERMINAL BUILDING
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-12:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
6432187019
73 Airport Ave
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:30
Tue:08:00-20:30
Wed:08:00-20:30
Thu:08:00-20:30
Fri:08:00-20:30
Sun:12:00-20:30
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
6432187012
79 Airport Ave Invercargill Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:30
Tue:08:00-20:30
Wed:08:00-20:30
Thu:08:00-20:30
Fri:08:00-20:30
Sun:12:00-20:30
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+646475723836
Tauranga Airport, 73 Jean Batten Drive, Mount Maunganui 3116
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:08:30-17:00
Sun:08:30-21:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
43808914
Stewart Duff Drive Rongotai
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.5
+6442138938
25 Shelly Bay Road Maupuia Wellington 6022
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Autounion
Autounion
Outstanding 8.5
+6499490944 / 080022776468
181 Montgomerie road mangere Auckland , New Zealand.
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:00
Tue:07:00-19:00
Wed:07:00-19:00
Thu:07:00-19:00
Fri:07:00-19:00
Sat:07:00-19:00
Sun:07:00-19:00
RightCars
RightCars
Outstanding 8.4
+6432880097
32 Quarantine Road, Stoke, Nelson 7011
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.4
43808914
STEWART DUFF DRIVE RONGOTAI,
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+640800871563
54 Ascot Road, Mangere, Auckland 2022
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+640800736825
76 Tauhinu Road Greenhithe Auckland 0632 New Zealand
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
6444711176 / 021358217
126 Hutt Rd Kaiwharawhara
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.3
+34965233425 / +6402102787307
Wairakei Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7
+6436660026
30 Durey Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053
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