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Picking up your Gisborne New Zealand Car rental with no credit card .

You can use a Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring a car on our website.

It’s worth bearing in mind that quite frequently car hire companies that will allow debit card at the desk are not as cheap as those that accept credit card only.

Would you like us to accept payments with a method other than credit card or debit card? Please get in touch to let us know. We are always open to new ideas regarding how we can improve our service to make paying for your car rental a Stress Free experience.

If you've chosen Essential or Basic Cover for your rental, it often means that you’ll need to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You’ll usually be given the opportunity to purchase a top up policy by the rental company on collection, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

It’s good to know the different payment options for your car hire in Gisborne New Zealand, as some payments for add ons (like Sat Nav and child seats) might have to be paid in the local currency (by credit card) at the rental car collection desk.

Many of the Gisborne New Zealand car rental brands we work with accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the car; some of these do have special T&Cs associated with them. Ensure that you review the terms and conditions if you want to use a debit card when you collect the car.

Quite often, rentals that come with the Premium Cover option will allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any additional fees. You're able to review if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the different car rental excess and insurance options on the extras page of our website booking process.

One important thing to consider when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card when collecting your car, car hire companies frequently block an excess on the lead drivers credit card, this can be a considerable amount of money and if you choose to pay using debit card this will be debited from your bank and not returned until weeks after your rental has ended.

We accept a large number of different currencies including US Dollars (USD), British Pounds (GBP), Euros (EUR), South African Rand (ZAR) and Canadian Dollars (CAD).

We’ve made it really simple on our website to identify which car rental brands will accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the search results page to compare which car rental partners will accept your preferred card type at the counter.

Would you like to hire an SUV, a minibus, convertible or people carrier at Gisborne New Zealand?

At Stress Free Car rental, we compare deals on a wide range of vehicle types and sizes. 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 Gisborne | New Zealand, we’ve got you covered.

Planning a trip with a lot of passengers in Gisborne New Zealand? Whether it’s a big family holiday or a golf vacation, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat van and minibus prices from a vast array of rental brands.

If you’re struggling to find a car, people carrier or minibus that you'd like to rent, or if you have any questions about boot space or seating set up, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Have a lot of luggage? Want to take a lot of stuff on your trip but not quite enough to require a van? It could be that one of our estate cars will meet your requirements. We include estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Gisborne New Zealand.

We offer a vast selection of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, ideal for drive around narrow streets but keep in mind that you will be restricted on luggage space so be sure to pack light. .

Travelling with more than 5 people? Stress Free Car Rental offers a large variety of people carriers available in Gisborne New Zealand that easily accommodate 7 or 8 people. For more than 8 passengers (or for 8 passengers plus lots of luggage) we recommend reviewing our range of minibuses for hire.

Feel the wind in your hair as you drive around Gisborne New Zealand in your convertible car rental. Stress Free Car Rental finds cheap deals on convertibles of all different shapes and sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.

Looking to drive something a bit special when you are in Gisborne New Zealand? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares car rental deals for prestige car manufacturers such as Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Range Rover.

If your luggage includes 2 large suitcases, we suggest taking a look at a rental in our Large Car category. Large category cars come with plenty of space for up to 5 passengers and several bags.

From smaller SUVs such as the Rav4 or Jeep Renegade to larger SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and Ford Expedition , we have a huge selection for you to compare on the site before booking your rental in Gisborne New Zealand.

What are we all about?

We work hard to ensure that vehicle rental on holiday is stress free!

We work alongside the most trusted and highly rated car rental companies, including Hertz, Enterprise and Alamo.

Confused by security deposits? Stressfreecarrental.com is here to help you every step of the way. We endeavour to deliver absolute clearness when it comes to insurance excess and all of the other charges involved.

We offer a variety of family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with hatchbacks and convertibles.

Review the cheapest car rental deals in Gisborne New Zealand from brands you can trust, including National, Thrifty and Keddy.

Rent your car today with no hidden payments or credit card fees.

We spend days trawling through detailed T&Cs so that you don't need to. All key points of the rental agreement are clearly displayed every step of the way

To be listed on the website, all vehicles have to come with a full to full fuel policy and absolute transparency about security deposit and insurance costs.

