Car Rentals in Wellington

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Wellington, New Zealand
13 Oct — 20 Oct
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Best deals found for Wellington car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Wellington
Chevrolet Large Passenger Van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 49/day

6 Nov - 8 Nov
Chevrolet Large Passenger Van
GMC Yukon XL
or similar Premium SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

C$ 126/day

5 Nov - 7 Nov
GMC Yukon XL
Ford Edge
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 65/day

5 Nov - 7 Nov
Ford Edge
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

C$ 40/day

8 Nov - 20 Nov
Nissan Qashqai
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

C$ 60/day

8 Nov - 20 Nov
Nissan Qashqai
Jeep Patriot
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 57/day

8 Nov - 20 Nov
Jeep Patriot
Ford Focus Sedan
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

C$ 42/day

8 Dec - 10 Jan
Ford Focus Sedan
Dodge Charger
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

C$ 49/day

8 Dec - 10 Jan
Dodge Charger
Ford Expedition
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 59/day

8 Nov - 20 Nov
Ford Expedition

Important information about Wellington car rentals

Wellington is New Zealand's capital city. It's famous for its creative and vibrant culture, with a plethora of destinations offering fantastic coffee, craft beer, wine, and delicious foods. Wellington is referred to as the World's Coolest Little Capital, and it isn't difficult to see why this city charms travelers from all over the world. Lying snugly between sea and mountains, Wellington has a perfect balance of rugged countryside and cosmopolitan living. Here, you'll find the world-renowned Te Papa Tongarewa and New Zealand's National Museum, plus many theaters, art-house cinemas, and art galleries. Wellington Urban Expressway, Vivian Street and Terrace Tunnel are the roads that are commonly used to reach popular destinations in Wellington. There are also many garages and parking lots which provide ample spaces for parking. Upon arrival, you can look for a cheap car rental in Wellington to help you explore this city. If you are alone, an economy car rental, electric car rental or a luxury car rental in Wellington will suffice, but if you've traveled with family, friends, or business partners, you can opt for a passenger van rental that can offer you enough space. The good news is that getting Wellington car rentals is easy, and there are more than 20 car rental locations in Wellington. Car rentals in Wellington are quite professional, you can even book a car before arriving in the city.

There are numerous parking lots and garages in Wellington, therefore, parking will not be an issue for you. Driving in Wellington can be quite challenging for most drivers because the roads are narrow and winding. This means that you need a high quality vehicle to drive when in Wellington. Finding a cheap car rental in Wellington will not be hard. You'll be able to save some bucks which you can use to enjoy yourself in the city. The city is not walkable, which is why a rental car will come in handy. If you have a rental vehicle, you will also be able to visit attractions in Wellington and its environs such as Wellington Waterfront, Mount Victoria, Oriental Bay and Wellington Botanical Garden. However, it's recommended that you compare prices of car rentals in Wellington so you can get the best deal. momondo can help you get the perfect car for your needs and budget.

If you are new in New Zealand, you need to familiarize yourself with driving laws so that you can have an easy time navigating the roads. To begin with, you should drive on the left side of the road. If you are thinking of drinking before driving in Wellington, your blood alcohol level should not exceed 0.05% and you have to be 20 years old or older. However, if you are under 20 years old, there is no alcohol limit. There are tough drunk driving penalties such as jail time and fines so make sure that you do not drink and drive while in Wellington. Drunk driving here is a crime. Like in most parts of the world, it is also illegal to drive while using a mobile phone in Wellington. So before contacting car rentals in Wellington, be aware of these driving laws and be prepared to abide by them.

You need to have a valid international driver’s license to rent a car in Wellington. Alternatively, you can present a driving permit together with a driver’s license that it is based on.


Wellington car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Wellington that's right for you

Small Cars

C$ 23 - C$ 98

All Car Types

C$ 38 - C$ 101

The average price of a Small rental in Wellington, New Zealand is C$ 43. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Wellington, New Zealand is in May. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 23 per day. A Small rental is typically 29% less expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Medium rental in Wellington, New Zealand is C$ 52. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Wellington, New Zealand is in June. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 38 per day. A Medium rental is typically 14% less expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Wellington Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Wellington, New Zealand is C$ 68. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Wellington, New Zealand is in June. The price is 54% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 32 per day. A Large rental is typically 14% more expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Wellington Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Wellington, New Zealand is C$ 69. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Wellington, New Zealand is in June. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 45 per day. A SUV rental is typically 15% more expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Wellington SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.


Wellington car rental directory

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Quick facts about car rentals in Wellington

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Wellington

Most Popular Agency

Sixt

Popular Car Types

Compact, Full-size, Passenger Van

Cheapest Rental Car

C$ 60

Most Popular Model

Hyundai i30
The most popular Wellington car rental agency found on momondo this month is Sixt. Other top choices for car rental companies are Mode Car & Camper Rentals and Hertz
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Wellington in the past 72 hours: Compact, Full-size, Passenger Van.
The lowest price for a rental car in Wellington is C$ 60/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from C$ 69/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Wellington in the past 7 days is the Hyundai i30. Our users also prefer the Toyota Auris as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Wellington

Nearby attractions:

New Zealand Olympic Museum5.3 km

Nearby attractions:

New Zealand Olympic Museum129.7 km

Nearby attractions:

New Zealand Olympic Museum128.3 km

Rent a car near one of these popular hotels in Wellington

Below are the most popular hotels in Wellington

Driving with a rental car in Wellington - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Wellington so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

C$ 51 is the cost of a weekend car rental in Wellington for November, with cheap deals starting as low as C$ 51. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about C$ 32 to C$ 46.

The cheapest provider in Wellington is Hertz, with an average daily rental rate of C$ 56 from its 3 locations in Wellington. The absolute cheapest deal momondo users have found at Hertz in Wellington is C$ 32.

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Wellington car rental. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in Wellington offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

When travelling to Wellington during the month of November, we recommend renting an Economy car in order to be best prepared for the weather and road conditions. An Economy car can handle both the wet and dry road conditions that are often seen in Wellington during November, when temperatures are around 15 °C and precipitation is 80 mm on average. Renting a Economy in Wellington will cost you C$ 40/day on average.

The city of Wellington, New Zealand has 3 locations owned by Hertz, with an average daily rate of C$ 56.

Wellington’s speed limit is 50 km/h when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighbourhoods. The suburban speed limit in Wellington is 100 km/h and the speed limit for highways is 110 km/h. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

Those looking for a rental car in Wellington during the month of October should expect temperatures to be around 12 °C and should expect around 100 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

The climate in Wellington during October is usually 12 °C with an expected 100 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from Wellington on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.


Rental car types that are popular in Wellington

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Yes you can filter specifically for car rental companies in Wellington offering free cancellation on momondo.

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for rental cars in Wellington.

Yes, rental cars in Wellington with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

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