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Auto Europe includes the Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and theft protection in the New Zealand car rental prices. The CDW and theft protection reduce the liability and excess of the driver to a capped amount. Fire insurance is also included in the price of your car rental. Auto Europe offers the option to purchase Excess Refund Insurance when you make your booking. If any damage occurs to your rental vehicle during this time, you can be refunded up to $5,000 on your return to Australia.
New Zealand is one of the top self-drive holiday destinations due to its diverse landscape. Hire a car in New Zealand and see what one of the best tourist destinations in the world has to offer. Car hire allows you to delve into the Kiwis unique way of life with the flexibility and independence of your hire car. From the wild coastline to soaring mountains, tranquil freshwater rivers to small country roads, you'll discover the best of New Zealand without any hassle when you rent a car from Auto Europe. Visit Wairarapa and venture into the spooky Putangirua Pinnacles, or drive to Mt. Sunday from Christchurch, where Tolkien's "Edoras" have sprung out of the pages. Capture the picturesque scenery including amazing Maori historic sites and taonga (treasures), which are a contrast to many beautiful colonial buildings. Visit unrivalled coastline in the morning, head up to the mountains later in the afternoon, and finish the day off with an amazing dinner in Canterbury.
You must be at least 20 years old to rent a car in New Zealand, although the age may vary by car category. You must have held your license for a minimum of 1 year and drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years so please be aware of the terms and conditions.
There are no tollways in New Zealand.
Some suppliers will not allow cars to travel one way between the North and South islands on the ferry. If you need to travel between islands, you will drop your car off at the ferry port on the North Island (Wellington) and travel to the ferry port on the South Island (Picton). You will be provided with a new car by our supplier when you arrive at the ferry port.
Domestic one-way rentals are available between locations on the same island with a 3 day minimum. If you are travelling between the North and South islands, please notify us at time of booking with your ferry details so we can arrange for another vehicle to be waiting for you to continue your drive. Please note that cars are not allowed to travel outside of New Zealand.
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