New Zealand

Cheap Car Hire in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
11 Aug — 18 Aug
Same drop-off
Auckland, New Zealand
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Thu 18/8
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in New Zealand?

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


$16 - $64

Out of all the popular cities in New Zealand, Auckland is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $16/day. Renting a car in Auckland is 75% cheaper than renting one in Whangarei where the per day rate is around $64. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New Zealand to get a rental car in are: Christchurch ($17/day), Wellington ($25/day), and Queenstown ($29/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Auckland should expect to spend around $16/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New Zealand is Auckland.

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

























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

Best New Zealand Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in New Zealand recently found.

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?

When hiring a car in New Zealand, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is EZU Car Rental, and with prices around $70/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from EZU Car Rental is ECONOMY, which starts as low as $23/day.

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

At $29/day, the cheapest car hire price in New Zealand was found in Mangere. On average, Mangere has the cheapest daily rental car price ($34/day), which is 58% 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.