Car hire in New Zealand

Europcar in New Zealand
 
Few places on earth can compete with New Zealand’s stunning landscapes. Hire a car in
New Zealand and explore at your own pace, from the rolling hills to bright blue lakes,
towering mountains, rugged coastline, glaciers, waterfalls and volcanic cones, its natural
wonders are simply unparalleled. And, while outdoor adventure is a huge part of the
lifestyle here, cities like Auckland and Wellington are vibrant locations filled with great
shopping, eating, drinking and cultural attractions.
 
Europcar has 22 branches conveniently located across both North and South New Zealand
islands. Some of our popular car rental stations include Auckland, Christchurch and
Queenstown airports - picking up from here are great base points to start your adventure on
the road. Whatever brings you to this corner of the world, it is sure going to be a unique
road-trip experience.
 
Europcar car hire specific offers and benefits in New Zealand
 
Hire a vehicule with Europcar in New Zealand and you can take advantage of some of these
great deals.
 
Make the most of New Zealand’s panoramic and winding roads with a luxury car from our
Selection package. Look the part in the newly introduced Ford Mustang EcoBoost™ or the
sleek Mercedes-Benz GLE 250D SUV. Plus, whichever dream car you choose, renting with
Selection means you will drive away with that exact car model.
 
Get your return journey for next to nothing, with our One Way for $1 offer. You can book a
One-Way rental, pick up in the South Island in Queenstown or Christchurch and drop off in
Auckland in the North Island, crossing the islands via ferry. Europcar will cover the cost of
the vehicle to travel on the ferry and Customers pay for their individual fares.
 
To get the most out of your car hire in NZ during the ski season ski roof racks as well as snow
chains are available at some Europcar locations in New Zealand upon reservation.
 
Driving in New Zealand
 
New Zealand’s diverse terrain means roads are often narrow, steep and winding with lots of
sharp corners.
 
Plan your journeys with care, take into account rural or isolated areas and weather
conditions that could affect your driving. Always check the weather before you set off;
particularly during winter when driving becomes more difficult with snow, ice and fog.
 
Be aware that New Zealand’s rail road crossings are not all automatic. Most will flash lights
when a train is approaching, but some just include stop signs. When you see this, make sure
to stop, check both directions, and only cross when you are sure it is safe.
 
The maximum speed limit on roads (including motorways) is 100 km/h and 50 km/h in urban
areas. In school zones the maximum speed limit is 40 km/h.

Why choose Europcar in New Zealand

  • Affordable rental options
  • Newer, safer fleet
  • Daily, weekly, monthly, short and long term car hire
  • Easy online booking
  • Award-winning car hire company

Europcar rental locations in New Zealand

Featured locations

Dunedin Airport
Address: Terminal Building, 9073, Dunedin, New Zealand.
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Greymouth
A: Greymouth Train Station. 7805, Greymouth, New Zealand.
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