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Self Drive: Rental Car

Explore New Zealand at your own pace by renting a car with our Self-Drive Tours from Auckland, Queenstown, or Christchurch. You can drive through picturesque landscapes, explore charming towns, and visit iconic landmarks while enjoying the freedom and flexibility of having your vehicle. It’s important to note that driving in New Zealand is on the left-hand side of the road.

Best Car Rental New Zealand with Tours from Auckland

We’re proud to offer two internationally recognized rental car brands, Europcar and Hertz, with branches located in Auckland and throughout New Zealand for your convenience. Both companies provide exceptional quality vehicles and customer service in NZ.

All rates include:

  • Prices are per car per day (24-hour hire period)
  • Include unlimited mileage and basic daily insurance cover
  • Inclusive of additional driver charges

GPS Units and insurance wavier options can be provided for a supplementary cost and must be pre-booked. Vehicles may differ from those pictured but will be the same or higher category.

Self Drive: Compact SUV (CFAR/CFAV)

Compact SUV

CFAV Compact SUV – Holden Trax or similar. The high driving position and practicality of the sport utility vehicle has seen it become one of the most popular rental vehicle choices.

Self Drive: Intermediate SUV (IFAR)

IFAR Intermediate 4WD – Toyota RAV4 or similar. Power and practicality with all the features you need.

Self Drive: Full Size SUV (FFAR)

FFAR Full Size SUV – Toyota Highlander or similar. With plenty of luggage space these large 4WD’s are good for maneuvering on New Zealand’s open roads.

Self Drive: Premium 8 Seater (PVAR)

PVAR Premium 8 Seater – Hyundai iMax or similar. A people mover gives you the room and flexibility to fit extra passengers or luggage as needed.

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We offer you the flexibility to either choose from our existing itineraries or create your own itinerary based on your preferences, requirements, and travel dates. To begin, just get in touch with us and receive your personalized itinerary within 48 hours.

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You can upgrade your itinerary by taking a private car and an English-speaking driver/guide for the entire itinerary.


Looking for a personalized New Zealand tour for a group of 10 or more people? Contact us for a competitive price quote. We specialize in creating unique itineraries that inspire groups.

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