New Zealand

Cheap Car Hire in New Zealand from HK$100

Auckland, New Zealand
7 Mar — 14 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
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New Zealand car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in New Zealand. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Most popular company

EZU Car Rental

Most common car type

Full-size

Average price per day

HK$458

Cheapest price per day

HK$100

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in New Zealand?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across New Zealand, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 287 pickup locations in New Zealand to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Price

HK$49 - HK$663

Out of all the popular cities in New Zealand, Wellington is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just HK$49/day. Renting a car in Wellington is 93% cheaper than renting one in Nelson where the per day rate is around HK$663. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New Zealand to get a rental car in are: Auckland (HK$88/day), Christchurch (HK$100/day), and Queenstown (HK$161/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?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in New Zealand and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

January

HK$367

February

HK$438

March

HK$407

April

HK$344

May

HK$219

June

HK$219

July

HK$258

August

HK$226

September

HK$226

October

HK$250

November

HK$352

December

HK$508

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New Zealand is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in New Zealand and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

There are 76 hire agencies servicing New Zealand. These agencies, altogether, have 719 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? medium car is the cheapest car type to hire in New Zealand with prices from HK$100 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in New Zealand:

Economy

Economy

HK$85+

Compact

Compact

HK$131+

Intermediate

Intermediate

HK$100+

SUV

SUV

HK$223+

People carrier

People carrier

HK$237+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

HK$331+

Passenger van

Passenger van

HK$279+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

HK$248+

Compare available car types for rental in New Zealand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in New Zealand to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 February 2024.

Small cars

HK$199 - HK$610

All Car Types

HK$320 - HK$831

To hire a small car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$351/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in New Zealand (~HK$199/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$610/day). In fact, June is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a small car saves you 32% 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 small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$519/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in New Zealand (~HK$348/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$936/day). In fact, July is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a medium car is 3% 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. Here are the best New Zealand medium car 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$713/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a large car in New Zealand (~HK$358/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~HK$1,657/day). In fact, August is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a large car is 29% 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 in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$561/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in New Zealand (~HK$387/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$937/day). In fact, June is about 32% 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 is 10% 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. Here are the best New Zealand SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$723/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in New Zealand (~HK$382/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~HK$1,499/day). In fact, May 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 is 30% 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. Here are the best New Zealand van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$361/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in New Zealand (~HK$367/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$1,156/day). In fact, May is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a luxury car saves you 29% 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.

Toyota CorollaHK$131/day
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Toyota CorollaHK$140/day
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Top rental agencies in New Zealand

Explore the leading car rental agencies in New Zealand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in New Zealand. Reviews were last updated on 29 February 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving New Zealand, including those serving the Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown area. Make sure to take a look at reviews from past customers, daily rate and other charges, and pickup location before making your decision.

Thrifty

59 locations

Hertz

48 locations

Firefly

46 locations

Sunnycars

36 locations

EZI

29 locations

Budget

24 locations

Moto Car Rental

23 locations

Avis

22 locations

Best New Zealand car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in New Zealand. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in New Zealand with an average daily rate of HK$463. Data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals we've found on rental cars within the New Zealand region, including options close to Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown. Come back soon if you don't find what you're looking for as deals are updated often.
Toyota CamryHK$100/day
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Toyota Camry
Toyota CorollaHK$131/day
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Toyota Corolla
Honda FitHK$140/day
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Honda Fit

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in New Zealand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 February 2024.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, AeroDrive (10.0 rating), EZU Car Rental (10.0 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (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 EZI. With prices on SUV starting at HK$242/day about 149% more people book with EZI than other companies in the country.

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

At HK$49/day, the cheapest car rental price in New Zealand was found in Wellington. On average, Wellington has the cheapest daily rental car price (HK$49/day), which is 88% 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.

Small car rentals in New Zealand

Find small car rental deals in New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in New Zealand cost an average of HK$777 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Mini CountrymanHK$442/day
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Mini Countryman
Mini CountrymanHK$743/day
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Mini Countryman
Mini CountrymanHK$863/day
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Mini Countryman

Luxury car rentals in New Zealand

Find luxury car rental deals in New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in New Zealand cost an average of HK$933 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found when it comes to luxury car rentals in New Zealand, including pickup locations near Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown. Make sure to compare the details of each deal to find the one that is right for you.
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$365/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$397/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$410/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Van rentals in New Zealand

Find van rental deals in New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in New Zealand cost an average of HK$533 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
For those needing a little more space, we've found these great deals on van rentals in New Zealand, including pickup near Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown. Be sure to come back soon for more deals if you don't find one that is perfect for you.
Toyota NoahHK$363/day
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$573/day
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Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$665/day
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Toyota Noah

Car rentals by fuel type in New Zealand

Browse car rentals by fuel type in New Zealand. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in New Zealand. Deals were last updated on 29 February 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in New Zealand. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (HK$40+).

Electric

Electric

HK$40+

Hybrid

Hybrid

HK$46+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

HK$46+

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