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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
$10.00 / per day
Auckland, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Vitz or similar
Toyota Vitz
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Bargain Rental Cars
$11.00 / per day
Christchurch Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Tiida 2009 or similar
Nissan Tiida 2009
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$12.00 / per day
Christchurch Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Tiida or similar
Nissan Tiida
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Lucky Rentals
$12.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat Punto or similar
Fiat Punto
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$13.00 / per day
Christchurch Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Note or similar
Nissan Note
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
RightCars
$13.00 / per day
Christchurch Airport Car Rental
Economy
Mazda Demio or similar
Mazda Demio
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
RightCars
$13.00 / per day
Christchurch Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Note or similar
Nissan Note
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
RightCars
$13.00 / 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
9 days
Economy car rental price
$56.71 / 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.

The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in New Zealand is July — prices start from $26.81 for Economy vehicle. This is 30% cheaper than the year’s average and 44% cheaper than the month of February (when prices start at $48.10 for Compact). 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.

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 October, while the least popular is April.

Top 18 Most Popular Cities in New Zealand

Car Rental in Auckland from $12.00 per day
Car Rental in Christchurch from $12.00 per day
Car Rental in Queenstown from $16.00 per day
Car Rental in Wellington from $24.00 per day
Car Rental in Dunedin from $72.00 per day
Car Rental in Nelson from $42.00 per day
Car Rental in Hamilton from $90.00 per day
Car Rental in Rotorua from $90.00 per day
Car Rental in Napier from $90.00 per day
Car Rental in Tauranga from $90.00 per day
Car Rental in New Plymouth from $42.00 per day
Car Rental in Invercargill from $72.00 per day
Car Rental in Blenheim from $55.00 per day
Car Rental in Whangarei from $74.00 per day
Car Rental in Picton from $52.00 per day
Car Rental in Hokitika from $55.00 per day
Car Rental in Greymouth from $46.00 per day

Top 10 Best New Zealand Suppliers in 2018

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
Drive NZ
Drive NZ
Excellent 8.2
Scotties Car Rental New Zealand
Scotties Car Rental New Zealand
Excellent 8.0
Bargain Rental Cars
Bargain Rental Cars
Excellent 8.0

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