New Zealand

Cheap Car Rentals in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
7 Oct — 14 Oct
Same drop-off
Auckland, New Zealand
Fri 7-10
Noon
Fri 14-10
Noon
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in New Zealand?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in New Zealand

Price

HK$88 - HK$324

Out of all the popular cities in New Zealand, Auckland is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just HK$88/day. Renting a car in Auckland is 73% cheaper than renting one in Rotorua where the per day rate is around HK$324. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New Zealand to get a rental car in are: Christchurch (HK$100/day), Queenstown (HK$162/day), and Rotorua (HK$324/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Christchurch should expect to spend around HK$100/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New Zealand is Christchurch.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in New Zealand?

January

HK$259

February

HK$196

March

HK$188

April

HK$235

May

HK$204

June

HK$243

July

HK$298

August

HK$259

September

HK$266

October

HK$188

November

HK$172

December

HK$290

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New Zealand is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in New Zealand

Compare available car types for hire in New Zealand

Small cars

HK$135 - HK$408

All Car Types

HK$239 - HK$560

To hire a Small car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$244/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in New Zealand (~HK$135/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$408/day). In fact, June is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Small car saves you 35% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Medium car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$339/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in New Zealand (~HK$193/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$481/day). In fact, April is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Medium car saves you 9% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best New Zealand Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$390/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in New Zealand (~HK$230/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~HK$620/day). In fact, August is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Large car is 5% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$455/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in New Zealand (~HK$274/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~HK$1,161/day). In fact, August is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a SUV car is 19% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Van car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$396/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in New Zealand (~HK$209/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$784/day). In fact, October is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Van car is 7% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in New Zealand?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Snap Rentals (10.0 rating) and Hertz (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in New Zealand.

What is the most popular car hire provider in New Zealand?

The most popular car hire company at New Zealand is Hitch Car Rentals. With prices on SUV starting at HK$127/day about 231% more people book with Hitch Car Rentals than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in New Zealand?

At HK$120/day, the cheapest car rental price in New Zealand was found in Auckland. On average, Auckland has the cheapest daily rental car price (HK$189/day), which is 38% below average price for cities in New Zealand.

What side of the road do you drive on in New Zealand?

Cars in New Zealand are to be driven on the left side of the road.

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