|Most popular company||HERTZ|
|Price of petrol per litre||$3.05|
|Average price per day||$59|
|Cheapest price per day||$36|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Tauranga is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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.
To secure car hires in Tauranga, you will need to present a valid credit/debit card in your name. You will also need a valid driving licence with an international driver's permit in your name. You will need to be over 21 years old when booking car hires in Tauranga. If you have a valid driving licence, you will be allowed to drive in the region for up to 12 months.
Drive on the left-hand side of the road in Tauranga, meaning you will check on your right when entering a roundabout. Everyone in your Tauranga car hire must wear a seat belt at all times. You will need to follow the speed limits which are 50 kph in the city and 100 kph on highways leading in and out of the area. Drinking and driving is not permitted at all. It is also illegal to use your phone whilst driving.
If you are planning road trips around the Tauranga area, be aware that roads are often narrow, winding, and not always well maintained. It is not even uncommon to find main roads that are gravel. You need a car that manoeuvres well with a good responsive steering system to maintain control at all times, such as the Hyundai Elantra. You can face some extreme weather while driving your hire cars in Tauranga, so look at a luxury car hire that is fitted with temperature control and advanced safety features such as the Toyota Camry with its Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control.
When finding parking in the Tauranga CBD, you will find loads of off-street and on-street parking available, however, your parking time is limited to two hours. The most popular parking lots available are due to their central locations and include Dive Crescent and Cliff Road. You will find off-street leased parking lots that offer overnight or long term parking at TV 3, Kingsview, Devonport and Dive Crescent.
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $93/day when booking a car hire in Tauranga. The absolute best deal a user found was for $57/day from Europcar, booked on Jul. 28.
According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Tauranga from the following companies over the past two weeks: EZI ($49/day), Hertz ($94/day), and Budget ($95/day).
The average price of petrol in Tauranga is $3.05/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $137 and $198 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.
Hertz is one of the top picks in Tauranga. They can have you in a hire car for about $746 per week on average.
Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 11% on a hire car in Tauranga. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 55 days prior to your desired date.
The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Tauranga it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.
Generally, a month-long car rental in Tauranga can be found for about $3,199, with the average price for a rental being around $107 a day. Book with Europcar, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 62% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Tauranga.
$70 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Tauranga, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Tauranga, then opt for a Compact hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of June, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as $125/day.
The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Tauranga is Intermediate (Hyundai Accent) based on our Cheapflights data.