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Find answers to common questions about car rental in Oamaru New Zealand

Can I cancel my rental in Oamaru 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 hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Oamaru 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 rental in New Zealand, how can I reduce the security deposit?

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

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car rental in New Zealand?

We work hard to ensure that our prices on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in New Zealand

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

Looking for an SUV, a convertible, people carrier or minibus at Oamaru New Zealand?

We compare deals on a large range of car 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 Oamaru | New Zealand, we’ve got you covered.

Travelling with a larger group in Oamaru 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 wide range of van and minibus rental brands.

If you can't find a people carrier, minibus or car that you want to hire, or if you have any questions regarding boot space or car seat config, please don’t hesitate to contact the team at Stress Free Car Rental.

We provide a huge range of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, perfect to drive around narrow streets ,remember though, but don't forget you will have limited luggage space so it's best to pack light. .

Driving with lots of bags? Need to take quite a lot of stuff on your trip but not enough to require a van? Perhaps one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We compare estate car deals from all of the brands you can trust in Oamaru New Zealand.

Trying to find a car rental that's extra special whilst you are in Oamaru New Zealand? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares rental prices for prestige car brands such as BMW, Range Rover and Mercedes.

If you're travelling with 2 large bags, we recommend taking a look at something in our Large Car category. Large cars come with lots of of room for up to 5 people along with 2-3 large suitcases and a couple of smaller bags.

Need transport for more than 5 passengers? Our website offers a variety of people carriers available in Oamaru 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 range of rental minibuses.

Enjoy the wind in your hair whilst you road trip around Oamaru New Zealand in your convertible hire car. We find low cost deals on convertibles of all different shapes and sizes from Mustangs to Fiat 500s.

Paying for Oamaru New Zealand Car rental with no credit card and other payment options.

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

Don't forget that often car hire companies that do allow debit card at the desk are not as cost effective as car hire companies that accept credit card only.

Would you prefer us to take payment using something other than credit card or debit card? Please contact us to let us know. We are open to ideas re how to improve our service and make booking your car hire a Stress Free experience.

It is useful to know the different currency and payment options for your car hire in Oamaru New Zealand, as payments for add ons (such as booster seats and Sat Nav) might need to be paid for in local currency (by credit card or debit card) when you pick up the car.

If you've opted for Basic or Essential Cover for your car rental, it often means that you will be required to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You’ll usually be given the option to buy a top up policy by the hire company at the collection desk, which then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

It's important to consider when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card on collection, car hire companies sometimes hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold can be a significant amount of money , if you choose to pay using a debit card this might be debited from your account and not refunded until weeks after completion of your rental contract.

You can book using a huge number of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).

Most of the Oamaru New Zealand car hire partners we compare prices for accept a debit card when you pick up the rental; sometimes these do have special conditions associated to them. Ensure that you check the T&Cs if you want to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.

Very often, car rentals that come with our Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any extra charges. You're able to view if a debit card is accepted, along with the different car rental security deposit and insurance alternatives on the extras page of our booking process.

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Car rental prices can vary greatly at different times of the year. peak holiday times are an important thing to consider that affects car hire prices. Factor this in when considering your rental.

You can use the filters on our search page to find your ideal rental, including rentals with an automatic gearbox, diesel engine and low insurance excess options.

Vehicle Makes at each car rental location are variable. 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 model may vary from the one listed. If you require a particular model, at most car hire locations we offer pre bookable guaranteed models from selected car rental companies . You can use the filters on the website to find guaranteed model rentals.

Extra drivers are available to reserve on the website on step two of our booking process. In many cases you will pay for extra drivers when you collect the car.

Stress Free Car Rental only offer car hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared with the alternatives.

What are Stress Free Car Rental all about?

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

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

Confused by security deposits? Stressfreecarrental.com is here to help you through the whole process. We endeavour to deliver complete transparency when it comes to security deposits and all of the other fees involved.

Review the best car rental deals in Oamaru New Zealand from brands you can trust, including National, Thrifty and Europcar.

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

To be listed on our website, all rentals have to come with a fair full to full fuel policy and complete clarity regarding credit card hold amounts.

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

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

Our team spend weeks examining detailed T&Cs so that you don't need to. All of the key points of the rental contract are clearly visible on every page of our website

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover option

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

A lot of our customers choose the Premium Cover option when renting a car because it usually brings the excess down to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or car rental insurance excess risk. You can also often collect the car using debit cards with Premium Cover if credit card is a problem.

So that you can understand all of the options relating to which car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the ability to purchase a Premium cover product.

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