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Cheap Car Rentals in Nelson, New Zealand from $30

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Nelson, New Zealand car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Nelson, New Zealand. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on April 11, 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Price of gas per gallon

$6.74

Average price per day

$73

Cheapest price per day

$30

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Nelson, 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 April 11, 2024.

January

$73

February

$64

March

$61

April

$58

May

$43

June

$45

July

$47

August

$45

September

$36

October

$48

November

$55

December

$75

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Nelson is September. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Nelson, New Zealand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Nelson, 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 April 11, 2024.

Small cars

$46 - $90

All Car Types

$53 - $117

To rent a small car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $65/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Nelson, New Zealand (~$46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$90/day). In fact, June is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a small car saves you 21% 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 Nelson small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $80/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Nelson, New Zealand (~$42/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$112/day). In fact, September is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a medium 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 Nelson medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $118/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Nelson, New Zealand (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$156/day). In fact, July is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a large car 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.

To rent a SUV in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $86/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Nelson, New Zealand (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$110/day). In fact, September is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a SUV is 4% 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 Nelson SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $169/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a van in Nelson, New Zealand (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$304/day). In fact, July is about 61% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a van is 51% 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 rent a pickup truck in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $79/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Nelson, New Zealand (~$104/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~$184/day). In fact, March is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a pickup truck saves you 5% 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 Corolla$30/day
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Ford Fiesta$30/day
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Top rental agencies in Nelson, New Zealand

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Nelson, New Zealand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Nelson, New Zealand. Reviews were last updated on April 11, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Nelson, including Avis, Hertz and Europcar. Before making your selection, be sure to carefully review the feedback, double-check the pickup location, and verify other important details.

Avis

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Hertz

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Europcar

9.2
Wonderful
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

9.6

Alamo

1 location

Thrifty

2 locations

Apex

8.0
Very good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

Budget

8.0
Very good
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.0

Firefly

6.4
Okay
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

8.0

Best Nelson, New Zealand car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Nelson, New Zealand. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Nelson, New Zealand with an average daily rate of $39. Data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Nelson area. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Toyota Corolla$30/day
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Toyota Corolla
Nissan Sylphy$30/day
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Nissan Sylphy
Kia Picanto$30/day
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Kia Picanto

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Nelson, New Zealand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on April 11, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Nelson?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $73/day when booking a rental car in Nelson. The best deal a user found was for $39/day from Apex, booked on Apr. 9.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Nelson?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Nelson from the following companies over the past two weeks: Alamo ($30/day), EZI ($37/day), and Thrifty ($39/day).

  • Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Nelson?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Hertz (10.0 rating) and Europcar (9.2 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Nelson.

  • What are gas prices like in Nelson?

    The average gas price in Nelson is $6.74/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $80 and $116 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Nelson for a week from Europcar?

    From Europcar you can rent a car in Nelson from about $700 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Nelson for the best price?

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 63% on a rental car in Nelson. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 65 days prior to your desired date.

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

    Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Nelson. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

    You can potentially save up to 76% on a month-long rental by booking with Apex. Apex is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Nelson can cost you on average $3,002 a month or $100 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

  • How much is a car rental in Nelson for a weekend?

    The average price for a weekend car rental in Nelson is $75. Renting a Compact is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Nelson. For the month of May, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Nelson for as low as $52/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Nelson?

    The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Nelson is Standard (Hyundai Elantra) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Luxury car rentals in Nelson, New Zealand

Find luxury car rental deals in Nelson, New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Nelson, New Zealand cost an average of $43 per day. Price data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Nelson area. If these car rental deals don't suit your needs, make sure to check back soon as we're constantly finding new offers for our users.
Audi A4$43/day
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Audi A4

Van rentals in Nelson, New Zealand

Find van rental deals in Nelson, New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Nelson, New Zealand cost an average of $156 per day. Price data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Nelson. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Dodge Grand Caravan$128/day
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Nissan Quest$131/day
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Nissan Quest
Chrysler Town & Country$133/day
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Chrysler Town & Country

Car rentals by fuel type in Nelson, New Zealand

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Nelson, New Zealand. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Nelson, New Zealand. Deals were last updated on April 11, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Nelson, New Zealand. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($37+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Nelson
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