Other Rental Car locations in New Zealand

If you've browsed through our top rental car locations in New Zealand and haven’t found your ideal pick-up point - don’t worry! We at Nova are a thoughtful lot.

Below you will find a list of alternative rental car locations in New Zealand.

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Home > New Zealand

Capital:Wellington
Currency:NZ Dollar
Population:4.5 million
Density:16.5/km2
Language:English
Country Code:64
Emergency Services:111
Drives On:Left
Time Zones:UTC +12

Car Hire New Zealand

With a vast range of landscapes, from snow-capped mountains to enormous marshes, New Zealand is the kind of place you could spend a lifetime exploring. Memorably used as the setting for Peter Jackson's film versions of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series, New Zealand is one of the world's most beautiful countries. South Island is less populated than North Island, so you’ll get plenty of incredibly lovely places to yourself.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in New Zealand with Nova?

Finding cheap, reliable car rental in New Zealand is easy with Nova Car Hire. Nova has streamlined the car rental quotation and booking system, so that now all you have to do is enter your dates and choice of location to receive a highly competitive quote in an instant.With no unnecessary paperwork, you can book online straightaway.

Car Hire Requirements in New Zealand

When collecting your hire car in New Zealand, make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in New Zealand

Auckland International is by far the busiest airport in New Zealand, receiving well over twice as many passengers annually as its nearest rival, Christchurch. The next busiest airports are Wellington, Queenstown, Dunedin, and Nelson.

New Zealand Driving Rules & Regulations

Drive on the left, and do not exceeed speed limits - which are 50km/h in urban areas and 100km/h on open roads. Ask your rental car company to indicate poor roads on a map before you set off, as some minor roads have unfinished surfaces or are unsafe for vehicles. You will find further information on New Zealand's rules of the road here.

I Have More Questions. Whom Do I Ask?

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone, email, or post with any queries, or if you would prefer one of our car rental agents to book a rental car for you.