Essential Workers | Budget Rent A Car New Zealand

Exclusive Rates For
Essential Workers
From $10 Per Day

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Offer Details

Here at Budget we want to make sure our essential workers have a safe and reliable means of transport to get to and from their jobs to help keep our economy moving.

As a token of our appreciation we are offering all essential workers an exclusive rate on our vehicles until 30th June for their personal use.

Simply book for 7 or more days using your personal credit card and receive a vehicle from $10 a day, include BCD E025500 when booking. Sorry we can’t accept corporate chargebacks for this offer.



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Are you an essential worker?

If you work in the following industries and can show your identification upon pick up of your rental, you will be eligible.

  • Health and social care workers
  • Paramedics/ambulance workers
  • Support, disability & aged care workers
  • Pharmacist and pharmacy workers
  • Public safety and national security workers
  • Education & childcare workers
  • Supermarket and grocery store workers
  • Airport workers
  • Transport workers
  • Other workers with a letter from the government stating they are an essential service.

By booking with Budget you will receive:

  • All-inclusive price including GST and Airport/Ferry Surcharge
  • 100km per day. Extra kilometres are $0.25c per km
  • Reduced excess reduction, capped at 10 days for every 30 days rented.

  • Offer available at all Budget New Zealand locations, excluding North Island locations Gisborne, New Plymouth, Taupo.
  • BCD number E025500 must be quoted at time of booking or rental.
  • Renter must show their drivers licence and an approved essential worker identification.
  • The driver must pay with a personal credit card and corporate chargeback is not permitted.
  • Essential workers eligible for this offer include health and social care workers, paramedics/ambulance workers, support/disability and aged care workers, pharmacist/pharmacy workers, public safety and national security workers, education and childcare workers, supermarket and grocery store workers, airport workers, transport workers plus, other workers who have a letter from the government stating they are an essential worker.
  • Offer is available on A, C, D, E, G and P vehicle groups only, subject to availability.  
  • A minimum rental period of 7 consecutive days are required. With a maximum rental period of 59 days.
  • Valid on rentals from until 30 June 2020.
  • GST and airport/wharf fees are all inclusive to this offer. 
  • Excess reduction is capped at 10 days for every 30 days rented.
  • Additional excess reduction is available at an additional, reduced cost. 
  • 100km per day is included. Excess kilometres charged at $0.25c per km.
  • May not be used in conjunction with any other promotional, coupon or discounted offer.
  • Offer is non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Budget standard age, credit and driver requirements apply.
  • Standard Budget Rental Terms and Conditions apply.