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New Zealand

Car Hire in New Zealand with SIXT

All your car hire needs are covered with SIXT when you arrive in New Zealand. Find us in all major areas, from Auckland to Wellington on the north island and Christchurch to Frankton on the south. Airports, train stations, hotels – we’re available across many convenient locations. You can also take advantage of our affordable price range of luxury models with an average age of only three months. Explore the stunning landscapes of New Zealand in a 4x4 tailored to its hilly country roads or cruise the city streets in a convertible to soak up the sun in style.  

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SIXT Services in New Zealand

We offer a wide variety of car models to choose from, including hatchbacks and city runarounds. We also carry MPVs for larger groups and families, as well as sports and luxury vehicles to enjoy New Zealand in style. With SIXT, you can be sure to be provided with top quality manufacturers like BMW, Audi and Mercedes. Book from one-day car hires up to long-term hire for extended stays. Remember that add-ons such as child seats and sat navs are available to make your car hire in New Zealand as comfortable and hassle-free as possible.  

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Added Extras

You can include child seats, extra divers, as well as protection packages and added miles to your booking at very price-friendly costs.

Driving Tips

In New Zealand people drive on the left side of the road. Also be aware of any stop signs and be sure to stop accordingly.  

Licence Requirements

It is recommended you seek an International Driving Permit before your trip and your valid licence must be matched with the credit card used to make the booking.  

Flexible Hiring Options

We know that any journey is subject to change so if you decide to ‘pay later’ during booking cancellation is free any time. 

Under 25 Car Hire

In New Zealand the minimum age of car hire is 21 years old for most vehicles, and there’s no requirements on how long you’ve held your licence for. 

One-way Car Hire

If you are ending the journey at a different SIXT branch in New Zealand select the location during booking – this may induce tariffs and is dependent on availability. 

Best Places to Visit New Zealand

  • Auckland: A visit to New Zealand’s largest city is an absolute must. Stay for a few nights and experience its vibrant culture, a multitude of museums and second-to-none nightlife before venturing further afield on your trip.  
  • Milford Sound: Described by Rudyard Kipling as the "eighth wonder of the world", this region of extraordinary landscapes is home to dramatic mountains, tranquil fjords and a vast array of wildlife, including penguins and dolphins.  
  • Bay of Islands: This is the perfect spot for fishing, sailing, scuba diving and all different kinds of water sports. Take a boat trip and discover an area made up of 144 islands and boasting unforgettable coastal views.  

Summer in New Zealand 2021

Adventures are aplenty when you hire a car in New Zealand during the summer period. Head inland for wonderful hikes and soak in the mountains, lakes and epic scenery under the glistening Oceania sun. Discover tranquil bays and relax by the sea or try your hand at surfing or snorkelling. For wine lovers, Waiheke Island is home to thriving vineyards where you can sample some of the finest grapes in the country.  

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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