News, Updates & Fun Facts About Vehicle Rentals

How to save money on your car rental

We understand that every dollar counts when it comes to your holidays. A dollar saved is a dollar you can spend on the countless activities and experiences to be had in Nelson or any other corner of New Zealand. So, to help save you money, we’ve thrown together this quick guide to saving money on …

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Our minibus hire may just make your Christmas

Summer is always a busy time at work and home. From family meals to weddings and the ever-eventful work Christmas party, the end of the year is often the most social season. With socialising often comes alcohol consumption which reportedly increases by 40% on Christmas Day. The Police often warn of extensive breath testing from …

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Completely free things to do in Queenstown

Queenstown is famous for numerous things amongst the seasoned traveller; beautiful landscapes, tons of available activities and being a pretty expensive holiday retreat! When it comes to local knowledge and affordability, we like to think we know about both. If you’re wanting to visit Queenstown this summer but are on a tight budget we’ve written …

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Choosing the best car for a long drive

Setting out on a long-haul New Zealand drive across rugged and unpredictable terrain requires the right vehicle. As exciting as summer road trips can be, they can be spoiled by a bad choice of rental car. Underpowered motors or big gas-guzzlers can add an unnecessary burden. So when you’re planning a trip, it’s good to …

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Happiness Is A Cheap Car Rental

Our hire vehicle fleet is so extensive that we can cater for all budgets and preferences. If you want to pay a little more and drive a late-model, high-performance vehicle, then we have just the thing for you. But at New Zealand Rent a Car, we understand that many of our customers are on a …

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Maximise Your Space With Van Hire

It’s time to start planning the great summer road trip. But if you’re thinking about doing it in the good old family sedan, that summer road trip might not be so great after all. If you’ve got a few passengers on board, especially young kids, things can become a bit uncomfortable with all the gear …

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Nelson: The family friendly staycation spot

It’s almost time for the big family holiday of the year! Soon you’ll be packing your bags and heading out to one of the beautiful corners of New Zealand. When you have to consider the varied tastes of all the family, you need a place that can cater to all ages and offer a large …

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The Definitive Free Day Trip Guide for Christmas in Queenstown

There’s nothing quite like jumping into a car, picking a spot on the map and leaving fresh tyre tracks in the snow on the road to somewhere magical. Now, we don’t want to seem biased but there’s nowhere quite like New Zealand’s South Island for Christmas and you can bet your bottom dollar there are …

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It’s Our Time To Shine

Booking your Nelson car hire with us is the first step in planning your Nelson holiday. Our region is wonderful at any time of the year but it truly shines in the spring and summer sun so it is time to organise your trip. The more organised you are, the more you’ll get out of …

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Central Otago: Spectacular In Spring

We, like so many of our fellow locals, think Central Otago is a special place all year round. No matter when you rent a car from our wonderful vehicle fleet, you’ll be driving off into some of the most beautiful countryside anywhere in the world. While winter and summer are the seasons when most of …

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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.