Car Hire New Zealand

Enjoy the freedom of the open road with a rental car from New Zealand's most comprehensive fleet.  Experience driving at its best on well maintained empty roads with spectacular changing scenery round every bend.
Collect your Hertz Rental Car from the airport as you arrive or from any of the 26 depots around New Zealand.

Call 0333 234 3209 to book your car hire in New Zealand.

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Terms & Conditions

Driver qualifications Driver qualifications Drivers must be a minimum of 18 years of age (Group F & K - 21 years) and have held a valid driving licence for at least one year.  There's no extra charge for additional authorised drivers. 

The Rental When taking delivery of your car, you will be asked to sign Hertz's own terms and conditions of hire making the rental subject to a direct contract between each driver and the car hire company. A deposit bond of a minimum of $200 will be taken to cover additional costs such as fuel, damage excess and optional services. All major credit cards accepted.

Restrictions and One Way Rentals The minimum rental period is 3 days in each island including 1-way rentals with the vehicle being dropped at the ferry or airport and a new vehicle collected within 5 hours at the next island. There is a fee of up to $51.75 for every airport/ferry pick up. A $57.50 Out of Hours fee is applicable for pick ups after 1800 at the Ferry depots. One way rentals under 3 days incur a fee of $210.00. Car types shown are subject to availability and models may vary.

Damage excess An excess of NZ$4200 applies to all accidents ($5200 for group K). This can be reduced to nil by purchase of Accident Excess Reduction locally at NZ$30.00 per day ($36.00 per day for group K) including GST. Alternatively this may be prepaid in the UK at £16 per day (£19 for group K) or £22 (£25) including airport/ferry collection fees.

Satellite Navigation To help you find your way around, Hertz offers satellite navigation from $12.60 per day and portable WiFi at $15 oer day from most locations. Units must be requested at the time of booking and paid for locally on pick up.

Car Hire New Zealand

Designed for you

  • Your perfect holiday tailor made for you
  • Pick and choose the places you want to visit
  • One consultant to make all your arrangements
  • Friendly advice and professional service

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  • Hotels and apartments in the best locations
  • Expert staff who have travelled in New Zealand
  • Help with places to go and things to see
  • Top quality tours and travel options

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  • Tailor made service at package tour prices
  • Free nights and upgrades at many hotels
  • Discount flights with worldwide stopovers
  • Book now with a low deposit and pay in full later

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  • Part of Freedom Destinations, a leading UK travel company
  • Established for over 13 years
  • Your holiday fully ABTA and ATOL protected
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