New Zealand

Cheap Car Rentals in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
9 Feb — 16 Feb
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Auckland, New Zealand
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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

₹ 824 - ₹ 7,974

Out of all the popular cities in New Zealand, Auckland is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just ₹ 824/day. Renting a car in Auckland is 90% cheaper than renting one in Picton where the per day rate is around ₹ 7,974. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New Zealand to get a rental car in are: Christchurch (₹ 1,342/day), Queenstown (₹ 1,630/day), and Wellington (₹ 2,102/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Queenstown should expect to spend around ₹ 1,630/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New Zealand is Queenstown.

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

January

₹ 4,738

February

₹ 2,042

March

₹ 1,960

April

₹ 2,450

May

₹ 2,124

June

₹ 2,532

July

₹ 3,104

August

₹ 2,695

September

₹ 2,940

October

₹ 3,186

November

₹ 4,329

December

₹ 5,636

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New Zealand is March. 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

In New Zealand, there are 642 active rental locations from 71 car rental companies. Small is the cheapest car type to hire in New Zealand in the past week - currently priced from ₹ 61/day. View deals for 3 car types available to hire in this destination:

Compare available car types for hire in New Zealand

Small cars

₹ 1,705 - ₹ 7,230

All Car Types

₹ 4,386 - ₹ 8,911

To hire a Small car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ₹ 3,797/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in New Zealand (~₹ 1,705/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 7,230/day). In fact, May is about 56% 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 41% 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 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 ₹ 4,860/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in New Zealand (~₹ 2,184/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 8,409/day). In fact, July is about 56% 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 24% 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 ₹ 7,557/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in New Zealand (~₹ 4,552/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 13,989/day). In fact, August is about 40% 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 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 car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ₹ 8,690/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in New Zealand (~₹ 3,529/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 18,425/day). In fact, July is about 60% 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 28% 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 car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ₹ 7,514/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in New Zealand (~₹ 3,706/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 13,503/day). In fact, July is about 51% 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 16% 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 Luxury car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ₹ 6,529/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in New Zealand (~₹ 2,321/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~₹ 14,095/day). In fact, October is about 65% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Luxury 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.

To hire a Convertible car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ₹ 3,913/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Convertible car in New Zealand (~₹ 4,793/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 10,437/day). In fact, October is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Convertible car saves you 39% 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 i20₹ 61/day
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Best New Zealand Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, AeroDrive (10.0 rating), Scotties (10.0 rating) and EZU Car Rental (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 Hertz. With prices on SUV starting at ₹ 2,094/day about 132% more people book with Hertz than other companies in the country.

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

At ₹ 1,384/day, the cheapest car rental price in New Zealand was found in Wellington. On average, Wellington has the cheapest daily rental car price (₹ 1,736/day), which is 70% 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.

Luxury Car Rentals in New Zealand

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