Car Hire in Wellington

✓ No Hidden Costs ✓ 24/7 Support ✓ Free Cancellation
Wellington, New Zealand
Unable to find any location
Driver's country of residence is United States of America (USA) and age is 30-65
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30 - 65
  • 66
  • 67
  • 68
  • 69
  • 70
  • 71
  • 72
  • 73
  • 74
  • 75
  • 76
  • 77
  • 78
  • 79
  • 80+
500+ Trusted Suppliers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Compact
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
£ 13.24 / per day
Wellington Airport
Economy
Toyota Yaris (2016-2018) or comparable
Toyota Yaris (2016-2018)
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mode Car Rentals
£ 17.19 / per day
City Centre
Intermediate
Hyundai Ioniq or comparable
Hyundai Ioniq
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 23.22 / per day
City Centre
Full-size Van
Kia Carnival or comparable
Kia Carnival
  • 7
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
£ 39.15 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Wellington Airport
Premium Extended Cab Pickup
Mitsubishi Triton or comparable
Mitsubishi Triton
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezi Car Rental
£ 42.05 / per day
Wellington Airport
Standard Elite SUV
BMW iX3 or comparable
BMW iX3
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 52.94 / per day
Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal
Standard SUV
Ford Ranger or comparable
Ford Ranger
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 58.39 / per day
City Centre
Intermediate Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
£ 17.96 / 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 10:52 on 2024-04-14.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Samoan
Currency
NZD
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+64
Average car hire price
£ 33 per day
Average car hire length
7 days
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h or 50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Score
9.4 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 1.35 per litre or £ 5.11 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.18 per litre or £ 4.48 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.49 per litre or £ 5.64 / 1 gallon

One-way Car Hire in Wellington

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Wellington and drop off in another city include:

  • From Wellington to Auckland - 20 offers from £ 73.96 per day
  • From Wellington to Palmerston North - 9 offers from £ 73.96 per day
  • From Wellington to Tauranga - 9 offers from £ 73.96 per day
  • From Wellington to Christchurch - 11 offers from £ 93.20 per day
  • From Wellington to Queenstown - 11 offers from £ 73.96 per day

Top 6 Cities near Wellington

Top 3 Locations near Wellington

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Wellington the most affordable?

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Wellington fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph displays the average hire prices in each month in order to help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Wellington
£ 37.38
January
£ 42.11
February
£ 39.18
March
£ 41.02
April
£ 30.70
May
£ 31.14
June
£ 34.54
July
£ 29.60
August
£ 27.31
September
£ 28.44
October
£ 33.34
November
£ 45.07
December
The best month to hire a car in Wellington is September (when the average price is £ 27.31 per day). This is 22% less than the yearly average and 39% less than hiring in December (when the average price is £ 45.07).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Wellington?

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

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for car hire in Wellington is December, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Hire in Wellington by Monthly Searches
174%
January
122%
February
106%
March
76%
April
65%
May
56%
June
75%
July
56%
August
80%
September
78%
October
127%
November
187%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 3
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Mode Car Rentals, Bargain Rental Cars, Europcar, Ezi Car Rental, yesaway
Popular car categories SUVs, Medium cars, Small cars, Large cars
Lowest price £ 13 per day
Cheapest supplier Bargain Rental Cars

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Bargain Rental Cars Mazda Demio 4 2 Medium cars
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Corolla (2016-2018) 5 2 Large cars
Ezu Car Rental Mazda Demio 4 1 Small cars
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Yaris (2016-2018) 5 2 Small cars
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Yaris 5 2 Medium cars
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Yaris (2013 -2015) 4 2 Small cars
yesaway Toyota Aqua Hybrid 5 2 Medium cars
Europcar Kia Stonic 5 2 SUVs
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi Eclipse 5 2 SUVs
Europcar Suzuki Swift 4 1 Medium cars

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
Toyota Corolla (2016-2018)
4 April 2024
Loved everything NZ
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla
11 February 2023
The Hooker Valley Trail walk is a must. We were lucky with the weather and the scenery and back drop of Mt Cook was breath taking. We took a boat trip at Milford Sound and again scenery was excellent. Wanaka was lovely the beach was excellent.
× Full Size Image

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Ezi Car Rental
9.2 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
NUCarrentals
7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
43
Total rental companies
20
Average daily price
£ 33.02
Lowest daily price
£ 13.24
Total cars available
174

Top 20 Suppliers in Wellington in 2024

Ezi Car Rental
Ezi Car Rental
Exceptional 9.2 / 15 reviews
1 location
£ 42 - £ 71
Hertz
Hertz
Exceptional 9 / 44 reviews
3 locations
£ 36 - £ 57
yesaway
yesaway
Very good 8.6 / 34 reviews
1 location
£ 28 - £ 48
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.6 / 30 reviews
1 location
£ 41 - £ 81
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.5 / 48 reviews
2 locations
£ 28 - £ 70
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.5 / 47 reviews
1 location
£ 30 - £ 81
Ezu Car Rental
Ezu Car Rental
Very good 8.5 / 16 reviews
1 location
£ 165 - £ 168
Bargain Rental Cars
Bargain Rental Cars
Very good 8.3 / 111 reviews
2 locations
£ 13 - £ 94
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.3 / 5 reviews
3 locations
£ 32 - £ 92
Mode Car Rentals
Mode Car Rentals
Very good 8.2 / 234 reviews
1 location
£ 17 - £ 22
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.2 / 4 reviews
2 locations
£ 21 - £ 29
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 8.2 / 1 review
2 locations
£ 15 - £ 40
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8 / 7 reviews
2 locations
£ 26 - £ 59
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8 / 1 review
1 location
£ 56 - £ 83
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.9 / 14 reviews
2 locations
£ 28 - £ 63
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8 / 2 reviews
2 locations
£ 21 - £ 30
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
2 locations
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.7
1 location
National
National
Good 7.7
1 location
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Good 7
1 location
Why book with us?
Special offers
As a market leader (see SimilarWeb), we get special offers like contactless pick-ups, great prices, and free upgrades.
Award-winning
World's Leading Car Rental Booking Website in the World Travel Tech Awards (3 years in a row).
Highly-rated
A combined rating of 4.5 with 150k+ total reviews on platforms like Trustpilot, Google, and Review Center.
4M users
Have already booked on one of the fastest-growing car rental booking websites.
Download Our App
Book and manage your booking on the go
Log in or create an account
Get access to all your bookings in one place
Continue with email
By selecting "Agree and continue", you agree to DiscoverCars.com's
and
What's your email?
Please check your email
Please check your email
We've sent an email with a verification link to {email}
Click on the link in the email to log in.
Please select a pick-up location and dates