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Frequently Asked Questions:
What do I need to rent a car in New Zealand?
To rent a car in New Zealand is easy, most companies will simply require a valid full drivers licence held for at least one year and a credit card for security. If a drivers licence is in a foreign language it will need to be accompanied by a translation in English.
How old do I need to be to rent a car in New Zealand?
Generally speaking, rental car companies require drivers to be 21+ years old and require special insurance to be bought. However, BRC rent vehicles to 18+ years old.
Can I use my overseas drivers licence in New Zealand?
If you have a full drivers licence from another country, usually you will be able to use it as long as it is in English. If a drivers licence is in a different language from English, it will need to be accompanied by a translation. Translations can be easily obtained in New Zealand.
How much a rental car cost in New Zealand?
Pricing on rental cars varies according to the location and season. During peak season in New Zealand (from December to April), daily rates on small compact cars can vary from NZD30 to NZD70 and on large cars from NZD40 to NZD80. During the low season (from May to November), daily rates on small compact cars car vary from NZD14 to NZD40 and on large cars from NZD20 to NZD60.
When are rental cars the cheapest in New Zealand?
Usually, during the low season (from May to November), daily rates on small compact cars car vary from NZD14 to NZD40 and on large cars from NZD20 to NZD60.
How to get a cheap car rental in New Zealand?
A good start to get a cheap car rental is to book it in a few months in advance. Most companies will increase their pricing according to their fleet utilization. Another way is to look for special deals on relocations from one city to another where generally the vehicle is offered for free and in return, the hirer will drop the car to the company desired location.
Do I need rental car insurance in New Zealand?
Generally speaking, car rental companies in New Zealand offers standard insurance that will limit your liability to a certain amount, usually between NZD2000 to NZD5000 depending on the vehicle class.
Does my car insurance cover rental cars in New Zealand?
We'd recommend you check with your car insurance company. Some companies may offer a large array of covers and car rental might be included.
How much a car rental insurance cost in New Zealand?
Generally speaking, rental car insurance may vary between companies. Usually, insurance daily rates start from NZD10 for a $600 excess to NZD19 for a Zero excess.
What is Excess Insurance for rental cars?
Excess insurance is the amount you have to pay to the rental company in case of damages to the vehicle during the hire period. Excess Insurance Reduction, usually known as CDW (Collision Damage Waiver), LDW (Loss Damage Waiver) or CDR (Collision Damage Reduction), can be bought for an extra fee and reduces or nil your liability in case of damages to the vehicle.
Do I have to pay a bond/deposit on rental cars in New Zealand?
Generally speaking, a bond is required in the form of a credit card authorization (the value will vary between companies). Some companies will require an actual bond to be paid when a credit card cannot be provided for security.
Generally speaking, rental car companies will offer their rental cars with unlimited mileage. Large vehicle classes such as minivans and minibuses might have some mileage restrictions. At BRC, cars, people movers and minivans are offered with unlimited kms.
*Please note: Prices listed in this page are for reference only and it can change without notice