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Cheap Car Hire in Hamilton from $62

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Hamilton with a pick-up date of 28/6 and drop-off date of 30/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Hamilton car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

THRIFTY

Price of petrol per litre

$2.84

Average price per day

$88

Cheapest price per day

$62

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Hamilton?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Hamilton 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 May 2024.

January

$90

February

$100

March

$133

April

$79

May

$72

June

$85

July

$73

August

$76

September

$79

October

$76

November

$84

December

$93

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Hamilton is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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 Hamilton

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Hamilton and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 29 May 2024.

There are currently 29 hire locations operating in Hamilton spread across 13 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Hamilton is small car at $62 a day. Below are all the 2 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compact

Compact

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Hamilton

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Hamilton 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 May 2024.

Small cars

$65 - $177

All Car Types

$84 - $146

To hire a small car in Hamilton, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $102/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Hamilton, New Zealand (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~$177/day). In fact, October is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Hamilton. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hamilton, hiring a small car saves you 4% 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 Hamilton small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Hamilton, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $99/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Hamilton, New Zealand (~$81/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$137/day). In fact, September is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Hamilton. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hamilton, hiring a medium car saves you 7% 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 large car in Hamilton, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $128/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Hamilton, New Zealand (~$95/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$225/day). In fact, January is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Hamilton. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hamilton, hiring a large car is 17% 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 Hamilton, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $103/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Hamilton, New Zealand (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~$172/day). In fact, August is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Hamilton. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hamilton, hiring a SUV saves you 3% 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 Hamilton SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Hamilton, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $128/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a van in Hamilton, New Zealand (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$296/day). In fact, September is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Hamilton. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hamilton, hiring a van is 18% 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 pickup truck in Hamilton, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $57/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Hamilton, New Zealand (~$91/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$158/day). In fact, September is about 59% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Hamilton. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hamilton, hiring a pickup truck saves you 47% 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.

Hyundai Accent$62/day
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Top hire agencies in Hamilton

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Hamilton known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Hamilton. Reviews were last updated on 29 May 2024.
Choose from the top car hire agencies available in Hamilton, including Hertz, Thrifty and Apollo Car Rentals. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Hertz

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Thrifty

4 locations

Apollo Car Rentals

2 locations

Avis

2 locations

Budget

2 locations

EZI

2 locations

Firefly

2 locations

GREEN MOTION

2 locations

Best Hamilton car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Hamilton. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Hamilton with an average daily rate of $75. Data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Hamilton area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Hyundai Accent$62/day
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Hyundai Accent
Toyota C-HR$88/day
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Toyota C-HR

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Hamilton, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Hamilton?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $88/day when booking a car hire in Hamilton. The absolute best deal a user found was for $46/day from Thrifty, booked on May 26.

  • What are petrol prices like in Hamilton?

    The average price of petrol in Hamilton is $2.84/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $128 and $184 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Hamilton for a week from Thrifty?

    Thrifty offers hire cars in Hamilton for about $660 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Hamilton for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards of 70% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 89 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Hamilton.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Hamilton?

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in Hamilton for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Hamilton for a month?

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Hamilton can be found for about $2,828, with the average price for a rental being around $94 a day. Book with Thrifty, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 54% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Hamilton.

  • How much is a car hire in Hamilton for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Hamilton are typically $66 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Compact to save money on your trip to $66. Our users have found prices for Compact car hire in June to be on average $49 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Hamilton?

    Class Economy Car, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Hamilton according to Cheapflights users.

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Car hires by fuel type in Hamilton

Browse car hires by fuel type in Hamilton. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Hamilton. Deals were last updated on 29 May 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Hamilton. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($49+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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