If you plan to enter New Zealand via an airport, the nearest international airport to Auckland is Auckland Airport, which is located 18 kilometres away (as the crow flies) from central Auckland. New Zealand's main Airport, Auckland Airport is on the north side of New Zealand's north island, just a 23 minute drive from Auckland City Centre. Whilst you're passing through Auckland, you could take some time to take the the Fullers Ferry. Just a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland it's possible to visit Waiheke Island, home of more than 30 small production vineyards, beautiful beaches and walking trails. If you plan to collect a hire car in Auckland before you continue onward to Auckland you can find most of the main rental car providers located inside the terminal buildings.
There's also the option of flying into Wellington Airport which is around 498 kilometres from Auckland. Close to the southern tip of New Zealand's North Island, Wellington International Airport is New Zealand's third busiest airport. Wellington airport is conveniently positioned just a quick fifteen min drive from Wellington Downtown. If you're spending some time in Wellington, you could take the cable car to Kelbourn lookout and spending some time at the botantical gardens. We compare prices for all of the car hire in Wellington, so it couldn't be easier to find an awesome deal for your rental, to collect at the airport before your trip to Auckland. The majority of the car rental companies are located close to the domestic baggage claim area.
There's a wide variety of reasons why we are different from our rivals but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our own frustration with the process of renting a car.
We won't be beaten on price. Our car rental price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire car at a lower cost, we'll match it.
All our pricing includes additional fees that other car hire websites don't usually include - this makes sure that our process is as clear-cut as it can be.
So, the reason we do things differently is because we got annoyed with seeing customers being hit with unexpected fees and felt like we could provide a better service.
We work to deliver you with all of the best car rental deals in Auckland New Zealand with no nasty surprises.
Stressfreecarrental.com are based in Manchester UK and we're on a mission to make hiring a car Stress Free for our customers
Stress Free Car Rental only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always cheaper compared to the alternatives.
You can use the filters on our search page to find your perfect rental, including options with an automatic transmission, diesel engine and low insurance excess options.
Vehicle Makes at each car hire location are variable. You will always be provided with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact type may vary from the one booked. If you would prefer a particular model, at most car hire locations we provide pre bookable guaranteed models from selected car rental companies . Use the filters on our website to find guaranteed model options.
Car hire prices can change greatly at different times of the year. School holidays are an important thing to consider that affects car rental prices. Take this into account when considering your rental.
Before driving away take some time to get used to the car and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual gearbox on the other side of the road.
It might seem daunting the first time you drive in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Enjoy your vacation
If you're used to driving on the opposite side of the road be cautious of roundabouts. Be sure to navigate road circles using a clockwise direction, giving priority to vehicles currently on the roundabout to the right.
When driving abroad many countries have extremely stringent regulations relating to drinking alcohol when driving. To be safe, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your vehicle
Be extra careful if you're driving beyond the main cities in New Zealand to look out for wild animals in the road.
It's worth keep some spare change available in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. Many toll roads accept cards but it's better to have cash just in case
You should always drive in New Zealand Auckland is on the left hand side of the road
If you receive a parking or speeding fine when driving in New Zealand Auckland the vehicle rental company will take this amount from the credit card you have on file. If this is the case you'll be informed via email when this has been processed
If you're planning to drop off the car at a different place to the one you collected it from, all additional one way charges are already included in the pricing detailed on the website.
If you plan take the car across the border into another country, be careful to check the conditions of rental for additional fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you fail to do so there is a possibility that your insurance will be invalidated if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen
The following car rental suppliers are available in Auckland New Zealand: Hertz, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar, GO Rentals, JUCY, Thrifty, Thrifty New Zealand, Green Motion, Drive NZ, Alamo, Enterprise, National, Dollar.
An example average cost for 5 days in Auckland for November is GBP456.39 for a lead driver aged 35
We work hard 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.
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.