Car Rentals in Wellington, Wellington

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Wellington, New Zealand
Aug 19 — Aug 26
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Best deals found for Wellington, Wellington car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Wellington, Wellington
BMW X1
or similar Premium SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$63/day

2 Oct - 5 Oct
BMW X1
Chevrolet Trailblazer
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$46/day

24 Aug - 2 Sep
Chevrolet Trailblazer
BMW X1
or similar Premium SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$102/day

17 Aug - 22 Aug
BMW X1
Jeep Compass
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$49/day

18 Aug - 29 Aug
Jeep Compass
Jeep Compass
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$37/day

24 Aug - 2 Sep
Jeep Compass
Mazda CX-5
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$35/day

24 Aug - 2 Sep
Mazda CX-5
GMC Yukon
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$86/day

9 Sep - 11 Sep
GMC Yukon
Ford Focus Sedan
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

$22/day

24 Aug - 2 Sep
Ford Focus Sedan
Kia Rio
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-door vehicles

$103/day

24 Sep - 9 Oct
Kia Rio

Important information about Wellington car rentals

Wellington is New Zealand's capital city. It's famous for its creative and vibrant culture, with a plethora of destinations offering fantastic coffee, craft beer, wine, and delicious foods. Wellington is referred to as the World's Coolest Little Capital, and it isn't difficult to see why this city charms travelers from all over the world. Lying snugly between sea and mountains, Wellington has a perfect balance of rugged countryside and cosmopolitan living. Here, you'll find the world-renowned Te Papa Tongarewa and New Zealand's National Museum, plus many theaters, art-house cinemas, and art galleries. Wellington Urban Expressway, Vivian Street and Terrace Tunnel are the roads that are commonly used to reach popular destinations in Wellington. There are also many garages and parking lots which provide ample spaces for parking. Upon arrival, you can look for a cheap car rental in Wellington to help you explore this city. If you are alone, an economy car rental, electric car rental or a luxury car rental in Wellington will suffice, but if you've traveled with family, friends, or business partners, you can opt for a passenger van rental that can offer you enough space. The good news is that getting Wellington car rentals is easy, and there are more than 20 car rental locations in Wellington. Car rentals in Wellington are quite professional, you can even book a car before arriving in the city.

There are numerous parking lots and garages in Wellington, therefore, parking will not be an issue for you. Driving in Wellington can be quite challenging for most drivers because the roads are narrow and winding. This means that you need a high quality vehicle to drive when in Wellington. Finding a cheap car rental in Wellington will not be hard. You'll be able to save some bucks which you can use to enjoy yourself in the city. The city is not walkable, which is why a rental car will come in handy. If you have a rental vehicle, you will also be able to visit attractions in Wellington and its environs such as Wellington Waterfront, Mount Victoria, Oriental Bay and Wellington Botanical Garden. However, it's recommended that you compare prices of car rentals in Wellington so you can get the best deal. momondo can help you get the perfect car for your needs and budget.

If you are new in New Zealand, you need to familiarize yourself with driving laws so that you can have an easy time navigating the roads. To begin with, you should drive on the left side of the road. If you are thinking of drinking before driving in Wellington, your blood alcohol level should not exceed 0.05% and you have to be 20 years old or older. However, if you are under 20 years old, there is no alcohol limit. There are tough drunk driving penalties such as jail time and fines so make sure that you do not drink and drive while in Wellington. Drunk driving here is a crime. Like in most parts of the world, it is also illegal to drive while using a mobile phone in Wellington. So before contacting car rentals in Wellington, be aware of these driving laws and be prepared to abide by them.

You need to have a valid international driver’s license to rent a car in Wellington. Alternatively, you can present a driving permit together with a driver’s license that it is based on.


