New Zealand

Cheap Car Rentals in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
3 Oct — 10 Oct
Same drop-off
Auckland, New Zealand
Mon 3/10
Noon
Mon 10/10
Noon
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New Zealand car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in New Zealand

Price

฿534 - ฿2,558

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

January

฿1,237

February

฿937

March

฿899

April

฿1,124

May

฿974

June

฿1,162

July

฿1,424

August

฿1,237

September

฿1,199

October

฿899

November

฿824

December

฿1,387

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New Zealand is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 New Zealand

Compare available car types for rental in New Zealand

Small cars

฿544 - ฿3,918

All Car Types

฿1,019 - ฿2,871

To hire a Small car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,337/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in New Zealand (~฿544/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿3,918/day). In fact, July is about 60% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Small car saves you 22% 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 New Zealand Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,796/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in New Zealand (~฿1,033/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿4,433/day). In fact, August is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Medium 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. Here are the best New Zealand Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿918/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in New Zealand (~฿1,515/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿2,634/day). In fact, November is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Large car saves you 47% 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 hire a SUV car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,872/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in New Zealand (~฿1,266/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿4,411/day). In fact, October is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a SUV car is 9% 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 New Zealand SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,520/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in New Zealand (~฿1,525/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~฿4,641/day). In fact, January is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in New Zealand, hiring a Van 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.

Honda City฿13/day
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Honda City
Nissan Leaf฿13/day
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Nissan Almera฿14/day
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Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Snap Rentals (10.0 rating) and Hertz (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in New Zealand.

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

With an average price of ฿1,313/day, Apex is the most popular car hire provider in New Zealand, booking 340% more hire cars than any other provider.

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

At ฿1,173/day, it is 32% cheaper on average to rent a car in Christchurch than any other city in New Zealand. The cheapest price found in New Zealand was for ฿741/day in Christchurch.

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

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

Small Car Rentals in New Zealand

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