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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Auckland Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Tiida 2009 or similar
Nissan Tiida 2009
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Mint Rentals
$21.28 / per day
Auckland Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Vitz or similar
Toyota Vitz
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Mint Rentals
$22.02 / per day
Christchurch Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Yaris 2010 or similar
Toyota Yaris 2010
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
EZU Car Rental
$25.69 / per day
Christchurch Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Tiida or similar
Nissan Tiida
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
EZU Car Rental
$25.69 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Auckland Airport Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai i20 or similar
Hyundai i20
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$27.46 / per day
Christchurch Airport Car Rental
Economy Elite
Toyota Prius Hybrid or similar
Toyota Prius Hybrid
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$27.49 / per day
Auckland Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$27.49 / per day
Auckland Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla Sedan or similar
Toyota Corolla Sedan
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
EZU Car Rental
$28.62 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
English,
Maori
Currency
NZD
Country code
64
Average car rental length
5 days
Economy car rental price
$73.44 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in New Zealand?

The cost of renting a car in New Zealand depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in New Zealand
$41.12
January
$48.37
February
$46.98
March
$41.32
April
$32.42
May
$29.99
June
$26.96
July
$28.28
August
$46.58
September
$40.87
October
$42.89
November
$42.62
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in New Zealand is July — prices start from $26.96 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 31% cheaper than the year’s average and 44% cheaper than renting a car in the month of February (when prices start at $48.37 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in New Zealand?

Average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in April — an average of 12 days. The shortest are in July — an average of 7 days.
Average Rental Length in New Zealand
10
January
8
February
8
March
12
April
12
May
12
June
7
July
7
August
8
September
9
October
8
November
7
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in New Zealand?

Discover Car Hire users search a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in New Zealand. The most popular month is November, while the least popular is April.
New Zealand Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
111%
January
106%
February
88%
March
60%
April
69%
May
70%
June
90%
July
102%
August
86%
September
122%
October
153%
November
142%
December

Top 17 Most Popular Cities in New Zealand

Car Rental in Auckland from $21.28 per day
Car Rental in Christchurch from $25.69 per day
Car Rental in Queenstown from $30.58 per day
Car Rental in Wellington from $138.83 per day
Car Rental in Nelson from $57.33 per day
Car Rental in Dunedin from $57.33 per day
Car Rental in Rotorua from $57.33 per day
Car Rental in Hamilton from $139.34 per day
Car Rental in Tauranga from $90.46 per day
Car Rental in Napier from $57.33 per day
Car Rental in Blenheim from $139.34 per day
Car Rental in New Plymouth from $139.34 per day
Car Rental in Invercargill from $57.33 per day
Car Rental in Whangarei from $38.29 per day
Car Rental in Hokitika from $57.33 per day
Car Rental in Picton from $136.09 per day

Top 10 Best New Zealand Suppliers in 2019

Aerodrive Car Rental
Aerodrive Car Rental
Exceptional 9.7
Mint Rentals
Mint Rentals
Exceptional 9.4
GO Rentals
GO Rentals
Exceptional 9.2
Discount Car Rentals
Discount Car Rentals
Excellent 8.8
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.8
Hitch Car Rentals
Hitch Car Rentals
Excellent 8.6
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.4
Bargain Rental Cars
Bargain Rental Cars
Excellent 8.0
RightCars
RightCars
Very good 7.6
Lucky Rentals
Lucky Rentals
Very good 7.4

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