Our vehicles have cover for third party claims, damage and theft.

If your plans change you can change or cancel your rental agreement for free up to 48 hours before you collect.

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Opening hours
Monday: 08:00:00 to 17:00:00
Tuesday: 08:00:00 to 17:00:00
Wednesday: 08:00:00 to 17:00:00
Thursday: 08:00:00 to 17:00:00
Friday: 08:00:00 to 17:00:00
Saturday: 09:00:00 to 12:00:00
Sunday: 09:00:00 to 12:00:00

Making a car hire booking

We strive to be the best car hire website around so that you know when you hire with us you're getting the best value, service and price.

Once your booking has been made, managing it couldn't be more straightforward, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check your booking including prices and payments.

Hiring a car, can be a stressful, costly, ordeal which is why our clever car hire matching technology will find you your perfect hire car at your dream price.

All of the deals on our website include all charges including everything that you're required to pay when you collect the car, including (but not limited to) local taxes, child seats and senior driver fees.

To begin your stress free booking process, head to our homepage and type in your locations and dates then in just seconds we'll bring up some great value deals based on your information.

When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need:

  1. Car hire & pickup location
  2. Pick-up & drop-off date
  3. Pick-up time and drop-off time
  4. The age of the driver

Frequently asked questions about Gisborne New Zealand car rental

Which car hire suppliers are available in Gisborne New Zealand?

The following car hire suppliers are available in Gisborne New Zealand: Thrifty New Zealand.

What do I need when I collect the car in Gisborne 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.

Can I cancel my rental in Gisborne New Zealand if I change my mind?

Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.

For my car rental in New Zealand, how can I reduce the insurance excess?

Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Gisborne New Zealand. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Gisborne 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.

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Our advice of things to check before picking up your vehicle rental

You'll have been provided with car rental location collection instructions with your confirmation email. Take some time to understand how to find the vehicle hire pick up location before you leave

Before driving away ,review the carhire T&Cs. There could be extra charges for crossing borders etc so make sure you understand these.

You should inspect alloy wheels and door locks for issues as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss if you are in a hurry to start your trip

Spending some time to take photos and report any issues, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any problems with the vehicle hire company when you return the car

All the vehicles displayed on our web site include a full to full fuel policy. You should ensure that the fuel tank is full before you set off. If it isn't you must inform the car rental company immediately

Be sure to check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the car the fuel cap is on

If you have bought Premium excess cover on our web site or have a different policy, always take some time to inspect the vehicle for pre existing damage. We also recommend taking photos with your phone of each part of the vehicle. If damage exists on the car that is not mentioned in your hire agreement you should report this to the car hire company

Beside the exterior, you should also spend time documenting all damage to the inside of the vehicle and reporting it to the vehicle hire provider prior to driving away

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover

Premium cover is the highest option for car hire cover we provide.

Lots of our customers choose the Premium Cover option when they're are renting a car because it usually reduces the excess to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or car hire insurance excess risk. Customers can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.

Choosing Premium Insurance is totally optional, you can also opt to buy Premium Cover at the car hire counter, It is usually less expensive to book this in advance on our website at the same time as you make your car hire booking.

So that you're able to understand all of the options relating to which car rental insurance product is best for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the ability to buy a Premium cover product.

On our website it's possible to buy Premium Cover along with your vehicle rental, so that you understand the price of everything before starting your trip.

Car rental excess, security deposits and insurance

We appreciate how intimidating choosing a hire car insurance product can be. The extra charges that are included in the price of hiring a car can be very confusing, these can include:

  • The cost of hiring the vehicle
  • Any extras (e.g. child car seats & sat nav)
  • Insurance costs

Stress Free Car Rental offers three options for car hire excess cover, premium, essential and basic and we help you find the hire car that suits you, your family and your trip. You're able to review the details of these on the extras page of the site when booking your rental.

Many hire car websites hide the costly insurance excess and security deposit prices in the terms and conditions. Customers are then shocked when the cash 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 work differently at Stress Free Car Rental.

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