Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Wellington
Which car rental companies are near or in Wellington?
There are over 14 car rental companies in Wellington. Car rental companies such as Budget Car & Truck Rental Ferry Terminal on Aotea Quay Interisland Ferry Terminal, Budget Car & Truck Rental Downtown on 81 Ghuznee Street, Europcar Ferry Terminal on Interislander Ferry Terminal 290 Aotea Quay, Scotties on 3 Rex Street Miramar, Thrifty Ferry on Ferry Terminal 1 Aotea Quay Pipitea, Hertz Inter Island Ferry Terminal on Inter Island Ferry Terminal 1 Aotea Quay Pipitea, Avis Ferry Terminal on Ferry Terminal Aotea Quay Pipitea, Apex City on 186 Victoria Street Te Aro, Hertz on 38 44 Hania Street Mount Victoria, Thrifty on 197 Wakefield Street Te Aro, Omega Airport on 5 Tauhinu Road Miramar, Jucy on 13 Jean Batten Street Rongotai, Avis Downtown on 25 Dixon Street Te Aro, Omega on 77 Hutt Road Pipitea, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Wellington?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in Wellington, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
How can I find car rental near me in Wellington?
Do a search for Wellington. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Wellington from companies such as Avis Downtown on 25 Dixon Street Te Aro, Omega on 77 Hutt Road Pipitea, Budget Car & Truck Rental Downtown on 81 Ghuznee Street, Omega Airport on 5 Tauhinu Road Miramar, Budget Car & Truck Rental Ferry Terminal on Aotea Quay Interisland Ferry Terminal, Thrifty on 197 Wakefield Street Te Aro, Apex City on 186 Victoria Street Te Aro, Hertz on 38 44 Hania Street Mount Victoria and others.
What types of car can I rent in Wellington?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as 9 seater minivan, luxury elite, jeep, suv, minibus, economy elite, fullsize cars, moped, fullsize elite, special cars, compact elite, exotic cars, mini elite, economy cars, intermediate elite, 7 seater minivan, small suv, cargo van, premium cars, small-medium truck-lorry, large truck-lorry, intermediate, convertible, minivan, mini cars, estate, 5 seater minivan, luxury cars, compact cars, standard cars, electric cars, medium suv, hybrid cars in Wellington with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Wellington and New Zealand?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in New Zealand on Autoprio.com were found at Abell, Letz, Snap Rentals, Lucky, GO Rentals, Ezirent, Drive Nz and Hitch. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Wellington than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking.
What is the best rental car company in Wellington and New Zealand?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in New Zealand are Budget, National, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz, Avis, Sixt and Thrifty. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Wellington?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Wellington are e.g. Central Park Carparks on Brooklyn Road, Countdown Car Park, New World Wellington City Car Park, New World Car Park, Wellington Central Library Carpark, Owhiro Bay on Owhiro Bay Parade 86, Wilson, Moore Wilsons Carpark, Tsb Arena Carpark, North Terrace Car Park, New World Underground Carpark, Makara Peak Mtb Park Main Car Park, Thorndon New World Parking, Leftbank Carpark, James Smiths Carpark Abandoned, Clifton Car Park, Plimmer Towers Carpark, Zealandia Bird Sanctuary, The Willis Street Carpark, Marion Street Car Park, Wind Turbine Access, Wilson Parking, Civic Square, Pipitea Marae Car Park, Gilmer Terrace Carpark etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Wellington?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Wellington are e.g. BP Brooklyn, Z Energy, Z Kilbirnie, Z Taranaki Street on Taranaki Street 155, BP Berhampore, BP Karori, Z Constable Street, BP Adelaide Road, Z Petrol Station, Z Johnsonville, Z Broadway, Waitomo Johnsonville, Z Miramar, BP Newlands, Z Crofton Downs on Churchill Drive 110, Z, Mobil, BP Roadmaster, Mobil Karori, BP Johnsonville, BP etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Wellington?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Hamilton Airport, Palmerston North Airport, Christchurch Airport, Rotorua Airport, Wellington Airport, Auckland Airport, Dunedin Airport and Tauranga Airport, instead of Wellington. Autoprio.com will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Which additional charges could apply in Wellington?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: young drivers, senior drivers, winter tyres, out-of-hours pick-up, one-way rentals, out-of-hours drop-off and border crossing. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Wellington.
Which optional extras are available in Wellington?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Wellington and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Luggage racks, Wi-Fi Access, Child toddler seat, Electronic toll pass, Additional driver, Snow Tyres, Roof Rack, Booster seat, Infant child seat, Ski Rack and Snow Chain Set. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Wellington. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Comparison of rental car and car rental from several businesses in the city Wellington, New Zealand. Find the best prices for rental cars online. Comparing prices online can be very profitable, many smaller companies can only be booked on site.
