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Cheap Car Hire in Nelson, New Zealand from $62

Nelson, New Zealand
12 Dec — 19 Dec
Driver's age: 26-65
Nelson, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand car rentals in 2023

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Nelson, New Zealand. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 5 December 2023.

Most popular company

EZI

Price of petrol per litre

$2.93

Average price per day

$70

Cheapest price per day

$38

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Nelson, New Zealand?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Nelson, 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 5 December 2023.

January

$122

February

$108

March

$126

April

$108

May

$71

June

$74

July

$76

August

$74

September

$58

October

$79

November

$88

December

$126

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Nelson, New Zealand is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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 Nelson, New Zealand

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Nelson, 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 5 December 2023.

At $62/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Nelson, New Zealand in the past week. Out of 16 car hire agencies operating in Nelson, New Zealand, there are, in total, 17 hire locations. View below for 3 offered car types:

Compare available car types for rental in Nelson, New Zealand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Nelson, 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 5 December 2023.

Small cars

$75 - $176

All Car Types

$85 - $222

To hire a small car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $113/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Nelson, New Zealand (~$75/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~$176/day). In fact, September is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nelson, hiring a small car saves you 20% 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 Nelson small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $126/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Nelson, New Zealand (~$83/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$193/day). In fact, September is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nelson, hiring a medium car saves you 10% 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 Nelson medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $152/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Nelson, New Zealand (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~$223/day). In fact, December is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nelson, hiring a large car is 8% 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 Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $146/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Nelson, New Zealand (~$94/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~$221/day). In fact, September is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nelson, hiring a SUV is 4% 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 Nelson SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $173/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a van in Nelson, New Zealand (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~$315/day). In fact, September is about 58% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Nelson, hiring a van is 19% 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.

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Top rental agencies in Nelson, New Zealand

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Nelson, New Zealand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Nelson, New Zealand. Reviews were last updated on 5 December 2023.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Nelson, New Zealand, such as Avis, Hertz and Europcar. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Avis

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Hertz

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Europcar

9.1
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.5

Budget

8.6
Very Good
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.3

Thrifty

2 locations

Apex

8.0
Very Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

Firefly

6.4
Okay
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

8.0

Dollar

1 location

Best Nelson, New Zealand car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Nelson, New Zealand. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Nelson, New Zealand with an average daily rate of $102. Data was last updated on 5 December 2023.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Nelson, New Zealand. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Nelson, New Zealand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 5 December 2023.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Nelson, New Zealand?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $114/day when booking a car hire in Nelson, New Zealand. The absolute best deal a user found was for $62/day from Firefly, booked on Jul. 28.

What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Nelson, New Zealand?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Nelson, New Zealand from the following companies over the past two weeks: Apex ($62/day), EZI ($71/day), and Budget ($88/day).

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Nelson, New Zealand?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Hertz (10.0 rating) and Europcar (9.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Nelson, New Zealand.

What are petrol prices like in Nelson, New Zealand?

The average price of petrol in Nelson, New Zealand is $2.93/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $132 and $190 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Nelson, New Zealand for a week from EZI?

EZI is one of the top picks in Nelson, New Zealand. They can have you in a hire car for about $606 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Nelson, New Zealand for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Nelson, New Zealand it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 56%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 88 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Nelson, New Zealand?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Nelson, New Zealand for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Nelson, New Zealand for a month?

Typically, a monthly car rental in Nelson, New Zealand can be found for $2,598. You can find car rental deals for $87 a day on average.

How much is a car hire in Nelson, New Zealand for a weekend?

The average price for a weekend car hire in Nelson, New Zealand is $150. Hiring a Compact is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Nelson, New Zealand. For the month of January, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Nelson, New Zealand for as low as $137/day.

What car do most people hire in Nelson, New Zealand?

Nissan Tiida, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Nelson, New Zealand according to Cheapflights users.

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