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Our advice of things to check when driving away your car hire

You'll have received car hire location collection instructions with your email confirmation. Spend some time to understand how to find the vehicle rental collection location before you set off

Taking some time to take photos and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any issues with the car hire provider when returning the car

Ensure you check the fuel type for the vehicle and check which side of the vehicle the filler cap is on

All of the rentals listed on the web site include a full to full fuel policy. Always check that the tank is full before you set off. If it isn't you should report this to the rental company immediately

Before driving away ,check the vehiclehire terms and conditions. There might be additional charges for crossing borders etc so make sure you understand these.

Whether you have bought Essential excess cover on the web site or you have a different insurance policy, always take some time to check the car for damage. We advise taking photos with your phone of each panel of the car. If there is damage on the vehicle that is not mentioned in your rental contract you must inform the vehicle hire company

Beside the exterior, you should also spend time documenting all damage to the inside of the car and informing the vehicle rental company prior to starting your trip

You should inspect the wheels and locks for issues as well. These are easy to miss when you are in a rush to begin your trip

Car hire in Motueka New Zealand made simple

We are based in Manchester UK and we are on a mission to make renting a car a Stress Free experience

Vehicle types at each car rental location can vary. The car rental company will always provide you with a car that’s the same size in terms of body style, passengers and luggage capacity but the exact type may vary from the one displayed. If you have a preference for a particular make, at most car rental locations we offer options to book guaranteed models . Use the filters on the website to find guaranteed model deals.

Additional drivers are available to book in advance on our website on step two of our booking process. In many cases you will pay for additional drivers on pickup.

You can use the filters on our website to find your ideal car rental, including rentals with an automatic gearbox, diesel fuel and low security deposit options.

We only offer car hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared with other car rental fuel policies.

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Nelson Airport

Trent Drive

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Monday: 07:30:00 to 22:30:00
Tuesday: 07:30:00 to 22:30:00
Wednesday: 07:30:00 to 22:30:00
Thursday: 07:30:00 to 22:30:00
Friday: 07:30:00 to 22:30:00
Saturday: 08:00:00 to 20:00:00
Sunday: 08:00:00 to 20:00:00

Blenheim Airport

Tancred Crescent

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Monday: 08:00:00 to 11:00:00
Monday: 14:30:00 to 20:15:00
Tuesday: 08:00:00 to 11:00:00
Tuesday: 14:30:00 to 20:15:00
Wednesday: 08:00:00 to 11:00:00
Wednesday: 14:30:00 to 20:15:00
Thursday: 08:00:00 to 11:00:00
Thursday: 14:30:00 to 20:15:00
Friday: 08:00:00 to 11:00:00
Friday: 14:30:00 to 20:15:00
Saturday: 08:00:00 to 11:00:00
Saturday: 14:30:00 to 18:00:00
Sunday: 08:00:00 to 11:00:00
Sunday: 14:30:00 to 18:00:00

Picking up your Motueka New Zealand Car rental without a credit card and other payment card options.

We accept Visa, Mastercard or an American Express credit card or a debit card issued by your bank or credit card company when renting a car on our website.

It’s useful to understand the alternative currency and payment options for your car hire in Motueka New Zealand, as payments for extras (such as Sat Nav and child seats) might need to be settled in local currency (by credit card) on vehicle collection.

One important thing to consider when deciding if you should use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies frequently hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, this can be a considerable amount of money , if you decide to pay using debit card this might be debited from your bank account and not refunded until a couple of weeks following you've returned the car.

Quite often, car rentals that include our Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any extra charges. You can view if a debit card is accepted, along with the different car hire security deposit and insurance alternatives on the second step of our website booking process.

If you choose Basic or Essential Cover with your rental, it often means that you will have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You’ll usually be given the option to pay for 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.

We accept a huge range of currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).

Would you like us to accept payments using something other than debit card and credit card? Do get in touch to let us know. We are open to ideas re how to improve our service and make arranging your car hire as Stress Free as it can be.

