Car Hire in Auckland, Auckland

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Auckland, New Zealand
18 Aug — 25 Aug
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Best deals found for Auckland, Auckland car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Auckland, Auckland
Ford Escape
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$33/day

1 Oct - 31 Oct
Ford Escape
Mitsubishi ASX
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$31/day

22 Sep - 30 Sep
Mitsubishi ASX
Mitsubishi ASX
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$35/day

1 Oct - 31 Oct
Mitsubishi ASX
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$17/day

4 Oct - 13 Nov
Hyundai i30
Mazda Mazda6
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$26/day

4 Oct - 13 Nov
Mazda Mazda6
Toyota Camry
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

$27/day

3 Sep - 5 Sep
Toyota Camry
Suzuki Swift
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$17/day

4 Oct - 13 Nov
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Highlander
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$33/day

1 Oct - 31 Oct
Toyota Highlander

Important information about Auckland car hire

One of the most iconic landmarks for hiring a car in Auckland is the Sky Tower. The view from the top of this tower is quite simply amazing. There is a casino as well as several food and beverage options at this location. If you are a wildlife lover, make the drive in rental cars in Auckland to the Auckland Zoo. Not only is this zoo home to many different plant and animal species, but it specializes in animal life found in New Zealand. The main route for a luxury car rental in Auckland from north to south through the Auckland area is Highway 1. Highway 20 also makes the trip from north to south and connects back to Highway 1 on the north and south end of the city. To travel west of the city, you will travel on Highway 16. While the city of Auckland is rather spread out, parking in the central area can be quite difficult as spots can be hard to find or are quite expensive. With over 10 car hire locations in Auckland, including several at the airport, renting a car is quite easy.

Like most major cities you will visit around the world, driving for hiring a car in Auckland can be difficult during both morning and evening rush hours, especially on Highway 1. It can also be difficult to get into or out of the central area during these times as well as on weekends. A great place to visit in cheap hired cars in Auckland that is not far from the center of Auckland is the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park. This amazing green space has awesome waterfront views as well as several hiking and walking trails. If you are someone that likes to hit the course, the Maramarua Golf Club is just a short drive in a cheap car rental to the southeast of the center of the city. Parts of the central area of Auckland are walkable, yet the city itself and the surrounding countryside are rather spread out, meaning you will certainly need a car to really explore this amazing area.

The first thing that you'll notice as a visitor from the United States utilizing hired cars in Auckland, New Zealand, is that you’ll drive on the left side of the road. A great way to remember this is that when you are driving your car, you always want to be sitting in the center of the road. Because of the terrain that New Zealand offers, you may find the roads are often hilly and narrow with a lot of sharp corners. Once you make the trip out of the city in Auckland car rentals, you may find that there are very few highways and most of the roads will be single lanes in each direction. In New Zealand, all passengers in a car must be wearing a seatbelt, and children that are under seven years old must be in an approved child restraint seat. The limit for alcohol in your system in New Zealand is 0.05%. For the most up-to-date and detailed information regarding driving laws in New Zealand, it is best to contact the local motor vehicle department.

For drivers from the United States that want an electric car rental in Auckland, New Zealand, you will need to bring your current valid driving license. The license must be in the English language and must contain your photograph. You cannot use a temporary or digital license to rent a car in Auckland. When you rent a car in New Zealand, you agree and understand to uphold the rules of driving.


Auckland, Auckland car rental deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Auckland that's right for you

Small cars

$28 - $58

All Car Types

$65 - $128

The average price of a Small hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $40. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Auckland, New Zealand is in September. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just $28 per day. A Small rental is typically 55% less expensive than the average car rental in Auckland. The average price of a car hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Auckland Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $56. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Auckland, New Zealand is in November. The price is 34% lower than the rest of the year at just $37 per day. A Medium rental is typically 36% less expensive than the average car rental in Auckland. The average price of a car hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Auckland Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $90. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Auckland, New Zealand is in November. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $63 per day. A Large rental is typically 5% more expensive than the average car rental in Auckland. The average price of a car hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Auckland Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $81. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Auckland, New Zealand is in November. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A SUV rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average car rental in Auckland. The average price of a car hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Auckland SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $99. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Auckland, New Zealand is in September. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $67 per day. A Van rental is typically 13% more expensive than the average car rental in Auckland. The average price of a car hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Pick-up truck hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $150. The cheapest time to hire a Pick-up truck in Auckland, New Zealand is in October. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just $85 per day. A Pick-up truck rental is typically 43% more expensive than the average car rental in Auckland. The average price of a car hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Luxury hire in Auckland, New Zealand is $106. The cheapest time to hire a Luxury in Auckland, New Zealand is in February. The price is 62% lower than the rest of the year at just $41 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 18% more expensive than the average car rental in Auckland. The average price of a car hire in Auckland can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Suzuki Swift
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$17/day

