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Timaru car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Timaru. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 14 July 2024.

Most popular company

AVIS

Price of petrol per litre

$2.82

Average price per day

$172

Cheapest price per day

$161

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Timaru 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 14 July 2024.

January

$127

February

$158

March

$166

April

$122

May

$161

June

$166

July

$168

August

$194

September

$166

October

$168

November

$168

December

$169

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Timaru is April. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Timaru

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Timaru to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 14 July 2024.

Small cars

$143 - $202

All Car Types

$128 - $247

To hire a small car in Timaru, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $160/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Timaru, New Zealand (~$143/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~$202/day). In fact, October is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Timaru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Timaru, hiring a small 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.

To hire a medium car in Timaru, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $151/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Timaru, New Zealand (~$115/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$328/day). In fact, April is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Timaru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Timaru, 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.

To hire a SUV in Timaru, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $168/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Timaru, New Zealand (~$123/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$328/day). In fact, April is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Timaru. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Timaru, hiring a SUV is 2% 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.

Top rental agencies in Timaru

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Timaru known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 5 car hire companies in Timaru. Reviews were last updated on 14 July 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Timaru area such as Hertz, Avis and Firefly. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Timaru, including Hertz, Avis and Firefly.

Hertz

3 locations

Avis

2 locations

Firefly

1 location

Sunnycars

1 location

Thrifty

1 location

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Timaru, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 14 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Timaru?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $172/day when booking a car hire in Timaru. The absolute best deal a user found was for $161/day from Avis, booked on Jul. 7.

  • What are petrol prices like in Timaru?

    The average price of petrol in Timaru is $2.82/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $126 and $183 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Timaru for a week from Avis?

    Hiring a car in Timaru for a week can be a great option for travel. Avis, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $1,200/week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Timaru it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 80%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 61 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 Timaru?

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

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

    The average cost of a car rental in Timaru for a month is $5,145. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • What car do most people hire in Timaru?

    The most popular car to hire while in Timaru is the Hyundai Ioniq, which is a Compact vehicle.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Timaru

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Timaru. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Timaru. Deals were last updated on 14 July 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Timaru. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($73+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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