Auckland

Cheap Car Hire in Auckland, New Zealand from $18

Auckland, New Zealand
25 Apr — 2 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Auckland, New Zealand. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Most popular company

AUTOUNION

Price of petrol per litre

$3.27

Average price per day

$73

Cheapest price per day

$18

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Auckland?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Auckland, New Zealand and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

January

$79

February

$94

March

$81

April

$54

May

$44

June

$45

July

$54

August

$47

September

$49

October

$54

November

$76

December

$110

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Auckland is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Auckland, New Zealand

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Auckland, New Zealand and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

There are currently 135 hire locations operating in Auckland spread across 63 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Auckland is SUV at $12 a day. Below are all the 3 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

SUV

SUV

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Passenger van

Passenger van

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Auckland, New Zealand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Auckland, New Zealand to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.

Small cars

$47 - $143

All Car Types

$78 - $185

To hire a small car in Auckland, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $72/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Auckland, New Zealand (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$143/day). In fact, August is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Auckland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Auckland, hiring a small car saves you 33% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Auckland small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Auckland, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $104/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Auckland, New Zealand (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$167/day). In fact, May is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Auckland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Auckland, hiring a medium car saves you 4% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Auckland medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Auckland, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $162/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Auckland, New Zealand (~$117/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$232/day). In fact, October is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Auckland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Auckland, hiring a large car is 34% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Auckland, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $118/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Auckland, New Zealand (~$83/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~$202/day). In fact, May is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Auckland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Auckland, hiring a SUV is 9% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Auckland SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Auckland, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $166/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Auckland, New Zealand (~$125/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$264/day). In fact, May is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Auckland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Auckland, hiring a van is 36% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a pickup truck in Auckland, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $177/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Auckland, New Zealand (~$124/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$259/day). In fact, June is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Auckland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Auckland, hiring a pickup truck is 40% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a luxury car in Auckland, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $161/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Auckland, New Zealand (~$99/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~$261/day). In fact, August is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Auckland. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Auckland, hiring a luxury car is 34% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Suzuki Swift$18/day
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Suzuki Swift
Toyota Auris$19/day
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Toyota Auris

Top rental agencies in Auckland, New Zealand

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Auckland, New Zealand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Auckland, New Zealand. Reviews were last updated on 18 April 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Auckland, including Avis, Snap Rentals and Budget. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Avis

9.2
Wonderful
17 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

9.5

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.6

Snap Rentals

8.7
Very Good
4 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.5

Budget

8.3
Very Good
16 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.8

Hertz

8.3
Very Good
27 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.2

Ace Rental Cars

8.0
Very Good
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

8.2

Thrifty

7.7
Good
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.5

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

8.0

Dollar

7.0
Good
7 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.0

Bargain Car Rentals

7 locations

Best Auckland, New Zealand car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Auckland, New Zealand. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Auckland, New Zealand with an average daily rate of $32. Data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Auckland area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Suzuki Swift$18/day
2
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A/C
Suzuki Swift
Toyota Auris$19/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Auris
Hyundai Elantra$24/day
5
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A/C
Hyundai Elantra

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Auckland, New Zealand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Auckland?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $73/day when booking a car hire in Auckland. The absolute best deal a user found was for $28/day from Avis, booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Auckland?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Auckland from the following companies over the past two weeks: Autounion Car Rental ($18/day), Yesaway ($27/day), and Mode Car & Camper Rentals ($29/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Auckland?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Bargain Rental Cars (10.0 rating), Yes Rentals (9.3 rating) and Avis (9.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Auckland.

  • What are petrol prices like in Auckland?

    The average price of petrol in Auckland is $3.27/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $147 and $212 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Auckland for a week from Autounion Car Rental?

    Hiring a car in Auckland for a week can be a great option for travel. Autounion Car Rental, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $374/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Auckland for the best price?

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 33%. Aim to book your car hire at least 32 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Auckland.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Auckland?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Auckland for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Auckland for a month?

    You can potentially save up to 82% on a month-long rental by booking with Avis. Avis is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Auckland can cost you on average $1,604 a month or $53 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

  • How much is a car hire in Auckland for a weekend?

    For a weekend car hire in Auckland, you can expect the average price to be around $66. Usually a SUV hire in Auckland is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a SUV for May, it will cost approximately $64 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Auckland?

    The most popular car to hire while in Auckland is the Nissan March, which is a Economy vehicle.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Auckland, New Zealand

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Auckland, New Zealand. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Auckland, New Zealand. Deals were last updated on 18 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Auckland, New Zealand. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest ($11+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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