Wellington, Wellington car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Wellington that's right for you

Small Cars

$26 - $55

All Car Types

$46 - $94

The average price of a Small rental in Wellington, New Zealand is $37. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Wellington, New Zealand is in November. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just $26 per day. A Small rental is typically 42% less expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Wellington Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Wellington, New Zealand is $50. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Wellington, New Zealand is in September. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just $40 per day. A Medium rental is typically 24% less expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Wellington Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Wellington, New Zealand is $73. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Wellington, New Zealand is in November. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just $52 per day. A Large rental is typically 11% more expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in Wellington, New Zealand is $58. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Wellington, New Zealand is in November. The price is 37% lower than the rest of the year at just $37 per day. A SUV rental is typically 11% less expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Wellington SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Wellington, New Zealand is $94. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Wellington, New Zealand is in February. The price is 26% lower than the rest of the year at just $70 per day. A Van rental is typically 31% more expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Wellington Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Wellington, New Zealand is $70. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Wellington, New Zealand is in June. The price is 75% lower than the rest of the year at just $18 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 9% more expensive than the average car rental in Wellington. The average price of a vehicle rental in Wellington can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Kia Rio
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-door vehicles

$103/day

24 Sep - 9 Oct
Kia Rio

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Quick facts about car rentals in Wellington

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Wellington

Most Popular Agency

Mode Car & Camper Rentals

Popular Car Types

Compact, SUV, Full-size

Cheapest Rental Car

$24

Most Popular Model

Nissan Leaf
The most popular Wellington car rental agency found on momondo this month is Mode Car & Camper Rentals. Other top choices for car rental companies are Apex and Hertz
The following car types were offered at rental car companies in Wellington in the past 72 hours: Compact, SUV, Full-size.
The lowest price for a rental car in Wellington is $24/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $43/day.
The most popular car model to rent in Wellington in the past 7 days is the Nissan Leaf. Our users also prefer the Hyundai i30 as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Wellington

Nearby attractions:

Oriental Bay Beach2.6 mi
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa2.9 mi
Michael Fowler Centre3.1 mi
Frank Kitts Park3.2 mi
TSB Arena3.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Zealandia79.3 mi
Michael Fowler Centre80.6 mi
Wellington Museum80.6 mi
New Zealand Olympic Museum80.6 mi
TSB Arena80.6 mi

Nearby attractions:

Oriental Bay Beach79.7 mi
New Zealand Olympic Museum79.7 mi
TSB Arena79.7 mi
Wellington Museum79.7 mi
Frank Kitts Park79.8 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Wellington - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Wellington so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

For a weekend in September, the best deals in Wellington start from around $32 up to around $48. $55 is a normal deal for a week-long rental in Wellington, but for September it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $15, depending on your requirements.

JUCY typically has the cheapest daily rates in Wellington, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay $18/day, but our users have found rates as low as $11/day for their rental car in Wellington.

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Wellington car rental. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in Wellington offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

When traveling to Wellington during the month of September, we recommend renting an Economy car in order to be best prepared for the weather and road conditions. An Economy car can handle both the wet and dry road conditions that are often seen in Wellington during September, when temperatures are around 53.6 °F and precipitation is 3.9″ on average. Renting a Economy in Wellington will cost you $29/day on average.

Ace Rental Cars has the most locations of any rental car company in Wellington, New Zealand, with 4 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around $38/day when renting a car from Ace Rental Cars in Wellington, New Zealand.

Wellington’s speed limit is 35 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in Wellington is 65 mph and the speed limit for highways is 70 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

Typically, the weather in Wellington through the month of August is 48.2 °F and the expected precipitation is 4.7″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

If you’re looking for a Wellington rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of August it’s important to know that the rest of Wellington typically has a temperature of 48.2 °F and will usually expect 4.7″ of precipitation.


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Why use momondo?

Using momondo to book a car rental in Wellington could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car rental websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

Once you have performed a search for a car rental in Wellington, momondo will show the results and enable you to find the best deal by using our filters; here you can narrow your search down by vehicle type, price, agencies and a multitude of policies that can apply.

Yes momondo does have a filter to only highlight car rental deals which offer free cancellation. This filter is available for all car rental searches on momondo including those for cars in Wellington.

Yes, fair fuel policies are a specific filter offered on momondo for all car rental locations including Wellington.

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car rental locations on momondo including Wellington.

Absolutely. You can specifically filter for rental car deals in Wellington with unlimited mileage on momondo.


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