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Cheap Car Rentals in Wellington, New Zealand from S$ 24

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Wellington with a pick-up date of 12-9 and drop-off date of 19-9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Wellington, New Zealand car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Wellington, New Zealand. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

Most popular company

MODERENTALS

Price of petrol per litre

S$ 2.47

Average price per day

S$ 28

Cheapest price per day

S$ 24

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Wellington?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Wellington, New Zealand and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

January

S$ 58

February

S$ 63

March

S$ 63

April

S$ 50

May

S$ 39

June

S$ 40

July

S$ 54

August

S$ 47

September

S$ 43

October

S$ 43

November

S$ 50

December

S$ 73

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Wellington is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Wellington, New Zealand

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Wellington, New Zealand and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

There are currently 65 hire locations operating in Wellington spread across 34 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Wellington is small car at S$ 24 a day. Below are all the 3 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

S$ 32+

Compact

Compact

S$ 24+

SUV

SUV

S$ 31+

People carrier

People carrier

S$ 59+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

S$ 44+

Passenger van

Passenger van

S$ 59+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

S$ 57+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

S$ 24+

Compare available car types for rental in Wellington, New Zealand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Wellington, New Zealand to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 June 2024.

Small cars

S$ 42 - S$ 89

All Car Types

S$ 36 - S$ 99

To hire a small car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of S$ 59/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Wellington, New Zealand (~S$ 42/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 89/day). In fact, June is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Wellington, hiring a small car saves you 12% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Wellington small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of S$ 65/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Wellington, New Zealand (~S$ 27/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~S$ 108/day). In fact, June is about 60% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Wellington, hiring a medium car saves you 3% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a large car in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of S$ 50/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Wellington, New Zealand (~S$ 73/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 136/day). In fact, June is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Wellington, hiring a large car saves you 25% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Wellington, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of S$ 69/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Wellington, New Zealand (~S$ 36/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~S$ 108/day). In fact, June is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Wellington. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Wellington, hiring a SUV is 2% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Wellington SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Volkswagen GolfS$ 24/day
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A/C
Volkswagen Golf
Audi A1S$ 32/day
2
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A/C
Audi A1

Top rental agencies in Wellington, New Zealand

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Wellington, New Zealand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Wellington, New Zealand. Reviews were last updated on 17 June 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Wellington, including Avis, Budget and Apex. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Avis

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.6

Budget

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

9.6

Apex

9.3
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.6

Dollar

8.5
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

7.5

Hertz

8.5
Very Good
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.4

Ace Rental Cars

7.3
Good
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

7.3

Thrifty

7.2
Good
4 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.2

Europcar

6.4
Okay
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.2

Best Wellington, New Zealand car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Wellington, New Zealand. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Wellington, New Zealand with an average daily rate of S$ 39. Data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Wellington. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Volkswagen GolfS$ 24/day
4
M
A/C
Volkswagen Golf
Mercedes-Benz GLAS$ 27/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz GLA
Honda CR-VS$ 27/day
5
4
M
A/C
Honda CR-V

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Wellington, New Zealand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Wellington?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 28/day when booking a car hire in Wellington. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 22/day from Mode Car & Camper Rentals, booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Wellington?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Wellington from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz (S$ 24/day), Ace Rental Cars (S$ 32/day), and Thrifty (S$ 38/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Wellington?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Yesaway (10.0 rating) and Budget (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Wellington.

  • What are petrol prices like in Wellington?

    The average price of petrol in Wellington is S$ 2.47/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 111 and S$ 160 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Wellington for a week from Mode Car & Camper Rentals?

    Hiring a car in Wellington for a week can be a great option for travel. Mode Car & Camper Rentals, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around S$ 199/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Wellington for the best price?

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 39% in Wellington - we recommend booking at least 64days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Wellington?

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Wellington it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Wellington for a month?

    You can potentially save up to 24% on a month-long rental by booking with Mode Car & Camper Rentals. Mode Car & Camper Rentals is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Wellington can cost you on average S$ 855 a month or S$ 28 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

  • How much is a car hire in Wellington for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Wellington are typically S$ 0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Compact SUV to save money on your trip to S$ 0. Our users have found prices for Compact SUV car hire in July to be on average S$ 106 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Wellington?

    The most popular car to hire while in Wellington is the Toyota Yaris, which is a Economy vehicle.

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Small car rentals in Wellington, New Zealand

Find small car rental deals in Wellington, New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Wellington, New Zealand cost an average of S$ 60 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
Honda FitS$ 33/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Honda FitS$ 44/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Honda FitS$ 62/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit

Luxury car rentals in Wellington, New Zealand

Find luxury car rental deals in Wellington, New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Wellington, New Zealand cost an average of S$ 140 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Wellington. Double check the dates, pricing, and other key information of your reservation to make sure they're correct before proceeding.
Audi Q5S$ 39/day
5
4
M
Audi Q5
BMW 5 SeriesS$ 42/day
5
4
M
BMW 5 Series
BMW 5 SeriesS$ 46/day
5
4
M
BMW 5 Series

Van rentals in Wellington, New Zealand

Find people carrier rental deals in Wellington, New Zealand from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Wellington, New Zealand cost an average of S$ 66 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 June 2024.
Have a look at some of the best options for renting a car in Wellington we've found at this time. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Kia CarensS$ 30/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 32/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 43/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens

Car rentals by fuel type in Wellington, New Zealand

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Wellington, New Zealand. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Wellington, New Zealand. Deals were last updated on 17 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Wellington, New Zealand. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (S$ 15+).

Electric

Electric

S$ 20+

Hybrid

Hybrid

S$ 22+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

S$ 15+

Airport car hires in Wellington
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