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Cheap Car Rentals in Wellington, New Zealand

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Wellington, New Zealand 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 24 May 2024.

January

฿1,535

February

฿1,717

March

฿1,717

April

฿1,352

May

฿1,133

June

฿1,242

July

฿1,571

August

฿1,315

September

฿1,206

October

฿1,169

November

฿1,352

December

฿1,973

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Wellington is May. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Wellington, New Zealand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Wellington, New Zealand to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

Medium cars

฿1,496 - ฿2,435

All Car Types

฿1,326 - ฿2,461

To hire a medium car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿955/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Wellington, New Zealand (~฿1,496/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿2,435/day). In fact, February is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Wellington, hiring 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.

Top rental agencies in Wellington, New Zealand

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Wellington, New Zealand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Wellington, New Zealand. Reviews were last updated on 24 May 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Wellington area such as Avis, Budget and Apex. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Avis

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.6

Budget

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

9.5

Apex

9.3
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.6

Dollar

8.5
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

7.5

Hertz

8.5
Very Good
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.4

Ace Rental Cars

7.3
Good
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

7.3

Thrifty

7.2
Good
4 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.2

Europcar

6.4
Okay
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.2

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Wellington, New Zealand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 24 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Wellington?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Yesaway (10.0 rating) and Budget (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Wellington.

  • What are petrol prices like in Wellington?

    The average price of petrol in Wellington is ฿66.89/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿3,010 and ฿4,348 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Wellington for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz is one of the most popular car hire companies in Wellington, offering car hire for around ฿15,717 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Wellington 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 36% to make it a great deal in Wellington. Try to book at least 64 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Wellington?

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

  • What car do most people hire in Wellington?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Wellington is Standard (Nissan X-Trail) based on our Cheapflights data.

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