Many of the Motueka New Zealand car rental companies we include accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the rental; but sometimes these do have special conditions related to them. Be careful to review the terms if you want to pick up the car using a debit card.

We’ve made it really easy on the website to filter which car rental brands can accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the second page to compare which car rental partners do accept your card type when you pick up the car.

It’s worth bearing in mind that quite often car rental brands that will allow debit card at the desk are not as cost effective as car hire companies that accept credit card only.

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

We compare deals on a huge selection of car 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 Motueka | New Zealand, we’ve got you covered.

We offer a wide range of small cars, including Fiat 500s, Ford Kas, Nissan Micras and many more, ideal for drive around narrow streets ,remember though, but don't forget you’ll have limited luggage space so it's best to pack light. .

Looking to drive something a bit special whilst you’re in Motueka New Zealand? The Prestige Car Hire category compares rental prices for premier car brands such as Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Range Rover.

Feel the wind in your hair as you drive around Motueka New Zealand in your convertible rental car. We find great value deals on convertibles of all different shapes and sizes from Mustangs to Fiat 500s.

Have a lot of luggage? Need to transport quite a lot of stuff with you but not quite enough to require a van? It could be that one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We compare estate car deals from all of the brands you can trust in Motueka New Zealand.

If your luggage includes 2 large suitcases, we recommend looking at something in the Large Car category. Large cars come with lots of of room for 4 or 5 people along with 2-3 large suitcases and a couple of smaller bags.

If you’re struggling to find a car, people carrier or minibus that meets your requirements, or if you have any queries about boot space or car seat config, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Travelling with more than 5 people? We compares a large variety of people carriers available in Motueka New Zealand that easily accommodate 7 or 8 people. If you're travelling with more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus a lot of luggage) we suggest taking a look at our selection of rental minibuses.

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 our website before you book your rental in Motueka New Zealand.

Planning a trip with a larger group in Motueka New Zealand? Whether it’s a golf trip or a holiday with the extended family, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van deals from a wide range of van and minibus rental companies.

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What are we all about?

We work hard to ensure that car hire on holiday is easy!

Compare the cheapest car rental prices in Motueka New Zealand from brands you can trust, including Enterprise, Hertz and Keddy.

To be included on the website, all rentals have to include a fair full to full fuel policy and total clarity about insurance and security deposit amounts.

We spend weeks examining detailed T&Cs so that you don't have to. All key points of the hire contract are clearly displayed every step of the way

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

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

Confused by insurance excess? We are here to guide you through the whole process. We endeavour to provide absolute clearness regarding security deposits and all of the other charges involved.

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

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

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

FAQs about Motueka New Zealand car rental

Can I cancel my booking in Motueka 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.

Is the car rental fully insured?

Car rentals in Motueka 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.

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

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

Which car rental suppliers are available in Motueka New Zealand?

The following car hire brands are available in Motueka New Zealand: Europcar, Keddy by Europcar, Thrifty New Zealand.

Hassle free Essential insurance options

Along with being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a vehicle with us.

Our essential cover doesn't cover things like cleaning fees, mechanical repairs, third party injury, loss of theft/damage to content in the car and other things. To view the detailed information see the T&Cs on the extras page

Our essential cover, offered when you make your car hire booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of additional costs that standard insurance does not.

Essential Cover includes fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and more.

Essential cover appears as an optional extra in the car hire insurance options. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover isn't always available.

Car hire excess, security deposits and insurance

We understand how daunting and frightening choosing a rental car insurance product can be. The extra fees that make up the price of hiring a vehicle are often 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, basic, essential and premium and we help you find the hire car that suits you and your trip. You're able to view the details of these on the extras page of our website when booking your rental.

A lot of car rental websites mask the price of insurance excess and security deposit costs in the fine print. Customers are then surprised 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 obstruct your holiday plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.

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