Before commencing your trip take some time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the other side of the road.
you should keep some change ready in the car to pay for tolls. Many tolls will accept cards but it's better to have loose change just in case
Be vigilant if you're driving beyond the main cities in New Zealand to look out for wildlife in the road.
It can be daunting the first time you hire a car in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Enjoy your holiday
When driving overseas many countries have extremely stringent restrictions relating to consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we suggest not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your car
If you're planning to leave the car at a different location to the location you collected it from, any extra one way charges are included in the pricing detailed on the website.
if you normally drive on the opposite side be cautious with traffic circles. You should navigate traffic circles using a clockwise direction, giving priority to cars currently on the road circle to the right.
As well as being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we also offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a car with us.
Essential cover will appear as an option in the car hire insurance section. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover might not be available.
Essential Cover includes fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and much more.
Our essential cover, offered when you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a wide-range of additional costs that standard insurance doesn't.
Premium insurance is the highest option for car hire cover we provide.
Selecting Premium Insurance is totally optional, you can also decide to purchase Premium Cover at the car hire desk, Sometimes it's less expensive to book this up front on our website when you make your car hire booking.
You're able to buy Premium Cover along with your vehicle rental, so that you understand the price of everything before completing your booking.
We want you to be able to make an informed decision relating to which car rental insurance product is best for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the option to rent a car including a Premium cover product.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
All of our rentals in Mount Cook Glentanner Airport New Zealand include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car with a full tank and be asked to leave a small deposit for fuel when you collect the car. The deposit is refunded when you return the car with a full tank.
We work diligently to make sure that our prices on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in New Zealand
To collect your car the lead driver should present a Valid driver's license, Passport or National Identity Card, Credit or debit card in the lead driver's name, Home and local (hotel, villa etc) address and a Booking confirmation email. Any other requirements at collection will be clearly explained in your booking confirmation email.
Pay with Visa, American Express or a Mastercard debit card or credit card provided by a bank or credit card company when renting a car on our website.
Frequently, rentals that come with the Premium Cover option enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the car with no additional charges. You can review if a debit card is allowed, along with the different car rental security deposit and insurance options on the second step of the booking process.
Would you prefer us to allow you to pay with a method other than credit card or debit card? Do contact us to let us know. We’re always open to ideas re how we can enhance our service and make arranging your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.
It's ridiculously simple on our website to filter which car hire companies do accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare the car rental companies will accept your card type at the collection desk.
Stress Free Car Rental accepts a number of different currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
It's worth remembering that quite frequently car hire brands that do allow debit card on collection are not as cost effective as car hire companies that accept credit card only.
Lots of the Mount Cook Glentanner Airport New Zealand car rental partners we compare prices for accept a debit card when you collect the rental; but some of these do have different conditions associated to them. Be careful to understand the T&Cs if you'd like to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.
If you've included Essential or Basic Cover with your car rental, this usually means that you’ll have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You will usually be given the option to pay for a top up policy by the rental partner when you collect the car, this then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
It can be practical to know the alternative currency and payment options for your car rental in Mount Cook Glentanner Airport New Zealand, as often payments for extras (such as GPS and extra drivers) might need to be settled in the local currency (by credit card) on collection.
We're not called Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! Our aim is to make the car rental procedure as simple as we can.
Free Cancellation! You can cancel your car hire and receive a full refund until 48 hours before collection.
Booking your car hire couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained on each page.
Want to pay with a debit card? Require a GPS included? Not a problem. You'll find all the options on our website including great deals for add ons such as additional drivers and Toll pay devices. We provide options to pay with a debit card wherever possible. Use the filters on the website to quickly and easily find these options
When you book a hire vehicle with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you are spending in advance - no scary fees, no hidden costs.
Save money on your car rental in Mount Cook Glentanner Airport New Zealand by booking your car well in advance. Take time to shop around the various different offers.
Collecting at an airport but not sure of your flight number? No Problem - you can book your rental now and add the flight number to your rental later on. Adding your flight number will help the car hire company to wait for you if your flight is late. We recommend that you check the T&Cs to understand what to do if your flight is cancelled or delayed.
As soon as you complete your booking on the website you'll receive a booking confirmation email with all of your rental information included. Confirmation emails include directions to the car rental collection desk and opening hours. If the rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be included with the email
We don't hide any fees, we are transparent from the get-go.
Be sure that hiring a car at Mount Cook Glentanner Airport (GTN) is Stress Free using our easy to use and transparent booking process
If your flight departure is late you must make sure that the car rental company knows immediately. Most car rental companies will try to remain open longer than usual if you inform them that your flight will be collecting the car late. To assist with late arrival we recommend always informing us of a flight number with the car rental booking.
Once you've booked you'll receive an email with the details of how to find the car hire collection desk location
Don't forget to collect your bags before heading to the car rental pick up location. Quite often, the car hire pick up desk is groundside in the terminal ,so once you've passed passport control it might not be possible to return to the luggage area. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Mount Cook Glentanner Airport (GTN) website.
For meet and greet car rentals, an agent from the car rental provider will usually meet you in the arrivals location. After you've passed the security area, find the representative holding a card with the car rental provider name or your family name
Don't forget to collect your bags before heading to the car rental pick up location. Quite often, the car hire pick up desk is groundside in the terminal ,so once you've passed passport control it might not be possible to return to the luggage area
Occasionally the car hire pick up location is a bus drive away from the airport, the transfer bus is included free of charge by the car hire provider. Ensure that you check your booking information to understand where the minibus will pick you up.
If the pickup location is inside the airport at Mount Cook Glentanner Airport (GTN), it will usually be clearly signed inside the airport after passport control.
When at the car hire desk you'll need your driving licence, passport and a copy of your booking confirmation email. For most rentals, you will also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. You should verify the exact details required for the rental collection before begin your journey