What do I need to rent a car in New Zealand?

To rent a car in New Zealand you need a full valid driver’s licence and a credit or debit card for the security bond. If your licence is not in English, you must also present an International Driver’s Licence in addition to your home licence.

Can tourists drive in New Zealand?

Absolutely! Driving is the best way to explore New Zealand and offers the most flexible way to get around.

What is the minimum age to drive a hire car in New Zealand?

The minimum age to rent a vehicle in New Zealand is 21 years of age. A Young Driver Fee applies for drivers aged 21 to 24 years of age. To rent a car in New Zealand you must have a full and valid driver’s licence.