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Car Rentals in New Zealand

New Zealand car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in New Zealand
Price
$16 - $40

Out of all the popular cities in New Zealand, Christchurch is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $16/day. Renting a car in Christchurch is 60% cheaper than renting one in Blenheim where the per day rate is around $40. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New Zealand to get a rental car in are: Auckland ($17/day), Queenstown ($19/day), and Wellington ($20/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 $17/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New Zealand is Auckland.

Most popular car rental types in New Zealand

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

Compact Cars

279% more deals

Prices from:

$36/day in select areas

Compact Cars

Economy Cars

179% more deals

Prices from:

$32/day in select areas

Economy Cars

SUV

175% more deals

Prices from:

$43/day in select areas

SUV

Car Rental FAQs

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

With an average price of $46/day, EZI is the most popular car rental provider in New Zealand, booking 159% more rental cars than any other provider.

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

At $17/day, the cheapest car rental price in New Zealand was found in Christchurch. On average, Christchurch has the cheapest daily rental car price ($37/day), which is 11% below average price for cities in New Zealand.

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

In New Zealand, drivers are expected to maintain the lane(s) on the left side of the road.

New Zealand city and airport directory

Auckland

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Auckland International

Auckland, New Zealand

Hamilton International

Hamilton, New Zealand

Queenstown

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Frankton

Queenstown, New Zealand

Dunedin International

Dunedin, New Zealand

Christchurch

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Christchurch International

Christchurch, New Zealand

Richard Pearse

Timaru, New Zealand

Wellington

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Wellington International

Wellington, New Zealand

Kapiti Coast

Paraparaumu, New Zealand

Woodbourne Air Station

Blenheim, New Zealand

Car Rentals in New Zealand