Car rentals in Wanaka Airport New Zealand are usually fully insured with an excess amount. You can either purchase Essential cover for the excess or choose Premium cover to reduce the excess amount to zero. We clearly explain all of the insurance details every step of the way.
All of our rentals in Wanaka Airport New Zealand include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up with a full tank of fuel 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 hard to make sure that the prices you see on our website for your car rental 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.
There's a wide variety of reasons why we're different from our competitors but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our personal frustration with the process of renting a car.
We won't work with just any car rental companies. We're cautious to only work with car rental companies you can trust.
So, the reason we do things a bit differently is because we got frustrated with seeing customers being hit with unexpected fees and knew we could provide a better service.
We work hard to ensure that we provide customers with all of the best car rental deals in Wanaka Airport New Zealand with no unexpected fees.
All our pricing includes added fees that other car hire websites often don't include - this ensures that our process is as clear-cut as it can be.
Before driving away spend some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the other side of the road.
It's worth keep some loose change available in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. most toll roads will accept cards but it's better to have cash just in case
It might seem daunting at first to rent a car in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Have a great vacation
If you're used to driving on the opposite side of the road be extra careful at roundabouts. Be sure to navigate traffic circles using a clockwise direction, giving priority to cars already on the traffic circle to your right.
Be extra careful if you're driving outside of the main towns in New Zealand to look out for wild animals in the road.
If you plan drive across a border into another country, be careful to check the conditions of rental for cross border fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't there is a possibility that you will not be insured if you're involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
You should always drive in New Zealand Wanaka Airport is on the left hand side of the road
When driving abroad many countries have very strict regulations relating to consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your car
As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two different levels of insurance when you book a vehicle with us.
Our essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of extra charges that standard insurance does not.
Essential cover will be available as a choice in the car hire insurance options. For some partner/geographical car rental combinations the cover isn't always available.
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If your flight is delayed you should ensure that the car hire provider knows immediately. Most will try to remain open later than usual if they're informed that you will be arriving late. To assist with late arrival it's recommended always providing your flight number with the car rental booking.
Always remember to collect your luggage before you go to the car hire collection desk. Often, the car hire pick up desk is groundside in the terminal ,so once you've passed passport control it might be difficult to return to the luggage area. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Wanaka Airport (WKA) website.
If your pick up location is within the terminal at Wanaka Airport (WKA), this will be signed inside the airport when your through passport control.
Your email confirmation will include the directions to the car rental pick up location
When you're at the car rental collection office you must have your driver's licence, a copy of your confirmation email and your passport. Unless your rental specifies that you can use a debit card, you will also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. You should verify the specific details required for your hire collection before you set off on your trip
If your plans change we'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before collecting the vehicle
All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.