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Car Rental Wellington

Car-Rentals.com Wellington is an independent car rental comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car rental companies so as a customer you can always book your rental car trough us at a competitive rate.

Car rental companies in Wellington

Below are the car rental companies in Wellington with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Thrifty

    8.6 (4531)
  • Enterprise

    8.5 (1624)
  • Avis

    8.5 (4952)
  • Hertz

    8.4 (5768)
  • Alamo

    8.2 (7517)
  • Europcar

    8.2 (6754)
  • National Car Rental

    8.1 (366)
  • Ezi-Rent Car Hire

    8 (34)
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    7.9 (3640)
  • Sixt

    7.8 (2602)
  • Budget

    7.7 (8534)
  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.7 (2821)
  • FireFly Car Rental

    7 (3307)
  • Bargain Car Rentals

    6.8 (9)
  • Ace Rental Cars

    6.7 (12)

Car rental companies in and around Wellington

If you are looking for a rental car in New Zealand, but in a city other than Wellington, please click through to the Car rental New Zealand page, where you can choose in which city in New Zealand you want to rent a car.

Car rental locations in Wellington

Available locations in Wellington:

44 Hania St
Ground Floor Main Terminal
Wellington Ferry Port

Location information for Wellington

New Zealand's capital, Wellington, is situated on the inner side of Wellington Harbor, in the extreme southwest corner of the nation's North Island. Wellington Downtown looks out over the small inlet of Lambton Harbor, which is also the northern terminus for ferries across the Cook Strait from Picton on the South Island.

Major cheap car hire in Wellington Downtown suppliers provide service here. The downtown precinct is a pleasing location with striking architecture, diverse cafés serving specialties such as crayfish, tuatua shellfish and pavlova desserts. Among museums are Te Papa, a marine facility and the Katherine Mansfield Birthplace.

Heading north out of the city with your car rental in Wellington Downtown, Hutt Road travels up the east side of Wellington Harbor and is the route for Otari Native Botanic Gardens and Wilton Bush. Taking the left fork and signpost for Porirua is the road directly across to the Tasman Sea coast.

This stretch of land is known as the Kapiti Coast and offers superb beaches, heritage attractions and national parks that are best reached when driving car hire in Wellington Downtown. Beaches such as Paraparaumu, Raumati, Waikanae and Otaki offer relaxation, swimming, fishing and strolls.

Raumati boasts a shopping village where outlets sell locals crafts, pounamu jade, wool products and all manner of other souvenirs. Kapiti Island Bird Sanctuary is across from Paraparaumu, visitor permits required. Paekakariki Train Station is the boarding point for heritage steam rides near Queen Elizabeth Park and Raumati. Otaihanga is home to Southward Car Museum's eclectic collections.

Practical information

  • Currency
    New Zealand dollar
  • Driving direction
    Left
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 km/h
  • Language
    English, Māori
  • Popular car category
    intermediate

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is Car-Rentals.com the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by Car-Rentals.com at this location?
  • Thrifty
  • Enterprise
  • Avis
  • Hertz
  • Alamo
  • Europcar
  • National Car Rental
  • Ezi-Rent Car Hire
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Sixt
  • Budget
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • FireFly Car Rental
  • Bargain Car Rentals
  • Ace Rental Cars
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