4 Oct - 13 Nov
Suzuki Swift
Hyundai i30
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$17/day

4 Oct - 13 Nov
Hyundai i30

Auckland car hire directory

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Quick facts about car hire in Auckland

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Auckland

Most Popular Agency

Mint Rentals

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, Intermediate

Cheapest Rental Car

$24

Most Popular Model

Nissan Tiida
The most popular Auckland car rental agency found on momondo this month is Mint Rentals. Other top choices for car rental companies are East Coast Car Rentals and Autounion Car Rental
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Auckland in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, Intermediate.
The lowest price for a rental car in Auckland is $24/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $44/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Auckland in the past 7 days is the Nissan Tiida. Our users also prefer the Hyundai i20 as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Auckland

Nearby attractions:

Otara Markets9.1 km
Mt. Smart Stadium10.0 km
Ellerslie Event Centre12.8 km
Ellerslie Auckland Racing Club12.9 km
Mt Albert Aquatic Centre14.5 km

Nearby attractions:

Otara Markets108.4 km
Mt. Smart Stadium114.8 km
Ellerslie Event Centre118.0 km
Ellerslie Auckland Racing Club118.0 km
Mt Albert Aquatic Centre121.6 km

Nearby attractions:

Otara Markets141.2 km
Mt. Smart Stadium148.2 km
Ellerslie Event Centre150.7 km
Ellerslie Auckland Racing Club150.7 km
Vector Arena155.4 km

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Driving with a car hire in Auckland - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Auckland so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

To rent a car for a weekend in Auckland in September, the average price was $74 with cheaper deals starting around $24. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $23 to $56.

Renting a car in Auckland is cheapest when using Hitch Car Rentals at one of their 2 locations in the city. The best daily rate a momondo has found is $12, but typically it’s best to assume your rental will cost $22/day.

The majority of the Auckland car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centres in Auckland such as Hertz, Snap Rentals, and Thrifty often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

When travelling to Auckland during the month of September, we recommend renting an Economy car in order to be best prepared for the weather and road conditions. An Economy car can handle both the wet and dry road conditions that are often seen in Auckland during September, when temperatures are around 15 °C and precipitation is 90 mm on average. Hiring a Economy in Auckland will cost you $19/day on average.

Budget is very popular in Auckland, New Zealand, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 5 locations in the city of Auckland, New Zealand, and can expect to pay about $79/day for your rental car in Auckland, New Zealand.

When you hire a car in Auckland, you should abide by the city’s 50 km/h speed limit. The speed limits on any suburban roads and highways in Auckland are 100 km/h and 110 km/h, respectively. Be on the lookout for posted signage, because these speed limits might change depending on where you are within Auckland.

In August, Auckland usually gets 110 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 12 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at hire cars in Auckland as it can help you make the best decision.

Travellers looking to leave from Auckland on a road trip around Auckland or the surrounding areas during the month of August should expect temperatures around 12 °C and about 110 mm of possible rain through the month.


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Why use momondo?

You should book a car hire in Auckland using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the car hire prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

momondo makes it easier for you to find great car hire in Auckland, by allowing you to refine your search with numerous filtering options. You can narrow your selection by looking at price, car type, location and more.

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in Auckland offering free cancellation on momondo.

momondo specifically allows you to search for car hire in Auckland with fair fuel policies.

Yes, momondo shows deals with enhanced cleaning services for hire cars in Auckland.

Absolutely. You can specifically filter for car hire deals in Auckland with unlimited mileage on momondo.


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