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Cheap Car Rentals in New Zealand from AED 31

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in New Zealand with a pick-up date of 24/5 and drop-off date of 8/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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New Zealand car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in New Zealand. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 19 May 2024.

Most popular company

Budget

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

AED 181

Cheapest price per day

AED 31

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in 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 19 May 2024.

January

AED 172

February

AED 205

March

AED 176

April

AED 106

May

AED 91

June

AED 95

July

AED 113

August

AED 102

September

AED 106

October

AED 113

November

AED 165

December

AED 238

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

Popular car types in New Zealand

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in New Zealand and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 19 May 2024.

There are 80 hire agencies servicing New Zealand. These agencies, altogether, have 749 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in New Zealand with prices from AED 31 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 2 car types you can hire in New Zealand:

Economy

Economy

AED 31+

Compact

Compact

AED 41+

SUV

SUV

AED 78+

People carrier

People carrier

AED 74+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

AED 107+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

AED 96+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

AED 114+

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

AED 115+

Compare available car types for rental in New Zealand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in 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 19 May 2024.

Small cars

AED 42 - AED 247

All Car Types

AED 85 - AED 357

To rent a small car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 163/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a small car in New Zealand (~AED 42/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~AED 247/day). In fact, August is about 75% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New Zealand, renting a small car saves you 23% 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 car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 198/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in New Zealand (~AED 76/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 312/day). In fact, September is about 62% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New Zealand, renting a medium car saves you 7% 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 New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 181/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a large car in New Zealand (~AED 145/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~AED 473/day). In fact, April is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New Zealand, renting a large car saves you 15% 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 SUV in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 246/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in New Zealand (~AED 126/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 528/day). In fact, September is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New Zealand, renting a SUV is 14% 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 rent a van in New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 255/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a van in New Zealand (~AED 211/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~AED 654/day). In fact, May is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for New Zealand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in New Zealand, renting a van is 18% 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.

Toyota YarisAED 31/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Ford FocusAED 41/day
4
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A/C
Ford Focus

Top rental agencies in New Zealand

Explore the leading car rental agencies in New Zealand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in New Zealand. Reviews were last updated on 19 May 2024.

Thrifty

62 locations

Hertz

49 locations

Firefly

47 locations

Sunnycars

36 locations

EZI

29 locations

Budget

24 locations

Moto Car Rental

23 locations

Avis

22 locations

Best New Zealand car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in New Zealand. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in New Zealand with an average daily rate of AED 106. Data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
Toyota YarisAED 31/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Ford FocusAED 41/day
4
M
A/C
Ford Focus
Nissan KicksAED 96/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Kicks

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in New Zealand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 19 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in New Zealand?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating), EZI (9.6 rating) and Rental Cars 247 (9.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in New Zealand.

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

    When hiring a car in New Zealand, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is Budget, and with prices around AED 257/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Budget is SUV, which starts as low as AED 103/day.

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

    At AED 181/day, it is 0% 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 AED 103/day in Auckland.

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

    In New Zealand, drivers are expected to drive on the left side of the road.

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Small car rentals in New Zealand

Find small car rental deals in New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in New Zealand cost an average of AED 164 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
Kia PicantoAED 164/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto

Luxury car rentals in New Zealand

Find luxury car rental deals in New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in New Zealand cost an average of AED 200 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
Lexus ESAED 156/day
5
4
M
Lexus ES
Lexus ESAED 159/day
5
4
M
A/C
Lexus ES
Mercedes-Benz E-Class WagonAED 287/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon

Car rentals by fuel type in New Zealand

Browse car rentals by fuel type in New Zealand. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in New Zealand. Deals were last updated on 19 May 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in New Zealand. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (AED 12+).

Electric

Electric

AED 28+

Hybrid

Hybrid

AED 12+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

AED 13+

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