About NZ Rent A Car Group

New Zealand Rent A Car is a co-operative of well-established independent companies providing low cost car rentals in all main centres in NZ. Our company is unique, offering you the convenience of nationwide coverage, combined with the personal service of independent owner-operators.

New Zealand Rent A Car began in 1991 and has grown from 10 offices into a network of 10 branches throughout New Zealand, from Auckland in the North Island to the south in Dunedin. We are the largest multi-depot off-airport car rental company in NZ.

Our focus is on providing a friendly, personal service and safe, clean, economical car rentals at affordable prices.

We have over 1,000 rental vehicles from small hatchback cars to 12 seater minibuses, and at some branches, specialist vehicles including sports cars, furniture trucks, and a range of 4 wheel drive vehicles. Most branches have budget backpacker vehicles available for longer term hires at excellent rates.

We offer a courtesy pick-up service at all main airports, railway stations, bus depots and accommodation within 5kms of our car rental depots.

We are also members of the Rental Vehicle Association, which imposes a strict code of conduct for all members.

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Guarantee

We maintain all of our hire vehicles to a high Certificate of Fitness standard. If you have a mechanical breakdown not caused through your negligence, and we do not fix the problem or replace your vehicle within 24hrs ​​(location and vehicle service availability dependent), we will give you your money back.

7 Reasons To Choose NZRAC

In addition to everything you’d expect from a rental car company – great prices and vehicle range – there are many reasons to choose NZRAC for your next hire car journey, and here are just a few of them.

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High Vehicle Availability

With a large fleet of vehicles, there are not only a lot to choose from but a good chance you’ll be able to secure the vehicle you want at the right time.

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One Way Hires

Because you are able to drop off at a different depot location from your starting point, it’s much more convenient for trip planning.

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Diverse Locations Around New Zealand

From the main centres to smaller regional towns, NZRAC can be found in 10 different locations.

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Locally Owned & Operated

You can always chat to branch staff to get a local opinion on the best things to see and do, as well as travel information and tips specific to the area.

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Small Enough To Be Friendly

Because each branch is managed individually, you get a more personal level of service and attention – we understand every customer is unique.

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Large Enough To Meet Your Needs

With a wider network of branches throughout the country and many different vehicles and options, let us know your exact circumstances so we can try to cater to your needs specifically.

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Great Customer Feedback

We’re proud to have served hundreds of satisfied customers over the years, and are thrilled with the testimonials we’ve received.

Our Promise

New Zealand Rent A Car was established to offer low cost car hire in New Zealand through a network of independent owner-operated businesses. We offer the convenience of nationwide coverage, with the personal service you expect to find in a small business.

All vehicles are covered by a free Roadside Assistance programme.

New Zealand Rent A Car is a nationwide network of independent car hire companies operating throughout New Zealand. Each branch manager has personally promised to provide you with an efficient, friendly, personal service and a safe, clean, quality car hire at an affordable price.

Our car rentals offer exceptionally competitive rates, backed up by a New Zealand wide network of independently-owned branches whose sole concern is ensuring you get the best possible service and support – wherever you travel.

When crossing between the North and South Island, you can drop off your low cost car hire in Wellington or Picton and pick up a fresh vehicle from our branch on the other side.  This option is seasonally dependent and needs to be requested and confirmed during the booking process.

We also offer free pick-up within 5km of any of our branches during business hours. Minimum 3 day hire​ may apply, please ask the branch.​

A “Meet and Greet” service is available from our branches for most domestic flights. Call us on Free Phone 0800 800 956 for airport service from any city. An airport fee may apply where the airport is more than 5kms from our nearest branch or hire is less than 3 days​.

One way rentals are available between most locations. Minimum rental periods and restrictions to some vehicle types may apply.

Book online or call us now. Our operators are available 8am-5pm, 7 days a week. View our branch locations.

Contact

If you have any questions or need help or advice about rental cars or your New Zealand travel plans we’re here to help you. Please contact us

New Zealand Free Phone: 0800 800 956

Australian Free Phone: 1800 771 302

Other international enquiries. Find your nearest New Zealand rental cars branch.

Contact

If you have any questions or need help or advice about rental cars or your New Zealand travel plans we’re here to help you. Please contact us

New Zealand Free Phone: 0800 800 956

Australian Free Phone: 1800 771 302

Other international enquiries. Find your nearest New Zealand rental cars branch.