New Zealand

Cheap Car Rentals in New Zealand

Same drop-off
Auckland
Thu 5/26
Noon
Thu 6/2
Noon
We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

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

$11 - $54

Out of all the popular cities in New Zealand, Auckland is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $11/day. Renting a car in Auckland is 80% cheaper than renting one in Hamilton where the per day rate is around $54. Other fairly inexpensive cities in New Zealand to get a rental car in are: Christchurch ($13/day), Wellington ($18/day), and Queenstown ($19/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 $11/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in New Zealand is Auckland.

Cheapest time to rent a car in New Zealand

January

$33

February

$25

March

$24

April

$30

May

$27

June

$32

July

$30

August

$27

September

$26

October

$24

November

$22

December

$37

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, AeroDrive (10.0 rating), Scotties (10.0 rating) and EZU Car Rental (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in New Zealand.

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

The most popular rental car company in New Zealand is Apex. With prices on FULLSIZE starting at $11/day about 454% more people book with Apex than other companies in the country.

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

At $42/day, it is 12% cheaper on average to rent a car in Auckland than any other city in New Zealand. The cheapest price found in New Zealand was for $20/day in Auckland.

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

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

Find cars in New Zealand

Select your preferred car rentals in New Zealand from the list below.