To find the best price, we compare the following companies; Thrifty on 197 Wakefield Street Te Aro, Omega Airport on 5 Tauhinu Road Miramar, Avis Ferry Terminal on Ferry Terminal Aotea Quay Pipitea, Hertz on 38 44 Hania Street Mount Victoria, Jucy on 13 Jean Batten Street Rongotai, Budget Car & Truck Rental Downtown on 81 Ghuznee Street, Avis Downtown on 25 Dixon Street Te Aro, Thrifty Ferry on Ferry Terminal 1 Aotea Quay Pipitea, Hertz Inter Island Ferry Terminal on Inter Island Ferry Terminal 1 Aotea Quay Pipitea, Europcar Ferry Terminal on Interislander Ferry Terminal 290 Aotea Quay, Scotties on 3 Rex Street Miramar, Budget Car & Truck Rental Ferry Terminal on Aotea Quay Interisland Ferry Terminal, Apex City on 186 Victoria Street Te Aro, Omega on 77 Hutt Road Pipitea. Rental cars are available at Wellington’s travel centre, train stations (Takapu Road, Tawa, Ngauranga, Redwood south, Ava, Petone, Melling, Epuni and Redwood north) and airports like Wellington Rongotai International Airport 5 km (3 mi), Kapiti Coast Paraparaumu Airport 46 km (29 mi), Picton Airport 69 km (43 mi) and Hood Airport 79 km (49 mi), WLG and ports/ferry terminals like East By West Ferry, Wellington Harbor Ferry, Wellington Bluebridge Terminal, Evans Bay Marina, Chaffers Marina. A car rental service where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you pick up the car. Easy and safe online booking of rental cars. Search for a city, airport etc. and choose a pick up place.
More about Wellington
Wellington is a city in the municipality Wellington City, Wellington region, New Zealand. The city is the capital of the country. 1th largest city/town when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 2th largest town/district in New Zealand. About 381,900 (2018) people live in the city. Larger surrounding cities/communities are Lower Hutt (c. 101,200 pop), Porirua (c. 50,900 pop), Upper Hutt (c. 38,400 pop), Paraparaumu (c. 25,300 pop) and Khandallah (c. 8,500 pop). The city is located about 31 meters (102 ft) above sea level. Read more about what the city has to offer when it comes to experiences and which companies are located in Wellington City and the country. Smaller villages, communities and suburbs nearby are Khandallah, Petone, Brooklyn, Kelburn, Picton, Waipawa, Wellington Central, Kelburn, Te Aro and Thorndon. Bus stations and bus stops in the city are Lower Hutt Queensgate, Kilbirnie Stop C, Newlands Bus Depot, Wellington Station Bus Interchange, Kilbirnie Stop B, Kilbirnie Stop A and Tranzit Coachlines Transurban Bus Depot. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in Wellington City.
Activities, Sights and Attractions
Tips and suggestions on places, events, activities, museums, attractions, experiences and tips on destinations you can visit during your stay in Wellington, can be found here. Paremata Barracks, Kaiwharawhara Magazine, Degaussing station, Evans Bay Patent Slip, WW2 Anti aircraft Gun Emplacements, Gun emplacements and Old gun emplacements are historical ruins of buildings and objects worth seeing and studying. Want to spend a day shopping? Countdown Supermarket, New World shopping centre, Courtenay Central, Johnsonville Shopping Centre, James Smith Corner, Karori Mall, Capital Gateway and Lychgate Mall are located within walking distance. Do you need a car for a golf trip? Golf courses close to the community are Hole 14 14 km (9 mi), Hole 15 14 km (9 mi), Hole 2 13 km (8 mi), Boulcott Golf Course 16 km (10 mi), Berhampore Municipal Golf Course 4 km (3 mi), Hole 17 14 km (9 mi), Hole 10 14 km (8 mi), Hole 13 14 km (9 mi), Hole 1 13 km (8 mi), Hole 3 13 km (8 mi), Hole 18 14 km (8 mi), Hole 12 14 km (8 mi), Hole 16 14 km (9 mi) and Hole 11 13 km (8 mi).
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby: Car Hire Wellington Airport, Hire a Car Cheap Woodbourne Airport and Cheap rental cars Kapiti Coast Airport. Compare car hire for a day, long term, one year, a whole month, week, weekend or for as many days as you wish in Wellington.
Car rental companies in Wellington, New Zealand
Lucky, Ezirent, Scotties, Alamo, Abell, East Coast Rentals, Sixt, Firefly, Thrifty, Jucy, Enterprise, Letz, Aerodrive, Ezi Car Rental, Mode Rentals, Ace, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National, Hitch, Dollar, Drive Nz, GO Rentals, Redspot, Snap Rentals, Budget and InterRent are the companies we compare near Wellington to find the best price. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Wellington Airport, Woodbourne Airport and Kapiti Coast Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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