We appreciate how intimidating picking a hire car excess cover product can be. The extra charges that are included in the price of hiring a vehicle can be very confusing, these can include:
A lot of car rental websites hide the expensive insurance excess and security deposit prices in the small print. Customers are then shocked when the amount is taken from the debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is wrong and can really hinder your plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.
If you're planning to jump on a flight into New Zealand, the closest international airport to Blenheim is Christchurh Airport, located 245 kilometres away (as the crow flies) from Blenheim. Christchurch International Airport, on the west coast of New Zealand's south Island, is New Zealand's second busiest International airport. If you plan to spend some time in Christchurch, we recommend visiting the International Antarctic Centre, where you'll find, where you can spend the day discovering insights into the country and its wildlife. On arrival at the airport it's easy to collect a rental car in Christchurch airport before you drive over to Blenheim. All of the main the car rental providers are within the international arrivals area.
You could also consider the possibility of flying into Queenstown Airport located around 569 kilometres away from Blenheim. A small single terminal international airport on New Zealand's South Island, Queenstown International Airport offers convenient access to the south of New Zealand and the centre of South Island. If you're visiting Queenstown in the winter season (June to October) and are looking for some winter sports, Queenstown is home to New Zealand's world class ski fields, so you'll have the opportunity to try out some Skiing or Snowboarding whilst you're there. Our website compares prices for cheap car hire in Queenstown Airport, so you can be sure you've reserved a great deal before you land. When you arrive to collect the car, most of the car rental providers collection desks are inside the main terminal.
3 kilometres further away than Queenstown Airport is Dunedin Airport. Near the South Eastern point of New Zealand's South Island, Dunedin International Airport provides access to the central and southern regions of New Zealand's South Island. The airport is a quick 30 minute drive from the centre of Dunedin . You can pick-up a hire car in Dunedin Airport and then continue onward to Blenheim. When you arrive at the airport, many of the car rental providers are located inside of the terminal building.
We work hard to ensure that vehicle hire on your trip is simple!
We only work alongside the most trusted and highly rated car rental companies, including Alamo, Hertz and Enterprise.
Compare the cheapest car rental deals in Blenheim New Zealand from brands you can trust, including National, Dollar and Europcar.
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Confused by insurance excess? We are here to help you through the whole process. We work hard to provide complete clarity when it comes to insurance excess and all of the other fees involved.
We offer a huge amount of family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with hatchbacks and convertibles.
The team at Stress Free spend days examining terms and conditions so that you don't have to. All key facts of the rental agreement are clearly visible every step of the way
Our cars have cover for damage, theft and third party claims.
If plans change you can cancel or edit your rental free of charge up to 48 hours before you collect.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Blenheim New Zealand. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters
All of our rentals in Blenheim New Zealand include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car 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.
The following car hire suppliers are available in Blenheim New Zealand: Thrifty New Zealand, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar.
We strive to be the best car rental agency around so that you know when you rent through us you're getting the best value, service and price.
All of the rentals on our website include all extra fees including everything that you're required to pay when you collect the car, including (but not limited to) one way fees, additional drivers and senior driver fees.
Booking a holiday, let alone renting a car, can be a stressful, costly, ordeal which is why our clever matching technology will find you your dream hire car at your dream price.
To start your stress free booking process, head to our homepage and type in your locations and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some of the best deals based on your information.
When searching for your rental, information you'll need:
We compare prices on a vast range of vehicle makes and models. Whether you’re looking for a small car to run around town, or perhaps a large SUV, a people carrier or a convertible for a road trip around Blenheim | New Zealand, we’ve got you covered.
Going on holiday with a lot of passengers in Blenheim New Zealand? Whether it’s a big family holiday or a golf vacation, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van prices from a vast array of van and minibus rental companies.
Stress Free Car Rental compares a vast range of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, ideal for drive around narrow streets ,remember though, but don't forget you’ll be restricted on luggage space so be sure to pack light. .
Is your trip with more than 5 people? Stress Free Car Rental offers a large variety of people carriers available in Blenheim New Zealand that easily accommodate 7 or 8 people. If you're travelling with more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus lots of luggage) we recommend reviewing our selection of minibuses for hire.
If you don't see a car, people carrier or minibus that you'd like to rent, or if you have any questions about boot space or car seat configurations, don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team.
Transporting a lot of luggage? Want to take quite a lot of stuff on your trip but not quite enough to require a van? Perhaps one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We include estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Blenheim New Zealand.
Enjoy the wind in your hair as you drive around Blenheim New Zealand in your convertible car rental. We find cheap deals on convertibles of all different shapes and sizes from Mustangs to Fiat 500s.
When you're travelling with 2 large suitcases, we suggest taking a look at something in our Large Car category. Large category cars come with lots of of room for 4 or 5 passengers and several bags.
From large SUVs such as the Land Rover Discovery to smaller SUVs like the Nissan Juke and Opel Mocha , we have a huge selection for you to compare on the site before you book your rental in Blenheim New Zealand.
Before you start your journey take some time to familiarise yourself with the car and its controls. This is very important if you're used to driving a manual transmission on the other side of the road.
If you'd like to take the car across a border into a different country, be sure to check the terms and conditions for additional fees and to let the car rental company know. If you don't there is a possibility that the cars insurance will not be valid if you are involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
If you're planning to leave the vehicle at a alternative place to the place you collected it from, any additional one way charges will be included in the pricing detailed on our website.
You should always drive in New Zealand Blenheim is on the left side of the road
It can be intimidating the first time you rent a car in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Enjoy your trip
When driving overseas lots of countries have extremely strict restrictions on drinking alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your rental
if you normally drive on the opposite side be cautious at road circles. You should navigate road circles in a clockwise direction, giving priority to vehicles already on the traffic circle to your right.
Be vigilant when driving beyond the main towns in New Zealand to look out for wildlife in the road.
you should have some loose change available in the car to pay for tolls. Many tolls accept cards but it's always safer to have cash just in case
If you receive a traffic violation fine when driving in New Zealand Blenheim the vehicle hire company might deduct this amount from the credit card you have on record. If this is the case you'll be notified by email when this has been processed