You can pay with Visa, American Express or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card provided by a bank or credit card company when booking your rental on our website.
If you've opted for Essential or Basic Cover for your car rental, this usually means that you will need a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You’ll usually be given the opportunity to buy a top up policy by the hire partner on collection, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Would you prefer us to allow you to pay using something other than credit card or debit card? Please contact us and let us know. We’re open to ideas about how we can improve our service to make booking your car hire as Stress Free as it can be.
You can book using a huge number of different currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
Most of the Invercargill New Zealand car rental partners we include on the website will accept a debit card when you pick up the rental; some of these do have special terms and conditions associated to them. Be careful to review the contract terms if you intend to pick up the car using a debit card.
Don't forget that quite often car hire companies that do accept debit card on collection are not as cheap as car hire companies that accept credit card only.
One thing to think about when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card on collection, car rental companies sometimes hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, this can be a significant amount of money , if you opt to pay with debit card this will be debited from your bank account and not refunded until weeks following you've returned the car.
It's ridiculously easy on our website to identify which car hire companies do accept debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare which car rental companies do accept your card type when you pick up the car.
Frequently, car rentals that come with the Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card on collection with no extra charges. You're able to review if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the car rental security deposit and insurance alternatives on the second step of the website booking process.
It is useful to know the different payment and currency options for your car rental in Invercargill New Zealand, as often payments for add ons (such as Sat Nav and child seats) might have to be paid for in local currency (by credit card) at the rental car collection desk.
You'll have been provided with car rental pick up location details with your booking confirmation email. Take some time to read through how to get to the car rental collection location before you begin your trip
Before driving away ,check the carrental T&Cs. There may be extra fees for border crossing etc so make sure you understand these.
If you've purchased Essential excess cover on our website or have your own policy, you should still make some time to check the vehicle for pre existing damage. Also spend some time taking photographs on your phone of each section of the vehicle. If there is damage on the car that is not mentioned in your hire agreement you must inform the vehicle rental company
You should check the wheels and door locks for damage as well. These are easy to miss if you are in a hurry to start your journey
Be sure to double check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the car the petrol cap is on
Beside the exterior, you should also spend time documenting any damage to the inside of the car and reporting it to the car rental provider prior to driving away
Spending a little time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any disagreements with the vehicle hire company when you return the vehicle
All the cars listed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. You should double check that the fuel tank is full prior to setting off. if you find that it isn't you should inform the car rental company before driving away
Car rentals in Invercargill 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.
The following car rental brands are available in Invercargill New Zealand: Thrifty New Zealand, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar.
We work hard to make sure that the prices you see on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in New Zealand
All of our rentals in Invercargill New Zealand include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up 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.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
Prior to setting off spend some time to familiarise yourself with the car and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the opposite side of the road.
Be careful if you're driving outside of the main cities in New Zealand to look out for wildlife in the road.
If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in New Zealand Invercargill the car rental company might deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this is the case you'll be informed by email once this has been processed
Sometimes it's daunting at first to drive in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great trip
When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be extra careful of traffic circles. You should navigate road circles using a clockwise direction, giving way to cars already on the roundabout to the right.
If you intend to drive across the border into a different country, be sure to check the terms and conditions for additional fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't there's a possibility that you will not be insured if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen
If you'd like to drop off the car in a different place to the location you picked it up from, any additional one way charges are included in the price detailed on our website.
it can be a good idea to keep some change available in the car to pay for tolls. most tolls accept cards but it's better to have some change just in case
When driving in a different country many countries have very stringent restrictions relating to drinking alcohol when driving. To be safe, we advise you not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your car
Driving in New Zealand Invercargill is on the left hand side of the road
At Stress Free Car rental, we compare prices on a huge range of vehicle categories. 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 Invercargill | New Zealand, we’ve got you covered.
Driving with a lot of luggage? Need to take a lot of stuff on your trip but not enough to justify a van? Perhaps one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We list estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Invercargill New Zealand.
If you can't find a car, people carrier or minibus that you want to hire, or if you have any questions regarding luggage space or car seat set up, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
If you're travelling with 2 large suitcases, we recommend taking a look at a rental in our Large Car category. These cars have lots of of room for up to 5 people and several bags.
Need transport for more than 5 people? Our website offers a variety of people carriers available in Invercargill New Zealand that can comfortably transport 7 or 8 passengers. If you're travelling with more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus a lot of bags) we recommend having a look at our range of rental minibuses.
Vacationing with a larger group in Invercargill 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 huge range of minibus and van rental brands.
Trying to find a car rental that's a bit special whilst you are in Invercargill New Zealand? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares deals for prestige car brands such as Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Range Rover.
From large SUVs such as the Land Rover Discovery to smaller SUVs like the Nissan Juke and Opel Mocha , we include a huge selection for you to compare before booking your rental in Invercargill New Zealand.
Enjoy the wind in your hair as you navigate around Invercargill New Zealand in your convertible hire car. Stress Free Car Rental finds low cost deals on convertibles of all different sizes from Mustangs to Fiat 500s.
We compare a huge selection of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, perfect to navigating narrow city streets ,remember though, but don't forget you will have limited luggage space so be sure to pack light. .
There's a wide variety of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our personal frustration with the process of hiring a car.
Stress Free Car Rental won't be beaten on price. Our car hire price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower price, we'll match it.
The reason we decided to do things a bit differently is because we got annoyed with seeing people being hit with unexpected fees and felt like we could provide a better service.
Stress Free Car Rental checks millions of car hire prices at 1000s of car hire locations to source low cost offers and make booking them on the website as quick, easy and Stress Free as it can be
Car hire providers we work with include the main vehicle hire companies like Europcar and Hertz there are some companies we know will not give you the price or experience that you deserve - so we do not include these on our website.
Our pricing always includes extra fees that other websites often don't display - this makes sure that our process is as transparent as it can be.
Stress Free Car Rental won't work with just any car hire firms. We're cautious to only work with brands you can trust.
Stressfreecarrental.com work hard to ensure that we provide you with all of the best car hire prices in Invercargill New Zealand with no hidden fees.
We get how frightening choosing a hire car excess cover product can be. The fees that are included in the price of hiring a car can be very confusing, these include:
Stress Free Car Rental offers three levels of car hire excess cover, basic, essential and premium and we help you find the hire car that suits you, your family and your trip. You can view the details of these on the extras page of the site when booking your rental.
Many car hire websites mask the expensive insurance excess and security deposit prices in the small print. Customers are then shocked when the amount is taken from their debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is wrong and can really obstruct your plans which is why we work differently at Stress Free Car Rental.
We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the car rental process as simple as possible.
When you complete your booking with us you'll receive a booking confirmation email with all of your rental details included. Confirmation emails include directions to the car hire collection desk and opening hours. If your rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be included with the email
Booking couldn't be easier, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained in each section.
When you book a rental car with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you're spending beforehand - no scary fees, no hidden costs.
Picking up at the airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - you can book your rental now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Adding your flight number will help the car hire provider to wait for you if your flight is delayed. You should check the terms and conditions to understand what to do if your flight is cancelled or delayed.
Save on your car hire in Invercargill New Zealand by booking your car well in advance. Take some time to shop around the various different offers.
Just let us know and we'll sort everything out - it really is that, well, simple!
You'd like to pay with a debit card? Need a GPS included? No problem. You'll find all the options on the website including the best prices for add ons such as additional drivers and GPS. We provide options to pay with a debit card at most locations. Use the filters on our search results page to quickly and easily find them
Free Cancellation! You're able to cancel your vehicle hire and get a full refund up until 48 hours before collection.
We don't hide any charges, from the get-go, we are completely transparent.