Wanaka

Cheap Car Rentals in Wanaka

Wanaka, New Zealand
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Wanaka car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Wanaka. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 25, 2024.

Most popular company

APEX

Price of gas per gallon

$6.66

Average price per day

$38

Cheapest price per day

$26

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Wanaka 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 February 25, 2024.

January

$60

February

$73

March

$74

April

$42

May

$27

June

$33

July

$64

August

$49

September

$37

October

$35

November

$58

December

$73

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Wanaka is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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 Wanaka

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Wanaka to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on February 25, 2024.

Small cars

$20 - $108

All Car Types

$32 - $121

To rent a small car in Wanaka, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $60/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Wanaka, New Zealand (~$20/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$108/day). In fact, August is about 67% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Wanaka. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wanaka, renting a small car saves you 28% 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.

To rent a medium car in Wanaka, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $81/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Wanaka, New Zealand (~$32/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$154/day). In fact, June is about 61% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Wanaka. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wanaka, renting a medium car saves you 2% 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.

To rent a large car in Wanaka, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $87/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Wanaka, New Zealand (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$501/day). In fact, August is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Wanaka. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wanaka, renting a large car is 5% 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 Wanaka, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $72/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Wanaka, New Zealand (~$25/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$130/day). In fact, May is about 66% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Wanaka. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wanaka, renting a SUV saves you 13% 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.

Top rental agencies in Wanaka

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Wanaka known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Wanaka. Reviews were last updated on February 25, 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Wanaka, including CarWiz, New Zealand Discount Car Rentals and Economy Rent a Car. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

CarWiz

1 location

New Zealand Discount Car Rentals

1 location

Economy Rent a Car

1 location

EV Hire

1 location

FlexWays

1 location

Gold Car Rent a Car

1 location

MIC

1 location

NU Car

1 location

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Wanaka, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 25, 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Wanaka?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $38/day when booking a rental car in Wanaka. The best deal a user found was for $26/day from Apex, booked on Jul. 28.

What are gas prices like in Wanaka?

The average gas price in Wanaka is $6.66/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $79 and $114 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Wanaka for a week from Apex?

Apex is one of the most popular car rental companies in Wanaka, offering car rentals for around $217 per week on average.

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

Booking early can save you upwards 92% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 17 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Wanaka.

Can I rent a car for a month in Wanaka?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Wanaka for a month is certainly possible.

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Wanaka can be found for about $928, with the average price for a rental being around $31 a day. Book with Apex, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 52% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Wanaka.

What car do most people rent in Wanaka?

The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Standard (Toyota Corolla) in Wanaka, making it the most popular option.

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