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Cheap Car Rentals in Wellington, New Zealand

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Wellington, New Zealand Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per gallon$6.28
Average price per day$58
Cheapest price per day$24

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

January

$57

February

$32

March

$34

April

$44

May

$37

June

$39

July

$45

August

$42

September

$48

October

$47

November

$44

December

$66

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

There are currently 59 rental locations operating in Wellington, New Zealand spread across 30 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Wellington, New Zealand is SUV at $6 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for rental in Wellington, New Zealand

Small Cars

$37 - $61

All Car Types

$65 - $104

To rent a Small car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $46/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Wellington, New Zealand (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$61/day). In fact, August is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wellington, renting a Small car saves you 43% 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 Wellington Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $61/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Wellington, New Zealand (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$87/day). In fact, March is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wellington, renting 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 Wellington Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $89/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Wellington, New Zealand (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$108/day). In fact, June is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wellington, renting a Large car is 12% 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 Wellington Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $71/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Wellington, New Zealand (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$103/day). In fact, August is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wellington, renting a SUV car saves you 12% 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 Wellington SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $107/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Wellington, New Zealand (~$92/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$161/day). In fact, May is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wellington, renting a Van car is 26% 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 Wellington Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $109/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Wellington, New Zealand (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$204/day). In fact, February is about 64% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wellington, renting a Pickup Truck 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 Wellington Pickup Truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $70/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Wellington, New Zealand (~$18/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$201/day). In fact, June is about 75% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Wellington, renting a Luxury car saves you 12% 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.

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Top rental agencies in Wellington, New Zealand

All major car rental suppliers in Wellington, New Zealand

Ace Rental Cars

10.0
Wonderful
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Dollar

10.0
Wonderful
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

AeroDrive

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

9.6
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.6

Value

9.0

Europcar

9.0
Wonderful
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Bargain Rental Cars

6.0
Okay
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Avis

5.7
Fair
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.0

Thrifty

2.0
Poor
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Best Wellington, New Zealand Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Wellington, New Zealand?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $58/day when booking a rental car in Wellington, New Zealand. The best deal a user found was for $24/day from Avis, booked on Jan. 22.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Wellington, New Zealand?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Wellington, New Zealand from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget ($13/day), Mode Car & Camper Rentals ($47/day), and Ace Rental Cars ($52/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Ace Rental Cars (10.0 rating), AeroDrive (10.0 rating) and Dollar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Wellington, New Zealand.

What are gas prices like in Wellington, New Zealand?

The average gas price in Wellington, New Zealand is $6.28/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $75 and $108 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Wellington, New Zealand for a week from Hertz?

Hertz offers rental cars in Wellington, New Zealand for about $356 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Wellington, New Zealand for the best price?

Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 4% to make it a great deal in Wellington, New Zealand. Try to book at least 64 days prior to when you need the car rental to close on a rate below the average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Wellington, New Zealand?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Wellington, New Zealand for a month is certainly possible.

How much is a car rental in Wellington, New Zealand for a weekend?

Car rental prices in Wellington, New Zealand are typically $62 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Intermediate SUV to save money on your trip to $62. Our users have found prices for Intermediate SUV car rentals in February to be on average $59 per day.

What car do most people rent in Wellington, New Zealand?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Wellington, New Zealand is Special (Class Special Car) based on our Cheapflights data.

Luxury Car Rentals in Wellington, New Zealand

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Wellington, New Zealand from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Wellington, New Zealand

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Wellington, New Zealand van rentals.

Car type options available for Wellington, New Zealand

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