If you're planning to fly into New Zealand, the closest international airport to Picton is Christchurh Airport, located 268 kilometres away (as the crow flies) from Picton. Christchurch International Airport, on the west coast of New Zealand's south Island, is the Country's 2nd busiest International airport and south islands primary international airport. If you're spending some time in Christchurch, you could visit the International Antarctic Centre where you can discover insights into the country and its wildlife. On arrival at the airport it's quick and convenient to pick up a hire car in Christchurch before you drive over to Picton. Most of the car hire companies are within the arrivals area.
You could also consider the choice of flying into Queenstown Airport located around 592 kilometres from Picton. A small single terminal airport located on New Zealand's South Island, Queenstown International Airport provides convenient access to the south of New Zealand. If you land in Queenstown in the summer season and feel the need to get away from the car for a bit of exercise, Queenstown offers a broad range of bicycle tracks, all providing picturesque scenery, with options suitable for all ability levels. We compare deals for car hire in Queenstown, so you can be sure you've picked up a great deal before you land. When you arrive at the airport to collect the car, the majority of the car hire providers collection desks are located within the main terminal building.
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 south and central areas of New Zealand's South Island. The airport is a quick thirty minute drive from the centre of Dunedin . It's possible to collect a hire car in Dunedin before you continue onward to Picton. When you arrive at the airport, most of the car hire companies are inside of the terminal building.
The following car hire suppliers are available in Picton New Zealand: Thrifty, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty New Zealand, JUCY.
Car rentals in Picton 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 cheapest price for a week in Picton New Zealand for November is GBP228.46 with car rental company Thrifty New Zealand. We monitor prices from all of the leading brands. Order your search results by price to find the best price
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.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
At Stress Free Car rental, we compare prices 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 Picton | New Zealand, we’ve got you covered.
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 luggage space or seating config, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Have a lot of luggage? Want to take quite a lot of stuff on your trip but not quite enough to require a van? Maybe one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We compare estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Picton New Zealand.
Looking to drive something a bit special when you are in Picton New Zealand? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares deals for premier car brands such as Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Range Rover.
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 you book your rental in Picton New Zealand.
Planning a trip with a lot of passengers in Picton 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 minibus and van rental companies.
Feel the wind in your hair as you drive around Picton New Zealand in your convertible car rental. We find cheap deals on convertibles of all different sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.
Before you start your journey spend some time to familiarise yourself with the car and its controls. This is especially important if you're used to driving a manual transmission on the other side of the road.
If you are given a traffic violation fine when driving in New Zealand Picton the vehicle rental company might deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this is the case you will be notified by email when this has been processed
If you'd like to take the car across the border into a different country, be sure to check the terms and conditions for any cross border 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 an accident or the car is stolen
When driving overseas lots of countries have extremely stringent restrictions on alcohol consumption when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your rental
It can be intimidating the first time you drive in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great trip
If you'd like to leave the vehicle at a different place to the place you picked it up from, any additional one way fees will be included in the pricing detailed on our website.
Driving in New Zealand Picton is on the left side of the road
You'll have been provided with car rental location collection instructions with your confirmation email. Take some time to understand how to find the car hire collection location before you set off
Always inspect alloy wheels and door locks for damage as well. These are easy to miss if you are in a hurry to start your trip
If you've not already ,review the carrental terms. There may be extra charges for crossing borders etc so make sure you understand these.
Be sure to check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the car the petrol cap is on
Spending some time to take photos and report any issues, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any disagreements with the vehicle hire company when you return the car
All the rentals displayed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. We recommend that you double check that the fuel tank is full before you set off. If it isn't you must inform the car rental company immediately
Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting all damage to the inside of the vehicle and reporting it to the car rental provider prior to driving away
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Extra drivers are available to book in advance on the website on the extras page. In most cases you will pay for additional drivers when you pick up your rental.
Car rental availability can vary greatly at different times of the year. School holidays are an important factor to recognise that influences car hire prices. Take this into account when planning your rental in advance.
You can use the filters on the search results to find your ideal rental, including options with an automatic transmission, diesel fuel and reduced security deposit options.
Vehicle Models at each car rental location are variable. You will always be provided with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact make may vary from the one listed. If you have a preference for a particular make, at most car rental locations we provide options to book guaranteed models . You can use the filters on the website to find guaranteed model options.
Stressfreecarrental.com only offer car hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always cheaper compared to other car rental fuel policies.
We appreciate how frightening and daunting choosing a hire car insurance product can be. The extra charges that are included in the price of hiring a vehicle can be very confusing, these can include:
Many car rental websites hide the expensive insurance excess and security deposit prices in the small print. 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 won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.
On our website you'll find 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 can view the details of these on the extras page of the site when booking your rental.
If your plans change we'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before collecting the vehicle
All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.