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New Zealand car hire prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to hire a car in New Zealand
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$15 - $71

Out of all the popular cities in New Zealand, Auckland is the cheapest city to hire a car in at just $15/day. Renting a car in Auckland is 80% cheaper than renting one in Palmerston North where the per day rate is around $71. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New Zealand to get a car hire in are: Christchurch ($17/day), Queenstown ($27/day), and Napier ($36/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travellers looking to hire a car in Auckland should expect to spend around $15/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New Zealand is Auckland.

Most popular car hire types in New Zealand

Check out the top car hire types in New Zealand and see if any fit your needs

4z4

188% more deals

Prices from:

$45/day in select areas

4z4

Economy Cars

164% more deals

Prices from:

$38/day in select areas

Economy Cars

Compact Cars

153% more deals

Prices from:

$34/day in select areas

Compact Cars

Car Rental FAQs

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

The most popular car hire company in New Zealand is Apex. With prices on FULLSIZE starting at $17/day, about 284% more people book with Apex than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to find a car hire in New Zealand?

When visiting New Zealand, it is typically cheapest to hire your car in Wellington where rental cars typically will cost around $38/day (25% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest car hire price in New Zealand was found in Christchurch for just $16/day.

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

Cars travel on the left side of the road in New Zealand.

New Zealand city and airport directory

Auckland

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Auckland International Airport

Auckland, New Zealand

Hamilton International Airport

Hamilton, New Zealand

Christchurch

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Christchurch International Airport

Christchurch, New Zealand

Richard Pearse Airport

Timaru, New Zealand

Queenstown

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Frankton Airport

Queenstown, New Zealand

Dunedin International Airport

Dunedin, New Zealand

Wellington

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Wellington International Airport

Wellington, New Zealand

Kapiti Coast Airport

Paraparaumu, New Zealand

Woodbourne Air Station Airport

Blenheim, New Zealand

Napier

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Hawkes Bay Airport

Napier, New Zealand

Whakatane

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Rotorua International Airport

Rotorua, New Zealand

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